Favorite Songs of 2011


Battles | “Ice Cream” | Warp Records

James Blake | “The Wilhelm Scream” | Universal

The Drums | “I Don’t Know How to Love” | Moshi Moshi/Island

Eleanor Friedberger | “I Won’t Fall Apart on You Tonight” | Merge

Half Man Half Biscuit | “Tommy Walsh’s Eco House” | Probe Plus

Lana Del Rey | “Video Games” | Stranger

Charlotte Gainsbourg | “Got to Let Go” | Because Music

Gruff Rhys | Take a Sentence | Wichita

Purity Ring | “Ungirthed” | Transparent

Patti Smith | “Words of Love” (Buddy Holly cover | Conchord Music Group

Wild Beasts | “Albatross” | Domino Records

*In alphabetical order by artist and only from albums not on the Favorite Albums list.

Past Favorites:

2010 Favorites | Live Acts, Albums, and Songs
2008 Favorites | Live Acts, Albums, and Songs