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#TheLifeSoundtrack: 2010s

An evolving collection of posts about the songs that form the soundtrack of my life from the 2010s. Each song presented here hit #1 on my personal top 10 weekly music charts, which I have documented every Sunday since January 7, 2010.

1990s

1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999

2000s

2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009

2010s

2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

2020s

2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024, 2025, 2026, 2027, 2028, 2029

Playlist: Essential 2010s

Selena Gomez, ‘Lose You to Love Me’

This pop song became part of the soundtrack of my life for two weeks between November 24 to December 7, 2019

Selena Gomez, ‘Back to You (Riton & Kah-Lo Remix)’

This dance pop song became part of the soundtrack of my life for the week of July 15-21, 2018

Kacey Musgraves, ‘High Horse’

This country-pop song became part of the soundtrack of my life for the week of May 13-19, 2018

Taylor Swift, ‘Delicate’

This pop song became part of the soundtrack of my life for five weeks between December 24, 2017 to January 6, 2018 and March 18 to April 7, 2018

Roisin Murphy, ‘Thoughts Wasted’

This avant-garde pop song became part of the soundtrack of my life for two weeks between December 4-17, 2016

Roisin Murphy, ‘Lip Service’

This adult contemporary pop song became part of the soundtrack of my life for two weeks between August 28 to September 10, 2016

Roisin Murphy, ‘House of Glass’

This avant-garde dance pop song became part of the soundtrack of my life for the week of January 17-23, 2015

Roisin Murphy, ‘Unputdownable’

This adult contemporary pop song became part of the soundtrack of my life for four weeks between September 27 to October 24, 2015

MIKA, ‘Staring at the Sun’

This pop song became part of the soundtrack of my life for the week of August 16-22, 2015

Roisin Murphy, ‘Hairless Toys (Gotta Hurt)’

This pop song became part of the soundtrack of my life for the week of August 9-15, 2015