2010 Music Journal

The Best of 2010:
1. The Reign of Kindo – This Is What Happens A
2. Vampire Weekend – Contra A-
3. KT Tunstall – Tiger Suit A-
4. The River Empires – The River Empires – Epilogue B+
5. Josh Ritter – So Runs the World Away B+
6. Vienna Teng & Alex Wong – The Moment Always Vanishing B+
7. House of Heroes – Suburba B+
8. Arcade Fire – The Suburbs B+
9. OK Go – Of the Blue Colour of the Sky B+
10. Sufjan Stevens – The Age of Adz B

Honorable Mention:
11. Jennifer Knapp – Letting Go B
12. Hellogoodbye – Would It Kill You? B
13. Belle & Sebastian – Write About Love B
14. Steven Page – Page One B
15. Yoav – A Foolproof Escape Plan B
16. Caedmon’s Call – Raising Up the Dead B
17. Court Yard Hounds – Court Yard Hounds B
18. Gungor – Beautiful Things B
19. Anberlin – Dark Is the Way, Light Is a Place B
20. Andrew Peterson – Counting Stars B

The Rest:
Kevin Max – Côtes-d’Armor (True Rebels) B-
Broken Bells – Broken Bells B-
Jars of Clay – The Shelter B-
Barenaked Ladies – All in Good Time B-
The New Pornographers – Together B-
Jónsi – Go B-
Maroon 5 – Hands All Over B-
Fiction Plane – Sparks B-
Cindy Morgan – Hymns: Some Glad Morning B-
Linkin Park –  A Thousand Suns C+
Lifehouse – Smoke & Mirrors C+
Alter Bridge – AB III C+
Jimmy Eat World – Invented C+
Blitzen Trapper – Destroyer of the Void C+
Robert Randolph & the Family Band – We Walk This Road C+
Third Day – Move C+
Starfield – The Saving One C
Justis Kao – Always a Trace C
Drive-By Truckers – The Big To-Do C
Zoo Seven – Lifesaver C
Joanna Newsom – Have One on Me C

Dishonorable Mention:
8. Michael W. Smith – Wonder C-
7. Newsboys – Born Again C-
6. We Are the Fallen – Tear the World Down C-
5. Toby Mac – Tonight C-
4. Ivoryline – Vessels C-
3. Sanctus Real – Pieces of a Real Heart D+
2. Brandon Flowers – Flamingo D+
1. Katy Perry – Teenage Dream D-

Compilations/EPs/Singles/Re-releases:
Doves – The Places Between: The Best of Doves A
Sleeping at Last – Yearbook – October EP A-
Sleeping at Last – Yearbook – November EP A-
Sleeping at Last – Yearbook – December EP B+
Michelle Branch – Everything Comes and Goes EP B
Future of Forestry – Travel III EP B-
Future of Forestry – Advent Christmas EP Volume 2 B-
Mew – Eggs Are Funny B-
Sufjan Stevens – All Delighted People EP B-
Iona – Live in London: Limited US Edition B-
Snowden – Slow Soft Syrup EP B-
Mae – (e)vening EP C+

Last Update: 11/1/12

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