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Pitchfork’s 100 Best Songs of 2017

Pitchfork 2017 songs

Pitchfork have been gradually rolling out year-end coverage, and today they published their list of the 100 best songs of 2017. Kendrick Lamar appears on the list four times, including at #2 for “DNA.”… can you guess who beats him for #1? Lorde and SZA are both there twice, including at #3 and #4 for “Green Light” and “Love Galore,” respectively. The list also has smaller indie stuff like Charly Bliss, Downtown Boys, Vagabon, Julien Baker, Jay Som, (Sandy) Alex G, Sheer Mag, Girlpool, Julie Byrne, and Priests, some electronic representation from Jlin, Kelly Lee Owens and Arca, and other things like Mount Eerie‘s “Real Death,” Lana Del Rey‘s “Love,” Paramore‘s “Hard Times,” Jorja Smith‘s “On My Mind,” Sampha‘s “Sampha – (No One Knows Me) Like the Piano,” Kelela‘s “LMK,” and still tons of others. Check out their full list below, and read commentary HERE.

Pitchfork’s 100 Best Songs of 2017
100. Maggie Rogers – On + Off
99. Kamaiyah – Build You Up
98. Charly Bliss – Percolator
97. DJ Khaled – Wild Thoughts [ft. Rihanna and Bryson Tiller]
96. Yo Gotti – Rake It Up [ft. Nicki Minaj]
95. Downtown Boys – A Wall
94. Vagabon – The Embers
93. Big Shaq – Man’s Not Hot
92. Jessie Ware – Midnight
91. CCFX – The One to Wait
90. J Balvin / Willy William – Mi Gente [ft. Beyoncé] (Remix)
89. Dirty Projectors – Little Bubble
88. Hurray for the Riff Raff – Pa’lante
87. Harry Styles – Sign of the Times
86. Baths – Dream Daddy
85. Missy Elliott – I’m Better [ft. Lamb]
84. Broken Social Scene – Hug of Thunder
83. Playboi Carti – Location
82. Zola Jesus – Siphon
81. The National – The System Only Dreams in Total Darkness
80. Moses Sumney – Quarrel
79. The Black Madonna – He Is the Voice I Hear
78. The xx – On Hold
77. Stormzy – Big for Your Boots
76. Kelly Lee Owens – Anxi. [ft. Jenny Hval]
75. 21 Savage – Back Account
74. SahBabii – Pull Up Wit Ah Stick [ft. Loso Loaded]
73. (Sandy) Alex G – Bobby
72. Haim – Want You Back
71. Perfume Genius – Die 4 You
70. J Hus – Did You See
69. Brian Eno / Kevin Shields – Only Once Away My Son
68. Oneohtrix Point Never – The Pure and the Damned [ft. Iggy Pop]
67. BROCKHAMPTON – GUMMY
66. Vince Staples – BagBak
65. Sheer Mag – Need to Feel Your Love
64. Nilüfer Yanya – Golden Cage
63. Julien Baker – Turn Out the Lights
62. French Montana – Unforgettable [ft. Swae Lee]
61. Girlpool – 123
60. Mount Kimbie – Marilyn [ft. Micachu]
59. Julie Byrne – Natural Blue
58. Kendrick Lamar – LOYALTY. [ft. Rihanna]
57. Father John Misty – Total Entertainment Forever
56. King Krule – Czech One
55. Four Tet – Planet
54. Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith – An Intention
53. Kehlani – Undercover
52. Future – Incredible
51. Paramore – Hard Times
50. Thundercat – Show You the Way [ft. Michael McDonald and Kenny Loggins]
49. Big Thief – Mythological Beauty
48, Selena Gomez – Bad Liar
47. GoldLink – Crew [ft. Brent Faiyaz and Shy Glizzy]
46. Slowdive – Star Roving
45. Perfume Genius – Slip Away
44. Fever Ray – To the Moon and Back
43. Jay Som – The Bus Song
42. Lorde – The Louvre
41. Priests – Nothing Feels Natural
40. Tyler, the Creator – 911/Mr. Lonely [ft. Frank Ocean and Steve Lacy]
39. Kendrick Lamar – LOVE. [ft. Zacari]
38. Charlotte Gainsbourg – Deadly Valentine
37. Ibeyi – Deathless [ft. Kamasi Washington]
36. Moses Sumney – Doomed
35. Jorja Smith – On My Mind
34. LCD Soundsystem – How Do You Sleep?
33. Frank Ocean – Biking [ft. JAY-Z and Tyler, the Creator]
32. Jlin – Nyakinyua Rise
31. Vince Staples – Big Fish
30. Carly Rae Jepsen – Cut to the Feeling
29. Kamasi Washington – Truth
28. Lana Del Rey – Love
27. Sampha – (No One Knows Me) Like the Piano
26. Kelela – LMK
25. Arca – Desafio
24. St. Vincent – New York
23. Yaeji – Drink I’m SIppin On
22. SZA – The Weekend
21. Migos – T-Shirt
20. Calvin Harris – [ft. Frank Ocean and Migos]
19. Fever Ray – IDK About You
18. Nilüfer Yanya – Baby Luv
17. The War on Drugs – Thinking of a Place
16. Playboi Carti – Magnolia
15. Bjork – The Gate
14. Mount Eerie – Real Death
13. JAY-Z – The Story of O.J.
12. Drake – Passionfruit
11. Kendrick Lamar – HUMBLE.
10. Charli XCX – Boys
9. Kelela – Frontline
8. Future – Mask Off
7. King Krule – Dum Surfer
6. Frank Ocean – Chanel
5. Lil Uzi Vert – XO TOUR Llif3
4. SZA – Love Galore [ft. Travis Scott]
3. Lorde – Green Light
2. Kendrick Lamar – DNA.
1. Cardi B – Bodak Yellow

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