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Pitchfork’s 100 Best Songs of 2018

Pitchfork 100 Best Songs 2018

Pitchfork have been gradually rolling out their ‘Year In Music 2018′ coverage (including the year’s best music videos and music books), and now their list of the 100 best songs of 2018 is here. As usual, there’s stuff from all across the board, including big pop, rap, and R&B stuff like Post Malone, Future, Carly Rae Jepsen, Migos, Beyonce / Jay-Z, Ariana Grande, Cardi B, Lady Gaga / Bradley Cooper, Vince Staples, Drake, Travis Scott, Ella Mai, Troye Sivan, and more; as well as rising rappers like Valee, Sheck Wes, Rico Nasty, Tierra Whack, CupcakKe, JPEGMAFIA, and more; rising indie acts like Miya Folick, MorMor, Empath, Westerman, and more; 2018 indie staples like Low, U.S. Girls, Amen Dunes, Yves Tumor, Tirzah, Camp Cope, Beach House, Kurt Vile, serpentwithfeet, Snail Mail, Lucy Dacus, Soccer Mommy, Let’s Eat Grandma, boygenius, and more; some country from Kacey Musgraves and Pistol Annies; the late Mac Miller and Lil Peep; and still much more. The list has new singles from Sharon Van Etten, Jessica Pratt and Lana Del Rey (from upcoming 2019 albums), and the top three is very interesting: flamenco-pop artist Rosalia‘s “Malamente (Cap.1: Augurio)” at #3, alt-pop vet Robyn‘s “Honey” at #2, and coming at #1 this year is The 1975‘s “Love It If We Made It.”

Check out the full list below and read Pitchfork’s commentary HERE. What do you think of the list?

Pitchfork’s Top 100 Songs of 2018
100) Post Malone – “Rich & Sad”
99) Miya Folick – “Stock Image”
98) Mac Miller – “Swimming”
97) Young Fathers – “In My View”
96) Sharon Van Etten – “Comeback Kid”
95) Frank Ocean – “Moon River”
94) Amber Mark – “Love Me Right”
93) Aphex Twin – “T69 Collapse”
92) Charli XCX – “Track 10”
91) 700 Bliss – “Ring the Alarm”
90) Future – “Hate the Real Me”
89) Carly Rae Jepsen – “Party for One”
88) Azealia Banks – “Anna Wintour”
87) Migos – “Stir Fry”
86) Mount Eerie – “Distortion”
85) Beyoncé / JAY-Z – “APESHIT”
84) Valee – “Vlone”
83) Amen Dunes – “Believe”
82) JPEGMAFIA – “Macaulay Culkin”
81) Lil Peep – “Life Is Beautiful”
80) Nilüfer Yanya – “Thanks 4 Nothing”
79) Ravyn Lenae – “Sticky”
78) Lolina – “The River”
77) Tyler, the Creator – “OKRA”
76) Tirzah – “Devotion” [ft. Coby Sey]
75) Helena Hauff – “Hyper-Intelligent Genetically Enriched Cyborg”
74) Yves Tumor – “Noid”
73) Gunna – “Sold Out Dates” [ft. Lil Baby]
72) Slowthai – “Ladies”
71) Pistol Annies – “Best Years of My Life”
70) Kamasi Washington – “Fists of Fury”
69) Marie Davidson – “Work It”
68) Empress Of – “When I’m With Him”
67) Lizzo – “Boys”
66) serpentwithfeet – “bless ur heart”
65) Ariana Grande – “Sweetener”
64) Kurt Vile – “Loading Zones”
63) Snail Mail – “Heat Wave”
62) Octavian – “Hands”
61) Jeff Tweedy – “Having Been Is No Way to Be”
60) The 1975 – “It’s Not Living (If It’s Not With You)”
59) Arctic Monkeys – “Four Out of Five”
58) MorMor – “Heaven’s Only Wishful”
57) BlocBoy JB – “Look Alive” [ft. Drake]
56) Amen Dunes – “Miki Dora”
55) Yaeji – “One More”
54) Cardi B – “I Do” [ft. SZA]
53) Sheck Wes – “Wanted”
52) Sons of Kemet – “My Queen Is Harriet Tubman”
51) Sandro Perri – “In Another Life”
50) Lucy Dacus – “Night Shift”
49) Low – “Always Trying to Work It Out”
48) Soccer Mommy – “Your Dog”
47) Empath – “The Eye”
46) Kacey Musgraves – “High Horse”
45) Tierra Whack – “Hungry Hippo”
44) Jessica Pratt – “This Time Around”
43) Rico Nasty – “Rage”
42) Mitski – “Geyser”
41) Lady Gaga / Bradley Cooper – “Shallow”
40) Rae Sremmurd – “Powerglide” [ft. Juicy J]
39) Earl Sweatshirt – “December 24”
38) Vince Staples – “FUN!”
37) Lana Del Rey – “Venice Bitch”
36) Yves Tumor – “Lifetime”
35) U.S. Girls – “Rosebud”
34) Blood Orange – “Charcoal Baby”
33) Julia Holter – “I Shall Love 2”
32) Westerman – “Confirmation”
31) Pusha-T – “The Story of Adidon”
30) Janelle Monáe – “Make Me Feel”
29) Let’s Eat Grandma – “Falling Into Me”
28) Peggy Gou – “It Makes You Forget (Itgehane)”
27) Drake – “In My Feelings”
26) Beach House – “Lemon Glow”
25) Camp Cope – “The Opener”
24) Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks – “Middle America”
23) Cardi B – “I Like It” [ft. Bad Bunny and J Balvin]
22) SOPHIE – “Is It Cold in the Water?”
21) Christine and the Queens – “5 dollars”
20) Moses Sumney – “Rank & File”
19) Travis Scott – “Sicko Mode” [ft. Drake]
18) Ella Mai – “Boo’d Up”
17) Troye Sivan – “My My My!”
16) Lonnie Holley – “I Woke Up in a Fucked-Up America”
15) Robyn – “Missing U”
14) Valee – “Womp Womp” [ft. Jeremih]
13) Noname – “Self”
12) boygenius – “Me & My Dog”
11) Kacey Musgraves – “Slow Burn”
10) CupcakKe – “Duck Duck Goose”
9) Mitski – “Nobody”
8) Ariana Grande – “thank u, next”
7) Lil Uzi Vert – “New Patek”
6) Snail Mail – “Pristine”
5) DJ Koze – “Pick Up”
4) Drake – “Nice for What”
3) Rosalía – “Malamente (Cap.1: Augurio)”
2) Robyn – “Honey”
1)The 1975 – “Love It If We Made It”

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