Let's give credit where credit is due. This has been a year for the little guys. Many of the best albums this year came from virtually unknown artists or released on smaller labels. These guys seemed to come out of nowhere and showcase to the world what they're capable of. There were also some great releases from more popular names, but these unsung hero's managed to hit me the hardest. Instead of going to painstaking lengths to try and put these albums in numerical order, I decided to list them alphabetically.
Best Albums Of 2007:Airiel
- The Battle Of Sealand (Highwheel Records)http://i214.photobucket.com/albums/cc169/Derail6782/SealandUScover.jpg
This is much more of a straight forward hard rock album than the shimmering shoegaze sound found on their Winks & Kisses EP's. The clear highlight is "Sugar Crystals" featuring Ulrich Schnauss on electronics. One can only dream what a whole album with this combination would sound like. …