top 10 of 2009


Dez 21 2009, 5h33

i started writing out paragraphs and explanations for all of the albums on my list but then i got lazy and i honestly didn't listen to enough new music this year. i also did not include EPs (but if i did bon iver and modest mouse would have most definitely made the cut). so here it is:

10. Air France -No Way Down
Best Tracks: Collapsing At Your Doorstep, June Evenings, No Way Down

9. Throw Me the Statue - Creaturesque
Best Tracks: Hi-Fi Goon, Waving at the Shore, Ancestors

8. Coconut Records - Davy
Best Tracks: Microphone, The Summer, Saint Jerome, Wandering Around

7. Matt & Kim - Grand
Best Tracks: Lessons Learned, Good Ol' Fashioned Nightmare, I Wanna, Take Us Home

6. Chris Garneau - El Radio
Best Tracks: Over and Over, No More Pirates, Dirty Night Clowns, Pirates Reprise

5. Sunset Rubdown - Dragonslayer
Best Tracks: You Go On Ahead (Trumpet Trumpet II), Silver Moons, Nightingale/December Song, Apollo And The Buffalo And Anna Anna Anna Oh!

4. Peter Bjorn and John - Living Thing
Best Tracks: Last Night, Just the Past, Living Thing, Stay the Same

3. Passion Pit - Manners
Best Tracks: Little Secrets, Let Your Love Grow Tall, Make Light, Moth's Wings

2. Phoenix - Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
Best Tracks: 1901, Lisztomania, Countdown (Sick for the Big Sun), Girlfriend, Lasso

1. Yeah Yeah Yeahs - It's Blitz
Best Tracks: Heads Will Roll, Hysteric, Dull Life, Skeletons, Little Shadow

Honorable Mentions:
Karen O and the Kids - Where the Wild Things Are Soundtrack
Built to Spill - There Is No Enemy
Tiësto – Kaleidoscope

Biggest Flops:
Third Eye Blind - Ursa Major :(
The Maccabees - Wall of Arms
Imogen Heap - Ellipse

Favorite Songs of the Year
1. Passion Pit - Little Secrets
2. Sunset Rubdown - You Go On Ahead (Trumpet Trumpet II)
3. Matt and Kim - Lessons Learned
4. Phoenix - 1901
5. Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Hysteric
6. Harlem Shakes - Strictly Game
7. Volcano Choir - Island, Is
8. Karen O and the Kids - All is Love


  • JaimeChiens

    haha i think you posted this the exact second i was asking you when you would.... you like lessons learned more than daylight?! im shocked! just bc i thought we were anxiously waiting for daylight/"daybreak" at that free show? and PB&J came out with living thing in 2009? fail. i would've def put it somewhere in the -teens. :/ i feel wrong editing the list now... and i checked, i have no air france in my itunes library. guess i'll start with the songs you listed!

    Dez 21 2009, 5h59
  • ericsadaddy

    yay! a less mean response to my top 10 than last year! success! <3 air france's album is great to listen to from start to finish..just sayin'. and im sure pb&j forgive u! i need to listen to the cds on your list (17?) that i don't know

    Dez 21 2009, 6h02
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