Best 50 Songs of 2016

If there is one redeeming quality about the furious train wreck that was 2016, it’s that a lot of good music came out. Here are 3|SP’s picks for the 50 best tracks of 2016:


20. “Hallucinations” – dvsn

This song is great for:

 


19. “Meet You in the Maze” – James Blake

This song is great for sobbing when you lose your mom at Ikea.


18. “Changes” – Charles Bradley

This song is great for adding to the list of covers better than the original songs. Also, for Charles Bradley’s life story.


17. “Caroline” – Animé

This song is great for taking a shot at Donald Trump on Jimmy Fallon. Also, for when you are watching Inglorious Basterds on Netflix and he gives you this look:


16.  Stranger Things Theme

This song is great for:


15. “Security” – Porches

This song is great for being every insurance company’s gd mf ANTHEM.


14. “Same Drugs” – Chance the Rapper

This song is great for when you offer your roommate a Tylenol, and they say, “Nah, I took an Advil.”


13. A 1000 Times” – Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam

This song is great for proving you were the most talented member of Vampire Weekend.


12. “Calling Listening” – Rosemary Fairweather

This song is great for having a real funky bassline.


11. “You’re The One (feat. SYD)” – KAYTRANADA

This song is great for having THE FUNKIEST bassline.