Monday, June 20, 2011

2011 best of Qtr II

What an amazing three months it's been for new music (and new vinyl!).  Of this entire list, only three tracks (#8, 5 and 4) are not currently available on wax.  Six of the tunes were released as part of Record Store Day 2011, and three are vintage trax from the 60s (#17, 13, 11). If the next three months anything like the past three it should be a great summer for new music!
20. "Girl Panic (david lynch remix)" - Duran Duran (RSD)
19.  "Havana Affair" - Red Hot Chili Peppers (RSD)  
18. "Blue Sway (w/richard niles orchestra)" - Paul McCartney
17. "The Girl's Song" - The 5th Dimension
16. "Damby Delight" - High Llamas (RSD)
15. "Richie and Ruben" - Fountains of Wayne
14. "Every Day Is Yours To Win (live sessions)" - R.E.M.
13. "Stop and Think" - The Rascals
12. "Unkind" - Sloan
11. "Prelude/To Claudia on Thursday" - The Millenium
10. "Are We Lovers Or Are We Friends" - Acid House Kings
9. "Rainbows In Gasoline" - Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger (RSD)
8. "Sorry" - The Smithereens
7. "Rope" - Foo Fighters
6. "Make Some Noise" - Beastie Boys (RSD)
5. "Come On Get It" - Lenny Kravitz
4. "What I Heard" - Blondie
3. "Funky But Chic" - New York Dolls
2. "Sad Song" - The Cars (RSD)
1. "Anna Lee (Sweetheart of the Sun)" - The Bangles

note: (RSD) =
Record Store Day release

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