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Staff Picks: Top 10 Songs of 2014 (Part 1)

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Before officially closing the door on 2014, CMW staffers took a moment to rewind on the year that was and remember some of the tunes that made them hit replay more than a few times. Below, for your listening and viewing pleasure, are some of our Top 10 Songs of 2014.

 

Justin Kwan – Festival Manager

 

1. Future Islands – “Seasons (Waiting On You)”

2. Tove Lo – “Habits”

3. The Weeknd – “Often”

4. Leon Bridges – “Coming Home”

5. Kendrick Lamar – “I”

6. FKA Twigs – “Two Weeks”

7. Woman’s Hour – “Her Ghost”

8. Thomston – “Anaesthetic”

9. Foster The People – “Coming of Age”

10. Alvvays – “Archie, Marry Me”

 

Iain MacNeil – Festival Coordinator

 

1. Kendrick Lamar – “I”

2. Future feat. Pusha T & Pharrell – “Move That Dope”

3. Travi$ Scott feat. Rich Homie Quan & Young Thug – “Mamacita”

4. T.I. feat. Young Thug – “About the Money”

5. Rick Ross feat. Kanye West & Big Sean – “Sanctified”

6. Popcaan – “Everything Nice”

7. Drake – “0 to 100”

8. Rae Sremmurd – “No Type”

9. P Reign feat. Meek Mill & PartyNextDoor – “Realest in the City”

10. ILOVEMAKONNEN – “Wishin’ You Well”

 

Jamie Kendall – Ticketing & Logistics Coordinator

 

1. Jamie T – “The Prophet”

2. Childish Gambino – “No Fucks Given”

3. ODESZA ft. Zyra – “It’s Only”

4. Erik Hassle ft. Vic Mensa – “Talk About It”

5. Isaiah Rashad – “Heavenly Father”

6. Phantogram – “Black Out Days Remix ft. Danny Brown and Leo Justi”

7. Sean Leon – “Pretty Girls Put Boys in Cemeteries”

8. Yellerkin – “Tools”

9. Ilovemakonnen ft. Drake – “Tuesday”

10. YG ft. Drake – “Who do you love”

Honorable mentions: Made in Heights – “Ghost”, Drake – “0-100/The Catch Up”, Raury – “Woodcrest Manor”, Kevin Abstract – “Drugs”, Bear Hands – “Giants”.
Ok let’s be real – any song that Danny Brown or Drake jumped on to do a guest verse.

 

Bessie Bullard – Communications Director

 

1. Hozier – “Take Me To Church”

I’m not a very religious person, but I can change.

2. Jessie J, Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj – “Bang Bang”

3. Alt-J – “Left Hand Free”

4. Big Data – “Dangerous”

5. George Ezra – “Budapest”

6. Tokyo Police Club – “Hot Tonight”

7. Meghan Trainor – “All About That Bass”

8. Milky Chance – “Stolen Dance”

9. Royal Blood – “Figure It Out”

10. Tove Lo – “Habits (Stay High)”

Honorable mentions:
Vance Joy – “Riptide”, John Legend – “All Of Me”, Lorde – “Yellow Flicker Beat”, OneRepublic – “Love Runs Out”