! = recommended
* = all-ages
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On the off chances that 1) anyone cares what their friendly neighborhood imaginary film and theater critic thinks about the year's music releases, and 2) anyone is doing anything at all during the dead 'tween-holidays week, much less reading top-ten lists, here are my favorite albums of the year, alpha by artist:
My films-of-the-year feature (coming early '08) will be far more compelling. Promise.