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Friday, September 12, 2014

Favorite songs of 2014; or, they're all singles to me

Bleak songs for a (politically not personally) bleak year. #1 is #1 because it's the only thing that makes me feel better after listening to #2.
  1. Elizabeth Morris: “Optimism” (2013)
  2. Lydia Loveless: “Everything’s Gone”
  3. Meek Mill: “Lil N*gga Snupe” (2013)
  4. Beatrice Eli: “Girls”
  5. SISTAR: “Touch My Body”
  6. Taylor Swift: “Blank Space”
  7. John Grant: “GMF” (2013)
  8. The Bombay Royale: “(Bring Me Back) My Bunty Bunty”
  9. Courtney Barnett: “Avant Gardener” (2013)
  10. Laura Cantrell: “All the Girls Are Complicated”
  11. Kira Isabella: “Quarterback”
  12. Jenny Lewis: “Love U Forever”
  13. Paramore: “Ain’t It Fun” (2013)
  14. John Fullbright: “Happy”
  15. Old 97’s: “Longer Than You’ve Been Alive”
  16. Dierks Bentley: “I Hold On” (2013)
  17. Amel Larrieux: “A Million Sapphires” (2013)
  18. Calle 13 ft. Julian Assange, Kamilya Jordan, & Tom Morello: “Multi_Viral”
  19. Bonnie McKee: “American Girl” (2013)
  20. QT: “Hey QT”
  21. Luke James: “I Want You” (2012)
  22. Jenny Scheinman: “The Littlest Prisoner”
  23. Katy B: “Crying for No Reason”
  24. Ace Wilder: “Busy Doin’ Nothin’”
  25. Wayne J: “Chikungunya”
  26. Gucci Mane & Young Thug: “Siblings”
  27. Jon Lundbom & Big Five Chord: “North Star”
  28. Noura Mint Seymali: “El Madi”
  29. T.I. ft. Young Thug: “About the Money”
  30. Miranda Lambert: “Platinum”
  31. Withered Hand: “Horseshoe”
  32. Davido: “Skelewu” (2013)
  33. Duke Dumont: “Won’t Look Back”
  34. YG ft. Jeezy & Rich Homie Quan: “My N*gga” (2013)
  35. Juanes: “La Luz”
  36. Sofi de la Torre: “Vermillion”
  37. Luke James: “Exit Wounds”
  38. Corb Lund & Hayes Carll: “Bible on the Dash” (2013)
  39. Matana Roberts: “Was the Sacred Day” (2013)
  40. Marsha Ambrosius: “Shoes”
  41. Orlando Julius with the Heliocentrics: “Buje Buje”
  42. 2NE1: “Come Back Home”
  43. Junglepussy: “Fuck Texting”
  44. Rustie ft. Danny Brown: “Attak”
  45. Mary Halvorson Septet: “Nairam” (2013)
  46. Michael Jackson: “Do You Know Where Your Children Are”
  47. Rosanne Cash: “When the Master Calls the Roll”
  48. Jeremih ft. YG: “Don’t Tell ’Em”
  49. Mlimani Park Orchestra: “Mtoto Akililia Wembe” (198x)
  50. Childish Gambino: “Telegraph Ave. (Oakland by Lloyd)” (2013)
  51. DJ Clent: “Clent’s Dog Catcher”
  52. Migos ft. Cassius Jay: “Young Rich N*ggas”
  53. TaeYang: “Eyes, Nose, Lips”
  54. Kiesza: “Hideaway”
  55. Miranda Lambert: “Bathroom Sink”
  56. Golem: “Miskayt”
  57. Angles 9: “Ubabba”
  58. Holly Williams: “Waiting on June” (2013)
  59. Big Freedia: “Explode”
  60. Bob Dylan: “Pretty Saro” (2013)
  61. BFlecha ft. Arufe: “Mundo Bizarro” (2013)
  62. Crystal Kay: “Dum Ditty Dumb”
  63. Childbirth: “I Only Fucked You As a Joke”
  64. Hilary Hahn & Cory Smythe: Silvestrov: “Two Pieces” (2013)
