Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Best Albums of 2007

#1 of the year:
The New Pornographers – Challengers

Other Awesome Albums IMHO:
Spoon – Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga
Sara Bareillis – Little Voice
Rogue Wave – Asleep at Heaven’s Gate
The Weakerthans – Reunion Tour
Modest Mouse – we were dead before the ship even sank
Bright Eyes – Cassadaga
Bloc Party – A Weekend in the City
Amy Winehouse – Back to Black (technically 2006)
Kanye West – Graduation
Alicia Keys – As I Am
Joss Stone – Introducing Joss Stone
Arcade Fire – Neon Bible
Band of Horses – Cease to Begin
Earlimart – Mentor Tormentor
Feist – The Reminder
Ingrid Michaelson – Boys and Girls
John Vanderslice – Emerald City
Ryan Adams – Easy Tiger
Shins – Wincing the Night Away
Shiny Toy Guns – We are Pilots (technically 2006)
Wilco – Sky Blue Sky
Rilo Kiley – Under the Blacklight
Juno soundtrack
Ben Lee – Ripe
Ryan Montbleau – Patience on Friday
Kate Nash - Made of Bricks
Lilly Allen - alright, still
Radiohead - In Rainbows
Bruce Springsteen - Magic
I know lots of people don’t like them, but I do:
Dashboard Confessional – Shade of Poison Trees

Great Singles:
Jenny Owens Young – ‘F*** was I ?’
Metro Station - Shake It
Rogue Wave - Sightlines (off of Spiderman 3 Soundtrack)
Ingrid Michaelson - Keep Breathing (off of Grey's Anatomy 3 Soundtrack)

Other Albums I liked, but I'm not sure I would put them in the 'best' category:
Buffalo Tom - Three Easy Pieces
Maroon 5 - It Won't Be Soon Before Long
Interpol - Our Love to Admire
Kelly Clarkson - My December (good, but not as great as her last album)
Iron and Wine - the Shephard's Dog
Smashing Pumpkins - Zeitgeist
The Killers - Sawdust
Josh Rouse - Country Mouse, City House

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