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The Top One Albums Of 2007

by on Jan.02, 2008, under The Rest

I somewhat forgot to listen to new music last year. So, well, I’m catching up now as everyone tells me what I should have been listening to with their lists. I mean, man, I didn’t listen to Burial’s Untrue, Jens Lekman’s Night Falls Over Kortedala, Dan Deacon, The New Pornographers… oh you name it, I didn’t listen.

Also, some stalwarts let me down by either releasing nothing, or releasing crap. Most guilty of this would be Rilo Kiley’s devastatingly tedious Under The Blacklight. It’s as if Jenny Lewis took all the folk and fun for her solo album, leaving the band with a clinical and depressingly mediocre series of songs.

But I did listen to Cloud Cult.

Which means:

1) Cloud Cult: The Meaning of 8

I’ve listened to their 2005 album, Advice From The Happy Hippopotamus, so very many times. The Meaning Of 8 is even better. I can’t be arsed writing about it, so you’ll just have to accept that I’m right. Watch/Listen to this:

And this:

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