Top 897 Songs From the Past 15 Years Countdown

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WTMD Listeners’ Top 897 Songs, 2003-2018

1. Brandi Carlile – The Story

2. Hozier – Take Me To Church

3. Courtney Barnett – Avant Gardener

4. Nathaniel Rateliff And The Night Sweats – S.O.B.

5. The Alabama Shakes – Hold On

6. Florence + The Machine – Dog Days Are Over

7. Future Islands – Seasons (Waiting On You)

8. Edward Sharpe And The Magnetic Zeros – Home

9. Gotye – Somebody that I Used To Know (Ft. Kimbra)

10. The White Stripes – Seven Nation Army

11. David Bowie – Lazarus

12. Adele – Chasing Pavements

13. Of Monsters And Men – Little Talks

14. Lukas Nelson And Promise Of The Real – Find Yourself

15. Death Cab For Cutie – Soul Meets Body

16. First Aid Kit – My Silver Lining

17. Vampire Weekend – A-Punk

18. Alvvays – Marry Me, Archie

19. Dawes – A Little Bit Of Everything

20. Amy Winehouse – Valerie

21. Caitlin Rose – Shanghai Cigarettes

22. Wye Oak – Civilian

23. Old Crow Medicine Show – Wagon Wheel

24. Maggie Rogers – Alaska

25. The Avett Brothers – I And Love And You

26. Lake Street Dive – Bad Self Portraits

27. The Killers – Mr. Brightside

28. Wilco – Impossible Germany

29. The Postal Service – Such Great Heights

30. Modest Mouse – Float On

31. The Civil Wars – The One That Got Away

32. Valerie June – Got Soul

33. Alice Merton – No Roots

34. Franz Ferdinand – Take Me Out

35. Kurt Vile and Courtney Barnett – Over Everything

36. My Morning Jacket – One Big Holiday

37. The War On Drugs – Pain

38. MGMT – Time To Pretend

39. Portugal. The Man – Feel It Still

40. Vance Joy – Riptide

41. Elbow – Grounds For Divorce

42. Andy Bopp – Shadow

43. Bon Iver – Skinny Love

44. Van Hunt – Dust

45. Shakey Graves – Dearly Departed

46. Snail Mail – Thinning

47. The War And Treaty – Hi Ho

48. Chicano Batman – Friendship Is A Small Boat In A Storm

49. David Byrne and St. Vincent – Who

50. Fleet Foxes – White Winter Hymnal

51. Leon Bridges – Smooth Sailin’

52. Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings – Stranger To My Happiness

