The Great 88 Revealed!

and your favourite songs of the year were...

All year, you’ve been helping Choose The Music at Indie88. And, while you’ve been voting, we’ve been keeping score. Listen to YOUR favourite songs of 2014 with The Great 88. Hosted by Brent and Carlin, The Great 88 gives you the best songs, best interviews and best moments over the past 12 months. Missing this show is a bad idea.

Spoiler alert! Vance Joy took the number one spot so Carlin and Brent gave him a call down under to share the exciting news. Listen to James’ acceptance speech here:
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The Great 88 airs again December 28th from 8am – 3pm, and again on January 1st from 10am – 5pm and 5pm – 12am.

Your favourite 88 songs of the year were…drum roll please…

88. ZEUS – “MISS MY FRIENDS”

87. DEARLY DEPARTED – “SHAKEY GRAVES feat. ESME PATTERSON”

86. COLDPLAY – “MAGIC”

85. ROBERT DELONG – “LONG WAY DOWN”

84. LORDE – “TEAM”

83. RICH AUCOIN – “WANT TO BELIEVE”

82. RAY LAMONTAGNE – “SUPERNOVA”

81. SEBASTIEN GRAINGER – “GOING WITH YOU”

80. TAME IMPALA – “ELEPHANT”

79. KEVIN DREW – “GOOD SEX”

78. SAM SMITH – “I’M NOT THE ONLY ONE”

77. JUNGLE – “BUSY EARNIN’”

76. BASTILLE – “POMPEII”

75. ALT-J – “EVERY OTHER FRECKLE”

74. MOTHER MOTHER – “GET OUT THE WAY”

73. IMAGINE DRAGONS – “I BET MY LIFE”

72. LONDON GRAMMAR – “STRONG”

71. WALK THE MOON – “SHUT UP AND DANCE”

70. THE RURAL ALBERTA ADVANTAGE – “TERRIFIED”

69. LORDE – “YELLOW FLICKER BEAT”

68. PUP – “LIONHEART”

67. COLDPLAY – “A SKY FULL OF STARS”

66. GEORGE EZRA – “BUDAPEST”

65. THE STRUMBELLAS – “SAILING”

64. BANKS – “BEGGIN FOR THREAD”

63. DAN MANGAN + BLACKSMITH – “VESSEL”

62. THE HEAD AND THE HEART – “SHAKE”

61. LANA DEL REY – “WEST COAST”

60. KONGOS – “COME WITH ME NOW”

59. BRAVE SHORES – “NEVER COME DOWN”

58. LOWELL – “THE BELLS”

57. KINGS OF LEON – “FAMILY TREE”

56. BASTILLE – “BAD BLOOD”

55. JACK WHITE – “WOULD YOU FIGHT FOR MY LOVE”

54. THE ZOLAS – “INVISIBLE”

53. CAYUCAS – “HIGH SCHOOL LOVER”

52. BOY AND BEAR – “SOUTHERN SUN”

51. TOKYO POLICE CLUB – “TUNNEL VISION”

50. SAM SMITH – “STAY WITH ME”

49. TAME IMPALA – “FEELS LIKE WE ONLY GO BACKWARDS”

48. BAHAMAS – “STRONGER THAN THAT”

47. FOSTER THE PEOPLE – “COMING OF AGE”

46. JULY TALK – “THE GARDEN”

45. FOO FIGHTERS – “SOMETHING FROM NOTHING”

44. THE DARCYS – “THE RIVER”

43. MS MR – “HURRICANE”

42. THE BLACK KEYS – “GOTTA GET AWAY”

41. FITZ AND THE TANTRUMS – “THE WALKER”

40. CAGE THE ELEPHANT – “TAKE IT OR LEAVE IT”

39. CHROMEO – “JEALOUS”

38. DEATH FROM ABOVE 1979 – “TRAINWRECK 1979”

37. SAM ROBERTS – “HUMAN HEAT”

36. VANCE JOY – “MESS IS MINE”

35. DISCLOSURE & SAM SMITH – “LATCH”

34. STARS – “TRAP DOOR”

33. CAGE THE ELEPHANT – “COME A LITTLE CLOSER”

32. TOVE LO – “HABITS”

30. THE WAR ON DRUGS – “RED EYES”

31. MOUNTIES – “TOKYO SUMMER”

29. ST. VINCENT – “DIGITAL WITNESS”

28. BORN RUFFIANS – “OH CECILIA”

27. ALT-J – “LEFT HAND FREE”

26. THE NEW PORNOGRAPHERS – “BRILL BRUISERS”

25. ARCTIC MONKEYS – “WHY’D YOU ONLY CALL ME WHEN YOU’RE HIGH?”

24. ARCADE FIRE – “REFLEKTOR”

23. JACK WHITE – “LAZARETTO”

22. JULY TALK – “GUNS AND AMMUNITION”

21. BECK – “BLUE MOON”

20. THE BLACK KEYS – “FEVER”

19. TOKYO POLICE CLUB – “HOT TONIGHT”

18. MILKY CHANCE – “STOLEN DANCE”

17. ALVVAYS – “ARCHIE, MARRY ME”

16. THE NATIONAL – “DON’T SWALLOW THE CAP”

15. BROKEN BELLS – “HOLDING ON FOR LIFE”

14. ARCADE FIRE – “AFTERLIFE”

13. ARKELLS – “COME TO LIGHT”

12. BIG DATA FT. JOYWAVE – “DANGEROUS”

11. FUTURE ISLANDS – “SEASONS (WAITING ON YOU)”

10. HOZIER – “TAKE ME TO CHURCH”

9. DEAR ROUGE – “I HEARD I HAD”

8. VAMPIRE WEEKEND – “UNBELIEVERS”

7. BORN RUFFIANS – “NEEDLE”

6. PHANTOGRAM – “FALL IN LOVE”

5. ALVVAYS – “ADULT DIVERSION”

4. ARCTIC MONKEYS – “DO I WANNA KNOW?”

3. THE NATIONAL – “GRACELESS”

2. ARCADE FIRE – “HERE COMES THE NIGHT TIME”

1. VANCE JOY – “RIPTIDE”

What was your favourite song we played this year? Let us know in the comments!