The 2014 soundtrack: the best songs of the year

December 12, 2014, Article by Tom in Culture, Music

Apparently, Mr Probz, Sam Smith and Ariana Grande (feat Iggy Azalea) have had some of the biggest streaming songs of 2014. And we love all of those. However, we thought we sould pick out some more songs that we’ve enjoyed this year.

From the return of Interpol to the first solo effort from Britpop legend Damon Albarn, via classy new albums from the likes of Wild Beasts and The Antlers and the news that vinyl sales are at an 18-year high, it’s not been a bad year for music overall.

So, without further ado, here is the official Men Who Stare At Books 2014 playlist – our pick of the best songs of the year:

And if having the tunes isn’t quite enough, here are some cool videos…



 If we’ve missed any big tracks, let us know: @StareAtBooks