Top 20 Albums of 2010

So, here it is.  This year’s list was tricky as there were quite a few last quarter albums that blew me away which made for some drastic last-minute reshuffling.  If you follow me on twitter, my #1 pick shouldn’t be a surprise.

20. Wolf Parade – Expo 86


19. The Tallest Man On Earth – The Wild Hunt

Download MP3: “King of Spain”

Download MP3: “Burden of Tomorrow”

18. Joanna Newsom – Have One On Me

“Good Intentions Paving Company”

17. Salem – King Night

Download MP3: “King Night”

Download MP3: “Frost”

16. Frankie Rose and The Outs – Frankie Rose and The Outs

Download MP3: “Candy”

Download MP3: “Little Brown Haired Girls”

15. Neil Young – Le Noise

“Walk With Me”

14. Frightened Rabbit – The Winter of Mixed Drinks

“Nothing Like You”

13. Robyn – Body Talk

“Call Your Girlfriend”

12. Twin Shadow – Forget

Download MP3: “Castles in the Snow”

Download MP3: “Slow”

11. PS I Love You – Meet Me At The Muster Station

Download MP3: “Facelove”

Download MP3: “2012”

10. Sleigh Bells – Treats

Download MP3: “Tell ‘Em”

9. Kanye West – My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy


8. Librarians – Present Passed

Download MP3: “Kid Stuff”

7. Surfer Blood – Astro Coast

Download MP3: “Swim”

6. Tame Impala – Innerspeaker

Download MP3: “Runway, Houses, City, Clouds”

5. Grinderman – Grinderman 2

“Heathen Child”

4. The National – High Violet

Download MP3: “Afraid of Everyone”

Download MP3: “Bloodbuzz Ohio”

3. Arcade Fire – The Suburbs

“Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)”

2. Beach House – Teen Dream

Download MP3: “Norway”

1. LCD Soundsystem – This Is Happening

“Dance Yrself Clean”


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Ben it’s your cuz, I think this your site, just checking in. Love the end of the year lists I can get quickly caught up on bands and music I may have missed. I agree with The Nat’l, K. West, and Frightened Rabbit. I keep checking thing out. Take care.

Comment by marty

Thanks, Coz! Glad you’re enjoying the site. Let me know if you need anything.

Comment by beardedcephalopod

As expected, surprised and delighted. -BB

Comment by BB

Happy to deliver. 🙂

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