Tonight in Seattle:  

The Fucking Eagles

Best of 2007: ChrisB's Top 10 Northwest releases

OK, the rain has let up a bit but I'm still not anxious to leave the apartment yet. Here's my 10 favorite local albums from 2007, complete with YouTube-y goodness - as best I could find it.

(I'm sure there'll be some continuity issues with the scores I've assigned - I wrote the reviews for four of the albums below. This is how I am ranking them at the end of the year.)

10. Fleeting Frequencies, Patience Please, Happy Happy Birthday to Me (song: "Bint"):

9.  ...The Art of Becoming One's Own Shadow, Lillydale, Mt. Fuji (song: unknown, at least to me, but it was the only one I could find):

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Latest comment by: shane: "Woot-city, population: me!"

Heavy Trash, Power Solo, and the Fucking Eagles

Heavy Trash. Photos by Corey Knafelz.

at Chop Suey

It's nice to challenge your musical stereotypes and break from character every once in a while. You never know, you just may find some insane Danish band you can't live without.

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Latest comment by: heather b: "Just FYI to everyone, Power Solo is back and playing tonight (8/18) at the Comet! "

Bumbershoot 2007: The Fucking Eagles Interview

These guys were hilarious. If it looks like I'm five inches from their faces, it's because I pretty much was.

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Bumbershoot 2007: The Fucking Eagles

Photos by C. Charles Bowden

at Bumbershoot 2007

They clearly love Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, Little Richard, and Big Mama Thornton. With their rockabilly, rhythm and blues, and good old-fashioned rock and roll sound, they would not be out of place on stage in a honky-tonk bar dodging beer bottles 50 years ago.

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Latest comment by: bumberbaby: "the fucking eagles show was the most thrilling 40 minutes of my year! the couldn't have rocked me any harder. "