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The Week contest: Festival fail

Last week's question: The luxury Fyre Festival was canceled last week after music lovers who had paid up to $50,000 for opulent accommodations and celebrity-chef meals in the Bahamas turned up to find a tent city on a trash-strewn beach. If a musician were to write a song about the disastrous festival, what should the track be titled?

Click here for the results of last week's contest: Dirty fashion

RESULTS:

THE WINNER: "Sitting in Shock at the Bay"Jonathan Sternberg, Eugene, Ore.

SECOND PLACE: "They Didn't Start the Fyre"Jason Kuller, Bethesda, Md.

THIRD PLACE: "You Do Have to Live like a Refugee"Roger Dykeman, Stamford, Conn.

HONORABLE MENTIONS:

"Fyre And Rain Check"Tyler Stubbs, San Francisco

"Welcome to the Bungle"Jesse Young, Denver

"Lucy in the Sand with Detritus"Laurel Rose, Pittsburgh

"Blight my Fyre"Gaylie Bell-Stewart, Grass Valley, Calif.

"Gimme Better Shelter"Jon Goranson, Ringgold, Ga.

"The Sands of Silence"Ken Liebman, Williston, Vt.

"Killing Me Softly (With No Songs)"Patty Oberhausen, Fort Wayne, Ind.

"Bahamian Rap-shoddy"Jason Winston, Riverside, Calif.

"Joke on the Water"Mark Johnson, Mechanicsburg, Pa.

"Broke on the Water"Alan Bayert, Wheaton, Ill.

"Imagine There's No Music"Ken Kellam III, Dallas

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