Top 89 Local Songs of 2014

Top 89 Local Songs of 2014
Top 89 Local Songs of 2014 (MPR Graphic)

We asked, you voted! All December long you, the local music lover, voted for your favorite Minnesota songs released in 2014, and the results are in!

We'll count down to the top 89 local songs of 2014 as voted by listeners of The Current on Local Current, our all Minnesota music stream, tomorrow, Dec. 30 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Last night host David Campbell revealed the top 25 local songs of 2014 on the Local Show. Here are those results:

Top 89 Local Songs of 2014





1. Lizzo and Caroline Smith – "Let 'Em Say"


2. Stereo Confession – "Video Games"


3. Davina and the Vegabonds – "Sunshine"


4. Jeremy Messersmith – "It's Only Dancing"


5. Hippo Campus – "Little Grace"


6. Bon Iver – "Heavenly Father"


7. Jeremy Messersmith – "Ghost"


8. Cloud Cult – "Pretty Voice"


9. Doomtree – ".38 Airweight"


10. Chastity Brown – "Colorado"


11. Trampled by Turtles – "Are You Behind the Shining Star?"


12. Atmosphere – "Kanye West"


13. The Cactus Blossoms – "Change Your Ways or Die (The Buffalo Song)"


14. Trampled by Turtles – "Wild Animals"


15. Trampled by Turtles – "Hollow"


16. Annie and the Bang Bang – "Explode With Happy, Man!"


17. Jeremy Messersmith – "I Want to Be Your One Night Stand"


18. Lizzo – "Paris"


19. Low – "I'm on Fire"


20. Haley Bonar – "From A Cage" feat. Justin Vernon


21. Haley Bonar – "Kill The Fun"


22. Jeremy Messersmith – "Bubblin'"


23. Prince – "Clouds"


24. John Mark Nelson – "Boy"


25. Spooky Black – "Without U"


26. Caroline Smith – "Bloodstyle"


27. Stereo Confession – "Tonight"


28. Atmosphere – "Bitter"


29. Trampled by Turtles – "Western World"


30. Sound Morpher – "Post Modern Radio"


31. Chris Koza – "Radio Wave"


32. Poliça – "Raw Exit"


33. deM atlaS – "All We Got"


34. Frankie Lee – "Country"


35. Trampled by Turtles – "Come Back Home"


36. Carroll – "Bad Water"


37. Black Diet – "You Did It to Yourself"


38. The 4onthefloor – "Our Saints (Hey Hey Hey)"


39. Sun Gods to Gamma Rays – "A Ghost to Find"


40. Allan Kingdom – "Evergreens"


41. Actual Wolf – "July" feat. Haley Bonar


42. Strange Names – "Ricochet"


43. Toki Wright and Big Cats – "Pangaea"


44. Atmosphere – "Color in the Snow" feat. deM atlaS, Joe Horton and Toki Wright


45. Sonny Knight and the Lakers – "Juicy Lucy"


46. Stereo Confession – "Hang Ten"


47. Prince – "FUNKNROLL"


48. Allan Kingdom – "Wavey" feat. Spooky Black


49. Sims – "Uh Huh"


50. The Hold Steady – "I Hope This Whole Thing Doesn't Frighten You"


51. Fort Wilson Riot – "Something Left Alive"


52. The Bombshells – "Who's To Say?"


53. Jeremy Messersmith – "You'll Only Break His Heart"


54. Howler – "Don't Wanna"


55. The Ericksons – "My Love"


56. Tickle Torture – "Would I Love You"


57. Chastity Brown – "Saving Grace" (Bob Dylan cover)


58. Atmosphere – "January on Lake Street"


59. Aby Wolf – "Not Your Family" (Moon Rock / EO Mix)


60. Little Man – "Face"


61. We Are the Willows – "Dear Ms. Branstner"


62. Jeremy Messersmith – "Heidi"


63. Wang Mango – "Splinterhead"


64. Little Man – "Medicinal"


65. Fort Wilson Riot – "Yes Indeed"


66. Jeremy Messersmith – "Steve"


67. Jeremy Messersmith – "Hitman"


68. Carroll – "Boxing Day"


69. Fort Wilson Riot – "Nothing Changes (It's a Riddle)"


70. Little Man – "Flip You Over"


71. Pert Near Sandstone – "Hellfire"


72. Suzie – "Coffin in Houston"


73. Pert Near Sandstone – "You're No Good to Me"


74. Brian Setzer – "Let's Shake"


75. Buffalo Moon – "Machista"


76. Fort Wilson Riot – "Drift"


77. Erik Koskinen – "Six Pack of Beer and a Pack of Cigarettes"


78. The Hold Steady – "Spinners"


79. Frankie Teardrop – "Personal Hell"


80. Mike Mictlan – "CLAPP'D"


81. Prince and 3RDEYEGIRL – "Boy Trouble" feat. Lizzo and Sophia Eris


82. Barbara Jean – "Wishing Well" feat. Mason Jennings and Chastity Brown


83. Alpha Consumer – "Miss Positron"


84. The Road Flares – "Cross"


85. Hollow Boys – "Spellbreaker"


86. Heiruspecs – "Let's Go"


87. Atmosphere – "Arthur's Song"


88. The Person and the People – "Unwind"


89. Haley Bonar – "No Sensitive Man"

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