Notes From The City – Roundup of 2006

Notes From The City

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It’s the time of year that sends compulsive list makers in to a frenzy, and this girl is no exception. It’s the Notes From The City Official 2006 End Of Year Things-That-Laura-Liked Summary – catchy! It’s as much a list of things I really think everyone should check out as a list of my favourite things from the year, so follow the links at will…

Top 10 Albums

1. The Eraser – Thom Yorke

2. Rather Ripped – Sonic Youth

3. Love – The Beatles

4. Jarvis – Jarvis Cocker

5. Hearts and Unicorns – Giant Drag

6. Girlmonster – Various, compiled by Chicks On Speed

7. Broken Boy Soldiers – Raconteurs

8. Fake Chemical State – Skin

9. Begin To Hope – Regina Spektor

10. I’m Not Dead – Pink

Top 10 Songs

1. Set The Fire To The Third Bar – Snow Patrol / Martha Wainwright

2. In Shock – Kristin Hersh

3. Semi Mental – Biffy Clyro

4. Oh Mandy – The Spinto Band

5. Don’t Give Up – The Noisettes

6. Standing In The Way Of Control – Gossip

7.Wind It Up – Gwen Stefani

8. Gold Lion – Yeah Yeah Yeahs

9. Standing On My Own Again – Graham Coxon

10. Who Knew – Pink

Top 10 Gigs

1. Regina Spektor – Shepherds Bush Empire

2. Carina Round – Islington Bar Academy

3. The Noisettes / Muse – Wembley Arena

4. Jarvis – KOKO

5. Radiohead – Hammersmith Apollo

6. Popular Workshop – The Fox, Lewisham

7. Fiona Apple – Apollo Victoria

8. My Vitriol – KOKO

9. Bretton / Infants – The Windmill, Brixton

10. Molotov Sandwich / Another Dead Hero – Orange & Blue Studios, Catford

Top 10 Films

1. Proof

2. Children Of Men

3. Volver

4. Casino Royale

5. The Weather Man

6. Walk The Line

7. A Scanner Darkly

8. Atomised

9. Memoirs of a Geisha

10. Brokeback Mountain

What did you like the best this year?