Zach’s Top 25 Songs of 2014 (#10 – 1)

St. Vincent performing in Dallas. (Alexandra Olivia/Dallas News)

St. Vincent performing in Dallas. (Alexandra Olivia/Dallas News)

Yesterday, I posted the first 15 songs of my “Top 25″ in 2014. Here are the rest, the best of the best!

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Zach’s Top 25 Songs of 2014 (#25 – 11)

Jack White performs in 2014. (Consequence of Sound)

Jack White performs in 2014. (Consequence of Sound)

Is it that time of year again? Man, I feel like I just did this!

Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to my “Best of 2014″ music rundown. We had another fine year with some truly great surprises and wonderful releases. It was an honor to take in all of the new music this year had to offer and evaluate it to bring you the lists you are about to read.

This year’s will be a little less ceremonious than 2013, mainly because of personal time constraints. Grad school finals are a whole lot more intense than undergrad, so I have limited free time to devote to this. That’s why this weekend will be devoted to the Best and Worst Songs of 2014, and next weekend I’ll do the Best and Worst Albums of 2014, concluding with “Artist of 2014″ on Monday, December 22.

Today, I will begin with ranking songs #25 through #11. Tomorrow, the remainder of this list will be posted.  Read the rest of this entry »