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printdude / November 30, 2009 9:44 AM

Right now, I'm thinking that it is
"The Heavy"'s "How you like me now?"

Joel Shea / November 30, 2009 10:50 AM

Dawes: "North Hills"

eee / November 30, 2009 11:22 AM

Best album: Mika's The Boy Who Knew Too Much.

Scott Allen / November 30, 2009 11:48 AM

Them Crooked Vultures

Spook / November 30, 2009 3:07 PM

Well, I just heard Nina Simone's Sinnerman unedited for the first time two weeks ago! So cleary this is the best song
in 2009 or as you people annoyingly say "hands down"

Kelly Reaves / November 30, 2009 3:29 PM

Off the top of my head-- Best Song: Kid Cudi "Pursuit of Happiness" and Best Album: The Dirty Projectors "Bitte Orca"

Andrew / November 30, 2009 3:31 PM

Spook, I think you're the only person confused as to whether we mean songs released in the year 2009 or "ever." But to be clear, we're talking about the former.

PS: Who's "you people"?

mike / November 30, 2009 4:39 PM

Best album is Double Dagger "More"

Best song is a tough call, but the best one off that album is "Vivre San Temps Morts."

Spook / November 30, 2009 5:19 PM

Ohhhh NO Andrew, I think You need to reread the question. The question states, "best song of 2009" and since I heard it for the first time in 2009 it meets the definition in full.

When I said you people, I mean you people.

You gotta problem with that????

V / November 30, 2009 6:20 PM

Bon Iver's Blood Bank

printdude / December 1, 2009 7:47 AM

The best album of '09 I will cast my vote for "Silversun Pickups"' "Swoon"

Guy Smiley / December 1, 2009 1:28 PM

Something by that Lady GaGa person. She was pretty popular this year or something, right? Yeah, put me down for that.

Mucky Fingers / December 1, 2009 1:41 PM

Best album was "Before The Frost...Until The Freeze" by the Black Crowes.

I ditto printdude on the Heavy tune, and I just heard it a week ago. It's got balls!

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