Readers' Poll: The 10 Best Taylor Swift SongsYour picks include 'Red,' 'Long Live' and more
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10. 'Safe and Sound' (with the Civil Wars)
Swift's meditative, breathy vocals stand at the center of this tear-jerking ballad from the T-Bone Burnett-produced Hunger Games soundtrack. The singer is joined here by the folk duo and fellow Nashville natives the Civil Wars, to whom she previously gave a major career boost by proclaiming them one of her favorite musical acts.