Amy’s Top50 Songs of 2014

It’s that time of the year again~

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If you missed my 2014 Music Highlights~

As always~ same rules apply. Songs released in 2014 are eligible (usually no new versions or covers), one song per artist… and I’m unsure I’ve done this before, but there’s a one song per album rule too. That made it really difficult because I’ve been listening to a lot of compilations and soundtracks this year. There may be exceptions, songs that were dropped as singles before (and I wasn’t aware of them), but had been released in an studio album this year.

This time around the order of my list turned out to be different than I expected it. Three songs battled it out to my Top-rated-Most-played, but only ONE made it… because I decided to make it cerebral with a Google Sheet mathematical rating. LOL I rated elements such as lyrics, rhythm, melody, instrumentalization and voice. I don’t know if this method worked, but it certainly made making the list a LOT easier than I remember it being.

Biases are always present, as well as new discoveries and old favorites.

This is a list heavy on YouTube/Xiami links. I will try to have (almost complete) playlists for your easy listening pleasure.

50. creephyp (クリープハイプ) – 180 Yen Love (百八円の恋)

Well, thank you, Sakura Ando. [Xiami]

49. Milk@Coffee (牛奶@咖啡) – Young Conviction (信仰年轻)

[Xiami]

48. Galantis – You

47. Taylor Swift – Shake it Off [1]

I’m sorry, I couldn’t escape Taylor Swift… it’s just so damn catchy and silly.

46. Chen Hui-Ting (陳惠婷) – The Freak Show

[Xiami]

45. Skrillex featuring Diplo, G-Dragon & CL – Dirty Vibe [YouTube][Xiami]

44. The Black Keys – Fever [1]

43. John Park – U [1]

42. Eminem & Sia – Guts Over Fear [YouTube][Xiami]

41. Gummy – Be Happy Now (지금 행복하세요) [YouTube][Xiami]

amy

YAM Magazine editor, photographer, blogger, translator and part-time web designer. Film junkie, music junkie… and lately series (a.k.a. TV) junkie.

6 Responses

  1. Rodrigo says:

    No use of Real Estate’s “Had To Hear”? :(

    For Black Keys, I prefer “Weight of Love”.

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