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2023 End Of Year Lists Now Being Added

Included on this page are selections that have been favourably reviewed in some or all of the following publications Mojo,Record Collector and Uncut plus any other publication Radio Station or web site that catches my ear.

The Year So Far Archive

2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011
2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018 | 2020
2021 | 2022 |

The year so far.... Latest Additions

Uncut - Ultimate Record Collection: The 1970's Pt.1
Uncut - Ultimate Record Collection: The 1970's Pt.2
The Gardian 100 Albums Of The 21st Century
Q Magazine Songs Of The Decade
Mojo - 50 Greatest Electronic Records
Various Publications - Best Of The Decade - 2010's
Uncut Guide To 1970's Prog Rock
Q Magazine - 112 Love Songs
Mojo - The 50 Greatest Songs Of Nick Cave
Q - 354 Albums To Blow Your Mind - 2020
Rolling Stone Top 500 Albums - 2020
1001 Albums You Must Hear - 2021 Update
Uncut's 300 Greatest Albums Of Uncut's Lifetime
Uncut - Greatest 500 Albums Of The 1960s - 2022
Record Collector - 70 Singles from 70 Years - 2022
Mercury Prize Nominations 2023
Uncut 500 Greatest Albums Of The 1970's

Rocklist Discography's

Bob Marley & The Wailers Discography
Frank Zappa & The Mothers
Teenage Fanclub Discography
Consumers Guide To Cover Versions
300 Instrumental Tracks
Lost Albums & Tracks
Consumers Guide To Island Records
Wonky Guide To Prog Rock
B Sides [Berried Tresure #3]
Consumers Guide To - Morrissey (Solo)
Consumers Guide - More Lost Albums
Consumers Guide To The Manic Street Preachers - Updated
Consumers Guide To Creation Records
R.E.M. Discography
Cover Versions -
Updated 2019
40 Years Of Virgin Records

Consumers Guide To Yacht Rock
The Best Music You've Never Herd

In The Shops Soon (UK)


Peter Gabriel - i/o
The Cure - Songs Of A Lost World
Smashing Pumpkins - Atum
Lucinda Williams
The Rolling Stones
Roy Harper
The Faces
Scritti Politti
Jackson Browne
Michael Stipe
Stevie Nicks
My Bloody Valentine
Frank Ocean
The XX

Oh .. and a few from Neil Young


In approximate order that they were released.

Neil Young And Crazy Horse - World Record
Weyes Blood - And In The Darkness, Hearts Grow
Ezra Collective - Where I'm Meant To Be
Sweet Billy Pilgrim - Somapolis
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard - Changes
Richard Dawson - The Ruby Cord
John Cale - Mercy
Meg Baird - Furling
Guided By Voices - La La Land
Gaz Coombes - Turn The Car Around

Billy Nomates

Billy Nomates - Cacti
Belle & Sebastian - Late Developers
Iggy Pop - Every Loser
Todd Rundgren - Space Force
Margo Price - Strays
Dave Rowntree - Radio Songs
SAULT - 11
Sweet Baboo - The Wreakage
The Murder Capital - Gigi's Recovery
The Necks - Travel
Robert Forster - The Candle & The Flame
Lisa O'Neil - All Of This Is Chance
Avey Tare - 7s
Joe Henry - All The Eye Can See
Ryuchi Sakamoto - 12
Orbital - Optical Delusion
Yo La Tengo - This Stupid World
Young Fathers - Heavy Heavy
Philip Selway - Strange Dance
Sunny War - Anarchist Gospel
Gorillaz - Cracker Island
Quasi - Breaking The Balls Of History
Unthank : Smith - Nowhere & Everywhere
Hamish Hawk - Angel Numbers
The Necks - Travel
Little Simz - No Thank You
Ryuichi Sakamoto - 12
Plank - Future Of The Sea
The Waeve - The Waeve
The Smile - ..At Montreux Jazz Festival 2022
Lonnie Holley - Oh Me Oh My
The Long Riders - September November
Van Morrison - Moving On Skiffle
London Brew - London Brew
Steve Mason - Brothers & Sisters
Unknow Mortal Orchestra - V

Lankum - False Lankum. Rough Trade.

Lankum - False Lankum
Gruff Rhys - The Almond & The Seahorse OST
U2 - Songs Of Surrender
Everything But The Girl - Fuse
Arooj Aftab, Vijay Iyer & Shahzad Ismaily - Love In Exile
Depeche Mode - Memento Mori
Natalie Merchant - Keep Your Courage
Talbot, Molina, Lofgren & Young - All Roads Lead Home
Feist - Multitudes
Steve Gunn & David Moore - Reflections Vol.1: Let The Moon Be A Planet
The Hold Steady - The Price Of Progress
Graham Nash - Now