53. Foster The People – Pumped Up Kicks

54. John Legend – Save Room

55. Gorillaz – Feel Good Inc.

56. Lake Street Dive – Good Kisser

57. Songhoy Blues  – Soubour

58. Band Of Horses – Laredo

59. Death Cab For Cutie – I Will Follow You Into The Dark

60. Father John Misty – I’m Writing A Novel

61. Alabama Shakes – Gimme All Your Love

62. Charles Bradley – No Time For Dreaming

63. Brett Dennen – Sydney (I’ll Come Running)

64. J. Roddy Walston And The Business – Heavy Bells

65. Arcade Fire – The Suburbs

66. Rubblebucket – Came Out Of A Lady

67. Mumford And Sons – The Cave

68. Brooks Long And The Mad Dog No Good – Got Soul

69. Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Maps

70. TV On The Radio – Wolf Like Me

71. The Record Company – Off The Ground

72. Animal Collective – My Girls

73. Scissor Sisters – Take Your Mama

74. Dawes – When My Time Comes

75. Dr. Dog – Shadow People

76. Michael Nau – Love Survive

77. Bruce Hornsby – Gonna Be Some Changes Made

78. The Marcus King Band – Rita Is Gone

79. Ho Hey – The Lumineers

80. Arcade Fire – Wake Up

81. Alt-J – Breezeblocks

82. The Jayhawks – Save It For A Rainy Day

83. Frazey Ford – September Fields

84. Death Cab For Cutie – I Will Possess Your Heart

85. The Flaming Lips – The Yeah Yeah Yeah Song

86. The Black Keys – The Lonely Boy

87. The National – The System Only Dreams In Total Darkness

88. MGMT – Electric Feel

89. Paolo Nutini – New Shoes

90. Feist – 1234

91. Stornoway – Zorbing

92. The Revivalists – Wish I Knew You

93. The Avett Brothers – Die Die Die

94. Leon Bridges – Coming Home

95. Gnarls Barkley – Crazy

96. Outcalls – No King

97. Coldplay – Clocks

98. Michael Franti and Spearhead – Say Hey (I Love You)

99. Houndmouth – Sedona

100. Amy Winehouse – Rehab

101. Radiohead – Bodysnatchers

102. Arcade Fire – Keep The Car Running

103. The Black Keys – Gold On The Ceiling

104. David Gray – Stella The Artist

105. Adele – Rolling In The Deep

106. Dawes – Things Happen

107. Super City – Artificial Sin

108. The Lone Bellow – Take My Love

109. Citizen Cope – Son’s Gonna Rise

110. Moon Taxi – Morocco

111. Cris Jacobs Band – Be My Stars

112. Gomez – See The World

113. Junip – Your Life Your Call

114. David Byrne and Brian Eno – Strange Overtones

115. Lorde – Royals

116. Gary Clark, Jr. – Bright Lights

117. Hozier – From Eden

118. Bon Iver – Holocene

119. Mayer Hawthorne – The Walk

120. Butch Walker – The Weight of Her

121. KT Tunstall – Black Horse and the Cherry Tree

122. The National – Bloodbuzz ohio

123. Amy Winehouse – You Know I’m No Good

124. Sturgill Simpson – Brace For Impact (Live A Little)

125. Jenny Lewis – Acid Tongue

126. Fitz and the Tantrums – MoneyGrabber

127. Mumford and Sons – I Will Wait

128. Valerie June – Astral Plane

129. St. Paul and the Broken Bones – Call Me

130. Feist – I Feel It All

131. Band of Horses – The Funeral

132. The Record Company – Rita Mae Young

133. Jack Johnson – The Horizon Has Been Defeated

134. Leonard Cohen – You Want It Darker

135. Modest Mouse – Dashboard

136. 7Horse – Meth Lab Zoso Sticker

137. David Bowie – Blackstar

138. Death Cab For Cutie – Black Sun

139. The National – Don’t Swallow the Cap

140. Chicano Batman – Freedom Is Free

141. Arcade Fire – Reflektor

142. The Avett Brothers – Live and Die

143. Corinne Bailey Rae – The Blackest Lily

144. Father John Misty – Chateau Lobby #4

145. Amy Winehouse – Back to Black

146. Saint Motel – My Type

147. Belle and Sebastian – Step Into My Office, Baby

148. Florence + The Machine – Shake It Out

149. Dawes – From A Window Seat

150. Pocket Bells – What It Feels Like

151. Matt Costa – Witchcraft

152. Fleet Foxes – Helplessness Blues

153. Yo La Tengo – Ohm

154. Justin Townes Earle – Harlem River Blues

155. LP – Night Like This

156. Peter, Bjorn, and John – Young Folks

157. The Revivalists – Keep Going

158. The Black Keys – Fever

159. The Lumineers – Stubborn Love

160. The Shins – Phantom Limb

161. The Ravonettes – Love in a Trashcan

162. St. Vincent – Los Ageless

163. U2 – Vertigo

164. Spoon – The Underdog

165. Brett Dennen – Comeback Kid

166. Adele – Someone Like You

167. The Hold Steady – Sequestered in Memphis

168. Jake Bugg – Me and You

169. Coldplay  – Viva La Vida

170. Tedeschi Trucks Band – Midnight in Harlem

171. J . Roddy Walston and the Business – Don’t Break the Needle

172. The Decemberists – The Crane Wife 3

173. Iron and Wine – Me and Lazarus

174. Father John Misty – Real Love Baby

175. The Mavericks – Come Unto Me

176. Bright Eyes – The First Day of My Life

177. Foxygen – Follow the Leader

178. Robert Plant and Alison Krauss – Gone Gone Gone

179. Grizzly Bear – Two Weeks

180. Keane – Sovereign Light Cafe

181. Beach House – Myth

182. Jukebox the Ghost – Hold It In

183. Rogue Wave – California Bride

184. Ray LaMontagne – Three More Days

185. Chrissie Hynde – Dark Sunglasses

186. Dr. Dog – That Old Black Hole

187. The Temper Trap – Sweet Disposition

188. Iggy Pop – Gardenia

189. Nada Surf – Always Love

190. Cage the Elephant – Ain’t No Rest for the Wicked

191. Courtney Barnett – Pedestrian at Best

192. Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings – 100 Days, 100 Nights

