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A photo gallery of the pre-rock singers on our All-TIME 100 Songs list
Our critics pick the most extraordinary English-language popular recordings since the beginning of TIME magazine in 1923. Here are 100 (unranked) songs of enduring beauty, power and inventiveness
It might make them stronger, but it still doesn’t make them original.
You thought his version of “Common People” was weird? Well, this has that beat.
Rihanna’s new music video is simultaneously depressing and uplifting.
Sgt. Larvelle “Motor Mouth” Jones from the Police Academy movies really knows how to rock
There’s always been a strange comfort in Michael Stipe’s grizzled, slightly nasal voice. Though I’ve never counted R.E.M. among my favorite bands, he’s managed to permanently lodge himself in some part of my brain.
He’s so …
M83’s Anthony Gonzalez has finally done what so many artists have tried but failed to do: make a pure pop record for the bedroom floor.
One of the most important British acts of the last two decades is getting the band back together.
Lana Del Rey is famous because she’s pretty.
No matter how good or bad the songs, Beyoncé’s music videos are always great.