Favorite Songs of the 2000's:
LCD Soundsystem - 'All My Friends' (2007)

There were actually a couple of LCD Soundsystem tracks I could have picked, but this is ultimately my favorite. Every time I make a CD for a someone for the first time, this song always ends up on it. Really there isn't a lot to the music. It's got a really nice drum and piano line through the whole song, with keyboards and guitar weaving in and out, but it's not the music that makes me love this song. James Murphy's lyrics are really what set this apart from the rest of LCD Soundsystem's best songs.

I'm not usually one to analyze song lyrics and meanings for the most part. In fact, many times I never actively think about what lyrics to some of my favorite songs mean. In the case of 'All My Friends' I take exception since they are so damn good. It could be interpreted to be a song about entering adulthood or possibly about looking back on a crazy past, but either way this song definitely has an air of nostalgia to it. I've listen to this song as much or more than any on this list of favorite songs of the decade, and I've never gotten tired of it yet....such a great tune.
"You spent the first five years trying to get with the plan
And the next five years trying to be with your friends again"

Here's the video for 'All My Friends':


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