193. Eric Lindell – Lay Back Down

194. Langhorne Slim – The Way We Move

195. Vampire Weekend – Diane Young

196. Miike Snow – Animal

197. Tennis – Origins

198. The Avett Brothers – True Sadness

199. Best Coast – Feeling OK

200. Ray LaMontagne – Trouble

201. Aaron Lee Tasjan – Little Movies

202. Robert Plant And Alison Krauss – Fortune Teller

203. Beck – Think I’m In Love

204. Arcade Fire – Ready to Start

205. OutKast – Hey Ya!

206. The Lumineers – Ophelia

207. Radiohead – Weird Fishes/Arpeggi

208. Erin McKeown – The Jailer

209. Mike Doughty – 27 Jennifers

210. Valerie June – Pushin Against A Stone

211. Cold War Kids – Hang Me Up to Dry

212. The Black Keys – I Got Mine

213. Phoenix – 1901

214. Dan Deacon – Feel The Lightning

215. Boy and Bear – Three Headed Woman

216. Andy Bopp – Push and Pull

217. Regina Spektor – Fidelity

218. J. Roddy Walston and the Business – The Wanting

219. The Bravery – An Honest Mistake

220. Death Cab For Cutie – Cath…

221. James Maddock – Driving Around

222. Margaret Glaspy – Emotions and Math

223. Thomas Wynn and the Believers – Wade Waist Deep

224. JD McPherson – North Side Gal

225. Johnny Cash – Hurt

226. Interpol – Pioneer to the Falls

227. Snail Mail – Heatwave

228. ALO – Speed of Dreams

229. Tedeschi Trucks Band – Anyhow

230. Michael Franti and Spearhead – Sound of Sunshine

231. Super City – Find You

232. The New Pornographers – High Ticket Attractions

233. The Jayhawks – Quiet Corners and Empty Spaces

234. Band of Horses – Dilly

235. Joseph – White Flag

236. Amos Lee – Windows Are Rolled Down

237. San Fermin – Emily

238. Rubblebucket – Carousel Ride

239. Wild Cub – Thunder Clatter

240. Air – So Light Is Her Footfall

241. John Murry – Southern Sky

242. Grace Potter and the Nocturnals – Paris (Oh La La)

243. Beck – Dear Life

244. Bright Eyes – Four Winds

245. Passenger – Let Her Go

246. Skribe – Common Ground

247. Elle King – Ex’s and Oh’s

248. Milo Greene – 1957

249. Kathleen Edwards – Back to Me

250. Sufjan Stevens – Chicago

251. Citizen Cope – Sideways

252. Lake Street Dive – You Go Down Smooth

253. The White Stripes – Icky Thump

254. Bell X-1 – The Great Defector

255. Jake Bugg – Lightning Bolt

256. George Ezra – Budapest

257. A.C. Newman – Encyclopedia of Classic Takedowns

258. The Marcus King Band – Ain’t Nothin’ Wrong With That

259. Daft Punk – Get Lucky

260. Nicole Atkins – Maybe Tonight

261. Brandi Carlile – Wherever Is Your Heart

262. Heartless Bastards – Parted Ways

263. Rilo Kiley – Portions for Foxes

264. Civil Wars – Barton Hollow

265. The Barr Brothers – Half Crazy

266. Aimee Mann – Going Through the Motions

267. Ledges – Safe Bay

268. Arcade Fire – Power Out

269. Jack Johnson – Good People

270. Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes – That’s What’s Up

271. David Wax Museum – Guesthouse

272. Karl Blau – Fallin’ Rain

273. Simple Song – The Shins

274. Serpents – Sharon Van Etten

275. 7Horse – Low Fuel Drug Run

276. Spoon – Do You

277. The Lone Bellow – You Never Need Nobody

278. Sarah Jarosz – Annabelle Lee

279. Modest Mouse – Missed The Boat

280. The Ting Tings – That’s Not My Name

281. Nada Surf – Enjoy The Silence

282. Florence + The Machine – Kiss With A Fist

283. Good Old War – Coney Island

284. Great American Canyon Band – Crash

285. Adele – Rumour Has It

286. The Devil Makes Three – Stranger

287. Rachael Yamagata – Worn Me Down

288. Portugal. The Man – Live In The Moment

289. James Blake – Retrograde

290. Lake Street Dive – Call Off Your Dogs

291. My Morning Jacket – Golden

292. The Record Company – Life To Fix

293. Josh Ritter – Kathleen

294. Allen Stone – Sleep

295. Wye Oak – Logic of Color

296. The Black Keys – Tighten Up

297. Barns Courtney – Fire

298. White Denim – Pretty Green

299. Raphael Saadiq – Heart Attack

300. The Amazing – Ambulance

301. K’Naan – Wavin’ Flag

302. Fantastic Negrito – The Duffler

303. The War On Drugs – Under The Pressure

304. Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes – Man On Fire

