11 December 2009

Best of Lists: Albums

NME have compiled 'Top 100 albums of the Decade'. I've listed the top 20 here. My favs are in bold:

20. Blur 'Think Tank' (2003)
19. The White Stripes 'White Blood Cells' (2001)
18. The White Stripes 'Elephant' (2003)
17. Sufjan Stevens 'Illinois' (2005)
16. The Streets 'A Grand Don't Come For Free' (2004)
15. Queens of The Stone Age 'Songs For The Deaf' (2003)
14. Radiohead 'Kid A' (2000)
13. The Shins 'Wincing The Night Away' (2007)
12. At The Drive-In 'Relationship of Command' (2000)
11. LCD Soundsystem 'sound of Silver' (2007)
10. Radiohead 'In Rainbows' (2007)
09. The Streets 'Original Pirate Material' (2002)
08. Interpol 'Turn On The Bright Lights' (2002)
07. Arcade Fire 'Funeral' (2004)
06. PJ Harvey 'Stories From the City, Stories From the Sea (2000)
05. Yeah Yeah Yeahs 'Fever To Tell' (2003)
04. Arctic Monkeys 'Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not' (2006)
03. Primal Scream 'XTRMNTR' (2000)
02. The Libertines 'Up The Bracket' (2002)
01. The Strokes 'Is This It' (2001)

See the whole list at NME

(Special Mentions: 87. Bon Iver 'For Emma, Forever Ago', 79. Kings of Leon 'Youth and Young Manhood', 75. The Shins 'chutes Too Narrow', 70. Glasvegas 'Glasvegas', 65. Muse 'Black Holes and Revelations', 49. Muse 'Absolution', 43. Wilco 'Yankee Hotel Foxtrot', 42. Vampire Weekend 'Vampire Weekend', 40. Ryan Adams 'Gold', 38. Bloc Party 'Silent Alarm', 37. The Knife 'Silent Shout', 33. Arcade Fire 'Neon Bible', 32. Yeah Yeah Yeahs 'Show Your Bones')

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