Saturday, December 29, 2012

2012: The Year in Music: Albums

Plenty of great new music was released this year. The following top 10 list is what I consider 2012's best albums (not simply "my favorites," as a lot of critics state) and should be listened to from start to finish.  

1. Missy Higgins, “The ‘Ol Razzle Dazzle”
2. Bruce Springsteen, “Wrecking Ball” 
3. Delta Spirit, “Delta Spirit”
4. Dwight Yoakam, “3 Pears”

5. Kaiser Chiefs, “Start the Revolution Without Me”
6. Mika, “The Origin of Love”
7. The Dunwells, “Blind Sighted Faith”

8. Divine Fits, "A Thing Called Divine Fits”

9. tie: Green Day, “Uno!," "Dos!, "Tre!”

10. Everclear, “Invisible Stars”
Here is the best of the rest...
11. Rick Springfield, "Songs for the End of the World"
12. Eric Hutchinson, "Moving Up, Living Down"
13. Field Report, "Field Report"
14. The Cult, "Choice of Weapon"
15. The Fixx, "Beautiful Friction"
16. St. Motel, "Voyeur"

17. Grace Potter & the Nocturnals,"The Lion, The Beast, The Beat"
18. A Silent Film, "Sand & Snow"
19. Ben Kweller, "Go Fly a Kite"

20. Muse, "The 2nd Law"


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