It's Mini Moose's week. Here are her seven picks for July.
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Pressure Point was released by The Zutons in 2004 from their album, Who Killed...... The Zutons?. The song became the band's first chart appearance in the UK. In the US, it was used in a Levi's commercial and is their only hit, peaking at No. 29 in 2005 on Billboard Hot Modern Rocks Tracks.
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Wonderboy was the second single released in 2002 from Tenacious D's debut album, Tenacious D (2001). The music video, which aired a year before the song's release, was directed by Spike Jonze under the alias Marcus Von Bueler and won a Music Video Production Association award.
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My Body is from Young the Giant's album, Young the Giant. Released digitally in 2010, it hit No. 5 on Billboard Alternative Songs, No. 65 Billboard Hot 100, and is featured in the video game NHL 15. The band wrote the song in a bout of frustration over writer's block.
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Biscuits was written and recorded by Kacey Musgraves as the lead single for her 2015 album, Pageant Material. The album earned a Grammy nomination, and Billboard ranked the song at No. 16 for the Top 25 Songs of 2015 and No. 1 for 10 Best Country Songs of 2015.
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Complicated is the debut single by Avril Lavigne. Released from the 2002 album, Let Go, Complicated is Lavigne's second most successful song, landing at No. 2 on Billboard Hot 100 and holding the top spot on the Adult Top 40 chart for 16 weeks in a row. It was nominated for two Grammys.
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Fergalicious was written by Fergie and will.i.am for Fergie's debut solo album, The Dutchess (2006). The song samples J.J. Fad's Supersonic, among others, and peaked at No. 2 on Billboard Hot 100 and No. 1 on the Pops Songs chart despite its misspell of the word "tasty."
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Sin Wagon was recorded by the Dixie Chicks for their 1999 album, Fly. Though never released as a single, the song is one of the band's most-popular to date. Natalie Maines said the title is in reference to Grease, when Sandy refers to Danny's car as a "sin wagon" at the drive-in.
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