50 songs from last year – #7 – Galantis – Runaway (U & I)

I was going to say this was the best ever chart EDM but brief fact-checking reveals it hasn’t actually been in the charts, not in the UK at least. What are you doing, people?

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50 songs from last year – #8 – A. G. Cook – Beautiful

More PC Music. A. G. Cook shows such love for the textures and artifacts of pop music here that you can easily forget he has the name of a firm of solicitors.

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50 songs from last year – #9 – John Callaghan – Once More With Feeling

Found this on a Wire cover CD – I think everyone with a sampler has started to make this track at some point or another, but this is the only time I’ve heard it properly finished.

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50 songs from last year – #10 – John Luther Adams / Seattle Symphony Orchestra – Become Ocean

Stretching the definition of “song” a little here, I know.

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50 songs from last year – #11 – Sophie – Hard

I didn’t really like ‘Lemonade’, sorry.

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50 songs from last year – #12 – Javiera Mena – Otra Era

Chilean electro-pop. Those synths!

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50 songs from last year – #13 – GFOTY – Secret Mix

1. More PC Music, so some people are going to hate it
2. GFOTY is ‘Girlfriend Of The Year’ – here she is interviewing Little Mix.
3. It’s not a song, it’s a mix tape, and not really mixed, and with no tracklisting
4. Some parts of it are beyond awful
5. Some other parts are just startlingly original
6. Some parts are sort of both
7. I have been compulsively listening to it for two months
8. Why can’t I stop?

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