Childish Gambino performing at Lollapalloza in 2014.
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Childish Gambino performing at Lollapalloza in 2014.

The music that moved us in 2018

Marcie Sillman speaks to Liz Riley of Three Imaginary Girls and SassyBlack about their anthems of the year.

We asked listeners, what was your anthem this year? It could be inspirational, rousing, uplifting, irreverent, or just plain fun.

What's your anthem of the year?

Marcie Sillman is joined by Liz Riley of Three Imaginary Girls and SassyBlack to talk about their anthems of the year. They talk about what makes a great anthem and why we're drawn to them.

Marcie's anthem: My Shot by Lin-Manuel Miranda, from the musical "Hamilton"

Liz's anthems: All the Cameras in Japan by Unlikely Friends, Alright (Sometimes) by The Spook School and Gold Rush by Death Cab for Cutie

SassyBlack's anthems: Wakanda Bounce by SassyBlack and Creepin' by Jesse Fischer feat. Jaime Woods

Listener picks:

Believe by Amen Dunes

Doubt by JoyWave

Curse of the I-5 Corridor by Neko Case feat. Mark Lanegan

Get Better by Frank Turner

Growin' Up by Bruce Springsteen

The President Sang Amazing Grace by Joan Baez

Human Being by Robyn

This Is America by Childish Gambino