Top 100 Songs of 2011

(short and sweet and to the point; culled from listening to 501 releases—at time of publishing—from 2011. ask me tomorrow and the list will probably be drastically different, but you have to lock ’em in sometime.)


Fruit Bats

Dolly by Fruit Bats


She Wants Revenge

Take the World by She Wants Revenge


The Sorry Kisses

Postcards by The Sorry Kisses

listen here



The Day by Moby


Arctic Monkeys

Piledriver Waltz by Arctic Monkeys


The Features

Kids by The Features


The Feeling

Say No by The Feeling



Ohio by HoneyHoney



Allies by MuteMath


Architecture in Helsinki

Everything’s Blue by Architecture in Helsinki



Lotus Flower by Radiohead


Okkervil River

Wake and Be Fine by Okkervil River


Coldplay (ft. Rihanna)

Princess of China by Coldplay (ft. Rihanna)


The War on Drugs

Baby Missiles by The War on Drugs



If They Talk You Down by Centro-matic

listen here



Bad Luck Heels by DeVotchKa



The Bad in Each Other by Feist


Beady Eye

For Anyone by Beady Eye


Amos Lee

Windows Are Rolled Down by Amos Lee


Noah and the Whale

Life is Life by Noah and the Whale


Patrick Wolf

The City by Patrick Wolf


The Duke Spirit

Northbound by The Duke Spirit


Frank Turner

One Foot Before the Other by Frank Turner


Smith Westerns

Dance Away by Smith Westerns


Cansei de Ser Sexy (ft. Bobby Gillespie)

Hits Me like A Rock by Cansei de Ser Sexy (ft. Bobby Gillespie)

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4 Thoughts to “Top 100 Songs of 2011”

  1. Have you heard the CFCF Remix of Cover Your Tracks ? I thought it was an improvement on the original. Loved Best/rest as well.

    I’m working on my own top 100, will be up in a few days over at my blog! If you don’t mind? I’d like to use your red top 100 songs banner

    1. feel free. if you could post a link to mine as where the image came from at the bottom of your post, that would be great.

      thanks for reading

  2. Just posted my top 100 songs of 2011 today, I’d be curious to hear your opinion!

    I did remember to link back ( :

    1. good selection. like the inclusion of David Lynch and She Wants Revenge (a band i feel gets little respect). great with the John Hawkes from MMMM too, that’s an inspired pick.

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