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Top 100 albums of 2008! Part [4]

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Top 100 Albums Of 2008
[Part 4] From #40. to #31.

[The Song "10" From Kyte in this playlist is wrong. The correct name is "Sunlight".]

#40. Mogwai - The Hawk Is Howling
The sophisticated comeback of Mogwai. "The Hawk Is Howling" is an epic album and perhaps Mogwai's best album ever. Explore this exceptionally crafted album.
Listen: "The Sun Smells Too Loud"

#39. Apparat - Things To Be Frickled - Parts And Remixes
This album is a Remix Collection of well known songs of Apparat. His real name is Sasha Ring and he released this 2disc remix compilation. On the first cd you will find his remixes on other artists and on the second some well known artists {such as Modeselector, Telefon Tel Aviv....} remix his songs.
A brilliant compilation that I really enjoyed.
Listen: "Arcadia [Telefon Tel Aviv Remix]"

#38. Tindersticks - The Hungry Saw
Tindersticks will never release a bad album and this is the proof!
With "The Hungry Saw" and their new sound, they have accompliced to make misery sound so enjoyable and desirable that in the end you ask for more. Melodic music and excellent vocals once again from Stuart A. Staple's distinctive voice.
Listen: "The Organist Entertains"

#37. Brett Anderson - Wilderness
Brett Anderson also known as a lead frontman of Suede, releases his latest solo album. "Wilderness" is his best effort as a solo artist. This album also reminded me the song "Europe is our playground" from Suede while I was listening to it. A beautiful record with easy listening tracks and melancholic sounds that create a bittersweet feelings with the mellow tone of his voice.
Listen: "Back To You"

#36. Goldfrapp - Seventh Tree
Like it or not, this is the new sound of Goldfrapp. They went back to basics leaving all the glam rock and the electronic beats behind.
Alison Goldfrapp's vocals remain sweet but less seductive, as this album contains an innocent,relaxing and peaceful feeling.
Listen : "A&E"

#35. Elbow - The Seldom Seen Kid
"The Seldom Seen Kid" is Elbow's most mature and well-built album. With their forth attempt they prove that they will undoubtedly remain in the indie scene for more years.
This is an innovative album with magnificent sounds that definitely worth a listen.
Listen: "Grounds For Divorce"

#34. Hot Chip - Made In The Dark
Third album for the English electro-indie band Hot Chip. "Made In The Dark" is an ultimate dance party! Creative, vivacious, adventurous and mysterious... This album is everything you need to get wild!
Listen: "One Pure Thought"

#33. God Is An Astronaut - God Is An Astronaut
God Is An Astronaut released their new post-rock album as a web-release-exclusive which means that you can buy or download it from their official website.
"God Is An Astronaut" is a well-crafted album as all of their previous ones. It might be lacking the presence of something new, but that doesn't include it in the bad albums. Absorbing, enjoyable and visionary.
Listen: "No Return"

#32. Lykke Li - Youth Novels
This is the debut album from Lykke Li. A twenty-one-year-old singer-songwriter with a childlike voice from Sweden.
"Youth Novels" is a surprising album with electro-pop catchy sounds that almost everyone loved this year and created a buzz around her name.
Listen: "This Trumpet in my Head" [To discover a different sound from this record.]

#31. Kyte - Kyte
Kyte is an indie rock band from Leicestershire [England] with obvious post-rock influences. They released in 2008 this beautiful mini-album also named "Kyte" that soon became one of my favorites. Various shoegaze melodies create a sweet melancholic record that affects the listener with its simple midi sounds.
Listen: "Sunlight"