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Re: Songs 2016

Postby Nick » Wed Nov 23, 2016 7:17 pm

Over the past couple years I've grown more and more divorced from the top singles chart. Not that I ever really cared much about the chart, or the music that typically found the top spots, but there was a time not too long ago where I knew almost all the highest charting songs at any given time, whether I wanted to or not.

Now though? I take a look at the Billboard charts and I'm faced with songs that I can honestly say I've never heard. This is a gift and a curse, as most of those songs aren't really all too good when I actually get around to listening to them. But it's a curse too, because my unintentional isolation from the pop charts has kept me unaware of some true pop music gems.

One of these gems is the Bruno Mars hit "24K Magic". I can't exactly say that I've ever been a huge fan of Mars before, but this song hits all the pleasure centers in my mind. It's just bottled fun. Funky, funky, funky, fun. Like "Uptown Funk" but much better. All of the fun and catchiness of that song but none of the cheese.

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Re: Songs 2016

Postby Romain » Wed Nov 23, 2016 7:21 pm

List in progress:

1. David Bowie - Lazarus
2. Iggy pop - Break into your heart
3. Mr Oizo - Hand In The Fire (video version, not the album version)
4. La Femme - Où va le monde ?
5. David Bowie - Blackstar
6. The Kills - Days of Why and How
7. Preoccupations - Anxiety
8. Glass Animals - Season 2 Episode 3
9. Olafur Arnalds and Nils Frahm - 2352
10. Papooz - Ann Wants to Dance
11. Wax Tailor - For the Worst
12. Glass Animals - The Other Side Of Paradise
13. Michael Kiwanuka - Place I Belong
14. Savages - Adore
15. Facteurs Chevaux - Dames de pluie
16. Françoiz Breut - Le jardin d'Eden
17. Jean-Michel Jarre - Why This, Why That and Why
18. Anohni - 4 Degrees
19. Erik Truffaz - Djiki'n
20. Wax Tailor - I Had a Woman
21. La Femme - Le vide est ton nouveau prenom
22. Iggy pop - Gardenia
23. Allah-Las - High & Dry
24. The Kills - Doing it to death
25. Seasick Steve - Keep That Horse Between You And The Ground
26. Benjamin Biolay - Palermo Queens
27. Olafur Arnalds - Öldurót
28. Yeasayer - Gerson's Whistle
29. Benjamin Biolay - Miss Miss
30. Glass Animals - Pork Soda
31. Jain - Come
32. Bombay - Bleach
33. Wax Tailor - The Chase
34. Prince Rama - Now is the time of emotion
35. Allah-Las - Autumn Dawn
36. Michael Kiwanuka - Cold Little Heart
37. The High Llamas - Here come the rattling trees
38. Yeti Lane - good Word's gone
39. Françoiz breut - La danse des ombres
40. Wax Tailor - Bleed Away
41. Savages - Slowing Down the World
42. Yuck - Hold Me Closer
43. Band Of Horses - Dull TimesThe Moon
44. Allah-Las - Satisfied
45. The Last Shadow Puppets - Everything You've Come To Expect
46. Suuns - Instrument
47. Radiohead - Decks Dark
48. Prince Rama - Bahia
49. Leonard Cohen - It Seemed the Better Way
50. Bat For Lashes - Honeymooning Alone
51. Glass Animals - Mama's Gun
52. Jain - Makeba
53. P.J. Harvey - A Line in the Sand
54. Wax Tailor - Back on Wax
55. Julien Doré - Caresse
56. Louise Attaque - Les pétales
57. Guided By Voices - The Quickers Arrive
58. Bombay - Sea
59. Wire - Numbered
60. Louise Attaque - Du grand banditisme
61. Johann Johannsson - The Drowned World
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Re: Songs 2016

Postby Bruno » Wed Nov 23, 2016 8:37 pm

Nick wrote:One of these gems is the Bruno Mars hit "24K Magic". I can't exactly say that I've ever been a huge fan of Mars before, but this song hits all the pleasure centers in my mind. It's just bottled fun. Funky, funky, funky, fun. Like "Uptown Funk" but much better. All of the fun and catchiness of that song but none of the cheese.

Will enter in your top 30 of 2016?

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Re: Songs 2016

Postby Nick » Wed Nov 23, 2016 10:27 pm

Bruno wrote:
Nick wrote:One of these gems is the Bruno Mars hit "24K Magic". I can't exactly say that I've ever been a huge fan of Mars before, but this song hits all the pleasure centers in my mind. It's just bottled fun. Funky, funky, funky, fun. Like "Uptown Funk" but much better. All of the fun and catchiness of that song but none of the cheese.

Will enter in your top 30 of 2016?


Almost certainly!

