Monday, December 13, 2004

Chris' list of 2004.

Friday, December 10, 2004

Top 100 Songs of 2004

It took me a bit of time to compose, but the list is done.

At first I tried to only include songs released this year, but there were just too many extras begging to be included -- songs released from previous years that I was exposed to this year. And so, I've denoted those songs with an *. Artists with the most inclusions this year are The Frames (5), Modest Mouse and Interpol (4), and Wilco, Elliott Smith, Matt Pond PA, A.C. Newman, Sufjan Stevens, Iron & Wine, Ben Folds, and The Arcade Fire (3).

Enjoy:

100.) The Album Leaf – On Your Way
99.) Mason Jennings – The Light (Part II)
98.) The Killers – On Top
97.) Interpol - Evil
96.) Pas/Cal – What Happened To The Sands
95.) Broken Family Band – Song Against Robots
94.) Irving – I Can’t Fall In Love*
93.) The Walkmen – The Rat
92.)
Dave Matthews – Cigarette Lit*
91.) Keane – Your Eyes Open
90.) Charlemagne – August Evenings
89.)
Beta Band – Assessment
88.) Hanalei – Action Drum
87.) Billy Schuh And The Foundry – Spain Never Made It*
86.) The City On Film – I’d Rather Be Wine Drunk
85.) R.E.M. – Leaving New York
84.)
Norfolk and Western – Terrified*
83.)
Nick Drake – Time Of No Reply
82.) Air – Cherry Blossom Girl
81.) Court and Spark – Suffolk Down Upon The Night
80.) The Decemberists – Shiny*
79.) Iron & Wine - Free Until They Cut Me Down
78.) David Kitt – Song From Hope Street*
77.) Mic Christopher – Hey Day*
76.) Elbow – Asleep In The Back
75.) The New Pornographers – Graceland
74.) Broken Social Scene – Lover’s Spit*
73.) Cake – No Phone
72.) I Love Math – On The Green
71.) Say Hi To Your Mom – Your Brains vs. My Tractorbeam*
70.) Owen – She’s A Thief
69.) TV On The Radio - Dreams
68.) Elliott Smith – A Fond Farewell
67.) Wilco – Spiders (Kidsmoke)
66.) Modest Mouse – Blame It On The Tetons
65.) The Arcade Fire – Haiti
64.) Death Cab For Cutie - This Temporary Life
63.) Saint Chapelle – In Search Of Skip
62.)
The Frames – Finally
61.) Franz Ferdinand – Jacqueline
60.) Sufjan Stevens – Seven Swans
59.) Ben Folds – Late
58.) Matt Pond PA – Summer
57.) Interpol – Next Exit
56.) Say Hi To Your Mom – Spaceships*
55.) A.C. Newman – The Cloud Prayer
54.) John Vanderslice – Pale Horse*
53.) Modest Mouse – Satin In A Coffin
52.) Ben Kweller – I Need You Back
51.) Keane – Bend and Break
50.) Gomez – Nothing Is Wrong
49.) Frou Frou – It’s Good To Be In Love*
48.) Zero 7 – Home
47.) Badly Drawn Boy – This Is That New Song
46.) Matt Pond PA – The Butcher
45.) Stereophonics – Maybe Tomorrow
44.) Wilco – Theologians
43.) The Frames – Happy
42.) The Arcade Fire – Neighborhood #4 (7 Kettles)
41.) And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of The Dead – Counting Off The Days
40.) Iron & Wine – Teeth In The Glass
39.) Interpol – C’mere
38.) Spoon – I Summon You (demo)
37.) I Love You But I’ve Chosen The Darkness – Your Worst Is The Best*
36.) Josh Ritter – Snow Is Gone
35.) The Get Up Kids – Wouldn’t Believe It
34.) Elliott Smith – King’s Crossing
33.) A.C. Newman – Miracle Drug
32.) Josh Rouse – 1972*
31.) The Frames – Sideways Down
30.) Sufjan Stevens – In The Devil’s Territory
29.) Modest Mouse – Float On
28.) Ben Folds – All U Can Eat*
27.) Travis – Love Will Come Through*
26.) Zero 7 – Look Up
25.) Rogue Wave – Postage Stamp World
24.) The Damnwells – Sleepsinging
23.) Air – Surfing On A Rocket
22.) Colin Hay – I Just Don’t Think I’ll Ever Get Over You*
21.) Franz Ferdinand – Take Me Out
20.) Keane – Somewhere Only We Know
19.) Postal Service – Against All Odds
18.) The Frames – Locusts
17.) Elliott Smith – Coast To Coast
16.) Ben Folds – Adelaide
15.) Jens Lekman – Black Cab
14.) Wilco – I’m A Wheel
13.) Iron & Wine – On Your Wings
12.) The Secret Machines – Nowhere Again
11.) Sufjan Stevens – The Dress Looks Nice On You
10.) Interpol – Length Of Love
9.) Frou Frou – Let Go*
8.) Josh Ritter – Kathleen
7) The Arcade Fire – Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels)
6.) A.C. Newman – Drink To Me Babe Then
5.) Broken Social Scene – Pacific Theme/Anthems For A Seventeen Year-Old Girl*
4.) Modest Mouse – Bukowski
3.) Matt Pond PA – New Hampshire
2.) The Killers – All These Things That I’ve Done
1.) The Frames – Keepsake

* = Not Released in 2004