50 Best Singles of 2011

Beyonce, 'Countdown'
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8. Beyonce, 'Countdown'

A triumphal love song, slathered in crazy sauce: marching-band drums, backward-counting backup singers, honking horns and that weird-ass "boof-boof!" hook.

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