50 Best Songs of 2010

Katy Perry's 'Teenage Dream,' Sade's 'Soldier of Love,' Kanye's 'Monster' and more

Arcade Fire,
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5. Arcade Fire, "We Used to Wait"

"Now our lives are changing fast," sings Win Butler, spooked and sleepless. But his empathetic croon — and his band's orchestral- rock wallop — make high anxiety sound almost sublime.

Gallery: Arcade Fire Rock Madison Square Garden
Rolling Stone's Best of 2010: Albums, Singles, Movies and more

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