Mighty Life List
Jan 2 2013

Top 15 Songs of 2012

These are my favorite songs that came out last year, many of which I found because of your comments. I hope you find a few new loves here, and that when you hear one of these songs years from now, you think of this time in your life fondly.

Top 15 Songs of 2012 on Spotify
50 Best Songs of 2012 on Spotify
(This includes the 15 featured here and more, for the completists among us.)


1. The Lumineers – Ho Hey
Photo source.


2. Fiona Apple – Hot Knife
Photo by Jason LaVeris


3. Sarah Jaffe – Shut It Down
Photo by Felicia Graham.


4. Audra Mae & The Almighty Sound – Little Red Wagon
Photo source.


5. Daughter – Candles
Photo by Geoff Lung


6. Mat Kearney – Hey Mama
Photo by Abby Gillardi


7. Ben Howard – Black Flies
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8. Band Of Skulls – Sweet Sour
Photo from Corner Shop Studios


9. Frank Ocean – Bad Religion
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10. Delta Rae – Bottom Of The River
Photo by Dennis Pillion


11. Dry the River – New Ceremony
Photo by Kristen Winter.


12. Die Antwoord – Fatty Boom Boom
Photo by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin.


13. Keaton Henson – You Don’t Know How Lucky You Are
Photo source.


14. Michael Kiwanuka – I’m Getting Ready
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15. FOE – The Black Lodge
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What did I miss? What was your favorite song of 2012?

Sep 28 2012

Weekend Soundtrack: Put This in Your Ears

Five songs I’ve had on repeat loop:


Ben Howard, Black Flies


Fallulah, Out of it


Regina Spektor, Small Town Moon


Bottom of the River, Delta Rae


Perfume Genius, Hood

Put This in Your Ears on Spotify
Put This in Your Ears on Rdio

What song has you obsessed right now?