100 songs that made my decade awesome (recap!)

Recapping the top 100+ songs that made my decade awesome. This was a great decade to fall in love with music, great music. This is the comprehensive list of the top 100+ songs that made my decade awesome. And to think that my mom insists to keep Bloodhound Gang’s “The Bad Touch” on her iPod Nano.

Check out tunes and videos from every year here!

2000
Belle and Sebastian- Nice Day for a Sulk- Fold Your Hands Child
Cursive- The Radiator Hums- Domestica
David Gray- Babylon- White Ladder
Death Cab For Cutie- Photobooth- The Forbidden love EP
Dispatch- Whirlwind- Bang Bang
Elliot Smith- Somebody I used to Know- Figure 8
Micrphones- Sand (Eric’s Trip)- It Was Hot, We Stayed in the Water
Mirah- Engine Heart- You Think Its Like This But Its Really Like This
Modest Mouse- Gravity Rides Everything- The Moon and Antarctica
The New Pornographers- To Wild Homes- Mass Romantic
Yo La Tengo- You Can Have It All- And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside-Out

2001
American Analog Set- The Postman- Know by Heart
Ash- Shining Light- Know By Heart
Brand New- Last Change to Loose Your Keys- Your Favorite Weapon
Daft Punk- Digital Love- Discovery
Dashboard Confessional- The Places You Have Come to Fear The Most- The Places You Have Come to Fear The Most
Gomez- Devil Will Ride Liquid Skin
Pinback- Penelope- Blue Screen Life
Rilo Kiley- Wires and Waves- Take-offs and Landings
The Strokes- Someday- Is This It
!!!- Feel Good Hit of the Fall- !!!
Ben Kweller- How It Should Be (Sha Sha)-Sha Sha

2002
Bright Eyes- Bowl of Oranges- Lifted or the Story Is In the Soil, Keep Your Ear to the Ground
Broken Social Scene- Anthems for a Seventeen-year-old Girl- You Forgot it in People
Devendra Banhart- Michigan State- Oh Me Oh My
The Flaming Lips- Ego Tripping at the Gates of Hell- Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots
Frou Frou- Let Go- Details
Hot Hot Heat- Get In or Get Out- Make Up the Bedroom
Octopus Project- Marshall Examines His Carcass- Identification Parade
Rilo Kiley- With Arms Outstretched- The Execution of All Things
Something Corporate- I Woke Up in a Car- Leaving Through the Window
Iron and Wine- Upward Over The Mountain- The Creek Drank The Cradle
Wilco- Heavy Metal Drummer- Yankee Foxtrot Hotel

2003
Belle and Sebastian- Piazza, New York Cather- Dear Catastrophe Waitress
Dashboard Confessional- Swiss Army Romance- Swiss Army Romance
Death Cab For Cutie- The Sound of Settling- Transatlanticism
The Go Team!- Jr. Kickstart- Jr. Kickstart EP
Mates of State- Whiner’s Bio- Team Boo
Metric- Combat Baby- Old World Underground, Where Are You Now?
The Postal Service- Brand New Colony- Give Up
Regina Spektor- Us- Soviet Kitsch
The Shins- Kissing The Lipless- Chutes Too Narrow
Sufjan Stevens- All Good Naysayers, Speak Up!- Greetings from Michigan: The Great Lake State
Yeah Yeah Yeahs- Maps- Fever To Tell

2004
Apostle of Hustle- Dark Is What I Want/ Strutters Ball- Folkloric Feel
The Arcade Fire- Haiti- Funeral
Architecture in Helsinki- The Owls Go- Fingers Crossed
Chin Up Chin Up- I Hope for Tumbleweeds- We Should Have Never Lived Like We Were Skyscrapers
Fiery Furnaces- Chris Michaels- Blueberry Boat
French Kicks- Was It a Crime- The Trial of a Century
JoAnna Newsome- Bridges and Balloons- The Milk-Eyed Mender
Modest Mouse- The Good Times Are Killing Me- Good News For People Who Love Bad News
Rogue Wave- Postage Stamp World- Out of the Shadow
Stars- Your Ex-Lover Is Dead- Set Yourself on Fire
Tilly & The Wall- Fell Down The Stairs- Wild Like Children
The Unicorns- Emasculate The Masculine -The Unicorns: 2014
Wolf Parade- Dear Sons and Daughters of Hungry Ghosts- Wolf Parade EP

