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ObviousPopCast - Top 12 Songs of 2011 - Episode 32

OPCTop12of2011Episode 32 of the ObviousPopCast is here!

We take a look back at the top songs of the year including Quiet Company, Fountains of Wayne, Fun. and other surprises!. Listen to the best songs of 2011 all in one high quality MP3 show! Release the confetti! We have narrowed down the best songs of the year and here they are, all in one show. You can stream or download it right now as a high quality MP3, and it's free!

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The ObviousPopCast Top 12 of 2011 – Episode 32 Track List

 Name - Album – Artist

(opening) ObviousPop Top 12 Songs Theme – ObviousPopCast Remasters - Ian Tanner

(bed music) ObviousPop Theme [Instrumental Version] - ObviousPopCast Remasters - Ian Tanner


12. Set My World On Fire (single version) – Together We Were Made - The Feeling

11. Generation Ship - What Every Rose Grower Should Know - Secret Powers

10. Fear & Fallacy Sitting In a Tree - We Are All Where We Belong - Quiet Company


9. The Ballad of Mona Lisa – Vices & Virtues - Panic! At the Disco

8. The Roller - Different Gear, Still Speeding - Beady Eye

7. Silicone Sue - Longplayer - Longplayer


6. Waltz - This Is the New Year - Ian Axel

5. Make Me Feel Human - Robot Learn Love - Kyle Andrews

4. The Summer Place - Sky Full of Holes - Fountains of Wayne


3. The Death Of You And Me – Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds - Noel Gallagher

2. Never Meant to Know - Good & Evil - Tally Hall

1. We Are Young (feat. Janelle Monáe) - We Are Young (single) - Fun.


Other Bed Music:

Kingdom - Evinspacey (Deluxe Edition) - Cassettes Won't Listen

Friendly Float - Evinspacey (Deluxe Edition) - Cassettes Won't Listen

Harp Darkness - Evinspacey (Deluxe Edition) - Cassettes Won't Listen

Babbage - Pólýfónía - Apparat Organ Quartet

The Top 20 Albums of 2011


2011 was a very different year in music for me. There were not as many strong contenders for my top 10 CD’s of the year. Not to worry though, there were still a number of great releases. I culled this list of 20 CD’s down from 25, which is down from about 50 last year. For the song category I started with about 60 songs and finally narrowed that down to 12 for my year-end podcast, which will also be posted soon.

 So without further delay, here is my ObviousPop Top 20 CD’s of 2011:

  1. Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds - Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds
  2. Kyle Andrews - Robot Learn Love
  3. Fountains of Wayne - Sky Full of Holes
  4. Tally Hall - Good & Evil
  5. Blue October – Any Man In America
  6. Longplayer - Longplayer
  7. Quiet Company - We Are All Where We Belong
  8. M83 - Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming
  9. Ian Tanner - Italian Waffles & Scotch
  10. Portugal The Man - In The Mountain, In The Cloud
  11. Beady Eye - Different Gear, Still Speeding
  12. Jon Anderson - Survival and other Stories
  13. Ian Axel - This Is the New Year
  14. Kasabian - Velociraptor
  15. Death Cab For Cutie - Codes and Keys
  16. Cut Copy - Zonoscope
  17. Awolnation - Megalithic Symphony
  18. Greg Pope - Monster Suit
  19. Jonathan Coulton - Artificial Heart
  20. Hooray For Earth - True Loves

Honorable Mention and Stuff that doesn’t quite fit or qualify for the main list…

Rush – Time Machine 2011 – Live In Cleveland

Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross - The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo [Soundtrack]

Beach Boys - Smile [Box Set]

She & Him – A Very She & Him Christmas

Foster The People - Torches

Best Concert: Zappa Plays Zappa with Return To Forever at the Nashville Symphony Hall