The Rentboy Guide to the Essential Albums of 2009

A Listmania! list by R. Conroy "rentboy" (Pittsburgh, PA)
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Trueloves Gutter
1.  Trueloves Gutter by Richard Hawley
$14.69   Used & New from: $5.38
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Songs of Shame
2.  Songs of Shame by Woods
$15.98   Used & New from: $8.72
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

The Love Language
3.  The Love Language by The Love Language
$13.15   Used & New from: $3.14
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Veckatimest
4.  Veckatimest by Grizzly Bear
$12.88   Used & New from: $0.70
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (85 customer reviews)

Earthly Delights
5.  Earthly Delights by Lightning Bolt
The list author says:
  "Actually, Tim Cohen's The Two Sides of Tim Cohen would be my fifth-favorite disc of the year and would be placed above Earthly Delights."
$15.43   Used & New from: $5.99
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Beware
6.  Beware by Bonnie Prince Billy
The list author says:
  "Actually, Thee Oh Sees' Dog Poison album would be next on my list (above Beware), but amazon does not yet appear to have stocked it."
$15.70   Used & New from: $3.00
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Watersports
7.  Watersports by Mi Ami
$13.87   Used & New from: $1.28
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

The Crying Light
8.  The Crying Light by Antony and the Johnsons
The list author says:
  "The Harlan Twins' self-titled debut would be next on my list (above Veckatimest), but amazon does not stock it."
$14.55   Used & New from: $1.08
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

Real Estate
9.  Real Estate by Real Estate
$15.84   Used & New from: $6.75
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

BORN LIKE THIS.
10.  BORN LIKE THIS. by MF Doom
$15.50   Used & New from: $5.98
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (47 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Lemons
11.  Lemons by Ty Segall
$15.40   Used & New from: $10.63
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Humbug
12.  Humbug by Arctic Monkeys
$11.88   Used & New from: $7.00
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (57 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Dia
13.  Dia by Amen Dunes
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Rainwater Cassette Exchange
14.  Rainwater Cassette Exchange by Deerhunter
$11.26   Used & New from: $2.50
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Blackout Summer
15.  Blackout Summer by Christmas Island
$15.76   Used & New from: $2.79

Tonight: Franz Ferdinand
16.  Tonight: Franz Ferdinand by Franz Ferdinand
$12.25   Used & New from: $1.51
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (59 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

You Are the One I Pick
17.  You Are the One I Pick by Felix
$6.74   Used & New from: $6.73

Grace / Wastelands (CD + DVD)
18.  Grace / Wastelands (CD + DVD) by Pete Doherty
$19.99   Used & New from: $2.09
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Keep It Hid
19.  Keep It Hid by Dan Auerbach
$7.98   Used & New from: $3.98
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (70 customer reviews)

Everything Goes Wrong
20.  Everything Goes Wrong by Vivian Girls
The list author says:
  "vJeffrey Novak's After the Ball disc would be next on my list (above Everything Goes Wrong), but amazon does not stock it."
$15.46   Used & New from: $3.40
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Spinning Top
21.  Spinning Top by Graham Coxon
The list author says:
  "Uninhabitable Mansions' Nature is a Taker would be next on my list (above Spinning Top), but amazon does not stock it."
$12.99   Used & New from: $7.69
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Sunset/Sunrise
22.  Sunset/Sunrise by The Dutchess & the Duke
$12.94   Used & New from: $2.84
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Logos
23.  Logos by Atlas Sound
$16.74   Used & New from: $5.49
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

Fuckbook
24.  Fuckbook by Condo Fucks
$11.27   Used & New from: $1.98
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Hot Wax
25.  Hot Wax by Grant Hart
$12.92   Used & New from: $4.30
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

Further Complications
26.  Further Complications by Jarvis Cocker
$14.56   Used & New from: $0.75
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Wilco (The Album)
27.  Wilco (The Album) by Wilco
$9.48   Used & New from: $0.42
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (74 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

I'm Going Away
28.  I'm Going Away by The Fiery Furnaces
$15.55   Used & New from: $1.21
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

You Can Have What You Want
29.  You Can Have What You Want by Papercuts
$15.82   Used & New from: $6.94
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Old Money
30.  Old Money by The Mars Volta
$13.05   Used & New from: $5.49
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Embryonic (2 CD/1 DVD)
31.  Embryonic (2 CD/1 DVD) by The Flaming Lips
Used & New from: $23.99
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (98 customer reviews) | 6 customer discussions

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Grey Eyed Girls
32.  Grey Eyed Girls by The Fresh & Onlys
$15.73   Used & New from: $11.15

Bromst
33.  Bromst by Dan Deacon
$13.73   Used & New from: $2.06
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

Out Into the Snow
34.  Out Into the Snow by Simon Joyner
$14.24   Used & New from: $5.99
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Charlemagne's Big Thaw
35.  Charlemagne's Big Thaw by Colossal Yes
The list author says:
  "This spot would be filled by Ovens' self-titled release if amazon stocked it."
$7.99   Used & New from: $3.99

In Prism
36.  In Prism by Polvo
$12.31   Used & New from: $4.19
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

Post-Nothing
37.  Post-Nothing by Japandroids
$12.79   Used & New from: $5.15
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

Secret, Profane and Sugarcane
38.  Secret, Profane and Sugarcane by Elvis Costello
$11.17   Used & New from: $0.38
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Help
39.  Help by Thee Oh Sees
$15.46   Used & New from: $6.94
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Goodnight Unknown
40.  Goodnight Unknown by Lou Barlow
$14.65   Used & New from: $3.97
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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