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July 31, 2014 10:17 PM

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Easily the most Arcade Fiery song on the Montreal superstars' new record "Reflektor", this Win Butler and Regine Chassagne duet is also the song that best earns its dancefloor fuel. Reminiscent of "No Cars Go" in its eventual intensity, the metaphysically-minded "Afterlife" is a back-of-the-arena epic that’s also purpose-built to turn countless house parties into arms-up living room ragers.

There's been a lot of attention paid to R&B's blue-eyed soul singers this year, which makes this rising-star duet between Janelle and Miguel all the more powerful. But that's not what makes it so damn good. That slow, spacey and endlessly sultry soundscape surrounds their virtuosic, intertwining voc...

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