Readers' Poll: The Best Songs of 2011

Selections include tunes by Adele, the Black Keys and Lady Gaga

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10. Red Hot Chili Peppers, 'Brendan's Death Song'

The biggest surprise of your selections is "Brendan's Death Song," an album track from the Red Hot Chili Peppers' latest disc, I'm With You. The song starts off as one of the band's most tender ballads but progresses into an intense freakout spotlighting the talent of new guitarist Josh Klinghoffer.

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