Monday, January 19, 2009

2008 : Best of albums

1. Fleet Foxes - Fleet Foxes
2. Drive-By Truckers - Brighter Than Creation's Dark
3. Toumani Diabaté - The Mandé Variations
4. The Tallest Man On Earth - Shallow Grave
5. Ron Sexsmith - Exit Strategy For the Soul
6. The Hold Steady - Stay Positive
7. Femi Kuti - Day By Day
8. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Dig Lazarus Dig!!!
9. Mark Olson & Gary Louris - Ready For the Flood
10. Gérard Manset - Manitoba ne répond plus
11. Vampire Weekend - Vampire Weekend
12. Al Green - Lay It Down
13. Sigur Rós - Med Sud I Eyrum Vit Spilum Endalanst
14. Dick Annegarn - Soleil du soir
15. Eli 'Paperboy' Reed - Roll With You
16. Alain Bashung - Bleu Pétrole
17. Conor Oberst - Conor Oberst
18. British Sea Power - Do You Like Rock Music ?
19. Tomcat Courtney - Downsville Blues
20. Randy Newman - Harps and Angels

I heard a lot of people saying that 2008 was not a great year. I don't really agree. 2008 was a great year for folk-rock and for African music, that's for sure.
And by the way, we had a very intersting debate on Acclaimedmusic about the difference between "best" and "favorite" and on which criteria we rate albums, songs, films...

Découvrez Fleet Foxes!


Nicolas Lejeune said...
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Nicolas Lejeune said...

Le message supprimé, c'était de moi, c'était un test pour voir si j'étais bien informé par mail de vos (trop rares) commentaires.
The deleted message was mine : it was just a test about e-mail notifications of your (too rare) commentaries.