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Favorite Music of 2018

As everyone knows, I am a music snob. Below is my list of favorite music released this year. It is not comprehensive and I know many great songs have been left off. But these are songs I listened to time and again, and defined the sound for the latter half of 2018.

The songs are in no particular order, except when I thought to scratch down the song as one I really liked. Gorillaz and Kacey Musgrave hold top honors as 2 of my absolute favorites on the year.

Now, I could have made a Spotify list, but admittedly I do not have an account and do not feel up to messing with getting one at the moment.

Gorillaz – Humility

Kacey Musgraves – Slow Burn

 

Other favorites include:

Israel Nash – Rolling On

Nathaniel Rateliff – You Worry Me

Low Cut Connie – Beverly

Haley Heynderickx – Oom Sha La La

Caroline Rose – Soul No. 5

Courtney Barnett – Charity

RayLand Baxter – Casanova

Amanda Shires – Leave It Alone

Christine & The Queens – Girlfriend

Neko Case – Bad Luck

Hop Along – How Simple

Mondo Cozmo – Shine

The National Reserve – New Love

Stereo League – Mother Tongue

Leon Bridges – Beyond

Lera Lynn – In Another Life

Jade Bird – The Lottery

Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – French Press

Swearin’ – Untitled (LA)

Your Smith – The Spot

The Nude Party – Feels Alright