"Bad Girls"

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.

Listen to M.I.A's "Bad Girls":

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From The Archives Issue 1150: February 16, 2012
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