Best Songs January 2020

2020 opened up with some diverse, amazing new music! Of all the new songs we listened to this past January, we selected 80 songs to feature on our monthly playlist “Best New Songs of the Month.” From local acts such as Rachel Goodrich, In Velvet and Moaning — to well-known bands like Flaming Lips, Cage The Elephant and Iggy Pop — check out our favorite songs from January 2020. Songs in bold were played at least 10 times (#OnRepeat).


Follow our Best New Song of the Month playlist for the latest in indie, underground and lesser-known bands. The playlist gets updated daily!

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Stream Our Best New Songs of January, 2020

Best New Song Releases of January, 2020

“Fantasmas” by Ambar Lucid
“Matcha Matcha” by Rachel Goodrich
“Boss Bitch” by Doja Cat
“Risk It” by Austra
“Come Thru” by In Velvet
“Lover of the Good Times” by Paul Bergmann
“Mesmerize” by STRØM
“Nothing Blooms Quite Like a Heartache” by Charlee Remitz
“The Splendour That Was Rome” by Hamerkop
“Stray Fantasies” by Mint Julep
“Stiff” Beach Slang
“Me in 20 Years” by Moses Sumney
“Baddies” by Lanterns on the Lake
“Cellophane” by Ella Vos (FKA Twigs cover)
“My Name is Dark – Algorithm Mix” by Grimes
“Hold On” by Lola Marsh
“HEAVYWEIGHT (Alec Ness Remix)” by Rituals of Mine
“Dark Saturday – Dirt Road Edition” by Metric
“Were You Ever Wanted (Lost Tapes)” by Röyksopp
“Daily Routine” by Disq
“Need Your Love” by Tennis
“I Go Out at Night” by Ratboys
“Fog in the Mirror” by Theo Katzman
“Terrified” by Sun June
“I Can Hardly Speak” by Bombay Bicycle Club
“Kid” by meija
“Your Reply” by Frances Quinlan
“Hope Hell High” by Deap Lips
“Home Thru Hell” by Deap Lips
“lucy” by Soccer Mommy
“circle the drain” by Soccer Mommy
“Count on You” by Banoffee
“What Moves” by LA Priest
“Heal Me” by FARR
“Ego” by Moaning
“The Clap” by The Chats
“Call Me” by Empress Of
“Around The Sun” by Poolside
“Living Room” by Andy Shauf
“Cawfee” by Twin Peaks
“Everything Has Changed” by Best Coast
“Surrender” by Torii Wolf
“C’est si bon” by Thomas Dutronc
“Milkshake” by St Francis Hotel
“C-Side” by Khruangbin
“Is It Real” by Bombay Bicycle Club
“Paper Cup – Edit” by Real Estate
“Black Qualls – Single Version” by Thundercat
“Dressing America” by TORRES
“Years” by DRAMA
“Someone’s Gonna Break Your Heart” by A Girl Called Eddy
“Barcelona” by The Big Moon
“Pretty Waste” by BONES UK
“I Wanna Go Out” by The Songery
“Angola Rodeo” by Black Lips
“Broken Boy (feat. Iggy Pop)” by Cage The Elephant
“B.I.T.C.H.” by Megan Thee Stallion
“Cool For A Second” by Yumi Zouma
“TOY” by Chromatics
“Like In The Movies” by Lola Marsh
“Neon Skyline” by Andy Shauf
“Desert Trash” by Mija
“Cop Car” by Mitski
“fever dream” by mxmtoon
“How to Forgive” by Tennis
“Mean Girls” by BRÅVES
“St. Vulgar St.” by Twin Peaks
“Myself” by Ella M
“Fire” by Waxahatchee
“Queen of Echo Park” by Alicia Blue
“Shame” by Big Black Delta
“Never Come Back: by Caribou
“Bad Name – Remix ” by Gang Starr
“West Coast” by Freedom Fry
“Never Happened” by James Supercave
“Here Comes the Night” by KOLARS
“INDIFFERENT (With Gordi)” by Willaris. K
“6 in the morning” by TENDER
“Into the Night” by Sego
“Just Enough To Get By” by The Lone Bellow

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