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Sounds like 2008: Top Albums

You know the drill.

Here it is, my totally biased list of the top albums of 2008. To support my claims I’m hooking you up with the finest supplements the interweb provides: audio AND visual. Hit the links for video clips or just hang out with this sweet playlist and prepare to be dazzled.

20 – Friendly Fires, Friendly Fires: Meet me on the dance floor.

19 – Lightspeed Chamption, Falling off the Lavender Bridge: Very quirky, yet captivating.

18 – Dr. Dog, Fate: Happy hippie music. Delivers.

17 – Fleet Foxes, Fleet Foxes: Harmonious and enchanting.

16 – My Morning Jacket, Evil Urges: These dudes are getting funkier by the minute.

15 – Sigur Ros, Med Sud I Eyrum Vid Spilum Endalaus: Layers of Icelandic awesomeness (video NSFW).

14 – Jenny Lewis, Acid Tongue: A little bit country, a little bit rock n’ roll.

13 – Man Man, Rabbit Habits: Sort of like a modern version of The Muppets Band & just as fun.

12 – Tokyo Police Club, Elephant Shell: These kids‘ punchy songs are just infectious.

11 – The Hold Steady, Stay Positive: Craig Finn tells wonderful, wildly animated stories.

10 – The Cool Kids, The Bake Sale: Back to the basics like Sega and Star Wars.

9 – Conor Oberst, Conor Oberst & The Mystic Valley Band: The new ensamble really brings out the party.

8 – She & Him, Volume One: Which is cuter: Zooey & M. Ward or a room full of puppies? I don’t even know.

7 - Wolf Parade, At Mount Zoomer: Are these guys just getting better and better?

6 – Beck, Modern Guilt: Dude has endless game.

5 – Ratatat, LP3: It’s like what people in the 50’s thought music would be like in 2008: fucking radical.

4 – Black Keys, Attack & Release: So tight, so right.

3 – The Felice Brothers, The Felice Brothers: As far as I’m concerned these kids are hometown hereos.

2 – The Walkmen, You & Me: In my dreams Hamilton Leithauser sings me sweet lullabies.

1 – Lykke Li, Youth Novels: Swedish pop has a new princess.

Author: Jessica S

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