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Our Favorite Songs Right Now: the Weeknd, Leonard Cohen, Beck and More

Plus, Danny Brown’s latest manic offering, Prep’s ultra-smooth yacht-pop

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Hear the latest playlist of current Rolling Stone favorites, including tracks from Beck, the Weeknd and Leonard Cohen.

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As Halloween approaches, pop artists are embracing the spirit of the season. The latest playlist of current Rolling Stone favorites starts by plunging you into gloom courtesy of tracks from respective prince and king of darkness the Weeknd and Leonard Cohen. Below you'll also hear the latest offerings from Beck and Danny Brown, and should-be hits from up-and-comers like Prep and Goat Girl.

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Prep, “Who’s Got You Singing Again”

Buy a boat and learn how to make a good piña colada before slipping into this butter-smooth yacht-pop from some very slick British dudes. 

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Cherub feat. T.I., “Signs”

Two Nashville electro-pop bros and a Southern-rap vet team up on a dance track that'll make you want to stay on the floor until you pass out. 

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Beck, “Up All Night”

A nice, Beckishly weird surprise: Our boy does summery Timberlakean pop so straight-ahead catchy, a few people online assumed that it had to be some sort of pokerfaced parody. If so, the joke is on them, because he's laughing all the way to the beach. 

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Danny Brown, “Really Doe”

Kendrick Lamar helps out the Detroit rapper as he gives the fine art of running shit a manic, existential intensity. 

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