failedcomposure (failedcomposure) wrote,
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failedcomposure

Still in the works, but trying.

Top Albums of 2007

20) Straylight Run - The Needles, The Space
19) Arcade Fire - Neon Bible
18) The Spill Canvas - No Really, I'm Fine
17) The White Stripes - Icky Thump
16) Spoon - Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga
15) Motion City Soundtrack - Even if it Kills Me
14) All Time Low - So Wrong, It's Right
13) Radiohead - In Rainbows
12) Tegan & Sara - The Con
11) Paramore - Riot!
10) Fall Out Boy - Infinity on High
09) Rogue Wave - Asleep at Heaven's Gate
08) The Sugi Tap - EP
07) Against Me! - New Wave
06) She Wants Revenge - This Is Forever
05) The Used - Lies for the Liars
04) The Shins - Wincing the Night Away
03) Manchester Orchestra - I'm Like a Virgin Losing a Child
02) Interpol - Our Love to Admire
01b) Modest Mouse - We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank
01a) Jimmy Eat World - Chase This Light
00) Alkaline Trio - Remains

Honorable Mention (and Guilty Pleasures)

Eisley - Combinations
Bright Eyes - Casadaga

both would have been on my actual list had I given them time and a good listen.

Worst (Most Disappointing) Albums of 2007

01) The Academy Is... - Santi

Best New Band of 2007

03) Forever The Sickest Kids
02) The Sugi Tap
01) All Time Low (not really new but...)

Best Lyrics of 2007

05) Pete Wentz (Fall Out Boy) (I had to do it.)
04) Nick Thomas (The Spill Canvas)
03) Zach Rogue (Rogue Wave)
02) James Mercer (The Shins)
01) Matt Skiba (Alkaline Trio)

(Again, if I'd given Conor Oberst the time of day, I'm sure he'd have made this list.)

Best Vocals of 2007

05) Alex Gaskarth (All Time Low)
04) Patrick Stump (Fall Out Boy)
03) Tom Gabel (Against Me!)
02) Nick Thomas (The Spill Canvas)
01) Andy Hull (Manchester Orchestra)

Best Live Show

04) Manchester Orchestra
03) She Wants Revenge
02) The Matches
01) Brand New

Hardest Working Band of 2007

02) Eve 6/The Sugi Tap
01) The Matches

Most Overrated Band

04) Plain White Ts
03) The Jonas Brothers
02) Boys Like Girls
01) Fall Out Boy

Best (Catchiest Song) Single

10) Justin Timberlake - LoveStoned
09) Mariana's Trench - Shake Tramp
08) Rihanna - Umbrella
07) One Republic ft. Timbaland - Apologize
06) Matchbox Twenty - How Far We've Come
05) The White Strips - Icky Thump
04) Interpol - The Heinrich Maneuver
03) Modest Mouse - Dashboard
02) Paramore - Misery Business
01b) Fall Out Boy - Thnks Fr Th Mmrs
01a) Against Me! - Thrash Unreal

Best B-Side

02) The Sugi Tap - Piece of Mind
01) Brand New - (Fork and Knife)

Best 'Other' Website

01) Explosm.net

Band of the Year

03) Eve 6 (Just because they're back together!)
02) Fall Out Boy
01) Against Me!

Best Movies of 2007

06) Across The Universe
05) The Bourne Ultimatum
04) Knocked Up
03) Transformers
02) Superbad
01) Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

(I have a feeling Juno will be on this list once I see it.)

Best Book of 2007

01) Hiding Out - Jonathan Messinger


The Next Big Thing(s) of 2008

05) Manchester Orchestra
04) Rogue Wave
03) Forever the Sickest Kids
02) All Time Low
01) The Matches

Most Anticipated Releases of 2008

03) Jack's Mannequin
02) Brand New
01) The Matches

Best Songs of 2007

10) The Spill Canvas - Hush Hush
09) All Time Low - Remembering Sunday
08) Interpol - Pace is the Trick
07) Jimmy Eat World - Let It Happen
06) Radiohead - Jigsaw Falling Into Place
05) Tegan and Sara - Hop A Plane
04) Rogue Wave - Lake Michigan
03) Against Me! - Thrash Unreal
02) Jimmy Eat World - Here It Goes
01b) The Shins - Sleeping Lessons
01a) Manchester Orchestra - Where Have You Been?
00)She Wants Revenge - She Will Always Be a Broken Girl

(And the guilty pleasure songs: Pop, Lock and Drop It - Huey ft. Bow Wow and T-Pain, Bartender - T-Pain, Kiss, Kiss - Chris Brown ft. T-Pain, Swing - Savage, Ayo Technology - 50 Cent ft. JT, Umbrella - Rihanna ft. Chris Brown, Superman - Soulja Boy, Cupid's Chokehold - Gym Class Heroes ft. Patrick Stump, Stronger - Kanye ft. Daft Punk, What Goes Around & LoveStoned - Justin Timberlake...)
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