Our final poll of 2019 lived up to its billing. And the drama was plentiful.

The indie617 Song of the Week of the Year poll brought four strong contenders to the table, all nominated by the voices that fill our digital airwaves: Julie Kramer nominated Sharon Van Etten’s “Seventeen”; Michael Marotta selected Orville Peck’s “Turn To Hate”; Tommy O’Connor hyped Hobo Johnson’s “Subaru Crosstrek XV”; and Pelvis Costello rolled with Local Natives’ “When Am I Gonna Lose You.”

It was indie617’s own version of thunderdome — and it like the best SOTW polls that filled each week of the year, this one came right down to the wire.

Marotta’s pick of “Turn To Hate” by mysterious, masked goth country crooner Orville Peck took home our biggest prize, pulling in 29.4 percent of the vote.

That was only 2.2 percentage points ahead of Pelvis’ Local Natives nom, which finished with 27.2 percent of the vote. It was neck-and-neck with just a few short minutes remaining in the Twitter voting period, but in the end, it was Peck riding off to the SOTW rodeo of his dreams after 265 votes were cast.

What a run.

Thanks to all who voted, stay tuned for more SOTW goodness to kick off 2020, and tune in to the indie100: The Top 100 indie617 Songs of the 2019 countdown, launching December 26 and running through New Year’s Day. Where will these four songs land? We’ll find out soon enough.