"Une vie sans musique

serait une erreur"

 

(Friedrich Nietzsche)

TOP 50 albums 2018

2018 nous a réservé son lot de sensations musicales en tous genres, avec notamment quelques "vétérans" tutoyant les sommets de leur inspiration (Maca, Elvis, Paul, John, Charles, Richard,...). Mention spéciale au songwriting au féminin qui sort les griffes et nous offre des galettes franchement réjouissantes, aux paroles en phase avec le monde tel qu'il change... Les mots, toujours les mots !

1. Elvis Costello "Look now"

2. Brandi Carlile "By the way I forgive you"

3. Kamasi Washington "Heaven & earth"

4. Paul McCartney "Egypt station"

5. Villagers "The art of pretending to swim"

6. Mitsky "Be the cowboy"

7. Low "Double negative"

8. Arctic Monkeys "Tranquility base hotel & casino"

9. Meshell Ndgeocello "Ventriloquism"

10. Charles Lloyd & The Marvels + Lucinda Williams "Vanished gardens"

11. Kacey Musgraves "Golden hour"

12. Janelle Monae "Dirty computer"

13. David Byrne "American utopia"

14. Bettye Lavette "Things have changed"

15. Blood Orange "Negro swan"

16. Idles "Joy as an act of resistance"

17. Anna Calvi "Hunter"

18. Sons of Kemet "Your queen is a reptile"

19. The Good, The Bad & the Queen "Merrie land"

20. Natalie Prass "The future and the past"

21. Anthony Joseph "People of the sun"

22. Marissa Nadler "For my crimes"

23. Father John Misty "God's favourite customer"

24. No Name "Room 25"

25. John Prine "The tree of forgiveness"

26. U.S.Girls "In a poem unlimited"

27. Daniel Blumberg "Minus"

28. Neko Case "Hell on"

29. Richard Thompson "13 rivers"

30. Cat Power "The wanderer"

31. Lonnie Holley "Mith"

32. Tracey Thorn "Record"

33. Marlon Williams "Make way for love"

34. Julia Holter "Aviary"

35. Paul weller "True meanings"

36. Courtney Barnett "Tell me how you really feel"

37. Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad   "The golden hour"

38. Parquet Courts "Wide awake"

39. Lucy Dacus "Historian"

40. Jeff Tweedy "Warm"

41. The Innocence Mission "Sun on the square"

42. YOB "Our raw heart"

43. Johnny Marr "Call the comet"

44. Françoise Hardy "Personne d'autre"

45. Aaron Brooks "Homunculus"

46. The Sea Within "The Sea within"

47. The Sha La Das "Love in the wind"

48. George Ezra "Staying at Tamara's"

49. Nad Sylvan "The bride said no"

50. Jon Hopkins "Singularity"