Year-End Lists

Notable, browsable lists of the year's best music, movies, books, and TV shows. Year-end lists are fingerprints; aggregate statistics are smudges. Therefore, we make no tallies. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its authors, at the source.

Kitty Empire: Best Pop Music of 2011

12 December 2011

Kitty Empire: Best Pop Music of 2011, as published by The Observer

[see also 2012]

  1. Gillian WelchThe Harrow & The Harvest
  2. PJ HarveyLet England Shake
  3. Lykke LiWounded Rhymes
  4. Fool’s GoldLeave No Trace
  5. Fleet FoxesHelplessness Blues
  6. James BlakeJames Blake
  7. Gang Gang DanceEye Contact
  8. BjörkBiophilia
  9. Tom WaitsBad as Me
  10. Childish GambinoCamp