Monday, February 16, 2009

Top 10 + 1 Albums of 2008

2008 gave us A LOT of fantastic new albums. Here are my top 11 in no particular order...

The Dandy Warhols - …Earth to the Dandy Warhols

I heart The Dandy Warhols SO BAD!!! They can do no wrong – my only complaint is they need to tour NYC more often!!

Bloc Party – Intimacy

I didn’t see this album on any Top Lists of 2008 which is a terrible tragedy!!

Santogold – Santogold

This album is a fun, fun time.

Beck – Modern Guilt

Another phenomenal album – THANK YOU BECK

Kings of Leon – Only by the Night

KOL’s best album to date.

Conor Oberst – Conor Oberst

A fabulous first solo album for Oberst. There are so many good songs I can’t pick a favorite.

Death Cab for Cutie – Narrow Stairs

I don’t think Death Cab can make a bad album.

MGMT – Oracular Spectacular

Totally this year’s hipster trend album – but with good reason!

Blitzen Trapper – Furr

I fell in love with “Black River Killer” and the rest of the album followed suit.

R.E.M. – Accelerate

When I got my iPod and transferred all of my old CD’s I fell in love with R.E.M. all over again. It was great to have a new album and see them on tour in 2008.

The Virgins – The Virgins

Great entertaining, dance-y first album. I hope they keep up the momentum!


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