2007 Albums

Best Albums of 2007

It's the time of year music fans live for: The End. Jim, Greg and music enthusiasts everywhere have made lists for the Best Albums of 2007. Tune in to see how their picks match up with yours.

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Best of 2007

It's a critic and a music fan's favorite time of year. Jim and Greg run down their top albums for 2007. You can view their complete lists below.

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Featured Songs

  1. The Sonics,“Strychnine,”Here Are the Sonics, 1965
  2. Kanye West,“Flashing Lights,”Graduation, 2007
  3. El-P,“Up All Night,”I‘ll Sleep When You’re Dead, 2007
  4. Modest Mouse,“Fire it Up,”We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank, 2007
  5. Robert Plant and Alison Krauss,“Fortune Teller,”Raising Sand, 2007
  6. LCD Soundsystem,“North American Scum,”Sound of Silver, 2007
  7. Tim Fite, "Camouflage", Over the Counter Culture, 2007
  8. Radiohead,“Bodysnatchers,”In Rainbows, 2007
  9. Dan Deacon,“Crystal Cat,”Spiderman of the Rings, 2007
  10. Besnard Lakes,“Devastation,”The Besnard Lakes are the Dark Horse, 2007
  11. Glenn Mercer,“Another Last Time,”Wheels in Motion, 2007
  12. Apples in Stereo,“Energy,”New Magnetic Wonder, 2007
  13. Low,“Always Fade,”Drums and Guns, 2007
  14. Panda Bear,“Bros,”Person Pitch, 2007
  15. M.I.A.,“20 Dollar,”Kala, 2007
  16. Grinderman,“No Pussy Blues,”Grinderman, 2007
  17. Mavis Staples,“Turn Me Around,”We'll Never Turn Back, 2007
  18. Blondie,“Hanging on the Telephone,”Parallel Lines, 1978
  19. Tori Amos,“Body and Soul,”American Doll Posse, 2007
  20. The 1900s,“Two Ways,”Cold and Kind, 2007


uk.com In Rainbows Discbox amazon.com Spiderman of the Rings on Amazon metacritic.com Person Pitch on Metacritic chicagotribune.com Greg Kot's full Best of 2007 List