Saturday, January 5, 2008

Top 27 Albums of 2007

2007 was an unexpectedly great year for music. This final list of the ten best is based on personal stereo play divided by enjoyment.
#1 M.I.A., Kala

#2 Feist, The Reminder

#3 Burial, Untrue
#4 The White Stripes, Icky Thump
#5 Tegan & Sara, The Con

#6 Northern State, Can I Keep This Pen?

#7 Jay-Z, American Gangster

#8 LCD Soundsystem, Sound of Silver

#9 Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings, 100 Days 100 Nights

#10 Pharoahe Monch, Desire

Honorable mentions:

-Aesop Rock, None Shall Pass
-Blonde Redhead, 23
-Bran Van 3000, Rose
-Bruce Springsteen, Magic
-Felix Da Housecat, Virgo Blakto & the Movie Disco
-Groove Armada, Soundboy Rock
-Interpol, Our Love to Admire
-Jens Lekman, Night Falls Over Kortedala
-Mark Ronson, Version
-Midnight Juggernauts, Dystopia
-Róisín Murphy, Overpowered
-Sia, Some People Have Real Problems
-The Budos Band, The Budos Band II
-The Field, From Here We Go Sublime
-The Go! Team, Proof of Youth
-The Quantic Soul Orchestra, Tropidelico
-Timbaland, Presents: Shock Value