Favorite Songs of 2017
**In no particular order**
Nick Hakim – “Cuffed” from Green Twins (ATO Records)
Pure. Raw. Talent.
Sylvan Esso – “Die Young” from What Now (Loma Vista)
A Sonic Masterpiece.
Jay Som – Baybee from Everybody Works (Polyvinyl)
Beautifully crafted pop.
Alvvays – “In The Undertow” from Antisocialites (Polyvinyl)
A sophomore slugger.
Big Thief – “Mythological Beauty” from Capacity (Saddle Creek)
Songwriting at it’s very (very) best.
Kendrick Lamar – “Humble” from Humble (Top Dawg/Interscope/Aftermath)
Intelligent. Relevant. Poetry.
Japanese Breakfast – “Road Head” from Soft Sounds From Another Planet (Dead Oceans)
Creatively detailed, emotionally invested.
Cape Francis – “Iditarod” from Falling Into Pieces (Sleep Well Records)
Pulling at your heartstrings.
Sonder – “Too Fast” from Into EP (self release)
Evokes the feels, transcends the journey.
Charlie Puth – “Attention” from Voicenotes (album unreleased, Atlantic Records)
Catchy, Unique, Brilliant.