Album of the year - Nominations

Discussion in 'Movies, TV and Music' started by Unorthodox Yank, Nov 11, 2004.

  1. Unorthodox Yank

    Feb 27, 2001
    Constant Flux
    Club:
    --other--
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Consider me unlazy enough.

    Well, as this year is winding down...i figure it's time to go ahead ans start the nominations process.

    We have over a month to figure out how this is actually going to work out...but for now everyone can just post what they feel, and we (meaning...I) will jsut sift throught the junk later. OR just re-post it. Whatev.

    Try not to make more than 3 nominations

    In any case...my 3:

    Electrelane - The Power Out
    Of Montreal - Satanic Panic In The Attic
    Animal Collective - Sung Tongs

    have at it.
     
  2. X X I

    X X I Red Card

    Apr 9, 2004
    Mos Def - The New Danger
    De La Soul - The Grind Date
     
  3. obie

    obie New Member

    Nov 18, 1998
    NY, NY
    Club:
    New York Red Bulls
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    2nd on Satanic Panic.

    Others:
    Franz Ferdinand /obvious
    Killers -- Hot Fuss
    Wilco -- A Ghost Is Born -- even though every music critic on the planet is their bitch, it's still great.
    Secret Machines -- Now Here Is Nowhere

    Whoops, that's five. Oh well.

    There are some things I've bought recently that I haven't listened to yet (Ted Leo, The Dears) and things that have been Gmailed to me that I haven't even sampled (Elliott Smith, The Arcade Fire, Ambulance Ltd) and things that I will eventually buy but just haven't (Clinic, Luna, Brian Wilson's Smile). But I'll get around to all of those before the end of the year, I'm sure.
     
  4. GringoTex

    GringoTex Member

    Aug 22, 2001
    1301 miles de Texas
    Club:
    Tottenham Hotspur FC
    Nat'l Team:
    Bolivia
    A Ghost is Born - Wilco

    Of course, it's the only non-Latin album I bought this year.
     
  5. hangthadj

    hangthadj Member+

    A.S. Roma
    Mar 27, 2001
    Beacon, NY
    Club:
    Columbus Crew
    In no order

    The Streets - A grand don't come for free
    Trashcan Sinatras - weightlifting
    Finn Brothers - everyone is here
    Sufjan Stevens - Seven Swans
    Elefant - Sunlight makes me paranoid (though that may be more sentimental than anything else)
     
  6. bmurphyfl

    bmurphyfl Member

    Jun 10, 2000
    VT
    Club:
    Montreal Impact
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Since Of Montreal's album has already been nominated and seconded, I'll add:

    Arcade Fire - Funeral
    Ambulance Ltd - self-titled
    Old Crow Medicine Show - O.C.M.S.
     
  7. YanksFC

    YanksFC Member

    Feb 3, 2000
    Indianapolis
    Club:
    Liverpool FC
    Ambulance Ltd. - LP
    The Cardigans - Long Gone Before Daylight
    The Killers - Hot Fuss
    Franz Ferdinand - Franz Ferdinand
    The Hong Kong - Rock The Faces (technically a 2003 release but I didn't discover it until this year).
    Graham Coxon - Happiness in Magazines

    Honorable mention to Trashcan Sinatra's "Weightlifting."
     
  8. Mad_Bishop

    Mad_Bishop Member

    Oct 11, 2000
    Columbia, MO
    second on the Arcade Fire, probably my #1 right now

    2. Interpol - Antics
    3. Elliott Smith - From a Basement on the Hill
     
  9. Father Ted

    Father Ted BigSoccer Supporter

    Manchester United, Galway United, New York Red Bulls
    Nov 2, 2001
    Connecticut
    Club:
    Manchester United FC
    Nat'l Team:
    Ireland Republic
    I'll reserve judgement until I hear U2's new album which is coming out on the 23rd.
     
  10. ThrashBoy

    ThrashBoy New Member

    Aug 28, 2003
    Atlanta, GA
    Came out in the middle of 2003.

    My nominations:
    Wax Poetic - Nublu Sessions
    Mastodon - Remission
    Enrique Bunbury - El Viaje a Ninguna Parte
     
  11. B1

    B1 Member

    Feb 19, 1999
    Boston
    Club:
    New England Revolution
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    The Streets- A Grand Don't Come For Free (my favorite this year by far)
    K-oS- A Joyful Rebellion


    I would have also said Basement Jaxx- Kish Kash but I just looked up the release date and saw that it was October 2003. I thought it was early 2004. Oh well.
     
  12. obie

    obie New Member

    Nov 18, 1998
    NY, NY
    Club:
    New York Red Bulls
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    It's not all that great, sadly.
     
  13. jec1

    jec1 Member

    Sporting Clube de Portugal
    Portugal
    Aug 27, 2004
    Los Angeles ATM
    Club:
    Sporting CP Lisbon
    Nat'l Team:
    Portugal
    everyone has their opinions so here is mine:
    chevelle- this type of thinking has to get a notable nome.
    kanye west- college dropout great electic music
    a perfect circle- emotive just listen to it.
     
  14. YanksFC

    YanksFC Member

    Feb 3, 2000
    Indianapolis
    Club:
    Liverpool FC
    I'm counting the U.S. version, which was released in May 2004.
     
  15. CG

    CG Member

    Jul 25, 2001
    Keane - - Hopes and Fears

    Woven Hand - - Consider the Birds

    Franz Ferdinand
     
  16. AMEPUNKANIST

    AMEPUNKANIST Member+

    Dec 16, 2003
    Club:
    America Propria
    Arcade Fire-Funeral

    The Libertines-The Libertines
     
  17. SoccerNova2009

    SoccerNova2009 New Member

    Aug 19, 2000
    probably at a bar
    Pain of Salvation - Be

    The Flower Kings - Adam & Eve



    Live album of the Year:

    Pain of Salvation - 12:5
     
  18. nicodemus

    nicodemus Member+

    Sep 3, 2001
    Cidade Mágica
    Club:
    PAOK Saloniki
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    North Mississippi All Stars Hill Country Review: Live at Bonnaroo
    Old Crow Medicine Show: O.C.M.S.
    Woven Hand: Consider the Birds
    Iron & Wine: Our Endless Numbered Days
     
  19. realmadrid1086

    Apr 29, 2002
    Club:
    Newcastle United FC
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Is Pain of Salvation that prog band from Sweden?
     
  20. Zak

    Zak Member

    Feb 18, 2002
    Massive Club
    Elliott Smith-From a Basement on the Hill
    The Streets-A Grand Don't Come For Free
     
  21. GoHawks4

    GoHawks4 Member

    Apr 24, 2002
    Chicago
    Club:
    Liverpool FC
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Rise Against - Siren Song Of The Counter Culture
     
  22. Scottish_Morton

    Jul 7, 2003
    Irvine, Scotland
    Biffy Clyro - Infinity Land
    Emery - This Weak's End
    Taking Back Sunday - Where you want to be
    Lostprophets - Start Something
    Funeral For A Friend - Casually Dressed And Deep In Conversation
     
  23. Crimen y Castigo

    May 18, 2004
    OakTown
    Club:
    Los Angeles
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    I haven't seen this mentioned. It may not be the best of the year, but it will certainly make my top 5:

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  24. sebakoole

    sebakoole New Member

    Jul 11, 2002
    Wilco - A Ghost is Born
    Youssou N'Dour - Egypt
    Tomasz Stanko Quartet - Suspended Night

    I'm a huge Elliott Smith fan and thought about nominating "From a Basement on the Hill", but I'm still getting over the shock of how much I dislike it (well, except for "Fond Farewell").
     

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