16 January 2008

Idolator Pop '07 Critics Poll

The 2007 Idolator Pop Critics Poll has been posted and you can view the top 10 albums, as voted upon by critics and writers from around the world, below. Once again the fine folks from Idolator invited EAR FARM to take part, and we did. Below you'll find the lists of top albums of 2007 that Mike and I submitted for Idolator's poll as well as links to our individual poll pages within the Idolator site. Click through to those to find out how we voted for top track, artist, and reissue of 2007. And yes, these lists are different from what was posted in EAR FARM's Top 15 Albums Of 2007 and just might offer some insight into how EAR FARM's top album list came about.

Idolator Pop '07 Critics Poll: Top Albums of 2007
1 LCD Soundsystem - Sound of Silver
2 M.I.A. - Kala
3 Radiohead - In Rainbows
4 Arcade Fire - Neon Bible
5 Amy Winehouse - Back To Black
6 Spoon - Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga
7 The National - Boxer
8 Kanye West - Graduation
9 Panda Bear - Person Pitch
10 Of Montreal - Hissing Fauna, Are You the Destroyer?

Matt's Idolator Pop '07 Ballot
ALBUMS (descending points)
1. Radiohead - In Rainbows
2. The National - Boxer
3. Angels Of Light - We Are Him
4. Panda Bear - Person Pitch
5. Explosions In The Sky - All Of A Sudden I Miss Everyone
6. St. Vincent - Marry Me
7. Deerhoof - Friend Opportunity
8. Talib Kweli - Eardrum
9. Les Savy Fav - Let's Stay Friends
10. Dillinger Escape Plan - Ire Works

Mike's Idolator Pop '07 Ballot
ALBUMS (descending points)
1. Radiohead - In Rainbows
2. Wilco - Sky Blue Sky
3. The National - Boxer
4. Animal Collective - Strawberry Jam
5. Pinback - Autumn of the Seraphs
6. White Rabbits - Fort Nightly
7. Panda Bear - Person Pitch
8. Menomena - Friend And Foe
9. Deerhoof - Friend Opportunity
10. Sunset Rubdown - Random Spirit Lover