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Top tunes of 2007

January 9, 2008

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I know this is late but I spent a lot of time consolidating my list and I still ended up with over 80 songs. I was gonna put together a real pretty list with album art and links to songs and witty quips, but you know how long that would take? Screw it.

Here’s the ULTIMATE albeit half-assed “best of” list for 2007.

Feel free disagree and even add your own. But keep this in mind: I am the music GOD.

BEST SONGS OF 2007 IN NO PARTICULAR ORDER:

Tegan and Sara- Back in Your Head
New Young Pony Club- Ice Cream
Ray Darwin- People’s Choice
Alborosie– Rastafari Anthem
Tarrus Riley– Protect Yu Neck
Eskimo Joe- New York
Papercuts- Take the 227th Exit
Oh No- Heavy (Experimental hip hop on Stones Throw Records)
Sea Wolf- You’re a Wolf
Mark Ronson feat. Amy Winehouse- Valarie
Matt & Kim- No More Long Years (The Risk Remix)
Santogold- Shove It (KMFX remix)
Cali P– Right Around The Corner
Nifty- Nifty
Bassnectar- Yo
The Cribs- Men’s Needs (CSS Remix)
Chungking– Love is Here To Stay
Lil Mama- Lip Gloss (Bomarr Remix)
Peter Bjorn And John- Young Folks (or was this 2006?)

BEST REGGAE RIDDIMS OF 2007:

Mighty Right Riddim (see Capleton- Higher Than The Sky)
Caribbean Riddim (see Elijah Prophet- Piece of Ganja)
Family Riddim (see Alpheus- Keep the Faith)
Visions Riddim (see Morgan Heritage- Have No Fear)
Midnight Riddim (see Warrior King- Melody)
Rebel True Riddim (see 15 year-old Javaughn- Rich Quick Mentality)
Water Bed 2 riddim (see Fantan Mojah- Hard Nut To Crack)

BEST ALBUMS OF 2007:

Dr. Dog- We All Belong
Black Moth Super Rainbow– Dandelion Gum
Calvin Harris- I Created Disco
Ratatat- Ratatat Remixes Vol. 2
Kings of Leon- Because of the Times
Rand & Holland- Caravans
Brazos- Feeding Frenzy
Luciano- God is Greater than Man
MGMT- Oracular Spectacular (coming to Philly Feb. 15)
Minus the Bear- Planet of Ice
Say Hi- The Wishes and the Glitch (technically released in 08)
Feist- The Reminder
Shout Out Louds- Our Ill Wills
The Cotton Jones Basket Ride- Paranoid Cocoon
The Shins- Wincing the Night Away
Anthony Hamilton- Southern Comfort

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4 comments

  1. Albeit, my tastes are not the same as yours…. but I would add Radiohead, Arcade Fire, The Good The Bad & The Queen. Beasties’ instrumental The Mix Up, Modest Mouse, Spoon, Loney Dear and Pinback.


  2. […] tix; Surprises? Freezepop @ the North Star whom you should check out, and The Cribs who were on my best of 07 list. The list also includes THREE bands I saw live back in the EIGHTIES. Can you guess which […]


  3. […] Surprises? Freezepop @ the North Star whom you should check out, and The Cribs who were on my best of 07 list. The list also includes THREE bands I saw live back in the EIGHTIES. Can you guess which […]


  4. […] Line and playing Philly at the M Room Monday October 4. Can’t wait. Their debut LP was in my top albums of 2007 and they just released their followup Tall Hours In The Glowstream just last […]



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