Slant Magazine's Best Albums of 2007

Slant Magazine's Best Albums of 2007

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24. Carina Round - Slow Motion Addict

Carina Round - Slow Motion Addict
August 22, 2006
Critic Score
65
4 reviews

23. Bettye LaVette - The Scene of the Crime

Bettye LaVette - The Scene of the Crime
September 25, 2007
Critic Score
77
7 reviews

22. Sally Shapiro - Disco Romance

Sally Shapiro - Disco Romance
October 30, 2007
Critic Score
66
6 reviews

21. Britney Spears - Blackout

Britney Spears - Blackout
October 30, 2007
Critic Score
60
12 reviews

20. Jay-Z - American Gangster

Jay-Z - American Gangster
November 6, 2007
Critic Score
81
17 reviews

19. Kate Havnevik - Melankton

Kate Havnevik - Melankton
September 25, 2006
Critic Score
65
2 reviews

18. Madeline - The Slow Bang

Madeline - The Slow Bang
July 24, 2007
Critic Score
67
3 reviews

17. Dale Watson - From The Cradle To The Grave

Dale Watson - From The Cradle To The Grave
April 24, 2007
Critic Score
70
2 reviews

16. Tracey Thorn - Out of the Woods

Tracey Thorn - Out of the Woods
March 5, 2007
Critic Score
71
8 reviews

14. Alicia Keys - As I Am

Alicia Keys - As I Am
November 13, 2007
Critic Score
59
10 reviews

13. Patty Griffin - Children Running Through

Patty Griffin - Children Running Through
February 6, 2007
Critic Score
80
6 reviews

12. Arcade Fire - Neon Bible

Arcade Fire - Neon Bible
March 6, 2007
Critic Score
84
22 reviews

As sources of modern anxieties go, celebrity culture and the influence of religion are broad, making the emotions behind most of these songs ill-defined and distant.

11. Aesop Rock - None Shall Pass

Aesop Rock - None Shall Pass
August 28, 2007
Critic Score
79
17 reviews

10. Bat For Lashes - Fur and Gold

Bat For Lashes - Fur and Gold
July 31, 2007
Critic Score
79
10 reviews

9. Panda Bear - Person Pitch

Panda Bear - Person Pitch
March 20, 2007
Critic Score
83
17 reviews

7. PJ Harvey - White Chalk

PJ Harvey - White Chalk
September 25, 2007
Critic Score
76
20 reviews

6. John Vanderslice - Emerald City

John Vanderslice - Emerald City
July 24, 2007
Critic Score
81
11 reviews

5. St. Vincent - Marry Me

St. Vincent - Marry Me
July 10, 2007
Critic Score
76
14 reviews

Marry Me isn’t quite a religious experience, but it’s unequivocally divine.

4. Amy Winehouse - Back to Black

Amy Winehouse - Back to Black
October 27, 2006
Critic Score
78
17 reviews

2. Miranda Lambert - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

Miranda Lambert - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
May 1, 2007
Critic Score
83
7 reviews

Brash, insightful, wry, and, above all else, smart, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend confirms that Miranda Lambert is far more than just the latest in a long line of bad girls: She's a country music legend in the making, and the most vital artist Music Row has produced in a generation.

Original Source: http://www.slantmagazine.com/features/article/2007-year-in-music
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