Wednesday December 30th 2009, 3:21 pm
Top 20 Songs of 2009
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As promised, here are my Top 20 Most Played Tunes of 2009. I got my beautiful new computer in April of this year, so by using the handy dandy play count feature in Itunes, I can give you a rather accurate account of what I truly felt were the Best Songs of 2009. I have also included videos for most of the songs (top quality live versions when I could find them to provide a bit more depth into the tunes). What were your top played tunes of 2009? Tell me in the comments after the jump.

When You Awake’s Top 20 Songs of 2009:

YouTube Preview ImageAA Bondy- I Can See The Pines Are Dancing
YouTube Preview ImageDeer Tick- Little White Lies
YouTube Preview ImageDan Auerbach- Trouble Weights A Ton
YouTube Preview ImageLeslie and the Badgers- Los Angeles
YouTube Preview ImageLissie- Little Lovin’
YouTube Preview ImageKitty, Daisy and Lewis- Goin’ Up The Country
YouTube Preview ImageCW Stoneking- Love Me Or Die (5:40 mark)
YouTube Preview ImageAvett Brothers- I And Love And You
YouTube Preview ImageMegafaun (here with Bon Iver)- Worried Mind
YouTube Preview ImageThose Darlins- Wild One

YouTube Preview ImageSin Fang Bous- Catch The Light
YouTube Preview ImageJustin Townes Earle- Mama’s Eyes
YouTube Preview ImageThe Morning Pages- Smokey Mountain Hideaway
YouTube Preview ImageSmart Brothers- Not Gonna Cry
YouTube Preview ImageSamantha Crain and the Midnight Shivers- Songs in the Night
YouTube Preview ImageThe Mumlers- Don’t Throw Me Away
YouTube Preview ImageVetiver- Rolling Sea
YouTube Preview ImageCave Singers- Beach House

Two songs that made the list but don’t have videos:
The Growlers- Wandering Eyes
The Limes- Beyond Blue

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Like the list. Wish you a great 2010. Greetings from Germany

Comment by Stephan 01.01.10 @ 8:23 am

This is a fantastic list. I’ve listened to it several times, and a new songs pops out at me every time. Great job, and thanks for sharing.

Comment by Jacob 01.14.10 @ 7:54 pm

[…] 1: We always look forward to year-end/decade-end lists from niche publications from The Wire to When You Awake, as they’re usually full of way-out tunes that have slipped beneath our radar. One such […]

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