year end lists- my favorite

NME has its year end list of albums and singles. Shocker, Arctic Monkeys are at number one. I would agree with most of it. They seem to also be loving Hot Chip. I got the album a while back, but didn’t take much notice. Maybe I’ll give it another try.

50 The Kooks – Inside In / Inside Out
49 Absentee – Schmotime
48 Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly – The Chronicles of A Bohemian Teenager
47 Wolfmother – s/t
46 Semifinalists – s/t
45 Bob Dylan – Modern Times
44 Isobel Campbell and Mark Lanegan – Ballard of The Broken Seas
43 Beck – The Information
42 The Automatic – Not Accepted Anywhere
41 The Gossip – Standing In The Way of Control
40 Midlake – The Trials Of Van Occupanther
39 The Young Knives – Voices Of Animals and Men
38 Metric – Live It Out
37 Be Your Own Pet – s/t
36 Datarock – Datarock Datarock
35 Forward Russia – Give Me A Wall
34 Albert Hammond Jr. – Yours To Keep
33 The Bronx – s/t
32 Lily Allen – Alright, Still
31 The Sunshine Underground – Raise The Alarm
30 Cat Power – The Greatest
29 The Spinto Band – Nice and Nicely Done
28 Morrissey – Ringleader of The Tormentors
27 Clap Your Hands Say Yeah! – s/t
26 Jarvis – That Jarvis Cocker Record
25 Mogwai – Mr Beast
24 Secret Machines – Ten Silver Drops
23 The Knife – Silent Shout
22 The Flaming Lips – At War With The Mystics
21 The Raconteurs – Broken Boy Soldiers
20 The Streets – The Hardest Way To Make An Easy Living
19 The Longcut – A Call And Response
18 The Rapture – Pieces of The People We Love
17 The Futureheads – News and Tributes
16 Amy Winehouse – Back To Black
15 Thom Yorke – The Eraser
14 TV On The Radio – Return To Cookie Mountain
13 Panic! At The Disco – A Fever You Can’t Sweat Out
12 The Killers – Sam’s Town
11 Howling Bells – s/t
10 My Chemical Romance – Welcome To The Black Parade
09 Kasabian – Empire
08 The Strokes – First Impressions of Earth
07 The Long Blondes – Someone To Drive You Home
06 Gnarls Barkley – St. Elsewhere
05 CSS – Cansei De Ser Sexy
04 Hot Chip – The Warning
03 Muse – Black Holes and Revelations
02 Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Show Your Bones
01 Arctic Monkeys – Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not

Top 50 Singles

50 Larrikin Love – “Happy As Annie”
49 Pull Tiger Tail – “Animator”
48 The Young Knives – “She’s Attracted To”
47 Howling Bells – “Setting Sun”
46 TV On The Radio – “Wolf Like Me”
45 Secret Machines – “Alone, Jealous and Stoned”
44 Regina Spektor – “Fidelity
43 The Rumple Strips – “Motorcycle”
42 Kelis – “Bossy”
41 The Sunshine Underground – “Put You In Your Place”
40 The Rapture – “Get Myself Into It”
39 The Strokes – “You Only Live Once”
38 Muse – “Knights Of Cydonia”
37 Panic! At The Disco – “I Write Sins Not Tragedies”
36 Kasabian – “Empire”
35 Dan Sartain – “Replacement Man”
34 To My Boy – “I Am X-Ray”
33 Nelly Furtado – “Promiscuous”
32 Mates of State – “Fraud in the 80’s”
31 Be Your Own Pet – “Adventure”
30 Ali Love – “K Hole”
29 The Dresden Dolls – “Back Stabber”
28 Hot Chip – “Boy From School”
27 Primal Scream – “Country Girl”
26 Maps – “Lost My Soul”
25 The Flaming Lips – “The Yeah Yeah Yeah Song”
24 Lupe Fiasco – “Kick, Push”
23 Midlake – “Roscoe”
22 Muse – “Starlight”
21 Gnarls Barkley – “Smiley Faces”
20 Jarvis – “Running The World”
19 The Streets Ft, P . Doherty – “Prangin’ Out”
18 Justice Vs Simian – “We Are Your Friends”
17 Klaxons – “Atlantis To Interzone”
16 The Holloways – “Generator”
15 The Long Blondes – “Once and Never Again”
14 The Raconteurs – “Steady, As She Goes”
13 Arctic Monkeys – “When The Sun Goes Down”
12 Metric – “Monster Hospital”
11 Klaxons – “Gravity’s Rainbow”
10 Yeah Yeah Yeahs – “Cheated Hearts”
09 The View – “Wasted Little DJ’s”
08 The Horrors – “Sheena Is A Parasite”
07 Amy Whinehouse – “Rehab”
06 CSS – “Let’s Make Love and Listen To Death From Above”
05 Gnarls Barkley – “Crazy”
04 Muse – “Supermassive Black Hole”
03 The Gossip – “Standing In The Way Of Control”
02 Peter Bjorn and John ft. Victoria Bergsmen – “Young Folks”
01 Hot Chip – “Over and Over”

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