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Hello! After getting all the way down to 32 songs from 200, it's time to get down to our final 10. This will be done with a traditional tournament, single elimination, one-on-one, using our 32 remaining songs. I have seeded them randomly. We will do a do a standard tournament until we have 8 left, and then I will post a place to vote to save two of the 24 losers for the final round.

Here are this weeks match-ups! Select one song from each pair below as your favorite. You have one week from the time of this post, or September 9.

09. Lana Del Rey | Video Games vs. Adele | Rolling in the Deep
10. Azealia Banks | 212 vs. Courtney Barnett | Pedestrian at Best
11. M83 | Midnight City vs. David Bowie | I Can't Give Everything Away
12. Frank Ocean | Thinkin Bout You vs. Kanye West | Power
13. Arcade Fire | Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains) vs. Kendrick Lamar | King Kunta
14. FKA twigs | Cellophane vs. The Black Keys | Lonely Boy
15. Tame Impala | Let It Happen vs. Sia | Chandelier
16. LCD Soundsystem | Dance Yrself Clean vs. Vampire Weekend | Diane Young

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09. Lana Del Rey | Video Games
10. Azealia Banks | 212
11. M83 | Midnight City
12. Kanye West | Power
13. Arcade Fire | Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)
14. FKA twigs | Cellophane
15. Tame Impala | Let It Happen
16. LCD Soundsystem | Dance Yrself Clean
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09. Lana Del Rey | Video Games
10. Azealia Banks | 212
11. M83 | Midnight City
12. Frank Ocean | Thinkin Bout You
13. Arcade Fire | Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)
14. FKA twigs | Cellophane
15. Tame Impala | Let It Happen
16. LCD Soundsystem | Dance Yrself Clean
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09. Pass
10. Pass
11. M83 | Midnight City
12. Pass
13. Arcade Fire | Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)
14. The Black Keys | Lonely Boy
15. Tame Impala | Let It Happen
16. LCD Soundsystem | Dance Yrself Clean
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Adele | Rolling in the Deep (Very tough choice)
Azealia Banks | 212
M83 | Midnight City
Kanye West | Power
Arcade Fire | Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)
The Black Keys | Lonely Boy
Tame Impala | Let It Happen
LCD Soundsystem | Dance Yrself Clean
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Choosing 212 over Pedestrian pained my very soul to literally no end.
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09. Adele | Rolling in the Deep
10. Courtney Barnett | Pedestrian at Best
11. M83 | Midnight City
12. Frank Ocean | Thinkin Bout You
13. Arcade Fire | Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)
14. The Black Keys | Lonely Boy
15. Sia | Chandelier
16. Vampire Weekend | Diane Young
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09. Adele | Rolling in the Deep
10. Courtney Barnett | Pedestrian at Best
11. M83 | Midnight City
12. Frank Ocean | Thinkin Bout You
13. Kendrick Lamar | King Kunta
14. FKA twigs | Cellophane
15. Sia | Chandelier
16. Vampire Weekend | Diane Young
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Lana Del Rey | Video Games vs. Adele | Rolling in the Deep
Azealia Banks | 212 vs. Courtney Barnett | Pedestrian at Best
M83 | Midnight City vs. David Bowie | I Can't Give Everything Away
Frank Ocean | Thinkin Bout You vs. Kanye West | Power
Arcade Fire | Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains) vs. Kendrick Lamar | King Kunta
FKA twigs | Cellophane vs. The Black Keys | Lonely Boy
Tame Impala | Let It Happen vs. Sia | Chandelier
LCD Soundsystem | Dance Yrself Clean vs. Vampire Weekend | Diane Young
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09. Lana Del Rey | Video Games
10. Azealia Banks | 212
11. M83 | Midnight City
12. Frank Ocean | Thinkin Bout You
13. Arcade Fire | Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)
14. FKA twigs | Cellophane
15. Sia | Chandelier
16. LCD Soundsystem | Dance Yrself Clean
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9. Adele | Rolling in the Deep
10. Azealia Banks | 212
11. M83 | Midnight City
12. Kanye West | Power
13. Arcade Fire | Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)
14. The Black Keys | Lonely Boy
15. Sia | Chandelier
16. LCD Soundsystem | Dance Yrself Clean

