Saturday, December 22, 2007

A Top 10 for 2007...

A Top 10 for 2007, you really want it… just like for 2006? Ok, what I think is that 2007 was far from being a great vintage for music, maybe one of the worst since… ever. I always tried to be positive here on Leaky Sparrow but come on 40 years ago you had to choose 10 records among 60 masterpieces, now, you have to buy 60 records or more to find 10 who are at least acceptable. Sure, I didn’t listen to everything – who could? – but it doesn’t seem that I missed something, I don’t think so, unless you tell me. Ok, here are the records that I enjoyed the most.
Next year will be a better one, of course, and I’m looking forward to hearing the new Portishead.

1 - PJ Harvey – White Chalk (Island)
Web:
pjharvey.net
Video: PJ Harvey - The Piano
Read: PJ Harvey - The White Album

2 – Low – Drums And Guns (Sub Pop)
Web:
chairkickers.com
Music: Low - Breaker .mp3
Read: Low Waves

3 – Tegan And Sara – The Con (Sire)
Web:
teganandsara.com
Video: Tegan and Sara - Back In Your Head
Music: Tegan and Sara - Back In Your Head .mp3
Read: Tegan And Sara - Live In Cologne

4 – Kevin Ayers – The Unfairground (Tuition)
Web:
kevin-ayers.com
Music: Kevin Ayers - Friends & Strangers (excerpt) .mp3
Read: Kevin And Robert - The Soft Brothers

5 – Yoko Ono – Yes, I’m A Witch (Astral Weeks)
Web:
a-i-u.net/witch.html
Music: Yoko Ono with Cat Power - Revelations .asx
Read: The Witch And Cat

6 – Vic Chesnutt – North Star Deserter (Constellation)
Web:
vicchesnutt.com
Music: Vic Chesnutt - You Are Never Alone .mp3 via Indie For Bunnies
Read: Vic Chesnutt - Keeping It On The Road

7 – Blonde Redhead – 23 (4AD)
Web:
blonde-redhead.com/index2.html
Music: Blonde Redhead - 23 .mp3
Read: Blonde Redhead - 23: The Key Number

8 – Trentemoller – The Trentemoller Chronicles (Audiomatique)
Web:
audiomatique.com/index2.html
Music: Trentemoller - The Forest .mp3
Read: Trentemoller - The Archives

9 – Terry Lee Hale – Shotgun Pillowcase (Borderdreams)
Web:
terryleehale.com
Music: Terry Lee Hale - Hearts .mp3
Read: Terry Lee Hale - Shotgun Pillowcase

10a – Suzanne Vega – Beauty & Crime (EMI)
Web:
suzannevega.com
Music: Suzanne Vega - Frank & Ava .asx

10b – iLiKETRAiNS – Elegies To Lessons Learnt (Beggars Banquet)
Web:
iliketrains.co.uk
Music: iLiKETRAiNS - Terra Nova .mp3
Read: iliketrains - Hystory Repeating

Labels:

7 Comments:

Anonymous lyle said...

Un beau TOP...

11:57 AM  
Blogger Chris said...

Excellent selections...I also hope '08 is a better year for music.

Great work as always, thank you for linking me up, and hope you have a Happy Holiday!

3:57 PM  
Blogger ninest123 Ninest said...

ninest123 10.19
prada handbags, oakley sunglasses wholesale, oakley sunglasses, cheap oakley sunglasses, christian louboutin outlet, uggs outlet, uggs outlet, michael kors outlet, christian louboutin uk, michael kors outlet online, michael kors outlet online, ray ban sunglasses, ugg boots, replica watches, polo outlet, uggs on sale, nike free, tory burch outlet, louis vuitton, christian louboutin, burberry outlet, gucci handbags, michael kors outlet, christian louboutin shoes, burberry handbags, replica watches, tiffany and co, louis vuitton outlet, jordan shoes, longchamp outlet, louis vuitton, michael kors outlet store, michael kors outlet online, oakley sunglasses, chanel handbags, tiffany jewelry, kate spade outlet, louis vuitton outlet, ugg boots, nike air max, nike air max, longchamp outlet, longchamp outlet, prada outlet, ray ban sunglasses, nike outlet, polo ralph lauren outlet online, ray ban sunglasses

