This 4th mix tape playlist rounds out my favorite songs of 2020.
While I like all these songs a lot, I hope that in the upcoming months and year there will be less songs that seem to be written out of that sense of anxiety, dread, loneliness, and injustice that was so prevalent in 2020.
Fold-out cassette insert for Favorite Songs of the 4th Quarter of 2020 Mix Tape.
Photo taken on Honeymoon Island shortly before moving from the beach to central St. Petersburg. This photo is also the cover for the 2021 Happier Place wall calendar.
List of my favorite songs of the 4th quarter of 2020:
- Fight The Power: Remix 2020 (feat. Nas, Rapsody, Black Thought, Jahi, YG & Questlove) – Public Enemy
- The Truth – I LIKE TRAINS
- Song 33 – Noname
- Show Them The Way – Stevie Nicks
- Easy Chair – David Dondero
- The New OK – Drive-By Truckers
- GRID (feat. Cypress Hill & George Clinton) – Public Enemy
- FRANCHISE (feat. Young Thug & M.I.A.) – Travis Scott
- 4 American Dollars – U.S. Girls
- Inside – Chris Avantgarde
- Gospel For A New Century – Yves Tumor
- Tangerine – Steady Holiday
- Fetch The Bolt Cutters – Fiona Apple
- Bad Vacation – Liza Anne
- Living Life – Steady Holiday
- Don’t Come Home A-Drinkin’ (With Lovin’ on Your Mind) – Dolores Diaz & the Standby Club
- Invisible String – Taylor Swift
- Emerald City – Luluc
- Red Western Sky – Muzz
- Lilacs – Waxahatchee
- Little Bird – Jenny Owen Youngs
- Coney Island (feat. The National) – Taylor Swift
- Fade Into You – Muzz
- Campfire – Kevin Morby
- Old Friend (Stay Alive) – Laura Jane Grace
- Blackness of the Night (feat. AZITA) – Bill Callahan
- If We Make It Through December – Phoebe Bridgers
You can listen to the entire 4th Quarter of 2020 mix on Spotify.