The Great 88 Revealed (2017)

Indie88's top 88 songs of 2017

There are but a sacred few time-honoured traditions in Toronto as revered as The Great 88.

Nothing pairs with your spiced nog and sugar cookies quite like the best songs of 2017. Gather round the crackling hearth and turn your radio machine to Indie 88 as Josie, Matt and Carlin recap the highlights of the last 365 days. It’s the Great 88 with The Josie Dye Show, counting down your favourite songs of the year, airing Boxing Day to New Years Day on Indie 88.

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• Tuesday, December 26th: 10AM – 12AM
• Saturday, December 30th: 10AM – 12AM
• Sunday, December 31st: 10AM – 12AM
• Monday, January 1st: 10AM – 12AM

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1. PORTUGAL THE MAN – FEEL IT STILL

 
2. IMAGINE DRAGONS – BELIEVER
3. ARKELLS – KNOCKING AT THE DOOR
4. CHILDISH GAMBINO – REDBONE
5. QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE – THE WAY YOU USED TO DO
6. THE REVIVALISTS – WISH I KNEW YOU
7. THE NATIONAL – THE SYSTEM ONLY DREAMS IN TOTAL DARKNESS
8. THE RURAL ALBERTA ADVANTAGE – WHITE LIGHTS
9. RAG ‘N’ BONE MAN – HUMAN
10. MOTHER MOTHER – THE DRUGS
11. MILKY CHANCE – COCOON
12. LORDE – GREEN LIGHT
13. SIR SLY – HIGH
14. ALVVAYS – DREAMS TONITE
15. VANCE JOY – LAY IT ON ME
16. HOLLERADO – BORN YESTERDAY

 
17. BECK – UP ALL NIGHT
18. DEATH FROM ABOVE 1979 – FREEZE ME
19. JAPANDROIDS – NEAR TO THE WILD HEART
20. CAGE THE ELEPHANT – COLD COLD COLD
21. ALVVAYS – IN UNDERTOW
22. THE WAR ON DRUGS – HOLDING ON
23. LORDE – HOMEMADE DYNAMITE ft. POST MALONE, KHALID & SZA
24. ARCADE FIRE – EVERYTHING NOW
25. THE XX – ON HOLD
26. SAM COFFEY AND THE IRON LUNGS – TALK 2 HER

 
27. THE KILLERS – THE MAN
28. THE GLORIOUS SONS – EVERYTHING IS ALRIGHT
29. THE LUMINEERS – ANGELA
30. IMAGINE DRAGONS – THUNDER
31. COLD WAR KIDS – LOVE IS MYSTICAL
32. JULY TALK – BECK + CALL
33. THE NATIONAL – DAY I DIE
34. PORTUGAL THE MAN – LIVE IN THE MOMENT
35. QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE – FEET DON’T FAIL ME
36. THE BEACHES – MONEY

 
37. CAGE THE ELEPHANT – WHOLE WIDE WORLD
38. ALLAN RAYMAN – 13
39. PHOENIX – J-BOY
40. MONDO COZMO – SHINE
41. MARSHMELLO ft. KHALID – SILENCE
42. JULY TALK – LOLA & JOSEPH
43. THE KILLERS – RUN FOR COVER
44. LORDE – PERFECT PLACES
45. DJ SHADOW & RUN THE JEWELS – NOBODY SPEAK
46. ALICE MERTON – NO ROOTS
47. ARCADE FIRE – CREATURE COMFORT
48. DEAR ROUGE – BOYS & BLONDES
49. THE NEW PORNOGRAPHERS – HIGH TICKET ATTRACTIONS

 
50. SOFI TUKKER ft. NERVO, THE KNOCKS & ALISA UENO – BEST FRIEND
51. FOSTER THE PEOPLE – SIT NEXT TO ME
52. AJR – SOBER UP ft. RIVERS CUOMO
53. THE WAR ON DRUGS – PAIN
54. FRANCIS AND THE LIGHTS ft. CHANCE THE RAPPER – MAY I HAVE THIS DANCE REMIX
55. BROKEN SOCIAL SCENE – HALFWAY HOME
56. LCD SOUNDSYSTEM – CALL THE POLICE
57. FATHER JOHN MISTY – TOTAL ENTERTAINMENT FOREVER
58. PHOENIX – TI AMO

 
59. THE RURAL ALBERTA ADVANTAGE – BROTHER
60. ALT-J – IN COLD BLOOD
61. ALVVAYS – PLIMSOLL PUNKS
62. LOGIC – 1-800-273-8255 ft. ALESSIA CARA & KHALID
63. WEAVES – WALKAWAY
64. LIAM GALLAGHER – FOR WHAT IT’S WORTH
65. MOON TAXI – TWO HIGH
66. THE BEACHES – GIVE IT UP
67. WEEZER – FEELS LIKE SUMMER
68. MARIAN HILL – DOWN
69. LCD SOUNDSYSTEM – TONITE
70. FAST ROMANTICS – WHY WE FIGHT
71. CHANCE THE RAPPER – ALL NIGHT ft. KNOX FORTUNE
72. DIZZY – SWIM

 
73. FOO FIGHTERS – THE SKY IS A NEIGHBORHOOD
74. PARTNER – PLAY THE FIELD
75. BASTILLE – BLAME
76. FEATURETTE – GIVE A LITTLE
77. MUSE – DIG DOWN
78. CHARLOTTE CARDIN – MAIN GIRL
79. ZEDS DEAD – TOO YOUNG ft. RIVERS CUOMO & PUSHA T
80. STARS – REAL THING
81. DAN AUERBACH – SHINE ON ME
82. MONOWHALES – TAKE IT BACK
83. THE ELWINS – HEY! YA, YOU

 
84. BLACK PISTOL FIRE – LOST CAUSE
85. DIZZY – STARS AND MOONS
86. MATT MAYS – FAINT OF HEART
87. GORILLAZ – ANDROMEDA FT. D.R.A.M.
88. LITTLE JUNIOR – ACCOLADES