December 18, 2008

Favorite Singles From 2008, Part 7

  • Me First and the Gimme Gimmes - "The Harder They Come"
    “Played this song every time I got into The Van.” -Doctor Diggs

  • Metro Station - "Shake It"
    “My guilty pleasure. Such a fun, get-up-and-dance song. Perfect for jumping around in your room alone while still high off a really great date (or something).” -Mona

  • Pale Young Gentlemen - "Kettle Drum (I Left A Note)"

  • Shout Out Louds- "Time Left For Love"
    “What is this song about? I can't really figure it out, but moves me. And moved me to play it over and over and over.” -Thecranewife

  • Sigur Rós - "Inní mér syngur vitleysingur"

  • Stars - "Elevator Love Song"
    “Pop bliss.” -ve1cro

  • The Hold Steady - "Bonus Track"

  • Air Supply - "Making Love Out Of Nothing At All"
    “My mom had this cassette in her car and I would always insist that we listen to this song several times on the way to school. After rediscovering this tune, I wonder if my mom thought I was a weird 7th grader.” -ve1cro

  • Blitzen Trapper - "Furr"
    “I would have loved this song if it had come to me at ages 8, 10, 15, 22, 24, 39, 83, 112... and everything in between. A soft, sweet narrative that will always remind me of the drive through Mendocino county.“ -Tex

  • Bloc Party - "Signs"
    “Romantic. Stunning. Pretty. Gorgeous. Scintillating. Induces tingles. This song is just luminous.” -Mona