Top 5 of 2011

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Re: Top 5 of 2011

Post by moomin » Wed Dec 21, 2011 9:49 pm

longlivethefrank wrote:What Did You Expect From The Vaccines?(bite me)
ah I have loved that album this year
def one which will remind me of 2011

other than that
Pete and the pirates
tom williams and the boat
the drive soundtrack
franky baby ekmb

and probably some more I have forgotten

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Re: Top 5 of 2011

Post by Me!!! » Thu Dec 22, 2011 12:54 pm

5. Dananananaykroyd - There is a Way
4. Tellison - The Wages of Fear
3. The Xcerts - Stairs to Noise E.P.
2. Arcane Roots - Left Fire
1. Frank Turner - England Keep My Bones (of course!) :mrgreen:

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Re: Top 5 of 2011

Post by xandmatt » Thu Dec 22, 2011 5:26 pm

My top five (in no order):

Big Deal: Lights Out
Oxygen Thief: Destroy It Yourself
Johnny Foreigner: Johnny Foreigner Vs You
Retrospective Soundtrack Players: Cool Hand Luke
The Joy Formidable: The Big Roar

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Re: Top 5 of 2011

Post by Russ67 » Fri Dec 23, 2011 10:25 am

h26 wrote:it's taken a while as i decided to listen to all the 2011 albums that i have (43 of them) again before picking my top ten. i'm also going to cheat by excluding ekmb and ben marwood !

the black keys - el camino
admiral fallow - boots met my face
the decemberists - the king is dead
the kills - blood pressures
seasick steve - you can't teach an old dog new tricks
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Re: Top 5 of 2011

Post by Rubber_Soul » Fri Dec 30, 2011 1:41 pm

1 - Al Baker and the Dole Queue - Causes and Cures
2 - Ben Marwood - Outside There's A Curse
3 - Frank Turner - England Keep My Bones
4 - B-Sydes - Wrecked Vessels
5 - Glassjaw - Coloring Book
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Re: Top 5 of 2011

Post by 04rebhop » Fri Dec 30, 2011 8:35 pm

1 - Potential - Dive Dive
2- England Keep My Bones - Frank Turner
3 - Punk & Poetry - King Blues
4 - Outside There's a Curse - Ben Marwood
5 - Destroy It Yourself - Oxygen Thief
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Re: Top 5 of 2011

Post by Luke123 » Sat Jan 07, 2012 12:38 pm

dive dive - potential
outside there's a curse
death cab codes and keys
king of limbs

no particular order
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Re: Top 5 of 2011

Post by ~Katt » Sun Jan 08, 2012 4:19 am

I've been smitten by Kurt Vile's record lately and Benjamin Francis Leftwich has a special place in my heart right now.

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Re: Top 5 of 2011

Post by Bossman66 » Sun Jan 08, 2012 11:51 am

Bossman66 wrote:Frank - EKMB
Horrible Crowes - Elsie
Foo Fighters - Wasting Light
The Decemberists - The King Is Dead
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds - self titled

I suspect I'm gonna love El Camino when I get it.
I also really liked 'Panic of Girls' by Blondie

I can no Confirm that 'El Camino' by The Black Keys would've made my Top 5 (although I'm not sure at the expense of which, probably the Decemberists)

2 other great albums 2 come to my attention since Xmas are:

'The Spade' by Butch Walker & The Black Widows (great LOUD in the
'Here We Rest' by Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit

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Re: Top 5 of 2011

Post by tenaciousdazz » Sun Jan 08, 2012 3:30 pm

I wasn't really impressed with El Camino. Maybe I need to give it another chance, but I'm getting to the stage now where if an album doesn't really really grab me on first listen then I'm not interested.
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Re: Top 5 of 2011

Post by McDoug17 » Sun Jan 08, 2012 5:09 pm

Frank - EKMB
Ben Marwood - Out Side There's a Curse
Dananananaykroyd - There is a Way
Los Campesinos! - Hello Sadness
Johnny Foreigner - Johnny Foreigner Vs Everything

Well can't forget these releases:

Oxygen Thief - Destroy it Yourself
The Fruit Tree Foundation - First Edition, great album supporting Scottish Mental health with the like of Scott Hutchinson (Frightened Rabbit), Rod Jones (Idlewild) & James Graham (The Twilight Sad) all contributing to it
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