Ray Ray’s Top Songs of 2017

We’re now only a few short weeks away from the end of another amazing year in the music industry. We ATH kids went all list, all the time this year with a whole bunch of opinions about top albums, top Oceanic albums, top Austin albums and even one about albums you’ve probably never heard of. We like music, we like lists, and we like debating about both lists and music, so deal with it. I’m continuing our insane foray into lists this year end season with my personal Top 25 songs of 2017.

A quick blurb and full list after the jump.

A quick disclaimer: This is my list. No one else on the ATH staff played a role in making these selections, so if you have beef, you’re looking at the guy to argue with. Also, this list was made almost entirely out of top plays on my iTunes which keeps track of things on my phone, at home, and even in the car. The iCloud is pretty sweet. Maybe you’ve heard of it?

I also mad a handy dandy Spotify playlist you can find at the bottom of the post. Be excellent to each other.

In no particular order… Oh wait, alphabetical it is.

1. Alvvays – Dreams Tonite

2. Basement Revolver – Tree Trunks

3. Broken Social Scene – Halfway Home

4. Cayetana – Certain for Miles

5. The Districts – Ordinary Day

6. The Drums – Mirror

7. Frightened Rabbit ft. Julien Baker – How it Gets in

8. Hamilton Leithauser ft. Angel Olsen – Heartstruck (Wild Hunger)

9. Future Islands – Ran

10. Grizzly Bear – Losing all Sense

11. Jesse Marchant – Brightest of Feathers

12. Lo Tom – Overboard

13. The National – The System Only Dreams in Total Darkness

14. The Octopus Project – Wrong Gong

15. The Pains of Being Pure at Heart – Anymore

16. Rainer Maria – Lower Worlds

17. Real Estate – Darling

18. Ryan Adams – Do You Still Love Me?

19. Sam Coffey and The Iron Lungs – Ragnarok

20. Us and Only Us – Full Flower

21. Warm Soda – I Don’t Wanna Grow Up

22. White Reaper – The World’s Best American Band

23. Widowspeak – The Dream

24. Wild Pink – Wizard of Lonliness

25. The Wooden Sky – Black Gold

Wanna fight me?

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