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Albums of 2005

R. Summers "size_of_an_ocean"
 
Picaresque
Picaresque
"Grand sea shanties and lovely songs.  Best song - We Both Go Down Together"
Leaders Of The Free World
Leaders Of The Free World
"This was clearly going to be great, and it is. I love Elbow, I do. Best song - Great Expectations"
Sunlandic Twins, The
Sunlandic Twins, The
"I never really listened to this, but somehow I knew all the songs at their gig. It's the sign of a great album and it hasn't been out of my cd player since. Best song - The Repudiated Immortals"
Coles Corner
Coles Corner
"This is completely unlike anything else I own, but it's so damn romantic! Best song - Coles Corner"
Apologies to the Queen Mary
Apologies to the Queen Mary
"Yeh, they do sound a bit like Modest Mouse, but they still have loads of their own ideas! Best song - Modern World"
And The Mysterious Production Of Eggs
And The Mysterious Production Of Eggs
"A great voice and some really interesting violin moments make this a special album. Best song - A Nervous Tic Motion Of The Head To The Left"
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
"Not as special as I thought it might be, but still very good. Very quirky and poppy! Best song - Heavy Metal"
Takk...
Takk...
"Come on, you knew this would be ace. A bit more commercial than other efforts, but this doesn't stop me loving it! Best song - Hoppipolla"
Let It Die
Let It Die
"She has such a good voice and her interpretation of the Bee Gees is just brilliant. Best song - Let It Die"
Illinoise
Illinoise
"He's such a great songwriter and composer. This album's as great for the instrumental interludes as it is for the songs. And the titles! Best Song - John Wayne Gacy, Jr."
Gods and Monsters [CD + DVD]
Gods and Monsters [CD + DVD]
"Not as good as their second album, but I don't think they could ever top that. Still great though. Best song - Over My Shoulder"
Everything Ecstatic
Everything Ecstatic
"The first electronica album I've ever really really got into. Best song - Smile Around The Face"
In Case We Die
In Case We Die
"So much fun! And they were great live too. Best Song - Maybe You Can Owe Me"
Crying At Teatime
Crying At Teatime
"A lot more straightforward than their last effort, but this proves they can actually write brilliant pop songs as well. Best song - Kitsune"
Gimme Fiction [2CD]
Gimme Fiction [2CD]
"Britt Daniels has a habit of writing great pop songs with a twist and he hasn't broken it here. Best song - The Two Sides Of Monsieur Valentine"
Bang Bang Rock & Roll
Bang Bang Rock & Roll
"This album is very funny, but without being a stupid novelty. Great songwriting. Best song - Rusted Guns Of Milan"
At The Soundless Dawn
At The Soundless Dawn
"Ace "post-rock", if that's what we're calling it. Intense melodies. Best song - you have to listen to this as a whole!"
The Best Party Ever
The Best Party Ever
"Lovely and poppy and bouncy and happy! Deserve to be bigger than they are. Best song - My Tiger, My Heart"
I Am A Bird Now
I Am A Bird Now
"Thoroughly deserved the MMP. What a voice! Best song - For Today I Am A Boy"
Veneer
Veneer
"Gorgeously lovely Swedish folk (although his name sounds Spanish). Best song - Crosses"
No Cities Left And Protest Ep
No Cities Left And Protest Ep
"Again, I didn't listen to this much at first, but it was incredibly rewarding when I finally did! Brilliantly structured songs. Best song - Never Destroy Us"
Z
Z
"Haven't liked their other albums, but thought I'd give this a chance and I'm glad I did! Best song - It Beats 4 U"
Ta Det Lugnt
Ta Det Lugnt
"Absolutely crazy. Swedish psychedilica! Mad as cheese. Best song - Panda"
Funeral
Funeral
"This was on my list last year but it's so good (and it got a UK release this year) that it sneaks on again. Best song - Rebellion (Lies)"
Black Sheep Boy
Black Sheep Boy
"Super duper folky indie musings. Best song - A Glow"