My Top 50 Tracks of 2010

It’s been an incredible year for music. And thanks to Spotify, and the internet in general, I’ve been able to take in more music than I ever have before. There have been so many excellent releases that I’m still struggling over the order of my Top Albums of 2010 list. But in the meantime, here are the 50 best tracks I heard this year. I’ll be editing as I go, to include links to listen to the songs so you can judge for yourself. Enjoy!

50. The Magnetic Fields – You Must Be Out Of Your Mind

49. Frightened Rabbit – Swim Until You Can’t See Land

48. Band Of Horses – NW Apt.

47. Lights On – Red Lights Flashing

46. The Futureheads – Heartbeat Song

45. Admiral Radley – I’m All Fucked On Beer

44. Broken Bells – The Ghost Inside

43. Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti – Round And Round

42. The National – Bloodbuzz Ohio

41. The Fresh And Earlys – Waterfall

40. MGMT – It’s Working

39. Admiral Fallow – Squealing Pigs

38. The Fall – Bury Pts. 1 + 3

37. Laura Marling – Devil’s Spoke

36. Grinderman – Worm Tamer

35. Beach Fossils – Desert Sands

34. Civil Civic – Run Overdrive

33. Kings Go Forth – Get A Feeling

32. The Morning Benders – Excuses

31. Rohnert Park – Into The Wayside Part I/Sick

30. Two Door Cinema Club – Cigarettes In The Theatre

29. A Classic Education – Gone To Sea

28. Villagers – That Day

27. Local Natives – Wide Eyes

26. Jenny and Johnny – My Pet Snakes

25. Aloe Blacc – I Need A Dollar

24. The Soft Pack – More Or Less

23. Drive-By Truckers – Birthday Boy

22. Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin – Back In The Saddle

21. Edward Sharpe And The Magnetic Zeroes – Home

20. Magic Kids – Hey Boy

19. Holy Fuck – P.I.G.S.

18. Yeasayer – O.N.E.

17. The Tallest Man On Earth – Burden Of Tomorrow

16. The Gaslight Anthem – The Spirit of Jazz

15. Marnie Stern – Transparency Is The New Mystery

14. Tame Impala – Lucidity

13. Surfer Blood – Swim

12. The Roots – How I Got Over

11. Fang Island – Daisy

10. Best Coast – When I’m With You

9. Broken Social Scene – Art House Director

8. Ted Leo & The Pharmacists – Even Heroes Have To Die

7. The New Pornographers – Moves

6. Big Boi – Follow Us

5. The Hold Steady – The Weekenders

4. Kanye West – Power

3. Janelle Monae – Cold War

2. Arcade Fire – Ready To Start

1. Superchunk – Learned to Surf

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