Featuring Kanye West to Friendly Fires...
Gigwise
13:29 8th December 2011

This week we've been revealing our round-ups of the year including Best Album Covers and the Worst, Gigwise today reveals its Best Songs Of 2011.

The list, voted for by Gigwise writers, includes songs that were released as singles, as well as standalone tracks and blog releases.

Songs by Kanye West, Tom Vek, James Blake, Lady Gaga, Four Tet, Friendly Fires and The Horrors.

There has certainly been a wide variety of tracks this year -  it was hard to choose from.

What do you think about our countdown? Post your thoughts in the comment form below.

Perhaps the most deliberated category draws to a close...

  • 49) Drake - 'Marvin's Room'

  • 48) Summer Camp - 'Better Off Without You'

  • 47) Kurt Vile - 'Puppet To The Man'

  • 46) The Weekend - 'Wicked Games'

  • 45) Ghost Poet - 'Cash And Carry Me Home'

  • 44) The Black Keys - 'Lonely Boy'

  • 43) The Strokes - 'Under Cover Of Darkness'

  • 42) Lady Gaga - 'Born This Way'

  • 41) Jamie XX & Gil-Scott Heron - 'I’ll Take Care Of You'

  • 40) Hudson Mohawke - 'Thunder Bay'

  • 39) Bright Eyes - 'Shell Games'

  • 38) Tyler The Creator - 'Yonkers'

  • 37) Saint Vincent - 'Cruel'

  • 36) Beyonce - 'Run The World (Girls)'

  • 35) Rihanna Featuring Calvin Harris - 'We Found Love'

  • 34) Tom Vek - 'Aroused'

  • 33) Justice - 'Civilisation'

  • 32) Los Campesinos - 'By Your Hand'

  • 31) Eleanor Friedberger - 'My Mistakes'

  • 30) Death cab For Cutie - 'You Are A Tourist'

  • 29) Chase & Status - 'Blind Faith'

  • 28) Kanye West And Guests - 'All Of The Lights'

  • 27) Nero - 'Promises'

  • 26) Girls - 'Honey Bunny'

  • 25) Givers - 'Up, Up, Up'

  • 24) SBTRKT - 'Pharoahs'

  • 23) Massive Attack vs Burial - 'Paradise Circus'

  • 22) Katy B - 'Easy Please Me'

  • 21) Kanye West & Jay-Z - 'Otis'

  • 20) Friends - 'I'm His Girl'

  • 19) Foster The People - 'Pumped Up Kicks'

  • 18) Example - 'Midnight Run'

  • 17) Beirut - 'East Harlem'

  • 16) Battles - 'Ice Cream'

  • 15) James Blake - 'Willhelm Scream'

  • 14) Cults - 'Go Outside'

  • 13) Bon Iver - 'Calgary'

  • 12) Metronomy - 'The Riviera'

  • 11) Friendly Fires - 'Hawaiian Air'

  • 10) Fleet Foxes %u2013 'Helplessness Blues'

  • 9) Adele - 'Rolling In The Deep'

  • 8) The Horrors - 'Still Life'

  • 7) Radiohead - 'Lotus Flower'

  • 6) Lana Del Ray - 'Videogames'

  • 5) Coldplay - 'Paradise'

  • 4) PJ Harvey - 'Let England Shake'

  • 3) Florence and the Machine - 'No Light, No Light'

  • 2) Burial, Four Tet & Thom Yorke - 'Ego'

  • 1) M83 - 'Midnight City'


WORDS:
PHOTO: