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The Eighteen Albums I Bought in 2008 That Were Made in 2008, Described in Eight Words Each

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The Eighteen Albums I Bought in 2008 That Were Made in 2008, Described in Eight Words Each

THE FALL - Imperial Wax Solvent

Give it a rest will you, pal? Jesus.

 

SCHOOL OF LANGUAGE - Sea From Shore

So you think you’re clever? Well, you are.

 

LAURA MARLING - Alas I Cannot Swim

Better than fucking Noah and the fucking Whale.

 

CRYSTAL CASTLES - Crystal Castles

Dirty pervebot Canuck freaks. Bring back National Service.

 

THE HOLD STEADY - Stay Positive

Their worst record by miles. Still pretty good.

 

WIRE - Object 47

So practice does make perfect, if rather predictable.

 

NEON NEON - Stainless Style

Better than a pisstake has any right to be.

 

DAVID HOLMES - The Holy Pictures

Was promised Taking Tiger Mountain. Got library music.

 

BLACK MOUNTAIN - In the Future

Amber is the only rock goddess for me.

 

GUILLEMOTS - Red

This band is so fucking special. This isn’t.

 

THE SHORTWAVE SET - Replica Sun Machine

Three great singles and some high quality filler.

(Coming to a coffee table near you soon.)

 

TEGAN AND SARA - The Con

You’re not nineteen forever, so pull yourself together.

 

FLEET FOXES - Fleet Foxes

People say this is Horlicks. It’s more hemlock.

 

M83 - Saturdays = Youth

The Mylene Farmer it’s OK to like. Oui!

 

GOLDFRAPP - Seventh Tree

Haven’t listened to this much, to be honest.

 

XX TEENS - Welcome to Goon Island

Fall imitators of the year. Has its moments.

 

TV ON THE RADIO - Dear Science

Tonight, Matthew, I’m going to be… er, everybody.

 

METRONOMY - Nights Out

This is how pop music should always sound.

posted on Tuesday 6th January, 2009

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