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The CLUAS Writers

Their top 30 albums of 2007

The full top 30 below is based on a poll of the CLUAS writers that took place in November 2007.

  • Writers could vote for up to 10 albums
  • A total of 20 writers voted for 164 different albums.
  • Every album in the top 30 below was voted for by at least 2 writers.
  • Irish and non-Irish releases were eligible for voting.

Disagree with the choices? Any glaring omissions? Then add your voice to this thread on the CLUAS discussion board.

The Top 30 Albums of 2007 (as chosen by the CLUAS writers)

  1. Arcade Fire 'Neon Bible'
  2. The National 'Boxer'
  3. Radiohead 'In Rainbows'
  4. Jens Lekman 'Night Falls Over Kortedala'
  5. LCD Soundsystem 'Sound Of Silver'
  6. Modest Mouse 'We Were Dead Before the Ship Sank'
  7. Bruce Springsteen 'Magic'
  8. Interpol 'Our love to admire'
  9. The Kings Of Leon 'Because Of The Times'
  10. Wilco 'Sky Blue Sky'
  11. The Shins 'Wincing The Night Away'
  12. Handsome Furs 'Plague Park'
  13. Feist 'The Reminder'
  14. Cathy Davey 'Tales of Silversleeve' (Irish)
  15. PJ Harvey 'White Chalk'
  16. Low 'Drums and Guns'
  17. Justice 'Cross'
  18. Elvis Perkins 'Ash Wednesday'
  19. Future Kings of Spain 'Nervousystem' (Irish)
  20. Headgear 'Flight Cases' (Irish)
  21. Laura Veirs 'Saltbreakers'
  22. Battles 'Mirrored'
  23. Panda Bear 'Person Pitch'
  24. Animal Collective 'Strawberry Jam'
  25. Apparat 'Walls'
  26. Bloc Party 'A Weekend In The City'
  27. Ulrich Schnauss 'Goodbye'
  28. Of Montreal 'Hissing Fauna, Are You The Destroyer?'
  29. The Field 'From Here We Go Sublime'
  30. Robert Wyatt 'Comicopera'