Best Songs of 2011

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100 Priory - Lady of Late [buy the album] [more from Priory on Speakers]

99 Wye Oak - Civilian [buy the album] [more from Wye Oak on Speakers]


98 Middle Brother - Me Me Me [buy the album]

97 Carousel - Get Up [buy the album] [more from Carousel on Speakers]


96 Class Actress - Weekend [buy the album][more Class Actress on Speakers]


95 Florence + The Machine - Shake It Out [buy the album] [more from F+TM on Speakers]


94 Elbow - Lippy Kids [buy the album] [more from Elbow on Speakers]


93 Com Truise - Air Cal [buy the album]


92 Tyler, the Creator - Yonkers [buy the album] [more from Tyler, the Creator on Speakers]


91 Keep Shelly in Athens - DIY [buy the album] [more from KSiA on Speakers]


90 Amanda Shires - Swimmer… [buy the album] [more from Shires on Speakers]


89 William Fitzsimmons - Beautiful Girl [buy the album] [more from Fitzsimmons on Speakers]


88 Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin - Yellow Missing Signs [buy the album] [more from SSLYBY on Speakers]


87 I'm From Barcelona - Always Spring [buy the album]

86 Radiohead - Little by Little [buy the album] [more from Radiohead on Speakers]


85 Matthew Mayfield - Element [buy the album] [more from Mayfield on Speakers]


84 James Vincent McMorrow - If I Had a Boat [buy the album] [more from McMorrow on Speakers]


83 Black Lips - Modern Art [buy the album]

82 The Strokes - Taken for a Fool [buy the album] [more from The Strokes on Speakers]


81 The Strange Boys - Me and You [buy the album] [more from The Strange Boys on Speakers]


80 The Rosebuds - Waiting for You [buy the album] [more from The Rosebuds on Speakers]


79 The Airborne Toxic Event - Half of Something Else [buy the album]


78 The Greencards - Make It Out West [buy the album] [more from The Greencards on Speakers]


77 The Donkeys - I Like the Way You Walk [buy the album] [more from The Donkeys on Speakers]


76 Real Estate - It's Real [buy the album] [more from Real Estate on Speakers]


75 The Kill Van Kulls - Lost and Found [buy the single] [more Kill Van Kulls on Speakers]


74 WILD FLAG - Boom [buy the album] [more WILD FLAG on Speakers]


73 Noah and the Whale - L.I.F.E.G.O.E.S.O.N. [buy the album]


72 Gauntlet Hair - Top Bunk [buy the album] [more Gauntlet Hair on Speakers]


71 Dawes - Time Spent In Los Angeles [buy the album]


70 William Elliott Whitmore - Field Song [buy the album] [more Whitmore on Speakers]


69 Peter Bjorn and John - Tomorrow Has to Wait [buy the album]


68 Dreamers of the Ghetto - Connection [buy the album] [more Dreamers on Speakers]


67 The Joy Formidable - Austere [buy the album] [more Joy Formidable on Speakers]


66 Holy Ghost! - Wait & See [buy the album] [more Holy Ghost! on Speakers]


65 Feist - Graveyard [buy the album]


64 Cowboy Junkies - Sing in My Meadow [buy the album] [more Cowboy Junkies on Speakers]


63 The Horrors - Still Life [buy the album] [more The Horrors on Speakers]


62 Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit - Codeine [buy the album]