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Re: Songs 2016

Postby PlasticRam » Thu Nov 24, 2016 7:47 pm

I haven't had the time to rate/rank so these are in no order:

(David Bowie - Blackstar)
Rihanna - Love on the Brain
Kanye West - Famous
Kanye West - I Love Kanye
Kanye West - No More Parties in L.A.
Radiohead - Burn the Witch
Radiohead - Daydreaming
Radiohead - Present Tense
Paul Simon - Cool Papa Bell
Bob Dylan - All the Way
Bob Dylan - That Old Black Magic
French Montana - Figure It Out
M.I.A. - Finally
M.I.A. - Survivor
The Weeknd - Starboy
Francis and the Lights - My City's Gone
Bon Iver - 22 Over Season
Death Cab for Cutie - Million Dollar Loan
Robbie Williams - Mixed Signals
Robbie Williams - Love My Life
Rae Sremmurd - Black Beatles
I feel like that

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Re: Songs 2016

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Re: Songs 2016

Postby Future Critic » Thu Dec 01, 2016 4:40 am

Just wanted to post one last top 50 before the critics' lists start rolling out. I'll be the first to admit that I'm influenced by the AM list (and it typically includes several songs I didn't previously know), but last year the final top 50 list that I posted in October did have 24 songs in common with the final top 50 of AM.

Here are my current top 50 songs of 2016:

1. Ultralight Beam, Kanye West
2. Drunk Drivers/Killer Whales, Car Seat Headrest
3. 22 (OVER SOON), Bon Iver
4. On Hold, The xx
5. Burn the Witch, Radiohead
6. Nikes, Frank Ocean
7. Formation, Beyonce
8. What It Means, Drive-By Truckers
9. Cranes in the Sky, Solange
10. Sister, Angel Olsen
11. Cold Little Heart, Michel Kiwanuka
12. Sorry, Beyonce
13. Freedom, Beyonce
14. Love & Hate, Michael Kiwanuka
15. Your Best American Girl, Mitski
16. We The People…, A Tribe Called Quest
17. Tilted, Christine and the Queens
18. Can’t Stop the Feeling, Justin Timberlake
19. 4 Degrees, ANOHNI
20. Work From Home, Fifth Harmony
21. 8 (circle), Bon Iver
22. True Love Waits, Radiohead
23. One Dance, Drake
24. Closer, The Chainsmokers
25. 33 “GOD”, Bon Iver
26. Intern, Angel Olsen
27. Pink+White, Frank Ocean
28. No Problem, Chance the Rapper
29. Fill in the Blank, Car Seat Headrest
30. I Need a Forrest Fire, James Blake
31. Lake By the Ocean, Maxwell
32. This Is What You Came For, Calvin Harris
33. Pink + White, Frank Ocean
34. Hurtin (On the Bottle), Margo Price
35. Brace For Impact (Live a Little), Sturgill Simpson
36. You Want It Darker, Leonard Cohen
37. Mad, Solange
38. Cold Water, Major Lazer
39. Vincent, Car Seat Headrest
40. Nights, Frank Ocean
41. A 1000 Times, Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam
42. All Night, Chance the Rapper
43. Am I Wrong, Anderson .Paak
44. Good as Hell Lizzo
45. The Space Program, A Tribe Called Quest
46. Higher, Carly Rae Jepsen
47. Changes, Charles Bradley
48. Untitled 07 | levitate, Kedrick Lamar
49. Don’t Let Me Down, The Chainsmokers
50. Real Love Baby, Father John Misty

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Re: Songs 2016

Postby andyd1010 » Thu Dec 01, 2016 4:52 pm

I have not explored any of the critics' lists yet, but here is my initial top 50. I'm sure it will change drastically after I hear the critics' choices.

1 | Cheap Thrills | Sia
2 | Present Tense | Radiohead
3 | All Night | Beyoncé
4 | Ultralight Beam (featuring Chance the Rapper & The-Dream) | Kanye West
5 | Roma Fade | Andrew Bird
6 | Lazarus | David Bowie
7 | Hurricane | Thrice
8 | Daddy Lessons | Beyoncé
9 | Do It, Try It | M83
10 | Hold Up | Beyoncé
11 | Human Performance | Parquet Courts
12 | Burn the Witch | Radiohead
13 | Real Love Baby | Father John Misty
14 | Kevin (featuring Leon Bridges) | Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
15 | Nikes | Frank Ocean
16 | In Bloom | Sturgill Simpson
17 | Cold Little Heart | Michael Kiwanuka
18 | Black Honey | Thrice
19 | King of the World | Weezer
20 | 8 (circle) | Bon Iver
21 | Can't Stop the Feeling! | Justin Timberlake
22 | Ophelia | The Lumineers
23 | Growing Up (featuring Ed Sheeran) | Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
24 | Light of the Seven | Ramin Djawadi
25 | Nobody Speak (featuring Run the Jewels) | DJ Shadow
26 | One Dance (featuring Wizkid & Kyla) | Drake
27 | Famous (featuring Rihanna) | Kanye West
28 | Bird Set Free | Sia
29 | The Wheel | PJ Harvey
30 | While My Guitar Gently Weeps | Regina Spektor
31 | Pink + White | Frank Ocean
32 | Salt and Shadow | Thrice
33 | The Stage | Avenged Sevenfold
34 | Pray You Catch Me | Beyoncé
35 | This One's for You (featuring Zara Larsson) | Calvin Harris
36 | L.A. Girlz | Weezer
37 | Left Alone | Blink-182
38 | California | Blink-182
39 | Unstoppable | Sia
40 | 22 (OVER S∞∞N) | Bon Iver
41 | 00000 Million | Bon Iver
42 | Blood on the Sand | Thrice
43 | Don't Hurt Yourself (featuring Jack White) | Beyoncé
44 | Cynical | Blink-182
45 | 33 “GOD” | Bon Iver
46 | 29 #Strafford APTS | Bon Iver
47 | 21 M♢♢N WATER | Bon Iver
48 | 6 Inch (featuring The Weeknd) | Beyoncé
49 | Work from Home (featuring Ty Dolla Sign) | Fifth Harmony
50 | Alaska | Maggie Rogers

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Re: Songs 2016

Postby Bruno » Thu Dec 01, 2016 11:02 pm

Childish Gambino, anyone?

