The Ugly Rumors Top 40 Albums of 2007!!

As promised, here is my list of my 40 favorite albums of 2007…here’s the format:

ArtistAlbum / “Favorite Song”


40. Jarvis Cocker Jarvis / “Black Magic”
39. Arctic MonkeysFavourite Worst Nightmare / “D Is For Dangerous”
38. Thurston MooreTrees Outside The Academy / “American Coffin”
37. Prinzhorn Dance SchoolPrinzhorn Dance School / “You Are The Space Invader”
36. of MontrealHissing Fauna, Are You The Destroyer? / “Gronlandic Edit”
35. Tegan & SaraThe Con / “Like O, Like H”
34. Rock Plaza CentralAre We Not Horses? / “I Am An Excellent Steel Horse”
33. The Polyphonic SpreeThe Fragile Army / “Light To Follow”
32. KlaxonsMyths Of The Near Future / “Golden Skans”
31. Simple Kid2 / “Mommy N Daddy”
30. Rilo KileyUnder The Blacklight / “Breakin’ Up”
29. Arthur & YuIn Camera / “Afterglow”
28. Son VoltThe Search / “Circadian Rhythm”
27. Nine Inch NailsYear Zero / “Another Version Of The Truth”
26. SpoonGa Ga Ga Ga Ga / “Don’t Make Me A Target”
25. Bright EyesCassadaga / “Four Winds”
24. The New PornographersChallengers / “My Rights Versus Yours”
23. FeistThe Reminder / “1 2 3 4”
22. The FratellisCostello Music / “For The Girl”
21. LCD SoundsystemSound Of Silver / “Us V. Them”
20. Fountains Of WayneTraffic And Weather / “Strapped For Cash”
19. Carbon/SiliconThe Last Post / “The News”
18. The A-SidesSilver Storms / “Always In Trouble”
17. I’m Not There soundtrack / Stephen Malkmus – “Ballad Of A Thin Man”
16. Love Of DiagramsMosaic / “The Pace Or The Patience”
15. Modest MouseWe Were Dead Before The Ship Even Sank / “Dashboard”
14. Albert Hammond, Jr.Yours To Keep / “Blue Skies”
13. The PipettesWe Are The Pipettes / “Pull Shapes”
12. Mark Ronson Version / “Valerie (featuring Amy Winehouse)”
11. The Bird And The BeeThe Bird And The Bee / “I Hate Camera”
10. The Good, The Bad & The QueenThe Good, The Bad & The Queen / “Kingdom Of Doom”
9. Animal CollectiveStrawberry Jam / “For Reverend Green”
8. Arcade FireNeon Bible / “Intervention”
7. The White StripesIcky Thump / “Conquest”
6. Andrew BirdArmchair Apocrypha / “Imitosis”
5. Sea WolfLeaves In The River / “Black Dirt”
4. The ShinsWincing The Night Away / “Phantom Limb”
3. Dr. DogWe All Belong / “Keep A Friend”
2. WilcoSky Blue Sky / “Side With The Seeds”
1. Fujiya & MiyagiTransparent Things / “Cassettesingle”

I suppose that, if you really, really want one, I can make a double-disc mix of the songs on this list…just let me know and I’ll get it to you as soon as I can…

I also encourage you to vote for your own favorite things of the year in Y-Rock’s Year-End Poll…you’ll be entered to win some swell prizes, and who doesn’t love looking back at a year’s worth of pop culture?



~ by E. on December 15, 2007.

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