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Top 10 MP3s of the Week (7/26)

on July 26, 2013, 12:00am
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cassettes Top 10 MP3s of the Week (7/26)

Lots of emotional pits and valleys on this week’s countdown, from star-studded collaborations (Elvis Costello & the Roots) to songs about divorce (Sebadoh) and odes to the awkwardness of puberty (FIDLAR). Dance, laugh, shed a tear. This one goes everywhere.

10. FIDLAR – “Awkward”

Jonathan Rado

Adolescent anxiety seeps from FIDLAR’s latest single, which is a re-recording of a track that originally featured Kate Nash. “I’ll probably end up fucking up and make it super awkward,” sings the ever-optimistic Zac Carper. Whiny girlfriends, barfing at parties, awful haircuts — sounds like junior high. And God knows that shit was awkward.–Jon Hadusek

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