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100 Best Songs of 2015

This year I decided to do things a bit differently, with all songs from albums released in 2015 being eligible (limited to one song per artist), excluding songs on my 2014 list but including any new singles from 2014 albums.

100. Melanie Martinez – “Tag, You’re It”

99. Hot Chip – “Huarache Lights”

98. Diplo, CL, RiFF RAFF & OG Maco – “Doctor Pepper”

97. San Cisco – “Too Much Time Together”

96. Julio Bashmore – “She Ain’t”

95. Drake – “Hotline Bling”

94. Last Dinosaurs – “Apollo”

93. Baio – “Endless Rhythm”

92. Tove Styrke – “Ego”

91. Belle And Sebastian – “The Party Line”

90. Kanye West (feat. Theophilus London, Allan Kingdom & Paul McCartney) – “All Day”

89. Sevdaliza – “That Other Girl”

88. Mayday Parade – “All On Me”

87. Unknown Mortal Orchestra – “Multi-Love”

86. Young Thug – “Just Might Be”

85. Lim Kim – “Awoo”

84. Kate Boy – “Midnight Sun”

83. Taylor Swift – “Wildest Dreams”

82. – “Kamikaze”

81. Pia Mia (feat. Chris Brown & Tyga) – “Do It Again”

80. Adele – “Send My Love (To Your New Lover)”

79. Jidenna (feat. Roman GianArthur) – “Classic Man”

78. Battles – “Dot Com”

77. the i.l.y’s – “All She Does Is Kill Shit”

76. Foals – “Mountain At My Gates”

75. Autre Ne Veut – “Age Of Transparency”

74. Holly Herndon – “Morning Sun”

73. Childish Gambino – “Retro”

72. Ariana Grande – “One Last Time”

71. A. G. Cook – “What I Mean”

70. Susanne Sundfør – “Delirious”

69. Le1f – “Rage”

68. Jhené Aiko – “Spotless Mind”

67. Sleater-Kinney – “A New Wave”

66. Zella Day – “Hypnotic”

65. Samantha Urbani – “U Know I Know”

64. SOPHIE – “Just Like We Never Said Goodbye”

63. Beirut – “No No No”

62. Vince Staples – “Norf Norf”

61. Viet Cong – “Continental Shelf”

60. Hudson Mohawke – “Scud Books”

59. Braids – “Miniskirt”

58. Sia – “Elastic Heart”

57. Rihanna – “Bitch Better Have My Money”

56. Lianne La Havas – “Unstoppable”

55. Mew – “My Complications”

54. Nao – “Apple Cherry”

53. Nicki Minaj (feat. Drake & Lil Wayne) – “Truffle Butter”

52. Toro Y Moi – “Spell It Out”

51. Ellie Goulding – “Love Me Like You Do”

50. Jack Ü (feat. AlunaGeorge) – “To Ü”

49. HEALTH – “Life”

48. Wolf Alice – “Your Loves Whore”

47. Danny L Harle – “Broken Flowers”

46. The Weeknd – “The Hills”

45. Justin Bieber – “Sorry”

44. Twin Shadow (feat. D’Angelo Lacy) – “Old Love / New Love”

43. Missy Elliott (feat. Pharrell Williams) – “WTF (Where They From)”

42. Alpine – “Foolish”

41. Clarence Clarity – “Buck-Toothed Particle Smashers”

40. Madeon (feat. Passion Pit) – “Pay No Mind”

39. Fetty Wap – “Trap Queen”

38. Neon Indian – “Annie”

37. Courtney Barnett – “Dead Fox”

36. Deerhunter – “Living My Life”

35. Destroyer – “Times Square”

34. Father John Misty – “The Night Josh Tillman Came To Our Apartment”

33. Charli XCX – “Doing It”

32. Natalie Prass – “My Baby Don’t Understand Me”

31. Omi – “Cheerleader (Felix Jaehn Remix)”

30. Christine And The Queens – “iT”

29. The Wonder Years – “Cigarettes And Saints”

28. Kelela – “A Message”

27. Majical Cloudz – “Heavy”

26. Waxahatchee – “Air”

25. Years & Years – “Memo”

24. FKA Twigs – “In Time”

23. Panda Bear – “Boys Latin”

22. Marina & The Diamonds – “Blue”

21. Jamie xx (feat. Young Thug & Popcaan) – “I Know There’s Gonna Be (Good Times)”

20. Empress Of – “Water Water”

19. Florence + The Machine – “Queen Of Peace”

18. Grimes – “Kill V. Maim”

17. Julia Holter – “Feel You”

16. Tinashe – “All Hands On Deck”

15. Passion Pit – “Where The Sky Hangs”

14. Animal Collective – “FloriDada”

13. Chelsea Wolfe – “After The Fall”

12. Alabama Shakes – “Don’t Wanna Fight”

11. Purity Ring – “Stranger Than Earth”

10. Tobias Jesso Jr. – “How Could You Babe”

9. CHVRCHES – “Clearest Blue”

8. Everything Everything – “Regret”

7. Joanna Newsom – “Anecdotes”

6. Kendrick Lamar – “The Blacker The Berry”

5. Sufjan Stevens – “Should Have Known Better”

4. Tame Impala – “’Cause I’m A Man”

3. Björk – “Stonemilker”

2. Carly Rae Jepsen – “Run Away With Me”

1. Beach House – “Sparks”

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‘Living My Life’ by Deerhunter

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Deerhunter - Desire Lines live on the Interface

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One of the most beautiful live performances I’ve ever heard in my life.

“Helicopter/He Would Have Laughed” by Deerhunter.