Song of the Week: 2011

‘Song of the Week’ is arguably the flagship feature here on Music Trajectory. A new Song of the Week is posted here on Music Trajectory each Monday morning.

Songs chosen for Song of the Week satisfy the following criteria:

  • new (perhaps brand new to hitting the web)
  • catchy
  • genre crossover appeal
  • by a recommended band
  • intriguing lyrics
  • outstanding video

Each Song of the Week post of the current year will display on The Stream page. Posts from prior years can be viewed in the navigation drop down list. 

Check out the Playlists page for prior year Spotify and Youtube playlists of the Songs of the Week.

Listen to all the songs chosen as Song of the Week in 2011 on Spotify here.

Watch all videos of songs chosen as Song of the Week in 2011 on Youtube here.

foo-fighters-201112/26/2011 Song of the Week: “These Days” by Foo Fighters

Cage the Elephant - band picture - 2011 12/19/2011 Song of the Week: “Aberdeen” by Cage the Elephant

The Killers - band picture - 2010 12/12/2011 Song of the Week: “The Cowboy’s Christmas Ball” by The Killers

The Black Keys - band picture - 2012 12/5/2011 Song of the Week: “Lonely Boy” by The Black Keys

Foster the People - band picture - 2010 11/28/2011 Song of the Week: “Helena Beat” by Foster The People

Florence + the Machine 2012 11/21/2011 Song of the Week: “Shake It Out” by Florence + The Machine

Angels & Airwaves - band picture - 201111/14/2011 Song of the Week: “Anxiety” by Angels & Airwaves

Lady Gaga - white gloves - microphone - blonde 11/7/2011 Song of the Week: “Edge of Glory” by Lady Gaga

The Ting Tings - band picture - 2011 10/31/2011 Song of the Week: “Hang It Up” by The Ting Tings

Korn - band picture - 2011 10/24/2011 Song of the Week: “Narcissistic Cannibal” by Korn

Blindside - band picture - 2011 10/17/2011 Song of the Week: “Our Love Saves Us” by Blindside

Switchfoot - band picture - 2011 10/10/2011 Song of the Week: “Dark Horses” by Switchfoot

Coldplay - band picture - 2011 10/3/2011 Song of the Week: “Paradise” by Coldplay

Bush - band picture - 20119/26/2011 Song of the Week: “The Sound of Winter” by Bush

Paramore - band picture - 20119/19/2011 Song of the Week: “Monster” by Paramore


9/12/2011 Song of the Week: “What You Want” by Evanescence

snow-patrol-band-picture-20119/5/2011 Song of the Week: “Called Out In The Dark” by Snow Patrol

Twin Atlantic - band picture - 20118/29/2011 Song of the Week: “Make A Beast Of Myself” by Twin Atlantic

My Chemical Romance - band picture - 20108/22/2011 Song of the Week: “Na Na Na” by My Chemical Romance

Staind - band picture - 20118/15/2011 Song of the Week: “Not Again” by Staind

Blink 182 - band picture - 20118/8/2011 Song of the Week: “Heart’s All Gone” by Blink 182

Adele - picture8/1/2011 Song of the Week: “Rolling In The Deep” by Adele

red-hot-chili-peppers-band-picture7/25/2011 Song of the Week: “The Adventures Of Rain Dance Maggie” by Red Hot Chili Peppers

Rise Against - band picture - 20117/18/2011 Song of the Week: “Make It Stop (September’s Children)” by Rise Against

The Strokes - band picture - 20117/11/2011 Song of the Week: “Taken For A Fool” by The Strokes

Blindside - band picture - 20117/4/2011 Song of the Week: “Monster On The Radio” by Blindside

sublime-with-rome-band-picture-20116/27/2011 Song of the Week: “Panic” by Sublime With Rome

The Black Lips - band picture - 20116/20/2011 Song of the Week: “Modern Art” by The Black Lips


6/13/2011 Song of the Week: “Howlin For You” by The Black Keys


6/6/2011 Song of the Week: “Answer To Yourself” by The Soft Pack