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Songs For The Week

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From The Weeknd to The Zombies, here’s what’s orbiting our musical universe this week.

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Foster the People, “Nevermind”

A winding collection of underlying beats. From guitars to drums and mellow, soothing voices, you’re in for a doozy.

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Selena Gomez, Revival

It’s okay, you can listen to it. And it’s the top album at the moment.

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Chumbawamba, “Tubthumping”

‘Cause they’ve been denoted by the cast of TV sitcom, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia as the greatest band of all time. What more reason do you need? (See Season 7, Episode 7).

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The Weeknd, “Can’t Feel My Face” (Martin Garrix Remix)

Chosen by popular demand, 19 year-old Dutch superstar Martin Garrix just recently beat out Major Lazer, Calvin Harris, and David Guetta as the top EDM artist… he also made $17 million this past year. Did we mention he’s only 19? Here’s Garrix’s remix of The Weeknd’s hit song “Can’t Feel My Face.”

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Exo, “The First Snow” (K-Pop Version)

Christmas tunes are inevitably coming so we thought you’d like a preview. K-Pop’s top boy band once had a total of 12 members. Kris, Luhan, and Tao have since filed lawsuits hoping to be removed from the group.

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3 Doors Down, “Kryptonite”

Not paying attention in your fifth grade math class only pays off if you’re drummer/vocalist Brad Arnold writing songs like the one below.

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Adele, “Hello”

It’s Adele’s latest jam. You know what that means. Wine bottles ready? Ready, set, click, play!

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The Zombies, “Odessey and Oracle”

We leave this week thinking of Halloween. While The Zombies have one of the spookiest names around, their album “Odessey and Oracle” is anything but… it’s a psychedelic pop masterpiece from the 1960s.

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Lead-In Image of The Weeknd’s Abel Tesfaye Courtesy of Christian Bertrand / Shutterstock.com

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Joey Fernandez is a music writer from New York’s strongest island. Drop him a line at joey@newswhistle.com or send him a Tweet (@SenorJoseRafael).