The Last Rotation Of Earth | BC Camplight

BC Camplight - The Last Rotation Of Earth

The Record (Boygenius album) - Wikipedia

Boygenius - The Record
SBT - Joan Of All

Fuse (Everything but the Girl album) - Wikipedia

Everything But The Girl - Fuse
Sparks - The Girl Is Crying In Her Latte

First Two Pages of Frankenstein - Wikipedia

The National - First Two Pages Of Frankenstein
Gabriels - Angels & Queens (Full Album)
Arlo Parks - My Soft Machine
Alison Goldfrapp - The Love Invention
Califone - Villagers
Paul Simon - Seven Palms
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds - Council Skies
Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit - Weathervanes
Bettye Lavette - Lavette!
This Is The Kit - Careful Of Your Keepers
Dexys - The Feminine Devine
Cat Stevens/Yusuf - King Of A Land
Bob Dylan - Shadow Kingdom
PJ Harvey - I Inside The Old Year Dying
Queens Of The Stoneage - In Times New Roman
Foo Fighters - But Here We Are
Blur - The Ballad Of Darren
Public Image Limited - End Of World
Blake Mills - Jelly Road
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy - Keeping Secrets Will Destroy You
Hiss Golden Messenger - Jump For Joy
Nills Lofgren - Mountains
Nicky Wire - Intimism (Download Only)
Dream Wife - Social Lubrication
Rhiannon Giddens - You're The One
The Coral - Sea Of Mirrors/Holy Joe's Coral Island Medicine Show

Pretenders 2023

Pretenders - Relentless

Teenage Fanclub 2023

Teenage Fanclub - Nothing Lasts Forever
Willie J. Healey - Bunny
Alice Cooper - Road
Slowdive - Everything Is Alive
Jonathan Wilson - Eat The Worm
Teddy Thompson - My Love Of Country
Romy - Mid Air
Public Service Broadcasting - This New Noise
Wilco - Cousin
The Chemical Brothers - For That Beautiful Feeling
The Handsome Family - Hollow

Graham Parker 2023

Graham Parker & The Goldtops - Last Chance To Learn The Twist
Michelle Stodart - Invention

Steven Wilson 2023

Steven Wilson - The Harmony Codex
The National - Laugh Track

Sufjan Stevens 2023

Sufjan Stevens - Javelin

AC - 2023

Animal Collective - Isn't It Now?
Israel Nash - Ozarker
Modern Nature - No Fixed Point In Space
The Rolling Stones - Hackney Diamonds
Madness - Theatre Of The Absurd Presents C'est La Vie
Beirut - Hadsel
Jeffrey Martin - Thank God We Left The Garden
Dylan Leblanc - Coyote
Van Morrison - Accentuate The Positive
Peter Gabriel - i/o
Neil Young - Before And After
Vince Clarke - Songs Of Silence
Bill Ryder-Jones - Iechyd Da
OMD - Bauhaus Staircase
Smoke Faries - Carried In Sound

