Top songs of 2008

I don’t think, like Matthew at songbytoad, that I have the patience to list my top 50 tracks of 2008 in order.  However, I do want to list the tunes that have shaped my year and been constants on my ipod throughout 2008.  I doubt there will be 50 but here goes:

1. Frightened Rabbit  – Modern Leper

2. Bon Ivor – Blindsided

3. Damien Jurado – Last Rights

4. Drever, McCusker, Woomble – The Poorest Company

5. eagleowl – for the thoughts you never had

6. Elbow – Weather To Fly

7. Finn – Dew

8. Horse Feather – Curs In The Weeds

9. The Low Lows – Five Ways I Didn’t Die

10. Meursault – Small Stretch of Land

11. Micah P Hinson – You Will Find Me

12. Mogwai – I’m Jim Morrison, I’m Dead

13. Peter Broderick – And It’s Alright

14. Seabear – Hands Remember

15. Grand Archives – Sleepdriving

16. Shearwater – On The Death Of The Waters

17. Sleepingdog – The Sun Sinks In The Sea

18. The Wave Pictures – Leave The Scene Behind

19. Withered Hand – New Dawn

20. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – We Call Upon The Author

21. Jonquil – Lily

22. FOUND – Admission Number Two

23. Y’All Is Fantasy Island – High Hopes, Lost Love & Lives Ruined

24. A Silver Mt Zion – 1,000,000 Died To Make This Sound

25. John Bustine – Miss Amputee West Culver County


Check them out.  And enjoy.  Happy Christmas everyone.  xo


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