12.21.2012

my favorite 50 songs of 2012.



My years are no doubt defined by the music that plays throughout them. These are my favorite fifty, new to me, from this year:

1. Porcelain Raft - Drifting In And Out
2. The Mowgli's - San Francisco
3. Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros - Man On Fire
4. Kasey Chambers & Shane Nicholson - The Quiet Life
5. A Fine Frenzy - Now Is The Start
6. Marc Scibilia - How Bad We Need Eachother
7. Mumford & Sons and Friends - Little Birdie
8. The Avett Brothers - Life
9. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis - Thrift Shop
10. Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers - Jet Plane
11. Cults - Go Outside
12. Of Monsters and Men - Little Talks
13. Shovels & Rope - The Keeper
14. Spirit Family Reunion - I Am Following The Sound
15. Ball Park Music - It's Nice To Be Alive
16. Mumford & Sons - Not With Haste
17. Jason Mraz - I Won't Give Up
18. Jason Collett - Rave On Sad Songs
19. Childish Gambino - Fire Fly
20. The Trishas - Drive
21. Lulu & The Lampshades - Cups
22. The Spring Standards - Here We Go
23. Mark Duplass - Big Machine
24. Grace Potter & The Nocturnals - The Divide
25. Brandi Carlile - That Wasn't Me
26. Alabama Shakes - Heavy Chevy
27. The Maccabees - Toothpaste Kisses
28. Phillip Phillips - Home
29. Sara Bareilles - Sweet As Whole
30. John Mayer - Something Like Olivia
31. Black Iris Music feat. Rachel Lannan- Beautiful Dreamer
32. Tyler Lyle - The Winemaker's Love Song
33. Trampled By Turtles - Midnight On The Interstate
34. The Lumineers - Ho Hey
35. The Apache Relay - Home Is Not Places
36. Blind Pilot - Just One
37. Dead Man Winter - A Long, Cold Night In Minneapolis
38. Meg & Bryan - Talk To Me
39. Nina Simone - I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free
40. Alabama Shakes - Boys & Girls
41. Mumford & Sons - Below My Feet
42. The Lumineers - Big Parade
43. Busby Marou - Girls Just Want To Have Fun
44. Fun. - Some Nights
45. Chiddy Bang - Ray Charles
46. Vacationer - Trip
47. Miley Cyrus - You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go
48. The Lumineers - Classy Girls
49. The Avett Brothers - Once And Future Carpenter
50. Brandi Carlile - The Hard Way Home

:)

3 comments:

Danielle said...

Um, Grace Potter wasn't on this list one time. And also, I know like 7 of these songs. ;)

Sarah Lasker said...

um, yes she is #24. :P

and good, now you have 43 new songs to love.

KPB said...

yes. downloading the ones i don't already have ;)