11. Sage Francis – Copper Gone

Copper Gone
“Copper Gone” by Sage Francis

Country: US
Release date: 3 June 2014
Label: Strange Famous Records

“You should drown me in that womanhood and teach me how to swim
Beat me with my own hands and tie down my limbs
Suffer for my sins or let me suffer from within
But in the end this is not a love ballad
We can battle with tattoos to cover up the bruises
The first to show any sign of discomfort loses
For the first time in a long time you’re not who my muse is
And this is not a love ballad”

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14. First Aid Kit – Stay Gold

Stay Gold
“Stay Gold” by First Aid Kit

Country: Sweden
Release date: 6 June 2014
Label: Columbia Records

“I could move to a small town
And become a waitress
Say my name was Stacy
And I was figuring things out
See my baby, he left me
And I don’t feel like it tonight
I remember sleepless nights
I remember Chicago
I remember the music
From the downstairs bar
Girls, they just want to have fun
And the rest of us hardly know who we are”

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18. ScHoolboy Q – Oxymoron

“Oxymoron” by ScHoolboy Q

Country: US
Release date: 25 February 2014
Label: Top Dawg Entertainment

“Rat-Tone my niggas’ brother showed me my first K
I was amazed, me and Floyd was in the back, he called us over like “Hey”
Yawk, yawk, yawk, yawk! We like “Damn, nigga”
Then again, yawk, yawk! We like “Damn, nigga”
Hearing him say cause turned us to a fan, nigga
Later on he got locked so know we’re taking his fades
Continue the chapter from his life, we flipping that page
Gangbanging was a ritual and grandma would help
She should’ve never left her gun on the shelf
This little Piggy went to market, this little Piggy carry chrome”

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