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“I Could Be Wrong”

Chromeo feat. Ezra Koenig | 2010

Canadian electro duo Chromeo collaborated with Vampire Weekend singer Ezra Koenig on the song "I Could Be Wrong," off the band's 2010 album Business Casual. The smooth pop tune featured a mid-song sax solo that Koenig performed when the band played the song live for the first time at Coachella. "[Ezra's] someone we hang out with, so it just made sense to do a track with him," explained Dave 1 as to how the collaboration came about. The two have also been known to hit karaoke bars together. "Him and I go karaoke-ing. He does good Paul Simon, he does a great ‘Human' by The Killers."

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“Bird on a Wire”

Leonard Cohen | 1969

While living on the Greek island of Hydra, Cohen was battling a lingering depression when his girlfriend handed him a guitar and suggested he play something. After spotting a bird on a telephone wire, Cohen wrote this prayer-like song of guilt. First recorded by Judy Collins, it would be performed numerous times by artists incuding Johnny Cash, Joe Cocker and Rita Coolidge. "I'm always knocked out when I hear my songs covered or used in some situation," Cohen told Rolling Stone. "I've never gotten over the fact that people out there like my music."

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