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Re: Songs 2016

Postby Melomaniac » Fri Dec 02, 2016 8:08 pm

My top 50 :

1. Radiohead - Burn the Witch
2. Blood Orange - Angustine
3. The Weeknd (feat. Daft Punk) - Starboy
4. Kanye West - Real Friends
5. Anderson .Paak - Am I Wrong
6. David Bowie - Blackstar
7. dvsn - Try / Effortless
8. Kaytranada (feat. Anderson .Paak) - Glowed Up
9. ANOHNI - Drone Bomb Me
10. Solange - Cranes in the Sky
11. Anderson .Paak - Come Down
12. Chance the Rapper (feat. Saba) - Angels
13. Kanye West (feat. Chance the Rapper and Kirk Franklin) - Ultralight Beam
14. Danny Brown (feat. Kendrick Lamar; Ab-Soul and Earl Sweatshirt) - Really Doe
15. Beyoncé - Formation
16. DJ Shadow (feat. Run the Jewels) - Nobody Speak
17. Rihanna (feat. Drake) - Work
18. A Tribe Called Quest - We Are People....
19. Frank Ocean - Nights
20. Bon Iver - 33 “GOD”
21. Beyoncé - Hold Up
22. Kendrick Lamar - untitled 08 l 09.06.2014.
23. The Avalanches (feat. Jonathan Donahue) - Colours
24. Kanye West (feat. Kendrick Lamar) - No More Parties in LA
25. Desiigner - Panda
26. Animal Collective - FloriDada
27. Mitski - Your Best American Girl
28. Deakin - Golden Chords
29. The Avalanches - Subways
30. Angel Olsen - Intern
31. Frank Ocean - Ivy
32. Savages - Adore
33. Chromatics - Dear Tommy
34. PJ Harvey - The Wheel
35. Kendrick Lamar - untitled 05 l 09.21.2014.
36. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds - I Need You
37. Radiohead - Decks Dark
38. James Blake - Timeless
39. A Tribe Called Quest (feat. Busta Rhymes) - Dis Generation
40. Radiohead - Present Tense
41. M83 -Do It, Try It
42. ANOHNI - 4 Degrees
43. Car Seat Headrest - Drunk Drivers / Killer Whales
44. Angel Olsen - Shut Up Kiss Me
45. Mitski - Happy
46. Azealia Banks - The Big Big Beat
47. Future (feat. The Weeknd) - Low Life
48. Solange - Don't Touch My Hair
49. Frank Ocean - Nikes
50. The 1975 - Somebody Else

Honorable mention :

ANOHNI - Crisis
Ariana Grande - Dangerous Woman
Bat for Lashes - In God's House
Beck - Wow
Blood Orange (feat. Debbie Harry) - E.V.P.
Car Seat Headrest - Destroyed by Hippie Powers
Chance the Rapper (feat. Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz) - No Problem
Courtney Barnett - Three Packs a Day
Danny Brown - When It Rain
David Bowie - Lazarus
Drake (feat. Wizkid and Kyla) - One Dance
dvsn - Hallucinations
FKA twigs - Good to Love
James Blake - Radio Silence
Justice - Randy
Kanye West (feat. Rihanna) - Famous
M.I.A. - Borders
M83 - Solitude
Mark Pritchard (feat. Thom Yorke) - Beautiful People
Michael Kiwanuka - Cold Little Heart
Preoccupations - Anxiety
Radiohead - True Love Waits
The Weeknd - Secrets

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Re: Songs 2016

Postby notbrianeno » Sun Dec 04, 2016 3:33 am

Melomaniac wrote:My top 50 :

