January 4, 2018

The Middle Eight's Top 30 Songs of 2017

Your blog host, skeptical in NYC, summer 2017

It's been awhile, kids! This blog, which was such a part of my life for almost ten years (and gained me numerous "IRL" friendships) is long defunct. BUT I have returned, much like Star Wars, for a new episode. Here, briefly, is a list of my favorites songs for 2017.

You can hear all of these songs on my Spotify Playlist (or try the player below). I left so much off, but the list would have gone on forever.

First, my favorite song of the year is a tie between...

Love To Love Jessie Ware
Alone Stars

Rounding out the Top 10 are....

Tell Me How Paramore
Go Deeper Samantha Urbani
Crying On The Bathroom Floor MUNA
New York St. Vincent
Second 2 None Mura Masa (feat. Christine and the Queens)
Disconnect Clean Bandit  with Marina and The Diamonds
Found It In Silence HAIM
No Turning Back Thomas Dybdahl
Visions of Gideon Sufjan Stevens

and more!

Lost In Your Light Dua Lipa (feat. Miguel)
Hell to the Liars  London Grammar
Green Light Lorde
Moon in Your Mouth Goldfrapp
Blessed Daniel Caesar
Our Destiny / Roadhouse Garden Prince and The Revolution
Chained to the Rhythm Katy Perry (feat. Skip Marley)
On Hold The xx
Crybaby Paloma Faith
Mystery of Love Sufjan Stevens
Do It  Rae Morris
Don't Take the Money  Bleachers
Ivy Mabel
Thorns Lo Moon
Chameleon Days Neil Finn
I Could Fight On A Wall Aquilo
What's Love Got to Do With It XY and O
For Forever (from Dear Evan Hansen) Ben Platt
SOS (Overboard) Joseph

Album list coming soon, but know that my favorite album was There Is No Love Under Fluorescent Light by Stars.