Friday, August 21, 2009

20 Favorite Songs of the Decade

Thought this might be an interesting exercise...

also I'm sure the list would change if I wrote it tomorrow--or any other day...

20) "Young Folks" by Peter Bjorn and John from Writers Block

19) "Staring at the Sun" by TV on the Radio from Desperate Youth And Blood-thirsty Babes

18) "Diamonds from Sierra Leone" by Kanye West from Late Registration

17) "Anthems for a Seventeen Year Old Girl" by Broken Social Scene from You Forgot It In People

16) "99 Problems" by Jay-Z from The Black Album

15) "It's Gonna Take an Airplane" by Destroyer from Your Blues

14) "The Wrestler" by Bruce Springsteen from Working On A Dream

13) "Two Weeks" by Grizzly Bear from Veckatimest

12) "My Girls" by Animal Collective from Merriweather Post Pavillion

11) "Carry Me Ohio" by Sun Kil Moon from Ghosts Of The Great Highway

10) "3rd Planet" by Modest Mouse from The Moon And Antarctica

9) "Mississippi" by Bob Dylan from Love And Theft

8) "Heart of the City (Ain't No Love)" by Jay-Z from The Blueprint

7) "Chicago" by Sufjan Stevens from Come On Feel The Illinoise!

6) "Slow Show" by The National from Boxer

5) "New Slang" by The Shins from Oh, Inverted World

4) "The Rising" by Bruce Springsteen from The Rising

3) "Ideoteque" by Radiohead from Kid A

2) "Wake Up" by Arcade Fire from Funeral

1) "All My Friends" by LCD Soundsystem Sounds of Silver