Saturday, July 5, 2008

top 25 albums of my lifetime (okay, it's more than 25)

i stole this idea from alicia. it's a list of my top 25 favorite albums since 1983, the year i was born. i picked one album for each year.

83: REM-Murmer
84: Talking Heads-Stop Making Sense
85: The Velvet Undergroud-VU
86: Paul Simon-Graceland
87: REM-Document (close 2nd and 3rd The Smiths-Strange Ways, Here We Come and The Cure-Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me)
88: Pixies-Sufer Rosa
89: Lou Reed-New York (followed closely by The Neville Brothers-Yellow Moon and the Pixies-Doolittle)
90: Sinead O'Conner-I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got (or Bette Midler-Some People's Lives)
91: Nirvana-Nevermind
92: REM-Automatic for the People
93: Smashing Pumpkins-Siamese Dream
94: Jeff Buckley-Grace (followed closely by Nirvana's Unplugged album)
95: Pulp-Different Class
96: Weezer-Pinkerton
97: Ben Folds Five-Whatever and Ever Amen
98: Gomez-Bring It On
99: Jimmy Eat World-Clarity
00: Death Cab for Cutie-We Have the Facts and We're Voting Yes
01: Rilo Kiley-Take-Offs and Landings
02: Wilco-Yankee Hotel Foxtrot and Gomez-In Our Gun
03: Guster-Keep It Together
04: Modest Mouse-Good News for People Who Love Bad News (followed closely by Franz Ferdinand's self-titled album)
05: Spoon-Gimme Fiction or Arcade Fire-Funeral
06: Jenny Lewis and the Watson Twins-Rabbit Fur Coat
07: Buddy-Alterations and Repairs
08: (so far) The Helio Sequence-Keep Your Eyes Ahead

2 comments:

Lizzie said...

Hey, I haven't caught up on blogs yet from my weekend away, but this one did come up in my google news alerts for Guster. ha!

stefanie said...

haha that is awesome!!