FT50: Songs of 2009

bestof2009cover_songsWe have to start this list off with a disclaimer.  We have three writers, all with different tastes, so the list should reflect that a little bit.  Also, these are our opinions, and by no means, are they meant to be seen as an “end all be all” to the question of what were the best songs of 2009.  That being said, we like our list quite a bit.  Sure, it’s got some expected numbers at the top, but the rest of the list is genius.  We’ve got some of the songs streaming for you, and the rest take you straight to youtube.  Follow the jump for full list.

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New Thao And The Get Down Stay Down

thaoAfter the critical and blogger success of their 2008 album We Brave Bee Stings and All San Fran band Thao and The Get Down Stay Down are back with new material for 2009.  Their new album will be release on October 13th via Kill Rock Stars and will be named Know Better, Learn Faster.  Here’s a first taste of that new album with title track “Know Better Learn Faster”.  Your thoughts?

[audio: http://austintownhall.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/Thao-With-The-Get-Down-Stay-Down-Know-Better-Learn-Faster.mp3]

Download: Thao With The Get Down Stay Down – Know Better Learn Faster [MP3]