Tuesday, 6 July 2010

5 Best Popular Music Albums Of The Past Five Years

Following on the theme of Fives, here are Eyewear's pick of the best pop music albums to have been released and reviewed since the blog began five years ago:

In no order, my shortlist of 15 - all of which I have loved - is:

L'il Wayne - The Carter III
Keane - Perfect Symmetry
Amy Winehouse - Back to Black
Radiohead - In Rainbows
The xx - eponymous
Grizzly Bear - Veckatimest
Fleet Foxes - eponymous
Vampire Weekend - eponymous
The Verve - Forth
Paul Weller - Wake Up The Nation
The Shins - Wincing The Night Away
Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Show Your Bones
Lady Gaga - The Fame
Joanna Newsom - Ys
RHCP - Stadium Arcadium


I believe the five albums I have selected are the most culturally significant, and musically important, of this period -

Back to Black
In Rainbows
The Fame
Fleet Foxes
The xx
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