2014 Year in Review: Favorite Songs


I found it difficult to select just 10 songs I love from 2014.  So, I didn’t and instead I’ve compiled a list of 20 fantastic tracks of the past year.  And I could add more.  The songs are listed below, alphabetically by title.

For previous year-end lists of previous years check out my lists for 20132012,  2011,  2010  and  2009.

I’ve featured many of this songs in my Song of the Week posts this year.  If you see a link from a song title it will take you back to the Song of the Week post for that song.

Archie, Marry Me” – Alvvays

Beneath the Brine” – The Family Crest

“Chaghaybou” – Tinariwen


“Coffee” – Sylvan Esso


Discourse My New Romance” – Shinedoe


“Disco // very” – Warpaint


“Divisionary (Do the Right Thing)” – Ages and Ages


Don’t Wait” – Mapei


“Don’t Wanna Lose” – Ex Hex


Elon Matana” – Clap! Clap!


FUNKNROLL” – Prince


“Go Away” – Weezer


“Good Mistake” – Mr. Little Jeans


“Grotto Beat” – Don Flemons


The Liar” – Fennesz


Low” – Young Fathers


“92nd Street” – Kris Delmhorst


“Ohun Aiye” – Seun Kuti & Egypt 80


“Quartz” – TV on the Radio


“True Trans Soul Rebel” – Against Me!

Ten Favorite Songs of 2006


The project continues with my favorite songs of 2006.  Read the first post for the detail on this project.

Lloyd, I’m Ready To Be Heartbroken – Camera Obscura

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Wind and Rain – Crooked Still

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Rainbows in the Dark – Tilly & The Wall

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Sleep Don’t Weep – Damien Rice

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On the Radio – Regina Spektor

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Wolf Like Me – TV on the Radio

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Crazy – Gnarls Barkley

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Dirty Knife – Neko Case

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Black Flowers – Yo La Tengo

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Emily – Joanna Newsom

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And my song video of shame for 2006 The song’s kind of bland, but I like this Red Hot Chili Peppers video for Dani California.