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Musical Top Tens: 3 of 4

By Talia Last edited 134 months ago
Musical Top Tens: 3 of 4
Rachel Stevens

After a comment yesterday saying Londonist was a bit biased towards being maybe too cool for school and rock focused with their top choices of the year, I say HOLD YOUR HORSES.

It’s time for me. I'm sparkly, shiny and hate Coldplay, Keane, and the dreary sleep inducing song writers of 2005. No doubt I will get lots of comments telling me that most of my likes aren't proper music. Bite me.

Top Ten Singles

Kelly Clarkson - Since U Been Gone

Amerie – 1 Thing

Rachel Stevens - Negotiate with Love

Maximo Park - Apply Some Pressure

Kelly Osbourne – One Word

John Legend – Ordinary People

Charlotte Hatherley - Bastardo

LCD Soundsystem - Tribulations

Rachel Stevens - So Good

Girls Aloud – Biology

Top Ten Albums

Rachel Stevens - Come & Get It

Kaiser Chiefs - Employment

Fischerspooner - Odyssey

Sons & Daughters - The Repulsion Box

Ladytron - The Witching Hour

Maximo Park - A Certain Trigger

Goldfrapp - Supernature

Arcade Fire - Funeral

Girls Aloud - Chemistry

Vitalic - OK Cowboy

Top Ten Gigs

Sons & Daughters – Kings College – 21 November

Kaiser Chiefs – Ibiza Rocks – 2 September

Ladytron - Popstarz, The Scala - 23 September

Garbage - Exit Festival, Serbia - 8 July

Le Tigre - Barfly - 10 March

Fischerspooner - The Scala, 17 June

McFly - Wembley Pavillion - 30 September

Arcade Fire - ULU - 17 March

The Pipettes - 100 Club - 20 January

Maximo Park - Reading Festival - 30 August

And for 2006? Will it, like 2005, be the year of some brilliant pop songs being ignored? Let's hope not. Whether they get big or not, I'll be looking forward to the 3rd Rachel Stevens album, the 1st album from The Modern, the re-release of Ladytron's Destroy Everything You Touch, an album from The Long Blondes, finding out more about Be Your Own Pet, hearing Amelle sing, the Sarah Nixey album and of course seeing Take That live. Hooray!

Last Updated 05 January 2006