To finish off the list of music that has stood out over the last year here is the Tomatrax Top 100 of 2009. This was yet another strong year for music making it very hard to narrow songs down to 100 and even harder to work out the order. Over the 100 songs just under 90 artists are featured with no artist making it into the list more than twice.

1    Streamer Bendy – Boy Oh Boy
2    Porcupine Tree – Remember me lover
3    Dinosaur Jr – Said the people
4    Eels – Beginners’ luck
5    Men Without Pants – If you’re thinking about me
6    Nine Inch Nails – Letting you
7    Alice In Chains – black gives way to blue
8    Vast – Hotel song
9    Sophie Koh – Objects in the mirror
10  The Mimps – La La La
11    Sugar Army – Acute
12    Royal Change – Somedays
13    David Gilmour / Rick Wright – Wearing the inside out (live)
14    The Antlers – Bear
15    Super Massive – Late at night
16    Gomez – Natural reaction
17    The Notwist – good lies
18    Circle – Just Pretend
19    Paradise Lost – Faith Divides us death Unites us
20    Mercury Rev – Butterfly’s Wings
21    Marble Sounds – redesign
22    Massive Attack – Splitting the Atom
23    The Cure – Underneath the stars
24    REM – Until the day is done
25    David Bride – First chapter
26    Manic Street Preachers – Journal for Plague Lovers
27    Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – call upon the author to explain
28    We Yes You No – Life in reverse
29    Modest Mouse – Perpetual Motion Machine
30    Pearl Jam – The Fixxer
31    The Panda Band – where the river rises
32    The Devin Townsend Project – The Coast
33    Suzie Stapleton – 6 ft away
34    Sonic Youth – Anti-Orgasm
35    Doves – Kingdom of Rust
36    The Black Seas – Second Guess The Asleep
37    Panic Attract – the whether systems
38    Sybis – Oh man
39    The Breeders – We’re gonna rise
40    floyd the phenomenal cat-trophy – filmy feelings
41    The Horse Darkly – gettaway car
42    The Race – I get it wrong
43    Wind and Brackets – Tiny Actions, Smaller Hands
44    TV Nation – RATS
45    Sigur Ros – Inní mér syngur vitleysingur
46    Air – Do the joy
47    Red Plastic Budga – Rollercoaster
48    Big Rock Candy Mountain – Rocket Ship
49    The Aliens – Magic man
50    Bird Automatic – About The Money
51    So called star – standing still
52    Tara Simmonds – When you say that I don’t care about you
53    Canvas Kites – Wayside
54    Nexus Bloom – mad eyes
55    Dave Jacobs & The Prodigal Sons – Walkabout
56    Kahn Brothers – Never give up
57    Sophie Marie – Mr Bigshot
58    Dinosaur Jr – Your Weather
59    Eels – Fresh blood
60    Perpetual End – lick the eyes
61    Washington – Clementine
62    Rammstein – Pussy
63    Portishead – The Rip
64    Jen Cloher – Mother’s Desk
65    Muse – Undisclosed Desires
66    Of Montreal – An Eluardian Instance
67    The Blacks – Sunday Boys
68    We Were Promised Jet Packs – Quiet Little Voice
69    Cassette Kids – freaky sweetie
70    Bertie Blackman – Thump
71    Circle – Tangled
72    They Might Be Giants – I Am A Paleontologist
73    Azlock – Sun
74    Porcupine Tree – Time Flies
75    Aronora – Taken Away
76    Modest Mouse – Satellite Skin
77    Mercury Rev – Senses on Fire
78    Doves – Winter hill
79    Phoenix – 1901
80    Pennywise – faith and hope
81    brillig – The Old Captain
82    Alice. In Chains – A Looking In View
83    The Reefs – The King In I 1
84    Steamer Bendy – Sweet treat
85    Pet Shop Boys – did you see me coming
86    The Notwist – Boneless
87    galactic empire – greenwichmeantime
88    Domini Forster – Puppet Strings
89    Great Northern – Story
90    Pimpin’ Horus – No shame
91    Lisa Mitchell – Coin Laundry
92    Fergus Brown – hot kisses, cold tiles
93    The Painkillers – Gypsy Davey
94    The Parking Lot Experiments – Forest.. fire
95    Presidents of the USA – So Lo So Hi
96    Kasha – Let a storm
97    The Phantom Band – The Howling
98    The Blakes – Basket
99    Harlequin League – all your wars are won
100  The Antlers – Two

That’s all from us for 2009, be on the look out in early 2010 as we look at the best albums, songs and EPs of the last decade!

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