Here are my favourite songs of the month:
20. Suede – Outsiders
19. New Order f. Brandon Flowers – Superheated
18. Alex G – Salt
17. Duke Dumont – Ocean Drive
16. Adele – Hello
15. Zhu & Alunageorge – Automatic
14. Calvin Harris & Disciples – How Deep Is Your Love
13. Nelly f. Jeremih – The Fix
12. Silversun Pickups – Friendly Fires
11. Nicole Dollanganger – You’re So Cool
10. Day Wave – Come Home Now
Bonus: Eric Hutchinson – Watching You Watch Him
9. Fetty Wap – 679
8. Big Grams – Lights On
7. Naughty Boy f. Beyonce, Arrow – Running
6. Ryan Adams – Out Of The Woods/Black Space/Shake It Off
Bonus: Ingrid Michaelson – Parachute
5. Jr. Jr. – Gone
Brilliant song and video. This is happiness incarnate.
4. Shawn Mendes – Stitches
One of the best pop songs of the year.
3. Metric – For Kicks/Celebrate
They’re some of the most gifted songwriters/melodicists walking on the face of this earth.
Bonus: Wolf Alice – Blush
2. Justin Bieber – Sorry
As I mentioned when I roasted him, all he needed was a hit. And cot damn, he finally has one. A genuine, lethal pop smash, this is.
1. The Helio Sequence – Battle Lines
The stunning album-opener from the always reliable, always brilliant, always soul-shaking Helio Sequence. I love this band so, so much.