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10 Essential Tracks From R&L 2018

Look at you back again! This week we’re counting down 10 Essential Tracks from R&L 2018. Safe to say this was one of the most genre diverse years yet!

As always, all the tracks will be compiled into the growing Spotify playlist to give you the essential R&L playlist!

10. Travis Scott – Sicko Mode

Arguably the biggest name in the rap game at the moment, La Flame made his R&L debut as a headliner in 2018. His Reading set also saw the first UK performance of this absolute banger!

9. Fall Out Boy – Centuries

No band has changed their sound as successfully as Fall Out Boy! That made it a very difficult choice to pick either a pre or post hiatus song for this spot. But seeing as this was their first headliner spot this tune seemed fitting.

8. Panic! At The Disco – Say Amen (Saturday Night)

What an honour it must for Panic! to be only the second band to feature twice in our 10 Essential tracks series! Seeing as they delivered an unforgettable performance on Saturday evening at Reading 2018 there was only one song we could choose.

7. Kendrick Lamar – HUMBLE.

Speaking of artists making their second appearance in this series. Californian rapper Kendrick Lamar headlined R&L for the first time in 2018. We still get goose bumps thinking about his performance of this tune!

6. Kings of Leon – Sex on Fire

Alternative rock megastars Kings of Leon headlined R&L for the second time in 2018. We don’t mean to call anyone out but you’re definitely lying if you claim you don’t sing along to this classic!

5. The Kooks – Naive

Indie rock icons The Kooks have been consistently putting out great tracks for the better part of two decades! But there is only one that we could go with for their most essential tack.

4. Post Malone – Rockstar

Austin Post made his R&L debut in 2018 with a breathtaking performance! It’s clear that he deserves to be where he is at the top of the music world. He really is a modern day rockstar!

3. Dua Lipa – New Rules

Another artist who’s at the top of their genre is award winning pop star Dua Lipa! She has so many huge tunes that it was nearly impossible to pick just one!

2. Pendulum – Witchcraft

You can count on drum and bass legends Pendulum to always deliver an unbelievable performance whenever they grace the R&L stage! If haven’t heard them before, this banger is definitely one to check out!

1. Creeper – Black Rain

Moving to the heavier style of music you can find at R&L, punk rock band Creeper have amassed an extremely devoted following over the last few years and, with great tracks like this, it’s easy to see why!

Keep up to date with 10 essential tracks by following the Spotify playlist! We’ll be adding 10 new songs every week!