Macro to Micro, Pt 1: 10 Ace Albums of 2010

I can hardly believe it’s been a year since the last countdown (especially considering those posts got the most continuous hits even today), but here we are.  I’m looking forward to counting down the best albums released during 2010, are you?  But first, a quick nod to those that should be part of someone’s top 10, but just didn’t cut it here (in most cases, they are spectacular, but for whatever reason, I just didn’t listen to them as much):

Belle & Sebastian | Belle & Sebastian Write About Love
Plain White T’s | Wonders of the Younger
Katy Perry | Teenage Dream
David Byrne & Fatboy Slim | Here Lies Love
Goldfrapp | Head First
Kanye West | My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

10.  LCD Soundsystem
This is Happening
Released: May 17, 2010
Favourite tracks:  All I Want, I Can Change


9. Marina & the Diamonds
The Family Jewels
Released: February 15, 2010
Favourite tracks: Hermit the Frog, Mowgli’s Road


8. Hurts
Happiness
Released: September 6, 2010
Favourite tracks: Wonderful Life, Better than Love

 

7. Kylie Minogue
Aphrodite
Released: June 30, 2010
Favourite tracks:  Heartstrings, Get Outta My Way


6. Kelis
Fleshtone
Released: May 14, 2010
Favourite tracks:  Scream, Brave

 

5. I Am Arrows
Sun Comes Up Again
Released: August 16, 2010
Favourite tracks: So Long Ago, Green Grass

 

4. Caro Emerald
Deleted Scenes from the Cutting Room Floor
Released: January 29, 2010
Favourite tracks:  Stuck, A Night Like This

 

3. Uffie
Sex Dreams Denim Dreams
Released: January 29, 2010
Favourite tracks:  Difficult, Sex Dreams and Denim Jeans

 

2. Vampire Weekend
Contra
Released: January 11, 2010
Favourite tracks:  White Sky, Diplomat’s Son

 

1. Robyn
Body Talk
Released: November 22, 2010
Favourite tracks:  Get Myself Together, Stars 4ever, Dancehall Queen, Indestructible, (Cry When You Get Older)

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