Singles Swap: April 6, 2012 | EW.com

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Singles Swap: April 6, 2012

EW recommends songs similar to the ones you already love

Love This?
The Killers, ”Read My Mind”
Vegas rockers smartly split the difference between ”rhinestone” and ”cowboy.”
Try This!
Dry The River, ”New Ceremony”
Brits display similar gift for hooky, expansive alienation — plus pretty harmonies.

Love This?
Alicia Keys, ”Karma”
Displeased R&B goddess schools bad boyfriend with Eastern philosophy, angry violins.
Try This!
ZZ Ward, ”Better Off Dead”
Throaty chanteuse fronts deep-soul fierceness, flies a little closer to the sanitarium.

Love This?
Skrillex, ”Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites”
Grammy-anointed king of brostep unleashes skittering sonic beasties.
Try This!
Rusko, ”Somebody to Love”
U.K. dance-scene vet brings actual warm blood to wonky-robot bangers.

Love This?
Colbie Caillat, ”Brighter Than the Sun”
Golden-haired songbird’s endless-summer jangle doubles as Zoloft substitute.
Try This!
Tyrone Wells, ”Freedom”
L.A. folk-popper brings less coiffing, same handclappy joyful noise.

Love This?
The Go-Go’s, ”Can’t Stop the World”
Eighties idols sneak surf rock, subversive thoughts under sugary pop surface.
Try This!
The Shondes, ”Are You Ready”
Brooklyn foursome supplies more giddy garage melodics, with Sleater-Kinney twist.