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    Bon Iver - "Beach Baby"

    We promised ourselves this list wouldn't be 15 Bon Iver songs, but it'd be a crime to leave the father of flickering fires and flannel out completely. "Beach Baby" is the kind of acoustically driven melancholy that makes you just want to lie down, close your eyes and listen to nothing else for a little while. This track makes the cut over plenty of other worthy efforts because of those drowsy slides that end the song. They replace Vernon's voice with ease, echoing his notes and wobbling up and down the scale like pulled taffy. At it's heart, "Beach Baby" is a waltz, gently leading you through the motions and rocking you to sleep.