305. Cat Power – Free

306. Frank Turner – The Next Storm

307. Wolf Alice – Don’t Delete The Kisses

308. Ryan Adams – Burning Photographs

309. Blue Rodeo – Arizona Dust

310. Wilco – Handshake Drugs

311. TV On The Radio – Golden Age

312. The Alternate Routes – Time Is A Runaway

313. Dr. Dog – Heart It Races

314. Spoon – Do I Have To Talk You Into It

315. Kaiser Chiefs – Coming Home

316. Neko Case – This Tornado Loves You

317. Matt Duke – Sex And Reruns

318. The Boxer Rebellion – Big Ideas

319. The Decemberists – Valerie Plame

320. Future Islands – RAN

321. Brett Dennen – Make You Crazy (Feat. Femi Kuti)

322. The Avener – Fade Out Lines (Feat. Phoebe Kildeer)

323. Carbon Leaf – Life Less Ordinary

324. Flo Morrissey and Matthew E. White – Look At What The Light Did Now

325. Camera Obscura – Lloyd, I’m Ready To Be Heartbroken

326. The White Stripes – Rag And Bone

327. Eddie Vedder – Hard Sun

328. The Barr Brothers – Love Ain’t Enough

329. Frightened Rabbit – Swim Until You Can’t See Land

330. Los Lobos – Burn It Down

331. Bon Iver – For Emma

332. Erika Wennerstrom – Twisted Highway

333. Andrew Bird – Eyeoneye

334. Electric Guest – This Head I Hold

335. Israel Nash – LA Lately

336. Phoebe Bridgers – Motion Sickness

337. The Raconteurs – Steady, As She Goes

338. Noah And The Whale – 5 Years Time

339. Lauren Ruth Ward – Sideways

340. Radiohead – Reckoner

341. The Bridge – Big Wheel

342. Eleanor Friedberger – Roosevelt Island

343. Alt-J – Left Hand Free

344. Bob Dylan – Duquesne Whistle

345. The Thrills – Big Sur

346. Thao And The Get Down Stay Down – Bag Of Hammers

347. Jarekus Singleton – I Refuse To Lose

348. Old 97s – Dance With Me

349. BORNS – 10,000 Emerald  Pools

350. Jason Isbel – 24 Frames

351. Jesse Malin – Mona Lisa

352. The Wild Feathers – The Ceiling

353. Beirut – Santa Fe

354. Josh Ritter – Getting Ready To Get Down

355. Ingrid Michaelson – Be OK

356. Ray LaMontagne And The Pariah Dogs – Beg Steal Or Borrow

357. Alvvays – Plimsoll Punks

358. Phosphorescent – Song For Zula

359. Alabama Shakes – Don’t Wanna Fight

360. Beck – Strange Apparition

361.  Bell X1 – Eve, The Apple Of My Eye

362. The Decemberists – This Is Why We Fight

363. The War And Treaty – Healing Tide

364. Kyle Craft – Pentecost

365. Ezra Furman – Love You So Bad

366. Scars On 45 – Give Me Something

367. Django Django – Default

368. Cults – Go Outside

369. Parker Millsap – Fine Line

370. Mindy Smith – Come To Jesus

371. Calexico – Two Silver Trees

372. Whitney – No Matter Where We Go

373. The Bird And The Bee – Again And Again

374. Eric Hutchinson – Watching You Watch Him

375. Lucinda Williams – Righteously

376. Beach House – Zebra

377. Andrew Bird – Capsized

378. Polica – Tiff

379. Chuck Prophet – You Did

380. Jessica Lea Mayfield – Sorry Is Gone

381. JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound – I Am Trying To Break Your Heart

382. Elliot Smith – Pretty (Ugly Before)

383. Jet – Rollover DJ

384. Ron Gallo – Young Lady, You’re Scaring Me

385. Subdudes – Papa Dukie And The Mud People

386. The Guggenheim Grotto – Her Beautiful Ideas

387. The New Pornographers – Crash Years

388. Delta Spirit – California

389. Metric – Help I’m Alive

390. Portugal. The Man – People Say

391. Willie Nile – Cell Phones Ringing (In The Pockets Of the Dead)

392. Look Park – Aeroplane

393. Haim – The Wire

394. Citizen Cope – Hurricane Waters

395. My Morning Jacket – Circuital

396. Grace Potter and the Nocturnals – Ah Mary

397. Spanish Gold – Out On The Street

398. Villagers – Nothing Arrived

399. Pearl Jam – Just Breath

400. Hoots and Hellmouth – You And All Of Us

401. Broken Social Scene – Sentimental X’s

402. Sylvan Esso – Coffee

403. Gary Clark Jr. – Don’t Owe You A Thang

404. Tedeschi Trucks Band – Bound For Glory

405. David Byrne – Everybody’s Coming To My House

406. Mike Doughty – Light Will Keep Your Heart Beating In The Future

407. Animal Collective – FloriDada

