Top 20 Tracks of 2016

Some of these weren’t released in 2016, but I first encountered them this year. And now I recommend them to you, counting down to my favorite:

lnzndrf

 

20.

Beneath the Black Sea

LNZNDRF

(from LNZNDRF, 2016)

 

 

 

skeleton-tree

19.

Rings of Saturn

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

(from Skeleton Tree, 2016)

 

 

the-spoils

 

18.

Devil Take You

Zola Jesus

(from The Spoils, 2009)

 

 

 

return-to-the-moon

17.

Sad Case

EL VY

(from Return to the Moon, 2015)

 

 

 

post-pop-depression

 

16.

Gardenia

Iggy Pop

(from Post Pop Depression, 2016)

 

 

 

pain-is-beauty

15.

Feral Love

Chelsea Wolfe

(from Pain is Beauty, 2013)

 

 

a-moon-shaped-pool

 

14.

Decks Dark

Radiohead

(from A Moon Shaped Pool [review], 2016)

 

 

 

return-to-the-moon

13.

Happiness, Missouri

EL VY

(from Return to the Moon, 2015)

 

 

 

summer-sessions-vol-1

 

12.

Red Sun in June

Causa Sui

(from Summer Sessions, Vol. 1)

 

 

 

exo

 

11.

ET Oasis

Monomyth

(from Exo [review], 2016)

 

 

 

honeymoon

 

10.

The Blackest Day

Lana Del Rey

(from Honeymoon, 2015)

 

 

 

day-of-the-dead

 

9.

Morning Dew

The National

(from Day of the Dead, 2016)

 

 

 

the-miraculous

 

8.

Stranger

Anna von Hausswolff

(from The Miraculous, 2015)

 

 

 

passerby

 

7.

Tangled Heart

Luluc

(from Passerby, 2014)

 

 

 

the-miraculous

6.

Discovery

Anna von Hausswolff

(from The Miraculous, 2015)

 

 

 

ceremony

 

5.

Mountains Crave

Anna von Hausswolff

(from Ceremony [review], 2013)

 

 

circumambulation

 

4.

Four Teeth

True Widow

(from Circumambulation, 2013)

 

 

 

plaza

 

3.

Roller

Quilt

(from Plaza, 2016)

 

 

ceremony

 

2.

Ocean

Anna von Hausswolff

(from Ceremony [review], 2013)

 

 

honeymoon

 

1.

Terrence Loves You

Lana Del Rey

(from Honeymoon, 2015)

 

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