The list author says: "The real quality showed once again this year. Featured on my list are artist who worked hard and the results can be heard. Most of these albums work as wholes, they don't just contain one or two strong singles. Enjoy!"
"How it feels like to strike gold long after your zenith (especially Leon). The T-Bone Burnett's extraordinary production hits home again. Very Americana, with traditional English melody courtesy of Sir Elton."