Playlist

Songs We Love: Ann Powers' Playlist

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NPR Music's pop critic shares a selection of her favorite songs. Updated weekly.
Song Artist Album
Dysnomia
Dawn of Midi · Dysnomia
Dawn of Midi Dysnomia 4:16
Favorite Record
Fall Out Boy · American Beauty/American Psycho
Fall Out Boy American Beauty/American Psycho 3:23
Dear Irony
Whitehorse · Leave No Bridge Unburned
Whitehorse Leave No Bridge Unburned 3:29
Her Hands
Jack Ladder & The Dreamlanders · Playmates
Jack Ladder & The Dreamlanders Playmates 5:16
Metaphorically Speaking
Charlie Belle · Get To Know
Charlie Belle Get To Know 3:06
Crash And Burn
Thomas Rhett · Crash And Burn
Thomas Rhett Crash And Burn 3:13
Trouble Is As Trouble Does
Striking Matches · Nothing But The Silence
Striking Matches Nothing But The Silence 3:50
He Split The Rock
The McCrary Sisters · Let's GO
The McCrary Sisters Let's GO 3:47
Poor Boy
Tyler Farr · Suffer in Peace
Tyler Farr Suffer in Peace 3:04
Jimmy Choos
Rickie Lee Jones · Jimmy Choos
Rickie Lee Jones Jimmy Choos 3:57
That Battle is Over
Jenny Hval · Apocalypse, girl
Jenny Hval Apocalypse, girl 4:36
Little Toy Guns
Carrie Underwood · Greatest Hits: Decade #1
Carrie Underwood Greatest Hits: Decade #1 3:31
What a Good Woman Does
Joy Williams · What a Good Woman Does
Joy Williams What a Good Woman Does 3:27
She Got Drunk Last Night
Reba McEntire · Love Somebody
Reba McEntire Love Somebody 3:02
Like Mariah
Fifth Harmony , Tyga · Reflection (Deluxe)
Fifth Harmony, Tyga Reflection (Deluxe) 3:28
You Should Be Here
Kehlani · You Should Be Here
EXPLICIT Kehlani You Should Be Here 2:38
Satisfy Me
Anderson East , Aaron Raitiere , Charlie Pate · Find 'Em, Fool 'Em and Forget 'Em
Anderson East, Aaron Raitiere, Charlie Pate Find 'Em, Fool 'Em and Forget 'Em 2:35
Bread and Butter
Bhi Bhiman · Rhythm & Reason
Bhi Bhiman Rhythm & Reason 4:00
Slow Dancer
Noah Gundersen · Slow Dancer
Noah Gundersen Slow Dancer 3:31
Bridgebuilder
J.D. McPherson · Let The Good Times Roll
J.D. McPherson Let The Good Times Roll 3:57
Yellow Eyes
Rayland Baxter · Yellow Eyes
Rayland Baxter Yellow Eyes 3:51
3/4 Time
Sam Lewis · Waiting On You
Sam Lewis Waiting On You 3:39
My Hometown
Eilen Jewell · Sundown Over Ghost Town
Eilen Jewell Sundown Over Ghost Town 3:24
Seven Years
Christian Lopez Band · Onward
Christian Lopez Band Onward 3:58
Ke Sakihitin Awasis (I Love You Baby)
Buffy Sainte-Marie · Power In The Blood
Buffy Sainte-Marie Power In The Blood 4:09
Why Don't You Believe In Me
Natalie Prass · Natalie Prass
Natalie Prass Natalie Prass 3:54
Prejudice Is Alive and Well
Swamp Dogg · The White Man Made Me Do It
Swamp Dogg The White Man Made Me Do It 5:35
I Luh God (feat. Big Shizz)
Erica Campbell , Big Shizz · Help 2.0
Erica Campbell, Big Shizz Help 2.0 3:09
Honey in the Ear
Duke Garwood · Heavy Love
Duke Garwood Heavy Love 3:56
Howlin' Shame
Adia Victoria · Howlin' Shame
Adia Victoria Howlin' Shame 3:19