The best songs of 2011 so far

Selection of notable tracks from the first six months of this year

After the albums, EPs and videos – today we look at the songs from the first half of 2011. Our selection is in alphabetical order; keep in mind that at the end of the year, the lists are likely going to be very different. We selected 40 tunes that make us tick, a kind of digital jukebox remembering some of the best moments of the year so far..

Active Child: “Playing House (feat. How To Dress Well)”

Africa Hitech: “Out In The Streets VIP”

Anna Calvi: “Blackout”

Beirut: “East Harlem”

Bon Iver: “Calgary”

Britney Spears: “Big Fat Bass”

Burial: “Street Halo”

CREEP: “Days”

Destroyer: “Song For America”

Drake: “Marvin’s Room”

Dylan Ettinger: “Lion Of Judah”

Fleet Foxes: “The Shrine / An Argument”

Frank Ocean: “Novocane”

Gang Gang Dance: “Mindkilla”

Holy Ghost: “Wait And See”

Holy Other: “Yr Love”

Hyetal: “Diamond Islands”

Hype Williams: “Warlord”

James Blake: “The Wilhelm Scream”

Jamie Woon: “Lady Luck (Hudson Mohawke’s Schmink-Wolf Re-fix)”

John Maus: “Believer”

Junior Boys: “Banana Ripple”

Lil B: “Unchain Me”

Lykke Li: “I Follow Rivers”

M83: “Midnight City”

Metronomy: “The Bay”

Nite Jewel: “It Goes Through Your Head”

Panda Bear: “Surfer’s Hymn (Actress Remix)”

PJ Harvey: “The Glorious Land”

Radiohead: “Lotus Flower”

SBTRKT: “Living Like I Do”

The Go! Team: “Secretary Song”

The Horrors: “Still Life”

The Weeknd: “High For This”

Toro Y Moi: “Still Sound”

Tyler, The Creator: “Transylvania”

Unknown: “Sicko Cell”

Virgo Four: “It’s A Crime (Caribou Remix)”

Wild Beasts: “Albatross”

Zomby: “Natalia’s Song”

The last list of the week is one of songs released in the first half of this year, which deserve a special mention. In alphabetical order and with no intention of claiming definitiveness - we'll leave that for December.

The best albums (so far) of 2011 The best EPs of 2011 (so far)

The best videos of 2011 so far

¿Te ha gustado este contenido?...

Hoy en PlayGround Vídeo:

Ver todos los vídeos

Hoy en PlayGround Video