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12/16/2014 03:24 pm ET Updated May 13, 2015

A-Sides with Jon Chattman Top 54 Songs of 2014

Delve Into 54 of 2014
The year-end lists are spreading like wildfire so here I am adding yet another one. It's silly since anything in the arts is subjective, but here are the songs that made me happy to be a music writer/blogger/listener. Here are my top 54 songs of 2014 in order. I'll spare you the silly reverse countdown. I'm not Rick Dees.

1. "Blue Moon" - Beck
2. "Now Hear In" - Cloud Nothings
3. "Stolen Dance" - Milky Chance
4. "Seasons (Waiting on You)" - Future Islands
5. "Peaches" - In the Valley Below (Watch them on A-Sides here.)
6. "Chandelier" - Sia
7. "You're Not Good Enough" - Blood Orange
8. "Waves" - Sleeper Agent (Watch them on A-Sides here.)
9. "Alienation" - Morning Parade (Watch them on A-Sides here.)
10. "Shadow" - Bleachers
11. "Would You Fight For My Love?" - Jack White
12. "Boom Clap" - Charli XCX (Watch her on A-Sides here.)
13. "Inside Out" - Spoon
14. "Let it Burn" - The Orwells
15. "XO" - Beyonce
16. "Shark Attack" - Grouplove
17. "How Can You Really" - Foxygen
18. "Digital Witness" - St. Vincent
19. "Beggin for Thread" - Banks
20. "Red Eyes" - The War on Drugs
21. "Take Me to Church" - Hozier
22. "Iris (Hold Me Close)" - U2
23. "Elevate" - St. Lucia
24. "Lost Boys and Girls Club" - The Dum Dum Girls
25. "I'm Not a Part of Me" - Cloud Nothings
26. "Ends of the Earth" - Lord Huron
27."Habits (Stay High)" - Tove Lo
28. "Mess is Mine" - Vance Joy (Watch him on A-Sides here.)
29. "Helter Skeleton" - The Gaslight Anthem
30. "Unforgiven" - Beck
31. "Wings" - HAERTS
32. "First" - Cold War Kids (Watch them on A-Sides here.)
33. "O" - Coldplay
34. "Quieter Today" - Cloud Nothings
35. "Fever" - Black Keys
36. "Prague" - White Sea
37. "Glory" - Wye Oak
38. "Am I Wrong" - Nico & Vinz (Watch them on A-Sides here.)
39. "Da Vinci" - Weezer
40. "I Sat By The Ocean" - Queens of the Stone Age
41. "Riptide" - Vance Joy (Watch him on A-Sides here.)
42. "No Rest for the Wicked" - Lykke Li
43. "Lanterns" - Birds of Tokyo
44. "Hemiplegia" - HAERTS
45. "Go" - Grimes
46. "Texas" - Magic Man
47. "Home" - Dotan
48. "Holding On For Life" - Broken Bells
49. "The Troubles" - U2 with Lykke Li
50. "Scare Away The Dark" - Passenger
51. "Coffee" - Sylvia Esso
52. "My Silver Lining" - First Aid Kit
53. "Reverse" - SomeKindaWonderful (Watch them on A-Sides here.)
54. "Think of You" - MS MR