100 Best Songs of 2013

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Katy Perry, “Roar
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18. Katy Perry, “Roar"

Do you ever get the crazy feeling that Katy Perry wants to empower you? She basically crams a whole mixtape of Eighties breakup songs into one bouncy pop hit that most human beings are powerless to resist. Listen to the lioness in her soul as she glares at her ex with the eye of the tiger. Roar on, Kat.

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