Wotcha matthereaper, welcome.
Start with a simple question, why don't you?
Ummm, the insanely catchy "Song Away" by Hockey
is a front runner for me, as is "That Golden Rule" by Biffy Clyro
(Yes, I'm aware they've mellowed their sound a lot
, but I like what they've done with their more commercial thing.), not forgetting "Bonkers" by Dizzee Rascal
, "Watch the Sun Come Up" by Example
, or a very recent release "End Credits" by Chase & Status ft Plan B
or even "Rubber Lover" by Marmaduke Duke.
There can be only one song of the year though, and in my mind the best song of the year has been from a personal favourite band of mine; "Not the Only Person" by The Rumble Strips.
They make me think of Dexy's Midnight Runners, but in a good