• Top 25 albums of 2007

    11 Jan 2008, 15:23 by SamB

    Well, it’s ten days late, but finally, here are my Top 25 albums of the year. If you aren’t interested in my blathering, then feel free to skip ahead and see what my favourites were! Comments welcome.

    25. Anna Maria JopekId

    This is a lovely little album from one of Poland’s best. It’s ethereal and mysterious, and very relaxing. I do wish I could understand Polish, since I cannot understand any of the songs, and I think it would enhance my listening if I could. Furthermore, it doesn’t let me choose a favourite easily. Anyhow, the Polish language sounds beautiful on this music, as does Jopek’s voice. I prefer her last album, a more jazzy work, with interesting arrangements of well-known songs, but this CD is great to relax with.

    24. Robert Plant & Alison Krauss - Raising Sand

    This album’s sold very well, and has had a lot of critical acclaim. I’m not so sure. I do like it when it’s on, but I find it pretty underwhelming, and not particularly memorable. …