Favorite Albums of 2009 (part 2)

This list contains albums that I liked but not as much as the ones on the top 10.

THE RUNNER-UPS

Animal Collective - Merriweather Post Pavillion
Beirut - March of the Zapotec and Realpeople Holland
The Bird and the Bee - Ray Guns Are Not Just the Future
The Boy Least Likely to - The Law of the Playground
Camera Obscura - My Maudlin Career
De Rosa - Prevention
The Decemberists - The Hazards of Love
Dirty Projectors - Bitte Orca
Dusty Rhodes and the River Band - Palace and Stage
Franz Ferdinand - Tonight: Franz Ferdinand
Grizzly Bear - Veckatimest (gasp)
Julian Casablancas - Phrazes For the Young
Loney, Dear - Dear John
Phoenix - Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
Silversun Pickups - Swoon
Thao with the Get Down Stay Down - Know Better Learn Faster

SPECIAL RECOGNITION

Best Opening Track: "Arming Eritrea" (from the album Travels With Myself and Another) by Future of the Left



Best Closing Track:: "Epilogue" (from the album Hospice) by The Antlers



Most Disappointing Album: Raditude by Weezer



Best Cover/Tribute Album: Weezer: The 8-bit Album by Various Artists



Best Remix/Mash-up Album: The Ocarina of Rhyme by Team Teamwork



Best Soundtrack For a Crappy Movie That I'll Never See: New Moon by Various Sellouts



Best Christian Album: Church Music by David Crowder Band



Best Music Video: "Strawberry Swing" by Coldplay, directed by Shynola

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