100 Best Songs of the 2000s

The Walkmen, 'The Rat'
49/100

49. The Walkmen, 'The Rat'

An anthem of New York's rock revival that mixed Strokes strumming with U2's operatic fury. Frontman Hamilton Leithauser gives an unlucky caller an earful. "Can't you hear me, I'm bleeding on the wall!" We hear you.

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