I’m not going to limit myself just because people won’t accept the fact that I can do something else.
— Dolly Parton
The Best of 2008

The Best of 2008

After scrambling 2007's together at the end of the year, in 2008 I kept a running list of what I wanted to add (thank you, iTunes Smart Playlist!). I kinda remember what were the first and last songs on the discs - I reordere them where I could. All that stuff in the middle, though...no idea. Enjoy!

My favorites from 2008:

Disc One:
Overture Patrick Wolf
It's Not Impossible Ben Sollee
Barnacle Goose Born Ruffians
Strawberry Swing Coldplay
Weather To Fly Elbow
Take My Love With You Eli "Paperboy" Reed And The True Loves
Hold It In Jukebox The Ghost
You Are the Best Thing Ray LaMontagne
One Fine Day David Byrne and Brian Eno
Always A Friend Alejandro Escovedo
Little Bit Of Feel Good Jamie Lidell
L.E.S. Artistes (XXXchange Mix) Santogold Feat. Movado
Single Ladies [Put A Ring On It] Beyonce
I Don't Want to Die (In a Hospital) Conor Oberst
Dishwasher Fujiya & Miyagi
Cherry Tulips Headlights
Swing That Tambourine Kristoffer Ragnstam
My Only Offer Mates Of State
Consolers Of The Lonely The Raconteurs
Rise & Shine The Little Ones
Is There a Ghost Band of Horses

Disc Two:
Hummingbird Born Ruffians
Chasing Pavements Adele
The Trees Were Mistaken Andrew Bird
Good Life Andy Davis
I'm Not Gonna Teach Your Boyfriend How to Dance With You Black Kids
Meet Me Here at Dawn Cass McCombs
Wait for Me Jamie Lidell
Supernatural Superserious R.E.M.
Lazy Days Shwayze
Kick Push Lupe Fiasco
Love Story Taylor Swift
Like Humans Do David Byrne
Que Onda Guero Beck
You Get Me Teitur
Disappear The Gabe Dixon Band
Violet Stars Happy Hunting! Janelle Monae
Womanizer Britney Spears
Okay KaiserCartel
Waiting On The Light To Change Matthew Perryman Jones
I'm Leaving You Because I Don't Love You Jens Lekman

Disc Three:
Little Garçon Born Ruffians
Starlings Elbow
Rope of Sand Jamie Lidell
Spiralling Keane
7 Things Miley Cyrus
I Still Care for You Ray LaMontagne
You Wreck Me Tom Petty
Sky Joshua Radin Ft. Ingrid Michaelson
Violet Hill Coldplay
Strange Overtones David Byrne and Brian Eno
To Be Surprised Sondre Lerche
I Will Possess Your Heart Death Cab For Cutie
Oh! Eric Hutchinson
Walk It Out (Remix) DJ Unk Ft. Andre 3000
Superstar Lupe Fiasco ft Matthew Santos
How The Day Sounds Greg Laswell
Say Hey (I Love You) Michael Franti & Spearhead
Hell Squirrel Nut Zippers
Lovin' Arms The Wood Brothers
Lights Out (Diplo's Panda Bear Mix) Santogold

Disc Four:
Transilerator Devotchka
Bigger Than Us Andy Davis
I Need a Life Born Ruffians
Mirrorball Elbow
American Boy Estelle ft. Kanye West
Say John Mayer
10 Dollar M.I.A.
Corona and Lime Shwayze
Shut Up and Let Me Go The Ting Tings
NYC-Gone, Gone Conor Oberst
Multiply Jamie Lidell
Hell No Sondre Lerche & Regina Spektor
Ghettochip Malfunction (Hell Yes) Beck
Romeo And Juliet The Killers
Let Them Ring The Bells The Little Ones
More Time Needtobreathe
Dance With Me The Old 97s
Hideaway The Weepies
I Gotta Move Ben Kweller
Shine David Gray
Hiphopopotamus Vs. Rhymenoceros Flight of the Conchords

Disc Five:
You Don't Know Me (feat. Regina Spektor) Ben Folds
Badonkadonkey Born Ruffians
Lovers In Japan / Reign Of Love Coldplay
Game for Fools Jamie Lidell
No Air Jordin Sparks & Chris Brown
Sex On Fire Kings of Leon
Hey Me, Hey Mama Ray LaMontagne
When Did Your Heart Go Missing? Rooney
Be Careful (What You Want) Wild Sweet Orange
Grounds For Divorce Elbow
XR2 M.I.A.
The Weight of Her Butch Walker
The Ice Is Getting Thinner Death Cab For Cutie
Not A Crime Gogol Bordello
Dig, Lazarus, Dig Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
The Mercury Craze Subtle
The Jeopardy of Contentment What Made Milwaukee Famous
Club Thing Yoav
Nightmare Works Teitur

Disc Six:
Hedonistic Me Born Ruffians
Where D'You Go? Jamie Lidell
She Moves In Her Own Way The Kooks
Falling In Love At a Coffee Shop Landon Pigg
If I Never See Your Face Again Maroon 5 feat. Rihanna
Don't Be Shy Shwayze
Life During Wartime Talking Heads
Sea of Love Cat Power
The Night Starts Here Stars
Iko Iko The Dixie Cups
Great DJ The Ting Tings
Orphans Beck
It's Alright Dar Williams
All Over Now Eric Hutchinson
Meadowlarks Fleet Foxes
My Favorite Nothing Janelle Monae
Eve, The Apple Of My Eye Bell X1
Long Division Slow Runner
Lost Coastlines Okkervil River
Be Ok Ingrid Michaelson
The Box Johnny Flynn & The Sussex Wit
Bowie Flight of the Conchords

Being Owen Wilson

Being Owen Wilson

Five Alive!

Five Alive!