Sunday, December 6, 2009

100 Songs Week: 101-150

After much internal debate, Aaron's "100 Songs for 2009" list has been finalized.

We regret to inform the following songs that they will not be included in this year's compilation. Though the merits of each song were weighed carefully, in the end, they simply did not meet our needs at this time. While these decisions are never easy, this year's cuts were especially difficult. And so on and so forth.

Songs 101-150, in alphabetical order:

Alphabeat - DJ*
Annie - Songs Remind Me of You
Annie - I Don't Like Your Band#
Basement Jaxx - Raindrops
The Berndt - Hurried Feathers
The Big Pink - Dominoes
Black Sheep - Forever LuvLee
BOAT - Friends Since 1989*
BOAT - Prince of Tacoma*
Clipse - Popular Demand (Popeyes) (f/Cam'Ron)*
Conor Oberst - Slowly (Oh So Slowly)
Despot - Look Alive
Drake - Forever (f/ Kanye West, Lil Wayne, and Eminem
Eferklang - Modern Drift
The Electrones - Right Foot From Left
Ellie Goulding - Starry Eyed*#
Fanfarlo - The Walls Are Coming Down
Fever Ray - When I Grow Up*
Fever Ray - Triangle Walks*
God Help the Girl - God Help the Girl
Green Day - East Jesus Nowhere
Green Day - 21 Guns
Grizzly Bear - Two Weeks
Grizzly Bear - While You Wait for the Others#
An Horse - Postcards
Hot Chip - Take It In
Imogen Heap - First Train Home
The Invisible - London Girl
Islands - Vapours*
Julian Casablancas - 11th Dimension#
Keane - Better Than This
Kid Cudi - Pursuit of Happiness (f/ MGMT and Ratatat)
Kings of Convenience - 24-25
The Kites - Play
MewithoutYou - Timothy Hay
The New Pornographers - Hey, Snow White
Pearl Jam - Just Breathe
Peter, Bjorn, and John - Nothing to Worry About
Phoenix - Girlfriend*
The Raveonettes - Last Dance
Royksopp - Happy Up Here
Solange Knowles - Stillness is the Move
Super Furry Animals - Inaugural Trams
Tinted Windows - Kind of a Girl
Vampire Weekend - Horchata
Vampire Weekend - Cousins
The Very Best - Yalira*
White Lies - From the Stars
Why? - The Blackest Purse#
Wilco - Wilco (The Song)

*Denotes artist otherwise represented on "100 Songs for 2009"
#Denotes one of the five final cuts


  1. Are a select few of us going to be getting MP3 versions of all of this musical goodness?

  2. Of course. Check your email.

    And you're gonna be so disappointed with #1. Just a head's up.