#BestOf2012 : Top 100 Tracks (50-26)


The penultimate quarter in our 2012’s best songs countdown features tons of slick R&B; an experiment in classical; two teen pop starlettes and the band that after 30 years in music has released their career’s best. Find out who they are after the jump.


50-USHER
Climax
(RCA)

49-JOEY BADA$$ FEAT. CAPITAL STEEZ
Survival Tactics
(Self-Released)

48-BLUR
Under The Westway
(EMI)

47-HOW TO DRESS WELL
Cold Nites
(Total World)

46-SWANS
Mother Of The World
(Young God)

45-ARIEL PINK'S HAUNTED GRAFFITI
Symphony Of The Nymph
(Columbia)

44-SKY FERREIRA
Everything Is Embarrasing
(EMI)

43-DAUGHN GIBSON
Tiffany Lou
(White Denim)
42-PERFUME GENIUS
Hood
(Organs)

41-DIIV
Doused
(Captured Tracks)

40-JOHN TALABOT FEAT. PIONAL
Destiny
(Permanent Vacation)

39-ANNA MEREDITH
Nautilus (Black Prince Fury EP)
(Moshi Moshi)

38-GODSPEED YOU! BLACK EMPEROR
Mladic
(Constellation)

37-BUKE & GASE
Hiccup
(Brassland)

36-THE MEN
Open Your Heart
(Sacred Bones)

35-KENDRICK LAMAR
Backseat Freestyle
(Top Dawg)

34-NAS FEAT. RICK ROSS
Accident Murderers
(Def Jam)

33-CAT POWER
Ruin
(Matador)

32-JESSIE WARE
Wildest Moments
(PMR)

31-FRANK OCEAN
Thinking Bout You
(Def Jam)

30-DJANGO DJANGO
Default
(Because)

29-CARLY RAE JEPSEN
Call Me Maybe
(Interscope)

28-DEATH GRIPS
Get Got
(Epic)

27-KINDNESS
That's Alright
(Polydor)

26-CRYSTAL CASTLES
Affection
(Casablanca)

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