Starstruck

Album: Santogold (2008)

Songfacts®:

  • This was produced by London based DJ and producer Switch. He is probably best known for his work with M.I.A. on her critically acclaimed album Kala, which includes the single "Paper Planes."
  • Santigold revealed to the Sun newspaper May 16, 2008 that she originally disliked this song: "The track Starstruck, I hated it. Switch was playing around with the music but I wasn't having it. So I finally just went with the demo for the album and now I love that song."

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  • Theresa from Murfreesboro, TnThe music is amazing, glad this artist is getting the respect she deserves.
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