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Singles swap: May 4, 2012

EW recommends songs similar to the ones you already love

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Katy Perry, ”Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)”
Katy gets weekend-wasted, turns loss of dignity and pants into pop smash.
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Rita Ora, ”How We Do (Party)”
London-via-Kosovo import celebrates drunky fun times, minus punitive damages.

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Beck, ”The New Pollution”
Nineties folk-mod demigod feelin’ groovy — but also, you know, kind of blasé
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Hacienda, ”Savage”
Texas rockers do similar sweet haze, with assist from the Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach.

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Jay-Z, ”On to the Next One”
Rap tycoon drops bass-line thunder, reminds young climbers who’s boss.
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Stalley, ”Everything New”
Ohio upstart approximates Hova’s flow over thunka-thunk Neptunes beat.

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The Cure, ”Just Like Heaven”
Goth-rock classic makes shimmery case for soft-and-only love, boys in lipstick.
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Violens, ”Totally True”
New York trio keep the Cure’s synth-soaked dreaminess, skip the Maybelline.

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Rufus and Chaka Khan, ”Ain’t Nobody”
Chaka takes express train to Funkytown, definitely has a crush on the conductor.
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Rebecca Ferguson, ”Too Good to Lose”
Sultry soul-pop runner-up from U.K.’s X Factor won’t let go of her own good man.