LivingEars 2009: 10 Albums

The blog age lends itself to listening to singles and tracks and leaks and demos over albums. These are my 10 favorite albums of the year. Of everything I heard this year these are the albums that I came back to over and over and actually sound better as a whole than in parts.

10. Neon Indian – Psychic Chasms

9. Passion Pit – Manners

8. Memory Tapes – Seek Magic

7. Fever Ray – Fever Ray

6. Japandroids – Post-Nothing

5. Dan Deacon – Bromst

4. Grizzly Bear – Veckatimest

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3. Animal Collective – Merriweather Post Pavilion

2. The xx – The xx

1. Girls – Album