It’s that time of year again, the new releases have all come and gone and now I’m anxiously waiting for 2015 and all the new music that will be coming out. For now though, I’ve put together my top albums for 2014.
I’m not one to dissect music or really analyze it to understand why it is good, I think that varies to the listener. For me, I fall for music that just catches me the right way at the right time and then there are the special albums like the ones listed here that will always hang around and be a part of what I listen to for years to come.
There is no way I could do a countdown style list as they all have a place for me this past year. So instead I decided to once again list them based on release date. I also added a biggest disappointment and biggest surprise album at the bottom of my list.
We had a few customers offer up their lists last year, I would really like to hear from you and what your top albums were. If you do a list and want to share it with us and our customers let me know I’d love to pass it on to everyone.
Okay Okay, I’ll pick one album to be tops on my list, that goes to Real Estate – Atlas.
MY TOP ALBUMS OF 2014
Have A Nice Life – The Unnatural World – January 27, 2014
Angel Olsen – Burn Your Fire For No Witness – February 18, 2014
Bear Hands – Distraction – February 18, 2014
Eternal Summers – The Drop Beneath – March 4, 2014
Real Estate – Atlas – March 4, 2014
The Coathangers – Suck This Shirt – March 18, 2014
Your Friend – Jekyll / Hyde EP – April 8, 2014
The Antlers – Familiars – June 17, 2014
Secret Cities – Walk Me Home – June 24, 2014
Goat – Commune – September 3, 2014
Caribou – Our Love – October 7, 2014
Horse Feathers – So It Is With Us – October 21, 2014
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Broken Bells – After The Disco
Biggest surprise – kind of goes with the above, that Danger Mouse works in mysterious ways.
Black Keys – Turn Blue
That’s it for this year!