B&K’s Best Songs of 2008

 

Brent & Kent’s Unified List Top 50 Songs
We both came up with a list of our top 50 songs, then combined them using science. Here’s the results, followed by our individual lists.

1. Buriedfed – Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson (Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson)
2. Trashcan – Delta Spirit (Ode To Sunshine)
3. Pot Kettle Black – Tilly & The Wall (O)
4. Candy Jail – Silver Jews (Lookout Mountain, Lookout Sea)
5. On Tour With Zykos – Okkervil River (The Stand Ins)
6. Oxford Comma – Vampire Weekend (Vampire Weekend)
7. I Got Mine – The Black Keys (Attack & Release)
8. Acid Fight – Blood On The Wall (Liferz)
9. Winter – The Dodos (Visiter)
10. Acid Tongue – Jenny Lewis (Acid Tongue)
11. Time to Pretend – MGMT – Oracular Spectacular
12. Titus Andronicus – Titus Andronicus (The Airing Of Grievances)
13. Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa – Vampire Weekend (Vampire Weekend)
13. Oh Sister – Andrew Bird – Soldier On
15. Yucatan Gold – Throw Me The Statue (Moonbeams)
15. The Hollows – Why? – Alopecia
17. Same Old Thing – The Black Keys (Attack & Release)
17. American Boy – Estelle Feat. Kanye Wast – Shine
19. Sweet Darlin’ – She & Him (Volume One)
19. Carolina Drama – The Raconteurs – Consolers of the Lonely
21. Suffering Jukebox – Silver Jews (Lookout Mountain, Lookout Sea)
22. 100 Years – Dr. Dog – Fate
23. Winston – Bound Stems – The Family Afloat Alternative
24. Cuando Maravilla Fui – El Guincho (Alegranza!)
24. Goin’ To Acapulco – Jim James & Calexico – I’m Not There Soundtrack
26. Fools – The Dodos (Visiter)
27. Joke About Jamaica – The Hold Steady (Stay Positive)
28. Harpoon Fever (Queequeg’s Playhouse) – Man Man (Rabbit Habits)
29. Palmitos Park – El Guincho (Alegranza!)
30. Pop Lie – Okkervil River (The Stand Ins)
31. Woodfriend – Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson (Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson)
31. Sequestered In Memphis – The Hold Steady – Stay Positive
33. Party Barge – Silver Jews (Lookout Mountain, Lookout Sea)
33. Whatever – Gnarls Barkley – The Odd Couple
35. Happens to Us All Otherwise – Bound Stems (The Family Afloat)
35. Black Hole – She & Him – Volume One
37. Doo Right – Man Man (Rabbit Habits)
38. Lovecraft In Brooklyn – The Mountain Goats (Heretic Pride)
38. That’s Not My Name – The Ting Tings – We Started Nothing
40. San Francisco B.C. – Silver Jews (Lookout Mountain, Lookout Sea)
40. Pwnd – The Mae Shi – Hlllyh
42. Electric Feel – MGMT (Oracular Spectacular)
43. A Little Bit Cooler – The Cool Kids – Bake Sale
44. Chasing Pavements – Adele – 19
45. California Dreamer – Wolf Parade (At Mount Zoomer)
45. Everything Trying – Damien Jurado – Caught In The Trees
47. Gallery Piece – Of Montreal (Skeletal Lamping)
47. Metal Heart – Cat Power – Jukebox
49. Plastic – Portishead – Third
50. Poke – Frightened Rabbit – The Midnight Organ Fight

