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Andrew Huff / July 15, 2010 11:46 AM

I'm a little embarrassed to admit it, but "California Gurls" is pretty damn catchy. I find it creeping into my subconscious on a frequent basis.

benschomatic / July 15, 2010 1:07 PM

"King of Spain" by Tallest Man on Earth.

kt / July 15, 2010 2:09 PM

Crash Years, The New Pornographers

jd / July 15, 2010 3:01 PM

Unity - Trevor Hall

Robyn / July 15, 2010 3:54 PM

The entire Thank Me Later album by Drake.

mary / July 15, 2010 3:56 PM

i should post this anonymously but im loving lady gagas 'summerboy'

vanessa / July 15, 2010 3:56 PM

"Dance Yrself Clean" by LCD Soundsystem

mary / July 16, 2010 6:39 AM

-posting under my psuedonym

"Sexy Bitch" by David Guetta feat. Akon.

eee / July 16, 2010 10:38 AM

Another vote for "California Gurls" simply because I CANNOT ESCAPE IT. Man, that song is everywhere, whether you like it or not.

keo / July 16, 2010 11:00 AM

California girls? UGH. Not all girls want to "melt someone's popsicle" or have whipped cream shooting out of their boobs. JUST SAYIN.

mike / July 16, 2010 11:03 AM

"Lindsay Brohan" by Javelin

Can't get enough of it.

Vanessa / July 16, 2010 11:04 AM

Hey This is another Vanessa for Dance yourself Clean!

michelle / July 16, 2010 1:32 PM

"erotic stigmata" by Hips-out Hugs

Leelah / July 16, 2010 3:45 PM

"I Can Change" by LCD Soundsystem, but I would like "Sexy Bitch" to be the song that plays every time I walk into a room...

MICAH / July 16, 2010 4:38 PM

Gotta agree with the above posters. Just CAN'T GET ENOUGH of "California Gurls." When is someone going to come out with "Chi-Town Girls?" Kanye seems like the most likely candidate, and I'm not sure I'd really wan to listen to it...

Cody Bralts / July 17, 2010 11:22 AM

"Real Love" by Delorean. When they play this today at Pitchfork, the crowd will go wild. In this weather? Guaranteed.

MjD / July 17, 2010 11:33 AM

Bloodbuzz Ohio by The National

Spoop / July 17, 2010 11:35 AM

Man, I was about to make some hipster joke about California Gurls! Yea boy, I was straight up all ready,locked and loaded!
but I'm glade I "you tubed" the song first

Shucks, I guess I'm just on my own planet,
and on my planet I've officially declared this The Summer of Pigeon
John, and if I had to choose amongst his songs for this summer, I'd go with "Growing Old" and "Matter 101". So, I'm digging this heat big time. It's the best drug!

Laura / July 17, 2010 11:40 AM

Madcon's "Beggin" is my official brainworm of the summer!

Caffrin / July 19, 2010 12:57 PM

Not really a "summer song" in the traditional sense, but I haven't been able to get Robyn's "Dancing on My Own" out of my head for months.

Mucky Fingers / July 19, 2010 1:47 PM

I just discovered "Stellify" by Ian Brown, and that's my mega-jam this season.

Erica / July 19, 2010 10:51 PM

Kelis' entire new album "Flesh Tone" is the ish. The first jam “4th of July (Fireworks)” is a great summer dance-jam.

beer:30 / July 19, 2010 11:12 PM

There's a mash-up LP called Jay-Z at Studio One. Black Album rhymes, classic Studio One riddims. The mash for Dirt Off Your Shoulder kills! Sounds like summer in Kingston and summer in the Bronx. I keep dropping the needle over and over and over.

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