Best Records of 2010

A Listmania! list by Tony J. Jorgenson (Cincinnati, Ohio United States)
 
Monitor
1.  Monitor by Titus Andronicus
The list author says:
  "The best lyricist and best guitarist"
$8.59   Used & New from: $3.48
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

Forgiveness Rock Record
2.  Forgiveness Rock Record by Broken Social Scene
The list author says:
  "The Sea and Cake marriage should last forever"
$10.99   Used & New from: $4.28
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

Lisbon
3.  Lisbon by The Walkmen
The list author says:
  "Has entrenched a spot in my Hall of Fame now"
$9.99   Used & New from: $0.50
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

Halcyon Digest
4.  Halcyon Digest by Deerhunter
The list author says:
  "Both Deerhunter and Atlas Sound just keep getting better"
$12.99   Used & New from: $4.22
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Black Light
5.  Black Light by Groove Armada
The list author says:
  "And the award for most improved...ever in the history of mankind"
$13.19   Used & New from: $5.96
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (40 customer reviews)

Dream Get Together
6.  Dream Get Together by Citay
The list author says:
  "Another great guitar player...covers Galaxie 500's Tugboat and nails it- should say enough"
$14.74   Used & New from: $0.59
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Treats
7.  Treats by Sleigh Bells
$10.99   Used & New from: $1.57
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (71 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Steal Your Face
8.  Steal Your Face by Mi Ami
$15.53   Used & New from: $4.44
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Tall Hours in The Glowstream
9.  Tall Hours in The Glowstream by Cotton Jones
The list author says:
  "Back-to-back great albums from an unsuspected source"
$11.99   Used & New from: $4.65
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Your Future Our Clutter
10.  Your Future Our Clutter by The Fall
The list author says:
  "Old people making perhaps the most stylish music of the year"
$11.99   Used & New from: $3.68
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

In Evening Air
11.  In Evening Air by Future Islands
The list author says:
  "The whole album is decent, but Swept Inside is one of the best songs of the year and alone puts this album way up there"
$12.99   Used & New from: $8.49
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Wild Smile
12.  Wild Smile by Suckers
The list author says:
  "The year's best album cover also gradually gets better with each listen...not bad for an immediately catchy sound"
$11.31   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Come Hell Or High Water
13.  Come Hell Or High Water by The Flowers of Hell
The list author says:
  "An excellent mostly instrumental cover of Jesus & Mary Chain's Darklands is the best cover in awhile- and I generally do not like remakes"
$21.98   Used & New from: $11.99

The Suburbs
14.  The Suburbs by Arcade Fire
The list author says:
  "Seems like somebody else had this on his/her list also."
$8.99   Used & New from: $2.23
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (280 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

This Is Happening
15.  This Is Happening by LCD Soundsystem
$11.99   Used & New from: $1.11
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (58 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

/\/\ /\ Y /\ [Deluxe Edition]
16.  /\/\ /\ Y /\ [Deluxe Edition] by M.I.A.
The list author says:
  "Boo to the naysayers! Cheers to M.I.A. for not selling out after Paper Planes soared her into international stardom...the opposite of sell-out. Born Free is the best, samples Suicide's Ghost Rider and adds new dimensions"
$17.16   Used & New from: $4.85
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (49 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Judy Sucks A Lemon for Breakfast
17.  Judy Sucks A Lemon for Breakfast by Cornershop
The list author says:
  "Not such a roar since the Fab 4...or maybe since Woman's Gotta Have It. Above is a line from their brilliant smash hit (at least on my playlists) Operation Push"
$16.99   Used & New from: $4.28
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Sisterworld
18.  Sisterworld by Liars
$12.99   Used & New from: $1.25
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Here Comes The Ocean
19.  Here Comes The Ocean by Lights On
The list author says:
  "You could probably guess by the name of the album where this band's influence lies"
$9.49
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Journal of Ardency
20.  Journal of Ardency by Class Actress
The list author says:
  "Yea just an EP, but Let Me Take You Out should be a #1 hit all across the nation"
Used & New from: $41.89
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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Grinderman 2 (Deluxe Edition)
21.  Grinderman 2 (Deluxe Edition) by Grinderman
The list author says:
  "Nick Cave should start making fine wines, because that's how he's aging...would be supercool if Grinderman and The Fall toured together"
$13.99   Used & New from: $7.64
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Everything in Between
22.  Everything in Between by No Age
The list author says:
  "Their worst album to date? So."
$14.00   Used & New from: $0.01
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Love to Live
23.  Love to Live by The Living Sisters
The list author says:
  "Features some of the worst lyrics in history...now given that it makes the best of the year list, that should indicate just how incredibly good the singing, melodies, harmonies, and everything else is on this record"
$12.27   Used & New from: $2.87
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