  65. Built to Spill: “Jokerman”
  66. Wussy: “Halloween”
  67. Taylor Swift: “Style”
  68. Azealia Banks: “Nude Beach a Go-Go”
  69. Atmosphere: “Flicker”
  70. Charli XCX: “Boom Clap”
  71. Migos: “Handsome and Wealthy”
  72. BTS: “So 4 More”
  73. Indiana: “Solo Dancing”
  74. Beyonce: “XO” (2013)
  75. Dej Loaf: “Try Me”
  76. Selena Gomez: “The Heart Wants What It Wants”
  77. Moreno & L’Orch First Moja-One: “Sisili”
  78. Tune-Yards: “Water Fountain”
  79. Charles Lloyd/Jason Moran: “God Only Knows” (2013)
  80. Talib Kweli ft. Rubix & Bajah: “High Life” (2013)
  81. Ameriie: “What I Want”
  82. Lee Ann Womack: “Same Kind of Different”
  83. Miranda Lambert: “Little Red Wagon”
  84. Kasai Allstars ft. Congotronics vs Rockers: “The Ploughman”
  85. Shakira: “Empire”
  86. Ariana Grande & Mika: “Popular Song” (2013)
  87. Dada Life: “Born to Rage” (USA version, 2013)
  88. Revolutionary Ensemble: “My Birds” (2013)
  89. Young Thug: “#TwitterSong” (2011)
  90. Dagens Ungdom: “Aldri vite”
  91. Aphex Twin: “180db_[130]”
  92. Inaya Day Allstars: “Good Feeling (A Director’s Cut Master)” (2013)
  93. Tove Styrke: “Even If I’m Loud It Doesn’t Mean I’m Talking to You”
  94. DJ Snake & Lil Jon: “Turn Down for What”
  95. Polly Scattergood: “Subsequently Lost”
  96. 4Minute: “Wait a Minute”
  97. Young Thug/ASAP Ferg/Freddie Gibbs: “Old English”
  98. Jacob Latimore ft. T-Pain: “Heartbreak Heard Around the World”
  99. DJ Rashad ft. Gant-Man: “Somethin ’Bout the Things You Do”
  100. Dal Shabet: “B.B.B. (Big Baby Baby)”
  101. Paul Shapiro: “Halil”
  102. FKA Twigs: “Two Weeks”
  103. The Saturdays: “What Are You Waiting For?”
  104. Lupe Fiasco ft. Ty Dolla Sign: “Next to It”
  105. Rae Sremmurd: “No Flex Zone”
  106. Taylor Swift: “New Romantics”
  107. Simone Kermes: Monteverdi: “Si dolce e il tormento” (2013)
  108. Joker: “Midnight”
  109. Lydia Loveless: “The Only Man” (2010)
  110. Wadada Leo Smith: “Gneiss”
  111. Tori Amos: “Unrepentant Geraldines”
  112. Against Me!: “I Was a Teenage Anarchist” (2010)
  113. Rae Sremmurd: “No Type”
  114. Paramore: “(One of Those) Crazy Girls” (2013)
  115. Lil Durk: “Dis Ain’t What U Want” (2013)
  116. Popcaan: “Number One Freak”
  117. How to Dress Well: “Repeat Pleasure” (A.G. Cook remix)
  118. Allie X: “Catch”
  119. Lil Wayne & Drake: “Believe Me”
  120. John Fullbright: “Never Cry Again”
  121. Nicki Minaj: “Lookin Ass”
  122. Toni Braxton: “I Wish”
  123. Pallbearer: “Foundations”
  124. Paul Shapiro: “Get Me to the Shul on Time”
  125. Jenny Lewis: “Late Bloomer”
  126. Kira Isabella: “Late Bloomer”
  127. Akdong Musician: “200%”
  128. Migos ft. Young Thug: “YRN”
  129. Tessela: “Hackney Parrot” (2013)
  130. Jerry Lee Lewis: “Bad, Bad Leroy Brown”
  131. Ernest Ranglin: “Bless Up”
  132. Common ft. Lil Herb & Cocaine 80s: “The Neighborhood”
  133. Toppdogg: “Arario”
  134. Porter Robinson: “Flicker”
  135. Royksopp & Robyn: “Do It Again”
