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
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
5. Daughter – Candles
Photo by Geoff Lung
6. Mat Kearney – Hey Mama
Photo by Abby Gillardi
7. Ben Howard – Black Flies
8. Band Of Skulls – Sweet Sour
Photo from Corner Shop Studios
9. Frank Ocean – Bad Religion
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
14. Michael Kiwanuka – I’m Getting Ready
15. FOE – The Black Lodge
What did I miss? What was your favorite song of 2012?