100 Greatest Songs From 2004

  1. Take Me Out - Franz Ferdinand
  2. Yeah! - Usher (feat. Lil' Jon and Ludacris)
  3. Boulevard of Broken Dreams - Green Day
  4. Since U Been Gone - Kelly Clarkson
  5. Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels) - Arcade Fire
  6. Float On - Modest Mouse
  7. Drop It Like It's Hot - Snoop Dogg feat. Pharrell
  8. My Heartbeat - Annie
  9. Slow Hands - Interpol
10. Galang - M.I.A.
11. Wake Me Up When September End - Green Day
12. Rebellion (Lies) - Arcade Fire
13. Banquet - Bloc Party
14. Vertigo - U2
15. Can't Stand Me Now - The Libertines
16. Mosh - Eminem
17. American Idiot - Green Day
18. The Rat - The Walkmen
19. Slow Jamz - Twista, Kanye West and Jamie Foxx
20. Hollaback Girl - Gwen Stefani
21. Somebody Told Me - The Killers
22. Dry Your Eyes - The Streets
23. First of the Gang to Die - Morrissey
24. Your Ex-Lover is Dead - Stars
25. Burn - Usher
26. Let Me Love You - Mario
27. 1, 2 Step - Ciara Featuring Missy Elliott
28. Wake Up - Arcade Fire
29. Disco Inferno - 50 Cent
30. My Boo - Usher and Alicia Keys
31. I Don't Wanna Know - Mario Winans, Enya and P. Diddy
32. Goodies - Ciara and Petey Pablo
33. Lean Back - Terror Squad
34. Behind These Hazel Eyes - Kelly Clarkson
35. All These Things That I've Done - The Killers
36. Hounds of Love - The Futureheads
37. Confessions Part II - Usher
38. Oh - Ciara (Featuring Ludacris)
39. Tipsy - J-Kwon
40. Signs - Snoop Dogg
41. Freek-a-Leek - Petey Pablo
42. How We Do - The Game Featuring 50 Cent
43. Everything Is Everything - Phoenix
44. Formed a Band - Art Brut
45. I Predict a Riot - Kaiser Chiefs
46. Breakaway - Kelly Clarkson
47. Sunshine - Lil' Flip and Lea
48. Move Ya Body - Nina Sky
49. Lovers and Friends - Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz (Feat. Usher & Ludacris)
50. Soldier - Destiny's Child (Feat. T.I. & Lil Wayne)
51. The Sky Was Pink - Nathan Fake
52. You Are the Generation that Bought More Shoes... - Johnny Boy
53. Dip It Low - Christina Milian (feat. Fabolous)
54. My Place - Nelly and Jaheim
55. Fit But You Know It - The Streets
56. C'mon C'mon - The Von Bondies
57. Overnight Celebrity - Twista
58. Rich Girl - Gwen Stefani Featuring Eve
59. Hotel - Cassidy and R. Kelly
60. Caught Up - Usher
61. Listen to Your Heart - D.H.T.
62. What You Waiting For? - Gwen Stefani
63. Rocker - Alter Ego
64. Holiday - Green Day
65. Scars - Papa Roach
66. Heaven - Los Lonely Boys
67. Take Your Mama - Scissor Sisters
68. Yeah - LCD Soundsystem
69. Leave (Get Out) - JoJo
70. Lose My Breath - Destiny's Child
71. Lonely - Akon
72. Still Tippin' - Mike Jones
73. Peach, Plum, Pear - Joanna Newsom
74. Locked Up - Akon and Styles P
75. All Falls Down - Kanye West and Syleena Johnson
76. Over and Over - Nelly (Feat. Tim McGraw)
77. The Sweat Descends - Les Savy Fav
78. We Don't Care - Kanye West
79. I Like That - Houston, Chingy, Nate Dogg and I-20
80. Pimpin' All Over the World - Ludacris (Feat. Bobby Valentino)
81. My Happy Ending - Avril Lavigne
82. Mockingbird - Eminem
83. Irish Blood English Heart - Morrissey
84. Walk Idiot Walk - The Hives
85. On Fire - Lloyd Banks
86. Sugar (Gimme Some) - Trick Daddy (Feat. Ludacris, Lil' Kim & Cee-Lo)
87. Chewing Gum - Annie
88. For Lovers - Wolfman (feat. Pete Doherty)
89. Why? - Jadakiss (feat. Anthony Hamilton)
90. Bring Em Out - T.I.
91. Cater 2 U - Destiny's Child
92. Headsprung - LL Cool J
93. Cool - Gwen Stefani
94. 1980 - Estelle
95. Ordinary People - John Legend
96. Let's Get It Started - The Black Eyed Peas
97. Happy People - R. Kelly
98. Wonderful - Ja Rule (Feat. R. Kelly & Ashanti)
99. Just Lose It - Eminem
100. Mushaboom - Feist
20 more worth mentioning.
101. Ch-Check It Out - Beastie Boys
102. I'd Rather Dance With You - Kings Of Convenience
103. Portions for Foxes - Rilo Kiley
104. There She Goes, My Beautiful World - Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
105. Drop the Pressure - Mylo
106. Neighborhood #2 - Arcade Fire
107. Stand Up Tall - Dizzee Rascal
108. Teach Me How to Fight - Junior Boys
109. Lua - Bright Eyes
110. Matinee - Franz Ferdinand
111. She Wants to Move - N.E.R.D.
112. Leaf House - Animal Collective
113. Somewhere Only We Know - Keane
114. Freakin' Out - Graham Coxon
115. Michael - Franz Ferdinand
116. Breathe - Fabolous
117. Helena (So Long and Goodnight) - My Chemical Romance
118. Disconnect the Dots - Of Montreal
119. Don't Say Nuthin' - The Roots
120. Who Could Win a Rabbit? - Animal Collective
DigitalDreamDoor Editor Picks for 2004
Bruce's choice -
An unheralded great record from 2004

* He'll Have To Go - Holmes Brothers

Lew's choice -
* Trouble - Ray LaMontagne

Brett's choice -
* Pretty Much Great - StephenBard

Ryan's choice -
* Giddy Stratospheres - The Long Blondes

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Last Updated: 2012-07-12

Criteria: These records were chosen and ranked based on their initial and lasting popularity, and on their impact on the overall scope of musical history.

Note: Yearly song lists go by earliest 'release date' (Single, Album, or Country of first release). Not necessarily the year a song peaked in the U.S. charts.