Thursday, 7 January 2010

Top 100 Albums of the decade

Now that the decade is over (the 2000s, the noughties, whatever you want to call it) I bring you my top 100 albums of the decade.
Make no mistake, this was hell to compile. There are some great albums that missed but at the moment I think this is an accurate reflection of my 100 favourite albums of the last 10 years.

Here goes...

100. The National - Alligator
99. The Walkmen - Bows + Arrows
98. The Unicorns - Who Will Cut Our Hair When We're Gone?
97. Brazilian Girls - Brazilian Girls
96. The New Pornographers - Challengers
95. Beck - Sea Change
94. Jeffrey Lewis - The Last Time I Did Acid I Went Insane
93. Regina Spektor - Begin to Hope
92. The Bluetones - Science and Nature
91. The Fiery Furnaces - I'm Going Away

90. The Maccabees - Colour It In
89. Tapes 'n Tapes - The Loon
88. Cat Power - The Greatest
87. Destroyer - Streethawk: A Seduction
86. Tilly & The Wall - Wild Like Children
85. Kimya Dawson - Remember That I Love You
84. Matt & Kim - Matt & Kim
83. Murry the Hump - Songs of Ignorance
82. The Teenagers - Reality Check
81. Graham Coxon - The Kiss of Morning

80. The Flaming Lips - Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots
79. The White Stripes - White Blood Cells
78. Super Furry Animals - Dark Days/Light Years
77. Jeffrey Lewis - It's The Ones Who've Cracked That The Light Shines Through
76. Bright Eyes - I'm Wide Awake It's Morning
75. Blonde Redhead - Misery Is A Butterfly
74. Grandaddy - Sumday
73. Dogs Die In Hot Cars - Please Describe Yourself
72. Doves - The Last Broadcast
71. The Spinto Band - Nice and Nicely Done

70. Sufjan Stevens - Come On Feel The Illinoise
69. Animal Collective - Feels
68. Fleet Foxes - Fleet Foxes
67. The Shins - Chutes Too Narrow
66. The Knife - Deep Cuts
65. Interpol - Turn On The Bright Lights
64. The Shins - Oh Inverted World
63. Animal Collective - Strawberry Jam
62. Radiohead - In Rainbows
61. The Antlers - Hospice

60. Casiotone For The Painfully Alone - Etiquette
59. Stellastarr* - Harmonies For The Haunted
58. The Magnetic Fields - 69 Love Songs
57. The New Pornographers - Twin Cinema
56. The Moldy Peaches - The Moldy Peaches
55. Animal Collective - Merriweather Post Pavilion
54. Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - Some Loud Thunder
53. Sigur Rós - Takk...
52. Grandaddy - The Sophtware Slump
51. The Go! Team - Thunder, Lightning, Strike

50. Muse - Origin of Symmetry
49. The Breeders - Title TK
48. Bloc Party - Silent Alarm
47. Modest Mouse - We Were Dead Before The Ship Even Sank
46. The Voluntary Butler Scheme - At Breakfast, Dinner, Tea
45. The Futureheads - The Futureheads
44. Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Fever To Tell
43. Iron & Wine - The Creek Drank The Cradle
42. TV on the Radio - Return to Cookie Mountain
41. The Postal Service - Give Up

40. Fever Ray - Fever Ray
39. Architecture in Helsinki - Places Like This
38. Hope of the States - The Lost Riots
37. The Decemberists - Her Majesty...
36. Graham Coxon - Happiness in Magazines
35. Neon Neon - Stainless Style
34. Yeah Yeah Yeahs - It's Blitz
33. TV on the Radio - Dear Science
32. The Strokes - Is This It
31. The Fiery Furnaces - Blueberry Boat

30. Super Furry Animals - Rings Around The World
29. Super Furry Animals - Phantom Power
28. Camera Obscura - Let's Get Out Of This Country
27. Life Without Buildings - Any Other City
26. Modest Mouse - Good News For People Who Love Bad News
25. The Apples In Stereo - New Magnetic Wonder
24. PJ Harvey - Stories From The City, Stories From The Sea
23. Architecture in Helsinki - Fingers Crossed
22. Radiohead - Kid A
21. Regina Spektor - Soviet Kitsch

20. Sunset Rubdown - Dragonslayer
19. Sigur Rós - Ágætis byrjun
18. Super Furry Animals - Mwng
17. Arcade Fire - Neon Bible
16. The Fiery Furnaces - Gallowsbird Bark
15. Jeffrey Lewis & The Junkyard - Em Are I
14. Los Campesinos! - Hold On Now, Youngster...
13. Broken Social Scene - Broken Social Scene
12. Stellastarr* - Stellastarr*
11. Blur - Think Tank


10. Modest Mouse - The Moon and Antarctica



9. Wolf Parade - Apologies to the Queen Mary


8. Pilotdrift - Iter Facere


7. The Knife - Silent Shout


6. Broken Social Scene - You Forgot It In People


5. Love is All - A Hundred Things Keep Me Up At Night


4. Arcade Fire - Funeral


3. Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - Clap Your Hands Say Yeah


2. Architecture in Helsinki - In Case We Die


1. Love is All - Nine Times That Same Song

1 comment:

  1. thanks for the pilotdrift props

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