Mika, The Boy Who Knew Too Much

Mika is not one for subtlety: The U.K. pop star crams his songs with towering choruses, Freddie Mercury-esque vocals, and charging beats. But "We Are Golden" is so memorable—a sort of first-hit-off-the-pipe anthem—you forgive piano and string over-indulgences and enjoy the ride.

Mika, The Boy Who Knew Too Much [Casablanca/Universal Republic]

Mika is not one for subtlety: The U.K. pop star crams his songs with towering choruses, Freddie Mercury-esque vocals, and charging beats. But "We Are Golden" is so memorable—a sort of first-hit-off-the-pipe anthem—you forgive piano and string over-indulgences and enjoy the ride. Matthew Hendrickson

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