Without much of an attempt at a pseudo-heavy commentary on why these songs were so important to the musical landscape this year, here are the top 33 (+1) songs that knocked MY hair back this year.

In no particular order, other than alphabetical…

Adele – “When We Were Young” (from 25)

Big Grams – “Fell in the Sun” (from Big Grams)

Bird and the Bee – “Will You Dance?” (from Recreational Love)

Björk  – “Stonemilker” (from Vulnicura)

Brandon Flowers – “Can’t Deny My Love” (from The Desired Effect)

Carly Rae Jepsen – “Run Away With You” (from E·MO·TION)
*This has been on repeat since its release, therefore, it’s our favorite track of the year.

Cherokee – “Teenage Fantasy (feat. Gibb) (from Teenage Fantasy EP)

Disclosure – “Holding On” (from Caracal)

DNCE – “Cake on the Ocean” (from Swaay)

Drake – “Hotline Bling” (from a forthcoming album)

Ellie Goulding – “Don’t Panic” (from Delirium)

Grimes – “Flesh without Blood/Life in the Vivid Dream” (from Art Angels)

Hurts – “Lights” (from Surrender)

Jessie Ware – “Champagne Kisses” (from Tough Love)

Leon Bridges – “Coming Home” (from Coming Home)

Lianne La Havas – “Unstoppable” (from Blood)

LION BABE – “Jump Hi (feat. Childish Bambino) (from Lion Babe EP)

Little Boots – “Get Things Done” (from Working Girl)

Lower Dens – “To Die in LA”  (from Escape From Evil)

Marina & the Diamonds – “I’m a Ruin” (from Froot)

Neon Indian – “Slumlord” (from Vega Intl Night School)

Rae Morris – “Do You Even Know?” (from Unguarded)

Róisín Murphy – “Unputdownable” (from Hairless Toys)

Santigold – “Can’t Get Enough Of Myself” (from 99 cents)

Seoul – “Stay With Us” (from I Become A Shade)

Shamir – “Call It Off” (from Ratchet)

Skylar Spence – “Can’t You See” (from Prom King)

Tame Impala – “The Less I Know The Better” (from Currents)

Tinie Tempah & Jess Glynne – “Not Letting Go” (from a forthcoming album)

Troye Sivan – “Talk Me Down” (from Blue Neighbourhood)

Vanessa Carlton – “Take It Easy” (from Liberman)

Vetiver – “Stranger Still” (from Complete Strangers)

V V Brown – “Lazarus” (from Glitch)

Years & Years – “Shine” (from Communion)

Full YouTube Playlist // Full Spotify Playlist




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