For a whole year, we’ve been collecting songs and albums and featuring them on our various podcasts. Now, we’re taking turns to personalize some of them and some of others for our top 10 songs of 2017 lists. Here’s Damon’s….
10. Carly Rae Jepsen – “Cut to the Feeling”
Carly makes yet-another exuberant, extremely danceable love track and she didn’t even need to put out an album. “Cut to the Feeling” is jam-packed with fun beats against a wave of euphoric synth-pop. She knows what she wants and she’s fucking going for it.
9. Sufjan Stevens – “Mystery of Love”
Originally created for the film Call Me By Your Name, “Mystery of Love” tackles the absence of love from someone who’s still in love or not ready to let go. It fit well within the film, and even took the scene during when it was played to another emotional dimension that pushed us to feel the intensity of the character’s spirit.