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Our favourite albums of the year
It's that time of year when we kick back and reflect on our favourite albums of the last 12 months. Did the big hitters deliver? And which were the unexpected delights?
We've been doing this long enough to know that our selection won't please everyone. It's quite possible it won't please anyone but us. It is, after all, just a matter of opinion; no more right or wrong than anyone else's.
So with that in mind, keep clicking to see which albums rocked our world in 2011. And then tell us we don't know what we're talking about in the comments below.
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mmmmm these albums wernt chosen by a girl and 2 gays were they???????
I think we will let end of year charts tell us what was the best and then magazines like Q and NME to tell us the music industys choice. I aint going to take much notice of 3 people who know nothing apart from what they are told to like. If this personal choice of theirs had a few surprises in it I would have said yeah fair play to them they have goodtaste, but they dont...
Album of the year is Let England Shake by PJ Harvey, Bon Iver by Bon Iver, Helplessness Blues by Fleet Foxes or The Hunter by Mastodon.
Some of you lot need to listen to a little bit more than what's played on Radio 1.
The album of the year is ‘BRUISER’ by THE DUKE SPIRIT. One of the few bands out there today with true rock n’ roll fire burning in their collective bellies. Hearty slaps on the back and firm handshakes all round also for YOUNG LEGIONNAIRE’s ‘CRISIS WORKS’ and JAPANESE VOYEURS’ ‘YOLK’.
Julia and Shahin, you’ve just embarrassed yourselves. You really need to listen to more albums and go to more gigs if your lists of commercial drivel are what you consider to be “real rock”.
I agree that it's a shame that Wasting Light by the Foo Fighters and Evanescence's eponymous third album didn't make it to the list...but there are a couple of stand out albums - would recommend Stone Rollin' by Raphael Saadiq (number 20 in the list) - it's "proper" rhythm and blues (not RnB) and is well worth a listen, assuming you like music.
And Kate Bush. No more needs to be said, the woman's a genius.
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