The Year End List, Part 3: Honorable Mentions, The Worst Albums of 2009

There’s always those albums that you really want to include on your list, but just can’t find enough love for them to work them into the top ten position. I found a lot of these on-the-fence albums this year; I knew they weren’t top ten material, but they were close. So, in no particular order, here are the other albums I was digging this year.

The Honorable Mentions

Ahab – The Divinity of Oceans

Russian Circles – Geneva

Daïtro – Y

Extreme Noise Terror – Law of Retaliation

Baroness – Blue Record

Native – Wrestling Moves

Irepress – Sol Eye Sea I

Paria – The Barnacle Cordious

The Red Chord – Fed Through the Teeth Machine

The Appleseed Cast – Sagarmatha

The Number Twelve Looks Like You – Worse Than Alone

Between the Buried & Me – The Great Misdirect

The Worst Albums of 2009

1. I See Stars – 3D

2. Atreyu – Congregation of the Damned

3. The Devil Wears Prada – With Roots Above and Branches Below

The Big Three – Dirty Projectors vs. Grizzly Bear vs. Animal Collective?

1. Grizzly Bear – Veckatimest

2. Animal Collective – Merriweather Post Pavilion

3. Dirty Projectors – Bitte Orca

That’s it! The end of 2009. As I write this, the first day of 2010 has almost passed. I hope you have a great year and live life to the fullest in this new year.


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