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The WildWorks Top 50 of 2011

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Here’s the top 50 of 2011 based on Canadian music. As usual, I don’t repeat songs from the same album. The top 50 was aired in 3 parts, two were aired live on CKCU and the other was not.
It was a tough choice to pick out the best of 2011.

(From part 3 – #1 to #11. Aired live on CKCU-FM on December 28, 2011)

1. Peripheral Visionaires – Young Galaxy (Shapeshifting)

2. Stamp – The Rural Alberta Advantage (Departing)

3. Lose It – Austra (Feel It Break)

4. Oh Fortune – Dan Mangan (Oh Fortune)

5. How Come You Never Go There – Feist (Metals)

6. Niagara – Ohbijou (Metal Meets)

7. Plath Heart – Braids (Native Speaker)

8. How I Met You – Jenn Grant (Honeymoon Punch)

9. Welcome – Hey Rosetta! (Seeds)

10. What Do You Wanna Do – Louise Burns (Mellow Drama)

11. Adieu – Coeur de Pirate (Blonde)

(From Part 2 – #12 to #29  - Aired as a podcast)

12. Northern Air – Elliott Brood (Days Into Years)

13. Little Voice – Rebekah Higgs (Odd Fellowship)

14. Tell Me – Jill Barber (Mischievous Moon)

15. Bad Ritual – Timber Timbre (Creep On Creepin’ On)

16. Paper Airplane (featuring Jenn Grant) – Buck 65 (20 Odd Years)

17. Kill Count – The Balconies (Kill Count EP)

18. Sara – Chad VanGaalen (Diaper Island)

19. I Want The Lights On After Dark – Memphis (Here Comes a City)

20. I Feel You – Sam Roberts Band (Collider)

21. Chinatown – Destroyer (Kaputt)

22. Generation Handclap – Library Voice (Summer of Lust)

23. Miracles – Ron Sexsmith (Long Player Late Bloomer)

24. Rivers of Gold – Bry Webb (Provider)

25. In Your Light – Bruce Peninsula (Open Flames)

26. It – Rich Aucoin (We’re Dying To Live)

27. Shaking Down The Old Bones – The Darcys (The Darcys)

28. Take Me Out – The Wooden Sky (City of Light EP)

29. Leftovers – Graham Wright (Shirts Vs. Skins)

(From Part 1 – #30 to 50. Aired Live at CKCU-FM on December 14, 2011)

30. The Other Shoe – Fucked Up (David Comes To Life)

31. What About Us – Handsome Furs (Sound Kapital)

32. Night Owls – Whitehorse (Whitehorse)

33. Don’t Be Afraid of The Spark – Sunparlour Players (Us Little Devils)

34. Sentimental Gentleman – Snailhouse (Sentimental Gentleman)

35. Fire – Yukon Blonde (Fire/Water EP)

36. Count On Me – Cuff The Duke (Morning Comes)

37. Awe – Miracle Fortress (Was I The Wave?)

38. The Whale – Will Currie & The Country French (Awake! You Sleepers)

39. Kiss Cam – Arkells (Michigan Left)

40. Prophecy – Adam & The Amethysts (Flickering Flashlight)

41. Ooh, Belle – The Barr Brothers (The Barr Brothers)

42. Who Are You? – Kathryn Calder (Bright & Vivid)

43. Too Beautiful To Work – The Luyas (Too Beautiful To Work)

44. ESP – Hooded Fang (Tosta Mista)

45. Give You All I Can – Shad & Skratch Bastid

46. Lonely Acorn – Charlotte Cornfield (Two Horses)

47. Grey – Andrea Simms-Karp (Hibernation Nation)

48. It Was Good – Sound of Lion (11:44)

49. We Only Go – HonHeeHonHee (Shouts)

50. Drunk as a Sailor – Oh Susanna (Soon The Birds)

Written by Lenny

December 30, 2011 at 13:12

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