2017 In Review

Every Zing Now: 19 Memorable Music Tweets From 2017

The world went through a lot this year — Trump, an investigation into Russian election interference, Nazis, an Arcade Fire album rollout. Twitter also went through a lot this year — Trump, an investigation into Russian election interference, a controversy about verifying Nazis, and, perhaps most shockingly, a new 280 character limit. It’s been a wild ride!

So how did we cope with it all? By listening to a lot of music, mostly. How did musicians cope with it all? By spewing their thoughts and jokes and opinions all over the internet, apparently. Below, you can find a list of all the good, the bad, and the ugly that came out of musicians’ Twitter accounts in the year of our Lorde 2017. And please, feel free to tweet about it.

19. We’re still waiting

18. Thor Harris teaches you how to punch a Nazi

17. Sheryl Crow is still alive

16. Owl City explains the logistics of firefly hugging

15. John Mayer comes to your party

14. Abra is a spooky bitch

13. Lil B gives thanks

12. Chance The Rapper drags Joey

11. Violent J forms an unexpected supergroup

10. Phil Elverum starts a side career

9. Gucci Mane makes a friend

8. Joey Bada$$ and the folly of man

7. Lorde and Charli XCX uncover the truth

6. TLC remain consistent

5. Cher masters the art of the clapback

4. Dad makes dad joke

3. Belle & Sebastian forget something

2. Perfume Genius sorts some shit out

1. Deadmau5 does … something, probably, but we wouldn’t know

we still love you dead mouse

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