Sunday, January 04, 2009

The Disastrous Rocktimists UK Pop Critics Poll 2008 Album Results


Here they are, the top 63 albums of the year (that's everything that got ten points or above), as determined by UK pop critics:

Place Total Points Artist Title
1 80 Portishead Third
2 55 Elbow Seldom Seen Kid, The
3 42 Hold Steady, The Stay Positive
4 36 Vampire Weekend Vampire Weekend
4 36 TV on the Radio Dear Science
5 35 Late of the Pier Fantasy Black Channel
5 35 Los Campesinos! Hold On Now, Youngster…
6 34 Lindstrøm Where You Go I Go Too
6 34 Erykah Badu New Amerykah Part One (4th World War)
7 30 Bon Iver For Emma, Forever Ago
8 28 Bug, The London Zoo
9 27 Indelicates, The American Demo
10 26 Hercules & Love Affair Hercules & Love Affair
10 26 Cut Copy In Ghost Colours
11 25 Fuck Buttons Street Horrrsing
12 24 Abe Vigoda Skeleton
13 22 Crystal Castles Crystal Castles
13 22 Frightened Rabbit Midnight Organ Fight, The
14 21 Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!!
14 21 Wave Pictures, The Instant Coffee Baby
15 19 Shearwater Rook
16 19 Tricky Knowle West Boy
16 18 Why? Alopecia
16 18 Wild Beasts Limbo, Panto
16 18 Caretaker, The Persistent Repetition of Phrases
17 17 Koushik Out My Window
17 17 Stereo Image S/T
18 16 Los Campesinos! We Are Beautiful, We Are Doomed
18 16 M83 Saturdays=Youth
18 16 Fall, The Imperial Wax Solvent
18 16 Kanye West 808s & Heartbreak
19 15 Lil Wayne Tha Carter III
19 15 Be Your Own Pet Get Awkward
19 15 Benge Twenty Systems 1968-1988
19 15 Gang Gang Dance Saint Dymphna
20 14 Half Man Half Biscuit CSI Ambleside
21 13 Howlin' Rain Magnificent Fiend
21 13 Polar Bear Polar Bear
22 12 Arthur Russell Love Is Overtaking Me
22 12 Elzhi Preface, The
22 12 Youthmovies Good Nature
23 11 Roots Manuva Slime & Reason
23 11 Metronomy Nights Out
23 11 Okkervil River Stand Ins, The
24 10 British Sea Power Do You Like Rock Music?
24 10 Bloc Party Intimacy
24 10 No Age Nouns
24 10 Silver Jews Lookout Mountain, Lookout Sea
24 10 Skull Disco Soundboy's Gravestone Gets Desecrated By Vandals
24 10 volcano! Paperwork
24 10 Black Dog, The Radio Scarecrow
24 10 Fat Ray & Black Milk Set Up, The
24 10 Girl Talk Feed The Animals
24 10 Gregory and the Hawk Moenie and Kitchi
24 10 Grouper Dragging A Dead Deer Up A Hill
24 10 James Blackshaw Litany Of Echoes
24 10 Journey To Ixtlan Journey To Ixtlan
24 10 Kelley Polar I Need You To Hold On While the Sky is Falling
24 10 Max Tundra Parallax Error Beheads You
24 10 of Montreal Skeletal Lamping
24 10 Q-Tip Renaissance, The
24 10 Thomas White I Dream Of Black
24 10 Those Dancing Days In Our Space Hero Suits

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