Songs of 2016

This year was like a crazy roller-coaster, giving the lemons and when you tried to make a lemon juice out of it, it splashed into your eyes. Yes, we did it, we managed to survive. We have lost idols, the war took a lot of lives and it seems like the world is crushing all around us. There’s silver lining – music.

To end this year with a positive post, I will just drop the ten of my favorite songs of 2016.

10. Bring me the horizon – Follow you

9. Panic at the disco – Don’t threaten me with a good time

8. Billy – Love don’t break me

7. Elliphant – Where is Home

6. Bastille – Send them Off!

5. Daughter – No care

4. You me at six – Swear

3. Zara Larsson – Ain’t my fault

2. Biffy Clyro – Howl

1. Mo – Final Song

Since this year was really tough, I have a couple more songs to share with you.

Biffy Clyro – Rearange

Mo – Drum

Major Lazer – Cold water

Tokio Hotel – Something new

Elliphant – Hit and Run

Tove Lo – Cool Girl

The 1975 – The Sound

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Panic at the Disco “LA Devotee”

Almost a year before the the release of Death of the Bachelor (January 15, 2016), the world got to know five new songs by Panic at the Disco. LA Devotee was the first promotional single, released worldwide on November 26 2015, making it the last sneak peak before the album premiere. And I have to say, this is by far one of my favorite songs from this album.

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The song’s inspiration derives from Urie’s passion for the city of Los Angeles and is about someone who has fallen in love with L.A. and will stop at nothing to survive and succeed in the city.

I’m sensing this years trend with occultism, possession and shit scary stories in music following the popular/new TV series. I’m talking specifically about American Horror Story, Salem, Stranger Things and Dead of Summer.

Picture of a demon was previously used by Brandon more than a year ago in Emperor’s New Clothes, released on September 1, 2015.

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Panic! At the Disco “Hallelujah”

Today’s great premiere of Panic! At the Disco’s new single Hallelujah got me caught up on listening and watching it for hours. Try it once and you gonna do the same, promise.

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First lets talk about the lyrics. Brendon is married, so he knows what he’s talking about. Leaving is easy when you screw things up, but love is not some fairy tale with a dreamy ending.

I was drunk and it didn’t mean a thing
Stop thinking about
The bullets from my mouth
I love the things you hate about yourself

And the video? A tetris alike castle full of labyrinths and moving floors. It perfectly suits the lyrics, as it shows the truth, that it’s always hard to try again and overcome your fears. Especially when it comes to relationships.

No one wants you when you have no heart and
I’m sitting pretty in my brand new scars and
You’ll never know if you don’t ever try again
So let’s try

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