Top 10 Albums and Top 65 Songs of 2014

This was a year of many great songs, but not many great albums. Not that I can say I listened to all of them. Below are my Top 10 Albums of the year, and my Top 65 Songs (as I couldn’t limit it to 50 this year):

Top 10 Albums:

1. Crow BaitSliding Through the Halls of Fate
2. First Aid KitStay Gold
3. Curtis HardingSoul Power
4. Broken BellsAfter the Disco
5. AugustinesAugustines
6. Ben HowardI Forget Where We Were
7. Delta SpiritInto the Wide
8. Roll the TanksBroke Til Midnight
9. Mariachi El BronxMariachi El Bronx III
10. Future IslandsSingles

Honorable Mentions: The War on DrugsLost in the Dream, Drive-By TruckersEnglish Oceans, The Hold SteadyTeeth Dreams, You+MeRose Ave

Top 65 Songs:

1. Crow Bait83
2. James BayIf You Ever Want to Be In Love
3. Bryce VineSour Patch Kids
4. Willie NelsonThe Wall
5. Curtis HardingSurf
6. Broken BellsLeave it Alone
7. Circa ZeroLevitation
8. First Aid KitStay Gold
9. Lake Street DriveBad Self Portraits
10. BleachersI Wanna Get Better
11. Future Islands – Seasons (Waiting On You)
12. Jamie T – The Prophet
13. Jack White – Lazaretto
14. Bruce Springsteen – American Skin (41 Shots)
15. The War on Drugs – Red Eyes
16. The Fray – Wherever This Goes
17. Atmosphere – My Lady Got Two Men
18. The Madden Brothers – We Are Done
19. Damon Albarn – Photographs (You Are Taking Now)
20. The Both – Milwaukee
21. Foster the People – Coming of Age
22. David Gray – Gulls
23. Walk the Moon – Shut Up and Dance
24. Ben Howard – I Forget Where We Were
25. Augustines – Walkabout
26. Max Collins – Sports Bar
27. Taking Back Sunday – Stood a Chance
28. Nikki Lane – Seein’ Double
29. The Gaslight Anthem – Sweet Morphine
30. Death – We’re Gonna Make It
31. Strand of Oaks – For Me
32. Passenger – Scare Away the Dark
33. Kevin Miso – Zombie
34. Drive-By Truckers – Grand Canyon
35. Blanco, Husalah & Kokane – Grief and His Due
36. Bon Iver – Heavenly Father
37. Cloud Nothings – No Thoughts
38. Against Me! – Dead Friend
39. Ryan Adams – Tired of Giving Up
40. Afghan Whigs – Algiers
41. The Lawrence Arms – Paradise Shitty
42. Robert Plant – Rainbow
43. The Hold Steady – Oaks
44. Bike for Three! – Heart as Hell
45. Cold War Kids – First
46. Damien Rice – The Greatest Bastard
47. Taylor Mcferrin – Postpartum
48. George Ezra – Budapest
49. Foo Fighters – In the Clear
50. Sun Kil Moon – Carissa
51. Gruff Rhys – American Interior
52. Tove Lo – Habits (Stay High)
53. The Decemberists – Make You Better
54. Ray LaMontagne – Supernova
55. Wild Cub – Thunder Clatter
56. Yelawolf – Till It’s Gone
57. Eno . Hyde – Daddy’s Car
58. Antemasque – In the Lurch
59. Pixies – Snakes
60. Lagwagon – Reign
61. Young the Giant – Mind Over Matter
62. Brody Dalle – Underwold
63. Tune-Yards – Water Fountain
64. Sturgill Simpson – Turtles All the Way Down
65. Chrissy Hynde – Dark Sunglasses

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