'Tis the time for year-end lists.
In this thread let's post some of our favorite "normal" albums of the year. I'll start another topic for electronic/ambient favorites.
Here are some of my 2011 favorites...
1. Atlas Sound - Parallax
2. Bon Iver - Bon Iver
3. Boy & Bear - With Emperor Antarctica
4. Fleet Foxes - Helplessness Blues
5. Foster the People - Torches
6. Gem Club - Breakers
7. Givers - In Light
8. James Blake - James Blake
9. Kate Bush - 50 words for snow
10. Of Monsters and Men - my head is an animal
11. Paul Simon - So Beautiful or So What
12. Sarah Jarosz - Follow Me Down
13. The Antlers - Burst Apart
14. The Dark Water Hymnal - Collapse the Structure
15. The Rural Alberta Advantage - Departing
16. Yacht - Shangri-La