Top 89 Songs of 2021 – Check out the list!

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Top 89 Songs of 2021 – The Countdown

1. Snail Mail – Valentine

2. Jon Batiste – Freedom

3. Wet Leg – Chaise Longue

4. Spoon – The Hardest Cut

5. Sharon Van Etten and Angel Olsen – Like I Used To

6. Adele – Easy On Me

7. Band of Horses – Crutch

8. Valerie June – Call Me A Fool

9. Brandi Carlile – Right On Time

10. Peach Face – Dirt Boy

11. Elvis Costello & The Imposters – Magnificent Hurt

12. Amythyst Kiah – Black Myself

13. Alt-J – U and Me

14. My Morning Jacket – Love Love Love

15. Parquet Courts – Walking at a Downtown Pace

16. The War On Drugs – I Don’t Live Here Anymore

17. Sean Rowe – Squid Tattoo

18. Nathaniel Rateliff – Survivor

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19. The Marias – Hush

20. Japanese Breakfast – Be Sweet

21. Jon Batiste – I Need You

22. Tune Yards – Hold Yourself

23. Lorde – Solar Power

24. Arlo Parks – Hurt

25. Big Thief – Certainty

26. Liz Phair – Hey Lou

27. Kurt Vile – Run Run Run

28. Lake Street Dive – Hypotheticals

29. Flock of Dimes – Price of Blue

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30. Houndmouth – Las Vegas

31. Beach House – Once Twice Melody

32. Johnny Marr – Spirit, Power, & Soul

33. Modest Mouse – We Are Between

34. Gabriels – Love And Hate In A Different Time

35. Bendigo Fletcher – Evergreen

36. Ida Mae ft. Marcus King – Click Click Domino

37. Garbage – “Wolves”

38. Kacey Musgraves – Justified

39. Michigander – Better

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40. Josey Wails – Waiting For My Fix

41. Alice Merton – Vertigo

42. Lucy Dacus – Brando

43. Robert Plant & Alison Krauss – Can’t Let Go

44. Sleater-Kinney – Worry With You

45. Flyte – Trying To Break Your Heart

46. Jose Gonzalez – Head On

47. Future Islands – Peach

48. The Record Company – Never Leave You

49. Chet Faker – Low

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50. Cha Wa – My People

51. Valerie June – Smile

52. Brett Dennen – Paul Newman Daytona Rolex

53. Lord Huron – Not Dead Yet

54. Nuevo – Every Night

55. Bob Schneider – I Love This Life

56. Black Pumas ft. Lucius – Strangers

57. Geese – Low Era

58. Pressing Strings – Slow Train

59. Twin Shadow – Johnny & Jonnie

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60. Manchester Orchestra – Bed Head

61. St. Vincent – Pay Your Way In Pain

62. Grant Swift – Sunshine

63. June Star – Seven Pieces

64. Middle Kids – Questions

65. Wilderado – Head Right

66. Illiterate Light & Devon Gilfillian – Freedom

67. Lake Street Dive – Know That I Know

68. Yola – Diamond Studded Shoes

69. Frances Forever – Space Girl

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70. Jackson Browne – My Cleveland Heart

71. Bosley – Hey Hey Ramona

72. Nathaniel Rateliff – Love Don’t

73. Nick Waterhouse – Santa Ana 1986

74. Leon Bridges – Motorbike

75. Brett Dennen – See The World

76. Tori Amos – Spies

77. Dry Cleaning – Scratchcard Lanyard

78. Bachelor – Stay in the Car

79. Juliana Hatfield – Mouthful of Blood

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80. Strand of Oaks – Galacticana

81. The Wallflowers – Roots and Wings

82. Sofia Valdez – Handful of Water

83. Boomer – Bartees Strange

84. girl in red – I’ll Call You Mine

85. Allison Russell – Nightflyer

86. The Goon Sax – In The Stone

87. Billy Idol – Bitter Taste

88. Ben Kweller – Just For Kids

89. Tom Jones – No Hole In My Head

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