My Favorite Music Albums / CD's of 2011

A Listmania! list by Charles B. Miller (Atlanta, GA USA)
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The list author says: "Here's my favorite albums from 2011.

Some honorable mentions:
* Bon Iver - Bon Iver
* Real Estate - Days
* Lynn Miles - Fall for Beauty
* Bart & Friends - Stories with the Endings Changed
* The Deep Dark Woods - Place I left Behind
* Foster the People - Torches
* My Morning Jacket - Circuital
* The Dodos - No Color
* Peter Bradley Adames - Between Us
* The Antlers - Burst Apart
* Christina Perri - lovestrong."
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1.  21 by Adele
The list author says:
  "Simply amazing...period."
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The Book of Mormon
2.  The Book of Mormon by Original Broadway Cast
The list author says:
  "Funniest Broadway soundtrack ever!"
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The King Is Dead
3.  The King Is Dead by The Decemberists
The list author says:
  "I love this band. They make me smile. It's music for intelligent nerds."
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Helplessness Blues
4.  Helplessness Blues by Fleet Foxes
The list author says:
  "A great sophomore effort from this creative music collective. Pure harmonies and amazing musicality!"
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Ceremonials
5.  Ceremonials by Florence + The Machine
The list author says:
  "I enjoyed Lungs, but this album blows that one away! It's intricate, sprawling, anthemic, and just plain stunning."
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The King of Limbs
6.  The King of Limbs by Radiohead
The list author says:
  "This album is more intimate and quiet than some of their previous work, but no one will accuse them of not creating interesting music."
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The Head and the Heart
7.  The Head and the Heart by The Head and the Heart
The list author says:
  "OK...so, this album actually was released last year, but it was re-released this year and finally got some recognition. Yay!"
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Follow Me Down
8.  Follow Me Down by Sarah Jarosz
The list author says:
  "A talent beyond her years. This album is a keeper."
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Hurry Up, We're Dreaming
9.  Hurry Up, We're Dreaming by M83
The list author says:
  "Fun, electronic, pop tunes. At times a wall of driving sound and then a light, floating keyboard. Keeps you guessing and engaged."
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The Belle Brigade
10.  The Belle Brigade by The Belle Brigade
The list author says:
  "This brother/sister duo are a throw-back to another era. They play songs that should be played on full blast with the top down while driving down the Pacific Coast Highway!"
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Codes and Keys
11.  Codes and Keys by Death Cab for Cutie
The list author says:
  "This album has a more positive outlook than many of their previous outings, but it works."
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Mylo Xyloto
12.  Mylo Xyloto by Coldplay
The list author says:
  "Apparently this band is polarizing to some people, but to me, they are great. Groundbreaking...no, but fun...absolutely!"
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Lorraine
13.  Lorraine by Lori Mckenna
The list author says:
  "This mom knows how to write a story song that will break your heart, and this album shows her brilliance."
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In Light
14.  In Light by Givers
The list author says:
  "Quirky, yet interesting. Very much deserves the recognition that it's getting."
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Yuck
15.  Yuck by Yuck
The list author says:
  "Indie-pop...they're not breaking new ground here, but better than most stuff out there. A mix of fun pop melodies, some fuzzy guitars, male/female vocals, and a driving jangle."
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Collapse into Now
16.  Collapse into Now by R.E.M.
The list author says:
  "This is a great note to go out on. Although not as strong as their previous album, this one is solid. I'm going to miss them terribly!"
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Born This Way
17.  Born This Way by Lady Gaga
The list author says:
  "Love her or hate her, she is a true pop star. Her melodies are infectious and her energy is contagious. Overplayed...maybe, but clearly she is talent all her own."
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In Your Dreams
18.  In Your Dreams by Stevie Nicks
The list author says:
  "It's hard to believe it's been 10 years since Trouble in Shangri-la, but this is a solid comeback for our favorite legendary chanteuse."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (259 customer reviews) | 15 customer discussions

Barton Hollow
19.  Barton Hollow by The Civil Wars
The list author says:
  "This is an intimate record of folk/pop songs that suck in anyone who listens. The simple melodies and perfect harmonies are both haunting and beautiful."
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Within & Without
20.  Within & Without by Washed Out
The list author says:
  "Total chill...like walking into a dark, hip, trendy lounge somewhere."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (65 customer reviews)

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