Albums of the Year 2008 Followup

Looking back at my several-days-old 2008 AOTY list, I screwed up. A bunch of really good albums failed to place on my list. Not because I didn’t like them as much, but because I forgot about them. Lame.

So, without further ado:

2008 Albums that Should Have Been on My List

(presented in alphabetical order)

  1. Anathallo – Canopy Glow
  2. Beach House – Devotion
  3. Bodies of Water – A Certain Feeling
  4. David Byrne & Brian Eno – Everything that Happens Will Happen Today
  5. Damien Jurado – Caught in the Trees
  1. Hot Chip – Made in the Dark
  2. Islands – Arm’s Way
  3. Music Go Music – Reach Out / Light of Love EPs
  4. The Presets - Apocalypso
  5. Ratatat – LP3

Albums I Heard in 2008 That Were Not Released in 2008 but Which I loved Nonetheless

(presented in alphabetical order)
  1. Andrew Bird - Armchair Apocrypha
  2. Animal Collective – Strawberry Jam
  3. Caribou – Andorra
  4. Castanets – In the Vines
  5. Dirty Projectors – Rise Above
  1. Ellul – Ellul
  2. His Name is Alive – Detrola
  3. My Morning Jacket – Z
  4. Of Montreal – Hissing Fauna, Are You The Destroyer?
  5. Panda Bear – Person Pitch
  1. Subtle – For Hero: For Fool
  2. Chris Schlarb – Twilight & Ghost Stories
  3. The Tough Alliance – New Waves / A New Chance

2008 Albums I Didn’t Hear Which Might’ve Been On My List, Had I Heard Them

(presented in alphabetical order)

  1. Foals – Antidote
  2. Flying Lotus – Los Angeles
  3. Lupe Fiasco – The Cool
  4. Gnarls Barkley – The Odd Couple
  5. Hercules & Love Affair - Hercules & Love Affair
  1. Mountain Goats – Heretic Pride
  2. Neon Neon – Stainless Style
  3. The Notwist – The Devil, You + Me
  4. Marnie Stern - This Is It and I Am It and You Are It and So Is That and He Is It and She Is It and It Is It and That Is That
I know, I know. No links to streams? No. Not right now. Too much work for a lunchtime post.