My 300 Favorite Songs of 2007: Part One

2007 proved to be a terrific year for the arts, whatever they were, and music was certainly no exception. Here are my favorite songs from the year that has recently left us…

300
“Horse Shoes and Hand Grenades”
The Berg Sans Nipple
299
“The Radio’s Hot Sun”
Handsome Furs
298
“Wild Mountain Nation”
Blitzen Trapper
297
“The Lake Pt. 2”
Paul Duncan
296
“Rachel”
Marissa Nadler
295
“A Man Needs A Woman or A Man To Be A Man”
Bill Callahan
294
“The Ticonderoga”
Bowerbirds
293
“A Rent Boy Goes Down”
Apostle of Hustle
292
“The World That I Wanted”
Willy Mason
291
“Burns”
Rob Crow
290
“Rain”
Bishop Allen
289
“Fluorescent Adolescent”
Arctic Monkeys
288
“Vessel”
Nine Inch Nails
287
“Sometime’s Like A River”
Pegi Young
286
“Soul Singer in a Session Band”
Bright Eyes
285
“Alfie”
Lily Allen
284
“Too Young”
Taken By Trees
283
“Trouble in Mind”
Magnolia Electric Co.
282
“Sweet”
Jay-Z
281
“Pastel Blue”
Sister Vanilla
280
“Lake Shore Drive”
The Innocence Mission
279
“One Hell of A Party”
Air
278
“Missed the Boat”
Modest Mouse
277
“I Woke Myself Up”
Julie Doiron
276
“Running to the Ghost”
James Blackshaw
275
“Uniform”
Bloc Party
274
“Cut Cut Paste”
Tokyo Police Club
273
“Littlest Things”
Lily Allen
272
“Icky Thump”
The White Stripes
271
“Reciting the Airships”
Eluvium
270
“Sad Songs”
The Frames
269
“Yankee Go Home”
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
268
“Marry Song”
Band of Horses
267
“Void”
The Mary Onettes
266
“The Shape Is In A Trance”
Thurston Moore
265
“Your Name”
The One A.M. Radio
264
“Of the Sung”
The Berg Sans Nipple
263
“Leyendecker”
Battles
262
“Learning How To Live”
Lucinda Williams
261
“Chances Are”
Apostle of Hustle
260
“Lady”
Two Gallants
259
“Far Behind”
Eddie Vedder
258
“Do I Disappoint You”
Rufus Wainwright
257
“Your Own Worst Enemy”
Bruce Springsteen
256
“First Words”
Trans Am
255
“Pale Rider Blues”
Arbouretum
254
“If You Want Me”
Marketa Irglova
253
“High in the Morning”
Paul Duncan
252
“Leather Made Shoes”
Marissa Nadler
251
“The Tape”
Sondre Lerche
250
“Badger’s Black Brigade”
Blitzen Trapper
249
“The Keeper of Youth”
The Only Children
248
“Everything’s Just Wonderful”
Lily Allen
247
“The Birth and Death of the Day”
Explosions in the Sky
246
“Scuby”
Little Wings
245
“Only Ones Who Know”
Arctic Monkeys
244
“Lolliposichord”
Black Moth Super Rainbow
243
“Vortex”
Grinderman
242
“Song For Clay (Disappear Here)”
Bloc Party
241
“Community”
Mirah and Spectratone International
240
“I’m Lovin’ the Street”
Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy
239
“Satan Said Dance”
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
238
“People Get Ready”
The Frames
237
“Click, Click, Click, Click”
Bishop Allen
236
“Requiem on Frankfort Ave.”
Eluvium
235
“Simple X”
Andrew Bird
234
“Handsome Furs Hate This City”
Handsome Furs
233
“Dear Employee”
Papercuts
232
“No One Would Riot For Less”
Bright Eyes
231
“Dark Horse”
Bowerbirds
230
“Ghostship”
Menomena
229
“Tonto”
Battles
228
“Conquest”
The White Stripes
227
“A Wave is Rolling”
The Innocence Mission
226
“Hello Brooklyn 2.0”
Jay-Z
225
“Capital G”
Nine Inch Nails
224
“Don’t Pass On Me”
Woods
223
“Lovesong of the Buzzard”
Iron & Wine
222
“Disaster”
The Besnard Lakes
221
“Sycamore”
Bill Callahan
220
“Cliquot”
Beirut
219
“The Monitor”
Bishop Allen
218
“Get Innocuous!”
LCD Soundsystem
217
“Lest I Forget”
The One A.M. Radio
216
“Beautiful Bluebird”
Neil Young
215
“Fire It Up”
Modest Mouse
214
“Magic”
Bruce Springsteen
213
“Parachute”
Minus Story
212
“Black Mirror”
Arcade Fire
211
“Come On”
Lucinda Williams
210
“Six O’Clock News”
BLT
209
“The Perfect Me”
Deerhoof
208
“Am I Demon”
Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy
207
“National Anthem of Nowhere”
Apostle of Hustle
206
“What If I Knew”
Dinosaur Jr.
205
“Up”
Rob Crow
204
“Signposts and Instruments”
Arbouretum
203
“Brainy”
The National
202
“Feathers”
Marissa Nadler
201
“You’ll Be Comin’ Down”
Bruce Springsteen

PART TWO coming soon
featuring  #200-101

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One Response to “My 300 Favorite Songs of 2007: Part One”

  1. Amanda Says:

    man, so much good music came out last year… !
    i haven’t heard many of these bands… i will have to check them OUT!!!
    and i can now that you shared all that music with me… thankyou so so so much love! can’t wait to see the rest of the top 300 😉

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