Wednesday, December 10, 2008

The 111 Best Albums of 2008 (2007 redux)

Remember...send me your list of the 20 best albums of 2008. If you can't think of 20...just send 10...or 5...or even just 1. It's easy...just place your list in the comment section. Only rule is that the album has to have been released this year.

I'll compile all the entries and come-up with a master list of 111 albums.

Until's a recap of last year's list.

The 2007 Best CD Survey (as voted by you)

Modest Mouse – We Were Dead Before The Ship Sank (Dashboard live)
Radiohead – In Rainbows
Wilco – Sky Blue Sky
Bright Eyes – Cassadega (Middle Man live)
Spoon - Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga
The White Stripes – Icky Thump
LCD Soundsystem – Sound of Silver
Band of Horses - Cease to Begin
Feist - The Reminder
Kings of Leon – Because of the Times
Interpol – Our Love To Admire
Arcade Fire - Neon Bible
The National – Boxer
Iron & Wine - The Shepherd's Dog
Nine Inch Nails - Year Zero/Y34RZ3R0R3m1X3D
Foo Fighters – Echoes, Patience, Silence, Grace
M.I.A. – Kala
Bloc Party – A Weekend in the City/Another Weekend in the City
Justice - †
The Fratellis - Costello Music
The Shins - Wincing the Night Away
Kanye West - Graduation
Queens of the Stone Age - Era Vulgaris
Jimmy Eat World - Chase This Light
Menomena – Friend and Foe
The Killers - Sawdust
Bruce Springsteen – Magic
Rilo Kiley – Under The Blacklight
The Hives - The Black & White Album
Lil Wayne – Da Drought 3
Against Me! - New Wave
The Klaxons – Myths of the Near Future
Okkervil River - Stage Names
Tegan and Sara – The Con
Elliott Smith - New Moon
Jay-Z – American Gangster
New Pornographers - Challengers
Bangers & Cash (SpankRock) – Bangers & Cash (EP)
Arctic Monkeys - Favourite Worst Nightmare
Explosions in the Sky – All Of A Sudden I Miss Everyone
Battles - Mirrored
Björk РVolta
Chris Cornell - Carry On
Dan Deacon – Spiderman of the Rings
The Once Soundtrack
Paul McCartney - Memory Almost Full
Soulsavers - It's Not How Far You Fall, It's the Way You Land
Boys Noize - Oi Oi Oi
Dr. Dog - We All Belong
Gogol Bordello - Super Taranta! Super Taranta!
Magnolia Electric Co. - Sojourner
EL-P - I'll Sleep When You're Dead
Elvis Perkins – Ash Wednesday
A Place to Bury Strangers - A Place to Bury Strangers
The Editors - An End Has A Start
Black Francis - Bluefinger
Amy Winehouse - Back To Black
Devendra Banhart - Smokey Rolls Down Thunder Canyon
Jose Gonzalez - In Our Nature
of Montreal – Hissing Fauna, Are You the Destroyer?
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - Baby 81
John Fogerty - Revival
Deerhunter - Cryptograms
Ben Lee - Ripe
The 1990s - Cookies
Jason Isbell - Sirens of the Ditch
Smashing Pumpkins - Zeitgeist
Blonde Redhead - 23
Chemical Brothers - We Are the Night
The Frames – The Cost
The Magic Numbers - Those The Brokes
The Whitest Boy Alive - Dreams
Jesse Malin - Glitter in the Gutter
The Avett Brothers - Emotionalism
Maximo Park - Our Earthly Pleasures
!!! – Myth Takes
The Polyphonic Spree- The Fragile Army
Mika - Life in Cartoon Motion
Sundowner - Four One Five Two
Kelly Jones - Only The Names Have Changed
Dan Wilson - Free Life
Art Brut - It's A Bit Complicated
Digitalism - Idealism
Liars - Liars
Beirut - The Flying Cup Club
Serj Tankian - Elect The Dead
The Dillinger Escape Plan - Ire Works
Ted Leo and The Pharmacists - Living With The Living
Dungen - Tio Bitar
Blitzen Trapper - Wild Mountain Nation
Paramore - Riot!
Across The Universe Sdtk.
Linkin Park - Minutes to Midnight
Deer Tick - War Elephant
Pinback - Autumn of the Seraphs
Bonnie Prince Billy - Ask Forgiveness
Love of Diagrams - Mosiac
Robert Wyatt - Comicopera
Ryan Adams - Easy Tiger
Grace Potter & The Nocturnals - This is Somewhere
Dartz! - This Is My Ship
Ziggy Marley - Love is My Religion
Bill Callahan - Woke on a Whaleheart
Bad Religion - New Maps of Hell
GTS - White Horse
Tulsa - I Was Submerged
Fall Out Boy - Infinity On High
Streetlight Manifesto - Somewhere In The Between
Aesop Rock - None Shall Pass
I'm Not There Sdtk.
Eddie Vedder - Into The Wild Sdtk.


Michael said...

Best of the Year:

Black Kids - Partie Traumatic
Beck - Modern Guilt
The Streets - Everything is Borrowed
Conor Oberst - Conor Oberst
Death Cab For Cutie - Narrow Stairs
4. Nas - The N*gger Mixtape
3. Q-Tip - The Renaissance
2. Ryan Adams - Cardinology
1. Kings of Leon - Only By The Night

The top four are in that order, but the rest above can be considered tied for number five for all I care. Thanks for letting us give input.

HiasSon said...

Kings of Leon - Only By the Night
Crystal Stilts - Alight Of Night
Frightened Rabbit - Midnight Organ Fight
Diego - Two
The Kills - Midnight Boom

well, i think no special ranking.

Brandon said...

1) TV on the Radio - Dear Science
2) Jamie Lidell - JIM
3) The Roots- The Rising Down
4) QTIP - The Renaissance
5) Radiohead - In Rainbows
6) Bloc Party - Intimacy
7) Tokyo Police Club - Elephant Shell
8) Bon Iver - To Emma....
9) Girl Talk - Feed the Animals
10) Headlights -Some Racing, Some Stopping
11) Sigur Ros - Med.....
12) Wu tang Clan - 8 Diagrams

Crispianity said...

1.Oasis-Dig Out Your Soul
2.The Hold Stead-Stay Positive
3.Kings Of Leon-Only By The Night
4.My Morning Jacket-Evil Urges
5.Ryan Adams-Cardinology
7.The Verve-Forth
8.The Black Crowes-Warpaint
9.Drive-By Truckers-Brighter Than Creation's Dark
10.Metallica-Death Magnetic
11.Bon Iver-For Emma, Forever Ago
12.MGMT-Oracular Spectacular
13.Coldplay-Viva La Vida
14.Guns N' Roses-Chinese Democracy
15.The Raconteurs-Consolers Of The Lonely