Tuesday, February 23, 2010

31 Favorite Albums of the Decade 2000-2009

A friend of mine came up with his list of the top 11 albums of the past decade, which inspired me to do this. I've never been much for creating 'best of' lists, but it was an interesting exercise to review what I've been into for the past ten years. No way could I limit my favorites to just 10 or so albums, though. So I made it 31, in keeping with the spirit of my friend's odd-numbered list. So here they are, in chronological order:

Album Title Artiste Year
Melody Of Certain Damaged Lemons Blonde Redhead 2000
Lost Souls Doves 2000
The Sophtware Slump Grandaddy 2000
Stories From The City, Stories From The Sea PJ Harvey 2000
Kid A Radiohead 2000
Barbarians Richard Davies 2000
And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside-Out Yo La Tengo 2000
Waltz For Koop Koop 2001
It's A Wonderful Life Sparklehorse 2001
Ice Pond Sunset Valley 2001
Rings Around the World Super Furry Animals 2001
Oh Inverted World The Shins 2001
High Society Enon 2002
Turn on the Bright Lights Interpol 2002
( ) Sigur Ros 2002
Blood Sport Sneaker Pimps 2002
Her Majesty The Decemberists The Decemberists 2003
Mass Romantic The New Pornographers 2003
Electric Version The New Pornographers 2003
The Slow Wonder A.C. Newman 2004
Talkie Walkie Air 2004
Half Smiles of the Decomposed
Guided by Voices 2004
Girls Can Tell Spoon 2005
Writer's Block Peter, Bjorn & John 2006
Never Hear the End of It Sloan 2006
Bolts of Melody Adam Franklin 2007
Drums & Guns Low 2007
Pseudosix Pseudosix 2007
The Good, the Bad and the Queen The Good, the Bad and the Queen 2007
Fleet Foxes Fleet Foxes 2008
In Prism Polvo 2009


Monkey's Mama said...

Nice! This would take a lot of thought - did you think back to each year or just those that have stood the test of time?

uptonsinclairlewiscarroll said...

Oh, I just sorted my iTunes Library by Year and picked out all my faves from 2000 through 2009, then pared that down to the list you see here.

Dan O said...

Wah? An actual blog post? I'm shocked....

31 favorite albums of the last decade? I can't even remember what I had for lunch yesterday.

I could probably put together a top 10 favorite albums of all time. Narrowing it down to the last 10 years would be tough.

It's all a blur....