Monday, November 22, 2010

Music Roundup: Best Tracks of 2010

 Song rankings are determined by the following (highly scientific) factors:
  • Essential awesomeness
  • Personal zealotry
  • Number of repeat playings
  • Perceived technical difficulty
1). Dance Yrself Clean- LCD Soundsystem
Found on: This is Happening (Find it in the catalog!
Comments:  Throw your little hands up!

2).  Bloodbuzz Ohio- The National
Found on:  High Violet (Find it in the catalog!

3).  O.N.E.- Yeasayer
Found on: Odd Blood (Find it in the catalog!

4). Everlasting Light- Black Keys
Found on: Brothers (Find it in the catalog!)
Comments: Dan Auerbach proves that he is finally man enough to sing like a girl .  

5).  Closet Astrologer- Ruby Suns
Found on: Fight Softly (Find it in the catalog!

6).  Wanderin’- Justin Townes Earle
Found on: Harlem River Blues (Find it in the catalog!)

7).  Dancing on My Own- Robyn
Found on: Body Talk, Part 1 (Find it in the catalog!

8). Take it Easy-Surfer Blood
Found on: Astro Coast (Find it in the catalog! 

9).  Core of Nature- Midlake
Found on: Courage of Others (Find it in the catalog!

10).  Boyfriend- Best Coast
Found on: Crazy for You (Find it in the catalog!

Runners Up (unranked): 

Norway- Beach House
Found on: Teen Dream (Find it in the catalog!

F*** You- Cee-Lo 
Found on: The Lady Killer (Find it in the catalog!) 

Lark- Josh Ritter 
Found on: So Runs Away the World (Find it in the catalog!
Comment:  Best Paul Simon song not done by Paul Simon. 

Laughing Hieroglyphics- Avey Tare
Found on:  Down There (Find it in the catalog!)
Comment:  Recent discovery, otherwise would probably be in top 10.