The Top 89 Songs of 2012

Top 89 of 2012
Top 89 of 2012 (MPR Graphic)

The results are in! Here are the Top 89 songs of 2012 as voted by our listeners.

While you're at it, don't miss our staff picks, as well as our features on your favorite albums, local releases, in-studios, concerts, new artists and videos of the year!

1. The Lumineers – "Ho Hey"

2. Macklemore and Ryan Lewis – "Same Love (feat. Mary Lambert)"

3. Alabama Shakes – "Hold On"

4. Of Monsters And Men – "Little Talks"

5. First Aid Kit – "Emmylou"

6. Mumford and Sons – "I Will Wait"

7. Trampled by Turtles – "Alone"

8. Django Django – "Default"

9. Muse – "Madness"

10. The Avett Brothers – "Live and Die"

11. Father John Misty – "Hollywood Forever Cemetery Sings"

12. FUN. – "We Are Young (feat. Janelle Monae)"

13. Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros – "Man On Fire"

14. Frank Ocean – "Lost"

15. Passion Pit – "Take A Walk"

16. Polica – "Wandering Star"

17. The Lumineers – "Stubborn Love"

18. Alt-J – "Fitzpleasure"

19. Beach House – "Myth"

20. The Magnetic Fields – "Andrew in Drag"

21. Metric – "Breathing Underwater"

22. Trampled by Turtles – "Midnight on the Interstate"

23. Jack White – "I'm Shakin'"

24. The Tallest Man On Earth – "1904"

25. David Byrne and St. Vincent – "Who"

26. Lana Del Rey – "Video Games"

27. Divine Fits – "Would That Not Be Nice"

28. JD McPherson – "North Side Gal"

29. Regina Spektor – "All The Rowboats"

30. The Shins – "Simple Song"

31. Alt-J – "Tessellate"

32. Ben Folds Five – "Do It Anyway"

33. Gotye – "Somebody that I Used to Know"

34. Japandroids – "The House that Heaven Built"

35. Father John Misty – "I'm Writing A Novel"

36. Adele – "Skyfall"

37. Jack White – "Love Interruption"

38. The Black Keys – "The Baddest Man Alive (feat. RZA)"

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39. Brandi Carlile – "That Wasn't Me"

40. Delta Spirit – "California"

41. Andrew Bird – "Three White Horses"

42. P.O.S. – "Where We Land (feat. Justin Vernon)"

43. Frank Ocean – "Thinkin Bout You"

44. Metric – "Synthetica"

45. Grizzly Bear – "Yet Again"

46. Santigold – "Disparate Youth"

47. Hot Chip – "Night And Day"

48. Lana Del Rey – "Blue Jeans"

49. Dr. Dog – "That Old Black Hole"

50. Brother Ali – "Only Life I Know"

51. Mumford and Sons – "Below My Feet"

52. The Shins – "40 Mark Strasse"

53. P.O.S. – "Get Down (feat. Mike Mictlan)"

54. Atoms For Peace – "Default"

55. Best Coast – "The Only Place"

56. Grizzly Bear – "Sleeping Ute"

57. Jack White – "Sixteen Saltines"

58. Arctic Monkeys – "R U Mine?"

59. The Avett Brothers – "I Never Knew You"

60. John Mark Nelson – "Reminisce"

61. Purity Ring – "Lofticries"

62. San Cisco – "Awkward"

63. Metric – "Youth Without Youth"

64. Beirut – "A Candle's Fire"

65. Alt-J – "Breezeblocks"

66. Bob Mould – "The Descent"

67. The Gaslight Anthem – "45"

68. tUnE-yArDs – "My Country"

69. Aimee Mann – "Charmer"

70. Alabama Shakes – "I Ain't The Same"

71. Chastity Brown – "After You"

72. Polica – "Amongster"

73. Field Report – "I Am Not Waiting Anymore"

74. Punch Brothers – "Movement And Location"

75. Father John Misty – "Nancy From Now On"

76. Yeasayer – "Henrietta"

77. Fiona Apple – "Every Single Night"

78. Michael Kiwanuka – "Home Again"

79. Alabama Shakes – "Hang Loose"

80. Electric Guest – "This Head I Hold"

81. Matt and Kim – "Let's Go"

82. Of Monsters And Men – "Mountain Sound"

83. Lavender Diamond – "I Don't Recall"

84. Atlas Genius – "Trojans"

85. Tame Impala – "Elephant"

86. Cat Power – "Ruin"

87. Calexico – "Splitter"

88. Dr. Dog – "Lonesome"

89. Sea Wolf – "Old Friend"

89.3. Dinosaur Jr. – "Watch The Corners"

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