The Great 88 Revealed (2018)

Indie88's top 88 songs of 2018. Counting down your favourites from Lovelytheband, The Beaches, CHVRCHES, Metric, and many more

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 2018. Gather round the crackling hearth and turn your radio machine to Indie 88 as all of your favourite Indie 88 hosts recap the highlights of the last 365 days.

It’s the Great 88, counting down your favourite songs of the year, airing Boxing Day to New Years Day on Indie 88.

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    1. Lovelytheband – “Broken”
    2. The Beaches – “T-Shirt”
    3. Portugal The Man – “Live In The Moment”
    4. Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats – “You Worry Me”

    5. Born Ruffians – “Miss You”
    6. CHVRCHES – “Get Out”
    7. AJR – “Sober Up (feat. Rivers Cuomo)”
    8. The Interrupters – “She’s Kerosene”
    9. Black Pistol Fire – “Lost Cause”
    10. Dear Rouge – “Live Through The Night”
    11. Imagine Dragons – “Whatever It Takes”
    12. Vance Joy – “Saturday Sun”

    13. Metric – “Dark Saturday”
    14. Arctic Monkeys – “Four Out Of Five”
    15. The Glorious Suns – “SOS”
    16. Death Cab For Cutie – “Gold Rush”
    17. Bastille – “Quarter Past Midnight”
    18. Arkells – “People’s Champ”
    19. Muse – “Thought Contagion”
    20. The Dirty Nil – “That’s What Heaven Feels Like”

    21. Sir Sly – “&Run”
    22. Florence and the Machine – “Hunger”
    23. Mother Mother – “Get Up”
    24. AJR – “Burn The House Down”
    25. Bahamas – “Way With Words”
    26. CHVRCHES – “Miracle”
    27. Birds of Bellwoods – “Let You Go”
    28. The Glorious Sons – “Josie”
    29. Imagine Dragons – “Natural”
    30. Tokyo Police Club – “Hercules”

    31. Marshmello – “Happier (feat. Bastille)”
    32. Dan Mangan – “Troubled Mind”
    33. Courtney Barnett – “Nameless, Faceless”
    34. Black Pistol Fire – “Bully”
    35. The Darcys – “Just Here With My Friends”
    36. The Revivalists – “All My Friends”
    37. Alice Merton – “Lash Out”

    38. Weezer – “Africa”
    39. Dashboard Confessional – “We Fight”
    40. The Rural Alberta Advantage – “Bad Luck Again”
    41. Dizzy – “Swim”

    42. The Struts – “Body Talks”
    43. Yukon Blonde – “Love The Way You Are”
    44. Billie Eilish – “You Should See Me In a Crown”
    45. Lovelytheband – “These Are My Friends”
    46. Born Ruffians – “Fade to Black”
    47. Father John Misty – “Mr. Tillman”
    48. Sam Coffey & The Iron Lungs – “First Time”
    49. Alvvays – “Not My Baby”
    50. Twenty One Pilots – “My Blood”
    51. Death Cab For Cutie – “Northern Lights”
    52. Bob Moses – “Back Down”
    53. Beck – “Colors”
    54. The Elwins – “Never Felt So Good”
    55. Gang of Youths – “The Heart is a Muscle”
    56. Arkells – “Relentless”
    57. FIDLAR – “Can’t You See”
    58. Dizzy – “Pretty Thing”
    59. Dennis Lloyd – “Nevermind”
    60. The Beaches – “Fascination”
    61. The Zolas – “Bombs Away”
    62. Mt. Joy – “Silver Lining”

    63. Said The Whale – “UnAmerican”
    64. Jade Bird – “Uh Huh”
    65. Grandson – “Blood // Water”
    66. Bahamas – “Opening Act (The Shooby Dooby Song)”
    67. Mumford and Sons – “Guiding Light”
    68. Metric – “Now Or Never Now”
    69. The Elwins – “Don’t Walk Away”
    70. Flora Cash – “You’re Somebody Else”
    71. The Dirty Nil – “Bathed in Light”
    72. Kendrick Lamar – “All the Stars (feat. SZA)”
    73. Jane’s Party – “You’re The Light”
    74. Albert Hammond Jr. – “Far Away Truths (It’s Just a Moment)”
    75. King Princess – “1950”
    76. Modern Space – “Just Quit”
    77. POESY – “Strange Little Girl”
    78. Birds of Bellwoods – “A Year Ago”

    79. Interpol – “The Rover”
    80. Sloan – “Spin Our Wheels”
    81. Ellevator – “New Survival”
    82. Robert DeLong – “Favourite Color is Blue (feat. K-Flay)”
    83. The Weeknd- “Pray For Me (feat. Kendrick Lamar)”
    84. Monowhales – “Real Love”
    85. Calpurnia – “City Boy”
    86. Kandle – “Bender”

    87. Childish Gambino – “This Is America”
    88. Jules – “Before You Picked Her”