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. Arcade Fire – The Suburbs B+
5. The River Empires – The River Empires – Epilogue B+
6. OK Go – Of the Blue Colour of the Sky B+
7. Belle & Sebastian – Write About Love B+
8. Jennifer Knapp – Letting Go B+
9. House of Heroes – Suburba B
10. Josh Ritter – So Runs the World Away B

Honorable Mention:
11. Sufjan Stevens – The Age of Adz B
12. Hellogoodbye – Would It Kill You? B
13. Steven Page – Page One B
14. Yoav – A Foolproof Escape Plan B
15. Caedmon’s Call – Raising Up the Dead B
16. Court Yard Hounds – Court Yard Hounds B
17. Gungor – Beautiful Things B
18. Anberlin – Dark Is the Way, Light Is a Place B
19. Andrew Peterson – Counting Stars B
20. Kevin Max – Côtes-d’Armor (True Rebels) B-

The Rest:
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:
Michael W. Smith – Wonder C-
Newsboys – Born Again C-
We Are the Fallen – Tear the World Down C-
Toby Mac – Tonight C-
Ivoryline – Vessels C-
Sanctus Real – Pieces of a Real Heart D+
Brandon Flowers – Flamingo D+
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+
Vienna Teng & Alex Wong – The Moment Always Vanishing 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+

Digesting:
Beach House – Teen Dream
Kathryn Calder – Are You My Mother?
Everything Everything – Man Alive
Brooke Fraser – Flags
The Innocence Mission – My Room in the Trees
Lost in the Trees – All Alone in an Empty House
Miike Snow – Miike Snow
My Epic – Yet
Passion Pit – Manners
Phantogram – Eyelid Movies
The Secret Sisters – The Secret Sisters
Liam Singer – Dislocatia
Esperanza Spalding – Chamber Music Society
Spoon – Transference
Derek Webb – Democracy, Vol. 1

Last Update: 5/22/19

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