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My Songs and Albums of 2012: A Full List (with added extras)

January 1, 2013

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Thanks so much to everyone who took the time to read my end of the year blog. Special thanks to Robin for his advice, to Sam for recommendations, and to Ali for recommendations and for bringing me extra readers.

Here are the final lists, plus my favourite films and television from 2012.

My Albums of 2012:

  1.  Field Music – Plumb
  2. Saint Etienne – Words & Music
  3. Liars – WIXIW
  4. Frank Ocean – Channel Orange
  5. Dirty Projectors – Swing Lo Magellan
  6. Sharon Van Etten – Tramp
  7. Tame Impala – Lonerism
  8. Darren Hayman & The Long Parliament – The Violence
  9. Chairlift – Something
  10. Grimes – Visions

My Songs of 2012:

  1. Hot Chip – Flutes
  2. Solange – Losing You
  3. Saint Etienne – Tonight
  4. Taylor Swift – We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together
  5. Chairlift – I Belong In Your Arms
  6. Bat For Lashes – Laura
  7. Neneh Cherry & The Thing – Dream Baby Dream
  8. Carly Rae Jepsen – Call Me Maybe
  9. Plan B – Ill Manors
  10. Jessie Ware – 110%
  11. Blur – Under The Westway
  12. Grizzly Bear – Sun In Your Eyes
  13. Killer Mike – Reagan
  14. Pet Shop Boys – Leaving
  15. Hot Chip – Don’t Deny Your Heart
  16. Burial – Loner
  17. First Aid Kit – Emmylou
  18. Bobby Womack – Please Forgive My Heart
  19. Magnetic Fields – Andrew In Drag
  20. Richard Hawley – Seek It

My Favourite Films of 2012

  1. Berberian Sound Studio
  2. The Imposter
  3. The Master
  4. Rust & Bone
  5. Django Unchained

My least favourite films of 2012:

1. Holy Motors

2. Skyfall 

3. On The Road

My Favourite Television of 2012

  1. Parks and Recreation
  2. Getting On Series 3
  3. The Hollow Crown
  4. Limmy’s Show Series 3
  5. The Thick Of It Series 4 (the final two episodes in particular were fantastic)
  6. From The Sea To The Land Beyond

Happy New Year everyone! I hope you all have a wonderful 2013.

Right, I’m off. In the words of Peter Mannion MP…