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Music Blog Zeitgeist 2009

Top 50 Artists of 2009 Top 50 Albums of 2009 Top Songs of 2009

The Top 50 Albums of 2009 sourced from 550 bloggers personal Top 10 lists weighted according to their ranking.
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TOP 50 ALBUMS OF 2009 50-41 40-31 30-21 20-11 10-1
  1. 50Mumford & Sons • Sigh No More

    “Evocative harmonising vocals + double bass and banjo = awesome.” — Insanity In Numbers

  2. 49Brand New • Daisy

    “...difficult and perplexing listen but beautiful and rewarding at the same time” — Kyle Bunkin

  3. 47Kid Cudi • Man on the Moon: The End of Day

    “Cudi articulates a sense of alienation vis-a-vis hip-hop, mass culture, and life in general over languorous, Sudafed-soaked melodies and bleak beats punctuated with distorted guitar riffs and melancholy orchestral hums.” — Stereo Subversion

  4. 46Neon Indian • Psychic Chasms

    “...throwing on your earbuds and listening to this album will make you forget all about the cold” — Letters Home From Camp

  5. 45Fanfarlo • Reservoir

    “...a fantastic collection of layered instruments and voice, building in both sound and intensity.” — Where? Wear? Ware? House

  6. 44Manchester Orchestra • Mean Everything To Nothing

    “Andy Hull spits some fantastic prose and flawlessly switches from charming sincerity to disturbing anguish at the drop of a hat.” — Get Fresh.

  7. 43The Big Pink • A Brief History of Love

    “Huge without being silly, atmospheric without being limpid, it's just booming, thundering neo-shoegazer of the finest variety.” — Central Target

  8. 42La Roux • La Roux

    “A throwback to 80's music like Depeche Mode and Duran Duran but fits perfectly in 2009.” — Art Nouveau Magazine

  9. 41Monsters Of Folk • Monsters Of Folk

    “Getting all these egos together could have been a disaster, but as it turned out, Monsters of Folk is an effort worth the wait, and the time.” — Each Note Secure

Creative Commons License The Music Blog Zeitgeist data is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License. It was compiled from 551 lists. You can also download the data used to prepare these lists here: raw data, compiled data.

MON, JAN 4 TUE, JAN 5 WED, JAN 6 THU, JAN 7 FRI, JAN 8
50 ALBUMS 50-41 40-31 30-21 20-11 10-1



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