Song of the Week: 2012


‘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 2012 on Spotify here.

Watch all videos of songs chosen as Song of the Week in 2012 on Youtube here.


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12/31/2012 Song of the Week: “Something Good” by Alt-J


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12/24/2012 Song of the Week: “Haunted Heart” by Little Hurricane


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12/17/2012 Song of the Week: “Carry On” by Fun.


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12/10/2012 Song of the Week: “Looking Hot” by No Doubt


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12/3/2012 Song of the Week: “Breathing Underwater” by Metric


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11/26/2012 Song of the Week: “Miss Atomic Bomb” by The Killers


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11/19/2012 Song of the Week: “Runaway Love” by Diamond Rings


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11/12/2012 Song of the Week: “Numb” by Gary Clark Jr.


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11/5/2012 Song of the Week: “We Come Running” by Youngblood Hawke


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10/29/2012 Song of the Week: “Lessons In Love (All Day, All Night)” by Neon Trees


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10/22/2012 Song of the Week: “I’m Shakin” by Jack White


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10/15/2012 Song of the Week: “The Killing Type” by Amanda Palmer


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10/8/2012 Song of the Week: “Closer” by Tegan and Sara


further-seems-forever-band-picture-201210/1/2012 Song of the week: “So Cold” by Further Seems Forever


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9/24/2012 Song of the Week: “Where Will We Go” by IAmDynamite


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9/17/2012 Song of the Week: “New Horizons” by Flyleaf


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9/10/2012 Song of the Week – “Gangnam Style” by PSY


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9/3/2012 Song of the Week: “Someone Anyone” by Anberlin


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8/27/2012 Song of the Week: “Big Bright World” by Garbage


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8/20/2012 Song of the Week: “Lost In Forever” by P.O.D.


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8/13/2012 Song of the Week: “Mercy” by Dave Matthews Band


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8/6/2012 Song of the Week: “Holy Touch” by Foxy Shazam


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7/30/2012 Song of the Week: “Oh Love” by Green Day


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7/23/2012 Song of the Week: “Settle Down” by No Doubt


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7/16/2012 Song of the Week: “Runaways” by The Killers


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7/9/2012 Song of the Week: “Every Inch Of You” by The Darkness


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7/2/2012 Song of the Week: ‘Spectrum’ by Florence + The Machine


metric-band-picture6/25/2012 Song of the Week: ‘Youth Without Youth’ by Metric


serj-tankian-2012-26/18/2012 Song of the Week: ‘Figure It Out’ by Serj Tankian


of-monsters-and-men6/11/2012 Song of the Week: “Little Talks” by Of Monsters and Men


the-offspring-20126/4/2012 Song of the Week: “Days Go By” by The Offspring


Linkin Park - Band Picture - 20125/28/2012 Song of the Week: “Burn It Down” by Linkin Park


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5/21/2012 Song of the Week: “Houdini” by Foster the People


Halestorm - band picture5/14/2012 Song of the Week: “Love Bites (So Do I)” by Halestorm


Gotye picture 20125/7/2012 Song of the Week: “Somebody That I Used To Know” by Gotye


Jack White picture 20124/30/2012 Song of the Week: “Sixteen Saltines” by Jack White


Garbage - band picture - 20124/23/2012 Song of the Week: “Blood For Poppies” by Garbage


The Hives - band picture - 20124/17/2012 Song of the Week: “Go Right Ahead” by The Hives


Foxy Shazam - band picture - 20124/9/2012 Song of the Week: “I Like It” by Foxy Shazam


Coldplay - band picture - 20124/2/2012 Song of the Week: “Charlie Brown” by Coldplay


Florence + The Machine picture3/26/2012 Song of the Week: “Never Let Me Go” by Florence + The Machine


the-used-20123/19/2012 Song of the Week: “Hands and Faces” by The Used


The Black Keys band picture 20123/12/2012 Song of the Week: “Gold On The Ceiling” by The Black Keys


Santigold - picture - 20123/5/2012 Song of the Week: “Disparate Youth” by Santigold


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2/27/2012 Song of the Week: “DoYaThing” by Gorillaz


Jack White - picture - 20122/20/2012 Song of the Week: “Love Interruption” by Jack White


Red Hot Chili Peppers - band picture - 2012 2/13/2012 Song of the Week: “Look Around” by Red Hot Chili Peppers


madonna-20122/6/2012 Song of the Week: “Give Me All Your Luvin” by Madonna


the-shins-20121/30/2012 Song of the Week: “Simple Song” by The Shins


The Naked and Famous - band picture - 20111/23/2012 Song of the Week: “Young Blood” by The Naked and Famous


Rise Against - band picture - black and white1/16/2012 Song of the Week: “Satellite” by Rise Against


Everlast - picture - 20111/9/2012 Song of the Week: “I Get By” by Everlast


Space Capone - picture - 2012 1/2/2012 Song of the Week: “I Just Wanna Dance” by Space Capone