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I find it hard to mount any sort of compelling argument against somebody who’s taken the time to listen to and review The Man’s entire discography, but… Moondance at #7? That didn’t rock my gypsy soul.
For me, it’s because the production is awful. Steve Albini is sorely missed.
I see these complaints pop up every time one of these posts roll around, and I really don’t get it. You’re on the internet right now – how often do you really spend your free time on the internet doing something that ISN’T ultimately pointless? You don’t like these lists? Fine, don’t bother handing them a page view. But goddammit man, I DO like a good list.
…So with all due respect, fuck your opinion.
No… not really.
I’m with you. Frightened Rabbit definitely deserved a spot.
This might just be the least offensive year-end list I’ve ever seen.
Wow, I did not intend for that to be posted up here. I really don’t know what happened.
…Please, Stereogum, forgive me for being a jackass.
I switched around number 10 at least seven different times, but I’m feeling pretty comfortable with where things are at right now, so I’ll just submit this before I can change my mind again:
1. Jai Paul – “St8 Outta Mumbai”
2. Rhye – “Open”
3. James Blake “Retrograde”
4. Afterlife – “Arcade Fire”
5. Kurt Vile – “Wakin on a Pretty Day”
6. Blood Orange – “Chamakay”
7. Tegan and Sara – “I Was a Fool”
8. Phosphorescent – “Song for Zula”
9. Vampire Weekend – “Ya Hey”
10. J Cole – “Power Trip”
Notable omissions: Burial, CHVRCHES, Haim, Autre Ne Veut, The National, The War on Drugs, Mutual Benefit, The Knife… fuck, this was hard.