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World Cafe Archives

Join the World Cafe through performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists.



Sigh No More

by Mumford and Sons

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The Suburbs

by Arcade Fire

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Shame, Shame

by Dr. Dog

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by Black Keys

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God Willin' And The Creek Don't Rise

by Ray LaMontagne & The Pariah Dogs

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Broken Bells

by Broken Bells

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by Vampire Weekend

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High Violet

by The National

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by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

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Plastic Beach

by Gorillaz

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Year In Review: Top 100 Songs 2010

1. Mumford & SonsLittle Lion ManBuy
2. Ray Lamontagne & The Pariah DogsBeg Steal Or BorrowBuy
3. Dr. DogShadow PeopleBuy
4. Broken BellsThe High RoadBuy
5. Cee LoForget YouBuy
6. The NationalBloodbuzz OhioBuy
7. The Black KeysNext GirlBuy
8. The Arcade FireReady To StartBuy
9. Ray Lamontagne & The Pariah DogsRepo ManBuy
10. Janelle MonaeTightropeBuy
11. Mumford & SonsThe CaveBuy
12. Free EnergyBang PopBuy
13. LissieIn SleepBuy
14. SadeSoldier Of LoveBuy
15. Freelance WhalesHannahBuy
16. GusterDo You Love MeBuy
17. The Black KeysTighten UpBuy
18. GorillazOn Melancholy HillBuy
19. Beach HouseZebraBuy
20. Tom Petty & The HeartbreakersFirst Flash Of FreedomBuy
21. Alejandro EscovedoAnchorBuy
22. Citizen CopeHealing HandsBuy
23. Local NativesSun HandsBuy
24. Los LobosBurn It DownBuy
25. Dr. DogTake Me Into TownBuy
26. Robert PlantAngel DanceBuy
27. Jp, Chrissie And The Fairground BoyIf You Let MeBuy
28. Vampire WeekendCousinsBuy
29. Best CoastBoyfriendBuy
30. One EskimoAmazingBuy
31. Old 97'sEvery Night Is Friday Night (without You)Buy
32. The Black KeysEverlasting LightBuy
33. Delta SpiritBushwick BluesBuy
34. Vampire WeekendGiving Up The GunBuy
35. K. T. TunstallFade Like A ShadowBuy
36. Band Of HorsesLaredoBuy
37. Broken BellsThe Ghost InsideBuy
38. GorillazStyloBuy
39. The Gaslight AnthemAmerican SlangBuy
40. Mumford & SonsRoll Away Your StoneBuy
41. Tom Petty & The HeartbreakersI Should Have Known ItBuy
42. The Arcade FireSprawl IiBuy
43. The Arcade FireThe SuburbsBuy
44. Mavis StaplesWrote A Song For EveryoneBuy
45. Trombone ShortyOn Your Way DownBuy
46. Neil YoungHitchhikerBuy
47. Ben ArnoldSimplifyBuy
48. Ra Ra RiotBoyBuy
49. Lcd SoundsystemDance Yrself CleanBuy
50. Ingrid MichaelsonParachuteBuy
51. Carolina Chocolate DropsHit 'em Up StyleBuy
52. John Legend & The RootsWake Up EverybodyBuy
53. Peter WolfTragedyBuy
54. Free EnergyFree EnergyBuy
55. Minus The BearMy TimeBuy
56. The Secret SistersI've Gotta FeelingBuy
57. Sufjan StevensI WalkedBuy
58. Sharon Jones And The Dap-kingsI Learned The Hard WayBuy
59. John Legend & The RootsHard TimesBuy
60. Dr. DogWhere'd All The Time Go?Buy
61. John MellencampNo Better Than ThisBuy
62. She & HimIn The SunBuy
63. Ryan Bingham & The Dead HorsesDepressionBuy
64. Belle & SebastianI Want The World To StopBuy
65. Grace Potter And The NocturnalsParis (ooh La La)Buy
66. The New PornographersCrash YearsBuy
67. Mumford & SonsAfter The StormBuy
68. Vampire WeekendHorchataBuy
69. Kings Of LeonRadioactiveBuy
70. CakeSick Of YouBuy
71. The Arcade FireWe Used To WaitBuy
72. The RootsDear God 2.0Buy
73. Josh RitterThe CurseBuy
74. John Legend & The RootsCompared To WhatBuy
75. Jenny & JohnnyScissor RunnerBuy
76. JunipAlwaysBuy
77. Ben Folds & Nick HornbyFrom AboveBuy
78. Ike ReillyGood WorkBuy
79. Jack JohnsonYou And Your HeartBuy
80. Bryan FerryYou Can DanceBuy
81. Beach HouseNorwayBuy
82. YeasayerO.n.e.Buy
83. Corinne Bailey RaeThe Blackest LilyBuy
84. SpoonThe Mystery ZoneBuy
85. Florence And The MachineDog Days Are OverBuy
86. SpoonWritten In ReverseBuy
87. Brandon FlowersCrossfireBuy
88. Sharon Jones And The Dap-kingsMoneyBuy
89. Jack JohnsonAt Or With MeBuy
90. Trombone ShortyHurricane SeasonBuy
91. Michael Franti & SpearheadSound Of SunshineBuy
92. Mavis StaplesYou Are Not AloneBuy
93. Amos LeeEl CaminoBuy
94. Dr. DogShame, ShameBuy
95. The DecemberistsDown By The WaterBuy
96. Local NativesAirplanesBuy
97. Josh RitterChange Of TimeBuy
98. YeasayerAmbling AlpBuy
99. Ariel Pink's Haunted GraffitiBright Lit Blue SkiesBuy
100. WarpaintUndertowBuy