Best Songs of 2011

It’s January! January 2012 to be precise. Which means I present my favourite songs from 2011. If you can see any interesting patterns in my music listening based on this list, let me know. I can’t really tell myself. It was a diverse year as always, but I’d say the top 20 was fairly easy to compile. Have fun.

1. The Lovely Eggs – Don’t Look at Me (I Don’t Like It)
2. Tyler, The Creator – Yonkers
3. Those Dancing Days – Can’t Find Entrance
4. Fucked Up – Queen of Hearts
5. Steve Angello & Alex Metric – Open Your Eyes (Original Mix)
6. Pete And The Pirates – Winter 1
7. Lloyd ft. Andre 3000 And Lil Wayne – Dedication To My Ex (Miss That)
8. The Go! Team – Buy Nothing Day
9. Girls – Vomit
10. The Shoes – Time To Dance
11. Cults – You Know What I Mean
12. Fleet Foxes – Helplessness Blues
13. The Strokes – Machu Picchu
14. Jens Lekman – Waiting For Kirsten
15. The War On Drugs – Baby Missiles
16. The View – Grace
17. Fatboy Slim – Ya Mama (Push The Tempo) (Moguai Remix)
18. Fishboy – Aaron the Afterthought Astronaut
19. Parts & Labor – Hurricane
20. Jeffrey Lewis – Cult Boyfriend
21. Acid House Kings – Would You Say Stop?
22. For Abel – Yorkshire
23. My Morning Jacket – Circuital
24. First Aid Kit – The Lion’s Roar
25. Sleeper Agent – Get It Daddy
26. Architecture In Helsinki – Escapee
27. Mohammed Ali – Postkodsmiljonär
28. Nero – Promises (Skrillex & Nero Remix)
29. Ringo Deathstarr – Do It Every Time
30. Fucked Up – Under My Nose
31. Darren Hayman ft Elizabeth Morris – I Know I Fucked Up
32. Duchess Says – Antepoc
33. Unknown Mortal Orchestra – Ffunny Ffrends
34. Thurston Moore – Benediction
35. The Decemberists – Calamity Song
36. Yuck – The Wall
37. Florence + The Machine – Shake It Out
38. Alex Winston – Choice Notes
39. Cassius – I Love You So (Skream Remix)
40. Frank Turner – Glory Hallelujah
41. Bassnectar – The Matrix
42. Bell X1 – Sugar High
43. Foster The People – Houdini
44. Butcher Boy – Imperial
45. Cold War Kids – Louder Than Ever
46. She’s Hit – Re-Peater
47. Danny Brown – Pac Blood
48. Tune-Yards – My Country
49. Battles – Ice Cream
50. Ceremony – Not Tonight
51. Cults – Abducted
52. DJ Quik – Flow For Sale
53. Pete And The Pirates – United
54. Skrillex – Ruffneck (Full Flex) (Original Mix)
55. The Wombats – Techno Fan
56. Eleanor Friedberger – My Mistakes
57. The Strokes – Under Cover Of Darkness
58. Cut Copy – Need You Now
59. The Vaccines – If You Wanna
60. Gryff Rhys – Shark Ridden Waters
61. M83 – Midnight City
62. The Drums – Money
63. Beastie Boys – Make Some Noise
64. Chad VanGaalen – Replace Me
65. J. Mascis – Not Enough
66. Caged Animals – Teflon Heart
67. Fool’s Gold – The Dive
68. Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks – No One Is (As I Are Be)
69. The Men – Lotus
70. Let’s Wrestle – In Dreams Pt II
71. Yelle – Safari Disco Club
72. Creepoid – Dream Out
73. Chalk And Numbers – He Knew
74. Wavves – I Wanna Meet Dave Grohl
75. Yuck – Get Away
76. Princess Chelsea – The Cigarette Duet
77. The Pigeon Detectives – What Can I Say
78. Mind Spiders – Don’t Let Her Go
79. PJ Harvey – The Last Living Rose
80. The Submarines – Birds
81. Noah & The Whale – L.i.f.e.g.o.e.s.o.n
82. Hooray For Earth – Sails
83. Jenny Wilson – Work
84. Deerhunter – Nosebleed
85. Pete And The Pirates – Cold Black Kitty
86. The Go! Team – Secretary Song
87. Vato Gonzales – Badman Riddim (Friction Mix)
88. Cass McCombs – County Line
89. Allo Darlin’ – Darren
90. John Maus – Believer
91. Four Tet – Locked
92. TV On The Radio – Repetition
93. The Black Lips – Modern Art
94. Tom Waits – Chicago
95. Nas – Nasty
96. Big Troubles – Misery
97. Half Man Half Biscuit – Rock And Roll Is Full Of Bad Wools
98. We Are Enfant Terrible – A Song To You
99. Creepoid – Grave Blanket
100. Holy Ghost! – Do It Again
