2019: Pete's Best & Worst Albums & Songs

by Pete Crigler

NOTE: While I had hoped to go into deeper detail about each record and song, working on my dissertation for my Master’s degree in English left me with very little time for overt detail. Hopefully, one can listen to these tunes and simply understand why I think they’ve been so amazing, or not.

Top 10 Albums of the Year

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1. Imperial Teen - Now We Are Timeless

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2. Huffamoose - …And That’s When the Golf Ball Hit Me in the Head

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3. Slipknot - We Are Not Your Kind

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4. The Specials - Encore

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5. Sebadoh - Act Surprised
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6. PUP - Morbid Stuff



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7. Mark Morton - Anesthetic

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8. Meat Puppets - Dusty Notes

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9. Sean Nelson - Nelson Sings Nilsson

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10. Cage the Elephant - Social Cues


 

Worst Records of the Year

Sugar Ray - Little Yachty

Hembree - House on Fire

FIDLAR - Almost Free

Weezer - Black Album / Teal Album

Morrissey - California Son

Perry Farrell - Kind Heaven

Sublime with Rome - Blessings

Puddle of Mudd - Welcome to Galvania


Top Songs of 2019

1. Meg Myers - "Running Up That Hill"

2. Imperial Teen - "I Think That’s Everything"/"Walkaway"/"Somebody Like Me"

3. The Black Keys - "Go"

4. Turnstile - "I Don’t Wanna Be Blind"

5. Mark Morton ft. Chester Bennington - "Cross Off"

6. Sean Nelson - "Down"

7. Sebadoh - "Follow The Breath"

8. Bruce Springsteen - "Hello Sunshine"

9. That dog. - "Old LP"

10. Slipknot - "A Liar’s Funeral" / "Solway Firth"


Honorable Mention

Cage the Elephant - "Goodbye"

Jimmy Eat World - "Criminal Energy"

The Specials - "Embarrassed by You"

PUP - "Kids"

Huffamoose - "Don’t Look Now"



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