Ben Payne (benpayne) wrote,
Ben Payne

Favourite albums of 2012

(including a couple from late 2011)

The albums I really enjoyed this year were:


Wild Flag… Wild Flag (2011)

Yuck… Yuck (2011)

Hushabye Mountain… Stacey Kent (2011)

Let's Go Eat the Factory… Guided by Voices

The Lion's Roar… First Aid Kit

Old Ideas… Leonard Cohen

Tramp… Sharon Van Etten

The Stars Are Indifferent to Astronomy… Nada Surf

Renditions… Slow Moving Millie

Sees the Light… La Sera

Wasteland Companion… M. Ward

Kisses on the Bottom… Paul McCartney

Nightlife… Kate Miller-Heidke

Aufheben… Brian Jonestown Massacre

Electra Heart… Marina & the Diamonds

Chesapeake… Rachael Yamagata

Bloom… Beach House

Secret Symphony… Katie Melua

There's No Leaving Now… Tallest Man on Earth

Class Clown Spots a UFO… Guided by Voices

Like a King… Danielle Ate the Sandwich

I Know What Love Isn't… Jens Lekman

Emerald City… Knievel

Long Wave… Jeff Lynne

Transcendental Youth… Mountain Goats


What albums did you enjoy this year?



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