My top 20 of 2003

  1. Radiohead . Hail To The Thief
  2. Bonnie Prince Billy . Master And Everyone
  3. The New Pornographers . Electric Version
  4. The White Stripes . Elephant
  5. Clearlake . Cedars
  6. The Raveonettes . Chain Gang Of Love
  7. Black Rebel Motorcycle Club . Take Them On, On Your Own
  8. Mogwai . Happy Songs For Happy People
  9. Grandaddy . Sumday
  10. The Stratford 4 . Love And Distortion
  11. The Kills . Keep On Your Mean Side
  12. The Be Good Tanyas . Chinatown
  13. Frankenixon . Depth Perception
  14. The Yeah Yeah Yeahs . Fever To Tell
  15. Sam Roberts . We Were Born In A Flame
  16. Damien Jurado . Where Shall You Take Me
  17. The Drive-By Truckers . Decoration Day
  18. A Silver Mt. Zion . This Is Our Punk Rock, Thee Rusted Satellites Gather & Sing
  19. The Fire Theft . The Fire Theft
  20. One Mile North . Minor Shadows

Biggest disappointments of the year:

  • The Dandy Warhols . Welcome To The Monkeyhouse
  • Elbow . A Cast Of Thousands
  • The Folk Implosion . The New Folk Implosion
  • Matthew Good . Avalanche

Likely would have made the top 20, but haven’t arrived in the mail yet:

  • My Morning Jacket . It Still Moves
  • Guided By Voices . Earthquake Glue
  • The Fiery Furnaces . Gallowsbird’s Bark
  • Explosions In The Sky . The Earth Is Not A Cold Dead Place
  • Snow Patrol . Final Straw

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