2005
Amestory- In the Back Of The House- Amestory
Andrew Bird-Tables and Chairs- Andrew Bird and the Mysterious Production of Eggs
Beck -Girl- Guero
Bloc Party- This Modern Love- Silent Alarm
The Books- Smells Like Content- Lost and Safe
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah- The Skin of My Yellow Country Teeth- Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
The Decemberists- On the Bus Mall- Picaresque
Hot Hot Heat- You Owe Me an IOU- Elevator
Metric- The Police and the Private- Live It Out
The New Pornographers- Three or Four- Twin Cinema
Shout Out Louds- The Comeback- Howl Howl Gaff Gaff

2006
Astronautilus- Skeleton (Everybody’s Favorite)- The Mighty Ocean & Nine Dark Theaters
The Avett Brothers- Talk on Indolence- Four Thieves Gone
The Blow- Parenthesis- Paper Television
Chad VanGaalen- Burn 2 Ash- Skelliconnection
Dark Side of the Cop- Shaky Little Rules- Dark Side of the Cop
Field Music- You’re So Pretty- Field Music
Islands- Don’t Call Me Whitney, Bobby- Return to Sea
LCD Soundsystem- All My Friends- Sound of Silver
Margot and the Nuclear So-n-Sos-Vampires in Blue Dresses- The Dust of the Retreat
Maritime- Parade of Punk Rock T-shirts- We, The Vehicles
Phoenix- Long Distance Call- Its Never Been Like That

2007
Apostle of Hustle- Cheap Like Sebastien- The National Anthem of Nowehere
Arctic Monkeys- Florescent Adolescent- Favourite Worst Nightmare
Broken Social Scene Presents Kevin Drew- Safety Bricks- Spirit If…
Dr. Dog- The Way Lazy Do- We All Belong
Feist- 1234- The Remainder
Field Music- In Context- Tones of Town
Fionn Reagan- The Underwater Typewriter- The End of History
Kate Nash- Foundations- Made of Bricks
The Octopus Project- Bees Bein’ Struggling’- Hello Avalanche
Peter Bjorn and John- Young Folks- Writer’s Block
St. Vincent- Marry Me- Marry Me

2008
Bon Iver- Skinny Love- For Emma, Forever Ago
Cloud Cult- Journey of the Featherless- Feel Good Ghosts
Coldplay- Strawberry Swing- Vida La Vida
Daredevil Christopher Wright- The East Coast- EP
Foals- Balloons- Antidotes
Los Campesinos!- You! Me! Dancing!- Hold On Now Youngster
Mates of State- Great Dane- Re-Arrange Us
RaRaRiot- Too Too Too Fast- The Rhumb Line
The Sea and the Cake- Weekend- Car Alarm
Tokyo Police Club- In A Cave- Elephant Shell
Vampire Weekend- A-Punk- Vampire Weekend

2009
Animal Collective- My Girls- Merriweather Post Pavilion
Dirty Projectors- No Intention- Bitte Orca
Felix- Death To Everyone But Us- You Are The One I Pick
Grizzly Bear- Two Weeks- Veckatimest
Here We Go Magic- Fangela- Here We Go Magic
Matt & Kim- Daylight- Grand
Passion Pit- Sleepyhead- Chunk of Change EP
Regina Spektor- Folding Chair- Far
Thao- Know Better Learn Faster- Know Better Learn Faster
XX- Islands- XX
Yacht- Psychic City- Psychic City

2010
Broken Social Scene– Texico Bitches- Forgivness Rock Record
Dirty Projectors & Bjork– On And Ever Onward- Mount Wittenberg Orca
Foster The People– Pumped Up Kicks- (single)
Harlem– Friendly Ghost- Hippies
LCD Soundsystem– Dance Yrself Clean- This is Happening
Meligrove Band- Bones Attack!- Shimmering Lights
Morning Benders– Excuses- Big Echo
Sleigh Bells– Tell Em- Treats
The Drums– Let’s Go Surfing- The Drums
The Provincial Archive- Guided by Sundogs- Maybe We Could Be Holy

Check out tunes and videos from every year here!

-Shiloh

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