Yeah, I know I’m late – it’s almost March. But it was a challenge to distill the four Favorite of Quarter CDs down to a more manageable “2009 Up” and “2009 Down” – not to mention, decide if to add anything I had previously overlooked.
“2009 Up”
No You Girls by Franz Ferdinand
Heads Will Roll by Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Percussion Gun by White Rabbits
Straight To Hell (The Clash cover) by Lily Allen (featuring Mick Jones)
Never Forget You by Noisettes
Home by Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
Search and Destroy (Iggy & The Stooges cover) by Peaches
Feel Like Taking You Home by Brendan Benson
Obsessions by Marina & The Diamonds
Dominos by The Big Pink

Sick Muse by Metric
Taller Children by Elizabeth & The Catapult
Dog Days Are Over by Florence & The Machine
Nothing To Worry About by Peter, Bjorn and John
15 to 20 by The Phenomenal Handclap Band
So Human by Lady Sovereign
“2009 Down”
So Far Around The Bend by The National
First Of The Gang To Die (Morrissey cover) by Zee Avi
Blood Bank by Bon Iver
I and Love and You by The Avett Brothers
Eid Ma Clack Shaw by Bill Callahan
Lua by Conor Oberst & Gillian Welch
Prison Girls by Neko Case
Airport Surroundings by Loney, Dear
Swim Until You Can’t See Land by Frightened Rabbit
Little Lion Man by Mumford & Sons
French Navy by Camera Obscura
VCR by The xx
Cornerstone by Arctic Monkeys
Laughing With by Regina Spektor
First Love by Emmy The Great
I Just Want Your Jeans by God Help The Girl
Heart of Glass (Blondie cover) by Old School Freight Trains
The song definitely missing from the 2009 Down CD (because at 8 minutes long it just wouldn’t fit) is Sleepless by The Decemberists. 
The complete lists for the 4 Favorites of the Quarter: 
And as usual, if we know each other and you want to hear the whole mix, just tell me.

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