What recording from 2008 ended up at the top of your musical heap?

What recording from 2008 ended up at the top of your musical heap?
Here it is
73% (66 votes)
Can't pick just one
19% (17 votes)
Don't care
8% (7 votes)
Total votes: 90

<I>Stereophile</I>'s annual "Records 2 Die 4" will be coming out shortly, but here's your chance to get a jump on the reviewers: What recording from the last 365 days ended up at the top of your musical heap?

DAB, Pacific Palisades, CA's picture

Nick Cave's Dig Lazarus, Dig gets my vote.

Glenn Bennett's picture

New CD from Duffy. Great artist with unique personality and style.

Zags's picture

Supertramp's Breakfast In America on SHM CD from Japan.

John G.'s picture

Walter Becker: Circus Money

Patrick B.'s picture

April by Sun Kil Moon. Just gorgeous.

James's picture

Chris Wood: Vulcan

Marsanz's picture

Cannonball Adderley: Something Else. Sonny Rollins: Saxophone Colossus. Ben Webster: Atmosphere for Lovers and Thieves. Sonny Clark: Cool Struttin'.

Comstock's picture

Shelby Lynne: Just A Little Lovin'

Bob D's picture

Wow, there were a couple. Spoon's Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga, Vampire Weekend's eponymous debut, Ray La Montagne's latest, Cat Power's Jukebox.

bertdw's picture

Within Temptation by Black Symphony.

Mark Higgins's picture

TV On The Radio: Dear Science. She & Him: Volume 1. Bon Iver: For Emma, Forever Ago. Cat Power: Jukebox. Portishead: Third.

mike eschman's picture

Bach Brandenberg concertos/"The harmonious garden" by Abbado & Berlin. Brahms Symphonies by Abbado & Berlin. Hindemith: Mathis der Maler.

Wolfgang E's picture

Rocking the Cradle: Egypt 1978 by The Grateful Dead.

audio-sleuth@comcast.net's picture

Susan Tedeschi's Just Won't Burn. Best cover of John Prime's "Angel From Montgomery". Tone-Cool Records did it again.

A.  Weiss's picture

Shelby Lynne's Just a Little Lovin'.

Brent's picture

Lindsey Buckingham: Gift of Screws

fabio's picture

I have a cluster: Porcupine Tree and No-Man. Fantastic music, incredible technique and care for details. Recordings are beautifully made and hi resolution versions of many records are available (and worth it).

Gilles Guillemette's picture

Marillion: Happiness is the Road

mikey's picture

Lucinda Williams' Little Honey disc was by far my favorite recording of the year.

Dave_c's picture

Kinsmenby Rudresh Mahanthappa (PI Recordings).

Eric Shook / 29 / Raleigh, NC's picture

Forest City Lovers: Haunting Moon Sinking

Perry's picture

Down to the Bone: Supercharged

Cihangir Güzey's picture

Nostradamus by Judas Priest.

Al Oldman's picture

Randy Newman!

robwazzo's picture

Kings of Leon: Only By The Night

Edo Reumerman's picture

Herbie Hancock: River: The Joni Letters

daryl from Winnipeg's picture

The Raconteurs: Consolers of the Lonely

Patrick's picture

Santogold's self-titled album. R&B with drum beats that will melt your mind.

Rob's picture

Bob Dylan's Tell Tale Signs. Low(er) expectations for this installment of the Bootleg Series were well exceeded.

Zomby Woof's picture

Lou Reed: Berlin Live at St. Ann's Warehouse. A kinder take on the story and it's characters. Not as good as the original, but still fantastic.