Kata Rokkar — Kata Rokkar – A Bay Area based blog about music, life and stuff by Shawn Robbins.Kata Rokkar — Kata Rokkar – A Bay Area based blog about music, life and stuff by Shawn Robbins.

Kata Rokkar’s Favorite Songs Of The Decade

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01/7/2010

Favorite Songs of the Decade, Music

You may notice a few differences between this list and the album list. I don’t feel I need to justify that due to the distinct difference between a song and a full album. These are the songs that I still listen to on repeat; they made me laugh, tear up, dance, think, and morph my own tastes into what they are today. So here in no particular order is my Favorite Songs of the Decade. Picking a favorite song is like picking a favorite child, it changes depending on your mood…

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[mp3] Max Richter – The Trees from The Blue Notebooks (2004)

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[mp3] Interpol – Obstacle 1 from Turn on the Bright Lights (2002)

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Bon Iver – For Emma from For Emma, Forever Ago (2008)

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[mp3] Jeremy Enigk – Been Here Before [Remaster] from The Missing Link (2007)

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Phoenix – Fences from Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix (2009)

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[mp3] Stars – Your Ex-Lover Is Dead from Set Yourself On Fire (2005)

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[mp3] Shearwater – Rooks from Rook (2008)

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[mp3] Minus the Bear – Pachuca Sunrise from Menos el Oso (2005)

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[mp3] Radiohead – Reckoner from In Rainbows (2007)

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[mp3] The One AM Radio – A Ghost On The East Coast from A Cloud’s Fear Of Kites (2006)

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[mp3] Jonah Matranga – Learning from All Of Always New (2000-2001)

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Justice – Genesis from † (2007)

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Daft Punk – Robot Rock from Human After All (2005)

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[mp3] Explosions in the Sky – Your Hand in Mine from The Earth Is Not a Cold Dead Place (2003)

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MGMT – Of Moons, Birds & Monsters from Oracular Spectacular (2008)

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The Decemberists – The Crane Wife 1 and 2 from The Crane Wife (2007)

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[mp3] Sufjan Stevens – Holland from Greetings from Michigan: The Great Lakes State (2003)

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[mp3] Russian Circles – Death Rides a Horse from Enter (2006)

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[mp3] Cut Chemist – The Garden from The Audience’s Listening (2006)

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[mp3] The Notwist – Consequence from Neon Golden (2003)

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dredg – The Canyon Behind Her from El Cielo (2002)

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The Arcade Fire – Wake Up from Funeral (2004)

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[mp3] Aphex Twin – Windowlicker from Windowlicker [Single] (2000)

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Björk – Desired Constellation from Medúlla (2004)

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[mp3] Iron & Wine – Fever Dream from Our Endless Numbered Days (2004)

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[mp3] Fleet Foxes – Blue Ridge Mountains from Fleet Foxes (2008)

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M.I.A. – Paper Planes from Kala (2007)

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The Swell Season – When Your Mind’s Made Up from Once (Original Soundtrack) (2007)

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[mp3] Wintersleep – Jaws of Life from Wintersleep (2005)

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Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Date With the Night from Fever to Tell (2003)

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The White Stripes – Hotel Yorba from White Blood Cells (2001)

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[mp3] Spoon – All The Pretty Girls Go To The City from Kill The Moonlight (2002)

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[mp3] Stars of the Lid – Humectez La Mouture from And Their Refinement of the Decline [CD2] (2007)

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[mp3] Sigur Rós – Untitled IV from ( ) (2002)

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[mp3] Battles – Atlas from Mirrored (2007)

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  • jules

    amazing. my list would be almost exactly this. fabulous.

  • http://www.myspace.com/ahllex Ahllex

    Yeah, this list is awesome! Interpol, Aphex Twin, Daft Punk, Justice, Phoenix… That’s nice!