Monday, April 21, 2008

2008 Best Albums..Thus Far

I finally got around to pulling a list of albums that have stood out thus far in 2008. Whether all of these will make the year end list is yet to be seen.
  • Vampire Weekend-Vampire Weekend
  • Elbow-The Seldom Seen Kid
  • Star Spangles-Dirty Bomb (yes, this was released in 2007, but they were dropped from their label and didn't have any kind of PR push)
  • Los Campesinos-Hold on Now Youngster
  • Robyn-Robyn
  • Gutter Twins-Saturnalia
  • Black Mountain-In the Future
  • Teenage Prayers-Everyone Thinks You're the Best
  • Drive By Truckers-Brighter Than Creation's Dark
  • Gnarls Barkley-The Odd Couple
  • Black Keys-Attack and Release
  • The Long Blondes-Couples
  • Jason Falkner-I'm OK You're OK (Yes, another 2007 release, but it has yet to be released in the US..still only an expensive Japanese release)
  • Gary Louris-Vagabonds
  • Jason Collett-Here's to Being Here
  • Supergrass-Diamond Hoo Ha Man
  • Kills-Midnight Boom
  • Charlatans-You Cross My Path
  • Raconteurs-Consolers of the Lonely
  • Neon Neon-Stainless Style
  • Nada Surf-Lucky
  • School of Language-Sea From Shore
  • Goldfrapp-Seventh Tree
  • Hot Chip-Made in the Dark
  • REM-Accelerate

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