clash’s 50 greatest albums of the past 5 years

because of the time constraint, this is probably a better list for me (and maybe you too) to use as a point of comparison than amazon’s 100 greatest indie albums of all time.

however, it’s not without its faults. as we’ve learned from nme, the brits to be a bit biased so i’d take this with a grain of salt.

the ones i own are in bold:

50 The Killers – Hot Fuss
49 Kasabian – Kasabian
48 Deerhunter – Microcastle
47 Bat For Lashes – Fur and Gold
46 Vampire Weekend – Vampire Weekend
45 MGMT – Oracular Spectacular

44 Portishead – Third
43 Elbow – The Seldom Seen Kid (i heard this. didn’t really like it.)
42 Amy Winehouse – Back To Black
41 Santigold – Santigold
40 Late Of The Pier – Fantasy Black Channel (i really want this one.)
39 Sigur Rós – Takk…
38 Efterklang – Parades
37 Liars – Drum’s Not Dead (also on my list.)
36 The White Stripes – Get Behind Me Satan
35 Hot Chip – The Warning
34 Fleet Foxes – Fleet Foxes
33 Benga – Diary Of An Afro Warrior
32 Feist – The Reminder
31 Broadcast – Tender Buttons
30 Battles – Mirrored
29 Klaxons – Myths Of The Near Future
28 Tunng – Mother’s Daughter And Other Songs
27 The Libertines – The Libertines
26 Kanye West – The College Dropout
25 Apparat – Walls
24 Burial – Burial
23 Gallows – Orchestra Of Wolves
22 Caribou – The Milk Of Human Kindness
21 Broken Social Scene – Broken Social Scene
20 Sufjan Stevens – Illinois

19 Soulwax – Nite Versions
18 The Bug – London Zoo
17 Brian Wilson – SMiLE
16 Isolée – We Are Monster
15 My Morning Jacket – Z
14 Franz Ferdinand – Franz Ferdinand

13 Joanna Newsom – Ys
12 Modeselektor – Hello Mom!
11 Bloc Party – Silent Alarm
10 Animal Collective – Merriweather Post Pavilion

09 J Dilla – Donuts
08 Arctic Monkeys – Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not
07 M.I.A. – Arular
06 LCD Soundsystem – LCD Soundsystem
05 The Knife – Silent Shout
04 TV On The Radio – Return To Cookie Mountain
03 Kings Of Leon – Because Of The Times
02 Radiohead – In Rainbows
01 Arcade Fire – Funeral

let me know if you think im missing out on some must-haves. ps: i don’t really like m.i.a., the white stripes, or amy winehouse.

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~ by CJL on April 27, 2009.

One Response to “clash’s 50 greatest albums of the past 5 years”

  1. The J Dilla – Donuts album is really good.

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