Cellophane vs Lonely Boy is the only one that was a close call for me.
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09. Lana Del Rey | Video Games
10. Courtney Barnett | Pedestrian at Best
11. David Bowie | I Can't Give Everything Away
12. Kanye West | Power
13. Arcade Fire | Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)
14. The Black Keys | Lonely Boy
15. Sia | Chandelier
16. Vampire Weekend | Diane Young
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09. Lana Del Rey | Video Games
10. Courtney Barnett | Pedestrian at Best
11. David Bowie | I Can't Give Everything Away
12. Frank Ocean | Thinkin Bout You
13. Arcade Fire | Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)
14. FKA twigs | Cellophane
15. Sia | Chandelier
16. LCD Soundsystem | Dance Yrself Clean
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Adele | Rolling in the Deep
Azealia Banks | 212
David Bowie | I Can't Give Everything Away
Frank Ocean | Thinkin Bout You
Arcade Fire | Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)
FKA twigs | Cellophane
Sia | Chandelier
LCD Soundsystem | Dance Yrself Clean
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The most formidable round so far- 5 songs that made into my decade top 100 and 2 more that wouldn't be out of place among such company:

15. Lana Del Rey - Video Games v. 10. Adele - Rolling in the Deep
4. Azealia Banks feat. Lazy Jay - 212 v. 16. Courtney Barnett - Pedestrian at Best
12. M83 - Midnight City v. 13. David Bowie - I Can't Give Everything Away
11. Frank Ocean - Thinkin bout You v. 8. Kanye West - POWER
2. Arcade Fire - Sprawl II (Mountains beyond Mountains) v. 1. Kendrick Lamar - King Kunta
5. FKA twigs - Cellophane v. 6. The Black Keys - Lonely Boy
7. Tame Impala - Let It Happen v. 3. Sia - Chandelier
14. LCD Soundsystem - Dance Yrself Clean v. 9. Vampire Weekend - Diane Young
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09. Lana Del Rey | Video Games
10. Courtney Barnett | Pedestrian at Best
11. David Bowie | I Can't Give Everything Away
12. Kanye West | Power
13. Arcade Fire | Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)
14. The Black Keys | Lonely Boy
15. Tame Impala | Let It Happen
16. Vampire Weekend | Diane Young
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09. Lana Del Rey | Video Games
10. Azealia Banks | 212
11. M83 | Midnight City
12. Frank Ocean | Thinkin Bout You
13. Arcade Fire | Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)
14. The Black Keys | Lonely Boy
15. Tame Impala | Let It Happen
16. Vampire Weekend | Diane Young
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2. Lana Del Rey | Video Games vs. 3. Adele | Rolling in the Deep
15. Azealia Banks ft. Lazy Jay | 212 vs. 12. Courtney Barnett | Pedestrian at Best
9. M83 | Midnight City vs. 7. David Bowie | I Can't Give Everything Away
14. Frank Ocean | Thinkin Bout You vs. 10. Kanye West | Power
5. Arcade Fire | Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains) vs. 13. Kendrick Lamar | King Kunta
16. FKA twigs | Cellophane vs. 1. The Black Keys | Lonely Boy
6. Tame Impala | Let It Happen vs. 4. Sia | Chandelier
8. LCD Soundsystem | Dance Yrself Clean vs. 11. Vampire Weekend | Diane Young
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Lana Del Rey | Video Games vs. Adele | Rolling in the Deep
Azealia Banks | 212 vs. Courtney Barnett | Pedestrian at Best
M83 | Midnight City vs. David Bowie | I Can't Give Everything Away
Frank Ocean | Thinkin Bout You vs. Kanye West | Power
Arcade Fire | Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains) vs. Kendrick Lamar | King Kunta
FKA twigs | Cellophane vs. The Black Keys | Lonely Boy
Tame Impala | Let It Happen vs. Sia | Chandelier
