The first half of 2016 is over. The semiannual cycle of list making begins again. The best albums so far, the best films, the best video games. Often overlooked though are singles that aren’t included on albums, or singles that have been released to support albums coming later in the year. This list recognizes those songs in no particular order.
“Good to Love” by FKA twigs
The singer formerly known as “twigs” stuns with another emotive, minimalist ballad. “Good to Love” features the least accompaniment FKA twigs has ever used, but when the full arrangement swells toward the end of the song she creates one of her most powerful music moments, as a high pitched synth voice bends upward to ecstasy. Continue reading The Immortal Iron List of Singles: 2016 part 1