100 Best Songs of the 2000s

The Shins, 'New Slang'
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57. The Shins, 'New Slang'

The song Natalie Portman told Zach Braff would change his life (see Garden State) is a sweet ballad of what might've been, but wasn't. "I'm looking in on the good life I might be doomed never to find" nails a generational mindset like a baby T-shirt slogan.

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