Monday, 4 January 2010

Albums of 2009

It strikes me that magazines and websites announcing their best albums of the year is occuring earlier and earlier as they seek to outdo each other. A bit like shops bringing out their Christmas stuff in September.

With that in mind, fashionably late, here are my favourite albums from 2009.

1. Manic Street Preachers - Journal For Plague Lovers
2. The Horrors - Primary Colours
3. Crystal Stilts - Alright Of Night
4. Future Of The Left - Travels With Myself And Another
5. Peaches - I Feel Cream

6. The XX - The XX
7. 80Kidz - This Is My Shit
8. Carina Round - Things You Should Know EP
9. The Yeah Yeah Yeah's - It's Blitz
10. Miss Kittin - Two

11. White Lies - To Lose My Life
12. Wooden Shjips - Dos
13. La Roux - La Roux
14. The Big Pink - A Brief History Of Love
15. Fuck Buttons - Tarot Sport

16. The Antlers - Hospice
17. Julian Plenti - Is... Skyscraper
18. Grammatics - Grammatics
19. Flight Of The Conchords - I Told You I was Freaky
20. PJ Harvey & John Parish - A Man A Woman Walked By

21. Passion Pit - Manners
22. Biffy Clyro - Only Revolutions
23. Clues - Clues
24. Calvin Harris - Ready For The Weekend
25. Telepathe - Dance Mother

Lest we forget

2008
1. Foals - Antidotes
2. Crystal Castles - Crystal Castles
3. Portishead - Third

2007
1. Calvin Harris - I Created Disco
2. Justice - Cross
3. Grinderman - Grinderman

2006
1. Yeah Yeah Yeah's - Show Your Bones
2. The Long Blondes - Someone To Drive You Home
3. TV On The Radio - Return To Cookie Mountain

2005
1. LCD Soundsystem - LCD Soundsystem
2. The Rakes - Capture/Release
3. Art Brut - Bang Bang Rock & Roll

2004
1. !!! – Louden Up Now
2. Ikara Colt – Modern Apprentice
3. The Faint – Wet From Birth

2003
1. Yeah Yeah Yeah's - Fever to Tell
2. The Rapture - Echoes
3. Carina Round - The Disconnection

No comments: