Anthony             Andrew Steeley              Lauren Stone             Harry Wareing


Anthony's Top Albums of 2008
 

rank

  artist album buy it!
10 Delta Spirit Ode To Sunshine  Delta Spirit - Ode to Sunshine
9 Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings 100 Days, 100 Nights  Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings - 100 Days, 100 Nights
8 Donavon Frankenreiter Pass It Around  Donavon Frankenreiter - Pass It Around
7 James Hunter The Hard Way  James Hunter - The Hard Way
6 Van Morrison Keep It Simple  Van Morrison - Keep It Simple (Bonus Track Version)
5 Little Feat Join The Band  Little Feat - Join the Band
4 Ryan Adams & The Cardinals Cardinology  Ryan Adams & The Cardinals - Cardinology
3 Coldplay  

Viva La Vida Or Death And All His friends

 

 Coldplay - Viva la Vida
2 O.A.R. All Sides  O.A.R. - All Sides
1 The Hold Steady Stay Positive  The Hold Steady - Stay Positive
Honorable Mention:  "Best Bob Dylan Album of 2008"
* Bob Dylan Tell Tale Signs: Bootleg Series, Vol. 8  Bob Dylan - The Bootleg Series, Vol. 8: Tell Tale Signs - Rare and Unreleased 1989-2006
Honorable Mention:  "Best Album With The Dirtiest Curse Words"
* Ben Folds Way To Normal  Ben Folds - Way to Normal
Honorable Mention:  "Biggest Disappointment"
* Blues Traveler North Hollywood Shootout  Blues Traveler - North Hollywood Shootout
Honorable Mention:  "Best Album That I Have Not Yet Heard But I Think Would Have Made The Top Ten Had I Heard It When I Made The List"
* Al Green Lay It Down  Al Green - Lay It Down
Honorable Mention:  "Best Album To Utilize As A Coaster"
* Britney Spears Circus  Britney Spears - Circus (Deluxe Version)
Honorable Mention:  "Best Debut Record"
* Adele 19  ADELE - 19
Honorable Mention:  "My Brother-In-Law Alan's Favorite Album Of 2008"
* Duffy Rockferry  Duffy - Rockferry
Honorable Mention:  "Best Album Artwork"
* The Black Crowes Warpaint The Black Crowes - Warpaint

 


Andrew Steeley's Top 15 Albums of 2008
 

rank

  artist album buy it!
15 R.E.M. Accelerate  R.E.M. - Accelerate
14 Snow Patrol A Hundred Million Suns  Snow Patrol - A Hundred Million Suns
13 Counting Crows Saturday Nights & Sunday Mornings  Counting Crows - Saturday Nights & Sunday Mornings
12 Good Old War Only Way To Be Alone  Good Old War - Only Way to Be Alone
11 Old 97's Blame It On Gravity  Old 97's - Blame It on Gravity
10 Ryan Adams & The Cardinals Cardinology  Ryan Adams & The Cardinals - Cardinology
9 Vampire Weekend Vampire Weekend  Vampire Weekend - Vampire Weekend
8 Fleet Foxes  

Fleet Foxes

 

 Fleet Foxes - Fleet Foxes
7 Delta Spirit Ode To Sunshine  Delta Spirit - Ode to Sunshine
6 The Hold Steady Stay Positive  The Hold Steady - Stay Positive
5 Keane Perfect Symmetry  Keane - Perfect Symmetry
4 Coldplay Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends  Coldplay - Viva la Vida
3 The Killers Day & Age  The Killers - Day & Age (Deluxe Version)
2 MGMT Oracular Spectacular  MGMT - Oracular Spectacular
1 Jakob Dylan Seeing Things  Jakob Dylan - Seeing Things

 


Lauren Stone's Top Albums of 2008 (in alphabetical order)

 
  artist album buy it!
Beck Modern Guilt Beck - Modern Guilt
Bell X1 Flock  Bell X1 - Flock
Blind Pilot 3 Rounds And A Sound  Blind Pilot - 3 Rounds and a Sound
Blitzen Trapper Furr  Blitzen Trapper - Furr (Bonus Track Version)
Bon Iver For Emma, Forever Ago  Bon Iver - For Emma, Forever Ago
Elvis Costello Momofuku  Elvis Costello - Momofuku
Sheryl Crow Detours  Sheryl Crow - Detours
Delta Spirit  

Ode To Sunshine

 

 Delta Spirit - Ode to Sunshine
DeVotchKa A Mad And Faithful Telling  DeVotchKa - A Mad and Faithful Telling
Duffy Rockferry  Duffy - Rockferry
Liam Finn I'll Be Lightning  Liam Finn - I'll Be Lightning
Juliana Hatfield How To Walk Away  Juliana Hatfield - How to Walk Away
The Heavy Great Vengeance And Furious Five  The Heavy - Great Vengeance and Furious Fire
The Heavy Circles Heavy Circles  The Heavy Circles - The Heavy Circles
Menahan Street Band Make The Road By Walking  Menahan Street Band - Make the Road By Walking
Ray LaMontagne Gossip In The Grain  Ray LaMontagne - Gossip In the Grain
Jessica Lea Mayfield With Blasphemy So Heartfelt  Jessica Lea Mayfield - With Blasphemy So Heartfelt
The Pretenders Break Up The Concrete  Pretenders - Break Up the Concrete (Bonus Track Version)
TV On The Radio Dear Science  TV On the Radio - Dear Science
Vampire Weekend Vampire Weekend  Vampire Weekend - Vampire Weekend
Lucinda Williams Little Honey  Lucinda Williams - Little Honey

 


Harry Wareing's Top 15 Albums of 2008
 

rank

  artist album buy it!
15 The Raveonettes Lust Lust Lust

 The Raveonettes - Lust Lust Lust

14 Nada Surf Lucky  

 Nada Surf - Lucky

 

13 Estelle Shine

 Estelle - Shine

12 Frightened Rabbit The Midnight Organ Fight

 Frightened Rabbit - The Midnight Organ Fight

11 JJ Grey & Mofro Orange Blossoms

 JJ Grey & Mofro - Orange Blossoms

10 R.E.M. Accelerate

 R.E.M. - Accelerate

9 David Byrne & Brian Eno Everything That Happens Will Happen Today  David Byrne & Brian Eno - Everything That Happens Will Happen Today
8 Vampire Weekend  

Vampire Weekend

 

 Vampire Weekend - Vampire Weekend
7 Beck Modern Guilt  Beck - Modern Guilt
6 Fleet Foxes Fleet Foxes  Fleet Foxes - Fleet Foxes
5 Santogold Santogold  Santogold - Santogold
4 Lucinda Williams Little Honey  Lucinda Williams - Little Honey
3 Coldplay Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends  Coldplay - Viva la Vida
2 The Pretenders Break Up The Concrete  Pretenders - Break Up the Concrete (Bonus Track Version)
1 Ryan Adams & The Cardinals Cardinology  Ryan Adams & The Cardinals - Cardinology