61 Iceage - White Rune [buy the album] [more Iceage on Speakers]


60 Katie Herzig - Free My Mind [buy the album] [more Katie Herzig on Speakers]


59 Beirut - Santa Fe [buy the album]


58 Reptar - Rainbounce [buy the album] [more Reptar on Speakers]


57 Dom - Damn [buy the album] [more Dom on Speakers]


56 Caveman - Good Friend [buy the album] [more Caveman on Speakers]


55 Bright Eyes - Shell Games [buy the album]


54 Hayes Carll - KMAG YOYO [buy the album] [more Hayes Carll on Speakers]


53 Joseph Arthur - Almost Blue [buy the album] [more Joseph Arthur on Speakers]


52 GIVERS - Ceiling of Plankton [buy the album] [more GIVERS on Speakers]


51 Foster the People - Miss You [buy the album] [more Foster the People on Speakers]


50 The Black Keys - Lonely Boy [buy the album] [more Black Keys on Speakers]


49 Steve Earle - Waitin' on the Sky [buy the album] [more Earle on Speakers]


48 Frightened Rabbit - Fuck This Place [buy the album] [more Frightened Rabbit on Speakers]


47 Other Lives - Tamer Animals [buy the album] [more Other Lives on Speakers]


46 Lucinda Williams - Copenhagen [buy the album] [more Williams on Speakers]


45 Girls - Vomit [buy the album] [more Girls on Speakers]


44 Purity Ring - Belispeak [buy the album] [more Purity Ring on Speakers]


43 Future Islands - The Great Fire [buy the album] [more Future Islands on Speakers]


42 Explosions in the Sky - Last Known Surroundings [buy the album]


41 The Decemberists - Calamity Song [buy the album] [more Decemberists on Speakers]


40 Rachael Yamagata - Even If I Don't [buy the album] [more Yamagata on Speakers]


39 Kanye West & Jay-Z - Ni**gas In Paris [buy the album] [more Kanye and Jay-Z on Speakers]


38 Blitzen Trapper - American Goldwing [buy the album] [more Blitzen Trapper on Speakers]


37 The Drums - Money [buy the album] [more Drums on Speakers]


36 Neon Indian - Hex Girlfriend [buy the album] [more Neon Indian on Speakers]


35 My Morning Jacket - Victory Dance [buy the album] [more My Morning Jacket on Speakers]


34 Blind Pilot - New York [buy the album] [more Blind Pilot on Speakers]


33 1,2,3 - Work [buy the album] [more 1,2,3 on Speakers]


32 Matthew Ryan - Summer in the South [buy the album] [more Ryan on Speakers]


31 Fucked Up - The Other Shoe [buy the album] [more Fucked Up on Speakers]


30 WATERS - For The One [buy the album] [more WATERS on Speakers]


29 Gillian Welch - Hard Times [buy the album] [more Welch on Speakers]


28 Destroyer - Suicide Demo For Kara Walker [buy the album] [more Destroyer on Speakers]


27 The Antlers - Every Night My Teeth Are Falling Out [buy the album] [more Antlers on Speakers]


26 Kurt Vile - Runner Ups [buy the album] [more Kurt Vile on Speakers]


25 James Blake - The Wilhelm Scream [buy the album] [more Blake on Speakers]


24 Ha Ha Tonka - Lonely Fortunes [buy the album]

23 tUnE-yArDs - Powa [buy the album] [more tUnE-yArDs on Speakers]


22 The War On Drugs - Baby Missiles [buy the album] [more The War On Drugs on Speakers]


21 The Civil Wars - Poison and Wine [buy the album] [more The Civil Wars on Speakers]


20 Washed Out - Amor Fati [buy the album] [more Washed Out on Speakers]


19 Gary Clark, Jr. - Don't Owe You a Thing [buy the album] [more Clark, Jr. on Speakers]


18 Toro y Moi - I Can Get Love [buy the album] [more Toro y Moi on Speakers]


17 Cotton Jones - Egg On a Sea [buy the album] [more Cotton Jones on Speakers]


16 Yuck - Get Away [buy the album] [more Yuck on Speakers]


15 Generationals - Ten-Twenty-Ten [buy the album] [more Generationals on Speakers]


14 Adele - Rolling in the Deep [buy the album] [more Adele on Speakers]


13 WU LYF - Dirt [buy the album] [more WU LYF on Speakers]


12 Jill Andrews - Sound of the Bells [buy the album] [more Andrews on Speakers]


11 Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Jr. - Morning Thought [buy the album] [more Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. on Speakers]


10 M83 - Midnight City [buy the album] [more M83 on Speakers]


9 Youth Lagoon - Seventeen [buy the album] [more Youth Lagoon on Speakers]


8 The Head and the Heart - Rivers and Roads [buy the album] [more Head and the Heart on Speakers]


7 Fleet Foxes - Helplessness Blues [buy the album] [more Fleet Foxes on Speakers]


6 Active Child - Playing House [buy the album] [more Active Child on Speakers]


5 Cults - You Know What I Mean [buy the album] [more Cults on Speakers]


4 Smith Westerns - End of the Night [buy the album] [more Smith Westerns on Speakers]


3 Wilco - One Sunday Morning (Song for Jane Smiley's Boyfriend) [buy the album] [more Wilco on Speakers]


2 Ryan Adams - Dirty Rain [buy the album] [more Adams on Speakers]


1 Bon Iver - Holocene [buy the album] [more Bon Iver on Speakers]