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Easy Street Records Best of 2007

I have been enjoying everyone's list posted here, and so I thought I would share ours! The employee picks here were voted on by all employees and then tabulated, this is how they shook down:

1.) Radiohead - In Rainbows

2.) MIA - Kala

3.) Justice - Cross

4.) Wilco - Sky Blue Sky

5.) Boris W/ Michio Kurihara

6.) Eddie Vedder - Into The Wild Soundtrack

7.) Bruce Springsteen - Magic

8.) Band of Horses - Cease To Begin

9.) LCD Soundsystem - Sound OF Silvber

10.) Nicol Willis - Keep Reachin Up

11.) Common - Finding Forever

12.) Bud Tutmarc - Rainbow Over Paradise

13.) Jesse Sykes - Like Love Lust and the Open Halls of The Soul

14.) Ryan Adams - Easy Tiger

15.) Arthur & Yu - In Camera

16.) Peter, Bjorn & John - Writer's Block

17.) Animal Collective - Strawberry Jam

18.) Andrew Bird - Armchair Apocrypha

19.) High On Fire - Death is This Communion

20.) Underworld - Oblivion With Bells

21.) Robert Plant/Allison Krauss - Raising Sand

22.) Wooden Wand - James and The Quiet

23.) U.N.K.L.E. - War Stories

24.) Devandra Banhart - Smokey Rolls Down Thunder Canyon

25.) Detroit Cobras - Tied & True



Top 20 Sellers:

The Shins - Wincing The Night Away

Amy Winehouse - Back To Black

Live @ KEXP V3

Band of Horses - Cease To Begin

Feist - The Reminder

Blue Scholars - Bayani

Iron & Wine - Shepards Dog

Modest Mouse - We Were Dead...

White Stripes - Icky Thump

Pearl Jam - Live @ Easy Street

Arcade Fire - Neon Bible

MIA - Kala

Rodrigo Y Gabriella - S/T

Spoon - Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga

Peter, Bjorn & John - Writer's Block

LCD Soundsystem - Sound Of Silver

Silversun Pickups - Carnavas

Pink Martini - Hey Euguene!

Eddie Vedder - Into The Wild Soundtrack

Lucinda Williams - West

I know Radiohead is, well RADIOHEAD, but the best of the year? I don't know about that...

I'm surprised to see Underworld and UNKLE. I was fans of both groups previous albums, but didn't hear much positive about their latest outings.

I'm with you, Shrie. There, I said it.

I've heard a couple tracks off of In Rainbows. Cool songs, one was overhead in a bar -nice and hushed experimental. T
The other song was heard in full on a good car stereo - kind of lik Pearl Jam in a way, but less mountian wild man and more English school boy.

I still think one of my top 3 faves by them is "Creep"

The Pearl Jam reference is weird because the "Live @ Easy Street" was the only out of your lists that I bought. I think John Doe is on it, one of my heroes!

Robert Plant/Allison Krauss sounds like it might be good.

In Rainbows didn't really grab me either. I gave it a couple of listens but haven't really gone back to it much. Call it 'ethereal' or whatever, a lot of the tracks are just too slow for my taste.

Nice to see Carnavas on the best sellers list for 2007. Pretty good for an album released in mid-2006.

Oh yeah, Randy, I had the same thought re: Carnavas! When are Silversun Pickups gonna give us more? I'm hungry and it's been a loooooong time.

this list doesnt cover everyones favorites. its based on a vote and point system.
my faves were:
intelligence "deuteronomy"
jens lekman "night falls..."
various artists "hyphy hits"
no fi soul rebellion " terrible muscles"
coconut coolouts " party time machine"
and a couple from the list above.
there are sooooo many cds that were voted for but didnt make the list.

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