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Got a Girl Crush On: Solange’s cover of ‘I Could Fall in Love’ by Selena (and all is right in the world)

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Got a Girl Crush On: Miley Cyrus’ cover of Dolly Parton’s “Jolene”

Color me impressed!

(see also: Dolly & Miley’s duet)

Got a Girl Crush On: St. Vincent - These Days (DUMBO Session - Nico cover)

These days I sit on corner stones. And count the time in quarter tones to ten…

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Got a Girl Crush On: Basia Bulat covering Ted Leo & The Pharmacists’ “Where Have All The Rude Boys Gone?”

from The A.V. Club’s incredible “Undercover” series

Got a Girl Crush On: Angus & Julia Stone - You’re The One That I Want (Grease cover)


Got a Girl Crush On: Lykke Li - Silver Springs (Fleetwood Mac Cover)

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Got a Girl Crush On: “I Am a Scientist” (Mates of State cover Guided by Voices to promote girls in science)

The problems are clear. Science and technology fields hold the jobs of the future, but our young women aren’t being prepared effectively to lead, or even compete. Interest in science is equal among younger girls and boys, and then diverges from middle school onward. There’s many culprits to blame, and most of them are social.

So again we ask: How do we fix it?

There’s wrong ways. And then there’s really wrong ways, like last week’s “Science, It’s A Girl Thing” fiasco. You don’t encourage girls in science by creating unrealistic role models and more stereotypes. That’s why I love the soon-to-be-released Science Fair album, especially this track from Mates of State.

To me, it captures all the right stuff. The happy curiosity, the proud young girl working on what makes her happy, and getting to prove the naysayers wrong in the end. The full album features tracks that serve to inspire young girls in education, all performed by female singers, and all of the proceeds will go to girls’ STEM programs through Girls, Inc..

If you’d like more information on the Science Fair album, check out their website. 

directed by Lindsay Van Dyke

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Got a Girl Crush On: Patti Smith’s cover of "Smells Like Teen Spirit"