Song of the Day #3,884: ‘Missing U’ – Robyn

Robyn makes her second appearance on the Pazz & Jop poll, tied for the #18 spot. ‘Missing U’ was the first single released from her album Honey.

This track sums up what’s great about Robyn. It’s a danceable electro pop song that also brings the feels. She lends a vulnerability to her songs that you usually find in more traditional balladry, but dresses it with a techno sheen.

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Song of the Day #3,874: ‘Honey’ – Robyn

Over the last several years, I’ve featured songs from the top of Village Voice’s annual Pazz & Jop poll, which compiles the picks of hundreds of music critics into a master Top 100 Albums and Top 50 Singles.

Well, Village Voice closed up shop last year, first moving online only and then ceasing new content creation entirely. It looked like a sad end to a poll dating back to 1974 that gave a fascinating glimpse into the changing popular music landscape.

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