408. Kings of Leon – California Waiting

409. Bloc Party – Banquet

410. Cold War Kids – Miracle Mile

411. Damnwells – Sleepsinging

412. The New Basement Tapes – Nothing To It

413. Sallie Ford – Coulda Been

414. Alabama Shakes – Hang Loose

415. Lily Allen – Smile

416. The Rosebuds – In My Teeth

417. Santigold – L.E.S. Artistes

418. Old 97s – Good With God (ft. Brandi Carlile)

419. Johnny Marr – Easy Money

420. Calexico – Not Even Stevie Nicks

421. The Head And The Heart – Lost In My Mind

422. Dave Matthews Band – American Baby

423. Bettye LaVette – Things have Changed

424. Alt-J – In Cold Blood

425. White Denim – Drug

426. Andy Bopp – Runnin’ Up That Hill

427. Lana Del Rey – Video Games

428. Band Of Horses – Is There A Ghost

429. Valerie June- Workin’ Woman Blues

430. Ray LaMontagne – You Are The Best Thing

431. Richard Thompson – All Buttoned Up

432. Lord Huron – World Ender

433. The Felice Brothers – Penn Station

434. Dr. Dog – My Old Ways

435. Hugo – Bread And Butter

436. Tom Principato – Don’t Wanna  Do It

437. EL VY – Return To The Moon

438. Regina Spektor – Laughing With

439. Minus The Bear – My Time

440. Jenny Lewis – Rise Up With Fists!!

441. The Mavericks – Brand New Day

442. Ryan Adams – Goodnight Rose

443. U2 – City of Blinding Lights

444. Gillian Welch – Look At Miss Ohio

445. Paulo Nutini – Let Me Down Easy

446. Alejandro Escovedo – Sister Lost Soul

447. Adia Victoria – Dead Eyes

448. The XX – Chained

449. Miike Snow – Genghis Khan

450. Jose Gonzalez – Heartbeats

451. Coconut Records – West Coast

452. Manchester Orchestra – The Gold

453. Laura Marling – False Hope

454. Cold War Kids – Hospital Beds

455. Drive-By Truckers – The Righteous Path

456. The Lone Bellow – Then Came The Morning

457. Carbon Leaf – What About Everything

458. Elastic Bond – Find A Way

459. Kavoossi – Trip And Fall

460. Dar Williams – Echoes

461. Outer Spaces – Words

462. Alexi Murdoch – All My Days

463. Andrew Bird – Pulaski At Night

464. Black Dub – I Believe In You

465. Jim James – Here In Spirit

466. TV On The Radio – Happy idiot

467. Elle King – Under The Influence

468. The Alternate Routes – Carry Me Home

469. Nick Waterhouse – Katchi

470. Ron Sexsmith – All In Good Time

471. Suzanne Vega – Frank And Ava

472. Rayland Baxter – Yellow Eyes

473. Nathaniel Rateliff And The Night Sweats – I Need Never Get Old

474. Courtney Barnett – Dead Fox

475. R.E.M. – Supernatural Superserious

476. Jackie Greene – Honey I’ve Been Thinking About You

477. Charlie Mars – Listen to the Darkside

478. Modest Mouse – Lampshades On Fire

479. Kings Of Leon – Sex On Fire

480. Motopony – King Of Diamonds

481. Radiohead – Lotus Flower

482. The Strokes – Under Cover Of Darkness

483. The Saint Johns – Testifier

484. Ruen Brothers – All My Shades Are Blue

485. The Lonely Wild – Snow

486. Hollis Brown – Run Right To You

487. Danielia Cotton – Testify

488. Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers – U Get Me High

489. Guster – Careful

490. Ivan and Alyosha – Running For Cover

491. Atlas Genius – Trojans

492. Bahamas – All The Time

493. Lucinda Williams – Buttercup

494. Los Lonely Boys – Heaven

495. Goldspot – The Border Line

496. Kurt Vile – Pretty Pimpin

497. Lydia Loveless – Really Wanna See You

498. Kate Nash – Foundations

499. Beth Orton -Call Me The Breeze

500. The New Pornographers – Myriada Harbour

501. Sinead O’Connor – Downpressor Man

502. Keane – Somewhere Only We Know

503. The National – Fake Empire

504. Rogue Wave – Lake Michigan

505. BORNS – Electric Love

506. Dan Deacon – True Thrush

507. The Airborne Toxic Event – Sometime Around Midnight

508. Tune Yards – Water Fountain

509. Jesse Malin – Swinging Man

510. Levon Helm – When I Go Away

511. Kopecky Family Band – Are You Listening

512. My Morning Jacket – I’m Amazed

513. fun. – We Are Young

514. Vampire Weekend – Horchata

515. Victoria Vox – Supermoon

516. Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite – I Don’t Believe A Word You Say

