It’s a common trend for artists to use past successes, whether their own or from another artist, as a means of inspiration. Nowhere else is that more prevalent on this list than with 50 Cent. But while 50 struggles to get back into form (a struggle that’s been going on for a long, long time), others embark upon the past and provide us with something special. Lana Del Rey provides a gloomier, darker edge to a classic princess song, Wolves in the Throne Room provide us with a great track similar to something you’d find on a murkier release of Dark Side of the Moon, and Greenwood Sharps draws inspiration from the timeless New York classic “Shook Ones Pt. II”. This week's collection of songs, regardless of their inspiration, are all incredible. Which song took home the prize as the top song of the week? Find out below.
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