12.08.2007

My Music Lists of 2007

The Top 30 Albums Acquired in the Year They Were Released, 2007:

  1. In Rainbows - Radiohead
  2. The Reminder - Feist
  3. Ongiara - Great Lake Swimmers
  4. Night Falls Over Kortedala - Jens Lekman
  5. Armchair Apocrypha - Andrew Bird
  6. Children Running Through - Patty Griffin
  7. Real Life - Joan as Policewoman (2006 in UK; 2007 in US)
  8. Volta - Björk
  9. Boxer - The National
  10. Untrue - Burial
  11. God Save the Clientele - The Clientele
  12. All Hour Cymbals – Yeasayer
  13. Walls - Apparat
  14. CéU - CéU (2005 elsewhere; 2007 in US)
  15. Once - Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová
  16. Rejoice - No Little Kindness
  17. Home Again, Home Again - Hem
  18. We Walked in Song - The Innocence Mission
  19. Back to Black - Amy Winehouse
  20. Kurr – Amiina
  21. Hissing Fauna, Are You the Destroyer? - Of Montreal
  22. Everybody - The Sea and Cake
  23. Wincing the Night Away - The Shins
  24. In Our Bedroom After the War - Stars
  25. Sky Blue Sky - Wilco
  26. Neon Bible - Arcade Fire
  27. Ash Wednesday - Elvis Perkins
  28. All of a Sudden I Miss Everyone - Explosions in the Sky
  29. Heresy and the Hotel Choir - Maritime
  30. You Follow Me - Nina Nastasia and Jim White
The Top 10 Albums Off Which I Only Have a Few Songs:
  1. The Flying Club Cup - Beirut
  2. Moonbabies at the Ballroom - Moonbabies
  3. None Shall Pass - Aesop Rock
  4. Dandelion Gum - Black Moth Super Rainbow
  5. Ears Will Pop & Eyes Will Blink - Bodies of Water
  6. Andorra - Caribou
  7. The Fragile Army - Polyphonic Spree
  8. Casually Smashed to Pieces - The Six Parts Seven
  9. Asa Breed - Matthew Dear
  10. Sound of Silver - LCD Soundsystem
The Top 10 Better Late Than Never List (favorite albums from 2006 discovered in 2007 and so were not included in last year's list):
  1. The Trials of Van Occupanther - Midlake (by far the most listened to album purchased in the past year)
  2. Begin to Hope - Regina Spektor
  3. Words Are Dead - Horse Feathers
  4. And Now That I'm In Your Shadow - Damien Jurado
  5. Sound Mirrors - Coldcut
  6. I Am Not Afraid Of You And I Will Beat Your Ass - Yo La Tengo
  7. Roots & Crowns - Califone
  8. Return to the Sea - Islands
  9. Nuages du Monde - Delerium
  10. How To Grow A Woman From The Ground - Chris Thile

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    Listening to: The Weepies - Riga Girls
    via FoxyTunes

3 comments:

jmac said...

yikes. you just cost me a lot of moneys.

clark said...

some good ones on there. if you haven't already, have a listen to sea wolf.

capnwatsisname said...

Hey Chris - cool to stumble into you online in time for this list. I put a couple on my emusic list I hadn't heard before. Blessings on the countdown. Good to see you at SD.

Dave Lemley