Music: Favourites of 2015

As the year draws to the close, it is time for my annual lookbacks from the personal to the cultural, I like to give a little round up of all my favourite things at this time of year. I’m kicking off with my music lookback and picks of my favourite music of 2015. Below are my opinions on the music of 2015, have a look and let me know your thoughts.

1) Drenge – Undertow
2) Foals – What Went Down
3) The Maccabees – Marks To Prove It
4) Courtney Barnett – Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit
5) Tame Impala – Currents
6) Florence and The Machine – How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful
7) Fall Out Boy – American Beauty/American Psycho
8) BMTH – That’s The Spirit
9) The Chemical Brothers – Born In The Echoes
10) Disclosure – Caracal

EP’s of 2015:

Foo Fighters – St Cecilia
Highlives – Misguided Youth
Port Isla – A.L.I.V.E
Inherit The Stars – Beyond The Beacons

Singles of 2015:

Once again this year, I’ve made a playlist of my favourite tracks of the year. There is a huge mix of tracks in this year’s playlist again. All the tracks are listed below for you and you can check out the the playlist on my Spotify page!

Disclosure – Holding On, Foals – Albatross, The Maccabees – Something Like Happiness, New Order – Tutti Frutti, Tame Impala – Let It Happen, Lonelady – Silvering, Caribou – Can’t Do Without You, Richard Hawley – Heart of Oak, Beirut – No No No, Chemical Brothers – Sometimes I Feel So Deserted, Port Isla – A.L.I.V.E, Gengahr – Heroine, Everything Everything – Regret, Swim Deep – One Great Song And I Could Change The World, Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars – Uptown Funk, Chic – I’ll Be There, Unknown Mortal Orchestra – Multi-Love, Courtney Barnett – Pedestrian At Best, Kurt Vile – Life Like This, Bring Me The Horizon – Throne, Fall Out Boy – Centuries

Also, Bad Blood by Taylor Swift which you can check out below:

Most Played Artists

Foals, Caribou, Drenge, Paolo Nutini

Favourite New Bands/Artists and New Discoveries:The War On Drugs

Port Isla, Courtney Barnett, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Kurt Vile, Coasts, Leftfield, Nothing But Thieves, Arcane Roots, Moose Blood

Favourite Gigs/Sets of 2015:

The War on Drugs at O2 Academy Sheffield, Basement Jaxx at Y Not Festival, Pulled Apart By Horses at Y Not Festival, The Maccabees at The Leadmill, Inherit The Stars at Corporation

Albums To Look Forward To In 2016

David Bowie, The Last Shadow Puppets, Coasts, Haim?, The Horrors?

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