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1The ShinsSimple Song#1 with a bullet. Never a doubt in my mind about this one. The album as a whole was slightly disappointing, but this song is perfect - particularly the melodies.

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2Ben Folds FiveDo It AnywayStrip away everything other than Ben's piano performance and this would still be good enough for #2. Add everything else back in and there was no competition. The 10+ year hiatus didn't diminish the incredible chemistry that these three guys share.

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3SoulsaversTake Me Back HomeWow. Well, this one sorta snuck up on me. That's about all I can say. Beautiful song.

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4The Tragically HipAt TransformationI'd be remiss if I didn't include at least one song in my top 5 that truly rocks... and it came from a somewhat unlikely source. Thanks, Canada!

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5FeistThe Bad In Each OtherHer voice just hits me right where it counts, and the production on this song is mesmerizing.

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