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List: Uncut Magazine’s Top 50 Albums of 2009

Uncut Magazine

Another week, another top albums of the year list. To go with all the decade ones (The AV Club’s is the best I’ve seen so far, btw), here’s Uncut Magazine‘s latest from the new issue which came out yesterday.

50. Kurt Vile – Childish Prodigy
49. Jay-Z – The Blueprint 3
48. Raphael Saadiq – The Way I See It
47. Alasdair Roberts – Spoils
46. Broadcast & The Focus Group – …Investigate Witch Cults Of The Radio Age

45. Richmond Fontaine – We Used To Think The Freeway Sounded Like A River
44. Reigning Sound – Love And Curses
43. Bruce Springsteen – Working On A Dream
42. Richard Hawley – Truelove’s Gutter
41. Van Morrison – Astral Weeks Live At The Hollywood Bowl

40. The Felice Brothers – Yonder Is The Cock
39. Cornershop – Judy Sucks On A Lemon For Breakfast
38. Arctic Monkeys – Humbug
37. Dinosaur Jr – Farm
36. Fuck Buttons – Tarot Sport

35. Tinariwen – Imidiwan: Companions
34. Trembling Bells – Carberth
33. Duke And The King – Nothing Gold Can Stay
32. Iggy Pop – Preliminaries
31. The Dead Weather – Horehound

30. Jim O’ Rourke – The Visitor
29. PJ Harvey & John Parish – A Woman A Man Walked By
28. Madness – The Liberty Of Norton Folgate
27. Yo La Tengo – Popular Songs
26. The Unthanks – Here’s The Tender Coming

25. Sunn 0))) – Monoliths And Dimensions
24. Micachu And The Shapes – Jewellery
23. Manic Street Preachers – Journal For Plague Lovers
22. Alela Diane – To Be Still
21. Low Anthem – Oh My God, Charlie Darwin

20. The Horrors – Primary Colours
19. Sonic Youth – The Eternal
18. Graham Coxon – The Spinning Top
17. Doves – Kingdom Of Rust
16. Florence And The Machine – Lungs

15. Bassekou Kouyate And Ngoni Ba – I Speak Fula
14. The Flaming Lips – Embryonic
13. White Denim – Fits
12. Fever Ray – Fever Ray
11. Bill Callaham – Sometimes I Wish We Were An Eagle

10. Phoenix – Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
9. Yeah Yeah Yeahs – It’s Blitz!
8. Grizzly Bear – Veckatimest
7. Wilco – Wilco (The Album)
6. The XX – The XX

5. Wild Beasts – Two Dancers
4. Bob Dylan – Together Through Life
3. Dirty Projectors – Bitte Orca
2. Super Furry Animals – Dark Days/Light Years
1. Animal Collective – Merriweather Post Pavilion

Far from the best list so far, but at least the Felice Brothers’ Yonder is the Clock is on there. What an album. My number 1 and number 2 aren’t though. I’m doing preliminary listing now. So my list should be coming some time in early December.

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