20 Great Songs That You Might Have Missed in 2013

Part of the pleasure of listening to music is tracking down the less obvious joys: obscure covers, remixes and deep cuts that didn’t get a whole lot of attention. There were plenty such songs kicking about in 2013, and it seems a shame not to draw attention to them just because they didn’t quite make it onto our albums of the year list — so here are 20 songs that you may or may not have read about elsewhere, and that your correspondent enjoyed greatly over the last 12 months.

Angel Haze — “Same Love”

All of Angel Haze’s freestyle “30 Gold” series were ace, but this was particularly special: a poignant and personal reading of Macklemore’s “Same Love,” cataloging her struggles with her parents and quoting extensively from Andrea Gibson’s poem “Andrew.” Bring on December 30 and the release of Dirty Gold.