My Favorite Songs of 2018

Just for shits and grins, I threw together a few lists of my favorite tracks from the past year, with links to Spotify playlists.  These are in no particular order, just a collection of awesome.  Each of these songs can also be found on the playlist of ~120 of the best songs I heard in 2018 that I have included a link to at the bottom of the page for your sonic enjoyment.

RAWK! (Ten songs to rock to): https://open.spotify.com/user/1217400912/playlist/34r249Jr3OrZ7JyvliEigs?si=SUNvZ5OdQuil0wObb__qQA

  • Godsmack – “Someday”
  • Alice In Chains – “The One You Know”
  • Slothrust – “Planetarium”
  • All Them Witches – “Diamond”
  • Dommengang – “Stealing Miles”
  • Jack White – “Over and Over and Over”
  • Interpol – “The Rover”
  • The Vines – “Leave Me Alone”
  • Superchunk – “I Got Cut”
  • Hockey Dad – “Running Out”

 

SAD BASTARD! (Ten songs to think and/or cry to): https://open.spotify.com/user/1217400912/playlist/01NR97NCMOcsm5Z1au1ukK?si=tTw6y5BuTRujL6lMMjSZnA

  • Father John Misty – “The Palace”
  • Anderson East – “Cabinet Door”
  • Mt. Joy – “Dirty Love”
  • T Hardy Morris – “4 Days of Rain”
  • Slothrust – “Walk Away”
  • Gregory Alan Isakov – “Dark, Dark, Dark”
  • Rhett Miller – “I Used To Write In Notebooks”
  • Greyhounds – “Credo”
  • Vance Joy – “I’m With You”
  • Kinky Friedman – “Jesus In Pajamas”

 

SHAKE YER ASS! (Ten songs to dance to, sort of…): https://open.spotify.com/user/1217400912/playlist/17DtirAzg0UNIWmm067mXM?si=A2L1vnU7TRuzb-kUGyA4mQ

  • Moon Taxi – “Two High”
  • Young the Giant – “Mirror Master”
  • Arctic Monkeys – “Four Out of Five”
  • Dr. Dog – “Listening In”
  • The Wombats – “Cheetah Tongue”
  • Anderson East – “Girlfriend”
  • Franz Ferdinand – “Huck & Jim”
  • Father John Misty – “Mr. Tillman”
  • The Revivalists – “All My Friends”
  • Franz Ferdinand – “Paper Cages”

 

BADASS! (Ten misc. other songs of greatness): https://open.spotify.com/user/1217400912/playlist/2fW1MdtTcHhxwUOQj6Wnom?si=lqCOutGXTwy1BeAHUN5kfA

  • Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats – “You Worry Me”
  • The Wombats – “White Eyes”
  • Low Cut Connie – “Every Time You Turn Around”
  • Unlikely Friends – “Broken Again”
  • Sarah Shook & the Disarmers – “Damned If I Do, Damned If I Don’t”
  • Jeff Tweedy – “Let’s Go Rain”
  • John Prine – “When I Get To Heaven”
  • Titus Andronicus – “(I’m) Like A Rolling Stone”
  • Blackberry Smoke feat. Amanda Shires – “You Got Lucky”
  • Ice Cube – “Arrest the President”

 

Link to “My Favorite Songs of 2018” Spotify playlist: https://open.spotify.com/user/1217400912/playlist/49nkWsBqYVLDaojBcYe8Ws?si=4UKQ-CtLRIOO-N5dmvW4Ig