The 150 Best Songs of 2014 (50-31)


There's a little bit of magic, everybody has it
There's a little bit of sand left in the hourglass
There's a little bit of magic, everybody has it
There's a little bit of fight left in me yet

Well, friends, here we are again. Once again, we haven't listened to every release in 2014, so this is more of a "best of what we know" list. And we know some of you despise these things, but the truth is: we love looking back. And, really, we love a good list.

These are the songs that inspired us in 2014. We hope you find a few that you like.

Note: If the album was released in 2014, we considered the songs on it. Singles were also fair game.

So, let's get to it.

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See also: The 20 Best Sad Bastard Songs of 2014.

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50. "Turtles All the Way Down," Sturgill Simpson


49. "Like The Wind," NONONO


48. "Dear In Your Headlights," Blondfire


47. "Wings," Birdy


46. "Riptide," Vance Joy


45. "Ones Who Love You," Alvvays


44. "Bad Self Portraits," Lake Street Dive


43. "Hunger of the Pine," alt-J


42. "Verlaine Shot Rimbaud," Lydia Loveless


41. "All This Could Be Yours," Cold War Kids


40. "I Never Learn," Lykke Li


39. "Rattlesnake," St. Vincent


38. "Let It Breathe," Water Liars


37. "Blue Hotel," Kate Tucker & the Sons of Sweden


36. "Go," Meg Myers


35. "Girl You Look Amazing," Nicole Atkins


34. "Plastic Flowers," Neil Young


33. "Two Weeks," FKA twigs


32. "Giant," Matrimony


31. "Shit Shots Count," Drive-By Truckers


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