Say Anything deserves that spot without question.
First, Fear of a Black Planet is an average at best record, and doesn't deserve to be on the list. I applaud them for recognizing that.
Secondly, where the heck is my second favorite album of the year, Andorra???
Well i can honestly say i've only heard about 5 or 6 of those artists. That's not a complaint, I'm just baffled that i missed this much apparently great music this year...probably because they only music news i ever get is from the metal/rock world which is growing increasingly redundant...
I did check out Burial though and i'm befuzzled as to how that made it to the No. 1 release of the year. It's not bad, but it wasn't anything that memorable either. Just mellow electronica. It sounds like the stuff they play between shows on adult swim. On top of that i could barely tell the difference between the 5 songs i listened to.
Glad Justice at least got on there though
Untrue album is amazing!!
Etched headplate = tops!
Solid list too.
Fear of a blank planet wasn't bad, but it certainly wasn't that great when you stack it up against their previous work.
it's not better than.... Stupid Dream or In Absentia MAYBE.
I'm glad we worked and fought so hard over this. It's a great list.
BTBAM at 32?? What the hell!?
43 needs more love
random bump ftw
much prefer this list's format to the 08 format, but i prefer the decade list's format overall.
Digging: Rufus Wainwright - Want One
This is missing Favourite Worst Nightmare by Arctic Monkeys!
haha no it isnt.
Digging: GridLink - Longhena
Sixx AM m/
hans, did you just give a m/ to sixx am?
Digging: Horseback - The Invisible Mountain
"an outstanding list, but it's missing Fear of a Blank Planet. That's about it tbh."
Interesting first comment. Needless to say, I agree with it.
Also, the lack of Oceansize's Frames and Alcest's Souvenirs d'un autre Monde is disappointing.
I had 3 5s that year. None of them was mentioned on this list.
I miss 2007 8(
why was the 2009 staff list posted in 2003
Digging: Lucy - Churches Schools and Guns
Digging: Clann Zu - Rua
long live untrue
1 is 1 can't argue with that though, order is pretty weird