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City Weekly is asking locals what’s playing on their iPods and assorted digital toys'brand-new tunes, classic favorites, etc.'right now, and why. This week, in a special non-local edition, Adrian & the Sickness singer-guitarist Adrian Conner (who is also Hell’s Belles’ Angus-ette) reveals what she and her Austin bandmates are listening to in the van on the road to Burt’s Tiki Lounge, Thursday, Sept. 15. Note to future Track Stars: Conner came up with this list in about 10 minutes.

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Young Heart Attack, “Starlite”

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(2004, YoungHeartAttack.net)

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“The vocal arrangements make me cry.”

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AC/DC, “Long Way to the Top”

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(1976, AC-DC.net)

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“I always pound at least one of my fists blue during this song when I’m drunk.”

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Prince, “Little Red Corvette”

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(1983, NPGMusicClub.com)

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“It’s a good substitute for sex.”

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White Stripes, “Little Ghost”

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(2005, WhiteStripes.com)

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“A good ass-bobbin’ song on a road trip'you’ve got to get your exercise on the road somehow!”

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Dixie Chicks, “White Trash Wedding”

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(2002, DixieChicks.com)

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“We sing our asses off to this one.”

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Thomas Dolby, “She Blinded Me With Science”

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(1982, ThomasDolby.com)

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“So I can practice my vogue dance moves.”

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Queens of the Stone Age, “A Song for the Deaf”

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(2002, QOTSA.com)

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“Good when you’re driving on a dark road in the middle of the night.”

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Rancid, “Red Hot Moon”

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(2003, RancidRancid.com)

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“Red-hot rhythm!”

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The Darkness, “I Believe in a Thing Called Love”

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(2003, TheDarknessRock.com)

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“I can get my butt-rock fix without being stuck in the ’80s.”

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The Distillers, “L.A. Girl”

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(2000, TheDistillers.com)

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“When I start thinking about all the people who piss me off, I can get it out singing to this tune.”

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