1. Radiohead - Burn the Witch
2. Blood Orange - Angustine
3. The Weeknd (feat. Daft Punk) - Starboy
4. Kanye West - Real Friends
5. Anderson .Paak - Am I Wrong
6. David Bowie - Blackstar
7. dvsn - Try / Effortless
8. Kaytranada (feat. Anderson .Paak) - Glowed Up
9. ANOHNI - Drone Bomb Me
10. Solange - Cranes in the Sky
11. Anderson .Paak - Come Down
12. Chance the Rapper (feat. Saba) - Angels
13. Kanye West (feat. Chance the Rapper and Kirk Franklin) - Ultralight Beam
14. Danny Brown (feat. Kendrick Lamar; Ab-Soul and Earl Sweatshirt) - Really Doe
15. Beyoncé - Formation
16. DJ Shadow (feat. Run the Jewels) - Nobody Speak
17. Rihanna (feat. Drake) - Work
18. A Tribe Called Quest - We Are People....
19. Frank Ocean - Nights
20. Bon Iver - 33 “GOD”
21. Beyoncé - Hold Up
22. Kendrick Lamar - untitled 08 l 09.06.2014.
23. The Avalanches (feat. Jonathan Donahue) - Colours
24. Kanye West (feat. Kendrick Lamar) - No More Parties in LA
25. Desiigner - Panda
26. Animal Collective - FloriDada
27. Mitski - Your Best American Girl
28. Deakin - Golden Chords
29. The Avalanches - Subways
30. Angel Olsen - Intern
31. Frank Ocean - Ivy
32. Savages - Adore
33. Chromatics - Dear Tommy
34. PJ Harvey - The Wheel
35. Kendrick Lamar - untitled 05 l 09.21.2014.
36. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds - I Need You
37. Radiohead - Decks Dark
38. James Blake - Timeless
39. A Tribe Called Quest (feat. Busta Rhymes) - Dis Generation
40. Radiohead - Present Tense
41. M83 -Do It, Try It
42. ANOHNI - 4 Degrees
43. Car Seat Headrest - Drunk Drivers / Killer Whales
44. Angel Olsen - Shut Up Kiss Me
45. Mitski - Happy
46. Azealia Banks - The Big Big Beat
47. Future (feat. The Weeknd) - Low Life
48. Solange - Don't Touch My Hair
49. Frank Ocean - Nikes
50. The 1975 - Somebody Else

Honorable mention :

ANOHNI - Crisis
Ariana Grande - Dangerous Woman
Bat for Lashes - In God's House
Beck - Wow
Blood Orange (feat. Debbie Harry) - E.V.P.
Car Seat Headrest - Destroyed by Hippie Powers
Chance the Rapper (feat. Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz) - No Problem
Courtney Barnett - Three Packs a Day
Danny Brown - When It Rain
David Bowie - Lazarus
Drake (feat. Wizkid and Kyla) - One Dance
dvsn - Hallucinations
FKA twigs - Good to Love
James Blake - Radio Silence
Justice - Randy
Kanye West (feat. Rihanna) - Famous
M.I.A. - Borders
M83 - Solitude
Mark Pritchard (feat. Thom Yorke) - Beautiful People
Michael Kiwanuka - Cold Little Heart
Preoccupations - Anxiety
Radiohead - True Love Waits
The Weeknd - Secrets


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Re: Songs 2016

Postby antonius » Sun Dec 04, 2016 3:05 pm

Bruno wrote:Childish Gambino, anyone?

It will be in mine, in January

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Re: Songs 2016

Postby antonius » Sun Dec 04, 2016 3:06 pm

notbrianeno wrote:
Melomaniac wrote:My top 50 :


Excellent list, and welcome to the forum!

Seconded!

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Postby gabebasso » Sun Dec 04, 2016 5:19 pm

01 Ultralight Bean - Kanye West
02 Burn the Witch - Radiohead
03 Nikes - Frank Ocean
04 Freedom - Beyoncé
05 Cranes in the Sky - Solange
06 4 Degrees, ANOHNI
07 8 (circle) - Bon Iver
08 True Love Waits - Radiohead
09 33 “GOD” - Bon Iver
10 Pink+White - Frank Ocean
11 No Problem - Chance the Rapper
12 You Want It Darker - Leonard Cohen
13 Untitled 07 - Kedrick Lamar
14 Present Tense - Radiohead
15 Lazarus - David Bowie
16 All Night - Beyoncé
17 Do It, Try It - M83
18 One Dance - Drake
19 Famous - Kanye West
20 The Wheel - PJ Harvey
21 22 (Over Soon) - Bon Iver
22 Real Friends - Kanye West
23 Blackstar - David Bowie
24 Drone Bomb Me - ANOHNI
25 Formation - Beyoncé
26 Work - Rihanna
27 Nights - Frank Ocean
28 Untitled 08 - Kendrick Lamar
29 Angels - Chance the Rapper
30 No More Parties in LA - Kanye West
31 A Tribe Called Quest - We Are People....
32 Beyoncé - Hold Up
33 Angel Olsen - Intern
34 Frank Ocean - Ivy
35 Savages - Adore
36 Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds - I Need You
37 Radiohead - Decks Dark
38 A Tribe Called Quest (feat. Busta Rhymes) - Dis Generation
39 Angel Olsen - Shut Up Kiss M
40 Solange - Don't Touch My Hair
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Re: Songs 2016

Postby JohnnyBGoode » Sun Dec 04, 2016 7:54 pm

Yes welcome and I've just added Childish Gambino to my long list.

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Postby JohnnyBGoode » Mon Dec 05, 2016 10:07 am

ok 1 more before the 1st songs spreadsheet:

