Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Best of 2012: Albums 100-51

This the list most people wait for, the best albums of the year.  Of course, this is all based on my opinion.  If yours is different I don't care:

Here is the first half:
100 School Of Seven Bells Ghostory
99 Dare Dukes Thugs & China Dolls
98 English Words Red Potion
97 Craig Finn Clear Heart Full Eyes
96 Sonic Avenues Television Youth
95 Rococode Guns, Sex & Glory
94 Sills & Smith No Way In, No Way Out 
93 Grant Tilly The World Keeps Passing By 
92 Islands A Sleep & A Forgetting 
91 Grace Potter & the Nocturnals The Lion The Beast The Beat 
90 Best Coast The Only Place 
89 Emily Wells Mama 
88 The Ampersands This Is Your Adventure Too
87 Neil Young & Crazy Horse Psychedelic Pill
86 Jennah Barry Young Men

85 Hot Chip In Our Heads 
84 Cold Specks I Predict a Graceful Expulsion
83 PS I Love You Death Dreams
82 Joel Plaskett Emergency Scrappy Happiness 
81 Magnetic Fields Love At The Bottom Of The Sea 
80 Mornin' Old Sport Mornin' Old Sport
79 Rah Rah The Poet's Dead
78 Band Of Skulls Sweet Sour 
77 overlord The Expurgated Version
76 Dinosaur Jr I Bet On Sky
75 Iconoclast Are We Dying
74 Ben Kweller Go Fly A Kite
73 Lucero Women & Work
72 Danielle Duval Of The Valley 
71 The Datsuns Death Rattle Boogie
70 Kelly Hogan I Like To Keep Myself In Pain 
69 catl. Soon This Will All Be Gone
68 Anna Ternheim The Night Visitor 
67 Purity Ring Shrines
66 Dusted Total Dust
65 Royal Wood We Were Born To Glory
64 El-P Cancer for Cure
63 Guided By Voices The Bears For Lunch
62 Matt Mays Coyote
61 Sleigh Bells Reign of Terror
60 P.O.S. We Don't Even Live Here
59 Jenn Grant The Beautiful Wild
58 Bend Sinister Small Fame
57 Sarah Beatty Black Gramophone
56 Yesayer Fragrant World
55 Mother Mother The Sticks
54 Band Of Horses Mirage Rock
53 Jon Spencer Blues Explosion Meat and Bone
52 Neil Young & Crazy Horse Americana
51 Cadence Weapon Hope In Dirt City

1 comment:

Frank Smith said...

Thanks Peter for including Sills and Smith on your Best of 2012 list! We are honoured. Our third, full-length studio album will be released early in 2013!