As always, Too Much Rock Podcast counts down its favourite tracks of the year, but let's take a moment here to celebrate the great albums. Albums that not only contained a great single, but were fantastic trips from the first track to the last.
30. Correct Behavior by Eternal Summers (Kanine) 29. Unsung Heroes by Ensiferum (Spinefarm) 28. Let's Go Eat the Factory by Guided By Voices (Guided by Voices) 27. Westbound by Kalispell (Self Released) 26. (I Can't Get No) Stevie Jackson by Stevie Jackson (Banchory) 25. Plateaus by Plateaus (Art Fag) 24. Class Clown Spots a UFO by Guided by Voices (Guided by Voices) 23. Love at the Bottom of the Sea by The Magnetic Fields (Merge) 22. Reign of Terror by Sleigh Bells (Mom + Pop) 21. Transcendental Youth by The Mountain Goats (Merge) 20. Tucson by Giant Giant Sand (Fire) 19. Isle of Dogs by Tigercats (Acuarela Discos/ Fika) 18. II by Nude Beach (Other Music) 17. This is an Adventure by The Lighthouse and The Whaler (Self Released) 16. Long Slow Dance by The Fresh & Onlys (Mexican Summer) 15. Skeptic Goodbye by You Won't (Old Flame) 14. Silver Age by Bob Mould (Merge) 13. Celebration Rock by Japandroids (Polyvinyl) 12. The Only Place by Best Coast (Mexican Summer) 11. Hands of Glory by Andrew Bird (Mom + Pop) 10. Ugly by Screaming Females (Don Giovanni) 9. King Con by Alex Winston (Island) 8. What Kind Of World by Brendan Benson (Readymade) 7. The Lion's Roar by First Aid Kit (Wichita) 6. Among The Leaves by Sun Kil Moon (Caldo Verde) 5. Believe Me by The Smittens (Fika) 4. Rainbow Records by Hidden Pictures (Golden Sound) 3. Europe by Allo Darlin' (Slumberland) 2. The Odds by The Evens (Dischord) 1. Leaving Atlanta by Gentleman Jesse (Douchemaster)
As with my list of top songs, my list of top albums is limited to the records added to my collection in the last year. I'm sure to have missed a few, and for the next few weeks I'll be picking up those albums, and playing my favourite songs on the podcast. What do you think? What did I miss?