Best of 2007: Top 63 Songs of the Year

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Like the albums list, this is divided into the ranked, remarkably great stuff and the unranked, still really great stuff. Enjoy the last post of ’07, folks – The Rawking will continue refusing to stop bright and early on Monday, January 7. The full list and MP3s galore after the jump! [Continue reading…]

1. UGK ft. Outkast – “Int’l Players Anthem (I Choose You)”: mp3
2. LCD Soundsystem – “All My Friends”: mp3
3. Spoon – “You Got Yr. Cherry Bomb”: mp3
4. St. Vincent – “Marry Me”: mp3
5. Radiohead – “Weird Fishes/Arpeggi”: mp3
6. Wilco – “On and On and On”: mp3
7. Ravens & Chimes – “January”: mp3
8. Justice – “The Party”: mp3
9. Lucky Soul – “One Kiss Don’t Make a Summer”: mp3
10. Andrew Bird – “Simple X”: mp3
11. Jens Lekman – “Shirin”: mp3
12. Animal Collective – “For Reverend Green”: mp3
13. Saturday Looks Good To Me – “Make a Plan”: mp3
14. Of Montreal – “Suffer for Fashion”: mp3 / “Bunny Ain’t No Kind of Rider”: mp3
15. David Gilmour Girls – “Young Rats”: mp3
16. Ryan Adams – “Oh My God, Whatever, Etc.”
17. The Acorn – “Antenna”: mp3
18. Field Music – “Working To Work”: mp3 / “Kingston”: mp3
19. The Main Drag – “A Jagged Gorgeous Winter”: mp3
20. Lewis & Clarke – “Before It Breaks You”: mp3
21. Les Savy Fav – “Raging in the Plague Age”: mp3
22. Maritime – “Be Unhappy”: mp3
23. New Buffalo – “You’ve Gone My Friend”: mp3
24. Clap Your Hands Say Yeah – “Emily Jean Stock”: mp3
25. The Everybodyfields – “Aeroplane”: mp3

And the rest, in alphabetical order:

The Afternoon Naps – “Postcard”: mp3
The Autumn Defense – “This Will Fall Away”: mp3
Avril Lavigne – “Girlfriend”
Bill Callahan – “Diamond Dancer”: mp3
The Bird and the Bee – “Fucking Boyfriend”: mp3
Bright Eyes – “Tourist Trap”: mp3
The Broken West – “So It Goes”: mp3
Centro-matic – “Atlanta”: mp3
The Clientele – “Winter on Victoria Street”: mp3
Club 8 – “Whatever You Want”: mp3
Dungen – “Familj”: mp3
Feist – “1234”
The Good, The Bad and the Queen – “Nature Springs”
Iron & Wine – “Boy with a Coin”: mp3
John Vanderslice – “Numbered Lithograph”: mp3
Kanye West ft. Dwele – “Flashing Lights”
Laura Veirs – “Don’t Lose Yourself”
Liars – “Plaster Casts of Everything”: mp3
Loney, Dear – “Saturday Waits”: mp3
Marissa Nadler – “Diamond Heart”: mp3
Math & Physics Club – “Nothing Really Happened”: mp3
Menomena – “Muscle’n Flo”: mp3
Midnight Juggernauts – “Twenty Thousand Leagues”: mp3
The Narrator – “Surfjew”: mp3
The National – “Ada”: mp3
Ola Podrida – “Jordanna”: mp3
The One AM Radio – “Your Name”
Pants Yell! – “Reject, Reject”
Richard Hawley – “Tonight The Streets Are Ours”
Richmond Fontaine – “The Disappearance of Ray Norton”: mp3
The Shins – “Sleeping Lessons”: mp3
Sondre Lerche – “Say It All”
Studio – “No Comply”: mp3
Ted Leo and the Pharmacists – “Bomb. Repeat. Bomb.”: mp3
The Thrills – “Restaurant”
Thurston Moore – “Fri/End”: mp3


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