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MASTAS Episode 4: Ellie Goulding, "Codes"

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In MASTAS Episode 4, we're riding the sweet wave of Ellie Goulding's "Codes," while also pondering Swedish hitmakers, songs that help us get over terrible boyfriends, and that band from the Buffy soundtrack that Sarah FINALLY remembered.

Tweet us at TalkSongs to suggest future songs, share your favorite Max Martin hits, and identify your favorite "old-lady walk."

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Learn more about David Gregory Byrne, who wrote this week's new wave theme song.

Enjoy this quiz Mark created about Max Martin's hit songs.

Go read The Song Machine by John Seabrook.

Then you can legally download "Codes" and its '90s predecessor, "I Quit." And also that Vanessa Paradis song we talked about.

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