My favorite songs, 2008


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2009 = Became a (Dutch) hit one year later

My top 3 of favorite songs of the year 2008 (out of 54 listed here):

  1. Estelle ft. Kanye West – American boy **
  2. Kraak & Smaak – Squeeze me **
  3. Peter Fox – Haus am see **/2009

Other favorites:

  • Adele – Chasing pavements **/****
  • Adele – Cold shoulder **/****
  • Bar Kokhba – Sother **
  • The Blessing – Bleach cake **
  • Chicha Libre – Tres pasajeros **
  • Deadmau5 ft. Kaskade – I remember */2009
  • Deltron ft. Sean Lennon – Memory loss **
  • Dert – Transitional period **
  • Duffy – Rain on your parade **/****
  • Duffy – Warwick avenue **/****
  • Dwilt Sharpp – U and endeavour ***
  • Erykah Badu – The healer **
  • Flying Lotus – Beginners falafel **
  • Grooveman Spot – Neuralgia **
  • James Pants – I choose you */**
  • Keziah Jones – Lagos vs. New York **
  • Madcon – Beggin’ **
  • Moby – Disco lies *
  • Pad Brapad – Ben hora **
  • People Under The Stairs – Step back (Dj Day Remix) **
  • Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 – Many things **
  • Take – Fall in love again **

Doubt cases:

(I don’t know if I want to put it in the list above, or in the ‘bubbling under’ part)

  • Boeijen Hofstede Vrienten – Glazen hart ****
  • DJ Spinna – Same old Pakistan **
  • Elephant Man – No tikkle *
  • Gabriella Cilmi – Sweet about me **

Bubbling under:

  • Akoya Afrobeat Ensemble – Fela Dey **
  • Bar Kokhba – Gediel **
  • Club Des Belugas – Some like it hot **
  • Der Dritte Raum – Swing bop *
  • Diely Moussa Kouate – Siguiri **
  • Disen Gage – Lehaim to N.E.P **
  • Erykah Badu – Real thing **
  • Fnaire – Sah e’raoui **
  • 40 Winks – Keep on ***
  • Jamie Lidell – Another day **
  • Jazz Liberatorz ft. Asheru – I am hip hop **
  • Joya Landis – When the lights are low **
  • JSBL – Der Mann mit den Schwankungen (Urbs Remix) **
  • Julien Doré – Les limites ****
  • Katalyst Ft. Steve Spacek – How Bout Us **
  • Kid Cudi – Day ‘n nite (Crookers Remix) *
  • Mr. Scruff ft. Alice Russell – Music takes me up **
  • N*e*r*d – Everyone nose (All the girls standing in line for the bathroom) **
  • Novalima – Bolero **
  • The Oscillation – Somatone ***
  • The Souljazz Orchestra – Insurrection **
  • Stephanie McKay – Oh yeah **
  • Sugababes – Girls ****/2009
  • Tremor – Viajante **
  • Tribeqa – Tchefari **



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