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The 5 Best Songs We Heard This Week: Grimes, Karen O, Curren$y

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Grimes week (and October) is coming to a close, and we finally have a release date (November 6) for Art Angels, the long-awaited follow-up to Claire Boucher’s breakout release Visions. (And here we were hoping for “A Very Grimesy Halloween.”) Luckily, we’ve got plenty to hold us over until next week as you get ready for the world’s biggest game of dress-up this weekend.
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Who Won the 2000s Garage Rock Revival War? A Ranking Circa 2014

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The rock’n’roll dreams of 2003 are alive in this month’s record release calendar. Yeah Yeah Yeahs leader Karen O released her debut solo album, Crush Songs, last week, while her NYC compatriots Interpol attempted to mount another comeback with their fifth album, El Pintor. Later this month, Strokes frontman Julian Casablancas will release his debut with The Voidz as his backing band, entitled Tyranny.
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The 50 Greatest Crush Songs Ever

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This week, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ Karen O releases her debut solo album, and it happens to have a very specific theme that caught our attention here at Flavorwire HQ: songs about crushes. But Karen O’s oftentimes sad, solemn songs only represent one side of the experience of having a crush. So we got to thinking: what songs about longing stick with us after the thrill of the chase turns into something deeper? Which serve as a salve when you find out that your crush isn’t mutual? What about the ones that give you the nerve to try and steal your crush away from someone else? Or how those that capture the thrilling promise of something new? All of these oh-so-complicated scenarios are represented here, in our unranked list of the 50 greatest crush songs ever …Read More