Our 50 Favorite Songs of 2016
by Waster Inc. Staff

We pooled our picks into one ultimate 2016 playlist, just for you. So crank it up and explore some of the best tunes that got us through the last twelve months. From commercial hitmakers to rising stars, here are (in no particular order) our 50 favorite songs of the year…

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Our Favorite Songs of 2016:

Charles Bradley – Ain’t It A Sin
Thao and the Get Down Stay Down – Nobody Dies
The Orwells – Buddy
Deap Vally – Smile More
The Last Shadow Puppets – Bad Habits
Umphrey’s McGee – Sad Clint Eastwood
Red Hot Chili Peppers – Dark Necessities
Sturgill Simpson – In Bloom
Twin Peaks – Walk To The One You Love
A Tribe Called Quest – We The People…
Green Day – Revolution Radio
Chris Robinson Brotherhood – Narcissus Soaking Wet
Mitski – Your Best American Girl
CRX – Broken Bones
Ex Reyes – Only You
Plants and Animals – No Worries Gonna Find Us
Glass Animals – Life Itself
Pixies – Um Chagga Lagga
Bear Hands – 2AM
The Coathangers – Down Down
Mudcrutch – I Forgive It All
Cage The Elephant – Cold Cold Cold
Jocelyn & Chris Arndt – Hot
STRFKR – Open Your Eyes
The Frights – Kids
Eric Krasno – Waiting On Your Love
Beck – Wow
Band of Skulls – Killer
The Lemon Twigs – As Long As We’re Together
July Talk – Push + Pull
The Growlers – City Club
Iggy Pop – Paraguay
Father John Misty – Real Love Baby
The Shelters – Rebel Heart
Nicole Atkins – A Little Crazy
Bishop Briggs – River
Marco Benevento – Dropkick
Jim James – Hide in Plain Sight
Whitney – No Woman
LVL UP – Pain
Rich Robinson – Shipwreck
Michael Kiwanuka – Love & Hate
The Kills – Doing It To Death
Anderson .Paak – The Bird
The Lumineers – Ophelia
David Bowie – Blackstar
Angel Olsen – Shut Up Kiss Me
Sunflower Bean – Wall Watcher
Carseat Headrest – Vincent
Metallica – Hardwired

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