Boys Like Girls roared into the top 40 this summer with the hyperactive single "Love Drunk," but for its follow-up, the band slows things down and displays a softer side. The group pairs up with Taylor Swift for "Two Is Better Than One," which fits its own repertoire as well as the country star's. Lead singer/songwriter Martin Johnson's falsetto complements Swift's sweet tone, and producer Brian Howes builds an orchestral arrangement around their vocals that would be well-suited to a climactic movie moment. The delicate violin strings, conducted by David Campbell, echo the song's declaration about the importance of mending a relationship on the rocks. Already on track to be another hit for Boys Like Girls, this moving duet stands as proof of its own title. -Michael Menachem
Boys Like Girls featuring Taylor Swift, "Two Is Better Than One"
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