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Top 20 Songs of April 2015

March's top 20 songs playlist was so well received that I felt compelled to try particularly hard on this April's playlist. Perhaps too, with Coachella in full-throttle and SXSW over best-album-of-the-year contenders were released in droves. Or, is it just a celebration of spring? Whatever the reason, I think we can all rejoice that April was a particularly good month for new music. Without further ado, here are the top 20 songs of April 2015.

We kick things off with a new single from Jamie xx, of The xx, who's gearing up to release his debut solo full-length this summer. 'Loud Places' is both big and dreamy, catching summer vibes without seeming trite, which bodes well for his forthcoming album, In Colour, and for the next release from The xx. Keeping it smooth, we move along to 'California Girls', a track from NoMBe, a.k.a. Noah McBeth, a new artist with 90's R&B vocals and contemporary production. With slickly thick bass lines The Knocks get us r…