World Cafe Playlist for 12/23/2020

World Cafe Staff’s Best of 2020 hosted by Raina Douris

The staff of World Cafe listens to A LOT of music. And today, it’s a two-hour roundup of the team’s favorite songs released in the past year. We’ll hear music from new bands, like Bonny Light Horseman, established artists, like Gorillaz – Plus, the one song that every single World Cafe staffer put on their list. Tune in to hear that track and the rest of the Best of 2020 picks.

*Lido Pimienta “Nada” Miss Colombia
Perfume Genius “On The Floor” Set My Heart On Fire Immediately
EOB “Shangri-La” Earth
Christine & The Queens “People, I’ve Been Sad” La vita nuova EP
Haim “The Steps” Women in Music Pt. III
Kathleen Edwards “Hard on Everyone” Total Freedom
Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit “What’ve I Done To Help” Reunions
Tame Impala “It Might Be Time” The Slow Rush
Gorillaz “Aries (feat. Peter Hook and Georgia)” Song Machine: Season 1 Episode 3
Bonny Light Horseman “Deep in Love” Bonny Light Horseman
Chris Stapleton “Starting Over” Starting Over
The Weather Station “Robber” Ignorance

Hour Two
*Bruce Springsteen “Letter To You” Letter To You
Tim Heidecker “Fear of Death” Fear of Death
Shamir “On My Own” Shamir
Taylor Swift “Cardigan” folklore
Fleet Foxes “Can I Believe You” Shore
Phoebe Bridgers “Kyoto” Punisher
Waxahatchee “Lilacs” Saint Cloud
Devon Gilfillian “The Good Life” Black Hole Rainbow
Bob Dylan “Goodbye Jimmy Reed” Rough and Rowdy Ways
Kurt Vile “How Lucky (with John Prine)” Speed, Sound, Lonely KV – ” EP
Arlo Parks “Hurt” Collapsed in Sunbeams
Katie Pruitt “Expectations” Expectations
Best Coast “Everything Has Changed” Always Tomorrow
Fontaines D.C. “A Hero’s Death” A Hero’s Death

*Optional Song