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Pretty Much Amazing (USA) Best Songs of 2011

2011 has been good to us. Here are a hundred of our favorite songs. The first 80 are ordered alphabetically, the Top 20 are ranked accordingly. Enjoy – and if you didn’t, post your list up on the comments.

We added every song that we could from this list onto this Spotify playlist.

A.D.H.D. - Kendrick Lamar
Afternoon - Youth Lagoon
All Die Young - Smith Westerns
Amor Fati - Washed Out
An Argument With Myself - Jens Lekman
The Bad In Each Other - Feist
Balance - Future Islands
Bass - ASAP Rocky
Believer - John Maus
Body Work/Fuck My Brains Out - The-Dream
Broken Bone - Iceage
California Sunrise - Dirty Gold
Circuital - My Morning Jacket
Common Burn - Mazzy Star
Cruel - St. Vincent
Crystalline - Björk
Don't Fuck With My Money - Penguin Prison
Drover - Bill Callahan
East Harlem - Beirut
An echo from the hosts that profess infinitum - Shabazz Palaces
The Edge of Glory - Lady Gaga
Einmal in der Woche schreien - Siriusmo
Family of Love - Dom
Far Nearer - Jamie xx
The Fox - Niki & The Dove
GEN N.E.Y - M.I.A.
Glass Jar - Gang Gang Dance
Goodbye Bread - Ty Segall
The Great Pan is Dead - Cold Cave
Grey Ship - EMA
Hanging on - Active Child
Honey Mine - Korallreven
How Deep is Your Love? - The Rapture
I Follow Rivers - Lykke Li
I Got a Woman - Nicolas Jaar
I Wanna Meet Dave Grohl - Wavves
I'll Take Care of U - Gil Scott-Heron & Jamie xx
I'm God - Clams Casino
If You Wanna - The Vaccines
It's Real - Real Estate
Joe Says - The Sandwitches
Kaputt - Destroyer
Kimmi in the Rice Field - Twin Sister
Lady Luck - Jamie Woon
Lonely Boy - The Black Keys
Long Boat Pass - Tennis
Lotus Flower - Radiohead
Made in America f. Frank Ocean - Jay-Z & Kanye West
Marvin's Room - Drake
My Angel Is Broken - Atlas Sound
Nasty - Nas
New Beat - Toro y Moi
New Direction - Black Lips
New Work - jj
Oblivion - Grimes
Painted Eyes - Hercules & Love Affair
Polish Girl - Neon Indian
Reach A Bit Further - Wild Beasts
Second Song - TV on the Radio
Seekir - Zola Jesus
Shake It Out - Florence + the Machine
She Found A Way Out - Cant
Shook Down - Yuck
So It Goes - Akron/Family
Some Children f. Michael McDonald - Holy Ghost!
The Stand - Mother Mother
Still Life - The Horrors
Street Halo - Burial
Street Joy - White Denim
Streetz Tonight - ARAABMUZIK
Super Bass - Nicki Minaj
Then It's White - The Field
Think You Can Wait - The National
Tiger Eyes (Laid Back) - Peaking Lights
Ungirthed - Purity Ring
Vomit - Girls
We Found Love - Rihanna
Weekend - Class Actress
The Words That Maketh Murder

20. FRANK OCEAN – “Novacane”
19. CASS MCCOMBS – “County Line”
18. CUT COPY – “Need You Now”
17. TYLER, THE CREATOR – “Yonkers”
16. JAI PAUL – “BTSTU (Edit)”
15. PANDA BEAR – “Alsatian Darn”
14. FLEET FOXES – “Helplessness Blues”
13. ADELE – “Rolling In The Deep” (Jamie xx Shuffle)
12. THE ANTLERS – “I Don’t Want Love”
11. NERVES JUNIOR – “As Bright As Your Night Light”
10. JAMES BLAKE – “The Wilhelm Scream”
09. BON IVER – “Beth/Rest”
08. TUNE-YARDS – “Bizness”
07. CULTS – “You Know What I Mean”
06. SBTRKT – “Wildfire” f/ Yukimi Nagano
05. WU LYF – “We Bros”
04. THE WEEKND – “Wicked Games”
03. LANA DEL REY – “Video Games”
02. M83 – “Midnight City”
01. BEYONCÉ – “1+1″


Re: Pretty Much Amazing (USA) Best Songs of 2011

Henrik, how should I score these? 1-20 are obvious. The unranked songs should get a score of 60 and songs not listed get 130?

Re: Pretty Much Amazing (USA) Best Songs of 2011

Henrik, how should I score these? 1-20 are obvious. The unranked songs should get a score of 60 and songs not listed get 130?
Yes, exactly.

Re: Pretty Much Amazing (USA) Best Songs of 2011

Actually 99 songs in the list. You forgot The Strokes - Under Cover of Darkness.