Thursday, 31 December 2009

George's Albums of the Year - 2009

George's Top 20 Albums of '09

1. Manic Street Preachers - Journal for Plague Lovers
Must Listen: This Joke Sport Severed, All Is Vanity, Jackie Collins Existential Question Time

2. Kasabian - West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum
Must Listen: Fast Fuse, Where Did All The Love Go?, Happiness 

3. The Cribs - Ignore The Ignorant
Must Listen: Cheat On Me, We Were Aborted, Victim of Mass Production 

4. Yeah Yeah Yeahs - It's Blitz

Must Listen: Zero, Heads Will Roll, Runaway

5. La Roux - La Roux

Must Listen: Bulletproof, As If By Magic, Cover My Eyes 

6. Gin Wigmore - Holy Smoke
Must Listen: Too Late For Lovers, Mr Freakshow, Hey Ho

7. Jamie T - Kings & Queens

Must Listen: 368, Sticks And Stones, British Intelligence 

8. The View - Which Bitch?

Must Listen: Double Yellow Lines, One Off Pretender, Glass Smash

9. Future of The Left - Travels With Myself And Another

Must Listen: Yin/Post Yin, That Damned Fly, Throwing Bricks At Trains 

10. Alec Ounsworth - Mo Beauty

Must Listen: Obscene Queen Bee #2, Holy, Holy, Holy Moses, What Fun 

11. Muse - The Resistance
Must Listen: The Resistance, Undisclosed Desires

12. Franz Ferdinand - Tonight: Franz Ferdinand

Must Listen: Ulysses, Live Alone

13. The Veils - Sun Gangs

Must Listen: Sit Down By The Fire, The Letter

14. Silversun Pickups - Swoon

Must Listen: It's Nice To Know You Work Alone, Panic Switch

15. Julian Casablancas - Phrazes For The Young

Must Listen: Out Of The Blue, 11th Dimension

16. Doves - Kingdom of Rust

Must Listen: Kingdom of Rust, Lifeline

17. Brakes - Touchdown

Must Listen: Don't Take Me To Space (Man), Worry About It Later

18. Oh Mercy - Privileged Woes

Must Listen: Get You Back, Astrid, No

19. The Maccabees - Wall Of Arms

Must Listen: No Kind Words, Love You Better

20. Metric - Fantasies

Must Listen: Sick Muse, Help I'm Alive