By Leah Greenblatt
Updated October 09, 2009 at 10:21 PM EDT
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Kansas-City native Janelle Monae, the pompadoured high priestess of alt-soul weirdiosity, is no stranger to corporate tie-ins.

But it’s hard to fault her when she does it so well; “Come Alive (The War Of The Roses),” a zoot-suit post-mod shuffle created exclusively for Kia Soul Collective is currently downloadable on the car company’s website; we’ve also got a stream here:

What do you think, Music Mixers — all aboard the Monae train, or do prefer your Janelle outside the inc. tanks?

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