Best of 2012

(aired 1/4/13)
2012

This show dances back through 2012 as I share my favorite songs released last year. Many others could have been included, but I finally narrowed it down to these worthy selections.

  1. clip: Impregnable Question – Dirty Projectors – album: Swing Lo Magellan
  2. Emmylou – First Aid Kit – album: The Lion’s Roar
  3. Who – David Byrne And St. Vincent – album: Love This Giant
  4. Oblivion – Grimes – album: Visions
  5. Gangnam Style – PSY
  6. Thinkin Bout You – Frank Ocean – album: Channel Orange
  7. Somebody That I Used to Know (feat. Kimbra) – Gotye – album: Making Mirrors
  8. Cherokee – Cat Power – album: Sun
  9. Womyn – Heems
  10. Is Your Love Big Enough? – Lianne La Havas – album: Is Your Love Big Enough?
  11. I Will Wait – Mumford And Sons – album: Babel
  12. Adorn – Miguel – album: Kaleidoscope Dream
  13. Lost Kitten – Metric – album: Synthetica
  14. clip: Call Me Maybe (Sekuoia remix) – Carly Rae Jepsen
  15. Call Me Maybe – Carly Rae Jepsen – album: Kiss Me
  16. The A Team – Ed Sheeran – album:+
  17. Bakonoba – Fatoumata Diawara – album: Fatou
  18. Hot Knife – Fiona Apple – album: The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than The Driver Of The Screw
  19. clip: We Take Care Of Our Own – Bruce Springsteen – album: Wrecking Ball And Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do
  20. clip: The House that Heaven Built – Japandroids – album: Celebration Rock
  21. We Are Young (feat. Janelle Monae) – Fun. – album: Some Nights
  22. Don’t Leave Me (Ne Me Quitte Pas) – Regina Spektor – album: What We Saw From The Cheap Seats
  23. Going Home – Leonard Cohen – album: Old Ideas
  24. Ho Hey – The Lumineers – album: The Lumineers
  25. clip: NYC: 73-78 – Philip Glass & Beck – album: Rework (Philip Glass Remixed)
  26. We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together – Taylor Swift – album:Red
  27. Hold On – Alabama Shakes – album: Boys & Girls
  28. Laura – Bat For Lashes – album:The Haunted Man
  29. Bear Hug – The 2 Bears – album: Be Strong
  30. Do You Remember – Ane Brun – album: It All Starts with One
  31. Disparate Youth – Santigold – album:Master of My Make-Believe
  32. Yet Again – Grizzly Bear – album: Shields

Originally aired on KSKQ on January 4, 2013. This blog entry was first posted January 5, 2013. Select the play button below to listen to the recorded show. (If the link isn’t visible, click on the show title at the top to refresh the page.)


2 Responses to “Best of 2012”

  • Paula D'Andrea Says:

    You Rock Maya – great mix! I love your selection… see some of my favs up there
    with The Lumineers, Fun, Regina Spektor, Fiona Apple.
    Thanks to the intro to the ones I don’t know – I’ve got your player up while I work :0

    Happy New Year Maya! Rock ya self out ~ Paula

  • admin Says:

    Thanks for listening, Paula! You have great taste in music. 😉
    ~Maya