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Santigold calls out Lady Gaga, Katy Perry in “Big Mouth” video

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Santigold today released the video for "Big Mouth," the first single off her new album, Master of My Make-Believe, the follow-up to her 2008 debut album, Creator. Since then she's popped up as a guest on such albums as Beastie Boys' Hot Sauce Committee Part Two and The Lonely Island's Turtleneck & Chain, but it really is about time she got back to making her own stuff. And if this track is any indication, she's still her weird, sometimes bombastic and sometimes quiet/oddly danceable self. Luckily, if you're feeling it, you can download the track from her official website.

But if you've spent four years out of the limelight, how do you make sure you make a big enough splash with your new material? In Santigold's case, she explicitly calls out artists like Lady Gaga and Katy Perry, both through some crude cartoon caricatures and, well, the chorus of the song. ("Big mouth, big mouth, quiet now you've said enough" isn't exactly subtle.)

If you're wondering, the blonde is apparently meant to be Lindsay Lohan, though that's random even for this video. And while her criticism is certainly valid — if she thinks the pop stars of the moment talk a whole lot of nothing, she'll find a lot of people to back her up — I always find these feuds tiresome. (Is this even a feud? Should I say "taunt"? "Provocation"?) There is room for more than one of you on the charts, actually! iPods can hold so much music these days, you do not, in fact, have to literally fight for space. (Also, apparently all that Hot 100 piffle didn't seem to bother Santigold too much when she was writing songs for Ashlee Simpson.)

But let's not focus too much on the negative. Hey, everyone, Santigold is back! Yay!