Top 10 albums/20 songs of 2008

01. Cut Copy – In Ghost Colours [ read full review ]
02. Ami Suzuki – DOLCE [ read full review ]
03. OceanLab – Sirens of the Sea [ read full review ]
04. PlayRadioPlay! – Texas
05. M83 – Saturdays = Youth
06. Perfume – GAME
07. Tiziano Ferro – Alla mia Eta
08. Britney Spears – Circus [ read full review ]
09. MEG – STEP
10. Santogold – Santogold

I don’t usually do this, but there were a lot of incredible songs in 2008, so I’ve broken it down into my largest genre categories. I had stuff typed up for all of this, but it got lost in the great laptop crash of ’08 (explains why this is so freakin’ late; also, laziness).

  • Top Twenty Western Pop/Rock Songs

01. Cyndi Lauper – Into the Night Life
02. Coldplay – Violet Hill
03. Kerli – Love is Dead
04. Kanye West – Love Lockdown
05. Kevin Rudolf – Let it Rock
06. Taylor Swift – You’re Not Sorry
07. Vanessa Hudgens – Did it Ever Cross Your Mind
08. New Kids on the Block – Big Girl Now
09. Lady GaGa – Just Dance (Tony Arzadon Remix)
10. Guns N’ Roses – Sorry
11. Pussycat Dolls – Whatcha Think About That
12. Donna Lewis – Kick Inside
13. The Rasmus – Justify
14. The Saturdays – If This is Love
15. Ne-Yo – Miss Independent
16. Ashlee Simpson – Little Miss Obsessive
17. TATU – Ne Zhaley
18. Madonna – 4 Minutes
19. AC/DC – Rock n’ Roll Train
20. Hilary Duff – Reach Out

  • Top Twenty Western Indie Songs

01. The Republic Tigers – Stranger to the Eyes of a Child Man
02. Lights – Drive My Soul
03. Neon Neon – Dream Girls
04. Lily Allen – The Fear
05. Passion Pit – Sleepy Head
06. Black Kids – I Wanna Be Your Limousine
07. Chris Crocker – Mind in the Gutter
08. Kings of Leon – Closer
09. The Bird and the Bee – Love Letter to Japan
10. Cat Power – New York
11. Walter Meego – Forever
12. UltraViolet Sound – Brainwashed
13. Keane – Spiralling
14. Goldfrapp – A&E
15. Louis XIV – Stalker
16. Amanda Jenssen – Greetings from Space
17. Shiny Toy Guns – When Did This Storm Begin
18. Scenes and Sirens – I’ve Been Waiting
19. Tapes n’ Tapes – Say Back Something
20. Boy Kill Boy – No Conversation

  • Top Twenty Eastern Pop/Rock Songs

01. MEG – MIRACLE
02. DOUBLE – BLACK DIAMOND
03. capsule – JUMPER
04. Hikaru Utada – HEART STATION
05. Nell – Seperation Anxiety
06. Namie Amuro – WHAT A FEELING
07. Koda Kumi – TABOO
08. Boa – Eat You Up
09. IGO – Half of the World
10. Ai Otsuka – Ame no Tsubu, Waltz ~LOVE MUSiC~
11. Son Ho Young – Progressive Love (Kim Rina ver)
12. Ayumi Hamasaki – Mirrorcle World
13. S.H.E – Wo Ai Fan Nao
14. Mitsuki Aira – ROMANTIC ROPE
15. Dir en grey – GLASS SKIN
16. Ami Suzuki – flower
17. Anna Tsuchiya – cocoon
18. LISA – crave
19. AAA – Crash
20. immi – Power Station

  • Top Twenty Trance Songs

01. Antheya – High (Store n’ Forward Mix)
02. Stuart C – Project 009 (Original Mix)
03. Kaskade – 4 AM (Adam K & Soha Mix)
04. Adam K & Soha – Long Distance (Original Mix)
05. Myon & Shane54 – The Beach
06. Above & Beyond – For All I Care (Spencer & Hill Remix)
07. OceanLab – Breaking Ties (Duderstadt Remix)
08. Morgan Page ft. Lissie – The Longest Road (Deadmau5 Remix)
09. Arney S. – Sunday Morning Walk (Original Mix)
10. Blue Tente – Antarctic Night (Original Mix)
11. Deadmau5 – Clockwork (Original Mix)
12. Oliver Smith – Cirrus (Original Mix)
13. Airbase – Garden State (Original Mix)
14. Jonas Steur ft. Julie Thompson – Cold Winds (Radio Edit)
15. Desert Road – Remoted People (Radio Edit)
16. DJ Shog – Feel Me (Through the Radio) (Radio Edit)
17. Heartstrings – Coincidences and You (Original Mix)
18. Aurosonic – My Way (Guitar Mix)
19. Duderstadt vs. Store ‘n’ Forward – Broken (Store ‘n’ Forward Uplifting Mix)
20. Alan Marcero – Remember Me (Cressida Remix)

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6 thoughts on “Top 10 albums/20 songs of 2008

  1. Lisa February 19, 2009 / 6:57 pm

    Great lists! I haven’t heard all of these, I’ll give em’ a listen 🙂

  2. vinyabarion February 21, 2009 / 3:00 am

    BLACK DIAMOND was #2?
    It was good… I didn’t think you liked it that much though…
    And I’ve never heard of half the people on this list… is this a bad thing? lol
    Anyhoo… you don’t post very often and I miss you on a regular basis 😀
    Patrick

  3. Anna February 21, 2009 / 5:14 pm

    vinyabarion: I’ll be trying to post a lot more often again; I miss it. I’m glad to see you’re still reading. I appreciate it. 🙂

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