234 Festive Fifty 2012 (part 3)

Yes. You aren’t dreaming. You are quite awake and able to listen to the final part of the Contrast Podcast Festive Fifty from 2012. So get it on now and find out just what our little nation liked listening to last year.

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17 Bat For Lashes – Laura

Shaun from Cold Citrus

16 Crocodiles – Endless Flowers

Colm Seigne from I Sing in the Kitchen

15 The Shins – Simple Song

Andy from Richmond Playlist

14 Japandroids – The House That Heaven Built

Charles from Heartache With Hard Work

13 Ben Folds Five – Do It Anyway

Kymm from The Thirteenth Baby Opossum

12 Fiona Apple – Every Single Night

Marc from Post Production

11 The Walkmen – Heaven

Robert Todd

10 First Aid Kit – Emmylou

Nat from Another Aging Hipster

9 The Lumineers – Ho Hey

Rachel from Untitled

8 Jack White – I’m Shakin’

The In Crowd from Learning to Share

7 Adele – Skyfall


6 Father John Misty – Hollywood Forever Cemetary Sings

Mad Mackerel from Mad Mackerel

5 Alabama Shakes – Hold On

Jessi from RVA Life

4 Gotye – Somebody That I Used to Know

Bella from Let Me Educate You

3 Of Monsters and Men – Little Talks


2 Tame Impala – Elephant

Linda from Speed of Dark

1 fun. – Some Nights

Alan from Having Said That …

Please send all your reverence to James from Appetite For Distraction without whom you wouldn’t have heard more than static and silence.

We are happy to announce that there WILL be another podcast along soon enough with the theme of Songs with French bits in them. There are out of date instructions on how to participate here.

P.S. The pattern in the picture is from here.

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Now that was a fun Festive Fifty! I listened to the 3 installments very slowly to draw it out.

It was really great to hear everyone’s voices again and to learn of some music I missed out on in 2012.

Thank you Tim, as always, for your hard work.

And James, you are a star! We all appreciate how much energy you put into getting this trio of podcasts ready to go. I think my favorite moment of the FF was when you interrupted the Skyfall intro to correct the standing from 10 to 7. Hilarious.

Kev, I also got a kick out of the way you pronounced Gotye. Very clever and Bella was as funny as ever.

Thanks Tricia! It was fun, as always, to help out with the FF!

I’ve been listening to Festive fifty since 2007. I love them. Thanks for putting them together once again.

I’m thinking of porting the playlist onto the Spotify as well 🙂

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