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Songs of the Decade

my decade, consisting of believe it or not: songs

Solange - “Losing You” // 2012 // Pop
“I'm not the one that you should be making your enemy.”
99Tame Impala

Tame Impala - “Yes I'm Changing” // 2015 // Dream pop
“They say people never change but that's bullshit, they do.”
98Big Thief
Two Hands

Big Thief - “Not” // 2019 // Indie rock
“It's not the hunger revealing, nor the ricochet in the cave.”
97The Last Shadow Puppets
Everything You've Come To Expect

The Last Shadow Puppets - “Miracle Aligner” // 2016 // Baroque pop
“Simple as a line out of a doo-wop tune.”
96Justin Timberlake
The 20/20 Experience

Justin Timberlake - “Blue Ocean Floor” // 2013 // Ambient pop
“No one can find us here, fade out and disappear.”
95Phoebe Bridgers
Stranger In The Alps

Phoebe Bridgers - “Smoke Signals” // 2017 // Indie folk
“I buried a hatchet, it's comin' up lavender. The future's unwritten, the past is a corridor.”
Pop Music/False B-Sides

Baths - “Nordic Laurel” // 2011 // Glitch-hop
“King of the Nordic laurel around him.”
93...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead
Tao of the Dead

...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead - “Summer of All Dead Souls” // 2011 // Post-punk
“We're all the souls that you refuse to see. All those dead souls you just couldn't save.”
92Captain, We're Sinking
The Future Is Cancelled

Captain, We're Sinking - “Adultery” // 2013 // Pop-punk, emo revival
“I drink more milk than she does. My best friend is my dog.”
Young Death/Nightmarket

Burial - “Young Death” // 2015 // UK Garage
“I will always be there for you.”
90Big Thief

Big Thief - “Jenni” // 2019 // Alternative rock, slowcore
“The signal swarms, the portal forms, she calls me through.”
Dog's Blood

Alexisonfire - “Dog's Blood” // 2010 // Progressive post-hardcore
“Howls heard for miles around. In dog's blood, we will all drown.”
88Bloc Party
The Nextwave Sessions

Bloc Party - “Montreal” // 2013 // Art pop
“But then I tell her that it's not my home anymore. And they've made it perfectly clear.”
87Cymbals Eat Guitars

Cymbals Eat Guitars - “Jackson” // 2014 // Indie rock
“Now I dream in colour of your face, and the coast in your mirror shades.”

Lydia - “From a Tire Swing” // 2013 // Dream pop
“You remind me of the backyards and balconies. All the nights I forgot already.”
85ASAP Rocky

A$AP Rocky - “Fukk Sleep” // 2018 // Hip-hop, art pop
“Fuck home, fuck sleep, come clean, zonin'.”
84John K. Samson
Winter Wheat

John K. Samson - “17th Street Treatment Centre” // 2016 // Folk
“Most of us probably not getting better. But not getting better together.”
Pure Heroine

Lorde - “Ribs” // 2013 // Pop
“Laughing 'til our ribs get tough, but that will never be enough.”
82Lil Uzi Vert
Luv Is Rage 1.5

Lil Uzi Vert - “XO Tour Llif3” // 2017 // Emo hip-hop
“She said, 'you're the worst, you're the worst'. I cannot die because this my universe.”
81Sufjan Stevens
The Age of Adz

Sufjan Stevens - “I Want To Be Well” // 2010 // Art pop, electronica
“I'm not fucking around.”
80Dot Hacker
How's Your Process? (Play)

Dot Hacker - “Memory” // 2014 // Art rock, electronic
“Do I know you?”
Hurry Up, We're Dreaming

M83 - “Midnight City” // 2011 // Synthpop
“The city is my church, it wraps me in the sparkling twilight.”
78The Darcys

The Darcys - “The River” // 2013 // Alt-pop
“The trees stood like knives. And claimed us for their own.”
Making Mirrors

Gotye - “Eyes Wide Open” // 2010 // Pop
“While the signs were clear, they had no idea, you just get used to living in fear.”
76 Pusha T
Drug Dealers Anonymous

Pusha T - “Drug Dealers Anonymous” // 2016 // Hip-hop
“I always knew I was a prophet, but I couldn't find a decent job.”
75Lil Ugly Mane
Oblivion Access

Lil Ugly Mane - “OPPOSITE LANES” // 2015 // Abstract hip-hop
“I play the resurrector like a Tribe cassette, cos your third eye's just a fuckin' hole in your head.”
74George Clanton
100% Electronica

