Sandra Gonzalez
March 30, 2012 AT 04:00 AM EDT

Eminem, ”Not Afraid”
”His lyrics are so powerful. When you go through life, you hit certain roadblocks; he’s not afraid to keep moving forward.”

Bob Dylan, ”House of the Rising Sun”
”I’ve had it on my iPod for a long time, but I think I really started playing it when we were doing Breaking Dawn in Louisiana. Bob Dylan, to me, can’t do anything wrong. This song’s not his, but his voice is so distinct that it washes away everyone else’s version.”

Matthew Peryman Jones, ”Save You”
”He’s not hugely known. But I [wrote, produced, and starred in] this movie Loosies and discovered him when I was looking for music for it, even though we didn’t end up putting him on the soundtrack. And maybe I’m a hopeless romantic, but he has really cool love songs. It’s a good contrast to the Eminem song. [Laughs]”

Adele, ”Set Fire to the Rain”
”I love any Adele song, but I’ve listened to all the other ones so much that I’ve moved on to this one right now. There’s not one bad song on her album. She’s got the whole package — her lyrics, her vocals, the melodies.”

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