December 18, 2008

Favorite Singles From 2008, Part 4

  • Los Campesinos! - "My Year in Lists"
    “Lists are fun." -ve1cro

  • Mark Kozelek - "Love Hungry Man"
    “One minute and 41 seconds of seduction. And, it's a cover!” -Thecranewife

  • Metallica - "The Day That Never Comes"

  • My Morning Jacket - "I'm Amazed"
    “This was the first time I heard a MMJ song and didn't say, "So, this is the new Neil Young..." It's just rocky enough to keep it interesting and unlike their other stuff, the Southern-style 70s guitar work didn't bother me in the least. “ -Jeremiah

  • Rachel Unthank & The Winterset - "Sea Song"

  • Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks - "Dragonfly Pie"

  • The Hold Steady - "Sequestered In Memphis"

  • The Magnetic Fields - "California Girls"

  • The Morning Benders - "Dreams" (Fleetwood Mac cover)
    “The song that got me into these guys. Honorable mention is the Whiskeytown cover, as well. Recorded in 1997, but available on Strangers Almanac's 2008 Bonus re-release, but yeah. Both effin rock.“ -Mona

  • Trace Adkins - "Your Gonna Miss This"
    “Ok, I know its corny pop country, but I love this song, the lyrics are right on the money.” -sandenuts