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2011 Favorite Albums – also belated


Since I’ve put off taking the time to publish 2010 and 2011 lists until the end of 2012, I decided to abandon the write-ups I usually do for each album in favor of, you know, actually finally PUBLISHING them at all. So without further ado, here are my favorite albums of 2011 (as originally posted on Facebook in 2011):

Top Ten (alphabetically):

Black Keys – El Camino

Bon Iver – Bon Iver

Civil Wars – Barton Hollow

Cults – Cults

Dawes – Nothing is Wrong

The Head and the Heart – the Head and the Heart

Lykke Li – Wounded Rhymes

Frank Ocean – Nostalgia Ultra

Okkervil River – I am Very Far

Wilco – the Whole Love

Ten more I liked (alphabetically):

Blind Pilot – We are the Tide
Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jr. – It’s a Corporate World
Decemberists – The King is Dead
Fleet Foxes – Helplessness Blues
Foo Fighters – Wasting Light
Kanye West & Jay-Z – Watch the Throne
Kendrick Lamar – Section 8
Radiohead – the King of Limbs
Rutal Alberta Advantage – Departing
the Weeknd – House of Baloons