20 Dec 2014

Music 101's Favourite Songs Of 2014

From Music 101, 4:00 pm on 20 December 2014

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It's that time of year when music fiends are making lists and checking them twice, assessing the music of the year that was.

In the spirit of the season, Music 101 invites a selection of our favourite music minds to come up with - and riff on - their favourite song of 2014.

See more lists of good music on the These Are a Few of Our Favourite Things 2014 page

Music Details

Melody Thomas, Music 101 Contributor and Summer Music 101 host:

Artist: Prince/3rdEyeGirl
Song: funknroll
Composer: Prince.
Album: Art Official Age
Label: Warners

Sam Wicks, RNZ Senior Music Producer:

Artist: @Peace
Song: Where I Come From
Composer: Scott/L Tuiasau
Album: Single
Label: Self-Released

Trevor Reekie, Access All Areas producer:

Artist: Trinity Roots
Song: Haiku
Composer: Maxwell/Hemopo
Album: Single
Label: Self Released

Craig Hayes, Music 101 Metal Specialist:

Artist: Diocletian
Song: Wretched Sons
Composer: Diocletian
Album: Gesundrian
Label: Osmose Productions

Emma Smith, Music 101 Presenter:

Artist: White Fence
Song: Like That
Composer: Presley
Album: For The Recently Found Innocent
Label: Drag City

Kirsten Johnstone, Music 101 Producer:

Artist: Aldous Harding
Song: Hunter
Composer: H Harding
Album: Aldous Harding
Label: Lyttelton Records

Anthonie Tonnon, Music 101 Contributor:

Artist: Sun Kil Moon
Song: Clarissa
Composer: Kozelek
Album: Benji
Label: Caldo Verde

Zen Yates-Fill, RNZ Music Rotate Producer

Artist: Sam Smith
Song: Money On My Mind
Composer: Sam Smith,Ben Ash
Album: In The Lonely Hour
Label: Capitol

Henry Oliver, Music 101 Contributor

Artist: Sia
Song: Chandelier
Composer: Sia Furler / Jesse Shatkin
Album: 1000 Forms Of Fear
Label: Inertia