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Photo by Alberto H.

Along with another recently released song (“Chilango Blues”), I was immediately entranced with Laferte’s sultry and empowered take on a barroom ballad. Read more

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I’m going to come out and say it: “Hey Jealousy” is the greatest song of the ’90s. Read more

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Photo by Tim Ellis / Flickr commons

There were other tapes in my stepdad’s Chevy Blazer and I owned other Yankovic albums before and after, but none were as special to me as UHF. Read more

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Photo by Jimi Giannatti

They’re both among some of the most emotionally honest bands to ever make it big. I’ll always stan for earnestness in rock music. Read more

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But of all the songs with the word “corazón” (and there are a lot), the one that instinctively came to my mind was Natalia Lafourcade’s “Tú Sí Sabes Quererme.” Read more

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