2013 is just hours away and I’ve been trying to come up with a top album list for 2012* these past few days, but I gave up because I just haven’t given enough albums the time and devotion it takes to name them “best of” so INSTEAD, I went the song route, because that is a safer place for me. SO, to christen the end of the year I’ve decided to bundle 12 of my favourites song and basically make myself a personal 2012 soundtrack that I hope you can enjoy as much as I have. Hope everyone has a safe and Happy New Year!
* If I were to give you three albums that I enjoy every second of whenever I put them on I would go with: 1-Channel Orange (worth the hype– times a bajillion) 2-Happy to You and 3-Coexist.
01 Reunion - The xx
02 Money Trees (feat. Jay Rock) - Kendrick Lamar
03 Velvet Elvis - Alex Winston
04 Rosie Oh - Animal Collective
05 Vase - Miike Snow
06 Radio - Lana Del Rey
07 Argonauts - Hospitality
08 Half Gate - Grizzly Bear
09 Disparate Youth - Santigold
10 Ugly Needs - Miniature Tigers
11 Undone - Luke Lalonde
12 Crack Rock - Frank Ocean
My summer family at The Union Market. “This guy” is my friend John. I can tell just based on how tight his pants are. I will find out tomorrow if I have been hired as the Manager for 2011/2012. Exciting!
These songs are all supremely feel-good and springy. For two weeks, I was tricked into thinking it was spring. How wrong I was. I’m still watching for signs of frostbite from yesterday’s flippant March blizzard.
So DOWNLOAD this playlist, turn on your space heater, put on your short shorts, and shimmy down until the weather gets nicer.
01 Hummingbird - Vermillion Club
02 Puzzle Pieces - Saint Motel
03 California Girls - The Smiles
04 Taters - VACATION DAD
05 Mickey Mouse - Wavves
06 Once And For All - Clock Opera
07 What a Drag - Bear Hands
08 Sister Wife - Alex Winston
09 Go Outside - Cults
10 N.A.S.A. - Futurecop!
11 You Can't Get It Back - Gentleman Reg
12 When I Come Home - The Drums