Saturday, January 12, 2008

Favorite Music of 2007

Did the buzzer sound on 2007 already? A rough ranking:

Favorite Albums

1. Wilco, Sky Blue Sky
2. Feist, The Reminder
3. Apples In Stereo, New Magnetic Wonder
4. Spoon, Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga
5. Radiohead, In Rainbows
6. New Pornographers, Challengers
7. Of Montreal, Hissing Fauna, Are you the Destroyer?
8. Jens Lekman, Night Falls Over Kortedala
9. Andrew Bird, Armchair Apocrypha
10. PJ Harvey, White Chalk
11. Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Is Is (EP)
12. Eames Era, Heroes and Sheroes
13. Fujiya & Miyagi, Transparent Things
14. Maximo Park, Our Earthly Pleasures
15. Shout Out Louds, Our Ill Wills

More: Meg Baird, Dear Companion, Beirut, The Flying Club Cup, Gothic Archies, The Tragic Treasury, Justice, Cross, Lily Allen, Alright, Still, Long Blondes, Someone to Drive You Home, Shins, Wincing The Night Away, and White Stripes, Icky Thump.

Favorite songs not on those albums

Some of these are old but new to me. (And several are covers.)

Love of Life by Jackie Mittoo
My Moon My Man (Boys Noize Remix) by Feist
I Love My Dog by Cat Stevens
I'm Your Puppet by James and Bobby Purify
Whoo! Alright, Yeah... Uh Huh by The Rapture
Frank & Ava by Suzanne Vega
I'm on Fire by Bat for Lashes
Rain and Click Click Click Click by Bishop Allen
Time and Place by Lee Moses
Wall of Death and There She Goes Again by R.E.M.
The Book I Write by Spoon
Bring it On Home to Me by Britt Daniel
The Pills Won't Help You Now by The Chemical Bros.
Oh My God by Mark Ronson ft. Lily Allen
When the Spell is Broken by Bonnie Raitt

Also enjoyed:

Lost in the Plot by the Dears
Real Life by Joan as Police Woman
You Are by Pearl Jam
That Summer, At Home I Had Become The Invisible Boy by The Twilight Sad
Velvet Cell by Gravenhurst
Love and Misery by Tobias Froberg
In Transit by Albert Hammond Jr.
Linda Linda by The Blue Hearts
Please Please Please Let Me Get What I Want by Clayhill
Bamboo Banga by M.I.A.
The Get Go by New Young Pony Club
Back in Your Head by Tegan and Sara
Your English is Good by Tokyo Police Club
Big Wheel by Tori Amos
Stars by Ulrich Schnauss
When I Say Go by the 1900s
No Kind of Life by Clearlake
Chime Bells by Elton Britt
Golden Skans by Klaxons
It Will Find You by Maps
Dead Sound by Raveonettes
Remind Me by Royksopp
Can't Believe a Single Word by VHS or Beta
My Heart Echoes by Teddy Thompson
Mediational Field and The Girl in Byakkoya by Susumu Hirasawa
Let Me Down Easy by Bettye LaVette
By the Time I Get to Venus by The Juan MacLean



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