Monday, December 21, 2009

Ben's Top Five Albums of 2009

At long last, here are my top five albums for the year of 2009 along with a track from each.

5. Girls - Album

Download: Girls - Lust for Life

4. The Harlem Shakes - Technicolor Health

Download: The Harlem Shakes - Sunlight

3. Matt and Kim - Grand

Download: Matt and Kim - Daylight

2. Passion Pit - Manners

Download: Passion Pit - Little Secrets

1. Julian Casablancas - Phrazes for the Young

Download: Julian Casablancas - 11th Dimension

Julian's Christmas-themed B-side.

Bonus 2:
James Mercer (The Shins) and Danger Mouse (Gnarls Barkley, The Gray Album, Beck's Modern Guilt) collaborated on an album under the moniker Broken Bells due out in March. The first single, The High Road, is out now for free on their site.