Best of 2007: Sero(tone)in's picks

Every December I go through over 80 albums and try to codify them some way. Though it may take until after Christmas before my final top list (and mix cd) is ready, my favorite albums of the year are always fairly obvious to me by now. These are the ones that meant the most to me.

Top NW Albums

1) Grand Archives – s/t
2) Spoon – Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga
3) Menomena – Friend & Foe
4) Tullycraft – Every Scene Needs A Center
5) Shake Some Action – s/t
6) Blitzen Trapper – Wild Mountain Nation
7) The Cave Singers – Invitation Songs
8) Welcome – Sirs
9) Modest Mouse – We Were Dead Before The Ship Even Sank
10) Awesome – Beehive Sessions
11) Carolyn Mark – Nothing Is Free
12) Grand Hallway – Yes Is The Answer
13) The New Pornographers – Challengers
14) Ghost Stories – Quixoticism
15) The Shins – Wincing the Night Away

Overall Top 10 Albums of 2007

1) Spoon – Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga
2) Arcade Fire – Neon Bible
3) Emma Pollock – Watch The Fireworks
4) Jens Lekman – Night Falls Over Kortedala
5) Feist – The Reminder
6) Menomena – Friend & Foe
7) Blonde Redhead – 23
8) Shellac – Excellent Italian Greyhound
9) Apostle Of Hustle – National Anthem Of Nowhere
10) Radiohead – In Rainbows

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