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Everyone who told me, last week, to cop Emperor Tomato Ketchup wins a Horde commendation for uncommon bravery in battle for new sounds. What a beautiful album. And what a beautiful song. ("Anonymous Collective")  I'd love to see the Yeah Yeahs Yeahs take a crack at this. You can hear the DNA of "Maps" and "Modern Romance" here.




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Ta-Nehisi Coates is a national correspondent at The Atlantic, where he writes about culture, politics, and social issues. He is the author of the memoir The Beautiful Struggle.

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