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The Scorching: 2011 Summer Playlist - Vol. 4

More tunage. More first-listens. More summery slickness.

Apparently there's no such thing as trilogies anymore (hence this fourth installment). So, after you've said your goodbyes to Harry Potter, after you've gotten the sand out of your ass, and after you've recovered from Comic-Con, try these on for size:

1. "Without You" by David Guetta feat. Usher - For when you've grown tired of that Taio Cruz mess.
2. "Blackout" by Breathe Carolina
3. "Heavy Metal Lover" by Lady GaGa - Featuring the best opening lyric of any dance song this year, "HML" is an irresistible industrial concoction with a cooing chorus that just. Won't. Go. Away.

4. "Swagger Jagger" Cher Lloyd
5. "In The Dark" by Dev
6. "One Club At A Time" by Midnight Red - B-side RedOne at its best, but still a worthy addition:

7. "Houdini" by Foster The People
8. "Lighters" by Bad Meets Evil feat. Bruno Mars
9. "Howlin' For You" by The Black Keys
10. "Fair Warning" by Penguin Prison
11. "Dedication To My Ex (Miss That)" by Lloyd feat. Andre 3000 - Or, the F**k You of 2011:

12. "Girl Talk" by Justin Faust:

13. "Lady Luck" by Jamie Woon
14. "Walls Come Down" by Keke Palmer
15. "Black and White" by Royal Tailor
16. "Rock Me" by Melanie C
17. "We Don't Get Down Like Y'all" by T.I. feat. B.o.B
18. "Heart Skips a Beat" by Olly Murs feat. Rizzle Kicks
19. "Free Fall" by Kelly Rowland
20. "Jealousy" by Will Young
21. "Surprise Surprise" by Brett Dennen
22. "Killa on the Run" by Sugababes
23. "Flesh" by Simon Curtis
24. "Collide" by Leona Lewis
25. "All About Tonight" by Pixie Lott
26. "Skyscraper" by Demi Lovato - Because it's the girl's I-Just-Got-Out-Of-Rehab anthem.

See you after Labor Day,



sergio said…
In my opinion The Burning was your best playlist which is why I was directed to your blog and ever since I've been following your other playlists hahahaha

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