The Soundtrack to my Life in 2009

28 Dec

Music has had a profound effect in my life and this past year especially.

Here is my playlist for 2009

Album of the Year: Tim and Sam’s Tim and the Sam Band : House by the Sea  (Twitter @timandsam )

Music Video of the Year: Uh Huh HerExplode

Artists In Alphabetical Order:

Adam Green – Dance with me

Alanis Morissette- Madness

Alicia Keys- Empire State of Mind II

Alex & Sam – See You Through

Alexi Murdoch – Breathe

Alphabeat -Fascination

Amanda Jenssen– Come On

Angus & Julia Stone – Paper Aeroplane

Anja Harteros – Laudate Dominum – Dresden Adventskonzert ’08

Anjulie – Boom

Annie Sela – Heart

Anthony Hamilton – Do You Feel Me

Aron Wright – Song For the Waiting

Arrested Development – Miracles

Ashtar Command– Blister of the Spotlight

Augustana – Boston

Bat For Lashes – Moon And Moon

Bloc Party – Biko

blue roses – Doubtful comforts

Bob Schneider – Gold in the Sunset

Bossa’n’Roses- Paradise City

Brakesbrakesbrakes– Oh! Forever

Brett Dennen – Darling Do Not Fear

Cake – Nugget

Chris Garneau– Black and Blue

Cold War Kids – Against Privacy

Correatown/// Angela Cor -All The World (I Tell Myself

Dan Cray Trio-That Old Black Magic

Dan Finnerty and The Dan Band–  Candy Shop

Danny Elfman – Introduction (Titles)

David Byrne – Glass Concrete and Stone

David Sardy featuring Liela Moss – Giant

Dead Milkmen – Bitchin’ Camaro

Deb Talan – Two Points

Deedee and Phillip- New York Girl

Deee-Lite – Groove Is In The Heart

Dinah Washington – Is You Is Or Is You Ain’t My Baby

Dirty Projectors – Stillness Is The Move

edward sharpe & the magnetic zeros – HOME

Eels – Marie Floating Over the Backyard

Elizabeth & the Catapult – Race You

emancipator – With Rainy Eyes

Esperanza Spalding – Precious

Explosions In The Sky – Your Hand In Mine (w/Strings)

Farryl Purkiss – Better Days

Feist – Mushaboom

Florence and the Machine – Kiss With A Fist

Gary Jules – Mad World

Glee – Don’t Stop Believin’

Gold Guns Girls – Metric

Golden State – All Roads Lead Home

Gossip – Keeping You Alive

Great Lake Swimmers – Your Rocky Spin

Guy Clark – Hank Williams Said It Best

Harvey Danger– Flagpole sitta

Hazy Malaze–  Hooking Up & Checkin In

Hotpipes – The Future Is Where We Belong

Immoor – Bows And Arrows

Iron and Wine – Such Great Heights

Ituana – Waiting in Vain

Jamie Lidell – Multiply

Jay-Z – Empire State of Mind (feat. Alicia Keys)

Jessica Penner – Here Comes The Sunshine

Jose Gonzalez – Heartbeats

Joshua James – My Confessionary Hymn

Julieta Venegas – Ilusion (Julieta Venegas y Marisa Monte)

Juliette Commagére – The Big Middle

Junkie XL Feat. Eletrocute- Mad Pursuit

Just Jack – Embers

Kaci Battaglia – Crazy Possessive

Kate Earl – Can’t Treat Me That Waye Cover

Kate Nash– Dickhead

Katie Costello -I Can’t Fix Us Two

Kendall Payne – Scratch

Keri Noble – Red Wine Til Daylight

Kings of LeonSex is on Fire

Kish Mauve– ‘Modern Love

Kristoffer Ragnstam – Swing That Tambourine

KT Tunstall – Suddenly I See

La Valse d’Amelie

Lady & Bird – Run In The Morning Sun

Ladyhawke – Paris is Burning – Paris Senflamme MixPeter Bjorn & John – Young Folks