1. Radiohead – Daydreaming
2. Sunflower Bean - Easier Said
3. David Bowie - Lazarus
4. Whitney – No Woman
5. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – Distant Sky
6. Lucy Dacus – I Don’t Wanna be Funny Anymore
7. Justin Timberlake – Can’t Stop the Feeling
8. Kanye West - Ultralight Beam
9. Fruit Bats – From a Soon to be a Ghost Town
10. Frank Ocean – Pink and White
11. Radiohead – Present Tense
12. Radiohead - Burn the Witch
13. Leonard Cohen – You Want It Darker
14. Julia Jacklin – Pool Party
15. Noname - Diddy Bop [ft. Raury & Cam O’bi]
16. The xx – On Hold
17. Temples – Certainty
18. Beyond the Wizards Sleeve - Diagram Girl
19. Memoryhouse – Sarah
20. Mitski – Your Best American Girl
21. The Radio Dept. – This Thing Was Bound to Happen
22. Michael Kiwanuka – Cold Little Heart
23. Andrew Bird - Roma Fade
24. Okkervil River – Judey on a Street
25. Car Seat Headrest - Drunk Drivers / Killer Whales
26. Drive-By Truckers – What it Means
27. Emma Pollock – Parks and Recreation
28. Angel Olsen – Sister
29. Solange – Cranes in the Sky
30. Chromatics – Dear Tommy
31. Primal Scream – Where the Light Gets In
32. Chairlift – Crying in Public
33. Pinegrove – Old Friends
34. Mothers – Hold Your Own Hand
35. Grandaddy – Way We Won’t
36. ANONHI – 4 Degrees
37. The 1975 – The Sound
38. Eleanor Friedberger – Cathy with the Curly Hair
39. Nada Surf – Believe You’re Mine
40. The Avalanches – Colours
41. Anderson .Paak – The Bird
42. Bon Iver – 33 “GOD”
43. PJ Harvey - The Wheel
44. M83 – Go
45. Childish Gambino – Me and Your Mama
46. Damien Jurado – Exit 353
47. Chvrches – Warning Call
48. Agnes Obel – Familiar
49. Frankie Cosmos – Sinister
50. American Football – Home is Where the Haunt is

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Re: Songs 2016

Postby Future Critic » Mon Dec 05, 2016 1:27 pm

I put the lists that were created in November and December into a spreadsheet because I was curious on what the consensus is. Overall, I think the results are pretty great - arguably better than the song lists that have been released by major publications so far.

1. Burn the Witch, Radiohead
2. Ultralight Beam, Kanye West
3. Cranes in the Sky, Solange
4. Lazarus, David Bowie
5. Drone Bomb Me, AHONI
6. Pink + White, Frank Ocean
7. Freedom, Beyoncé
8. No More Parties in LA, Kanye West
9. 22 (OVER S∞∞N), Bon Iver
10. Present Tense, Radiohead
11. Nikes, Frank Ocean
12. Cold Little Heart, Michael Kiwanuka
13. I Need a Forest Fire, James Blake
14. Real Friends, Kanye West
15. Daydreaming, Radiohead
16. 4 Degrees, AHONI
17. Drunk Drivers / Killer Whales, Car Seat Headrest
18. 33 “GOD”, Bon Iver
19. You Want It Darker, Leonard Cohen
20. Formation, Beyoncé
21. Blackstar, David Bowie
22. The Wheel, PJ Harvey
23. Nights, Frank Ocean
24. Your Best American Girl, Mitsky
25. 8 (circle), Bon Iver
26. Hold Up, Beyoncé
27. I Need You, Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds
28. All Night, Beyoncé
29. Can't Stop the Feeling!, Justin Timberlake
30. Famous, Kanye West
31. We The People…, A Tribe Called Quest
32. Sorry, Beyoncé
33. Do It, Try It, M83
34. No Woman, Whitney
35. On Hold, The xx
36. Untitled 07, Kendrick Lamar
37. One Dance, Drake
38. No Problem, Chance the Rapper
39. When It Rain, Danny Brown
40. Roma Fade, Andrew Bird
41. Adore, Savages
42. Shut Up Kiss Me, Angel Olsen
43. True Love Waits, Radiohead
44. Untitled 08, Kendrick Lamar
45. I Can't Give Everything Away, David Bowie
46. Subways, The Avalanches
47. What it Means, Drive-by Truckers
48. Same Drugs, Chance the Rapper
49. Am I Wrong, Anderson .Paak
50. Intern, Angel Olsen

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Re: Songs 2016

Postby whuntva » Mon Dec 05, 2016 3:30 pm

I'm saving my hand for the poll.

I do have a tentative Top 10 Songs and Albums though.

1) Radiohead-Burn the Witch
2) ANOHNI-Drone Bomb Me
3) Volbeat-The Devil's Bleeding Crown
4) Stone Roses-All for One
5) Birds of Tokyo-Brace
6) Kaleo-Way Down we Go (2015 song off 2016 album; is eligible for the EOY)
7) Swans-When will I Return?
8) Avalanches-Subways
9) David Bowie-Lazarus
10) Radiohead-Daydreaming
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Re: Songs 2016

Postby Nick » Mon Dec 05, 2016 6:15 pm

Future Critic wrote:I put the lists that were created in November and December into a spreadsheet because I was curious on what the consensus is. Overall, I think the results are pretty great - arguably better than the song lists that have been released by major publications so far.


Interested to see how my list affects this!

Here's my tentative top 50 songs of 2016...

