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We continue our definitive list of the greatest songs of the last ten years. Who's next?
Ash - 'Burn Baby Burn'
Tim Wheeler's power punk tykes releawsed this single in 2001, taking it from their acclaimed "Free All Angels" album.
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Kaiser Chiefs - 'Oh My God'
This was the Kaisers' debut single, later reissued in 2005 just before their debut album "Employment" hit the shops. Later covered by Mark Ronson and Lily Allen.
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Johnny Cash - 'Hurt'
The Man In Black covered Nine Inch Nails' gloomy classic for his "American Recordings IV" album shortly before his death and pretty much trampled all over the original.
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Doves - 'Black And White Town'
This Motown-flavoured track was taken as the first single for Doves' 2005 album "Some Cities".
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The Killers - 'Read My Mind'
Made No. 57 in Xfm's 100 Greatest Songs Of All Time. Brandon Flowers claims it's the best song he's ever written.
Download Read My Mind from iTunes
Arctic Monkeys - 'View From The Afternoon'
The opening track from the Arctic Monkey's debut album "Whatever People Say I Am That's What I'm Not" in 2006. It's about a character looking forward to an evening out.
Download The View from the Afternoon from iTunes
Vampire Weekend - 'A Punk'
New York's Vampire Weekend cause much music industry buzz last year with their self-titled debut album, featuring this isntance classic.
Download A-Punk from iTunes
Muse - 'The Uprising'
The lead single from this year's album "The Resistance", making number 9 in the UK charts. Wikipedia says that it samples the Dr Who theme, but we can't hear it.
Download The Uprising from iTunes
Athlete - 'Wires'
Deptford's Athlete nailed a surefire hit with this track from their second album "Tourist", back in 2004.
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Marmaduke Duke - 'Rubber Lover'
The "conceptual rock" duo of Biffy Clyro's Simon Neil and JP Reid, this track samples Billy Joel's "Sleeping With The Television On".
Download Rubber Lover from iTunes
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