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08album

Criteria: Records released in 2008 that I purchased and liked.

>>Favorite Album of 2008

Rabbit Habits – Man Man

>>Other Favorite Albums of 2008

Lost Wisdom – Mount Eerie feat. Julie Doiron and Fred Squire
Black Wooden Ceiling Opening – Mount Eerie
Fleet Foxes – Fleet Foxes
Vampire Weekend – Vampire Weekend
Water Curses – Animal Collective
Saturdays=Youth – M83
Microcastle – Deerhunter
Ice Cream Spiritual – Ponytail
That Lucky Old Sun – Brian Wilson
At Mount Zoomer – Wolf Parade
Arm’s Way – Islands
808’s and Heartbreaks – Kanye West
Cardinalogy – Ryan Adams and the Cardinals
Pacific Ocean Blue – Dennis Wilson
Flight of the Conchords – Flight of the Conchords
Stay Positive – The Hold Steady
The Renaissance – Q-Tip
In Ghost Colours – Cut Copy
Hercules and Love Affair – Hercules and Love Affair
Day & Age – Killers
Tha Carter III – Lil’ Wayne

08tracks

Criteria: Personal favorites of the year. List limited to tracks released in 2008, 2 songs at most per record. Not to be confused with the Top 2008 songs of 2008; there are probably less than 50 here.

”You Swan Go On” – Mount Eerie feat. Julie Doiron and Fred Squire
“In Moonlight” – Mount Eerie
“Blue Ridge Mountains,” “White Winter Hymnal” – Fleet Foxes
“Jockin’ Jay Z” – Jay Z
“Celebrate The Body Electric (It Came From An Angel)” – Ponytail
“Skinny Love” – Bon Iver
“Microcastle,” “Agoraphobia” – Deerhunter
“Run to Your Grave” – The Mae Shi
“Time to Pretend” – MGMT
“Graveyard Girl,” “Kim & Jessie” – M83
“Mansard Roof,” “Oxford Comma” – Vampire Weekend
“Top Drawer,” or any other song from Rabbit Habits – Man Man
“Dig!!! Lazarus, Dig!!!” – Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
“Street Flash” -Animal Collective
“Street Lights” – Kanye West
“American Boy” – Estelle ft. Kanye West
“Touch Me I’m Going to Scream, Pt. 2” – My Morning Jacket
“Constructive Summer” – The Hold Steady

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