George Clanton - “Warmspot” // 2015 // New wave, synthpop
“I smile when I lie a lot, and then I tell you the truth.”
A Seat at the Table

Solange - “Cranes in the Sky” // 2016 // Pop
“I tried to work it away, but that just made me even sadder.”
72Sharon Van Etten
Are We There

Sharon Van Etten - “Afraid of Nothing” // 2014 // Folk rock
“And you decide to throw me a lame 'wait shit out' - it's a little late. I need you to be afraid of nothing.”
71Nine Inch Nails
Bad Witch

Nine Inch Nails - “God Break Down the Door” // 2018 // Industrial, jazz fusion
“Remove the pain and push it back in.”
70Bomb the Music Industry!
Adults!!!: Smart!!! Shithammered!!! And Excited By Nothing!!!!!!!

Bomb the Music Industry! - “All Ages Shows” // 2010 // Punk rock
“Can you stay here? Can we blast The Descendants? Can we turn the phones off and get lost in The Simpsons?”
69A Tribe Called Quest
We got it from Here… Thank You 4 Your service

A Tribe Called Quest - “Dis Generation” // 2016 // Hip-hop
“Students of the past, trailblazing a daze, not acknowledging a trend or swept up in a phase.”
68Frightened Rabbit
Pedestrian Verse

Frightened Rabbit - “The Woodpile” // 2013 // Folk rock
“Dead wood waits to ignite, there's no spark on a dampened floor. A snapped limb in an unlit pyre, won't you come and break down this door?”

Alvvays - “Archie, Marry Me” // 2014 // Indie pop
“Too late to go out, too young to stay in.”
66 Damien Rice
Gasoline Rainbows

Damien Rice - “The Connoisseur of Great Excuse” // 2010 // Folk
“I'm sorry if I've let you down. My eyes were closed, they're open now.”
65Julien Baker
Red Door/Conversation Piece

Julien Baker - “Red Door” // 2019 // Indie folk
“Bend my knees, paint the concrete the colour of my bloody knuckles. Pullin' splinters from the chapel door.”
64Carly Rae Jepsen
Emotion: Side B

Carly Rae Jepsen - “Cut to the Feeling” // 2017 // Pop
“I wanna cut through the clouds, break the ceiling.”
63David Bowie

David Bowie - “Dollar Days” // 2016 // Rock, jazz fusion
“Don't believe for just one second I'm forgetting you. I'm trying to.”
62Ben Howard
I Forget Where We Were

Ben Howard - “Time is Dancing” // 2014 // Folk rock, ambient
“And I am finally colouring inside the lines that I live between.”
[untitled] e.p.

mewithoutYou - “Bethlehem, VW” // 2018 // Alt-country
“Soon our ransomed souls will leave this age behind, for streets of solid gold - I hear it all the time.”
60 Frank Ocean

Frank Ocean - “Chanel” // 2017 // Pop
“Freeze smoke rings and they hail. Sleet, snow, grind for the wealth.”
59Lupe Fiasco
Tetsuo and Youth

Lupe Fiasco - “Mural” // 2015 // Hip-hop
“I like cartoons, southern cities with large moons, faith healers, ex-female drug dealers and art booms.”
58Tame Impala

Tame Impala - “Feels Like We Only Go Backwards” // 2012 // Psychedelic pop
“I know that you think you sound silly when you call my name, but I hear it inside my head all day.”
57Flying Lotus
You're Dead!

Flying Lotus - “Coronus, The Terminator” // 2014 // Glitch-hop, jazz fusion
“They all want to be saved. My hands been bloody since the day I came.”
56James Blake

James Blake - “CMYK” // 2010 // Electronic
“Look I found her, red coat, look I found her.”
55Sharon Van Etten

Sharon Van Etten - “Love More” // 2010 // Art pop
“It made me love more.”
54The Twilight Sad
It Won/t Be Like This All the Time

The Twilight Sad - “VTr” // 2019 // Post-punk, new wave
“There's no love too small. And I won't be surprised if it kills us all.”
53The Antlers

The Antlers - “Parade” // 2014 // Blues rock
“We'll find two empty seats in the back of a car in an empty parking lot, where all our bridges are abandoned and the cops have forgot.”
52The War on Drugs
Lost in the Dream

The War on Drugs - “Under the Pressure” // 2014 // Heartland rock
“Hidin' in the back, loosenin' my grip, wadin' in the water, just tryin' not to crack under the pressure.”
51Childish Gambino
Because the Internet

Childish Gambino - “II. No Exit” // 2013 // Abstract hip-hop
“Man is a star bound to a body inside of me - twenty million degrees, burn a man to his knees.”
Plastic Beach

