As your daily desk calendar can attest, the year is almost exactly half over, the onward march toward 2019 reaching its fulcrum in a season of sweaty armpits and sunburned necks. The days might go by fast, but the music goes even faster; it’s easy to be lost in the proverbial sauce of new music, as worthwhile albums and songs seem to come every 30 seconds this year. We’re here to help: In addition to breaking down the 25 best albums of 2018, we’ve also made this playlist for your perusal. Collected here, you’ll find the 100 Best Songs of 2018. Put this on, hit shuffle, and you’ll be treated to more than six hours of the year’s best songs. Look alive.