Sunday, December 18, 2005

SGN announces "Best Albums and Singles of 2005"

The Seattle Gay News is proud to announce its choices for the best albums and singles of 2005, featured as part of our "Best of Music 2005" section in this week's issue. The issue features an interview with Nick Harmer and Chris Walla of the Grammy nominated band Death Cab for Cutie. We recommend two local record stores, Sonic Boom and Easy Street, if you are interested in purchasing any of these titles.

Best Albums/CDs of 2005 (in order)

1 I Am A Bird Now - Antony and the Johnsons
2 Plans - Death Cab for Cutie
3 The Alternative to Love - Brendan Benson
4 Illinois - Sufjan Stevens
5 LCD Soundsystem - LCD Soundsystem
6 Late Registration - Kanye West
7 You Could Have It So Much Better - Franz Ferdinand
8 Nashville - Josh Rouse
9 Confessions on a Dance Floor - Madonna
10 X & Y - Coldplay

Best Singles/Tracks of 2005 (in order)

1 Feel Good Inc. - Gorillaz featuring De La Soul
2 High - James Blunt
3 Gold Digger - Kanye West
4 Daft Punk is Playing at My House - LCD Soundsystem
5 Hope There's Someone - Antony and the Johnsons
6 Since U Been Gone - Kelly Clarkson
7 Bucky Done Gun - M.I.A.
8 Soul Meets Body - Death Cab for Cutie
9 This is How a Heart Breaks - Rob Thomas
10 Juice Box - The Strokes

Photo of Kanye West, courtesy of Island/Def Jam Records

No comments: