Sunday, 26 December 2010

Songs of the Year 2010: 25-1

Japandroids: Chords for celebration

No gimmicks, just part two of the run-down of the best 50 songs (including album tracks and singles) of 2010, as chosen by The Popscener...

25. These New Puritans – Drum Courts (Hidden, Angular/Domino)
24. Shimmering Stars – I'm Gonna Try (n/a, Almost Musique)
23. Good Shoes – Way My Heart Beats (No Hope No Future, Brille)
22. Mark Ronson – Bang Bang Bang (Record Collection, Columbia)
21. Les Savy Fav – Dear Crutches (Root For Ruin, Frenchkiss Records)
20. Kele – Tenderoni (The Boxer, Wichita)

19. Cee Lo Green – Fuck You (The Lady Killer, Elektra)
18. Soft Pack – C'Mon (The Soft Pack, Kemado Records)
17. Black Francis – Cinema Star (NonStopErotik, Cooking Vinyl)
16. Band Of Horses – Laredo (Infinite Arms, Brown Records/Fat Possum/Columbia)
15. Warpaint – Baby (The Fool, Rough Trade)
14. Allo Darlin – My Heart Is A Drummer (Allo Darlin, Fortuna Pop!)

13. Medications – Seasons (Completely Removed, Dischord)
12. Everything Everything – Photoshop Handsome (Man Alive, Geffen)
11. Wave Pictures – Marie Again (Susan Rode the Cyclone, Self-released)
10. Summer Camp – Was It Worth It (Young EP, Moshi Moshi)
9. Spoon – Trouble Comes Running
(Transference, Merge)
8. Kanye West – Runaway (My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, Roc-A Fella/Def Jam)

7. Broken Social Scene – Sentimental X's (Forgiveness Rock Record, Arts & Crafts)
6. Ted Leo – Bottled Up In Cork (The Brutalist Bricks, Matador)
5. Laura Veirs – Life Is Good Blues (July Flame, Bella Union)
4. Robyn – Dancing On My Own (Body Talk, Konichiwa)
3. Mark Ronson/D'Angelo – Glass Mountain Trust (Record Collection, Columbia)
2. LCD Soundsystem – Drunk Girls (This Is Happening, DFA/Virgin)
1. Japandroids – Younger Us (n/a, Polyvinyl)

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There's also a spotify playlist for those of you who want to listen to the songs of 2010 in one place.

Don't forget to check out the Songs of the Year 2010: 50-26 and Albums of the Year 2010

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