My favorite records of 2007, so far...


5 sept. 2007, 19h09m

It's September already, so it's a good time to list my favorite records of this year up till now. ;)

I don't have an absolute favorite yet, but the ones that come close are:

Switchfoot - Oh! Gravity
Lavender Diamond - Imagine Our Love
Rilo Kiley - Under the blacklight
Rosie Thomas - These Friends Of Mine
Vega 4 - You And Others

Following closely after:

Over the Rhine - The Trumpet Child
Josh Rouse - Country Mouse City House
Idlewild - Make another world
Travis - The Boy With No Name
Wilco - Sky Blue Sky
Laura Veirs - Saltbreakers
Meg Baird - Dear Companion
Manic Street Preachers - Send Away The Tigers
Matt Nathanson - Some Mad Hope
Brandi Carlile - The Story
Youth Group - Casino Twilight Dogs
Maroon 5 - It Won't Be Soon Before Long
Nancy Elizabeth - Battle And Victory
Alela Diane - The Pirate's Gospel
Sloan - Never Hear The End Of It

Also very good:
Lisa Knapp - Wild & Undaunted
Oh Susanna - Short stories
Tori Amos - American doll posse
Fountains of Wayne - Traffic And Weather
Husky Rescue - Ghost Is Not Real
Basia Bulat - Oh My Darling
Marc Broussard - SOS: Save Our Soul
Kristin Hersh - Learn To Sing Like A Star

Records that I don't know well enough yet, or that I highly anticipate, are:

Ryan Adams - Easy Tiger
Counting Crows - Saturday Night, Sunday Morning
Bruce Springsteen - Magic
Matchbox Twenty - Exile On Mainstream
Jimmy Eat World - Chase This Light
Josh Ritter - The Historical Conquests Of
Lais - Ladies Second Song

And of course, I hope to be surprised by some records that I haven't heard of yet. ;)


  • charlotteee

    wow, great choices! i love so many of these :)

    5 sept. 2007, 21h44m
  • Nobodylikesyou

    Switchfoot was 2006, dear.

    6 sept. 2007, 5h30m
  • L_T_B

    And so is Alela Diane. [i]Easy Tiger[/i] and [i]Magic[/i] are pretty horrible though.

    15 sept. 2007, 23h12m
  • Knirrie

    Josh Ritter's new album is absolutely stunning :)

    16 sept. 2007, 11h55m
  • Silentist

    It is pleasant to find here: Travis - The Boy With No Name Bruce Springsteen - Magic Tori Amos - American doll posse My picks for the ten months are: 1.KAISER CHIEFS: Yours Truly Angry Mob 2.ARCTIC MONKEYS: Worst Favourite Nightmare 3.ARCADE FIRE: Neon Bible 4.KINGS OF LEON: Because Of The Times 5.JAMES BLUNT: 6.THE GOOD, THE BAD & THE QUEEN: Damon Albarn (Blur, Gorillaz), Paul Simonon (The Clash), Simon Tong (The Verve), Tony Allen (Afrobeat), Danger Mouse (Gorillaz, Gnarls Barkley) 7.K T TUNSTALL: Drastic Fantastic 8.NORAH JONES: Not Too Late 9.QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE: Era Vulgaris 10.GRINDERMAN: (Nick Cave&Co.) 11.MANIC STREET PREACHERS: Send Away The Tigers 12.CLAP YOUR HANDS SAY YEAH: Some Loud Thunder 13.BLOC PARTY: A Weekend In The CIty 14.INTERPOL: Our Love To Admire 15.AIR: Pocket Symphony 16.MAXIMO PARK: Our Earthly Pleasures 17.BRYAN FERRY: Dylanesque 18.PJ HARVEY: White Chalk 19.KATIE MELUA: Pictures 20.SIOUXSIE: Mantaray 21.GUNS N’ ROSES: Chinese Democracy 22.DEVENDRA BANHART: Smokey Rolls Down Thunder Canyon 23.THE CHEMICAL BROTHERS: We Are The Night 24.Pieno Lazeriai (Milky Lasers) - Kitchen 25.The Shins - Wincing The Night Away 26.AVRIL LAVIGNE: The Best Damn Thing 27.KLAXONS: Myths Of The Near Future 28.TRAVIS: The Boy With No Name 29.PRINCE: Planet Earth 30.Beastie Boys - The Mix-Up 31.LCD Soundsystem - The Sound Of Silver 32.Fall Out Boy: Infinity On High 33.Bruce Springsteen - Magic 34.Mike Oldfield - Music Of The Spheres 35.Felix Da Housecat - Virgo Arrival 36.Tori Amos - American Doll Posse 37.Bjork - Volta 38.Andrew Bird - Armchair Apocrypha 39.Deftones - Saturday Night Wrist 40.Nine Inch Nails - Year Zero 41.White Stripes - Icky Thump 42.THE ORB: The Dream 43.UNDERWORLD: Oblivion With Bells 44.De Phazz - Days Of Twang 45.GROOVE ARMADA: Soundboy Rock 46.PAUL VAN DYK: 47.TIESTO: 48.SYSTEM OF A DOWN: 49.BABYSHAMBLES: 50.RADIOHEAD: In Rainbows

    21 oct. 2007, 11h12m
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