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List: Mojo Magazine’s Top 50 Albums of the Year

Mojo Magazine January 2010

Here is UK music tome Mojo Magazine‘s best fifty albums of 2009. It’s a strange list, with a mixture, of well, everything. Read on…

50. Max Richter – Waltz With Bashir OST
49. Raekwon – Only Built 4 Cuban Linx… Pt II
48. Dan Auerbach – Keep It Hid
47. Bruce Springsteen – Working On a Dream
46. The Black Crowes – Before the Frost…

45. Cate Le Bon – Me Oh My
44. Mulatu Astatke & The Heliocentrics – Inspiration Informaton
43. Dead Man’s Bones – Dead Man’s Bones
42. Doug Paisley – Doug Paisley
41. Mos Def – The Ecstatic

40. Antony and the Johnsons – The Crying Light
39. Yoko Ono/Plastic Ono Band – Between My Head and the Sky
38. Sonic Youth – The Eternal
37. BLK JKS – After Robots
36. White Denim – Fits

35. Portico Quartet – Isla
34. Wilco – Wilco (The Album)
33. Leonard Cohen – Live in London
32. Wild Beasts – Two Dancers
31. Naomi Shelton and the Gospel Queens – What Have You Done, My Brother?

30. Staff Benda Bilili – Tres Tres Fort
29. Mastodon – Crack the Skye
28. Vetiver – Tight Knit
27. Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba – I Speak Fula
26. Neko Case – Middle Cyclone

25. Alasdair Roberts – Spoils
24. Vieux Farka Toure – Fondo
23. Arctic Monkeys – Humbug
22. The XX – XX
21. Bat for Lashes – Two Suns

20. Manic Street Preachers – Journal for Plague Lovers
19. Sunn O))) – Monoliths & Diamonds
18. Fever Ray – Fever Ray
17. The Phantom Band – Checkmate Savage
16. Dirty Projectors – Bitte Orca

15. Kasabian – The West Rider Pauper Lunatic Asylum
14. Mayer Hawthorne – A Strange Arrangement
13. Grizzly Bear – Veckatimest
12. The Low Anthem – Oh My God, Charlie Darwin
11. The Cribs – Ignore the Ignorant

10. Yeah Yeah Yeahs – It’s Blitz
09. Madness – The Liberty of Nolton Folgate
08. Fuck Buttons – Tarot Sport
07. Florence & the Machine – Lungs
06. Bob Dylan – Together Through Time

05. Tinariwen – Imidiwan: Companions
04. The Horrors – Primary Colours
03. Richard Hawley – Truelove’s Gutter
02. Bill Calahan – Sometimes I Wish I Were An Eagle
01. Animal Collective – Merriweather Post Pavilion

So, how many of these does the average listener/reader actually own?

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