"Yellow" helped mark Coldplay's 2000s debut, painting a scene of bright-eyed wistfulness and dreamy love.
The emotional weight of relating to a song. Thanks Killers.
This acoustic track is musically sound, but doesn't quite emotionally hit.
Scandinavian folk and Trap combine old and new in a bold single.
Galapaghost's track is like a wisp of smoke, here and gone in a second.
The New York band kicks off their 10th release with a black metal banger that's just waiting for a mosh pit.
An evolution in the band's sound.
With a sweeping blend of guitar riffs, heavy drums, and soft vocals, the track is a born-again 90s alternative classic.
An intense experimentation that results in a perfect example of what art rock and retromania should be.
The 70's influenced instrumental track with nods to John Lee Hooker leaves much to be desired.
Sick of fighting for the right to speak up.
The synth-heavy electronic track fits right in with a '80s film score.
A throwback to the new-wavey '80s.
The ex-Beta Band-er falls short lyrically on this new tune.
Like a runner's routine, this track's energy builds and wanes.
Airy, floating "bedroom jazz" from Chicago.
The New York City punk band rings in the new year with good old in-your-face anger.
Letting loose, finding freedom, and having a little bit of fun.
The epitome of what a melting pot of sound would be like.
Is Lizzo going to dominate 2019?
Bringing a classic sound to the current times.
The beauty of instrumental pieces is that they can still speak to anyone
A song that nods to, but doesn't surpass, its influences.
The longer things remain confidential, the more powerful they become.
The power in being completely vulnerable and never apologizing for who you are.