517. Nikki Lane – Jackpot

518. Steve Earle – The Revolution Starts Now

519. Lissie – Best Days

520. John Butler Trio – Better Than

521. Rainbow Kitten Surprise – Fever Pitch

522. Iron And Wine – Tree By The River

523. Cris Jacobs Band – Dragonfly

524. Treetop Flyers – Things Will Change

525. Sara Bareilles – Love Song

526. John Hiatt – Adios To California

527. Wild Child – Back And Forth

528. Sam Roberts Band – We’re All In This Together

529. Chuck Prophet – Summertime Thing

530. Roky Erickson and Okkerville River – Good Bye Sweet Dreems

531. Spoon – Inside Out

532. Sufjan Stevens – Jacksonville

533. Margaret Glaspy – You And I

534. The New Pornographers – White Out Conditions

535. John Mayer – Who Says

536. The James Hunter Six – (Baby) Hold On

537. Marah – A Melody of Rain

538. Albert Hammond Jr. – 101

539. Steve Gunn – Ancient Jules

540. The Weakerthans – Civil Twilight

541. The Felice Brothers – Plunder

542. John Doe – The Golden State

543. Tift Merritt – Good Hearted Man

544. City And Colour – Fragile Bird

545. Hozier – Work Song

546. Tame Impala – Elephant

547. Outcalls – Keep Falling Over

548. Nickel Creek – Hayloft

549. San Fermin – No Devil

550. Hey Marseilles – West Coast

551. Japandroids – Near To The Wild Heart Of Life

552. LCD Soundsystem – North American Scum

553. Shame – One Riszla

554. Airpark – All The Time

555. ZZ Ward – Put The Gun Down

556. Bosley – Sharpshooter

557. TV On The Radio – Second Song

558. Great American Canyon Band – Lost At Sea

559. Asgeir – King And Cross

560. Foster The People – Coming Of Age

561. Peter Bjorn And John – Nothing To Worry About

562. Lucinda Williams – Real Live Bleeding Fingers And Broken Guitar Strings

563. Fly Golden Eagle – Tangible Intangible

564. Tedeschi Trucks Band – Part Of Me

565. The Lushpockets – Park And Ride It

566. Joe Pug – The Great Despiser

567. King Khan and the Shrines – Born To Die

568. Robert Francis – Heroin Lovers

569. Dar Williams – It’s Alright

570. Sea Wolf – You’re A Wolf

571. Jack White – Sixteen Saltines

572. Yael Naim – New Soul

573. Sia – Breathe Me

574. The Amazing – Flashlight

575. Hurray For The Riff Raff – Hungry Ghost

576. Travis – Moving

577. Seinabo Sey – Hard Time

578. Mavis Staples – Action

579. Lana Del Rey – West Coast

580. The Herd of Main Street – Never Look Back

581. Rodriguez – Sugar Man

582. Scars of 45 – Heart On Fire

583. Teenage Fanclub – I’m In Love

584. The Tontons – Golden

585. Radiation City – Foreign Bodies

586. City and Color – Thirst

587. Hiss Golden Messenger – Biloxi

588. The Dismemberment Plan – Daddy Was A Real Good Dancer

589. TheDecemberists – Sons And Daughters

590. Greensky Bluegrass – Windshield

591. Julian Velard – Do It Alone

592. Blind Pilot – We Are The Tide

593. Yuna – Live Your Life

594. Bobby Bazini – C’est La Vie

595. The Morning Benders – All Day Day Light

596. KT Tunstall – Suddenly I See

597. Thao And The Get Down Stay Down – We The Commo

598. Emiliana Torrini – Jungle Drum

599. Pickwick – Hacienda Motel

600. Spoon – Hot Thoughts

601. LP – No Witness

602. Belle and Sebastian – Sukie In The Graveyard

603. The Districts – 4th and Roebling

604. Kings of Convenience – Boat Behind

605. Anderson East – All On My Mind

606. Mat Kearney – Closer to Love

607. Okkervil River – Rider

608. Twin Peaks – Blue Coupe

609. Anders Osborne – Life Don’t Last That Long

610. Bosley – Are We In Love

611. Ryan Adams – Lucky Now

612. Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – Beat The Devil’s Tattoo

613. Camera Obscura – French Navy

614. Gomez – How We Operate

615. The Last Shadow Puppets – Miracle Aligner

616. Elizabeth and the Catapult  – Taller Children

617. Wilco – If I Ever Was A Child

618. Moon Taxi – Two High

619. Broken Bells – Holding On For Life

620. Sara Jaffe – Clementine

621. Loretta Lynn – Portland, Oregon (ft. Jack White)

622. Mark Knopfler – This Is Us (ft. Emmylou Harris)

623. Snakes – Preaching To The Choir

624. Nellie Pearl – Live Die

625. tUnE-yArDs – Heart Attack

626. Mudcrutch – Scare Easy

627. Graffiti6 – Free

628. Animal Years – Caroline

629. JJ Grey and Mofro – Orange Blossom

630. Dr. John – Revolution

631. Dum Dum Girls – Bedroom Eyes

632. Nickel Eye – Brandy of the Damned

633. Carroll – Alligator

634. Citizen Cope – Brother Lee

635. The Wind And The Wave – It’s A Longer Road To California Than I Thought

636. Little Comets – Jennifer

637. Mount Moriah – Lament

638. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!!

