The Best Songs of 2019
They are categorised by series country , then ordered by date. Some of the albums have also been released on individual VHS tapes. Now Volumes 1 through to 18 and 20 were released on VHS.
The calm, husky tone and understated beats of Burna Boy, from Nigeria, belie a determination to unite Africa and its diaspora. Carried by pulsing keyboards and a bashing beat, Kevin Parker — the one-man studio band Tame Impala — confronts all the misgivings of being a grown-up still making pop music. Crescendos rise like tidal waves in this retro, string-laden torch song that carries girl-group drama to an operatic peak. A meditative, mysterious song about time , transformation and connection, fervently sung over folky acoustic guitars. The perpetually rebellious Algerian songwriter Rachid Taha left behind an album in progress when he died in Bruce Hornsby melds chamber music, jazz, Minimalism and a folksy hoedown with some science-based metaphors to offer advice and warnings for the future of humanity. Cosmic enough?
Whether you had Saturday night fever in the s, or you weren't even born yet, you have to appreciate the decade for its great music. Of course, '70s movies were pretty great, too. Every genre, from funk and soul to rock and disco, earned its own unique place in the music world during these formative years.