Saturday, December 29, 2007

what's another year? (best of 2007)

This year's gongs then go to this lot...

1. Arcade Fire: Neon Bible
2. Radiohead: In Rainbows
3. Richard Hawley: Lady's Bridge
4. High Llamas: Can Cladders
5. Candie Payne: I Wish I Could Have Loved You More

1. Radiohead: Weird Fishes/Arpeggi
2. Laura Veirs: Don't Lose Yourself
3. The Bees: Listening Man
4. Richard Hawley: Tonight The Streets Are Ours
5. The Beauty Room: The Weight Of The World
6. Indigo Moss: Swimming
7. Emma Pollock: Paper and Glue
8. Edwyn Collins: You'll Never Know My Love
9. Soulsavers Feat. Mark Lanegan: Revival
10. Charlotte Hatherley: Behave

Gig Of The Year:
Sorry, still haven't got over seeing the Magic Numbers at the Windmill. Edwyn Collins, The Bees and Squeeze also good...

"Best of" albums lists from people who all year get CDs sent to them for nothing and are paid to listen to them (cuh eh?):
- The Word
- Observer Music Monthly
- Gideon Coe (BBC 6 Music)

- Songlines:
  1. Mario Pacheco: Clube De Fado
  2. Andy Palacio and The Garifuna Collective: Watina
  3. Fanfare Ciocarlina: Queens and Kings
  4. Trilok Gurtu and Arke String Quartet: Arkeology
  5. Justin Adams and Juldeh Camara: Soul Science
  6. Selim Sesler: Anatolian Wedding
  7. Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba: Segu Blue
  8. Tinariwen: Aman Iman
  9. Orchestra Baobab: Made in Dakar
  10. Various Artists: Sevdalinka

...and some lists (including mp3 files) from the sound bites blog.

I'm off to the shops then to get stocked up with some of the stuff I've missed...

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