Landon Pigg – Falling In Love At A Coffee Shop

Laura Izibor – Shine

Laura Marling – Ghosts

LCD soundsystem-new york i love you but your bringing me down

Lemar – Lullaby

Lissy Trullie – Ready 4 The Floor

Lucie Silvas – What Your Made Of

M83 – Too Late

Madeleine Peyroux – The Summer Wind

Madita – Deep Dow

Maria Taylor – Speak Easy

Martha & The Vandellas– (Love is Like a) Heatwave

Mates of State – My Only Offer

Matt Hires – Out Of The Dark

Matthew Perryman Jones – Out of the Shadows

Melanie Fiona– Somebody Come Get Me

Merz – Butterfly

Metric – Blindness

MGMT – Kids

Michelle Featherstone – Coffee & Cigarettes

Miike Snow– Plastic Jungle

Mirah – Gone Are The Days

Monsters Of Folk – Temazcal

Mozella – Manhattan

Music for a Nurse –Oceansiz

Nappy Roots – Good Day

Sara Bareilles – Love Song

Nick Drake-One of These Things First

Nellie McKay – David

Nikka Costa – Funkier Than A Mosquito’s Tweeter

Noisettes – Don’t Give Up

Nous Non Plus – Fille Atomique

Nouvelle Vague – Blue Monday

Olivia Broadfield – Scrub

Orchestra [Orchestra] – The Rumble

Orchestra of the Rome Opera – The Barber of Seville

Paloma Faith – New York

Phoenix – 1901

Pixie Lott – The Way The World Works

Pixies– Debaser

Primal Scream – Some Velvet Morning

Priscilla Ahn – Dream

Quitzow– Art College

Rachael Cantu – Make A Name For Me and You

Rachael Yamagata – Sunday Afternoon

Ray Lamontagne Hold you in my Arms

Roisin Murphy – Ramalama

Romeo Void – I Might Like You Better (If We Slept Together)

Rosie Thomas – Farewell

Sara Haze – Beautiful Day

Shane Koyczan – Beethoven

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings– stranded in your love

Shiny Toy Guns – Ricochet

Sia – Buttons

Smoke City – with you

St. Vincent – Marrow

Stellastarr* – Love And Longing

Strangeloves – I Want Candy

Sufjan Stevens – Amazing Grace

the Apples in stereo – Radiation

The Broken Remotes – Canyon Girl

The Dead Weather – I Cut Like a Buffalo

The Decemberists – The Engine Driver

The Dils– I hate the rich

The Dirty Secrets – White Lies

the Disco Biscuits – Home Again

The Ditty Bops – Sugar and Spice

The Five Stairsteps – Ooh Child

The Fray- Heartless Cover

The Killers – Read My Mind

The Metros – Sexual Riot

the Nylons Up On The Roof

The Pierces – Boring

The Rapture – Whoo! Alright – Yeah… Uh Huh

The Republic Tigers – Fight Song

The Roots – How I Got Over

The Rosebuds – You Better Get Ready

The Script – Man Who Can’t Be Move

The Section Quartet – Black Hole Sun

the Sound of Arrows – Ice cream shout version

The Stranglers – Golden Brown

The Teenagers – Feeling Better

The Temper Trap – Sweet Disposition

The Ting Tings- Traffic Light

The Veronicas – Take Me On The Floor

The Voluntary Butler Scheme – Multiplayer

The Weepies – Safe as Houses

The Zutons – Valerie

Thunder Power – Why Don’t You Go Take a Hike

Tilly and the Wall – Pot Kettle Black

Tony Kus

Traildriver – I Want You Now

Veda Brown – Living a Life Without Love

Whiskeytown – A Song For You

Will.I.Am – It’s a New Day

William Bell & Texas – Private Number

Yes – Sweetness

Zoe Keating – Zoe Keating at La Boule Noire

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