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Cassie’s Top 20 Albums of 2009: #10-1

30 Dec

Alright, I’m sick of dragging this out, so I’m going to go ahead and just do the last 10 in one post…here we go:

10. The Flaming Lips – Embryonic

Coming from the band that recorded the majestically emotionally bipolar album, Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots, in 2002, Embryonic is quite the shock. The Flaming Lips finally took all of that morbid subject matter that has been present in their lyrics for years and transferred it to the music as well; though a jarring move, it makes for (easily) the band’s best album since Yoshimi and a surprisingly pleasant listen.

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Best Albums of 2009: 20-11

27 Dec

Well way hey hey, here we are.  The top 20.  Hope you don’t mind that I nipped out for Christmas and Christmas Eve.  I’m sure you 5 readers can understand.

So, anyways.  This top 20.  Wow.  What a great bunch of albums, I mean, I realize I’ve only been listening to a lot of *new* music since the end of 2007, but, this is some seriously good stuff here.  I’ve worked hard all year to be sure that this top 20 is as strong, for me, as possible, and I’m pleased with the results.  On and Wards. Continue reading