Listen to the Noise Pop mix of songs that shout out to other songs, including tracks by Metric, Drake, CSS, Okkervil River, and more.
It's no surprise that musicians find inspiration in other musicians from time to time. Sometimes that inspiration even earns a shout out -- whether in the form of a copied lyric or lick, an homage or a dis. This episode we're playing some of our favorite songs that feature all of the above.
1. "Gimme Sympathy" -- Metric, Fantasies
2. "Plus Ones" -- Okkervil River, The Stage Names
3. "Blonde on Blonde" -- Nada Surf, Let Go
4. "Ben Lee" -- Ataris, single
5. "Let It Rain" -- Tilly and the Wall, Wild Like Children
6. "Worst Behavior" -- Drake, Nothing Was the Same
7. "Jump" -- Rihanna, Unapologetic
8. "Let's Make Love and Listen to Death from Above" -- CSS, Cansei de Ser Sexy
9. "Feel Good Inc." -- Gorillaz, Demon Days
10. "All I Want" -- LCD Soundsystem, This Is Happening
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