2012 Playlist

I don’t know, maybe it’s too little too late to make a writing about “2012 playlist”. The playlist I get from my iTunes’ ‘Top 25 Most Play’ Playlist, my cell-phone’s playlist and little bit help from my ear-worms *giggle*. Here are twenty singles which I listened in 2012. The order of the list is alphabetical because it seems hard work to consider which the best of the best is.

  1. Adele – Skyfall

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“You may have my number, you can take my name
But you’ll never have my heart”

This song is one of my favorite soundtracks for one of the most successful movies, James Bond. What I can say for this song is majestic! Like other Bond’s songs, the intro of the song is so classical. I need time to understand the lyrics, but after I watched the movie, I got help. And Adele as the singer gives a huge impact for this song’s and also this movie’s marketing worldwide.

2.       Adele – Turning Tables

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“Close enough to start a war
All that I have is on the floor”

The lyrics may sound cool and little bit sad but the background of this song is actually funny. Adele told the story behind this song when she sang at Albert Hall London last year. She said that the inspiration was got when Adele and friends were eating at Chinese restaurant in New York. The restaurant set round tables and at that time their table was turned down.

3.       Anggun – Echo (You and I)

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“J`entends l` echo de nos pas
Tous en cadence
Marche au pas
Jamais dans le meme sens
On avance mais on court apres quoi?”

This song composed by Anggun, William Rousseau, and Jean-Pierre Pilot is made for 57th annual Eurovision Song Contest 2012. Anggun sang this song to represent France at the final of the biggest and the longest song contest in Europe.

4.       Carly Rae Jepsen – Call Me Maybe

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“Hey, I just met you, this is crazy, but here’s my number, so call me maybe”

Call Me Maybe” is a song recorded by Canadian singer-songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen for her EP Curiosity (2012) and appearing on her international debut album, Kiss. This song hit number one on many single charts around the world. This song was also the most downloaded single in iTunes in 2012.

5.       Carrie Underwood – Blown Away

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“Every brick, every board, every slamming door blown away”

*Best Country Solo Performance

*Best Country Song

6.       Christina Perri – A Thousand Years feat. Steve Kazee

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“The day we met,
Frozen I held my breath
Right from the start
I knew that I’d found a home for my heart…
…beats fast”

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I listened to this song like a zillion times. I am in love to this song. You will be suprised if i tell you that i dont ‘really’ like love song and Twilight Sagas. But yeah, Perri, you got my heart!

7.       Ellie Goulding – Lights

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“I had a heart then but the queen has been overthrown
And I’m not sleeping now, the dark is too hard to beat”


This song is amazing. Surprisingly this song needed two years to hit number one on Billboard Hot 100 Chart in 2012

8. Fun – We are Young feat. Janelle Monae

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“Maybe we could find new ways to fall apart
But our friends are back
So let’s raise a toast”

Everybody must know this song. Ever watch Chevrolet’s TV Ads, no?

*Song of the Year

*Best New Artist

9. Gotye – Somebody That I Used to Know

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“And I don’t even need your love
But you treat me like a stranger and that feels so rough”

I need time to digest this song, at first i though it’s a boring song. After i realized that i was wrong.

*Record of the Year

*Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

*Best Alternative Music Album

10.       Jason Mraz – Everthing is Sound

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“You don’t need a vacation when there’s nothing to escape from”

11.   JKT 48 – Heavy Rotation

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“Seperti popcorn yang meletup letupkata kata suka menari nari”

 

This is debut single for the first sister group outside Japan of AKB 48. This single stole Indonesians’ heart when it appeared on Pocari Sweet TV Ads.

12.   Lana Del Rei – Born to Die

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“Come on take a walk on the wild side
Let me kiss you hard in the pouring rain
You like your girls insane”

13.   Madonna – Girl Gone Wild

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14.   Maroon 5 – Payphone feat. Wiz Khalifa

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15.   Noah – Separuh Aku

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A new name, new album and new single, Ariel and friends showed that their music is still on the top. David as a new keyboardist gives classical touch to the song.

16.   PSY – Oppa Gangnam Style

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This is song was s big sensation in 2012. This song proved that Korean music is a big deal.

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