1. Anohni- Drone Bomb Me
2. Maxwell- Lake By the Ocean
3. Kanye West (featuring Kendrick Lamar)- No More Parties in L.A.
4. James Blake (featuring Bon Iver)- I Need a Forest Fire
5. Tegan and Sara- Boyfriend
6. Solange- Cranes in the Sky
7. Maxwell- 1990x
8. Radiohead- Daydreaming
9. Kero Kero Bonito- Trampoline
10. Kanye West- Ultralight Beam

11. D.R.A.M. (featuring Lil Yachty)- Broccoli
12. Bon Iver- 22 (OVER S∞∞N)
13. Car Seat Headrest- Drunk Drivers / Killer Whales
14. Jenny Hval- Female Vampire
15. Bruno Mars- 24K Magic
16. Kanye West (featuring Rihanna)- Famous
17. Chance the Rapper (featuring Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz)- No Problem
18. Joey Purp (featuring Chance the Rapper)- Girls @
19. French Montana (featuring Kodak Black)- Lockjaw
20. Radiohead- Burn the Witch

21. The 1975- Somebody Else
22. Danny Brown (featuring Kendrick Lamar, Ab-Soul, and Earl Sweatshirt)- Really Doe
23. Car Seat Headrest- Fill in the Blank
24. David Bowie- I Can’t Give Everything Away
25. Japanese Breakfast- Everybody Wants to Love You
26. Angel Olsen- Shut Up Kiss Me
27. Beyoncé (featuring Kendrick Lamar)- Freedom
28. Todd Terje- Firecracker
29. Kanye West- Real Friends
30. Leonard Cohen- You Want It Darker

31. Kaytranada- Lite Spots
32. The 1975- The Sound
33. Beyoncé- Sorry
34. The Avalanches- Subways
35. Moses Sumney- Lonely World
36. Woods- Sun City Creeps
37. Danny Brown- When It Rain
38. Foxygen- Follow The Leader
39. PJ Harvey- The Wheel
40. PJ Harvey- The Community of Hope

41. Weezer- L.A. Girlz
42. The Avalanches (featuring Camp Lo)- Because I’m Me
43. Leonard Cohen- On the Level
44. Beyoncé- Love Drought
45. Chance the Rapper- Same Drugs
46. YG (featuring Nipsey Hussle)- FDT
47. Mitski- Your Best American Girl
48. Bon Iver- 33 "GOD"
49. Unknown Mortal Orchestra- First World Problem
50. Bon Iver- 8 (circle)

...that being said, the list that I ultimately submit to this year's poll will end up looking different anyway, as I plan to include some 2015 songs that are eligible for the poll, like "4 Degrees" and "Lazarus".

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Re: Songs 2016

Postby Nick » Mon Dec 05, 2016 6:18 pm

And for fun, let's see how my top ten songs have changed over the course of the year...

April 16th (an un-ordered top 9 songs of the year...)

Kanye West- Ultralight Beam
Kanye West- Famous
Kanye West- Real Friends
Kanye West- No More Parties in L.A.
PJ Harvey- The Wheel
PJ Harvey- The Community of Hope
Woods- Sun City Creeps
Weezer- L.A. Girlz
Anohni- Drone Bomb Me

July 16th

1. Anohni- Drone Bomb Me
2. Kanye West (featuring Kendrick Lamar)- No More Parties in L.A.
3. James Blake (featuring Bon Iver)- I Need a Forest Fire
4. Radiohead- Daydreaming
5. Maxwell- 1990x
6. Tegan and Sara- Boyfriend
7. Kanye West- Ultralight Beam
8. Jenny Hval- Female Vampire
9. Joey Purp (featuring Chance the Rapper)- Girls @
10. Kanye West- Real Friends

September 24th

1. Anohni- Drone Bomb Me
2. Kanye West (featuring Kendrick Lamar)- No More Parties in L.A.
3. James Blake (featuring Bon Iver)- I Need a Forest Fire
4. Tegan and Sara- Boyfriend
5. Maxwell- 1990x
6. Radiohead- Daydreaming
7. Kanye West- Ultralight Beam
8. Jenny Hval- Female Vampire
9. Car Seat Headrest- Drunk Drivers / Killer Whales
10. Joey Purp (featuring Chance the Rapper)- Girls @

October 26th

1. Anohni- Drone Bomb Me
2. Kanye West (featuring Kendrick Lamar)- No More Parties in L.A.
3. James Blake (featuring Bon Iver)- I Need a Forest Fire
4. Tegan and Sara- Boyfriend
5. Maxwell- 1990x
6. Radiohead- Daydreaming
7. Kanye West- Ultralight Beam
8. Jenny Hval- Female Vampire
9. Car Seat Headrest- Drunk Drivers / Killer Whales
10. Bon Iver- 22 (OVER S∞∞N)

December 5th

1. Anohni- Drone Bomb Me
2. Maxwell- Lake By the Ocean
3. Kanye West (featuring Kendrick Lamar)- No More Parties in L.A.
4. James Blake (featuring Bon Iver)- I Need a Forest Fire
5. Tegan and Sara- Boyfriend
6. Solange- Cranes in the Sky
7. Maxwell- 1990x
8. Radiohead- Daydreaming
9. Kero Kero Bonito- Trampoline
10. Kanye West- Ultralight Beam

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Re: Songs 2016

Postby Future Critic » Mon Dec 05, 2016 6:39 pm

Nick wrote:
Interested to see how my list affects this!


I included your list from October in the original poll's results.

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Re: Songs 2016

Postby Nick » Mon Dec 05, 2016 6:51 pm

Future Critic wrote:
Nick wrote:
Interested to see how my list affects this!


I included your list from October in the original poll's results.


Ahhhh I see. Well, cool!

