Favourite songs of 2019

Twenty-five top tracks of Twenty-Nineteen.

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  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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Favourite songs of 2018

I’ve only picked twenty songs for my list this year. There were some gems that I really enjoyed, but a lot fewer than in recent years.

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  1. Childish Gambino – This Is America
  2. The 1975 – Give Yourself A Try
  3. Janelle Monáe – Make Me Feel
  4. Death Cab for Cutie – Gold Rush
  5. Mitski – Nobody
  6. Parquet Courts – Wide Awake
  7. Twin Shadow, HAIM – Saturdays (feat. HAIM)
  8. East Brunswick All Girls Choir – Essendon 1986
  9. Courtney Barnett – Nameless, Faceless
  10. The Paper Kites – Deep Burn Blue
  11. Miya Folick – Stop Talking
  12. Cheekface – Dry Heat/Nice Town
  13. Anna Calvi – As a Man
  14. Dirty Projectors – Break-Thru
  15. The Beths – Little Death
  16. Django Django – Marble Skies
  17. Snail Mail – Pristine
  18. Superorganism – Everybody Wants To Be Famous
  19. Helena Deland – Perfect Weather for a Crime
  20. Coda Conduct – Love For Me

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Favourite songs of 2017

Many amazing tracks have been missed, as always. My favourite songs are the ones I can listen to over and over again.

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  1. Gang of Youths – Let Me Down Easy
  2. Perfume Genius – Slip Away
  3. Phoebe Bridgers – Motion Sickness
  4. TORRES – Three Futures
  5. Wolf Alice – Don’t Delete The Kisses
  6. Lorde – Green Light
  7. Future Islands – North Star
  8. Holy Holy – True Lovers
  9. St. Vincent – Masseduction
  10. Gang of Youths – The Deepest Sighs, the Frankest Shadows
  11. Lorde – Supercut
  12. TORRES – Helen in the Woods
  13. St. Vincent – Los Ageless
  14. Gold Class – Lux
  15. Ainslie Wills – Running Second
  16. Everything Everything – Desire
  17. Liza Anne – Paranoia
  18. Cable Ties – Wasted Time
  19. alt-J – 3WW
  20. St. Vincent – Sugarboy
  21. Joseph of Mercury – Without Words
  22. Coco Hames – I Don’t Wanna Go
  23. Cigarettes After Sex – Apocalypse
  24. Vera Blue – Mended
  25. H. Grimace – 2.1 Woman
  26. Charlotte Gainsbourg – Deadly Valentine
  27. Odette – Watch Me Read You
  28. Heaps Good Friends – Olympic Sneakers
  29. MILCK – Quiet
  30. Dark Rooms – 6am & Do It Again

An honourable mention to Big Black Delta – Huggin & Kissin, which is my new favourite after hearing it on The Sinner, but was released in 2013.

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