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Your Top Albums of 2007.

Discussion in 'Music, Box Office, TV & Books' started by Larnica, 12 Nov 2007.

  1. Larnica

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 8 Jul 2006

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    Hi There.

    Recently I've noticed myself listening to the same music, over and over. I've been wanting to expand my music collection for a period of time now, and even though I have looked in the charts, they seem to be full of "Greatest Hits" and Multiple Artists on one CD.

    Anywho, could you please post your Top albums of 2007, be that 1, 5, 10 whatever :p

    Not looking for anything specific, but would prefer to avoid the "Heavy" drum and bass, apart from that I like everything (Have a soft spot for Rock though) ;)


  2. heavy-rotation

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 2,010

    10 things I've particularly enjoyed this year so far:

    65daysofstatic - The Destruction of Small Ideas
    Amon Tobin - Foley Room
    Burial - Untrue
    Distance - My Demons
    Efterklang - Parades
    Kaman Leung - Lacrimal
    Nine Inch Nails - Year Zero
    Saul Williams - The Inevitable Rise And Liberation Of NiggyTardust! (you can try this one for free too)
    Sub Version - Sub Versions
    and not released this year, but I only found out about: Thomas Köner - Unerforschtes Gebiet
  3. "andy"


    Joined: 9 Jun 2005

    Posts: 13,904

    use the search , but

    digitalism - idealism - best album since daft punks homework for me...

    boys noize - oi oi oi - album full of absolute filth , no selling out and going pop like other certain acts i love...
  4. Grandmaster Fap!


    Joined: 10 Jan 2004

    Posts: 9,567

    Location: Poland

    Exodus - The Atrocity Exhibition:Exhibit A
    Underworld - Oblivion with bells
  5. MikeHunt79


    Joined: 4 Jan 2004

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    Location: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

    Burial - Untrue
    Venetian Snares - My Downfall
    Didn't realise this was out! :eek:
  6. bailey12856

    Wise Guy

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    agreed this album is absolutely superb, been loving it lately
  7. jakeke


    Joined: 8 Jan 2006

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    Location: sheffield

    Interpol - Our Love To Admire
    Bloc Party - A Weekend In The City
    Arctic Monkeys - Favourite Worst Nightmare
    Kings Of Leon - Because of the Times
  8. Lysander


    Joined: 1 Aug 2005

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    Location: Flatland

    This is an odd one for me since I know of a couple of albums which I think are fabulous, but which aren't going to be released till next year. So seeing as this topic is presumably about albums which have been released in 2007, I would go with:

    Catafalque - Dialectique
    Symphony X - Paradise Lost
    Herbst9 vs Z'ev - Through Bleak Landscapes

    I genuinely can't think of anything else. It's been a pretty flat year.

    Albums which I heard for the first time this year, and which I thought were amazing:

    Stolen Babies - There Be Squabbles Ahead
    Forgotten Silence - KaBaAch
    Akphaezya - Anthology II
    To-Mera - Delusions
    Mira - There I Go, Daydreamer
    Blood Box - World of Hurt
    Aghast - Hexerei Im Zwielicht der Finsternis
    Vas - In The Garden of Souls
    Artemis - Asphodel
    Stellamara - The Seven Valleys
    Irfan - Irfan
    Raison d'etre - Within the Depths of Silence and Phormations

    Hardly any metal there at all, surprisingly.
    Last edited: 13 Nov 2007
  9. Carzy


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    Radiohead - In Rainbows
    Burial - Untrue
    The Fall of Troy - Manipulator
    Dear and the Headlights - Small Steps, Heavy Hooves
    65daysofstatic - The Destruction of Small Ideas
    Queens of the Stone Age - Era Vulgaris
    Aesop Rock - None Shall Pass
    White Rabbits - Fort Nightly
    Saul Williams - Niggy Tardust
    Portugal. The Man - Church Mouth

    Honorable mentions:

    The Bled - Silent Treatment
    Beirut - The Flying Club Cup
    Amon Tobin - Foley Room
    LCD Soundsystem - Sound of Silver
    Fields - Everything Last Winter
  10. Nullvoid

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 19 Jun 2007

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    There's only two for me really:

    Noisettes - what's the time mr wolf?
    Kings of Leon - because of the times

    For me 2007 has been more about finding and listening to great albums (IMO) which I had managed to never hear before. Eg:

    Beirut - gulag orkestar
    Adem - love and other planets
    Great Lake Swimmers - great lake swimmers
    Neutral Milk Hotel - in the aeroplane over the sea
    Reigning Sound - too much guitar

    Among others.
  11. el_dazza


    Joined: 20 Sep 2005

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    Location: West End, Southampton

    Only 2 albums I have from 2007 are;

    Megadeth - United Abominations
    Velvet Revolver - Libertad

    Don't really like Libertad that much but Megadeth have set Metallica a cracking task of topping their album imo.
  12. stude1983

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    Location: tenbury wells

    year zero - nine inch nails ***!
  13. nemtizz


    Joined: 16 May 2006

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    Suicide Silence - The Cleansing
    War From A Harlots Mouth - Transmetropolitan
    The Devil Wears Prada - Plagues
    Parkway Drive - Horizons
    As I Lay Dying - An Ocean Between Us
    KillWhitneyDead - Nothing Less Nothing
    Last edited: 13 Nov 2007
  14. Johno please?


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    Location: Swindon


    As Blood Runs Black - Allegiance
    The Black Dahlia Murder - Nocturnal
    Parkway Drive - Horizons
    Viatrophy - Chronicles

    My favs of 2007.
  15. marc2003


    Joined: 6 Feb 2004

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    Location: England

    kings of leon. that is all. i don't really get much new music. :o
  16. Will_3rd


    Joined: 13 Dec 2005

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    Location: Reading, Berkshire

    Nine Inch Nails - Year Zero
    QOTSA - Era Vulgaris
    The Nightwatchman - One Man Revolution
    Saul Williams - The Inevitable Rise And Liberation Of NiggyTardust
    Kings of Leon - Because of the Times
  17. kai


    Joined: 15 Oct 2007

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    Location: Wales.

    Within Temptation - The Heart Of Everything
  18. Carzy


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    Might have to add Between The Buried And Me - Colors to my list....just had a listen, it's pretty damned good.
  19. nemtizz


    Joined: 16 May 2006

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    I thought you meant Albums released in 07, lol nvm.

    RSH, you have taste my friend.
  20. Christo


    Joined: 28 Oct 2002

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    Location: Returning some videotapes

    A Weekend In The City - Bloc Party
    In Rainbows - Radiohead
    Oi Oi Oi - Boys Noize
    Neon Bible - Arcade Fire
    Myths of the near future - Klaxons
    Kala - MIA
    Hey Venus! - Super Furry Animals
    The Good, The Bad, The Ugly - self titled
    Favourite Worst Nightmare - Arctic Monkeys

    I am the most mainstream so far :o

    Try loking at www.metacritic.com - you can view top reviewed albums of 2007 - some good ones there.
    Last edited: 14 Nov 2007