Presenting our selections for The Best Tracks of , as voted by our writers and editors. Any track that was released in or had its greatest impact in the U. On Multi-Love , Ruban Nielson applied his knack for layered hooks to his own polyamorous entanglement. All the while, a pitched-down version of his own voice haunts his words, as guilt and a yearning for freedom orbit each other. One of the nice parts about getting older is watching younger people discover things that have been second nature to you for years. Among college-aged musicians playing the sort of lunchpail indie pop they were born too late to hear in the '90s, Frankie Cosmos seems like an outlier.
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The 100 best songs of 2015
The biggest surprise of so far is the engagement of mainstream pop audiences and now radio with country music. The genre periodically rises in pop influence, and early marks the latest emergence. It is also a good year so far for hip hop and alternative pop. Check out the 25 best pop songs of the year as we hit the halfway mark. With this single from their fourth album Blurryface , the band twenty one pilots made their biggest bid yet for a breakthrough pop hit.
This is the rare quiet breakout hit of Kanye and Paul McCartney. Even more surprising than the genre and generation-spanning trio's existence is the fact that the song itself is incredible. McCartney's whimsical melody pairs nicely with the tale of getting drunk and spazzing out. Who knew? Since her early EPs, fans knew Courtney Barnett had bars okay, lyrics , but on the resident banger from her debut album, she proved she had killer hooks, too. With its official video alone garnering over million YouTube views, this song was a smash. In the end, she delivered the pop some of her fans were craving, without sacrificing the weirdness that made her a cult star. Prayer hands up. Roman GianArthur.
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