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Nialler9’s top 90 Irish songs of 2016

Nialler9’s top 90 Irish songs of 2016


What started as a top 50 grew into at top 90. Either I have a list problem or like with the Irish albums, there was a lot of commendable music released in Ireland this year. A lot. So much so, that there’s a lot more worthy music missing from here. This is my personal favourite list, its worth stressing so bigger names may not be here. These are the songs from Irish artists which resonated with me the most this year.

My list from 2015.
Here is the list from 90 – 51. The top 50 will follow on Monday.

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Exit: Pursued by a Bear – Rabbit with Hat


Exit: Pursued by a Bear - Rabbit with Hat


Orlando feat. Gemma Dunleavy – Mixed Messages



Orchid Collective – Lay As Stone


Orchid Collective - Lay As Stone (Official Music Video)


Ocho – Vines


OCHO // vines (Official Video)


The Altered Hours – Saviours



Rosie Carney – Better Man

Pine ¶he Pilcrow - 'It's Only Love'

The Gloaming - The Pilgrim's Song (Real World Studios)

Marlene Enright - Underbelly

Rosa Nutty - Sea Salt

Ciaran Lavery - Okkervil River

Plutonic Dust - Kill for Gold


Roisin Murphy – Ten Miles High

Róisín Murphy - Ten Miles High


Meltybrains? – Know My Name

Meltybrains? - Know My Name


808 State – In Your Face (Bicep remix)

808 State - In Yer Face (Bicep Remix)


Comrade Hat – Old Amsterdam

Swords - Betty Machete (Audio)


Overhead, The Albatross – Indie Rose

Overhead, The Albatross - Indie Rose

Soulé - Love No More (Official Video)


I Have A Tribe – La Neige


John Daly – The Goose & The Moon

Fangclub - Bullet Head

Ailbhe Reddy - Distrust

Hvmmingbyrd - If Love Was Enough (Official Video)

MMOTHS - Eva (Official Video)


Funeral Suits – Chariot

Funeral Suits / Chariot

Top 50 to follow on Monday.

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