  136. Paramore: “Anklebiters” (2013)
  137. Juicy J/Nicki Minaj/Lil Bibby/Young Thug: “Low”
  138. Chumped: “Old and Tired”
  139. Lady Antebellum: “Bartender”
  140. Calibre 50: “El Inmigrante”
  141. Bas ft. J Cole: “My N*gga Just Made Bail”
  142. Dizzy Sunfist: “Sulley”
  143. Maria Keohane: Handel: “Tu del ciel ministro eletto” (2013)
  144. Tamar Braxton: “All the Way Home” (2013)
  145. Tokyo Police Club: “Argentina (Parts I, II, III)”
  146. Sevyn Streeter: “nEXt”
  147. Vic Mensa: “Lovely Day” (2013)
  148. Wilkinson & Detour City: “Too Close”
  149. Free Nelson Mandoomjazz: “The Mask of the Red Death”
  150. MyBaby: “Sida” (Boima & Giku remix) (2013)
  151. Khaira Arby: “La Liberte” (2013)
  152. Tune-Yards: “Real Thing”
  153. Claire Chase: “Vermont Counterpoint” (2013)
  154. Stitches: “Brick in Yo Face”
  155. Herbert: “It’s Only” (DJ Koze remix, 2012)
  156. Old Crow Medicine Show: “Marching Through Georgia” (2013)
  157. Angel Haze: “Black Synagogue” (2013)
  158. Daniela Spalla: “Pequeno Ladron”
  159. Tiwa Savage ft. Don Jazzy: “Eminado” (2013)
  160. Holy Ghost: “I Will Come Back” (Classixx remix, 2013)
  161. Leonard Cohen: “Almost Like the Blues”
  162. Young Thug ft. Nicki Minaj: “Danny Glover” (remix)
  163. Tinashe ft. Schoolboy Q: “2 On”
  164. James Brandon Lewis: “No Wooden Nickels”
  165. Marina and the Diamonds: “Froot”
  166. Lil B: “No Black Person Is Ugly”
  167. Toby Keith: “Drunk Americans”
  168. Noura Mint Seymali: “Tzenni”
  169. Golem: “Tanz”
  170. Albert “Tootie” Heath: “The Charleston” (2013)
  171. Dominique Young Unique: “Show My Ass” (2010)
  172. Lobi Traore: “Dunuya” (2013)
  173. Rich Gang: “Lifestyle”
  174. Escort: “Actor Out of Work”
  175. Old 97’s: “The Disconnect”
  176. Objekt: “Strays”
  177. Tweens: “Bored in the City”
  178. Classixx ft. Nancy Whang: “All You’re Waiting For”
  179. Parquet Courts: “Black and White”
  180. Ingrid Michaelson: “Girls Chase Boys”
  181. Leikeli47: “Fuck the Summer Up”
  182. Run the Jewels: “Lie, Cheat, Steal”
  183. Kiran Ahluwalia: “Mustt Mustt” (2013)
  184. Luke James: “Trouble”
  185. Lee Ann Womack: “Tomorrow Night in Baltimore”
  186. Sonny Rollins: “Biji”
  187. J. Cole ft. TLC: “Crooked Smile” (2013)
  188. Grenier & Archie Pelago: “The Cartographer’s Wife”
  189. Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott: “D.I.Y”
  190. Angaleena Presley: “Pain Pills”
  191. After School: “Shh”
  192. Drive-By Truckers: “The Part of Him”
  193. Tori Amos: “Trouble’s Lament”
  194. The Wonder Years: “Dismantling Summer” (2013)
  195. Tensnake ft. Nile Rodgers & Fiora: “Love Sublime”
  196. Les Ambassadeurs ft. Ousmane Dia: “Fatema” (197x)
  197. EMA: “Satellites”
  198. Klingande: “Jubel” (2013)
  199. Suiyoubi no Campanella: “Momotaro”
  200. Sun Kil Moon: “War on Drugs: Suck My Cock”
Obligatory Sp-t-fy thing (lots missing)

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