Best Songs of 2012
Listen to the Noise Pop Podcast mix of 2012's best songs, featuring Frank Ocean, Grizzly Bear, Fiona Apple and more.
Well, another year has flown by. And while December usually means scrambling for last minute gifts and wondering where the year went, it also means it's time for one of our favorite episodes: Best Songs of the Year! This year we're curating not only our own picks for 2012, but the top choices from our favorite blogs, as well as the songs you wrote and called in as your favorites. And while the choices varied, one thing is clear: 2012 was full of great music. So listen, enjoy, reflect, and get ready for 2013.
1. "Wildest Moments" -- Jessie Ware, Devotion (Dawson)
2. "Thinkin Bout You"-- Frank Ocean, Channel Orange (Consequence of Sound)
3. "Half Gate"-- Grizzly Bear, Shields (listener - Joshua Griffith)
4. "Climax"-- Usher, Looking 4 Myself (Gorilla VS Bear)
5. "Jasmine"(demo)-- Jai Paul, single (listener - Jamal)
6. "Five Seconds"-- Twin Shadow, Confess (Olivia)
7. "The House That Heaven Built"-- Japandroids, Celebration Rock (PASTE/listener - Josh Hornick)
8. "Oblivion"-- Grimes, Visions (listeners - Lucy/Ardie)
9. "Every Single Night"-- Fiona Apple, The Idler Wheel? (Pretty Much Amazing)
10. "Breathing Under Water"-- Metric, Synthetica (listener - Isabelle)
11. "F.T.F"-- Trust, TRST (Jaime)
12. "I Love It"-- Icona Pop featuring Charli XCX, Iconic EP (The Line of Best Fit)
13. "Elephant"-- Tame Empala, single (listener - Thom Stead)
14. "Hollywood Forever Cemetery Sings"-- Father John Misty, Fear Fun (Spinner)
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