So many songs, so little time. Out of the tens of thousands of tunes released in 2019, these 37 tunes stood out the most, sonically and lyrically, to ONE37pm’s team of editors and writers. Aside from listening below, you can head over to our Spotify playlist.
In no particular order, here are the best songs of the year, so far:
1. “Harmony Hall” // Vampire Weekend
Picked by Brian Anthony Hernandez
It was worth the wait. After a six-year hiatus, Vampire Weekend gifted us with new music, including this standout single, which combines uplifting piano, acoustic guitars riffs and lyrics grappling with political corruption (“anger wants a voice, voices wanna sing”) and uncertainty (“anybody with a worried mind could never forgive the sight of wicked snakes inside a place you thought was dignified”).