My Favorite Songs of 2009

Every year since the beginning of time (or, 2007 and 2008), I’ve compiled a list of my favorite songs that I bought on iTunes that year. I purchased 126 songs in 2009. These are my favorites.

My top 4 are the first four, and the rest are in no particular order. The Heartless Bastards is my band of the year.

  1. Song in D (Mock Orange)
  2. Velvet (The Big Pink)
  3. Fumble (Architecture in Helsinki)
  4. Into the Open (Heartless Bastards)
  5. I’m Your Boogie Man (KC & The Sunshine Band)
  6. Joker and the Thief (Wolfmother)
  7. Right Round (Flo Rida)
  8. When the Levee Breaks (Led Zeppelin)
  9. All My Friends (LCD Soundsystem)
  10. I Gotta Feeling (Black Eyed Peas)
  11. I Don’t Want to Let You Go (Weezer)
  12. Home (Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros)
  13. Sweet Disposition (The Temper Trap)
  14. Daylight (Matt & Kim)
  15. Empty (Ray LaMontagne)
  16. Ragged Wood (Fleet Foxes)
  17. Gray (Heartless Bastards)
  18. Came a Long Way (Heartless Bastards)

What were your favorite songs of 2009? The vast majority of my songs are recommended to me or are from commercials, movies, and TV shows.