The year is almost over so it is time to look back at what was awesome in music during the year. I have already looked back at the Top Rock Albums of 2018 (click to read). This list will cover all other genres that I listened to over the year including Pop, Country, Christian and whatever other genre you want classify these albums. Rock is my favorite genre and that is why it gets it’s own list, but that doesn’t take away from any of these choices as I think they are great on their own.
Note: These albums were my favorites and not necessarily the most played on the radio (which I hate the radio) or even the biggest sellers. There aren’t the trendy indie bands on everyone else’s top albums list. These are just what I came across during the year and connected with me in some way. So, we might as well get started…
The #1 Album of 2018
Matt Nathanson – Sings His Sad Heart: Man, what can I say about this guy. He is my favorite singer/songwriter out their right now and has been for sometime. Within just a couple listens to this album I felt like I knew all the words and I was singing right along like I had grown up with these songs. And how do you know an album is great, you keep singing it when you aren’t even listening to it. Yes, I was and I am still singing. The songs “Mine”, “Way Way Back”, “Used To Be” “Long Distant Runner” and “Best Drugs” are some of my favorites but there is not a bad song. Perfect!!
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Welcome to February’s First Friday of new releases. There is a little Metal, Rock, Pop, Country and even Frank Zappa (he is his own category). Hopefully something will float your boat. There is only one I am really interested in and I might check out some others, but too early to say. My choice is highlighted in Blue as always.
- Justin Timberlake – Man of the Woods – (RCA Records): Is it no surprise that Justin is back with a new album as he is performing as the headline act for the Super Bowl Halftime Show on Sunday. The first single is a little different and took some getting used to, but I think I am digging it a little now. I am interested to see what he has to offer. I will admit I am a fan of his music so this one is a no brainer for me.
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With Super Bowl LII this weekend and JT doing the Half Time Show, I figured it was Justin’s turn to have the Meme treatment. So here is what I found, some old, some new and all funny…in some way. Or dirty in others. I hope you enjoy!!
The songs and let’s just get this old one out of the way…
And here it is…and holy crap were there an absolute butt load of these things…
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2017 is upon us and always fun anticipating what new albums are and will come out in the year. There are quite a few we already know about, but some haven’t been officially announced or even a date set yet. From what I have gathered around the internet, here are the bands that should have new albums out in 2017, but no dates announced yet. The ones I want will be highlighted in Blue.
- Adelitas Way
- Adrenaline Mob
- Arcade Fire
- Avril Lavigne
- Bad Religion
- Callum Scott
- Charli XCX
- Christina Aguilera
- Coldplay – ‘Kaleidoscope’
- Dark Horse
- Demon Hunter – ‘Outlive’
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It is time for the Top 20 Songs of 2016. My previous post, if you missed it, was the Top 20 Rock Songs of 2016. Go check it out by clicking on the link. These 20 songs are all other genres other than rock. Some were popular and chart toppers and others were not. They are my favorites, that touched me in some way.
If you missed the Top Rock Albums of 2016 or the Top Albums of 2016 (that were not Rock), just click on the link and go check them out.
Let’s get started…
20. “24K Magic” by Bruno Mars off the album ’24K Magic’: Ok, I love this song. There is something about Bruno that I enjoy. It is what you come to expect from Bruno and that isn’t a bad thing. Very catchy and makes you want to dance.
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2013 was an interesting year for me with the music that came out. Either I listened to an album over and over or it just didn’t get listened to but a couple times and I was done. This list are the albums that I just couldn’t get enough of during the year. Based on my picks this year, I would say Rock had a great year!! Here we go:
Scott Stapp – “Proof of Life” – This was my album of the Year for 2013. Yes, the man from Creed delivered an album that was both very personal and very relatable. I enjoyed this album immensely and have just devoured it since the day it came out. I can’t say enough positive things about this album. It had great flow from beginning to end and every song moved me in some way. He was not afraid to talk about Jesus and his faith in this album and I applaud him for it. It was the album I never knew he was capable of delivering. My favorite songs were “Only One”, “Jesus is a Rockstar”, “Slow Suicide”, “New Day Coming” and “What Would Love Do”…honestly they are all awesome. I hope he gets his act together and releases more music. Give this one a listen!!!
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I was so glad to see some new music from Justin Timberlake. Does he ever do a bad song? I don’t think he does. Check out his new single that was released today.