WRNR Favorites of 2012




Alabama Shakes

"Hold On"

"I Ain't the Same"


Alex Clare

"Too Close"


Allen Stone



Andrew Bird



Audra Mae & The Almighty Sound

"Real Thing"


The Avett Brothers

"Live and Die"



"Caught Me Thinking"


Band of Horses

"Knock Knock"


Band of Skulls

"Sweet Sour"


Beach House




The Belle Brigade

"I Didn't Mean It"


Ben Folds Five

"Do It Anyway"


Ben Howard

"Only Love"


Ben Kweller

"Jealous Girl"


Benjamin Gibbard

"Teardrop Windows"


Beth Orton



The Black Keys

"Dead and Gone"

"Little Black Submarines"

"Run Right Back"


Bon Iver



Brandi Carlisle

"That Wasn't Me"


Bruce Springsteen

"We Take Care of Our Own"

"Rocky Ground"





Cat Power




"Come Home"


Charlie Mars

"How I Roll"

"Let the Meter Run"





Citizen Cope

"One Lovely Day"

"Something to Believe In"


Civil Twilight



Dave Matthews Band

"If Only"




"A Little Bit of Everything"


Delta Rae

"Bottom of the River"


Delta Spirit


"Tear It Up"


Dirty Heads

"Cabin By the Sea"


Divine Fits

"Would That Not Be Nice"


Django Django



Dr. Dog

"That Old Black Hole"


Dum Dum Girls

"Bedroom Eyes"


The Dunwells

"I Could Be a King"


Ed Sheeran

"The A Team"


Eric Hutchinson

"Watching You Watch Him"


Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros

"Man on Fire"



"Give a Little"

"Into the Grey"


Family of the Year



Father John Misty

"Hollywood Cemetery Sings"



"The Bad in Each Other"


Florence + The Machine

"No Light, No Light"



"We Are Young"



"Blood for Poppies"


Gary Clark Jr.

"Ain't Messin' 'Round"



"Somebody That I Used to Know"


Grace Potter & The Nocturnals

"Never Go Back"


Graffiti 6

"Stare into the Sun"


Green Day

"Oh Love"

"Let Yourself Go"


Heartless Bastards

"Parted Ways"

"Only for You"


Imagine Dragons

"It's Time"


Imelda May



Jack White


"Freedom at 21"

"I'm Shakin"

"Love Interruption"

"Trash Tongue Talker"


Jimmy Cliff

"One More"


John Mayer

"Queen of California"


Justin Jones



Karen O

"Strange Love"


Katie Herzig

"Free My Mind"



"Silenced By the Night"


The Killers

"From Here On Out"



Lana Del Rey

"Blue Jeans"



Leonard Cohen



Lianne La Havas

"Is Your Love Big Enough?"


Lisa Marie Presley

"You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet"


The Lumineers

"Stubborn Love"

"Ho Hey"



"Stuck on You"



"Youth Without Youth"


Michael Kiwanuka

"I'm Getting Ready"


Mumford & Sons

"I Will Wait"






Norah Jones

"Happy Pills"


Of Monsters and Men

"Little Talks"

"Mountain Sound"





Red Hot Chili Peppers

"Factory of Faith"

"Look Around"


Real Estate

"It's Real"


Regina Spektor

"All the Rowboats"


Rhett Miller

"Out of Love"


The Rolling Stones

"Doom and Gloom"


Ryan Adams

"Chains of Love"


Ryan Bingham

"Heart of Rhythm"


Shawn Colvin

"All Fall Down"


The Shins

"It's Only Life"

"No Way Down"

"The Rifle's Spiral"

"Simple Song"


Slightly Stoopid

"Top of the World"


Snow Patrol

"This Isn't Everything You Are"


St. Vincent & David Byrne






Walk the Moon

"Anna Sun"


The Wallflowers

"Reboot the Mission"


White Rabbits




"Born Alone"


ZZ Ward

"Put the Gun Down"