2008 Music Journal

The Best of 2008:
1. Fleet Foxes – Fleet Foxes A
2. Coldplay – Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends A
3. Thrice – The Alchemy Index, Vols. III & IV – Air & Earth A-
4. The Myriad – With Arrows, With Poise A-
5. Anathallo – Canopy Glow A-
6. House of Heroes – The End Is Not the End A-
7. Elbow – The Seldom Seen Kid B+
8. The Reign of Kindo – Rhythm, Chord & Melody B+
9. Copeland – You Are My Sunshine B+
10. Jon Foreman – Spring & Summer B+

Honorable Mention:
11. Cool Hand Luke – The Sleeping House B+
12. Sanctus Real – We Need Each Other B
13. Edison Glass – Time Is Fiction B
14. Katie Herzig – Apple Tree B
15. Vampire Weekend – Vampire Weekend B
16. TV on the Radio – Dear Science B
17. Yoav – Charmed & Strange B
18. Delirious? – Kingdom of Comfort B
19. Capital Lights – This Is an Outrage! B
20. Death Cab for Cutie – Narrow Stairs B

The Rest:
Andrew Peterson – Resurrection Letters, Volume II B
Anberlin – New Surrender B
Calexico – Carried to Dust B
Over the Rhine – Live From Nowhere, Vol. 3 B
Jon Foreman – Fall & Winter B
Annie Moses Band – This Glorious Christmas B
Thrice – Live at the House of Blues B-
My Morning Jacket – Evil Urges B-
Alanis Morissette – Flavors of Entanglement B-
Sixpence None the Richer – The Dawn of Grace B-
R.E.M. – Accelerate B-
Drive-By Truckers – Brighter than Creation’s Dark B-
Barenaked Ladies – Snacktime! B-
Joseph Arthur & the Lonely Astronauts – Temporary People B-
Blitzen Trapper – Furr B-
Empire of the Sun – Walking on a Dream C+
The Killers – Day & Age C+
Jaci Velasquez – Love Out Loud C+
Downhere – Ending Is Beginning C+
Olivia the Band – Where We Come From It Never Snows C+
P.O.D. – When Angels and Serpents Dance C+
Cindy Morgan – Beautiful Bird C+
Sigur Rós – Með Suð í Eyrum Við Spilum Endalaust C+
After Edmund – Hello C+
Third Day – Revelation C+
Jason Mraz – We Sing, We Dance, We Steal Things C+
Ron Sexsmith – Exit Strategy of the Soul C+
Leeland – Opposite Way C+
Code of Ethics – Lost in Egypt C+
Lykke Li – Youth Novels C+
The Welcome Wagon – Welcome to the Welcome Wagon C+
Phil Joel – The New Normal C+
Ivoryline – There Came a Lion C
Peter Bradley Adams – Leavetaking C
Family Force 5 – Dance or Die C
Starfield – I Will Go C
Charlie Hall – The Bright Sadness C
Nevertheless – In the Making… C
Jack Johnson – Sleep Through the Static C
Bebo Norman – Bebo Norman C

Dishonorable Mention:
18. Kutless – To Know that You’re Alive C-
17. Chris Tomlin – Hello Love C-
16. Michael W. Smith – A New Hallelujah C-
15. Krystal Meyers – Make Some Noise C-
14. Avalon – Another Time, Another Place: Timeless Classics C-
13. Various Artists – Billy: The Early Years Soundtrack C-
12. Brandon Heath – What If We C-
11. Pillar – For the Love of the Game D+
10. Punch Brothers – Punch D+
9. Superchic[k] – Rock What You Got D+
8. Tenth Avenue North – Over and Underneath D+
7. Matt Maher – Empty & Beautiful D+
6. Fireflight – Unbreakable D
5. Katy Perry – One of the Boys D
4. The Fiery Furnaces – Remember D
3. Warren Barfield – Worth Fighting For D
2. Various Artists – How Great Thou Art: Gospel Favorites from the Grand Ole Opry D-
1. Brooke Barrettsmith – Brooke Barrettsmith F

Compilations/EPs/Singles/Re-releases:
Fleet Foxes – Sun Giant EP A-
Paper Route – Are We All Forgotten EP A-
Future of Forestry – Advent Christmas EP B+
Sixpence None the Richer – My Dear Machine EP B+
Deas Vail – White Lights EP B+
Jars of Clay – Closer EP B
The Listening – Transmission 1 EP B-
Relient K – The Bird and the Bee-Sides B-
Five O’Clock People – Temper Temper B-
Bon Iver – Blood Bank EP B-
Jars of Clay – Greatest Hits C+
Coldplay – Prospekt’s March EP C+
Kevin Max – Crashing Gates EP C-

Last Update: 8/5/13

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