Gorillaz - “On Melancholy Hill” // 2010 // Pop
“Are you here with me? Just looking out on the day of another dream?”
49Mac Miller

Mac Miller - “Polo Jeans” // 2014 // Hip-hop
“I'm more content with dark and stormier weather. Flip the fuckin' cross on your rosary, we s'posed to be better.”
Ghost Stories

Coldplay - “Midnight” // 2014 // Ambient, electronic
“Leave a light, a light on.”
Hurry Up, We're Dreaming

M83 - “Wait” // 2011 // Synthpop
“No time.”
46Flying Lotus

Flying Lotus - “Galaxy in Janaki” // 2010 // Glitch-hop
45Childish Gambino
Because the Internet

Childish Gambino - “II. Shadows” // 2013 // Hip-hop, alt-pop
“Love me better, kiss me back, listen more.”
44The Chariot
One Wing

The Chariot - “Speak” // 2012 // Alternative hardcore
“Lovers, beg your forgiveness right now. Fathers, speak to your kids right now.”
43All Human
Teenagers, You Don't Have to Die

All Human - “And So Peter Dances” // 2016 // Indie
“And on the birth of some forgotten dick in history, there were no glasses clinking, there was no-one there to share a drink with.”
42Lil Ugly Mane
Oblivion Access

Lil Ugly Mane - “COLLAPSE AND APPEAR” // 2015 // Abstract hip-hop
“Around here, you tightrope between detachment and fear. Between the shattered fragments of existence that collapse and appear.”
41There Will Be Fireworks
The Dark, Dark Bright

There Will Be Fireworks - “River” // 2013 // Emo revival
“My voice got lost in the insistent beat, left incomplete. Persist with me, eventually I'll come good.”
40La Dispute
Rooms of the House

La Dispute - “Woman (in mirror)” // 2014 // Alternative rock, spoken word
“There are moments here only yours and mine, tiny dots on an endless timeline.”
39Tyler, the Creator
Flower Boy

Tyler, the Creator - “Garden Shed” // 2017 // Alternative rock, hip-hop
“Fly baby fly, out the cocoon.”
38Trophy Scars
Holy Vacants

Trophy Scars - “Everything Disappearing” // 2014 // Blues rock
“You are not alone you're just lonely sometimes.”
No Devolucion

Thursday - “Turnpike Divides” // 2011 // Art rock, post-punk
“There's a thousand black cars all driving 'round in my bloodstream. I'd have to take a thousand pills to find out where their headlights lead.”
36Bon Iver
22, A Million

Bon Iver - “29 #Strafford APTS” // 2016 // Indie folk
“I hold the note you wrote and know, you've buried all your alimony butterflies.”
35Queens of the Stone Age
...Like Clockwork

Queens of the Stone Age - “I Appear Missing” // 2013 // Rock
“Calling all comas, prisoner on the loose, description: the spitting image of me except for the heart-shaped hole where the hope runs out.”
The White Album

Weezer - “L.A. Girlz” // 2016 // Power pop
“The kids are asleep, we're haunting their dreams.”
33Gang of Youths
Go Farther in Lightness

Gang of Youths - “Persevere” // 2017 // Rock
“I used to wanna be important, now I just wanna be alive and without fear.”

Gorillaz - “Busted and Blue” // 2017 // Art pop
“Beam my light on me, I am a satellite, and I can't get back without you.”
31The Hotelier
Home, Like NoPlace Is There

The Hotelier - “An Introduction to the Album” // 2014 // Emo revival
“In physical pictures you remain, spiral 'round yourself in figure-8, I recoil at every new beginning.”
30Jeff Rosenstock
I Look Like Shit

Jeff Rosenstock - “Amen” // 2012 // Pop-punk
“We don't believe in God or spirits in the sky, unless we're desperate and need to justify, the shitty things we do so we apologise.”
29The Antlers
Burst Apart

The Antlers - “Putting the Dog To Sleep” // 2011 // Art rock
“Put your trust in me, I'm not gonna die alone - I don't think so.”
28The Twilight Sad
Nobody Wants To Be Here And Nobody Wants To Leave

The Twilight Sad - “Leave the House” // 2014 // Post-punk, industrial
“So what do you care for? 'Cos there's no-one in the right.”
27Earl Sweatshirt
I Don't Like Shit, I Don't Go Outside

Earl Sweatshirt - “Grief” // 2015 // Lo-fi hip-hop
“I just want my time and my mind intact. When they both gone, you can't buy 'em back.”
26Charli XCX

