My favourite songs of 2008

19 December 2008

Here are my 33* favourite tracks released this year. They are in no order other than alphabetical.

Bob Dylan – Red River Shore
Bon Iver – Skinny Love
The Bug – Angry
Cage the Elephant – Ain’t No Rest for the Wicked
dEUS – The Architect
Dr Dog – The Ark
The Duke Spirit – Send a Little Love Token
Foals – Cassius
Fucked Up – Black Albino Bones
The Futureheads – The Beginning of the Twist
Glasvegas – It’s My Own Cheating Heart That Makes Me Cry
Hercules and Love Affair – Blind
Hot Chip – Ready for the Floor
James Yuill – No Pins Allowed
Johnny Flynn – Cold Bread
Ladyhawke – Magic
M83 – Kim and Jessie
Mark Lanegan – The Man in the Long Black Coat
Martha Wainwright – In the Middle of the Night
Mogwai – Batcat
Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds – We Call Upon the Author
Nine Inch Nails – 33 Ghosts IV
Nine Inch Nails – Discipline
Oasis – High Horse Lady
Portishead – Machine Gun
Santogold – L.E.S. Artistes
School of Language – Poor Boy
Sons and Daughters – Gilt Complex
Spiritualized – Borrowed Your Gun
The Streets – The Way of the Dodo
Tricky – Council Estate
TV on the Radio – Halfway Home
Vessels – An Idle Brain and the Devil’s Workshop

*There was a reason, but it’s now irrelevant. Tough, you get 33.


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