Saturday, January 2, 2010

My 10 Favorite Things I've Listened To In The Year Preceding 2010:

I thought I would make a short list of my favorite music this past year. You'll notice a lack of "new" releases, as the only album I bought last year that also released last year was Bat For Lashes. Anyway, this is the music I've been listening to that's been inspiring me over the past year, with highlights noted in parenthesis.

1. Ella Fitzgerald - Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook (and pretty much any other songbook, but my definite favorite song is "Why Was I Born?')

2. The Beatles in Mono (Can't choose just one album, but my favorite song at the moment is "Martha My Dear")

3. Yo La Tengo - I Can Hear The Heart Beating As One (Sugarcube...sooooo goooooood)

4. Burl Ives (just in general, but "Lavender Blue (Dilly Dilly)" and "Buckeye Jim" are highlights)

5. Serge Gainsbourg - Histoire De Melody Nelson (I love it all)

6. Bat For Lashes - Two Suns ("Siren Song" and obviously, "Daniel" are great)

7. Yo La Tengo - And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside Out

8. The Zombies - Odyssey and Oracle ("Care of Cell 44")

9. Nico - Chelsea Girl

10. Joanna Newsom - "Sprout and the Bean" & "Peach, Plum, Pear"

Honorable Mentions:
Donovan - Jennifer Juniper
Miley Cyrus - Party In The USA
R. Kelly - Trapped in a Closet (Parts 1-13
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3 comments:

nick said...

-I dig it.

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Manso Posh said...

I agree with The Zombies, Serge Gainsbourg and Donovan...good taste!
You have a sound different from all the indie shit..you should come to argentina!