Muso’s Guide: Favourite 50 Songs of 2011

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Muso’s Guide: Favourite 50 Songs of 2011 [with a song so nice they listed it twice]

  1. Lana Del Rey – “Video Games”
  2. PJ Harvey – “Let England Shake”
  3. Metronomy – “The Look”
  4. Yuck – “Get Away”
  5. Metronomy – “The Bay”
  6. The Horrors – “Endless Blue”
  7. Radiohead – “Lotus Flower”
  8. PJ Harvey – “The Words That Maketh Murder”
  9. Ghostpoet – “Cash and Carry Me Home”
  10. Wild Beasts – “Reach a Bit Further”
  11. Johnny Foreigner – “(Don’t) Show Us Yr Fangs”
  12. Wild Beasts – “Lion’s Share”
  13. M83 – “Midnight City” [also #48]
  14. Battles featuring Matias Aguayo – “Ice Cream”
  15. Bombay Bicycle Club – “Shuffle”
  16. Ghostpoet – “Liiines”
  17. Adele – “Rolling in the Deep”
  18. Little Dragon – “Ritual Union”
  19. Rihanna featuring Calvin Harris – “We Found Love”
  20. Nicola Roberts – “Lucky Day”
  21. The Saturdays – “All Fired Up”
  22. Girls – “Honey Bunny”
  23. Bon Iver – “Holocene”
  24. Lady Gaga – “Marry the Night”
  25. Beyonce – “Countdown”
  26. Azealia Banks – “212”
  27. Active Child featuring How to Dress Well – “Playing House”
  28. The National – “Exile Vilify”
  29. Beyonce – “Run the World (Girls)”
  30. British Sea Power – “Who’s in Control”
  31. Junior Boys – “Banana Ripple”
  32. SBTRKT – “Wildfire”
  33. Coldplay – “Paradise”
  34. Death Cab For Cutie – “You Are a Tourist”
  35. Bjork – “Crystalline”
  36. Nicki Minaj – “Super Bass”
  37. The National – “Think You Can Wait”
  38. Arctic Monkeys – “The Hellcat Spangled Shalalala”
  39. Telekinesis – “Please Ask For Help”
  40. Slow Club – “Where I’m Waking”
  41. The Horrors – “Still Life”
  42. Drake – “Headlines”
  43. Jessie Ware – “Strangest Feeling”
  44. Radiohead – “Codex”
  45. James Blake – “The Wilhelm Scream”
  46. Jamie xx – “Far Nearer”
  47. Hannah Peel – “The Almond Tree”
  48. M83 – “Midnight City” [also #13]
  49. Friendly Fires – “Hawaiian Air”
  50. St. Vincent – “Cruel”