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14 Songs To Play In Your Head While You Strut Down The Street

There's never a wrong time to hold your head up high or close your eyes while you walk down the sidewalk and listen to the music in your head. Whether you're trying to impress or couldn't give a flying fuck, these tunez are the best of the best.

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1. Ghetto Superstar by Pras, Mya and 'Ol Dirty Bastard

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A little background: The song was released in 1998 and reached number fifteen on the Billboard Hot 100. The chorus is a reworking of the chorus of the 1983 Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton hit "Islands in the Stream", written by the Bee Gees.

2. Modern Love by David Bowie

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A little background: Modern Love was the first track on Bowie's album Let's Dance. The song has been featured in many films, including Adventureland, Hot Tub Time Machine, and Frances Ha.

3. 212 by Azealia Banks

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A little background: The song samples the track "Float My Boat" by Lazy Jay, who is credited on the track.The song is named after Azealia's hometown- Harlem, NY!

4. Anna Sun by Walk The Moon

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A little background:The song which at number ten on the Billboard Alternative Rock Charts and number twenty on the Billboard Rock Charts. The music video features original choreography from Kim Popa of PONES Inc., as well as a cast full of the band's friends.

5. I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles) by The Proclaimers

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A little background:The song reached number three in the United States Billboard Hot 100 in 1993 when the song appeared in the film Benny & Joon. The song has also been featured on How I Met Your Mother, Bachelorette, Grey's Anatomy and Pitch Perfect.

6. Stayin' Alive by Bee Gees

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A little background:This disco song became popular after the release of Saturday Night Fever, where John Travolta famously struts down the street to the beat of this very song.

7. Get Me Bodied by Beyoncé

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A little background:The song follows Beyoncé as she gets ready to hit the town and tear up the dance floor, doing her "Naomi Campbell walk." In 2010, the song was re-recorded as "Move Your Body" for the Let's Move! Flash Workout campaign.

8. Dancing in the Street by Martha Reeves and The Vandellas

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A little background: It is one of Motown's signature songs and is the group's premier signature song. The song took on a different meaning when riots in inner-city America led to many young black demonstrators citing the song as a civil rights anthem to social change.

9. Dancing On My Own by Robyn

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A little background:The song was written and produced by Robyn and Patrik Berger, and was inspired by gay disco anthems by Ultravox, Sylvester and Donna Summer.

10. You Make My Dreams by Hall & Oates

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A little background: The song reached number five on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1981, but has gained much more acclaim since then through its appearances in pop culture. The song was featured prominently in (500) Days of Summer where Joseph Gordon-Levitt struts down the street in a grand musical number set to the song.

11. Diva by Beyoncé (#2 on the list)

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A little background: Queen B has stated that, while unintentional, "Diva" is now the feminine companion to Lil Wayne's 2008 song "A Milli." The song reached number one on the US Hot Dance Club Play chart, giving B-Knowles her ninth number one on the chart.

12. Brave by Sara Bareilles

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A little background:The song was co-written by Bareilles and Jack Antonoff from the band Fun., as the singer was inspired from the struggles that a close friend dealt with in regards to coming out. The creative music video directed by Rashida Jones shows Bareilles, along with a few strangers, dancing crazily in public places.

13. Push It by Salt n Pepa

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A little background:This song ranked number nine on VH1's 100 Greatest Songs of Hip Hop and samples lyrics of You Really Got Me by The Kinks.

14. Daylight by Matt and Kim

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A little background:The song appears in The Sims 3: World Adventures, translated into Simlish and the music video has gained over 12 million views on YouTube. Great for walking outside on a bright, sunshiny day.

Here's a playlist with all the songs, for an easier strut.

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