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{Favorite Albums of the Year}


Everybody else is making lists and Caffeine-Headache is no exception. Here's Caffeine-Headache's 25 Favorite Albums of the Year, in as best an order as we could manage ...

The National - Boxer (Key track: "Slow Show" courtesy of Anyone's Guess)

Spoon - Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga (Key track: courtesy of "Underdog" )

Feist - The Reminder (Key track: "My Moon My Man" courtesy of Anyone's Guess)

Patrick Wolf - The Magic Position (Key track: "Accident & Emergency" The Muso)

Wilco - Sky Blue Sky (Key track: "Impossible Germany" The Muso)

The Veils - Nux Vomica (Key track: "Advice for Young Mother's To Be" courtesy of Worlds Fair)

Bloc Party - A Weekend in the City (Key track: "Uniform" courtesy of Nasty Panda)

Ryan Adams - Easy Tiger (Key track: "Two" courtesy of Hipster Runoff)

Jens Lekman - Night Falls Over Kortedala (Key track: "The Opposite of Hallelujah")

The Perishers - Victorious (Key track: "Carefree" courtesy of Puddlegum)

Laura Veirs - Saltbreakers (Key track: "Don't Lose Yourself" Neiles Life)

Kanye West - Graduation (Key track: "The Good Life" Cafe Eclectica)

Travis - The Boy with No Name (Key track: "My Eyes" courtesy of The Canals)

The Thrills - Teenager (Key track: "Nothing Changes Around Here" Neiles Life)

Josh Ritter (Key track: "To the Dogs or Whoever" courtesy of Allans World)

Richard Hawley (Key track: "Tonight the Streets are Ours" courtesy of Quick Before it Melts)

Chromeo - Fancy Footwork (Key track: "Fancy Footwork" courtesy of Free Indie)

Once Soundtrack (Key track: "Falling Slowly" courtesy of The Late Greats)

Common (Key track: "The People" courtesy of Neiles Life)

Wynton Marsalis (Key track: "Where Y'all At")

The Go! Team (Key track: "Wrath of Marcie" courtesy of This is Ugly Talented)

Atmosphere (Key track: "Sunshine" courtesy of Berkeley Place)

Interpol - Our Love to Admire (Key track: "Pioneers to the Fall" Secretly Belgian)

Pelle Carlberg - In A Nutshell (Key track: "Clever Girls Like Clever Boys Much More Than Clever Boys Like Clever Girls" Quarter Life Party)

Instituto Mexicano Del Sonido - S/T (Key track: "Escribeme Pronto" courtesy of Burros y Perros)

Here's 25 More Albums we really liked...

Arcade Fire - Neon Bible
Radiohead - In Rainbows
Roddy Woomble - My Secret is My Silence
Kings Of Leon - Because Of The Times
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings - 100 Days, 100 Nights
Manu Chao - La Radiolina
Beirut - The Flying Club Cup
Pleasure - Pleasure 2
LCD Soundsystem - Sound of Silver
Lucinda Williams - West
Voxtrot - S/T
Mark Ronson - Version
The Clientele - God Save The Clientele
Gogol Bordello - Super Taranta!
Cafe Tacuba - Si No
Junior Senior - Hey Hey My My Yo Yo
Ferraby Lionheart - Catch the Brass Ring
Elliott Smith - New Moon
Andrew Bird - Armchair Apocrypha
Earlimart - Mentor Tormentor
M.I.A. - Kala
Bill Callahan - Woke On A Whaleheart
Rilo Kiley - Under The Blacklight
The Shins - Wincing The Night Away
Little Dragon S/T


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radiohead not on your list? duh....

Read again, Radiohead is on the list, duh!
Easily one of my top 30 albums of the year.

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