Sunday, December 9, 2012

Cheeseboy's Best Albums of the Year

Every year for the past 4 years I've ranked my 40 favorite albums of the year. It's a pretty dorky thing to do, but I don't care, it's fun. So here are my top 40 favorite albums of 2012. Below them I've also included my top ten from the 3 years prior.

1. Radical Face – The Family Tree: The Roots
2. Passion Pit - Gossamer
3. Mumford And Son – Babel
4. Miike Snow – Happy To You
5. Imagine Dragons –
 Night Visions
6. Two Door Cinema Club – Beacon
7. Metric – Sythetica
8. Dr. Dog – Be The Void
9. Of Monsters And Men – My Head Is An Animal
10. The Avett Brothers – The Carpenter
11. The Lumineers – The Lumineers
12. Matt & Kim – Lightening
13. Delta Spirit – Delta Spirit
14. Family Of The Year – Loma Vista
15. The Shins – Port Of Marrow
16. Walk The Moon – Walk The Moon
17. Electric Guest - Mondo
18. Beach House – Bloom
19. Fun. – Some Nights
20. Benjamin Gibbard – Former Lives
21. The Killers – Battle Born
22. The Temper Trap – The Temper Trap
23. Minus The Bear – Infinity Overload
24. Silversun Pickups – Neck Of The Woods
25. Islands – A Sleep & A Forgetting
26. Animal Collective Centipede HZ
27. Freelance Whales - Diluvia
28. White Rabbits – Milk Famous
29. Band Of Horses – Mirage Rock
30. The Big Pink – Future This
31. Fanfarlo – Rooms Filled With Light
32. Grizzly Bear - Shields
33. Bad Books – II
34. Divine Fits – A Thing Called Divine Fits
35. The Walkmen - Heaven
36. Yeasayer – Fragrant World
37. Japandroids – Celebration Rock
38. Muse – The 2nd Law
39. The Helio Sequence – Negotiations
40. Chairlift – Something

2011
1. Death Cab For Cutie – Codes And Keys
2. The Sounds – Something To Die For
3. Architecture In Helsinki – Moment Bends
4. Decemberists – The King Is Dead
5. The Strokes – Angles
6. The Head And The Heart – The Head And The Heart
7. Brett Dennen – Loverboy
8. Manchester Orchestra – Simple Math
9. I’m From Barcelona – Forever Today
10. The Rural Alberta Advantage – Departing

2010
1. The National – High Violet
2. Vampire Weekend – Contra
3. Shout Out Louds – Work
4. Mumford And Sons – Sigh No More
5. Mates Of State – Crushes
6. Dr. Dog – Shame Shame
7. Rogue Wave – Permalight
8. Arcade Fire – The Suburbs
9. Matt & Kim – Sidewalks
10. Tokyo Police Club – Champ

2009
1. The Sounds – Crossing The Rubicon
2. Passion Pit – Manners
3. Metric – Fantasies
4. Animal Collective – Merryweather Post Pavilion
5. Empire Of The Sun – Walking On A Dream
6. The Rural Alberta Advantage – Hometowns
7. Silversun Pickups – Swoon
8. We Were Promised Jetpacks – These Four Walls
9. Islands – Vapours
10. Mew – No More Stories Are Told…


Here is a video from my favorite artist of the year, Radical Face. He's amazing.


4 comments:

Rawknrobyn.blogspot.com said...

You are back in blogland?! And I'm the first to comment? I'm so excited! Good to see you here, Cheeseboy.

PS Those are all great albums too. I know, because you say so.

xoRobyn

mCat said...

I don't recogonize a single one of them. Wow. I'm old and I suck

Tony Van Helsing said...

Not enough metal for my tastes.

Mommy Lisa said...

Nice. :)