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10 UK classics that Drake could sample next

What Would Drake Do?

  • Jasmine Kent-Smith
  • 28 July 2017
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4 The Streets 'Blinded by the Lights'

Ah, Mike Skinner. His familiar street poetics aligned the explosion of UK garage with the comical realities of a "day in the life of a geezer”, as he brought The Streets to life way back when. As a track, ‘Blinded by the Lights’ is said to follow up from another beloved belter, ‘Weak Become Heroes’, and follows Skinner as he experiences the euphoric highs and lows of clubbing. Now, I can’t speak for how many small-time clubs Drake’s frequented over the years, all sticky floors, sneaky substances and pilled-up paranoia, but in his quest for the true British experience, what better tune to start with than this.

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