Return to Form
24.  Return to Form by Major Stars
$9.99   Used & New from: $4.00

Wilderness Heart
25.  Wilderness Heart by Black Mountain
The list author says:
  "Roller Coaster is essential Black Mountain"
$12.99   Used & New from: $3.77
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Heaven Is Whenever
26.  Heaven Is Whenever by The Hold Steady
The list author says:
  "Nowhere near any sort of accomplishment for these guys...however, The Sweet Part of a City is so good that the album has to be included; just wish the rest of the album stayed in that vein"
$10.00   Used & New from: $0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

Subiza
27.  Subiza by Delorean
The list author says:
  "RIYL Animal Collective"
$14.64   Used & New from: $0.06
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Transference
28.  Transference by Spoon
The list author says:
  "The best album since Kill the Moonlight"
$12.99   Used & New from: $0.90
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (59 customer reviews)

Odd Blood
29.  Odd Blood by Yeasayer
The list author says:
  "Makes it solely for the excellent track I Remember- which is among the year's best"
$12.56   Used & New from: $2.99
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)

Magic Chairs
30.  Magic Chairs by Efterklang
The list author says:
  "The violin in Mirror Mirror is mind blowing"
$14.60   Used & New from: $0.80
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Congratulations
31.  Congratulations by MGMT
The list author says:
  "Flash Delirium"
$14.99   Used & New from: $0.01
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (133 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Midnight Souvenirs
32.  Midnight Souvenirs by Peter Wolf
The list author says:
  "Tragedy with Shelby Lynne is a must-hear, as with dittos with Neko Case and Merle Haggard"
$8.39   Used & New from: $0.86
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews)

Paul's Tomb: A Triumph
33.  Paul's Tomb: A Triumph by Frog Eyes
The list author says:
  "Still the opposite of Michael Bolton and Katy Perry...which works for me"
$14.78   Used & New from: $2.99
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Fang Island
34.  Fang Island by Fang Island
$10.98   Used & New from: $3.43
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

Shady Retreat
35.  Shady Retreat by Peasant
The list author says:
  "This should be getting all the hype Tallest Man on Earth is getting. Likewise for Living Sisters should be getting all the hype Best Coast is getting. That's my replacements"
$14.15   Used & New from: $0.89

Hippies
36.  Hippies by Harlem
The list author says:
  "Where ya going? Are ya coming back?"
$11.99   Used & New from: $2.94
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Curtis Lane
37.  Curtis Lane by Active Child
The list author says:
  "Voice of an Old Friend...excellent"
Used & New from: $46.78
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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White Fence
38.  White Fence by White Fence
The list author says:
  "I really wanted to put Wolf Parade here, Wavves had a great track last year, but once into the W's, Baxter Corner has more plays than the aforementioned entire albums combined"
$9.99   Used & New from: $7.01
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Coconut
39.  Coconut by Archie Bronson Outfit
The list author says:
  "This is rock music! Should be getting the acclaim (for a few years now) Jack White's bands get. BTW- Dead Weather would probably come in about #53 if there was more room"
$14.15   Used & New from: $0.99
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Endtables
40.  Endtables by The Endtables
The list author says:
  "Why not? How about the best reissue: I am so ashamed of myself for not hearing these guys or The Method Actors until this year, both bands are must-hears and rank with the best of the era and should be known with the ranks of Gang of Four, etc."
$16.81   Used & New from: $8.06

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