Charli XCX - “Track 10” // 2017 // Avant-pop
“Sorry I blame it on your love.”
25Julien Baker
Sprained Ankle

Julien Baker - “Rejoice” // 2015 / Indie folk
“Know my name and all my hideous mistakes, I rejoice.”
24Kanye West
My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

Kanye West - “Runaway” // 2010 // Hip-hop
“You know that you at an advantage, 'cos you can blame me for everything. And I don't how imma manage if one day you just up and leave.”
23The Wonder Years
No Closer to Heaven

The Wonder Years - “Cigarettes & Saints” // 2015 // Pop-punk, alternative
“This goddamn machine, ugly and heartless. My whole generation got lost in the margins."
22Manchester Orchestra
Simple Math

Manchester Orchestra - “Simple Math” // 2011 // Art rock
“What if I was wrong and started trying to fix it? What if you believed me, everything is brilliant?”
Celebration Rock

Japandroids - “The House That Heaven Built” // 2012 // Garage rock
“When they love you, and they will, tell 'em all they'll love in my shadow.”

Lorde - “Supercut” // 2017 // Pop
“So I fall, into continents and cars, all the stages and the stars - I turn all of it to just a supercut.”
19The National
Trouble Will Find Me

The National - “Pink Rabbits” // 2013 // Indie rock
“I'm so surprised you'd wanna dance with me now, you always said I held you way too high off the ground.”

alt-J - “3WW” // 2017 // Folk pop
“I just want to love you in my own language.”
17Kendrick Lamar
good kid, m.A.A.d city

Kendrick Lamar - “Sing About Me, I'm Dying of Thirst” // 2012 // Hip-hop
“I'll probably live longer than you and never fade away, I'll never fade away, I know my fate.”
16Sharon Van Etten
Remind Me Tomorrow

Sharon Van Etten - “Seventeen” // 2019 // Pop rock
“Follow my shadow around your corner. I used to be seventeen, now you're just like me.”
15James Blake
James Blake

James Blake - “The Wilhelm Scream” // 2011 // Art pop, electronic
“All that I know is I'm falling, falling, falling, might as well fall in.”
Nearer My God

Foxing - “Nearer My God” // 2018 // Art rock
“Ashing cigarettes on gravestones, pin photographs on cork boards, unfollowing my dead friends.”
13Circa Survive
Blue Sky Noise

Circa Survive - “Spirit of the Stairwell” // 2010 // Indie
“The earth and its skin will open up and birth out a perfect mirror, that makes all our reflections clear.”
12Ben Howard
I Forget Where We Were

Ben Howard - “End of the Affair” // 2014 // Alternative folk
“The threat of your laughter, alive after all. Did he hear, did he hear the fumbled words you said?”
11Gang of Youths
Go Farther in Lightness

Gang of Youths - “The Deepest Sighs, The Frankest Shadows” // 2017 // Rock
“I will stand in the darkness and laugh with my heel on its throat.”
Beautiful In Danger

Jericco - “Beautiful in Danger” // 2013 // Alternative, middle eastern
“Goodbye mystery.”
9Bomb the Music Industry!

Bomb the Music Industry! - “Don't Destroy Yourself” // 2011 // Alternative punk
“I can still walk out my front door, I can still get on my bike. I can still take gulps of fresh air when it's cooling down at night.”
8Mac Miller

Mac Miller - “2009” // 2018 // Hip-hop
“With these arms I can carry you home, I'm right here when you scared and alone.”
7St. Vincent
Strange Mercy

St. Vincent - “Strange Mercy” // 2011 // Art pop
“I'll be with you lost boys, sneaking out where the shivers won't find you.”
6Frank Ocean

Frank Ocean - “White Ferrari” // 2016 // Art pop
“I'm sure we're taller in another dimension. You say we're small and not worth the mention.”
5Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Push The Sky Away

Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds - “Jubilee Street” // 2013 // Rock
“I'm transforming, I'm vibrating - look at me now.”
Care For Me

Saba - “PROM / KING” // 2018 // Hip-hop
“We got in the car but we didn't know where to drive to. Fuck it, wherever you are we'll come and find you.”
Coloring Book

Glassjaw - “Daytona White” // 2011 // Art rock, dub
“I'll vow to hate the bottle, but I won't mean it.”
2Earl Sweatshirt

Earl Sweatshirt - “Solace” // 2015 // Lo-fi hip-hop, ambient
“I got my grandmamma's hands, I start to cry when I see 'em.”
1Jimmy Eat World

Jimmy Eat World - “Invented” // 2010 // Folk rock
“Do you believe me now? Can you see it in my eyes?”
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