Friday, January 15, 2010

The Top 100 Albums of the Aughties: 50-26

Wassup again, hepcats!

OK, let's run through this, so we can get to the good stuff.

In the distant past: 75 - 51.

50. Two Suns (2009)

Bat for Lashes

Best jam: "Daniel"

49. Antics (2004)


Best jam: "Evil"

48. Stay Positive (2008)

The Hold Steady

Best jam: "Slapped Actress"

47. Digital Ash in a Digital Urn (2005)

Bright Eyes

Best jam: "Take It Easy (Love Nothing)"

46. Plans (2005)

Death Cab for Cutie

Best jam: "I Will Follow You Into the Dark"

45. The Black Parade (2006)

My Chemical Romance

Best jam: "Welcome to the Black Parade"

44. Fold Your Hands, Child, You Walk Like A Peasant (2000)

Belle and Sebastian

Best jam: "I Fought in a War"

43. Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix (2009)


Best jam: "Lisztomania"

42. Fleet Foxes (2008)

Fleet Foxes

Best jam: "White Winter Hymnal"

41. Re-Arrange Us (2008)

Mates of State

Best jam: "The Re-arranger"

40. Costello Music (2006)

The Fratellis

Best jam: "Chelsea Dagger"

39. The Rising (2002)

Bruce Springsteen

Best jam: "The Rising"

38. Franz Ferdinand (2004)

Franz Ferdinand

Best jam: "Take Me Out"

37. Separation Sunday (2005)

The Hold Steady

Best jam: "How a Resurrection Really Feels"

36. Heartbreaker  (2000)

Ryan Adams

Best jam: "Come Pick Me Up"

35. Hot Fuss (2004)

The Killers

Best jam: "Mr. Brightside"

34. Illinois (2005)

Sufjan Stevens

Best jam: "John Wayne Gacy, Jr." (I almost feel this song is too disturbing to call a "jam", but we're too far along to change the nomenclature now. Really good song, though.)

33. The Greatest (2006)

Cat Power

Best jam: "The Greatest"

32. Volume One (2008)

She And Him

Best Jam: "Why Do You Let Me Stay Here?"

31. Kid A (2000)


Best jam: "The National Anthem"

30. Fortress 'Round My Heart (2009)

Ida Maria

Best jam: "Oh My God"

29. New Wave (2007)

Against Me!

Best jam: "Thrash Unreal"

28. Rooney (2003)


Best jam: "Sorry Sorry"

27. Oracular Spectacular (2008)


Best jam: "Kids"

26. The Sunset Tree (2005)

The Mountain Goats

Best jam: "This Year"

We'll finish this up tomorrow, hepcats. And then we'll start the Good Stuff.
(unless I decide to do some Best of 2009 lists. Do you want me to do that? Cuz I totally would if you want me to. I'm that kind of eblogger.)

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