2018 Songs of the Year: Halfway Point

We have reached the end of June. The halfway point of the music year. This means everyone is coming out with their best of the year lists so far. So as a credible music publication it only seems right that I follow the flock and list my top thirty songs of the year. The first six months of 2018 for music have been stellar with some excellent songs emerging. Here is hoping the last half of the year measures up as well.

These songs are not ranked and are listed in alphabetical order by artist for your enjoyment.

 

Arctic Monkeys – “Four Out Of Five”

 

Beyonce & Jay-Z – “Boss”

 

Bishop Nehru – “Rooftops”

 

Car Seat Headrest – “Bodys” 

 

Childish Gambino – “This is America”

 

Courtney Barnett – “Nameless, Faceless”

 

Czarface & MF Doom – “Bomb Thrown”

 

Drake – “Nice For What”

 

Father John Misty – “Disappointing Diamonds Are The Rarest Of Them All”

 

Gorillaz – “Humility (feat. George Benson)”

 

Janelle Monae – “Americans”

 

Jeff Rosenstock – “TV Stars”

 

Jonathan Bree – “Valentine”

 

Jorja Smith – “Teenage Fantasy”

 

Kali Uchis – “After The Storm (feat. Bootsy Collins & Tyler, the Creator)”

 

Kamasi Washington – “Fists of Fury”

 

Kanye West – “Ghost Town (feat. Kid Cudi, 070 Shake & John Legend)”

 

Kids See Ghosts – “Kids See Ghosts (feat. Yasiin Bey)”

 

Kimbra – “Everybody Knows”

 

Marlon Williams – “What’s Chasing You”

 

MGMT – “Me and Michael”

 

Nas – “Cops Shot The Kid”

 

Natalie Prass – “Short Court Style”

 

Pusha T – “The Games We Play”

 

Ravyn Lenae – “Closer”

 

Shame – “One Rizla”

 

Ty Segall – “Every 1’s A Winner”

 

Unknown Mortal Orchestra – “Everyone Acts Crazy Nowadays”

 

U.S. Girls – “Pearly Gates”

 

Wax Chattels – “Stay Disappointed”

 

  • Sam
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