Song of the Day #2,654: ‘Downtown’ – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

macklemore_downtownWe have repeats in the 9th, 10th and 11th positions on Billboard’s Hot 100 this week. In order, they are Silento’s ‘Watch Me,’ Selena Gomez’s ‘Good For You‘ and Major Lazer’s ‘Lean On.’

The Silento track is rather absurd, though strangely catchy. But I really like the other two: Gomez’s bid for an adult audience is going well, and Major Lazer just keeps on growing on me.

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Song of the Day #2,015: ‘Same Love’ – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

macklemore_ryan_lewisGuest blogger Dana continues…

Dana’s Best Songs of 2013
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – ‘Same Love’

Here’s another song from an album I don’t own, but I can’t imagine not putting this song on a best of list. I was first exposed to the song through a live performance on the Colbert Report and I was completely blown away. I had liked some of the other hits by Macklemore from the radio, but this one was a cut above. Obviously, the social import of the song helps tremendously.

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