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Best of 2012: Songs of the year

Kris K. Coe, Reverb contributor

1. fun., “Some Nights”

2. The Shins, “Simple Song”
3. Frank Ocean, “Thinkin Bout You”
4. Fiona Apple, “Every Single Night”
5. Dwight Yoakam, “A Heart Like Mine”
6. Jack White, “Sixteen Saltines”
7. Rihanna, “Diamonds”
8. Bat For Lashes, “Laura”
9. Father John Misty, “Hollywood Forever Cemetery Sings”
10. Tennis, “Origins”

John Hendrickson, Reverb contributor

1. Santigold, “Disparate Youth”

2. Tame Impala, “Mind Mischief”
3. Bruno Mars, “Locked Out Of Heaven”
4. Divine Fits, “Baby Get Worse”
5. The Walkmen, “The Witch”
6. The Soft Pack, “Saratoga”
7. Sharon Van Etten, “All I Can”
8. Azealia Banks, “1991”
9. Thee Oh Sees, “Wax Face”
10. The Fresh & Onlys, “Dream Girls”

Mike Long, Reverb contributor

1. Asteroid Galaxy Tour, “Heart Attack”

2. The Shins, “It’s Only Life”
3. Santigold, “Disparate Youth”
4. Howler, “Back Of Your Neck”
5. The Maccabees, “Pelicans”
6. Raveonettes, “Sinking With The Sun”
7. Tame Impala, “Feels Like We Only Go Backwards”
8. Trailer Trash Tracys, “Dies In 55”
9. Shearwater, “Dread Sovereign”
10. the xx, “Swept Away”

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