The Great 88 Revealed (2019)

Indie88 counts down the 88 greatest songs of 2019

There are but a few sacred 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 2019. 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.

This feature is presented with Corby Spirit and Wine

SCHEDULE

  • Thursday, Dec 26 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Thursday, Dec 26 5 p.m. – 12 a.m.
  • Monday, Dec 30 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Monday, Dec 30 5 p.m. – 12 a.m.
  • Tuesday, Dec 31 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Dec 31 5 p.m. – 12 a.m.
  • Wednesday, Jan 1 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Jan 1 5 p.m. – 12 a.m.
  • 1. Vampire Weekend – “Harmony Hall”


     

    2. Of Monsters and Men – “Alligator”
    3. City and Colour – “Strangers”
    4. Cage The Elephant – “Ready To Let Go”
    5. The Black Keys – “Lo/Hi”


     

    6. Mother Mother – “It’s Alright”
    7. Billie Eilish – “Bad Guy”
    8. Glorious Sons – “Panic Attack”
    9. Lumineers – “Gloria”
    10. Catfish & The Bottlemen – “Longshot”
    11. The Strumbellas – “Salvation”
    12. The Black Keys – “Go”
    13. Grandson – “Apologize”
    14. Cage The Elephant – “Social Cues”
    15. Green Day – “Father of All…”
    16. Dan Mangan – “Cold In The Summer”
    17. Weezer – “The End of the Game”
    18. Bad Child – “Breathing Fire”
    19. Vampire Weekend – “This Fire”
    20. PUP – “Kids”


     

    21. Lana Del Rey – “Doin’ Time”
    22. Wintersleep – “Beneficiary”


     

    23. Metric – “Risk”
    24. Valley – “There’s Still A Light On In The House”
    25. Billie Eilish – “Bury A Friend”
    26. Marshmello Ft. Chvrches – “Here With Me”
    27. Glorious Sons – “Kingdom In My Heart”
    28. Mother Mother – “Give Me Back The Night”
    29. The Beaches – “Snake Tongue”
    30. Dominic Fike – “3 Nights”
    31. The Strumbellas – “I’ll Wait”
    32. Dizzy – “Twist”
    33. Dear Rouge – “Modern Shakedown”
    34. Tokyo Police Club – “Simple Dude”
    35. Cold War Kids – “Complainer”


     

    36. Halfalive – “Still Free”
    37. Anyway Gang – “Big Night”
    38. Head And The Heart – “Missed Connection”
    39. The 1975 – “Love It If We Made It”
    40. Lumineers – “Life In The City”
    41. Monowhales – “RWLYD (Really Wanna Let You Down)”
    42. Raconteurs – “Help Me Stranger”
    43. Fast Romantics – “Do No Wrong”
    44. Bastille – “Joy”


     

    45. Arkells – “Hand Me Downs”
    46. AJR – “100 Bad Days”
    47. Interrupters – “Gave You Everything”
    48. Dizzy – “Heavy”
    49. Illenium Ft. Jon Bellion – “Good Things Fall Apart”
    50. Cleopatrick – “Sanjake”
    51. Maggie Rogers – “Light On”
    52. Chastity – “Sun Poisoning”
    53. Hollerado – “One Last Time”
    54. Chance The Rapper – “Do You Remember”
    55. K.Flay – “Bad Vibes”
    56. Tim Baker – “All Hands”


     

    57. Said The Whale – “Record Shop”
    58. Spoon – “No Bullets Spent”
    59. Half Moon Run – “Then Again”
    60. Bishop Briggs – “Champion”
    61. White Reaper – “Might Be Right”
    62. Billie Eilish – “All The Good Girls Go To Hell”
    63. Wintersleep – “Never Let You Go”
    64. Shaed – “Trampoline”
    65. Post Malone – “Allergic”
    66. Catfish & The Bottlemen – “2All”
    67. The Man Who – “Natural Villain”


     

    68. Raconteurs – “Sunday Driver”
    69. Drew Thomson Foundation – “A Little More Time”
    70. Blink-182 – “I Really Wish I Hated You”
    71. Darcys – “Chasing The Fall”
    72. Rex Orange County – “10 Out of 10”
    73. Grandson – “Rock Bottom”
    74. Broken Social Scene – “Can’t Find My Heart”
    75. Silversun Pickups – “It Doesn’t Matter”
    76. Taylor Knox – “Live It Up”


     

    77. Black Pistol Fire – “Pick Your Poison”
    78. K.Flay – “Sister”


     

    79. Jane’s Party – “Sister”
    80. The National – “You Had Your Soul With You”
    81. Valley – “Closer To The Picture”


     

    82. Tame Impala – “Borderline”
    83. Beck – “Saw Lightning”
    84. Dave Monks – “Don’t Go Falling To Pieces”
    85. POESY – “Body Language”
    86. The Treble – “Saturday Night”


     

    87. Blink-182 – “Blame It On My Youth”
    88. Skye Wallace – “There Is A Wall”