The Great 88 Revealed (2020)

Indie88 counts down the 88 greatest songs of 2020

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 2020. 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 Fendrihan – For the Man of Distinction.

SCHEDULE

  • Saturday, Dec 26 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Sunday, Dec 27 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Thursday, Dec 31 5 p.m. – 12 a.m.
  • Friday, Jan 1 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Friday, Jan 1 4 p.m. – 11 p.m.
  • 1. The Strokes – “Bad Decisions”


     

    2. The Killers – “Caution”
    3. JJ Wilde – “The Rush”
    4. The Black Keys – “Shine A Little Light”
    5. Cage The Elephant – “Black Madonna”


     

    6. Tame Impala – “Lost In Yesterday”
    7. Bakar – “Hell N Back”
    8. Grouplove – “Deleter”
    9. Ruby Waters – “Supernatural”
    10. The Killers – “My Own Soul’s Warning”
    11. July Talk – “Governess Shadow”
    12. Powfu – “Death Bed (Coffee For Your Head) (ft. Beabadoobee)”
    13. Machine Gun Kelly – “Bloody Valentine”
    14. Rezz, Grabbitz – “Someone Else”
    15. KennyHoopla – “How Will I Rest In Peace If I’m Buried By A Highway?//”
    16. Valley – “Nevermind”
    17. The Glorious Sons – “Closer To The Sky”
    18. Weezer – “Hero”
    19. Glass Animals – “Your Love (Deja Vu)”
    20. Born Ruffians – “I Fall In Love Every Night”


     

    21. X Ambassadors – “Zen (ft. K.Flay & Grandson)”
    22. Arkells – “Years In The Making”


     

    23. Green Day – “Oh Yeah!”
    24. Yukon Blonde – “Get Precious”
    25. Juice Wrld – “Come & Go (ft. Marshmello)”
    26. Twenty One Pilots – “Level Of Concern”
    27. The Weeknd – “Blinding Lights”
    28. Major Lazer – “Lay Your Head On Me (ft. Marcus Mumford)”
    29. Neon Dreams – “Sick Of Feeling Useless”
    30. The Beaches – “Lame”
    31. 24kGoldn – “Mood (ft. Iann Diorr)”
    32. JJ Wilde – “Best Boy”
    33. The Dirty Nil – “Done With Drugs”
    34. Milky Chance – “Don’t Let Me Down (feat. Jack Johnson)”
    35. Bastille – “What You Gonna Do?”


     

    36. MONOWHALES – “All Or Nothing”
    37. Deadmau5 – “Pomegranate (ft. The Neptunes)”
    38. Tame Impala – “Is It True”
    39. Arkells – “Quitting You”
    40. Jackie – “Unspun”
    41. AJR – “Bang!”
    42. Peach Pit – “Shampoo Bottles”
    43. The Elwins – “Take Me All The Way”
    44. Dayglow – “Can I Call You Tonight?”


     

    45. Born Ruffians – “Breathe”
    46. NOBRO – “Marianna”
    47. Black Pumas – “Fire”
    48. Dizzy – “Sunflower”
    49. The Dirty Nil – “Doom Boy”
    50. Billie Eilish – “My Future”
    51. The Zolas – “Energy Czar”
    52. Grimes – “Delete Forever”
    53. Phoenix – “Identical”
    54. Half Moon Run – “Favourite Boys”
    55. Anyway Gang – “Eyes of Green”
    56. Lovelytheband – “Loneliness For Love”


     

    57. Machine Gun Kelly – “My Ex’s Best Friend (ft. Blackbear)”
    58. Jane’s Party – “Change Her Mind”
    59. The Lumineers – “Salt and the Sea”
    60. Foo Fighters – “Shame Shame”
    61. Bahamas – “Own Alone”
    62. Glass Animals – “Tangerine”
    63. Of Monsters And Men – “Visitor”
    64. The Glorious Sons – “Pink Motel”
    65. Billie Eilish – “Therefore I Am”
    66. Sam Roberts Band – “Ascension”
    67. Ashe – “Moral of the Story”


     

    68. 24kGoldn – “City of Angels”
    69. NOBRO – “Don’t Die”
    70. FINNEAS – “Let’s Fall In Love For The Night”
    71. Cleopatrick – “Hometown”
    72. Charlotte Cardin – “Passive Aggressive”
    73. Cage The Elephant – “Skin & Bones”
    74. Benee – “Supalonely (ft. Gus Dapperton)”
    75. Royal Blood – “Trouble’s Coming”
    76. Fast Romantics – “Hallelujah, What’s It To Ya?”


     

    77. Surfaces – “Sunday Best”
    78. July Talk – “The News”


     

    79. Run The Jewels – “Ooh La La (ft. Greg Nice & DJ Premier)”
    80. The Strokes – “The Adults Are Talking”
    81. Fleet Foxes – “Can I Believe You”


     

    82. The OBGMs – “Not Again”
    83. Pearl Jam – “Superblood Wolfmoon”
    84. HAIM – “Don’t Wanna”
    85. Billy Talent – “Reckless Paradise”
    86. Mav Karlo – “Dig A Hole”


     

    87. EOB – “Shangri-La”
    88. I Don’t Know How But They Found Me – “Leave Me Alone”