Thursday, December 31, 2009

My Favorite Albums/Songs of 2009.

So last night, I stayed up late trying to figure this out, but I think I've finally narrowed down my favorite albums of the year. This year was tough! There were some great albums that I didn't get a chance to check out but wanted to..... they include new ones from Camera Obscura, Julian Casablancas, Bob Dylan, Animal Collective, The Horrors, Tom Waits, Bat for Lashes, The Raveonettes, Franz Ferdinand, The Decemberists, David Rawlings, and Mission to Burma......... but here they are...... along with my favorite songs of the year.

My Top 13 Albums of 2009

#1. The Avett Brothers - I and Love and You

#2. Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

#3. The Flaming Lips - Embryonic

#4. Andrew Bird - Noble Beast

#5. U2 - No Line on the Horizon

#6. Phoenix - Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix

#7. Girls - Album

#8. Dirty Projectors - Bitte Orca

#9. Slaid Cleaves - Everything You Love Will Be Taken Away

#10. The Arctic Monkeys - Humbug

#11. Heartless Bastards - The Mountain

#12. The Cribs - Ignore the Ignorant

#13. Grizzly Bea
r - Veckatimest

My Favorite Tunes of 2009

Cornerstone - Arctic Monkeys
Head Full of Doubt/Road Full of Promise - Avett Brothers
Laundry Room - Avett Brothers
40 Dogs - Bob Schneider
Leftovers - Jarvis Cocker
We Share the Same Skies - The Cribs
Heartbroken in Disrepair - Dan Auerbach
Stillness in the Move - Dirty Projectors
Knotty Pine - Dirty Projectors with David Byrne
Home - Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros
Lust for Life - Girls
Pulling on a Line - Great Lake Swimmers
Fee Da Da Dee - The Guggenheim Grotto
The Mountain - Heartless Bastards
I'm Watching You - Jay Reatard
Dear God - Monsters of Folk
I'm Throwing My Arms Around Paris - Morrissey
So Far Round the Bend - The National
People Got a Lotta Nerve - Neko Case
Teclar - Os Mutantes
To Kingdom Come - Passion Pit
The End - Pearl Jam
Cry - Slaid Cleaves
Magnificsent - U2
You Never Know - Wilco
Zero - the Yeah Yeah Yeahs