The West Of The Fields 2017 Top 50 Countdown

Take a look back at another exciting year in alternative, indie rock and electronic music with my countdown of the top 50 tracks of 2017! Here’s the tracklist for the full show:

  • 50: Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile- Over Everything
  • 49: Perfume Genius- Slip Away
  • 48: Broken Social Scene- Halfway Home
  • 47: Maggie Rogers- Alaska
  • 46: Fever Ray- To The Moon And Back
  • 45: LCD Soundsystem- Tonite
  • 44: First Aid Kit- Fireworks
  • 43: Porches- Find Me
  • 42: Julien Baker- Turn Out The Lights
  • 41: Goldfrapp- Anymore
  • 40: King Krule- Dum Surfer
  • 39: Japandroids- No Known Drink Or Drug
  • 38: Real Estate- Darling
  • 37: Alvvays- Not My Baby
  • 36: Father John Misty- Total Entertainment Forever
  • 35: Susanne Sundfør- Undercover
  • 34: Parcels- Overnight
  • 33: The xx- I Dare You
  • 32: Matthew Dear- Modafinil Blues
  • 31: CCFX- The One To Wait
  • 30: The Horrors- Something To Remember Me By
  • 29: Makthaverskan- In My Dreams
  • 28: Charlotte Gainsbourg- Deadly Valentine
  • 27: Alice Glass- Without Love
  • 26: Radiohead- I Promise
  • 25: Priests- Nothing Feels Natural
  • 24: Grace Mitchell- Now
  • 23: Purity Ring- Asido
  • 22: Grizzly Bear- Mourning Sound
  • 21: Slowdive- Sugar For The Pill
  • 20: Kristin Kontrol- Concrete Love
  • 19: Spoon- Hot Thoughts
  • 18: Waxahatchee- Silver
  • 17: Lana Del Rey- Love
  • 16: Phoenix- J-Boy
  • 15: Beck- Up All Night
  • 14. Sunflower Bean- I Was A Fool
  • 13. St. Vincent- Los Ageless
  • 12: Arcade Fire- Everything Now
  • 11: The War On Drugs- Strangest Thing
  • 10: Haim- Want You Back
  • 9: Maggie Rogers- On + Off
  • 8: Wolf Alice- Don’t Delete The Kisses
  • 7: Radiohead- Man Of War
  • 6: Lorde- Green Light
  • 5: Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever- French Press
  • 4: Sylvan Esso- Die Young
  • 3: LCD Soundsystem- Call The Police
  • 2: The National- The System Only Dreams In Total Darkness
  • 1: The War On Drugs- Holding On

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Travis Gass

About Travis Gass

I'm an editor on the Digital Desk at the Bangor Daily News. I'm also the host of West Of The Fields, a college radio show that has aired continuously on UMaine's WMEB 91.9 FM since 1998.