639. Tift Merritt – Broken

640. Booker T. Jones ft. Yim Yames – Progress

641. Neil Finn – Flying In The Face Of Love

642. DRGN King – Holy Ghost

643. Jamie Cullum – All At Sea

644. Max Frost – White Lies

645. Hamilton Leithauser – Alexandra

646. Ben Folds Five – Do It Anyway

647. Mavis Staples – Wrote A Song For Everyone

648. Matt Costa – Mr. Pitiful

649. Jade Bird – Uh Huh

650. Curtis Harding – On And On

651. Thrushes – Salt And Stone

652. Ben Lee – What’s So Bad About Feeling Good?

653. Spoon – I Summon You

654. Trombone Shorty – Do To Me

655. Boy And Bear – Southern Sun

656. Bonnie Raitt – Used To Rule The World

657. Carbon/Silicon – The News

658. Marc Broussard – Home

659. Norah Jones – Happy Pills

660. Foals – Total Life Forever

661. Absofacto – Dissolve

662. Wilco – Dawned On Me

663. Sun Kil Moon – Among The Leaves

664. Coldplay – Magic

665. Joshua James – Coal War

666. Langhorne Slim And The Law – Spirit Moves

667. Rayland Baxter – Casanova

668. The Knife – Heartbeats

669. Pete Yorn and Scarlett Johansson – Relator

670. Snow Patrol – Called Out In The Dark

671. Great Lake Swimmers – Pulling On A Line

672. Grizzly Bear – Yet Again

673. June Star – He’s Alright

674. Deer Tick – The Dream’s In The Ditch

675. Kopecky Family Band – Heartbeat

676. Medeleine Peyroux – You Can’t Do Me

677. Glen Hansard – Roll On Slow

678. The Kooks – She Moves In Her Own Way

679. Ben Harper – Better Way

680. Them Animals – Moving Pictures

681. Susto – Waves

682. Chris Cornell – Nearly Forgot My Broken Heart

683. Ben Folds Five – Landed

684. Justin Currie – A Man With Nothing To Do

685. Marlon Williams – Vampire Again

686. The Nightwatchmen – Black Spartacus Heart Attack Machine

687. Matt Hutchison – The Faster You Go

688. The Walkmen – Heaven

689. Us And Us Only – Lawn

690. LP – Into The Wild

691. My Morning Jacket – Compound Fracture

692. Kings Go Forth – High On Your Love

693. Joseph Arthur – Saint of Impossible Causes

694. Zee Avi – Bitter Heart

695. Her Fantastic Cats – Vexed

696. Yo La Tengo – Black Flowers

697. We Are Augustines – Chapel Song

698. J.J. Cale/Eric Clapton – Roll On

699. Kula Shaker – Let Love Be (With You)

700. Future Islands – Long Flight

701. Fountains of Wayne – Someone’s Gonna Break Your Heart

702. Over The Rhine – The King Knows How

703. Lower Dens – To Die In L.A.

704. Joseph – SOS (Overboard)

705. Ben Kweller – Sundress

706. Reuben And The Dark – Devil’s Time

707. Maggie Rogers – On + Off

708. Stereophonics – Maybe Tomorrow

709. JD McPherson – Fire Bug

710. Stone Senate – Lazy River

711. The Dunwells – I Could Be A King

712. Ingrid Michaelson – Girls Chase Boys

713. Kat Edmonson – Avion

714. Diego Garcia – Sunnier Days

715. Elvis Costello And The Roots – Walk Us Uptown

716. Paul Simon – Wristband

717. Ximena Sarinana – Different

718. The Wallflowers – Reboot The Mission

719. Black Joe Lewis And The Honey Bears – Sugarfoot

720. Umphrey’s McGee – In The Kitchen

721. Foals – Inhaler

722. The Duke Spirit – Love Is An Unfamiliar Name

723. Givers – Saw You First

724. Sam Roberts Band – The Last Crusade

725. Paul McCartney – Come On To Me

726. Belly – Shiny One

727. Paul Weller – Saturns Pattern

728. Sallie Ford and the Sound Outside – They Told Me

729. Los Lonely Boys – Senorita

730. Phoenix – Entertainment

731. Lianne La Havas – What You Don’t Do

732. Muddy Magnolias – Devil’s Teeth

733. The Chemical Brothers – Wide Open (Ft. Beck)

734. Matt Pond PA – So Much Trouble

735. Alternate Routes – Nothing More

736. Surfer Blood – Demon Dance

737. Jessica Lea Mayfield – I Wanna Love You

738. Puss N Boots – Don’t Know What It Means

739. Raindeer – Bad Things

740. Richard Ashcroft – These People

741. Neko Case – People Got A Lotta Nerve

742. Dennis Lloyd – Nevermind

743. Sharon Van Etten – Takng Chances

744. Sunbathers – Glory

745. The Happen-Ins – Baby

746. Brian Fallon – Forget Me Not

747. Fractal Cat – Have I Lost My Way

748. One Eskimo – Amazing

749. Kississippi – Cut Your Teeth

750. The Family Crest – Never Gonna Stop

751. Old 97s – Perfume

752. Great Lake Swimmers – Easy Come, Easy Go

753. Superchunk – Digging For Something

754. Man Man – Head On

755. Dr. Dog – Bring My Baby Back

756. Seratones – Don’t Need It

757. Starsailor – Silence is Easy

758. The Rolling Stones – Doom And Gloom

759. The Districts – Ordinary Day

760. St. Vincent – Digital Witness

761. Trampled By Turtles – Codeine

762. Tom Petty – Keep A Little Soul

763. Phosphorescent – Ride On/Right On

764. Gov’t Mule – Slackjaw Jezebel

765. Ha Ha Tonka – Race to the Bottom

766. Kings of Leon – Red Morning Light

767. Sun Club – Summer Feet

768. HIPPO CAMPUS – Suicide Saturday

769. James McCartney – Unicorn

