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M.I.A.

"Bad Girls"

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February 6, 2012

This repolished highlight from M.I.A.'s Vicki Leekx mixtape still rides a slinky, Bollywood-style Danja beat, and the key line flips the emotional script: "I had a handle on it/My life, but I broke it." As anthems to recklessly empowered car sex go, surprisingly melancholy.

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