Hear SPIN's Favorite Songs of 2012 in a 101-Track Spotify Playlist

Yep, 'Hot Cheetos & Takis' is definitely on here!

Hear SPIN's Favorite Songs of 2012 in a 101-Track Spotify Playlist
SPIN Staff

Forget all the lists, features, thinkpieces, and interviews we've been doing to celebrate the chaotic jumble that is 2012. When it gets right down to it, nothing matters more than the music itself. So here, presented with very little comment, is a Spotify playlist of 101 of our favorite songs from the last 12 months. This beast runs the gamut from ubiquitous mega-sensations like PSY and Kanye to under-the-radar gems from Fatima Al Qadiri and Holograms. Think of it as the living, breathing, rocking version of our Year In Music extravaganza: There's "Mercy," but no mercy. It's all our favorite albums, songs, hip-hop, metal, electronic, R&B, dubstep, African rap, hardcore punk, blues hybrids, prog-disco, weird Swedish Afro-psych, and hopefully the last time we have to say "trap rave." Enjoy!

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  • 1 Brandy Zdan — More of a Man " 03:33
  • 2 Tiësto & KSHMR — Secrets " 04:28
  • 3 Mercies — Every Echo " 00:00
  • 4 Jimmy Whispers — Heart Don't Know " 02:32
  • 5 GRiZ — For The Love " 04:41
  • 6 King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard — God Is in the Rhythm " 03:46
  • 7 FlatbushZOMBiES — Did U Ever Think feat. Joey BadA$$ & Issa Gold " 05:02

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