The week before a new year begins is often one of reflection. For some that means goal-setting, resolutions, and other such weighty things. Luckily for us though, our reflection is all about music.
So set aside your heavy thoughts and think about this: what music caught your attention in 2011? We asked on Facebook and you gave us an earful — see the list below to check out what fellow Rdio-ans loved this year, after the jump.
Did you create a Best of 2011 playlist? Leave a link in the comments here, or on the Facebook thread. Explore these Best of 2011 playlists, and if you love someone's playlist picks, follow them on Rdio for year-round musical updates.
Your Best of 2011 Playlists
Jody Whipp: Songs in the Key of 2k11
Joe Armenia: 2011 faves...so far, "My playlist is so damn good."
Neil Olstad: Top 2011, "My favorite ten songs from my favorite ten records of 2011"
Summer Ordoñez: 2011 – The Recap, "My jams of the year twenty eleven"
William Couch: Said the Gramophone's Best Songs of 2011
Stephen Carlick: The Best Songs of 2011, "50 of the best songs of the year, in no particular order. It could have been longer."
Ethan Turkeltaub: Best of 2011, "My favorites"
Robert Taylor: My Fave Songs of 2011
Jeremy E. Jackson: Best songs of 2011 "Starts with an M83 song and ends with an explosions in the sky song. Period."
Dave Park: "Here's the playlist for Prefix's Best of 2011"
Jesse Bohanan: 2011: An Eclectic Year in Review, "A fairly comprehensive playlist based on the more eclectic wonders of 2011. Feel free to collaborate!"
Marc Iasevoli: Best of 2011, "Still a work in progress as there were way too many albums to listen to this year"
Richard Zeidel: "If you're into acoustic / singer songwriter check out my playlist Speakeasy Acoustic"
Andy Niggl: Only the best - 2011
Steven Venn: Top 40 of 2011, "My Top 40. The more I listen, the more I think this was a great year for music"
Quentin Burgess: Canadian Music - 2011, "Best of Canadian tunes - 2011, as per me (work in progress)"