Staff Picks: Best of 2007
Our favorites of the past year

 


Lauren Stone
Program Director/ Midday Host




(this is still a work in progress!)


Wilco- Sky Blue Sky
Amy Winehouse- Back to Black
Mark Ronson- Version
Various- "I'm Not There" Soundtrack
Radiohead - In Rainbows
The Clientele - God Save The Clientele
Spoon- Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga
Joe Henry- Civilians
Blitzen Trapper - Wild Mountain Nation
Modest Mouse - We Were Dead Before the Ship....
Stars - In Our Bedroom After the War
Porter Wagoner - Wagonmaster
Patti Smith - 12
Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings- 100 Days, 100 Nights
Rilo Kiley - Under The Blacklight
JJ Grey & MOFRO- Country Ghetto
Shout Out Louds- Our Ill Wills
Iron & Wine - The Shepherd's Dog
Apples In Stereo- New Magnetic Wonder
Avett Brothers- Emotionalism
A Band of Bees - Octopus
Eleni Mandell- Miracle of Five
The Red Button - She's About To Cross My Mind




Best Song of 2007
John Doe & Kathleen Edwards- The Golden State



Best Opening Line to a Song EVER!
Suzanne Vega- Frank & Ava
 
 
 


Harry Wareing
Music Director/ EHM Breakfast Show Host


1 Wilco - Sky Blue Sky
2 Spoon - Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga
3 Kanye West - Graduation
4 Steve Earle - Washington Square Serenade
5 Feist - The Reminder
6 Robert Plant & Alison Krauss - Raising Sand
7 Amy Winehouse - Back to Black
8 Linkin Park - Minutes to Midnight
9 Shout Out Louds - Our Ill Wills
10 Radiohead - In Rainbows
11 The Shins - Wincing The Night Away
12 Ryan Adams - Easy Tiger
13 Alicia Keys - As I Am
14 Bright Eyes - Cassadaga
15 Mark Ronson - Version
   
   

Steve Harper
Afternoon Drive




Wilco - Sky Blue Sky
Modest Mouse - We Were Dead Before The Ship Even Sank
Neil Young - Live at Massey Hall
Led Zeppelin - Mothership
Ryan Adams - Easy Tiger
Bruce Springsteen - Magic
Joni Mitchell - Shine
Nickelback - All The Right Reasons
Paul McCartney - Memory Almost Full
Suzanne Vega - Beauty & Crime
   
 
Mark Levenson
Saturday Mornings
     
The National - Boxer
Radiohead - In Rainbows
Spoon - Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga
Pink Martini - Hey Eugene
Soundtrack to "Once"
The Swell Season recordings
Arcade Fire - Neon Bible
Suzanne Vega - Beauty & Crime
Bruce Springsteen - Magic
Josh Ritter - The Historical Conquests Of
Ruthie Foster - The Phenomenal Ruthie Foster
St. Vincent - Marry Me
The Clientele - God Save The Clientele

 

 
 

Anthony
Saturday Evening/Sunday Morning


1.     O.A.R. - Live From Madison Square Garden
2.     John Butler Trio - Grand National
3.     Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds - Live at Radio City 
4.     Modest Mouse - We Were Dead Before the Ship...
5.     Mark Knopfler - Kill to Get Crimson
6.     Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals - Lifeline
7.     Feist - The Reminder
8.     Spoon - Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga
9.     Wilco - Sky Blue Sky
10.   Rilo Kiley - Under the Blacklight

 

Honorable Mention:

Best Album to play with a group of friends:
2-way tie
Back to Black -Amy Winehouse
And Version - Mark Ronson
 
Best Album to clean the house to:
Magic -Bruce Springsteen
 
Best Album to play while entertaining a significant other:
One Cell In the Sea - A Fine Frenzy
 
Best Album to relax to:
Lifeline - Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals
 
Best Album to utilize as a coaster:
Blackout -Britney Spears

 

   
 
   

Scott Wilson
Sunday Afternoons


1. Amy Winehouse - Back to Black
2. Marc Cohn - Join The Parade
3. Grace Potter & The Nocturnals- This Is Somewhere
4. Chuck Prophet - Soap & Water
5. Robert Plant & Alison Krauss - Raising Sand
6. John Fogerty - Revival
7. KT Tunstall - Drastic Fantastic
8. Steve Earle - Washington Square Serenade
9. Ryan Shaw - This Is Ryan Shaw
10. Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals - Lifeline
 

Here's what we liked in 2006, 2005,  2004 , 2003 & 2002

 

 
 
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