Kate Nash is another potty-mouthed Euro like Lily Allen. This single was off her 2007 album, “Made of Bricks.” What I like about this song is how she sings in a hurried way, yet stops in the middle of the track to add her commentary. This song is about a couple who are on the verge of a break up. as it says in the hook, “Our fingertips are holding/Onto the cracks in our foundation/ I know that I should let go, But I can’t.” While the album as a whole is OK, this song really stands way above anything else on the album. This song reached number 2 in the UK, but never really made a dent here in the U.S. Slant ranked this song #17 as the top 25 singles of 2008. Click here for a free download of a remix of “Caroline’s a Victim” and the video for “Foundations!” Enjoy!
– October 4, 2009