The Rundown: Alicia Keys, Girl on Fire

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  • Alicia Keys
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"Fire We Make," feat. Maxwell

More fire-starting, but here the titular girl catches a spark from her collaborator, R&B recluse Maxwell, whose stratospheric falsetto hasn't aged a day. Lifted by his incredible performance, an unexpected horn section and searing guitar work from blues prodigy Gary Clark Jr., the song is smoky and sexy, rather than just another quiet-storm snoozer, which all too often have dragged down Alicia's albums.

(Photos From Left to Right: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for ABC, Brad Barket/PictureGroup)

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