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favorite albums of the decade.

Terrorism, war, recession . . . whatever.  This was a terrific decade for music.  These were the albums that gripped me and never let go and remain head-and-shoulders above the rest.

[20]  Dodos “Visiter”
[19] Interpol “Turn on the Bright Lights”
[18] Modest Mouse “Moon & Antarctica”
[17] Sufjan Stevens “Come on Feel the Illinoise”
[16] Blonde Redhead “Misery is a Butterfly”
[15] The Strokes “Is This It”
[14] Girls “Album”
[13] M.I.A. “Arular”
[12] White Stripes “Elephant”
[11] Of Montreal “Hissing Fauna are You the Destroyer?”
[10] The Knife “Silent Shout”
[09] Grizzly Bear “Veckatimest”
[08] Swan Lake “Beast Moans”
[07] Destroyer “Destroyer’s Rubies”
[06] Arcade Fire “Funeral”
[05] Daft Punk “Discovery”
[04] Clinic “Walking with Thee”
[03] Wolf Parade “Apologies to the Queen Mary”
[02] Animal Collective “Merriweather Post Pavilion”
[01] Radiohead “Kid A”


6 responses

  1. Great list! No real arguments with it…but I am going to have to check out several of these that I haven’t heard.

    2010/01/01 at 02:39

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  3. Peter was this easy or hard?

    2010/01/12 at 06:05

    • No, pretty easy—I made a list of all my favorite albums of the decade, and the top ones popped out right away. All were a level above the rest, in my mind.

      2010/01/13 at 08:20

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