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I migliori album del 2018

I migliori album del 2018

La Top 5 dei migliori dischi del 2018 secondo skylyro.com

Mentre ormai ci siamo già ben inoltrati nel 2019 – che speriamo ci riservi ancora tante belle sorprese musicali – approfitto della musa ispiratrice per fare un bel bilancio della produzione musicale dell’anno passato, cercando di illustrarvi brevemente la mia Top 5 dei migliori album del 2018. Sicuramente me ne sono persi diversi di dischi anche nel 2018 e spero di far sempre in tempo a recuperare strada facendo, ammesso che ne valga la pena… ma penso che in ogni caso questi 5 album meritino davvero particolare attenzione! L’ordine dalla prima alla quinta posizione non è strettamente vincolante, ma certo Aspettanno ‘o tiempo dell’immenso James Senese è il lavoro che più mi ha colpito! Un altro così in Italia non ce l’abbiamo e secondo me se lo sognano anche oltreoceano…

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Top 5 Albums of 2016

Et voilà, time has come again for me to serve you my annual album review (click to see 2015)! Loads of new albums have been released this year: the Red Hot Chili Peppers, who had an excellent come back – let’s say – with the Getaway; Dinosaur Jr.‘s Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not is a great guitar rock album!; Green Day‘s Revolution Radio, which sounds like a classic rock album with punk chords; Weezer‘s self-titled White Album, which sounds like the Blue Album 25 years later, only losing all of its freshness; Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals with a pretty self-explicatory album “Call It What It Is“, the usual Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals album; Blink-182 with California, one of those albums I have not listened to, but apparently it has been praised by many; Richard Ashcroft‘s These People, which sounds like Coldplay and sometimes feels like an unsuccessful imitation of Damon Albarn‘s Everyday Robots; Suede with Night Thoughts, no thoughts on this yet; Massive Attack with Ritual Spirit, a 4-track EP that hasn’t caught my attention; Conor Oberst‘s Ruminations, which in my humble opinion does not reach the hights his Bright Eyes project had reached somewhat about a decade ago; The 1975 with I like it when you sleep for… not bad: great, very impressive Peter Gabriel-style sound, though not my kind of cup; Van Morrison extended his already impressive repertoire with Keep Me Singing; Tricky released Skilled Mechanics; Theo Croker published Escape Velocity, an amazing Acid Jazz album; Metallica released Hardwired…to Self-Destruct, which is condensed rock and roll like only these guys and the late Lemmy could produce! Last AND least, the self-proclaimed best band in the world, the Kings of Leon, have released WALLS: except from Waste a Moment, which is a classic KoL song, like we have been used to appreciate on their previous works, not to speak of the Around the World single, which sounds like Cindy Lauper meeting Coldplay at a Puff Daddy pool party, the album itself is not going to integrate my collection. Continue reading “Top 5 Albums of 2016”