Kent’s Top 50
1. Buriedfed – Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson (Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson)
2. Titus Andronicus – Titus Andronicus (The Airing Of Grievances)
3. Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa – Vampire Weekend (Vampire Weekend)
4. Yucatan Gold – Throw Me The Statue (Moonbeams)
5. Same Old Thing – The Black Keys (Attack & Release)
6. Sweet Darlin’ – She & Him (Volume One)
7. Suffering Jukebox – Silver Jews (Lookout Mountain, Lookout Sea)
8. On Tour With Zykos – Okkervil River (The Stand Ins)
9. Trashcan – Delta Spirit (Ode To Sunshine)
10. Cuando Maravilla Fui – El Guincho (Alegranza!)
11. Fools – The Dodos (Visiter)
12. Joke About Jamaica – The Hold Steady (Stay Positive)
13. Harpoon Fever (Queequeg’s Playhouse) – Man Man (Rabbit Habits)
14. Palmitos Park – El Guincho (Alegranza!)
15. Pop Lie – Okkervil River (The Stand Ins)
16. Woodfriend – Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson (Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson)
17. Party Barge – Silver Jews (Lookout Mountain, Lookout Sea)
18. Happens to Us All Otherwise – Bound Stems (The Family Afloat)
19. Doo Right – Man Man (Rabbit Habits)
20. Lovecraft In Brooklyn – The Mountain Goats (Heretic Pride)
21. San Francisco B.C. – Silver Jews (Lookout Mountain, Lookout Sea)
22. Electric Feel – MGMT (Oracular Spectacular)
23. Acid Fight – Blood On The Wall (Liferz)
24. Candy Jail – Silver Jews (Lookout Mountain, Lookout Sea)
25. California Dreamer – Wolf Parade (At Mount Zoomer)
26. Gallery Piece – Of Montreal (Skeletal Lamping)
27. Pot Kettle Black – Tilly & The Wall (O)
28. Oxford Comma – Vampire Weekend (Vampire Weekend)
29. I Got Mine – The Black Keys (Attack & Release)
30. Acid Tongue – Jenny Lewis (Acid Tongue)
31. Autoclave – The Mountain Goats (Heretic Pride)
32. I Was Made for You – She & Him (Volume One)
33. Winter – The Dodos (Visiter)
34. Mykonos – Fleet Foxes (Sun Giant EP)
35. Stay Positive – The Hold Steady (Stay Positive)
36. Youthless – Beck (Modern Guilt)
37. The Grey Estates – Wolf Parade (At Mount Zoomer)
38. Never Had a Problem – Andre Williams & the New Orleans Hellhounds (Can You Deal With It?)
39. Familiy Tree – TV On The Radio (Dear Science)
40. Just Like Heaven – The Watson Twins (Fire Songs)
41. Carpetbaggers – Jenny Lewis (Acid Tongue)
42. Love You All – Cloud Cult (Feel Good Ghosts (Tea-Partying Through Tornadoes))
43. Best For Last – Adele (19)
44. Run (I’m A Natural Disaster) – Gnarls Barkley (The Odd Couple)
45. You’ve Done It Again, Virginia – The National (The Virginia EP)
46. People, Turn Around – Delta Spirit (Ode To Sunshine)
47. Soul Of A Man – Beck (Modern Guilt)
48. Kissing the Beehive – Wolf Parade (At Mount Zoomer)
49. Human – The Killers (Day & Age)
50. Set It Off – Girl Talk (Feed The Animals)

Brent’s Top 50
1. Time to Pretend – MGMT – Oracular Spectacular
2. Buriedfed – Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson – Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson
3. Oh Sister – Andrew Bird – Soldier On
4. The Hollows – Why? – Alopecia
5. American Boy – Estelle Feat. Kanye Wast – Shine
6. Carolina Drama – The Raconteurs – Consolers of the Lonely
7. Pot Kettle Black – Tilly & The Wall – O
8. 100 Years – Dr. Dog – Fate
9. Winston – Bound Stems – The Family Afloat Alternative
10. Goin’ To Acapulco – Jim James & Calexico – I’m Not ThereSoundtrack
11. Oxford Comma – Vampire Weekend – Vampire Weekend
12. Candy Jail – Silver Jews – Lookout Mountain, Lookout Sea
13. Winter – The Dodos – Visiter
14. I Got Mine – The Black Keys – Attack & Release
15. Trashcan – Delta Spirit – Ode To Sunshine
16. Sequestered In Memphis – The Hold Steady – Stay Positive
17. Whatever – Gnarls Barkley – The Odd Couple
18. Black Hole – She & Him – Volume One
19. Acid Tongue – Jenny Lewis – Acid Tongue
20. That’s Not My Name – The Ting Tings – We Started Nothing
21. Pwnd – The Mae Shi – Hlllyh
22. Acid Fight – Blood on the Wall – Liferz
23. A Little Bit Cooler – The Cool Kids – Bake Sale
24. Chasing Pavements – Adele – 19
25. Everything Trying – Damien Jurado – Caught In The Trees
26. Metal Heart – Cat Power – Jukebox
27. Plastic – Portishead – Third
28. Poke – Frightened Rabbit – The Midnight Organ Fight
29. On Tour With Zykos – Okkervil River – The Stand Ins
30. Eagle On A Pole – Conor Oberst – Conor Oberst
31. Unforgettable Season – Cut Copy – In Ghost Colours
32. I’ve Underestimated My Charm (Again) – Black Kids – Partie Traumatic
33. Foam Hands – Destroyer – Trouble In Dreams
34. Bleeding All Over You – Martha Wainwright – I Know You’re Married But I’ve Got Feelings Too
35. Conquest – Tapes ‘n Tapes – Walk It Off
36. Skinny Love – Bon Iver – For Emma, Forever Ago
37. Fear And Loathing In Mahwah, NJ – Titus Andronicus – The Airing Of Grievances
38. Love You All – Cloud Cult – Feel Good Ghosts
39. Heartless – Kanye West – 808s & Heartbreak
40. Moonbeams – Throw Me The Statue – Moonbeams
41. Cherry Tulips – Headlights – Some Racing, Some Stopping
42. Too Drunk To Dream – Magnetic Fields – Distortion
43. Modern Guilt – Beck – Modern Guilt
44. The Grey Estates – Wolf Parade – At Mount Zoomer
45. Birds Fly Away – Theresa Andersson Hummingbird, Go!
46. Dirty Dancing – Frida Hyvonen – Silence Is Wild
47. Gardenia – Stephen Malkmus & Jicks – Real Emotional Trash
48. Miniature Birds – Grand Archives – Grand Archives
49. Working Poor – Horse Feathers – House With No Home
50. Falling Down – Scarlett Johansson – Anywhere I Lay My Head