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Old 27-12-2019, 13:21   #1
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The Digital Fix Forums Albums of the Year 2019

It's that time of year again for anyone who wants to post their favourite albums of the year.

Last year I said it was "quantity over quality" well I'm glad to say this year the quality is well and truly up. I'd say any of my top 4 this year would have topped last years list.

1. Tool – Fear Inoculum
2. Rival Sons - Feral Roots
3. Opeth – In Cauda Venenum
4. Blacktop Mojo – Under The Sun
5. Rammstein - Rammstein
6. Phil Campbell – Old Lions Still Roar
7. Tom Hannay – The Fire Waits
8. Whitesnake – Flesh & Blood
9. John 5 – Invasion
10. Slipknot – We Are Not Your Kind

Just missing out on a top ten spot were:

The Cold Stares - Ways
The Black Keys – Let’s Rock
Bruce Soord – All This Will Be Yours
Texas Hippie Coalation – High In The Saddle
Lana Del Ray – Norman ******* Rockwell
FMA + 12 Gage – Parental Advisory
Stereophonics – Kind
Life Of Agony – The Sound Of Scars
The Heavy – Sons
Lindemann – F & M


Also worthy of a mention are:

Leo Sayer - Selfie
The Waterboys – Where The Action Is
Steve Earle - Guy
Townes Van Zandt – Sky Blue
Royal Republic – Club Majesty
Orville Peck – Pony
Status Quo – Backbone
Tesla – Shock
The Alarm – Sigma
Bring Me The Horizon – AMO
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Not much really grabbed me this year but these few are indispensable

Erland Cooper - Sule Skerry
Andrew Wasylyk - The Paralian
Taylor Swift - Lover
Kinbrae - Landforms
These New Puritans - Inside the Rose
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1. The Unseen Inbetween - Steve Gunn - one of the albums of the decade
2. WAYS - The Cold Stares
3. Feral Roots - Rival Sons
4. Fever Breaks - Josh Ritter
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Old 27-12-2019, 21:39   #4
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1. The Unseen Inbetween - Steve Gunn - one of the albums of the decade
Based on your choices for 2 and 3 I might have to check that album out.
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Can barely remember what I listen to these days. I blame convenience of streaming.

But here’s a few off the top:

1. Weyes Blood - Titantic Rising
2. Big Thief - Two Hands
3. Big Thief - U.F.O.F.
4. Reign Wolf - Hear Me Out
5. Nerija - Blume
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Based on your choices for 2 and 3 I might have to check that album out.
It's a different type of album but well worth a listen.
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In no particular order (apart from Nick Cave which is my album off the year)

Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds - Ghosteen
The National - I Am Easy To Find
The Specials - Encore
Fontaines DC - Dogrel
IQ - Resistance
Richard Dawson - 2020
The Hare and Hoofe - The Terror of Melton
The Yalla Yallas - Outsider
The Membranes - What Nature Gives… Nature Takes Away
Tool - Fear Inoculum

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1. Compliments Please - Self Esteem
2. Norman ******* Rockwell! - Lana Del Rey
3. KIWANUKA - Michael Kiwanuka
4. All Mirrors - Angel Olsen
5. The Center Won't Hold - Sleater-Kinney
6. Titanic Rising - Weyes Blood
7. Designer - Aldous Harding
8. Lover - Taylor Swift
9. Sunshine Rock - Bob Mould
10. Sucker Punch - Sigrid

11. Immunity - Clairo
12. Cry - Cigarettes After Sex
13. ExRe - ExRe
14. Any Human Friend - Marika Hackman
15. Beneath the Eyrie - Pixies
16. Two Hands - Big Thief
17. The Imperial - The Delines
18. About The Light - Steve Mason
19. Remind Me Tomorrow - Sharon Van Etten
20. Miss Universe - Nilüfer Yanya
21. Crushing - Julia Jacklin
22. 2020 - Richard Dawson
23. Heard It In A Past Life - Maggie Rogers
24. Beware of the Dogs - Stella Donnelly
25. What Life - Club Night
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It's a different type of album but well worth a listen.
I've given it a few plays and it's not a bad album. I really like Vagabond but his voice reminds me of another singer songwriter and I can't for the life of me think who.
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