I've never been shy about my affection for the music of The National. They're easily one of my favourite artists to come out in the past decade or so. The album High Violet is another masterpiece and this song, "Conversation 16" is a piece of amazing. Even if I still don't like the video.
Check out the rest of my best of posts, including my favourite albums of 2010-2011 and the rest of my favourite songs of 2010-2011.