Thursday, December 31, 2009

My Top Albums of 2009

Continuing the pattern of a shorter list each year (as I get increasingly out of touch with the contemporary hit parade), here are my top albums of 2009. Feel free to let me know what I should have been listing to / liking using the comments link below.

Be Set Free
Langhorne Slim

Standout tracks: Say Yes, I Love You Goodbye
Ben Folds Presents: University A Cappella!
Ben Folds & Various Artists

Standout tracks: Magic, Jesusland
Regina Spektor

Standout tracks: The Calculation, Folding Chair
Hombre Lobo

Standout tracks: Beginner's Luck, My Timing Is Off
The Duckworth Lewis Method
The Duckworth Lewis Method

Standout tracks: Jiggery Pokery, The Age of Revolution
The Resistance

Standout tracks: United States of Eurasia (+Collateral Damage)

Related posts:
Best Albums of 2008
My Top 20 Albums of 2007
My Top 25 Albums of 2006
My Top 25 Albums of 2005


etcook said...

Hi Dan,

some great ones here, but I strongly recommend that you listen to these records from 2009:

In no particular order:

• Akron/Family - Set 'Em Wild, Set 'Em Free:
• The xx - xx:
• Headlights - Wildlife:
• Soulsavers - Broken:
• Mos Def - The Ecstatic:
• Grizzly Bear - Veckatimest:
• Junior Boys - Begone Dull Care:
• The Cave Singers - Welcome Joy:
• Dirty Projectors - Bitte Orca:
• Sparklehorse & Dangermouse - Dark Night Of The Soul:
• Bat For Lashes - Two Suns:

Dan Taylor said...

Thanks Ed!