As anybody who's been paying attention will tell you, 2010 has been a great year for music. There have been some phenomenal releases from every genre, and plenty of established acts created out-of-the-box masterpieces (the best of which take up the top 5 positions on my list). Last year I didnít rank my favorite albums, but Iím going to muscle through it this time because I think itís important. Thereís three hip-hop/rap albums, a soundtrack, and some good old-fashioned rock and roll. Enjoy.
Album of the Year list:
10. Neon Trees - Neon Trees
Each track on this album wormed its way into my brain, the long white wires of my iPod headphones serving as tunnels directly into my skull. Though the enveloping synths and woah-oh...[read more]