770. Surf Harp – Leather

771. Tied Pony – Dead American Writers

772. Cayucas – High School Lover

773. MyKey – Monsters In The Dark

774. River Matthews – Sunshine

775. The Molochs – You And Me

776. Benjamin Booker – Violent Shiver

777. Pure Bathing Culture – Pray For Rain

778. War On Drugs – Baby Missiles

779. Au Pair – In Every Window

780. Mondo Cozmo – Shine

781. Ra Ra Riot – Water

782. Martin Sexton – Happy

783. Legends of Et Cetera – Give Up The Ghost

784. Drive By Truckers – Carl Perkins’ Cadillac

785. Ed Schrader’s Music Beat – Dunce

786. Kaiser Chiefs – Ruby

787. Fiona Apple – Get Him Back

788. Little Green Cars – Harper Lee

789. DeVotchKa – Til The End Of Time

790. Truth and Salvage Co. – Call Back

791. T.T. Tucker – Barely Alive in Baltimore

792. Hard Working Americans – Down To The Well

793. Ty Segal – Alta

794. Frightened Rabbit – The Woodpile

795. Tegan and Sara – Walking With A Ghost

796. Widespread Panic – Up All Night

797. Freelance Whales – Hannah

798. Matisyahu – King Without A Crown

799. Company of Thieves – Oscar Wilde

800. For You Too – Yo La Tengo

801. Low Cut Connie – Beverly

802. Caleb Stine/Saleem – Baltimore

803. Elton John and Leon Russell – If It Wasn’t For Bad

804. Flight of the Conchords – Business Time

805. Lucy Dacus – Addictions

806. Wing Dam – Dig

807. Sloan – Unkind

808. Boy And Bear – Walk The Wire

809. Kaleo – All The Pretty Girls

810. Bernhoft – Come Around

811. Arctic Monkeys – Four Out Of Five

812. Rodrigo y Gabriela – Tamacun

813. The Gaslight Anthem – Here Comes My Man

814. Benjy Ferree

815. case/lang/veirs – Best Kept Secret

816. Old Man Brown – The Funky Grind

817. Zutons – Pressure Point

818. San Cisco – Awkward

819. Queens of the Stone Age – The Way You Used To Do

820. Boheme – Blind Spot

821. Telekinesis – Power Lines

822. Galactic – Into The Deep (ft. Macy Gray)

823. Mr. Chocolate – Wes Montgomery

824. Pops Staples – Somebody Is Watching

825. Waxahatchee – Silver

826. of Montreal – Fugitive Air

827. Little Green Cars – The John Wayne

828. Los Lobos – Made To Break Your Heart

829. Silversun Pickups – Panic Switch

830. Midlake – Roscoe

831. Robyn Hitchcock – I Want To Tell You About What I Want

832. Matt and Kim – Daylight

833. Bob Schneider – 40 Dogs (Like Romeo and Juliet)

834. The Jack Moves – Seasons Change

835. Mike McFadden – Heart On Heart

836. The White Stripes – The Denial Twist

837. The Wood Brothers – Happiness Jones

838. Robert Randolph And The Family Band – Aint Nothing Wrong With That

839. Lissie – In Sleep

840. Broken Bells – The High Road

841. Jonny – Candyfloss

842. Loma – Relay Runner

843. Letitia VanSant and the Bonafides – Rising Tide

844. Blue Merle – Burning In The Sun

845. Fyfe Dangerfield – She Needs Me

846. Kathleen Edwards – The Cheapest Key

847. JR JR – Gone

848. John Butler Trio – Only One

849. Shovels and Rope – Hail Hail

850. Tokyo Bay – Nick Lowe

851. Celebration – Walk On

852. The Sleepy Jackson – Good Dancers

853. The Wild Reeds – Only Songs

854. Kurt Deemer Band – Fire Escape

855. Family Of The Year – St. Croix

856. Rufus Wainwright – Out Of The Game

857. Chris Stamey – Universe Sized Arms

858. Ryan Adams – Two

859. The Hold Steady – Stuck Between Two Stations

860. Natalie Prass – Bird Of Prey

861. Mikaela Davis – Other Lover

862. Brendan Benson – A Whole Lot Better

863. Real Estate – Stained Glass

864. Dylan LeBlanc – Cautionary Tale

865. We Are Scientists – After Hours

866. Clap Your Hands Say Yeah – Over And Over Again

867. Beth Hart – Bang Bang Boom Boom

868. War On Drugs – Red Eyes

869. The White Stripes – Hardest Button To Button

870. Delta Spirit – Trashcan

871. Trigger Hippy – Rise Up Singing

872. Guster – Satellite

873. Fruit Bat – You’re Too Weird

874. Beck – Girl

875. The Outdoor Type – On My Mind

876. Lafayette Gilchrist – Assume The Position

877. Imelda May – Inside Out

878. Augie March – One Crowded Hour

879. The Weeks – Brother In The Night

880. Ozomatli – Can’t Stop

881. Jack Johnson – Breakdown

882. M. Ward – Never Had Nobody Like You

883. JJ Grey And Mofro  – 99 Shades of Crazy

884. Bat For Lashes – Daniel

885. Sam Smith – Stay With Me

886. Ben Harper – With My Own Two Hands

887. Wilco – You And I

888. St. Paul and the Broken Bones – Half The City

889. Craig Finn – Maggie I’ve Been Searching For Our Son

890. Bronze Radio Return – Shake Shake Shake

891. Company of Thieves – Pressure

892. Local Natives – Airplanes

893. Thom Yorke – The Eraser

894. Afghan Whigs – Demon in Profile

895. Eels – Trouble With Dreams

896. Shovels And Rope – I Know

897. Autumn Defense – This Thing That I’ve Found

WTMD Staff Picks: Top 15 Songs, 2003-2018

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