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12 songs that captivated campuses in 2012

Japandroids, Hollerado, Rah Rah, Topanga & more

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It’s that time of the year again. Not the mad dash to wrap everything… okay, that too. It’s ‘best of” lists season! From doom soul to dance-punk, here are 12 tracks that captivated campuses in 2012:

1. Japandroids “Younger us”


2. Topanga “Oceans”

3. Hollerado “Pick me up”

4. Poor Young Things “Blame it on the good times”

5. Teenage Kicks “Middle of the night”

6. Stars “Hold on when you get love…”

7. Rah Rah “20s”

8. Erin Passmore “Into the woods”

9. The Wooden Sky “Child of the Valley”

10. Evening Hymns “Arrows”

11. Whitehorse “No glamour in the hammer”

12. John K. Samson “When I write my master’s thesis”