LCD Soundsystem | Dance Yrself Clean vs. Vampire Weekend | Diane Young
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Adele | Rolling in the Deep
Courtney Barnett | Pedestrian at Best
M83 | Midnight City
Kanye West | Power
Arcade Fire | Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)
The Black Keys | Lonely Boy
Tame Impala | Let It Happen
Vampire Weekend | Diane Young
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09. Lana Del Rey | Video Games
10. Courtney Barnett | Pedestrian at Best
11. M83 | Midnight City
12. Frank Ocean | Thinkin Bout You
13. Kendrick Lamar | King Kunta
14. The Black Keys | Lonely Boy
15. Tame Impala | Let It Happen
16. LCD Soundsystem | Dance Yrself Clean
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09. Lana Del Rey | Video Games vs. Adele | Rolling in the Deep
10. Azealia Banks | 212 vs. Courtney Barnett | Pedestrian at Best
11. M83 | Midnight City vs. David Bowie | I Can't Give Everything Away
12. Frank Ocean | Thinkin Bout You vs. Kanye West | Power
13. Arcade Fire | Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains) vs. Kendrick Lamar | King Kunta
14. FKA twigs | Cellophane vs. The Black Keys | Lonely Boy
15. Tame Impala | Let It Happen vs. Sia | Chandelier
16. LCD Soundsystem | Dance Yrself Clean vs. Vampire Weekend | Diane Young
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Lana
Azealia
M83
Kanye
Arcade Fire
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Tame Impala
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One day left for this!
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09. Lana Del Rey | Video Games vs. Adele | Rolling in the Deep
10. Azealia Banks | 212 vs. Courtney Barnett | Pedestrian at Best
11. M83 | Midnight City vs. David Bowie | I Can't Give Everything Away
12. Frank Ocean | Thinkin Bout You vs. Kanye West | Power
13. Arcade Fire | Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains) vs. Kendrick Lamar | King Kunta
14. FKA twigs | Cellophane vs. The Black Keys | Lonely Boy
15. Tame Impala | Let It Happen vs. Sia | Chandelier
16. LCD Soundsystem | Dance Yrself Clean vs. Vampire Weekend | Diane Young
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09. Adele | Rolling in the Deep
10. Azealia Banks | 212
11. M83 | Midnight City
12. Frank Ocean | Thinkin Bout You
13. Arcade Fire | Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)
14. FKA twigs | Cellophane
15. Tame Impala | Let It Happen
16. LCD Soundsystem | Dance Yrself Clean
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Only about four hours left!!!
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The Poll is now closed, however, we have a tie between
12. Frank Ocean | Thinkin Bout You vs. Kanye West | Power
First vote on this matchup from someone who has not yet participated wins it!
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Kanye West | Power
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Alright, the poll is now closed for good!!
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The results!

09. Lana Del Rey | Video Games vs. Adele | Rolling in the Deep (12-10)
10. Azealia Banks | 212 vs. Courtney Barnett | Pedestrian at Best (10-12)
11. M83 | Midnight City vs. David Bowie | I Can't Give Everything Away (18-5)
12. Frank Ocean | Thinkin Bout You vs. Kanye West | Power (11-12)
13. Arcade Fire | Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains) vs. Kendrick Lamar | King Kunta (20-3)
14. FKA twigs | Cellophane vs. The Black Keys | Lonely Boy (11-12)
15. Tame Impala | Let It Happen vs. Sia | Chandelier (13-10)
16. LCD Soundsystem | Dance Yrself Clean vs. Vampire Weekend | Diane Young (15-8)

Upsets occurred in matches 10, 12, and 14.
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