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A Decade of Rowan

that's right fuckos, a whole decade of me on my bullshit. it's been pretty fun I guess idk let's do this again sometime. list is digs
1George Harrison
All Things Must Pass


All Things Must Pass
2The Beach Boys
Surf's Up


Surf's Up - columnated ruins DOOOOMIIINOOOOOOO
3Pink Floyd
Wish You Were Here


Wish You Were Here
4Bob Dylan
Blood on the Tracks


Tangled Up in Blue
5Nick Drake
Pink Moon


Which Will - :c
6Leonard Cohen
Songs of Love and Hate


Famous Blue Raincoat
7Jeff Buckley
Grace


Lover You Should've Come Over - “it's never over” bridge is perhaps as good as music's ever been
8The Cure
Disintegration


Plainsong
9Bruce Springsteen
Darkness on the Edge of Town


Racing in the Street
10Talking Heads
Stop Making Sense


This Must Be the Place (Naive Melody) - Stop Making Sense version of this is THE masterclass in taking a good song flatly recorded and shooting life into its veins. the warmest performance I know of
11Crowded House
Temple Of Low Men


Better Be Home Soon
12David Bowie
Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps)


Ashes to Ashes
13Alice in Chains
Jar of Flies


No Excuses/Don't Follow
14R.E.M.
Automatic for the People


Nightswimming/Find the River - most powerful two-song combo in the game
15The Weakerthans
Left and Leaving


My Favourite Chords - one time i walked up a very tall hill in my hometown not knowing if i'd come down again. this song talked me back off the ledge and i don't mean it metaphorically. consequently perhaps the most important song to me on this list, if not the best
16Elliott Smith
Figure 8


Can't Make a Sound - why should you want any other when you're a world within a world?
17Damien Rice
O


Delicate
18Lydia
Illuminate


Now the One You Once Loved is Leaving
19Have a Nice Life
Deathconsciousness


Deep, Deep - jesus christ why is love so lonely
I Don't Love - jesus christ why is love so gone
20Women
Public Strain


Can't You See
21Sufjan Stevens
The Age of Adz


Vesuvius. an exorcism, incantation, just a fucking banger
22Manchester Orchestra
Mean Everything to Nothing


I Can Feel A Hot One
23Karnivool
Sound Awake


Deadman - if you ranked this entire scene's best moments like half of them would be from this single song. insane fucking piece of work
24Sharon Van Etten
Epic


Love More
25Cave In
White Silence


Sing My Loves
26M83
Hurry Up, We're Dreaming


Midnight City - i know this band has better songs but frankly this is everybody's favourite
27Baths
Cerulean


You're My Excuse to Travel
28Alvvays
Alvvays


Archie, Marry Me - all-time high bar for debut singles from indie acts, surely
29Kanye West
Yeezus


Blood on the Leaves - ah ye, we coulda been somebody
30Frightened Rabbit
Pedestrian Verse


Late March, Death March
31Kendrick Lamar
good kid, m.A.A.d city


Sing About Me, I'm Dying of Thirst
32Japandroids
Celebration Rock


The House That Heaven Built - am i still allowed to like this song
33A Great Big Pile of Leaves
You're Always on My Mind


Ambiversion - thanks yoyo for this one, new to me but already feels timeless
34CHVRCHES
The Bones of What You Believe


The Mother We Share
35There Will Be Fireworks
The Dark, Dark Bright


Lay Me Down
36The War On Drugs
Lost in the Dream


Under the Pressure
37St. Vincent
Strange Mercy


Strange Mercy
38Cymbals Eat Guitars
LOSE


Jackson - an interstate fever dream that will rip out your ribcage and replace it with rusted Americana and guitar licks
39Flying Lotus
You're Dead!


Coronus, the Terminator
40Ben Howard
I Forget Where We Were


Time is Dancing
41Earl Sweatshirt
Solace


Solace - i got my grandmamma hands, i start to cry when i see 'em
42Tenement
Predatory Headlights


Hive of Hives
43The World Is a Beautiful Place...
Harmlessness


January 10th, 2014 - well yeah
44All Human
Teenagers, You Don't Have to Die


And So Peter Dances
45Weezer
The White Album


LA Girlz - best song in their discog frankly
46The Hotelier
Goodness


Soft Animal - MAKE ME FEEL ALIIIIVE MAKE ME BELIEVE THAT THERE'S A GOD SOMETIMES
47Frank Ocean
Blonde


White Ferrari - saddest minute of someone impersonating James Blake of all time
48Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Skeleton Tree


I Need You
49John K. Samson
Winter Wheat


Requests - I want you to dream in all the languages we couldn't learn. I want you to write my name under your name, with the year I was born and you began to disappear
50Jimmy Eat World
Integrity Blues