4:46 AM  
Blogger ninest123 Ninest said...

timberland pas cher, north face, sac vanessa bruno, nike roshe run uk, hollister pas cher, coach outlet, ray ban pas cher, jordan pas cher, longchamp pas cher, michael kors, nike roshe, vans pas cher, lululemon canada, polo lacoste, nike air force, nike air max, nike blazer pas cher, true religion jeans, true religion outlet, nike free run, ralph lauren uk, nike free uk, mulberry uk, coach outlet, new balance, ray ban uk, nike tn, true religion outlet, guess pas cher, michael kors outlet, abercrombie and fitch uk, sac hermes, true religion outlet, oakley pas cher, nike air max uk, coach purses, air max, burberry pas cher, michael kors pas cher, louboutin pas cher, michael kors, north face uk, converse pas cher, nike air max uk, kate spade, polo ralph lauren, sac longchamp pas cher, hollister uk, hogan outlet, coach outlet store online

4:49 AM  
Blogger ninest123 Ninest said...

ray ban, ralph lauren, hollister clothing, lululemon, mac cosmetics, mcm handbags, babyliss, longchamp uk, reebok outlet, converse, celine handbags, beats by dre, herve leger, timberland boots, nike trainers uk, vans, louboutin, baseball bats, insanity workout, north face outlet, iphone 6 cases, gucci, nfl jerseys, hollister, vans outlet, soccer jerseys, nike roshe run, north face outlet, instyler, abercrombie and fitch, converse outlet, mont blanc pens, chi flat iron, p90x workout, ghd hair, giuseppe zanotti outlet, oakley, jimmy choo outlet, ferragamo shoes, nike air max, nike huaraches, new balance shoes, hermes belt, wedding dresses, hollister, asics running shoes, bottega veneta, soccer shoes, nike air max, valentino shoes, oakley sunglasses, louis vuitton outlet

4:55 AM  
Blogger ninest123 Ninest said...

doudoune moncler, canada goose, pandora uk, pandora charms, wedding dresses, doke gabbana, karen millen uk, michael kors handbags, lancel, michael kors outlet, moncler, louis vuitton, canada goose outlet, louis vuitton, louis vuitton, louis vuitton, moncler outlet, canada goose jackets, moncler, moncler outlet, links of london, hollister, canada goose uk, ugg uk, toms shoes, replica watches, barbour, pandora jewelry, juicy couture outlet, ugg,uggs,uggs canada, canada goose, moncler, ugg,ugg australia,ugg italia, louis vuitton, coach outlet, michael kors outlet online, juicy couture outlet, canada goose outlet, ugg pas cher, swarovski crystal, canada goose, thomas sabo, supra shoes, swarovski, barbour uk, moncler, moncler uk, canada goose outlet, ugg, pandora jewelry, marc jacobs, montre pas cher
ninest123 10.19

4:56 AM  
Blogger Minko Chen said...

swarovski crystal
kobe bryants shoes
cheap wedding dresses
air jordan shoes for sale
tods outlet
michael kors handbags clearance
prada outlet
ray ban sunglasses
designer handbags,handbags outlet,cheap handbags,purses and handbags,wholesale handbags,designer bags,bags outlet,handbags wholesale,cheap purses,discount handbags,handbags sale,wholesale purses,handbags and purses,designer purses
beats by dre
fred perry polo shirts
michael kors outlet online
true religion outlet
gucci,borse gucci,gucci sito ufficiale,gucci outlet
longchamp outlet
michael kors handbags
belstaff outlet
tory burch outlet online
puma outlet
lacoste shirts

7:53 AM  

Post a Comment

<< Home

javascript hit counter