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Re: Songs 2016

Postby Nassim » Mon Dec 05, 2016 10:01 pm

Before really delving into the EOY lists :

1) Kanye West - Ultralight Beam
2) Car Seat Headrest - Vincent
3) PUP - DVP
4) Moderat - Eating Hooks
5) MAI LAN - Technique
6) Anna Meredith - R-Type
7) Deakin - Golden Chords
8) Car Seat Headrest - Unforgiving Girl (She's Not An)
9) case/lang/veirs - Atomic Number
10)PUP - If This Tour Doesn't Kill You, I Will
11) Kanye West - FML
12) The Avalanches - Because I'm Me
13) Chance the Rapper - No Problems
14) Moderat - Reminder
15) Radiohead - True Love Waits
16) Let's Eat Grandma - Deep Six Textbook
17) Car Seat Headrest - Drunk Drivers/Killer Whales
18) Daughter - New Ways
19) DJ Shadow - Nobody Speaks
20) Explosions in the Sky - Disintegration Anxiety
21) Champion + Four Tet - Disparate
22) Elliott Smith - Plainclothes Man - Solo Version
23) Beyonce - Don't Hurt Yourself
24) Bon Iver - 22 (OVER S∞∞N)
25) Kendrick Lamar - untitled 03 05.28.2013
26) Run the Jewels - Talk to Me
27) White Lung - Dead Weight
28) Elliott Smith - Plainclothes Man - Solo Version
29) Car Seat Headrest - The Ballad of the Costa Concordia
30) Zack de la Rocha - Digging for Windows
31) Nicolas Jaar - Three Sides of Nazareth
32) ANONHI - Drone Bomb Me
33) Aesop Rock - Rings
34) Animal Collective - Lying in the Grass
35) Car Seat Headrest - Destroyed by Hippie Powers
36) Beyonce - Freedom
37) Chance the Rapper - Same Drugs
38) Run the Jewels - Legend Has It
39) Burial - Young Death
40) A Tribe Called Quest - We the People

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Re: Songs 2016

Postby slick » Tue Dec 06, 2016 12:52 am

I have been diving into a bunch of music I have missed out on somehow this past year and using all the excellent suggestions posted in this thread... Right now I have 116 songs that are year end top 50 worthy and have to spend a couple of weeks trying to figure it all out and listen to each songs multiple times again just to get a feel.

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Re: Songs 2016

Postby Romain » Tue Dec 27, 2016 9:00 pm

For the last time of the year, here is my list of my favorite songs this year :

1. David Bowie - Lazarus
2. Iggy pop - Break into your heart
3. Mr Oizo - Hand In The Fire (the video version, not the album's one)
4. La Femme - Où va le monde ?
5. David Bowie - Blackstar
6. The Kills - Days of Why and How
7. Preoccupations - Anxiety
8. Guillaume Perret - Heavy Dance
9. Glass Animals - Season 2 Episode 3
10. Olafur Arnalds and Nils Frahm - 2352
11. Papooz - Ann Wants to Dance
12. Wax Tailor - For the Worst
13. GoGo Penguin - Smarra
14. Françoiz Breut - Le jardin d'Eden
15. Justice - Safe And Sound
16. Glass Animals - The Other Side Of Paradise
17. Car Seat Headrest - Vincent
18. Michael Kiwanuka - Place I Belong
19. Savages - Adore
20. Facteurs Chevaux - Dames de pluie
21. Pavo Pavo - No Mind
22. Pete Doherty - Down For The Outing
23. Jean-Michel Jarre - Why This, Why That and Why
24. Anohni - 4 Degrees
25. Erik Truffaz - Djiki'n
26. Yelle - Ici & Maintenant
27. Wax Tailor - I Had a Woman
28. La Femme - Le vide est ton nouveau prénom
29. Iggy pop - Gardenia
30. Madness - Blackbird
31. Allah-Las - High & Dry
32. Ultimate Painting - A Portrait of Jason
33. Canine - Glow
34. The Kills - Doing it to death
35. Seasick Steve - Keep That Horse Between You And The Ground
36. Benjamin Biolay - Palermo Queens
37. Car Seat Headrest - Destroyed By Hippie Powers
38. Olafur Arnalds - Öldurót
39. Yeasayer - Gerson's Whistle
40. Benjamin Biolay - Miss Miss
41. Glass Animals - Pork Soda
42. Jain - Come
43. Bombay - Bleach
44. Wax Tailor - The Chase
45. Prince Rama - Now is the time of emotion
46. Allah-Las - Autumn Dawn
47. Michael Kiwanuka - Cold Little Heart
48. The High Llamas - Here come the rattling trees
49. Yeti Lane - good Word's gone
50. Ultimate Painting - Song for Brian Jones
51. Françoiz breut - La danse des ombres
52. Madness - Can't Touch Us Now
53. Wax Tailor - Bleed Away
54. Savages - Slowing Down the World
55. Madness - Given The Opportunity
56. Justice - Randy
57. Yuck - Hold Me Closer
58. Band Of Horses - Dull TimesThe Moon
59. Allah-Las - Satisfied
60. The Last Shadow Puppets - Everything You've Come To Expect
61. Mr Oizo - Sea Horses
62. Suuns - Instrument
63. Radiohead - Decks Dark
64. Prince Rama - Bahia
65. Pavo Pavo - Ruby (Let's Buy the Bike)
66. Leonard Cohen - It Seemed the Better Way
67. Bat For Lashes - Honeymooning Alone
68. Glass Animals - Mama's Gun
69. Jain - Makeba
70. Madness - I Believe
71. P.J. Harvey - A Line in the Sand
72. Wax Tailor - Back on Wax
73. Julien Doré - Caresse
74. Louise Attaque - Les pétales
75. Guided By Voices - The Quickers Arrive
76. Bombay - Sea
77. Wire - Numbered
78. Louise Attaque - Du grand banditisme
79. Johann Johannsson - The Drowned World
80. Jenny Hval - Conceptual Romance
81. Kevin Morby - Dorothy

