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List Rules Vote for your favorite Yo La Tengo songs, not just singles and hits.

List of the best Yo La Tengo songs, ranked by fans like you. Since forming in 1984, this trio has remained one of indie music's most reliably lovable bands. They are masters of both sweet pop simplicity and lengthy guitar drones. This list includes all of Yo La Tengo's best known tracks, from "Autumn Sweater" to "You Can Have It All," but real fans know there are tons of other great deep cuts worth voting on.

Music videos and audio videos are included next to each song name, so if you haven't heard a track you can listen to it right here on this page. Is one of your favorite Yo La Tengo songs missing from this poll? Add it to the list so it has a chance to rise to the top. If the order of this list bothers you, then show off your expertise by creating your own version and re-ranking it. Simply click the "Rerank List" button and you can put the songs in whatever order you like.
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Blue Line Swinger Electr‐O‐Pura

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Autumn Sweater I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One

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You Can Have It All And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside‐Out

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Nowhere Near Painful

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Stockholm Syndrome I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One

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Big Day Coming Painful

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Tom Courtenay Electr‐O‐Pura

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Our Way to Fall is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Yo La Tengo Songs of All Time
Our Way to Fall And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside‐Out

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From a Motel 6 Painful

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Moby Octopad I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One

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Sugarcube I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One

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Deeper Into Movies I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One

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Ohm Fade

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We’re an American Band I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One

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Pablo and Andrea Electr‐O‐Pura

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Today Is the Day Summer Sun

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Cherry Chapstick And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside‐Out

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My Little Corner of the World I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One

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Green Arrow I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One

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Tears Are In Your Eyes And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside‐Out

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Shadows I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One

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Saturday And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside‐Out

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Madeline And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside‐Out

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Damage I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One

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Double Dare Painful

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Return to Hot Chicken I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One

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The Crying of Lot G And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside‐Out

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Here to Fall Popular Songs

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Last Days of Disco And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside‐Out

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The Lie and How We Told It I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One

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The 37 Greatest On-Stage Falls of All Time

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One PM Again I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One

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Mr. Tough I Am Not Afraid of You and I Will Beat Your Ass

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I Feel Like Going Home I Am Not Afraid of You and I Will Beat Your Ass

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From Black to Blue is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Yo La Tengo Songs of All Time
From Black to Blue And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside‐Out

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Center of Gravity I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One

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Black Flowers I Am Not Afraid of You and I Will Beat Your Ass

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Clunk New Wave Hot Dogs

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Tired Hippo And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside‐Out

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Little Eyes Summer Sun

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All Your Secrets Popular Songs

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Paul Is Dead Electr‐O‐Pura

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