EW recommends songs similar to the ones you already love

By EW Staff
May 27, 2011 at 04:00 AM EDT

Love This?
Nelly, ”Hot in Herre”
Extra consonants and a clothes-off directive owned the summer of 2002.
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Swizz Beatz Feat. Eve, ”Everyday (Coolin’)”
Rising mercury can’t make Swizz break a sweat on this icebox-crisp banger.

Love This?
Gorillaz, ”Feel Good Inc.”
Cartoons do it better — if “it” is louche dance-funk boogaloos circa 2005.
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Studio Killers, ”Ode to the Bouncer”
More animated avatars from England! And more shimmering earworm hooks.

Love This?
Blink-182, ”All the Small Things”
Pop-punk na-na-nas ruled supreme at the turn of the millennium.
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Emily’s Army, ”West Coast”
Bouncy lip-ring rock strikes again — with actual Green Day offspring on board.

Love This?
Lil Wayne , ”A Milli”
The steamiest months of ’08 belonged to Wayne’s hypnotic staccato.
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Big Sean, ”Do It”
Absurdist Wayne-style rhymes hooked to a burbling underwater beat.

Love This?
Phoenix, ”1901”
French hipsters turned le disco on its retro-fromage ear in ’09.
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Holy Ghost!, ”Wait & See”
New York duo rides the synth-o-rama rainbow to breezy dance-floor bliss.