Integrity Blues - aging punk gives you tough love life advice over ambient classical backing track. somehow the greatest song of all time
51A Tribe Called Quest
We got it from Here… Thank You 4 Your service


Dis Generation
52bedwetter
Volume 1: Flick Your Tongue Against Your Teeth...


stoop lights - sit and watch 'em flicker
53Lorde
Melodrama


Supercut - imagine if 'doo doo dooo dooo' could rip your heart out with a fadeout lol
54Tyler, the Creator
Flower Boy


911 / Mr. Lonely
55Trophy Scars
Holy Vacants


Everything Disappearing
56Gang of Youths
Go Farther in Lightness


The Deepest Sighs, The Frankest Shadows
57Enter Shikari
The Spark


An Ode to Lost Jigsaw Pieces
58Spillage Village
Spilligion


Baptize
59Saba
Care For Me


PROM / KING - the exorcism. nearly eight minutes of unbridled emotion that eclipses any questions of subjectivity or perspective. a modern classic
HEAVEN ALL AROUND ME - the comedown, in its way even harder-hitting and saddening. if the line "chalk outline look like the shape of my shadow" doesn't shoot you through with existential dread you don't do music right
60The Wonder Years
Sister Cities


Flowers Where Your Face Should Be
61Pusha T
DAYTONA


Santeria
62Nine Inch Nails
Bad Witch


God Break Down the Door
63Foxing
Nearer My God


Nearer My God - aaashin CIGARETTES ON GRAVESTONES PIN PHOTOGRAPHS ON CORKBOARDS
64mewithoutYou
[untitled] e.p.


Bethlehem, WV
65Noname
Room 25


Ace - Smino's hook on this one is absolutely insane, liquid gold
66Lupe Fiasco
DROGAS Wave


WAV Files
67Mac Miller
Swimming


2009
68Black Thought
Streams Of Thought, Vol. 2


Streets
69Earl Sweatshirt
Some Rap Songs


December 24
70clipping.
There Existed an Addiction to Blood


Blood of the Fang
71Sharon Van Etten
Remind Me Tomorrow


Seventeen - amazing it took us 2019 years to make the best song of all time
72The Twilight Sad
It Won/t Be Like This All the Time


VTr - amazing it took us 2019 years to make the best song of all time [2]
73Better Oblivion Community Center
Better Oblivion Community Center


Service Road
74Copeland
Blushing


Pope
75Secret Band
LP2


MOON - MOON, MOON, MOON, MOOOOOON
76The National
I Am Easy to Find


So Far So Fast
77Flying Lotus
Flamagra


Black Balloons Reprise
78Purple Mountains
Purple Mountains


Nights That Won't Happen - pain
79Strange Ranger
Remembering the Rockets


Nothing Else to Think About - DOWNSTAAAAIRS YOU'RE DOWN THERE
Living Free - the same but sadder
80Big Thief
Two Hands


Not
81Empty Country
Empty Country


Marian - hasn't been a better song since this came out and I'm not mad about it
82Mac Miller
Circles


Good News
83James Blake
Before


I Keep Calling - imagine if he stayed this good for an album haha right guys
84Nothing
The Great Dismal


Famine Asylum - whole album rips but somethin bout these drums sends me to the shadow realm in the best way
85Jeff Rosenstock
NO DREAM


Ohio Tpke - a shimmering coiled beast of a song that retracts every time you think it will extend and vice versa. all of Rosenstock's best tricks compacted into a near-perfect cut
86Moses Sumney
grae


Virile
87Taylor Swift
Evermore


tolerate it
88Big Red Machine
How Long Do You Think It's Gonna Last?


Brycie
89Middle Kids
Today We're the Greatest


Cellophane (Brain)
90Bright Eyes
Down in the Weeds, Where the World Once Was


To Death's Heart (In Three Parts)
91Genesis Owusu
Smiling with No Teeth


A Song About Fishing
92Indigo De Souza
Any Shape You Take


Kill Me
93The Killers
Pressure Machine


In the Car Outside
94Kanye West
Donda


Moon - shit album badly conceived and at times genuinely disgusting but there's a "don't leave so soon" midway through this song that breaks me every single time
95Little Simz
Sometimes I Might Be Introvert


Introvert
96CHVRCHES
Screen Violence


Violent Delights
97Every Time I Die
Radical


All This and War - AAAAAAAHHHHHH
98Circa Survive
A Dream About Love


Sleep Well
99Lil Ugly Mane
Volcanic Bird Enemy...


headboard
100Injury Reserve
By The Time I Get To Phoenix


Top Picks For You – doomscroll darkgaze intense uncomf tune – johnny probably
Bye Storm – the only acceptable post-mortem for this hellscape we now live in. a banger.
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