Top Albums of 2011

Okay folks, here are my top 12 albums of 2011. It’s kind of a weird number, but that’s what happens when there has been so much good music this year! 

1. Bon Iver by Bon Iver

2. Helplessness Blues by Fleet Foxes

3. Strange Mercy by St. Vincent

4. James Blake by James Blake

5. Watch The Throne by Jay-Z and Kanye West

6. Kiss Each Other Clean by Iron & Wine 

7. Barton Hollow by The Civil Wars

8. Summer Echoes by Sin Fang 

9. The Goat Rodeo Sessions by Yo-Yo Ma, Chris Thile, Stuart Duncan, and Edgar Meyer

10. Beautiful Mechanical by yMusic

11. We Are Rising by Son Lux

12. El Camino by The Black Keys

Honorable Mentions (in no particular order): 

King of Limbs by Radiohead, All Things Will Unwind by My Brightest Diamond, Early in The Morning by James Vincent McMorrow, The Head and The Heart by The Head and The Heart, and The Rip Tide by Beirut

  1. aspirationsandthings reblogged this from thepick-up and added:
    Yep. These are my favorite albums of the year.
  2. thepick-up posted this