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Old 12-01-2014, 03:47 AM   #31
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Royksopp and Robyn - Do It Again (I thought I was going to like that EP a lot more.)
"Monument" is a fucking incredible song though.

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I'm glad I won't be the only one listing these.
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Without worrying about the order:
Amy Lavere - Runaway Diary
Aphex Twin - Syro
Hookworms - The Hum
Marianne Faithfull - Give My Love to London
Natalie Merchant - Natalie Merchant
Reigning Sound - Shattered
Thurston Moore - The Best Day
U2 - Songs of Innocence
Zoe Muth - World of Stranger
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Old 12-01-2014, 05:28 PM   #33
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This year has been a lot of EPs and singles for me, in anticipation of next year that will be a lot of albums. But here are my top three.

1. Bleachers - Strange Desire
2. U2 - Songs of Innocence
3. The War on Drugs - Lost in the Dream
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Old 12-01-2014, 10:52 PM   #34
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1. Low Roar - 0
2. Delay Trees - Readymade
3. The War on Drugs - Lost in the Dream
4. Spoon - They Want My Soul
5. Swans - To Be Kind
6. Alcest - Shelter
7. Pure X - Angel
8. New Madrid - Sunswimmer
9. U2 - Songs of Innocence
10. Mac Demarco - Salad Days

Honorable mentions:
Beck - Morning Phase
The Wheel Workers - Past To Present
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Always nice to see some Alcest love.
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Thanks. Yeah, the album is awesome. If you haven't checked it out. You definitely should.
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Oh, I definitely have, and it's up there for me as well. Been a fan since the first album.
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Old 12-02-2014, 12:38 AM   #38
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This year has been a lot of EPs and singles for me, in anticipation of next year that will be a lot of albums. But here are my top three.

1. Bleachers - Strange Desire
2. U2 - Songs of Innocence
3. The War on Drugs - Lost in the Dream
Bleachers is way better than they have any right to be.
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Bleachers is way better than they have any right to be.
Are they math rock?
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No, mom.
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Bleachers is way better than they have any right to be.
Why you gotta get that song stuck in my head again?
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Always nice to see some Alcest love.


If I had ranked my list it would be #1. Best Alcest album since the debut.
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Some really good albums:

"Benji" - Sun Kil Moon
"More Than Any Other Day" - Ought
"In Conflict" - Owen Pallett
"Joyland" - Trust
"Singles" - Future Islands
"To Be Kind" - Swans
"Soused" - Scott Walker and Sunn O)))
"Lost In The Dream" - The War On Drugs
"Claw" - DAMA/LIBRA
"Someday World" - Brian Eno and Karl Hyde


Some albums that aren't amazing, but at least interesting:

"Overstep" - Mike Gordon
"Vacation Vinny" - Grass is Green
"Estoile Naiant" - patten
"Can't Love" - Turn To Crime
"Typical System" - Total Control
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Is it just me, or do these year-in-review threads get earlier and earlier each year?
Could be:

U2 Interference: Top Albums of 2015
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Bleachers is way better than they have any right to be.
Way better on my list, or way better than you expected it?
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