Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Top 100 Songs of 2009

I've re-worked the sequencing on this fifty times, and another fifty still won't make me happy, so here it is.  No more than one song per artist, otherwise Phoenix would be all through this thing.  Also allowed for songs that were released or received some play in 2009 even though the band's album may have come out in 2008.

100    My Father Was A Horse - White Light
99    First Train Home - Imogen Heap
98    Triangle Walks - Fever Ray
97    Us Remains Impossible - Matthew Good
96    Ecstasy - jj
95    You and I - Wilco
94    1517 - The Whitest Boy Alive
93    4 Prophets - A.C. Newman
92    I Know - Zeus
91    Tell Me When You're Ready - 1990s

90    Fields Of Coal - And You Will Know Us By The Trail of Dead
89    Absolutely Still - Better Than Ezra
88    Spiraling Down - Bob Mould
87    I Wonder Who We Are - The Clientele
86    Golden Chain - Lake Heartbeat
85    The Very Best Of Neil Diamond - Super Furry Animals
84    Fits & Dizzy Spells - Andrew Bird
83    No Direction - Magnetic Morning
82    Where Did All The Love Go - Kasabian
81    Raindrops - Basement Jaxx

80    Hell - Tegan & Sara
79    To Lose My Life - White Lies
78    Miss Tomorrow - Cheap Trick
77    11th Dimension - Julian Casablancas
76    Whatever - Awesome New Republic
75    Bad Romance - Lady GaGa
74    Rusty Nails - Moderat
73    Catalina - Raekwon
72    It Didn't Move Me - Peter Bjorn & John
71    Summer Song - YACHT

70    Cornerstone - Arctic Monkeys
69    Right The Relation - Polvo
68    London - The Exploding Boy
67    Turn Around - Seeland
66    Lust For lIfe - Girls
65    No Time - The Juan Maclean
64    Honey Please - The Tragically Hip
63    Heavy Cross - Gossip
62    Dirty Thirty - The Crystal Method (ft. Peter Hook)
61    Sunlight - Harlem Shakes

60    Crystalized - The xx
59    Repeater Beater - Mew
58    Saturday Night - Dog Day
57    About The Money - Bird Automatic
56    I'm Confused - Handsome Furs
55    Funny Little Frog - God Help The Girl
54    April Storm - Jeremy Enigk
53    You Don't Want To Know - Das Pop
52    The Girl and The Robot - Royksopp (ft. Robyn)
51    Stillness Is The Move - Dirty Projectors

50    Think I Need It Too - Echo & The Bunnymen
49    Rattle Off - The Got To Get Got
48    How To Emcee - Rakim
47    Vapours - Islands
46    Deli - Delorean
45    No You Girls - Franz Ferdinand
44    Over It - Dinosaur Jr.
43    Zero - Yeah Yeah Yeahs
42    Sattelite Skin - Modest Mouse
41    Animal - Miike Snow

40    Love Comes Close - Cold Cave
39    Games For Days - Julian Plenti
38    Blackberry - Apostle of Hustle
37    Repeated - The Longcut
36    Thaw Me Out - The Lodge
35    Magnet - Bombay Bicycle Club
34    Supermagic - Mos Def
33    Got Nuffin - Spoon
32    Uprising - Muse
31    Search Your Heart - Pete Yorn & Scarlett Johansson

30    That Old Sun - Foreign Born
29    Electric Lady - Tesla Boy
28    Help I'm Alive - Metric
27    Did You See Me Coming - Pet Shop Boys
26    Are You Really On Drugs - The Clean
25    Little Secrets - Passion Pit
24    I'm Throwing My Arms Around Paris - Morrissey
23    My Love Is Better - Annie
22    Fragile Tension - Depeche Mode
21    Saints - Army Navy

20    Lonely By Your Side - Zoot Woman
19    Coast of Carolina - Telekinesis!
18    A Whole Lot Better - Brendan Benson
17    Supply & Demand - Fischerspooner
16    Daylight - Matt & Kim
15    Bounce - Mstrkrft
14    Skeleton Boy - Friendly Fires
13    Winter Hill - Doves
12    Sweet Sixteen - Think About LIfe
11    Empire State of Mind - Jay-Z (ft. Alicia Keys)

10    Kind Of A Girl - Tinted Windows
9    My Girls - Animal Collective
8    Everything With You - The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart
7    Percussion Gun - White Rabbits
6    Bits & Pieces - Junior Boys
5    People - Trashcan Sinatras
4    Two Weeks - Grizzly Bear
3    Celebrate - Contrived
2    Sink Or Swim - Bad Lieutenant
1    1901 - Phoenix