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Re: Songs 2016

Postby JohnnyBGoode » Fri Dec 30, 2016 12:17 am

Could keep tweaking (I might still do) but final(ish) list

1. Radiohead - Burn the Witch
2. Sunflower Bean - Easier Said
3. David Bowie - Lazarus
4. Car Seat Headrest - Drunk Drivers / Killer Whales
5. Whitney – No Woman
6. Solange – Cranes in the Sky
7. Lucy Dacus – I Don’t Wanna be Funny Anymore
8. Justin Timberlake – Can’t Stop the Feeling
9. Kanye West - Ultralight Beam
10. Leonard Cohen – You Want It Darker
11. Radiohead – Daydreaming
12. Frank Ocean – Pink and White
13. Radiohead – Present Tense
14. Fruit Bats – From a Soon to be a Ghost Town
15. Pinegrove – Size of the Moon
16. Noname - Diddy Bop [ft. Raury & Cam O’bi]
17. School of Seven Bells - Signals
18. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – Distant Sky
19. Julia Jacklin – Pool Party
20. Car Seat Headrest – Fill in the Blank
21. The xx – On Hold
22. Temples – Certainty
23. Beyond the Wizards Sleeve - Diagram Girl
24. Memoryhouse – Sarah
25. Mitski – Your Best American Girl
26. The Radio Dept. – This Thing Was Bound to Happen
27. Michael Kiwanuka – Cold Little Heart
28. Andrew Bird - Roma Fade
29. Okkervil River – Judey on a Street
30. Drive-By Truckers – What it Means
31. Emma Pollock – Parks and Recreation
32. Angel Olsen – Sister
33. Chromatics – Dear Tommy
34. Radiohead – True Love Waits
35. Primal Scream – Where the Light Gets In
36. Chairlift – Crying in Public
37. Pinegrove – Old Friends
38. Amber Arcades – Fading Lines
39. Mothers – Hold Your Own Hand
40. David Bowie - I Can’t Give Everything Away
41. Grandaddy – Way We Won’t
42. ANONHI – 4 Degrees
43. The 1975 – The Sound
44. Eleanor Friedberger – Cathy with the Curly Hair
45. Nada Surf – Believe You’re Mine
46. The Avalanches – Colours
47. Anderson .Paak – The Bird
48. Bon Iver – 33 “GOD”
49. PJ Harvey - The Wheel
50. M83 – Do It, Try It
51. Childish Gambino – Me and Your Mama
52. Frankie Cosmos – Sinister
53. Shura - What’s It Gonna be
54. Car Seat Headrest - The Ballad of the Costa Concordia
55. Chvrches – Warning Call
56. Damien Jurado – Exit 353
57. Agnes Obel – Familiar
58. American Football – Home is Where the Haunt is
59. Wilco – If I Ever Was a Child
60. Christine and the Queens – Tilted
61. Animal Collective – FloriDada
62. Case/Lang/Veirs – Best Kept Secret
63. Massive Attack (feat. Hope Sandoval) – The Spoils
64. Beyonce - Sandcastles
65. Pinegrove - Aphasia
66. A Tribe Called Quest – We the People
67. Beck – Wow
68. Carly Rae Jepsen – Higher
69. Warpaint – New Song
70. Father John Misty – Real Love Baby
71. Frank Ocean - Ivy
72. Tegan and Sara - Boyfriend
73. Courtney Barrnett - Three Packs a Day
74. The Shins – Dead Alive
75. Japanese Breakfast – Heft
76. Kristen Kontrol – X-Communicate
77. Johanna Warren – Hungry Ghost
78. Gwen Stefani – Make Me Like You
79. Teenage Fanclub - I’m in Love
80. Lush - Out of Control
81. Savages – T.I.W.Y.G.
82. Billie Marten – Live
83. Weyes Blood - Do You Need My Love
84. Parquet Courts – Human Performance
85. Daughter – How
86. Steve Mason – Planet Sizes
87. Laura Marling – Soothing
88. Haley Bonar – Kismet Kill
89. Suede – Like Kids
90. Lindstrom – Closing Shot
91. Nilfer Yanya – Small Crimes
92. Band of Horses – In A Drawer
93. Preoccupations – Degraded
94. Teleman – Glory Hallelujah
95. Sturgill Simpson – Welcome to Earth (Pollywog)
96. Modern Baseball – Wedding Singer
97. High Highs – Ocean to City
98. Laura Gibson – Empire Builder
99. Foxes – Devil Side
100. Let’s Eat Grandma – Rapunzel


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