In an effort to organize myself the arduous task called ''Best Albums in 2011'', I have, here, a list of all albums released in 2011 that I have listened to.
01. Let England Shake
by PJ Harvey
Key Tunes: England
, On Battleship Hill
, The Colour of the Earthhttp://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51jCndu2qLL._SL500_AA300_.jpg
Take an artist, any artist, with loads of great albums. Picture that catalog and all its high points. Now imagine me telling you that that very artist has yet to release their best record. Chances are, you wouldn't believe me. I wouldn't believe me. But here we have PJ Harvey who, after two decades of releasing great - even classic, in some cases - records, has released what could very likely go down as her signature record. It's the music. It's the singing. It's the writing. It's the strange ornamentation. Everything comes together here to form a solid, memorable work that ups the ante for anyone trying to make a serious album made to move and inspire. …