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Tuesday, January 02, 2007

Top Albums of 2006

Lots of great music last year! Full reviews of the top ten to come later.

My Top Ten:
1. Jarvis Cocker - Jarvis
2. Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 - Olé! Tarantula
3. The Decemberists - The Crane Wife
4. The Mountain Goats - Get Lonely
5. Belle & Sebastian - The Life Pursuit
6. Cat Power - The Greatest
7. Camera Obscura - Let's Get Out Of This Country
8. Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan - Ballad Of Broken Seas
9. Robert Pollard - From A Compound Eye
10. The Essex Green - Cannibal Sea

The Runners Up:
11. The Pernice Brothers - Live a Little
12. TV On The Radio - Return To Cookie Mountain
13. The Minus 5 - The Minus 5 (The Gun Album)
14. Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin - Broom
15. Elvis Costello & Allen Toussaint - The River in Reverse
16. Lily Allen - Alright, Still
17. The Dresden Dolls - Yes, Virginia
18. The Pipettes - We Are The Pipettes
19. Frank Black - Fast Man Raider Man
20. The Long Winters - Putting The Days To Bed

Honnorable Mentions:
The Arctic Monkeys - Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not
Jon Auer - Songs From The Year Of Our Demise
Badly Drawn Boy Born In The U.K.
Beck - The Information
Dan Bern - Breathe
Bonnie "Prince" Billy - The Letting Go
Built to Spill - You In Reverse
Neko Case - Fox Confessor Brings The Flood
Lloyd Cole - Antidepressant
Graham Coxon - Love Travels At Illegal Speeds
Destroyer - Rubies
Bob Dylan - Modern Times
Elf Power - Back to the Web
The Futureheads - News & Tributes
Ghostface Killah - Fishscale
Gnarls Barkley - St. Elsewhere
Gomez - How We Operate
Grandaddy - Just Like The Fambly Cat
The Hold Steady - Boys and Girls In America
John Legend - Once Again
Jenny Lewis - Rabbit Fur Coat
Loose Fur - Born Again In The USA
Morrissey - Ringleader Of The Tormentors
Joanna Newsom - Ys
Grant Lee Phillips - Nineteeneighties
Robert Pollard - Normal Happiness
Puffy AmiYumi - Splurge
Paul Simon - Surprise
Justin Timberlake - FutureSex/LoveSounds
Yo La Tengo - I Am Not Afraid of You and I Will Beat Your Ass


At 1/02/2007 1:29 PM, Blogger Misty said...

Your Top 10 is not gay enough

At 1/02/2007 3:01 PM, Blogger Jeanine said...

Interesting list. There's a few on there that I will need to check out!


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