St Vincent, Billy Corgan, The Black Keys And 27 Other Artists On The Songs They Wish They’d Written

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Sure, musicians can be a self-involved bunch, with egos running wild as they demand their tea be stirred three times anticlockwise. But they also know when to doff their caps to their superiors when situation demands. Here are 32 of your favourite artists, confessing to the songs that they wish they’d penned…

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