The soundtrack of the summer? Place your bets...

It's always a little nerve-wracking making predictions about which songs will soundtrack the forthcoming summer lazing. Last year we went with Lykke Li (high five!), White Denim (back pat!) and Flying Lotus (wrist slap), but the first track we're going to go to bat for this year is "The Reeling" by Passion Pit.

Esquire readers will be pretty familiar with these five boys from Cambridge, Massachusetts, who've graced our pages more than once, but if you've still not experienced them for yourselves, check out their curiously addictive electro-pop single (shrieky... and yet so catchy!) and its "ripping" video below. Their debut album, Manners, is out now, and for details of their future UK dates see MySpace.

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Photograph by Elizabeth Weinberg