Tuesday, December 20, 2005

More Lists for 2005

Interesting to see how people are so divided over the top albums this year.
For your patience of scrolling down these lists is a little music treat at the end.

Filter Magazine's Top 10 Albums:

1. Sigur Ros, Takk...
2. My Morning Jacket, Z
3. Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Howl
4. Kaiser Chiefs, Employment
5. Sufjan Stevens, Illinoise
6. Dangerdoom, The Mouse and the Mask
7. …And You Will Know Us By The Trail of Dead, Worlds Apart
8. Shout Out Louds, Howl Howl Gaff Gaff
9. Bright Eyes, I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning
10. Queens of the Stone Age, Lullabies To Paralyze

PopMatters Top 10 Albums:

1. The New Pornographers, Twin Cinema
2. Sufjan Stevens, Illinoise
3. Antony and the Johnsons, I Am a Bird Now
4. M.I.A., Arular
5. Spoon, Gimme Fiction
6. Andrew Bird, Andrew Bird & the Mysterious Production of Eggs
7. The Hold Steady, Separation Sunday
8. Sleater-Kinney, The Woods
9. Okkervil River, Black Sheep Boy
10. The Decemberists, Picaresque

Cokemachineglow Top 10:

1. Wolf Parade, Apologies to the Queen Mary
2. Sufjan Stevens, Illinoise
3. Sleater-Kinney, The Woods
4. Edan, Beauty & the Beat
5. Clap Your Hands Say Yeah!, s/t
6. Andrew Bird, Andrew Bird & the Mysterious Production of Eggs
7. Spoon, Gimme Fiction
8. DJ Muggs vs. GZA, Grandmasters
9. The New Pornographers, Twin Cinema
10. Akron/Family, s/t

Rolling Stones Mag's Top 10:

1. Kanye West, Late Registration
2. The Rolling Stones, A Bigger Bang
3. White Stripes, Get Behind Me Satan
4. Fiona Apple, Extraordinary Machine
5. Bruce Springsteen, Devils and Dust
6. My Morning Jacket, Z
7. Beck, Guero
8. Bright Eyes, I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning
9. Sufjan Stevens, Illinois
10. 50 Cent, The Massacre

Billboard's Information Group Staff (51 staff total) Top 10:

1. My Morning Jacket, "Z"
2. Tie: The Rolling Stones, "A Bigger Bang" and M.I.A., "Arular"
3. The New Pornographers, "Twin Cinema"
4. Common, "Be"
5. Sleater-Kinney, "The Woods"
6. Sufjan Stevens, "Illinois" (Asthmatic Kitty)
7. Tie: Thelonious Monk Quartet With John Coltrane, "At Carnegie Hall"and Queens Of The Stone Age, "Lullabies To Paralyze"
8. Spoon, "Gimme Fiction"
9. Tie: Jack Johnson, "In Between Dreams" and Mariah Carey, "The Emancipation of Mimi"
10. John Legend, "Get Lifted"

Beck's Top 10: (courtesy of Filter Magazine):

1. Boards of Canada – Campfire Headphase
2. Jamie Lidell – Multiply
3. Tom Vek – We Have Sound
4. Broadcast – Tender Buttons
5. M.I.A. – Arlular
6. Deerhoof – The Runners Four
7. Superthriller – Superthriller 1
8. Vashti Bunyan – Lookaftering
9. White Stripes – Get Behind Me Satan
10. Konono No. 1 – Congotronics

Apparently, Beck's Guero album release in Japan had seven additional tracks, here is one of them:
YouSend: Beck- "Clap Hands (Bonus Track For Japan)"


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