Sunday, January 01, 2012

UK Blogger Albums Of 2011 Poll Results

For the seventh year - check the tag - we present the hip list poll of polls, a bringing together of the UK music blogging and DIY magazining elite (or at least those that did lists) to determine what the online hivemind made as the best anyone recorded in 2011. Our steering group this time around largely comprises the following: 17 Seconds, Alphabet Bands, And Everyone's A DJ, The Auditorium, Aye Tunes, Both Bars On, Bowlegs, Breaking More Waves, The Daily Growl, Dots & Dashes, Drunken Werewolf, Eaten By Monsters, Echoes And Dust, Flying With Anna, Folly Of Youth, Give Pop A Chance!, God Is In The TV, GoldFlakePaint, Hotcakes, I Prefer Their Older Stuff, In League With Paton, It's All Indie, Just Music That I Like, Just Played, Keep Pop Loud, The Metaphorical Boat, Monobrow, Mudkiss, Music Fans Mic, Music Liberation, Muso's Guide, Nu Rave Brain Wave, Parallax View, Peenko, Pinglewood, The Pigeon Post, Ragged Glories, The Recommender, Song By Toad, themilkfactory, The Pop Cop, The Sound Of The Overground, There Goes The Fear, This Music Wins, This Must Be Pop, Useless Chamber, The Von Pip Musical Express, Wait For The Click.

Without further ado, the results are:

75 COLDPLAY - Mylo Xyloto
74 COLD WAR KIDS - Mine Is Yours
73 GRAILS - Deep Politics
72 KATE BUSH - 50 Words For Snow
71 BRAIDS - Native Speaker
70 GRUFF RHYS - Hotel Shampoo
69 WALLS - Coracle
68 BATTLES - Gloss Drop
67 BALAM ACAB - Wander/Wonder
66 OTHER LIVES - Tamer Animals
65 THE VACCINES - What Did You Expect From The Vaccines?
64 DESTROYER - Kaputt
63 PETE AND THE PIRATES - One Thousand Pictures
61 GIRLS - Father, Son, Holy Ghost
60 BOMBAY BICYCLE CLUB - A Different Kind Of Fix
59 KATY B - On A Mission
58 NICOLA ROBERTS - Cinderella's Eyes
56 THE NAKED AND FAMOUS - Passive Me, Aggressive You
55 WASHED OUT - Within And Without
54 MOGWAI - Hardcore Will Never Die But You Will
53 SUMMER CAMP - Welcome To Condale
52 DUM DUM GIRLS - Only In Dreams
51 THE WEEKND - House Of Balloons

50 BEERJACKET - The White Feather Trail
49 FUCKED UP - David Comes To Life
48 VERONICA FALLS - Veronica Falls
47 BRITISH SEA POWER - Valhalla Dancehall
46 TOM WAITS - Bad As Me
45 TIM HECKER - Ravedeath, 1972
44 LANTERNS ON THE LAKE - Gracious Tide Take Me Home
43 MAZES - A Thousand Heys
42 GILLIAN WELCH - The Harrow And The Harvest
41 LOW - C'Mon
40 WU LYF - Go Tell Fire To The Mountain
39 LOS CAMPESINOS! - Hello Sadness
38 THE GO! TEAM - Rolling Blackouts
37 ANNA CALVI - Anna Calvi
36 ARCTIC MONKEYS - Suck It And See
35 NICOLAS JAAR - Space Is Only Noise
33 BJORK - Biophilia
32 ADAM STAFFORD - Build a Harbour Immediately
31 GANG GANG DANCE - Eye Contact

30 ADELE - 21
29 BILL WELLS & AIDAN MOFFAT - Everything's Getting Older
28 THE WAR ON DRUGS - Slave Ambient
26 METRONOMY - The English Riviera
25 LYKKE LI - Wounded Rhymes
24 THE ANTLERS - Burst Apart
23 WILD FLAG - Wild Flag
22 BILL CALLAHAN - Apocalypse
21 JOHNNY FOREIGNER - Johnny Foreigner vs Everything

20 GHOSTPOET - Peanut Butter Blues And Melancholy Jam
19 ROB ST JOHN - Weald
18 AUSTRA - Feel It Break
17 EMMY THE GREAT - Virtue
16 ELBOW - Build A Rocket Boys!
15 THE HORRORS - Skying
14 LAURA MARLING - A Creature I Don't Know
12 JOSH T PEARSON - Last Of The Country Gentlemen
11 KURT VILE - Smoke Ring For My Halo

10 EMA - Past Life Martyred Saints
Video: California

9 ST VINCENT - Strange Mercy
Video: Cruel

8 NOAH AND THE WHALE - Last Night On Earth

7 JAMES BLAKE - James Blake
Video: The Wilhelm Scream

6 FLEET FOXES - Helplessness Blues
Video: The Shrine/An Argument

5 RADIOHEAD - The King Of Limbs
Video: Lotus Flower

4 WILD BEASTS - Smother
Video: Bed Of Nails

3 tUnE-yArDs - w h o k i l l
Video: Gangsta

2 BON IVER - Bon Iver
Video: Holocene

1 PJ HARVEY - Let England Shake
Video: The Words That Maketh Murder


Christopher McBride said...

Even though it didn't make our top 10, PJ Harvey is a worthy winner. Nice to see a lot of love for Emmy the Great too.

The Metaphorical Boat.

Breaking More Waves Blog said...

Leigh from Just Music That I Like blog has noticed a very interesting point about this poll and the 'paid critics poll' and some similarities.

Have a look here