Re Issues/Compilations

World Party - Egyptology
Queens Of The Stone Age - QOTSA (1st)
Yellow - Stella
Steely Dan - Can't Buy A Thrill
New Oredr - Low-Life (Definitive Edition)
Gong - Magick Brother
Alabama Shakes - Boys & Girls : 10th Anniversery Deluxe Edition
Lightships - Electric Cables
Loudon Wainwright III - Loudon Wainwright III/Album II
Thin Lizzy - Live And Dangerous - Super Deluxe Edition
John Martyn - The Apprentice
Frank Zappa - Waka/Warzoo
Echo & The Bunnymen - Evergreen
Solomon Burke - Don't Give Up On Me
Queen - The Miracle: Collectors Edition
The Monkees - Headquarters
John Lee Hooker - Burnon'
Barry Adamson - I Will Set You Free/Know Where To Run
Tori Amos - Little Earthquakes
Mogwai - Young Team/Come On Die Young
Booker T & The MG's - Green Onions
Robert Palmer - The Island Years 1974-1985
John Lee Hooker - Burnin': 60th Anniversary
Neutral Milk Hotel - The Collective Works
Elvis Costello & Burt Bacharach - Songs of Costello & Bacharach
Genesis - BBC Broadcasts
The Strokes - The Singles - Volume 1
The Pretty Things - The Complete Studio Albums 1965-2020
David Bowie - Aladdin Sane - 50th Anniversary
Elton John - Honky Chateau
Pink Floyd - Dark Side Of The Moon 50th Anniversary
Orchestral Manoevres In The Dark - Dazzle Ships
Ten Years After - A Space In Time
Calexico - Feast Of Wire: 20th Anniversary Edition
10cc - The Original Soundtrack
BEF - Music For Stowaways
The Lemonheads - Come On Feel The Lemonheads
Pernice Brothers - Overcome By Happiness: 25th Anniversary Edition
Grant Lee Buffalo - Fuzzy
Neil Young - The Ducks - High Flyin' - Somewhwe Under The Rainbow.
Sharon Van Etten - Tramp (Anniversary Edition)
Tears For Fears - The Hurting
Richard Thompson - Henry The Human Fly
Lloyd Cole & The Commotions - Rattlesnakes/Easy Pieces/Mainstream
The Hidden Cameras - The Smell Of Our Own
Family - Anyway
Wishbone Ash - Argus: 50the Anniversary Edition
The Moody Blues - To Our Children's Children's Children
Michael Nesmith - Pretty Much Your Standard Ranch Stash
Mike Oldfield - Tubular Bells 50th Anniversary Edition
Daft Punk - Random Access Memories: 10th Anniversary Edition
The Teardrop Explodes - Culture Bunker - 1978-82
AR Kane - ARKive
Matt Berry - Kill The Wolf
Drive-By Truckers - The Complete Dirty South
The Cinematic Orchestra - Every Day : 20th Anniversary Edition
T.Rex - 1973: Whatever Happend To The Teenage Dream
Arthur Russell - A Picture Of A Bunny Rabit
Stackridge - Stackridge
Tom Waits - Closing Time
The White Stripes - Elephunt (Deluxe)
Pet Shop Boys - Smash - The Singles
Alice Cooper - Killer/Schools Out [Deluxe]
The Teardrop Explodes - Culture Bunker - 1978-1982
Frank Zappa - Funky Nothingness
Steely Dan - Countdown To Ecstacy
Little Feat - Sailin' Shoes/Dixie Chicken
Kevin Ayers - Falling Up
Nick Lowe - Dig My Mood
Talking Heads - Stop Making Sense
Neil Young - Official Release Series Volume 5
Suede - Suede (30)
Neil Young - Chrome Dreams
Sparklehorse - Bird Machine
Fun Boy Three - The Complete...
Tom Waits - Franks Wild Years/Swardfishtrombones/Rain Dogs
David Bowie - Ziggy Stardust.. The Motion Picture
Boo Radleys - Giant Steps
R.E.M. - Reveal/Accelerate
Robin Trower - Twice Removed From Yesterday
Steely Dan - Pretzel Logic
Super Furry Animals - Phantom Power
The Who - Who's Next/Life House
Pharoah Saunders - Pharoah
The Replacements - Tim: Let It Bleed Edition
Greatful Dead - Wake Of The Flood
Bob Marley - Catch A Fire (50th Anniversary)
David Bowie - Pin Ups (50th Anniversary)
Bryan Ferry - Mamouna (Deluxe Edition)
New Order - Substance 1987
Nirvana - In Utero
Sinead O'Connor - Universal Mother
Prince - Diamonds & Pearls (Deluxe)
R.E.M - Up (25th Anniversary)
Acetone - I'm Still Waiting
Bob Dylan - The Complete Budokan 1978
Shack - Here's Tom With The Weather
The Black Crows - The Southers Harmony & Musical Companion [Super Deluxe]
The Beatles - 1962-1966 / 1967-1970
Kate Bush - The Red Shoes/Dirctors Cut
Oasis - The Masterplan



Young Fathers - I Saw
Gabriels - Angels & Queens
Hot Chip - Broken
Billy Nomates - Balance Is Gone
Hot Chip - Frekout/Release
Billy Nomates - Spite
Gaz Coombs - Long Live The Strange
GOAT - Do The Dance
Romy - Strong
Jock Strap - Greatest Hits
Peter Gabriel - Panopticom
Belle & Sebastian - When We Were Very Young
Daughter - Bo On Your Way
Kendricl Lemar - Count On Me
Peter Gabriel - i/o
The National - Tropic Morning News
Suede - The Boy On The Stage
Young Fathers - Rice
The Murder Capital - Return My Head
Arctic Monkeys - Sculptures Of Anything Goes
Gorillaz - Silent Running
Hamish Hawk - Money
Seun Kuti & Black Thought - African Dreams
Bjork - Ovule
Depeche Mode - Ghosts Again
Everything But The Girl - Nothing Left To Lose
Janelle Monae - Float
Beck - Thinking About You
Orbital - Are You Alive?
BC Camplight - Last Rotation Of Earth
Billie Marten - I can't Get My Head Around You
Fontaines D.C. - Cello Song
Gaz Coombes - Turn The Car Around
Sparks - The Girl Is Crying In Her Latte
BD Camplight - Kicking Up A Fuss
Arlo Parks -Blades
Belle & Sebastian - When You're Not With Me
Jockstrap - Debra
PJ Harvey - A Childs Question, August
Foo Fighters - Rescued
Blur - The Narcissist
Sparks - Nothing Is As Good As They Say
Four Tet - Three Drums
Romy - Enjoy Your Life
Daughter - Dandelion
Gabriels - Glory
Nitin Sawnhey & Guy Garvey - Darling Boy
PJ Harvey - I Inside The Old I Dying
Depeche Mode - People Are Good
Yard Act - Trench Coat Museum
Queens Of The Stoneage - Paper Machete
Arlo Parks - Devotion
Boy Genius - Cool About It
BC Camplight - I'm Ugly
PJ Harvey - Lwonsome Tonight
This Is The Kit - Stuck In A Room
First Aid Kit - Everybody's Got To Learn
Willie J. Healy - Woke Up Smiling
The Beatles - Now And Then