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Need some tunes to soundtrack your Fourth of July fun (and beyond)? We picked 10 scorchers — from Maroon 5, Robyn, Gaslight Anthem, the Roots, and more — just for you
Posted on July 2, 2010 at 3:00pm EDT
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The L.A. smoothies come through with the supercatchy hooks on their upcoming third album's lead single.
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Bright harmonies fill the air on the Aussie singer-songwriter's sweet love song.
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So you wouldn't expect cerebral indie harpist Joanna Newsom's voice to fit comfortably on a hip-hop track? Think again.
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''I'm standing at the crossroads of Temptation and Salvation streets,'' the Nashville star laments on this bluegrass-flavored collab with Miranda Lambert and Jamey Johnson.
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Listen once and you'll understand how the German teen's upbeat pop romp beat all the other contenders at this year's Eurovision Song Contest.
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We can't imagine who would be dumb enough to jilt the Swedish dance-pop queen, but we're thrilled to hear her singing away her heartbreak over a meaty electro groove.
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A walking bass line and plenty of na-na-nas make the arty oddball's '80s-inflected jam an instant winner.
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Janelle Monáe croons the swooning chorus on this standout from the OutKast heavy's solo outing.
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The New Jersey rockers will have you hollering along to this tune's earnest chorus in no time.
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Sprightly electronic bleeps accompany wistful lead vocals on the indie-pop act's latest single.