Thursday, December 20, 2007

My favorite ten albums of 2007

First non-jet-lagged day back from Puerto Rico, I recalled that 'tis the season to make best-of lists. Here are my favorite ten CDs of the year.

1. Bridging the Distance, Various Artists
[Buy Album]
Blitzen Trapper - Crazy On You
Viva Voce - Eye in the Sky [Buy mp3!!!]
Britt Daniel - Bring It On Home To Me [Buy mp3!!!]

2. Neon Bible, Arcade Fire [Buy Album]
Arcade Fire - Black Mirror
Arcade Fire - Neon Bible []
Arcade Fire - Intervention 9 []
Arcade Fire - Keep the Car Running []
Arcade Fire - The Well And The Lighthouse [Lyrics]

3. The Light Divides, Winterpills [Buy Album]
Winterpills - Broken Arm []
Winterpills - Handkerchiefs []

4. Friend and Foe, Menomena [Buy Album]
Menomena - Wet And Rusting [YouTube]
Menomena - Rotten Hell []
Menomena - Air Aid []

5. Hair Guitar, Copy [Buy Album]
Copy - Zipper Problems [Buy mp3!!!]
Copy - Closet Face [Buy mp3!!!]

6. Spiderman Of The Rings, Dan Deacon [Buy Album]
Dan Deacon - Snake Mistakes
Dan Deacon - The Crystal Cat
Dan Deacon - Pink Batman

7. These Friends Of Mine, Rosie Thomas [Buy Album]
Rosie Thomas - Say Hello
Rosie Thomas - The One I Love
Rosie Thomas - If This City Never Sleeps []

8. In Our Bedroom After The War, Stars [Buy Album]
Stars - Today Will Be Better, I Swear!
Stars The Night Starts Here
Stars - Take Me To The Riot []

9. Whats The Time Mr Wolf, Noisettes [Buy Album]
Noisettes - Don't Give Up

10. Ash Wednesday, Elvis Perkins
Elvis Perkins - While You Were Sleeping
Elvis Perkins - All The Night Without Love
Elvis Perkins - May Day

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