Best of 2009

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'em Are I
1.  'em Are I by Jeffrey Lewis
The list author says:
  "Mr Lewis adds more consistent tunes and a touching home-spun philosophy to the mix to produce his masterpiece. Downloaders beware: the artwork is also a joy."
11.97   Used & New from: 4.42
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Pram Town
2.  Pram Town by Darren Hayman
The list author says:
  "The outstanding British song writer of the noughties finishes the decade with a concept album that works on all levels. More great artwork, of course."
Used & New from: 6.74
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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Love and Curses
3.  Love and Curses by Reigning Sound
The list author says:
  "14 garage/rock pop gems. Think Ramones crossed with The Faces."
12.34   Used & New from: 6.84
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Middle Cyclone
4.  Middle Cyclone by Neko Case
The list author says:
  "Her most consistent effort yet. Packed with good songs."
8.05   Used & New from: 6.77
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Sometimes I Wish I Were An Eagle
5.  Sometimes I Wish I Were An Eagle by Bill Callahan
The list author says:
  "Consistent as ever. Features a "tree as brain" metaphor."
11.25   Used & New from: 6.79
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

L'apporopriationbourgoisie De La Bobby Mcgee's
6.  L'apporopriationbourgoisie De La Bobby Mcgee's by Bobby McGee
The list author says:
  "Dont be fulled by the charming Ivor Cutlor-like silliness. There is a real musical talent here."
10.99   Used & New from: 0.01

God Help The Girl
7.  God Help The Girl by God Help the Girl
The list author says:
  "Not so sure about the concept but the songs, with the exception of the annoying little frog, and the singing are spot on."
12.15   Used & New from: 6.58
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

Swords
8.  Swords by Morrissey
The list author says:
  "Superb B-side collection, including the nailed-on Mozza classic, Teenage Dad."
10.46   Used & New from: 6.94
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)

The Sleeper
9.  The Sleeper by The Leisure Society
The list author says:
  "Widely lauded, with good reason for once."
9.00   Used & New from: 5.39
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (34 customer reviews)

The Dolby Decades
10.  The Dolby Decades by John Shuttleworth
The list author says:
  "Includes, among many treasures, a long overdue tribute to to the virtues of the fleece."
10.60   Used & New from: 10.50
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Imidiwan - Companions
11.  Imidiwan - Companions by Tinariwen
The list author says:
  "Token world music entry. Happens to be rather good."
10.61   Used & New from: 3.79
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

Years of Refusal
12.  Years of Refusal by Morrissey
The list author says:
  "Ignore the capricious, prejudicial and "follow my leader" music press. This is a rather good record."
5.77   Used & New from: 1.14
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (55 customer reviews)

Judy Sucks Lemon For Breakfast
13.  Judy Sucks Lemon For Breakfast by Cornershop
The list author says:
  "Guaranteed to put a smile on your face."
10.61   Used & New from: 4.50
3.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Spoils
14.  Spoils by Alasdair Roberts
The list author says:
  "Token folk entry or the only current folk artist worth listening to. You decide."
10.20   Used & New from: 5.21
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Wilco (the album)
15.  Wilco (the album) by Wilco
The list author says:
  "Their last album was a wonderous thing of beauty. This is merely very good."
10.72   Used & New from: 2.45
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

Jarvis
16.  Jarvis by Jarvis Cocker
The list author says:
  "Difficult one this. Half rather dull garage rock peppered wtih, in character or not, rather embarassing mid-life crisis lyrics; and half excellent songs that would grace the best Pulp albums."
3.49   Used & New from: 0.23
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)

The Life Of The World To Come
17.  The Life Of The World To Come by Mountain Goats
The list author says:
  "Their weakest album for a while but always worth a listen,."
9.18   Used & New from: 4.12
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

If You Leave It Alone
18.  If You Leave It Alone by Biz Markie
The list author says:
  "Too many songs that sound the same and too many lyrics that arent as clever as they think they are. Still some pleasure to be had however."
Used & New from: 6.99
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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