my 20 favorite singles of 2008

I love me some list making. So here's the first of many...well, a few. OK, at least two.

My 20 favorite singles of the year...with videos!

[20] Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!!

[19] The B-52's - Juliet of the Spirits

[18] Pop Levi - Dita Dimone

[17] Neon Neon - I Lust U

[16] The Saturdays - Up

[can't embed the official video, but it's out there]

[15] Hercules & Love Affair - Blind

[14] The Music - Strength In Numbers

[again, no official version embedding but here's a live version]

[13] Van She - Changes

[12] Ladyhawke - Dusk Till Dawn

[11] The Breeders - We're Gonna Rise

[there wasn't an official video, but here's a nice fan one]

[10] The Whip - Blackout

[09] The Ting Tings - Great DJ

[08] Hot Chip - Ready For The Floor

[07] Elbow - The Bones Of You

[once again, no official embedding etc, but trust me you should go watch it because it's beautiful...but here's the Abbey Road version anyways because it is also pretty fantastic]

[06] The Kills - Cheap and Cheerful

[05] Kaiser Chiefs - Never Miss A Beat

[lots of embedding disabled this year...so here's a live version on Later...]

[04] Annie - Songs Remind Me Of You / Song Reminds Me Of You

[technically not a single, but SO FUCKING GOOD. Shame the album is in limbo...]

[03] Lorraine - When I Return To The World
[umm...so this one isn't on youtube anymore. :( So umm...here's the video for 'Transatlantic Flight', which is 2 years old and not quite as good but it apparently will have to do.]

[02] Parralox - We Believe In Electric Love
[grrr, another one not there...so here's a live version of the almost as good 'I Fell In Love With A Drum Machine' instead - what a title! - instead]

[01] Alphabeat - Boyfriend

[hands fucking down]

Albums to come.

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