Gavin Shinfield

Kyan Jukebox Festive 50 2008

Alright pop pickers? Not ’arf!

Well, it’s that time of year again, best of 2008 lists abound so I thought I’d put together some of the top tracks to be rocking the Kyan jukebox from this year’s releases and now that Saint John no longer graces our airwaves the top 50 tracks seemed like a fitting tribute to the great man.

So, in no particular order…

  1. Vampire Weekend – Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa
  2. MGMT – Kids
  3. M.I.A. – Paper Planes
  4. Wiley – My Rolex
  5. Foals – Tron
  6. Los Campesinos! – You! Me! Dancing!
  7. Amadou and Miriam – Sabali
  8. Fleet Foxes – White Winter Hymnal
  9. The Long Blondes – The Couples
  10. Elbow – Grounds For Divorce
  11. Okkervil River – Singer Songwriter
  12. Shearwater – Rooks
  13. David Holmes – I Heard Wonders
  14. TV On The Radio – Dancing Choose
  15. Santogold – The Creator
  16. Benga & Coki – Night
  17. Gui Boratto – Beautiful Life
  18. Neon Neon – Belfast
  19. M83 – Graveyard Girl
  20. Sébastien Tellier – Divine
  21. The French Kicks – New Man
  22. Monkey – Peach Blossom Banquet
  23. Beck – Gamma Ray
  24. Lord Skywave – Idyll (Just Like)
  25. The Rubies – Room Wihout a Key
  26. Dizzee Rascal & Calvin Harris – Dance Wiv Me
  27. The Presets – Talk Like That
  28. The Hold Steady – Sequestered In Memphis
  29. Ladyhawke – Back Of The Van (Fred Falke Mix)
  30. The Ting Tings – That’s Not My Name
  31. Bon Iver – Wisconsin
  32. Hot Chip – Made In The Dark
  33. Sia – I Go To Sleep
  34. Portishead – Machine Gun
  35. The Last Shadow Puppets – The Age Of The Understatement
  36. The Black Kids – I’m Not Gonna Teach Him How To Dance With You
  37. Coldplay – Lovers In Japan / Reign Of Love
  38. The Cool Kids – Little Bit Of Gold And A Pager
  39. Mystery Jets – Two Doors Down
  40. Sigur Rós – Inní­ mér syngur vitleysingur
  41. Mr. Scruff – Kalimba
  42. Glasvegas – Daddy’s Gone
  43. J.U.S.T.I.C.E. – DVNO
  44. Cut Copy – Feel The Love
  45. Deastro – Michael, The Lone Archer of the North Shore
  46. Lykke Li – Dance, Dance, Dance
  47. Psapp – The Camel’s Back
  48. Fuck Buttons – Sweet Love for Planet Earth
  49. British Sea Power – Waving Flags
  50. The Raveonettes – Dead Sound

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Comments: 6

Hendrik
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that's my taste in music. thanks for sharing!

Phil
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Wow, we have had a busy Jukebox this year, I wonder what delights we'll be listening to next year?

Romeo
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I think Burial - Archangel is missing off this list. :-)

Gavin
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Burial 'Archangel' was Nov 2007 Pete ;)

http://www.boomkat.com/artist.cfm?a=8884

Romeo
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Ahh apologies. I overlooked the bit that said "from this year’s releases".

Gunawan
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Nice jukebox.. which one is number one, number two ??

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