Favourite music of the 2010s

Top tracks from the Twenty Tens. A bit inconsistent with my annual lists, some songs didn’t age well. Or I didn’t.

Track cover for Perfume Genius - Slip Away

  1. Perfume Genius – Slip Away
  2. Death Cab for Cutie – Gold Rush
  3. Mitski – Your Best American Girl
  4. Gang of Youths – Let Me Down Easy
  5. Grimes – Oblivion
  6. Childish Gambino – This Is America
  7. Lorde – Green Light
  8. Death Cab for Cutie – To The Ground
  9. Angel Olsen – Lark
  10. Perfume Genius – Queen
  11. Janelle MonĂ¡e – Make Me Feel
  12. Jack Ladder – Come On Back This Way
  13. TORRES – Three Futures
  14. Boy & Bear – Southern Sun
  15. Future Islands – Seasons (Waiting On You)
  16. Phoebe Bridgers – Motion Sickness
  17. Parquet Courts – Stoned And Starving
  18. St. Vincent – Cruel
  19. Todd Terje (feat. Bryan Ferry) – Johnny and Mary
  20. Big Black Delta – Huggin’ & Kissin’
  21. Jessica Lea Mayfield – Do I Have The Time
  22. Gotye – Somebody That I Used To Know
  23. Sufjan Stevens – Fourth of July
  24. St. Vincent – Masseduction
  25. M83 – Midnight City
  26. Sparkadia – China
  27. Cut Copy – Need You Now
  28. Twin Shadow – Saturdays (feat. HAIM)
  29. Courtney Barnett – Pedestrian At Best
  30. The Preatures – Is This How You Feel?
  31. CHVRCHES – We Sink
  32. Chairlift – I Belong in Your Arms
  33. Emma Louise – Jungle
  34. La Roux – Kiss And Not Tell
  35. Pluto Jonze – Eject
  36. The Beths – Little Death
  37. Portugal. The Man – So American
  38. Selena Gomez – Bad Liar
  39. Wilco – Art Of Almost
  40. David Bowie – Blackstar

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Favourite TV shows of the 2010s

Eligibility: Only seasons that aired in this timeframe are considered. For example, The Office (US) is one of the best-ever comedies, but its great seasons aired in the previous decade.

A still from BoJack Horseman showing BoJack and Dianne sitting on a roof.

  1. BoJack Horseman
  2. Mad Men
  3. 30 Rock
  4. Fargo
  5. Veep
  6. The Americans
  7. Russian Doll
  8. Fleabag
  9. Watchmen
  10. Chernobyl
  11. Unbelievable
  12. The Night Of
  13. Rick and Morty
  14. Boardwalk Empire
  15. When They See Us
  16. Community
  17. Parks and Recreation
  18. Broad City
  19. Show Me A Hero
  20. The Night Manager
  21. Halt and Catch Fire
  22. The Good Place
  23. You’re the Worst
  24. The Handmaid’s Tale
  25. The People vs. O.J. Simpson (American Crime Story S1)
  26. Stranger Things
  27. Better Call Saul
  28. Letterkenny
  29. The Sinner
  30. Mr Robot
  31. Breaking Bad
  32. Brooklyn 99
  33. Deutschland 83
  34. Counterpart
  35. Sherlock
  36. Succession
  37. Orange is the New Black
  38. Game of Thrones
  39. Westworld
  40. Legion

Favourite songs of 2019

Twenty-five top tracks of Twenty-Nineteen.

The Blue EP cover

  1. Death Cab for Cutie – To The Ground
  2. Angel Olsen – Lark
  3. Holy Holy – Teach Me About Dying
  4. Big Thief – UFOF
  5. Billie Eilish – bad guy
  6. Julia Jacklin – You Were Right
  7. FKA twigs – sad day
  8. Sharon Van Etten – Seventeen
  9. Polish Club – Breakapart
  10. Angel Olsen – All Mirrors
  11. Cold War Kids – Complainer
  12. HAIM – Summer Girl
  13. Giant Party – In Your Picture
  14. Jess Ribeiro – Stranger
  15. Sharon Van Etten – Comeback Kid
  16. Big Thief – Not
  17. Julia Jacklin – Pressure To Party
  18. Mini Mansions – Bad Things (That Make You Feel Good)
  19. Thelma Plum – Better in Blak
  20. The Drums – Body Chemistry
  21. Kate Miller-Heidke – Zero Gravity
  22. Middle Kids – Real Thing
  23. AURORA – The River
  24. Perfume Genius – Eye in the Wall
  25. Picket Palace – Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti

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