Best of 2011: Kirsten Ferguson’s Top 25 Songs

25. The Twilight Singers’ “Be Invited”
24. Megafaun’s “Get Right”
23. Lucinda Williams’ “Copenhagen”
22. Wooden Shjips’ “Black Smoke Rise”
21. Smith Westerns’ “Still New”
20. Wire’s “Now Was”
19. Moon Duo’s “When You Cut”
18. Metronomy’s “She Wants”
17. Kurt Vile’s “Society Is My Friend”
16. Black Lips’ “Family Tree”
15. Drive-By Truckers’ “Used to Be a Cop”
14. Blitzen Trapper’s “Love the Way You Walk Away”
13. Fountains of Wayne’s “A Road Song”
12. PJ Harvey’s “The Glorious Land”
11. The Feelies’ “Time Is Right”
10. Vetiver’s “Wonder Why”
9. Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit’s “Codeine”
8. Eleanor Friedberger’s “Inn of the Seventh Ray”
7. Adele’s “Rumor Has It”
6. Atlas Sound’s “Mona Lisa”
5. Girls’ “Vomit”
4. War on Drugs’ “Your Love Is Calling My Name”
3. Wilco’s “Born Alone”
2. NRBQ’s “I’m Satisfied”
1. Wild Flag’s “Romance”

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by Kirsten Ferguson, Nippertown contributor


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  1. Kirsten says

    I probably should have put Eleanor Friedberger’s “I Won’t Fall Apart on You Tonight” on there instead but I always wanted to go to the Inn of the Seventh Ray so…
    From the Fountains of Wayne I should have gone with “Someone’s Gonna Break Your Heart,” especially for the great opening line: “Staring at the sun, with no pants on.”
    And if I were being completely honest, I would have ranked Adele much higher because I’ve heard “Rumor Has It” a zillion times this year and I’m still psyched to hear it.

  2. Greg says

    Yes, it is indeed difficult to deny Adele…

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