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CHIRP Radio Best of 2017

Throughout December, CHIRP Radio presents its volunteers’ top albums of 2017. Our next list is from DJ Megatron.



#1   Something to Tell You by Haim (Columbia)
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Haim Something to Tell YouPicking a favorite jam from this record is too hard! Love this album from beginning to end. This album was released 4 years after their first album and it was so worth the wait.



#2   Colors by Beck (Capitol)
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Beck ColorsBeck you made a poppy album and I love it!! Can we get another one next year?



#3   American Dream by LCD Soundsystem (DFA Records/Columbia)
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LCD Soundsystem American DreamSecond favorite concert of the year! (The Revolution came in first) LCD Soundsystem will demand that you dance and I love them for that!!!



#4   Everything Now by Arcade Fire (Columbia)
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Arcade Fire Everything Now"Everything now" was the most frequent earworm of 2017 for me!



#5   Soul of a Woman by Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings (Daptone Records)
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Sharon Jones Soul of a WomanWe miss you Sharon! Thanks for sharing your gift with us-I will cherish my memories of seeing your amazing presence in concert.



#6   Masseduction by St. Vincent (Loma Vista Recordings)
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St. Vincent MasseductionSt. Vincent is so smart and musically complicated-I love how she layers musical elements in her songs with lyrics that make you think.



#7   War & Leisure by Miguel (By Storm Entertainment/RCA Records)
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Miguel War & LeisureBrilliant album!



#8   Across the Multiverse by Dent May (Carpark)
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Dent May Across the MultiverseHe always sounds easy breezy to me with that smooth voice.



#9   Haiku From Zero by Cut Copy (Capitol Records)
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Cut Copy Haiku From ZeroCut Copy can do no wrong. Can I get a "hell yeah" for how awesome music from Australia is?!?! (AC/DC, The Church, Big Country, Lorde, Sia, INXS, Men at Work, Tame Impala, Harts, do I need to go on?)



#10   Tenderness by Blue Hawaii (Arbutus Records)
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Blue Hawaii TendernessLoved the use of disco and house on this album.


Honorable Mentions

Courtney Barnett/Kurt Vile "Continental Breakfast"
Sylvan Esso "Radio" (second fav earworm of the year)
Lorde "Green Light"
Cindy Wilson's album Change
Ibibi Sound Machine's album Uyai
Purple Rain Deluxe Expanded Edition
!!!'s album Shake the Shudder

Thanks you so much listeners and for supporting CHIRP independent radio!!!




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