Dazed Digital: Top 100 Songs of 2011

Here’s our epic end of year playlist, featuring the top 100 Dazed & Approved tracks of 2011

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How has your year been? Ours has been pretty wild. From celebrating our 20th Anniversary with PJ Harvey, Bjork and Jarvis Cocker, to chilling in a trailer park with Beyonce, we’ve done our very best to bring you the inside scoop on 2011’s biggest music stars. Equally exciting has been the amount of amazing new music we’ve championed in the magazine and here on Dazed Digital, from the first major magazine features on Lana Del Rey, Jai Paul and Kreayshawn, to profiles on underground heroes like John Maus, Death Grips and WU LYF. As a Christmas present to you all for your amazing support this year, we’ve compiled a mammoth 6 ½ hour playlist of our 100 favourite songs of 2011, from Africa HiTech to Zomby. Merry Christmas everyone! Seeya in 2012!

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1.    Africa Hitech- Out In The Streets
2.    AlunaGeorge- You Know You Like It
3.    A$AP Rocky- Peso
4.    Atlas Sound- Terra Incognita
5.    Azari & Ill- Indigo
6.    Azealia Banks - 212
7.    Beth Ditto- Do You Need Someone
8.    Bjork- Crystalline
9.    Blood Orange- Sutphin Boulevard
10.    Bon Iver- Calgary
11.    Bonjay- Stumble
12.    Chad VanGaalen- Burning Photographs
13.    Childish Gambino- You See Me
14.    Christian AIDS- Young Luv
15.    Clams Casino- Drowning
16.    Clark- Basterville Grinch
17.    Cold Cave- Confetti
18.    Coma Cinema- Eva Angelina
19.    The Cool Kids- Bundle Up
20.    D Double E- Bluku! Bluku! (feat. Dizzee Rascal – explicit)
21.    Dave I.D.- Lights
22.    David Lynch- Good Day Today
23.    Death Grips- Guillotine
24.    Diddy Dirty Money- I Hate That You Love Me
25.    Disclosure- I Love That You Know
26.    Dorian Concept- Her Tears Taste Like Pears
27.    DRC Music- If You Wish To Stay Awake (feat. Washiba)
28.    Duke Dumont- Hipgnosis
29.    Duvchi- Turtleduvs
30.    Echo Park- Fiber Optic
31.    Falty DL- Hip Love Jamie XX Remix
32.    Fire For Effect- Weed Tang Clan
33.    Ford & Lopatin- Emergency Room
34.    Friends- I’m His Girl
35.    Gold Panda- An Iceberg Hurled Northward Through Clouds
36.    Grouper- Moving Machine
37.    Gruff Rhys- Shark Ridden Waters
38.    Hackman- Close
39.    Halls- Cave Days
40.    Handsome Furs- Damage
41.    Hercules And Love Affair- My House
42.    Hodgy Beats- Mystery
43.    Holy Other- Touch
44.    Howler- For All Concern
45.    Hudson Mohawke- Thunder Bay
46.    Hype Williams- Unfaithful
47.    Ifan Dafydd- No Good
48.    INC- Heart Crimes
49.    JAY Z & Kanye West- Ni**as In Paris
50.    Joe Goddard- Gabriel
51.    John Maus- Matter of Fact
52.    John Tejada- Hollow Hemispheres
53.    Juicy J feat TiTi Boy (prod by Lex L…) - A Zip And A Double Cup
54.    Joker – On My Mind (instrumental)
55.    Kerogen- Voice
56.    Kindness- Cyan
57.    Kreayshawn- Gucci
58.    Kurt Vile- Baby’s Arms
59.    Lana Del Ray- Video Games
60.    Lil B- Trapped in Prison
61.    Lil Wayne- President Carter
62.    Little Dragon- Summertearz
63.    Little Roy- Very Ape
64.    Machinedrum- She Died There
65.    Massive Attack vs Buriel- Four Walls
66.    Metronomy- The Bay
67.    Michael Kiwanuka- Tell Me a Tale
68.    Mr. Muthafuckin’ eXquire- Huzzah! (prod. By Necro)
69.    Nas- Nasty
70.    New Look- Nap On The Bow
71.    Owiny Sigoma Band- Wires
72.    Peaking Lights- Hey Sparrow
73.    Pictureplane- Black Nails
74.    PJ Harvey- The Words That Maketh Murder
75.    Radiohead- Separator
76.    Real Estate- It’s Real
77.    Roots Manuva- Watch Me Dance
78.    Rustie- City Star
79.    Samiyam- Kitties
80.    Sbtrkt feat DRAKE- Wildfire remix
81.    Sebastian- Love In Motion (feat. Mayer Hawthorne)
82.    Soul Clap- Lonely C (feat. Charles Levine)
83.    Spoek Mathambo- Control
84.    The Stepkids- Santos & Ken
85.    Task Force- The Final Countdown
86.    Theophilus London- Flying Overseas
87.    Thundercat- Daylight
88.    Tom Vek- Someone Loves You
89.    Toro Y Moi- Before I’m Done
90.    Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs- Trouble
91.    The 2 Bears- Bear Hug
92.    Two Inch Punch- Love You Up
93.    Tyler The Creator- Yonkers
94.    The Weeknd- House of Balloons
95.    Wiley- 100% Publishing
96.    Woodkid- Iron
97.    Wretch 32- Traktor (Mike Delinquent Project remix)
98.    WU LYF- Dirt
99.    Zola Jesus- Vessel
100.  Zomby- Labyrinth

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