Playlist

NPR Music's Favorite 50 Albums Of 2012

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Song Artist Album
Illuminate (feat. Kendrick Lamar)
Ab-Soul , Kendrick Lamar · Control System
EXPLICIT Ab-Soul, Kendrick Lamar Control System 5:07
Heartbreaker
Alabama Shakes · Boys & Girls
Alabama Shakes Boys & Girls 3:47
Elgar: Cello Concerto in E minor, Op.85 - 1. Adagio - Moderato
Alisa Weilerstein , Staatskapelle Berlin , Daniel Barenboim · Elgar & Carter Cello Concertos
Alisa Weilerstein, Staatskapelle Berlin, Daniel Barenboim Elgar & Carter Cello Concertos 7:48
Tessellate
alt-J · An Awesome Wave
alt-J An Awesome Wave 3:01
Colombo
Astro · Astro
Astro Astro 3:46
Please Forgive My Heart
Bobby Womack · The Bravest Man In The Universe
Bobby Womack The Bravest Man In The Universe 4:31
El Alma y el Cuerpo
Bomba Estéreo · Elegancia Tropical
Bomba Estéreo Elegancia Tropical 5:01
Pájaros
Café Tacvba · El Objeto Antes Llamado Disco
Café Tacvba El Objeto Antes Llamado Disco 2:22
Tu Orgullo
Carla Morrison · Déjenme Llorar
Carla Morrison Déjenme Llorar 3:29
Sun
Cat Power · Sun
Cat Power Sun 3:19
That's Still Mama
Cody Chesnutt · Landing on a Hundred
Cody Chesnutt Landing on a Hundred 4:13
Lots
Dan Deacon · America
Dan Deacon America 2:50
I've Seen Footage
Death Grips · The Money Store
EXPLICIT Death Grips The Money Store 3:23
Tenesh Kelbe Lay
Debo Band · Debo Band
Debo Band Debo Band 5:16
Swing Lo Magellan
Dirty Projectors · Swing Lo Magellan
Dirty Projectors Swing Lo Magellan 2:38
A Heart Like Mine
Dwight Yoakam · 3 Pears
Dwight Yoakam 3 Pears 3:59
Passage
Exitmusic · Passage
Exitmusic Passage 5:40
Hot Knife
Fiona Apple · The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than the Driver of the Screw and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do
Fiona Apple The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than the Driver of the Screw and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do 4:02
Lost
Frank Ocean · channel ORANGE
EXPLICIT Frank Ocean channel ORANGE 3:54
We Are Young (feat. Janelle Monáe)
Fun. , Janelle Monáe · Some Nights (Spotify Exclusive)
Fun., Janelle Monáe Some Nights (Spotify Exclusive) 4:11
Illuminati
Homeboy Sandman · First of a Living Breed
Homeboy Sandman First of a Living Breed 3:08
The Night I Learned How Not to Pray
Iris DeMent · Sing the Delta
Iris DeMent Sing the Delta 4:24
Somebody
Janka Nabay and the Bubu Gang · En Yay Sah
Janka Nabay and the Bubu Gang En Yay Sah 6:32
Fire's Highway
Japandroids · Celebration Rock
Japandroids Celebration Rock 4:44
Moogy Foog It
Karriem Riggins · Alone Together
Karriem Riggins Alone Together 1:37
Swimming Pools (Drank) - Extended Version
Kendrick Lamar · good kid, m.A.A.d city
EXPLICIT Kendrick Lamar good kid, m.A.A.d city 5:14
Reagan
Killer Mike · R.A.P. Music
EXPLICIT Killer Mike R.A.P. Music 4:10
Salonen: Violin Concerto - Movement One: Mirage
Leila Josefowicz , Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra , Esa-Pekka Salonen · Salonen: "Out Of Nowhere" - Violin Concerto; Nyx
Leila Josefowicz, Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Esa-Pekka Salonen Salonen: "Out Of Nowhere" - Violin Concerto; Nyx 8:09
Darkness
Leonard Cohen · Old Ideas
Leonard Cohen Old Ideas 4:29
Somebody Somewhere (feat. Matt Ulery, Grazyna Auguscik & eighth blackbird)
Matt Ulery , Matt Ulery, Grazyna Auguscik & eighth blackbird · By A Little Light
Matt Ulery, Matt Ulery, Grazyna Auguscik & eighth blackbird By A Little Light 8:04