Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Top Ten Albums of 2008

(in no particular order)

- TV On The Radio – Dear Science

- Bloc Party – Intimacy

- The Stills – Oceans Will Rise

- Foals – Antidotes

- Bon Iver – For Emma, Forever Ago

- These New Puritans – Beat Pyramid

- Late Of The Pier – Fantasy Black Channel

- Last Shadow Puppets – The Age of Understatement

- Friendly Fires –Friendly Fires

- Glasvegas - Glasvegas

These guys also did really well:

Vampire Weekend, British Sea Power, Kitty, Daisy & Lewis, Tony Christie, Coldplay, Metronomy, CSS, Kings of Leon, MGMT, Those Dancing Days, Hercules & Love Affair, Elbow, Q-tip, Hot Chip, Lykke Li, Primal Scream, Spiritualized, Santogold

Tracks of the year:

Amazing Baby – Pump Yr Brakes
Friendly Fires – Jump in the Pool
Tony Christie – The Only Ones Who Know
The Rapture – No Sex For Ben (GTA)
Kitty, Daisy & Lewis – Going up the Country
Bloc Party – One Month Off
The Stills – Don’t Talk Down
The Verve – Love is Noise
MGMT - Kids
Foals – Electric Bloom
Glasvegas – Daddy’s Gone
Santogold – L.E.S Artistes
Tv On The Radio – Golden Age
Coldplay – Lost
LCD Soundsystem – Big Ideas (soundtrack to 21)
British Sea Power – No Lucifer
Primal Scream – Can’t Go Back
Lykke Li – A little Bit
Hercules & Love Affair – Blind
Elbow – One Day Like This

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