101. Azealia Banks – 212
102. The Lovely Eggs – Fuck It
103. The Joy Formidable – Whirring
104. Fucked Up – The Other Shoe
105. Gang Gang Dance – Mindkilla
106. Kasabian – Velociraptor!
107. The Go! Team – Ready To Go Steady
108. Yeasayer – Swallowing the Decibels
109. Lykke Li – I Follow Rivers
110. Arctic Monkeys – That’s Where You’re Wrong
111. The Low Anthem – Apothecary Love
112. The Vaccines – Post Break-up Sex
113. Bombay Bicycle Club – Shuffle
114. Bassjackers – Mush, Mush (Original Mix)
115. Neon Indian – Polish Girl
116. People, Places, Maps… – Plans
117. Copy Haho – Wrong Direction
118. Mirror Mirror – Sick City
119. Peter Bjorn & John – (Don’t Let Them) Cool Off
120. Noisia – Tommy’s Theme
121. Herman Düne – Lay Your Head On My Chest
122. Miami Horror ft Alan Palomo – Holidays
123. Acid House Kings – Under Water
124. Todd Terje – Snooze 4 Love (Original Mix)
125. Amanda Palmer – Vegemite (The Black Death)
126. BOAT – Bite My Lips
127. Martin Solveig ft Dragonette – Hello (Club Edit)
128. The Vaccines – All In White
129. Action Bronson – Larry Csonka
130. Nerves Junior – As Bright As Your Night Light
131. Veronica Maggio – Snälla Bli Min
132. Beastie Boys ft Santigold – Don’t Play No Game That I Can’t Win
133. Mother Mother – The Stand
134. The Wombats – Our Perfect Disease
135. Does It Offend You, Yeah – The Monkeys Are Coming
136. British Sea Power – Who’s In Control
137. Nicolas Jaar – Space Is Only Noise If You Can See It
138. White Lies – Bigger Than Us
139. Glasvegas – Euphoria Take My Hand
140. Cold War Kids – Mine Is Yours
141. St. Vincent – Cruel
142. Ceremony – Leaves Me Cold
143. M83 – Raconte-Moi Une Histoire
144. Cloud Control – Meditation Song 2 (Why Oh Why)
145. The Go! Team – Back Like 8 Track
146. Dum Dum Girls – Wasted Away
147. Black Lips – New Direction
148. Art Brut – Unprofessional Wrestling
149. Casiokids – Det haster!
150. And So I Watch You From Afar – Think:Breathe:Destroy
151. The Men – Bataille
152. Radiohead – The Daily Mail
153. Boddika – Syn Chron
154. Boy – Little Numbers
155. Destroyer – Kaputt
156. Flogging Molly – Don’t Shut ‘Em Down
157. Fairmont – Ununoctium
158. Iceage – You’re Blessed
159. O’Death – Bugs
160. Justice – Helix (Don Diablo Remix)
161. Darren Hayman – Who Hung The Monkey
162. Is Tropical – The Greeks
163. OMD – History Of Modern (Part I)
164. Thursday – Open Quotes
165. Blood Orange – I’m Sorry We Lied
166. Acid House Kings – Where Have We Been?
167. Evans The Death – Thread
168. Cash Cow – She’s Diggin’ My Grave Again
169. Laura Cantrell – It Wasn’t God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels
170. Colin Stetson – The Righteous Wrath Of An Honorable Man
171. Bad Banana – Cry About It
172. The Spook School – Are You Who You Think You Are
173. Crystal Fighters – Follow
174. The Black Keys – Lonely Boy
175. Tom Vek – Hold Your Hand
176. Wiley – Numbers In Action
177. The Lonely Island ft. Michael Bolton – Jack Sparrow
178. OFF! – Compared To What
179. The Joy Formidable – A Heavy Abacus
180. The Strokes – Taken For A Fool
181. Timber Timbre – Bad Ritual
182. My Little Pony – Breakup With Myself
183. The Young Knives – Love My Name
184. Laura Cantrell – Kitty Wells Dresses
185. Frankie & The Heartstrings – Hunger
186. Deerhoof – Hitchcock
187. The Sorry Kisses – Sunstorms
188. Frightened Rabbit – Fuck This Place
189. Exlovers – Motheaten Memories
190. The Decemberists – All Arise!
191. The Sand Band – Song That Sorrow Sings
192. The Veils – Don’t Let the Same Bee Sting You Twice
193. Mondkopf – The Song of Shadows
194. Holy Ghost! – Some Children
195. Shirley Lee – Maidenhead
196. Unouomedude – Frequency
197. Tennis – Origins
198. Locksley – The Whip
199. Dutch Uncles – Cadenza
200. Tyler, The Creator – Sandwitches

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