2008 Your Morning Rock In Review – Matt’s Songs and Etc Wednesday, December 17, 2008Posted by Jerkwheat in jerkwheat, Your Morning Rock.
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As we continue our tour through 2008’s musical effort, we spend our second day with the esteemed Mr. Underscore T. This time he’s gonna give us a rundown of his favorite songs from ’08, favorite shows, and a few other opinions that I may have attempted to goad him into. Today, we embark on a journey of the soul with Matt after the jump
1. Constructive Summer – The Hold Steady
2. Sex on Fire – Kings of Leon
3. I Will Posses Your Heart – DCFC
4. I’m Amazed – MMJ
5. The Next Messiah – Jenny Lewis
6. Slapped Actress – The Hold Steady
7. Like A Vibration – The Whigs
8. Go Easy – Ryan Adams & The Cardinals
9. Grapevine Fires – DCFC
10. Joyride – The Killers
11. Stay Positive – The Hold Steady
12. Broadripple is Burning – Margot & the Nuclear So and Sos
13. Sentimental Heart – She & Him
14. Highly Suspicious – MMJ
15. Salute Your Solution – The Raconteurs
16. Crossed Out Name – Ryan Adams & The Cardinals
17. Nothing Ever Happened – Deerhunter
18. Freefallin’ – John Mayer
19. Golden Age – TV on the Radio
20. Long Division – DCFC
“See You Again” by Miley Cyrus. yes, I know. But its my favorite pop song of the year, and it gets stuck in your head.
The Hold Steady – 40 Watt, Athens, Georgia.
I didn’t think it would be possible to top my 2nd favorite show of the year, but THS managed to do it. It was at the famous 40 Watt in Athens. A small but enthusiastic crowd and an amazing show by the band. Its very cliched, but it had the feeling of a religious event. Everyone there to see the band became instant friends, the band looked like they were having as much fun as we were. And the music sounded even better in person. You could feel the energy in the club and with everyone. They played a long set list for a small show and every song I wanted to hear they played. If you can go see them.
311 – NOLA Arena, New Orleans, Lousiana.
Its no secret that 311 is my favorite band, and I’ve been listening to them since I was 15. But this was the first year I was able to attend their 3-11 day show. Every two years they play a show on March 11th. (3-11, get it?) They played 3 sets, 63 songs and played for almost 5 hours. I got to hear songs I’d never heard before and songs that had not been played in years. It was great to be in a huge arena with thousands of other hardcore 311 fans.
Coldplay. Congrats on putting out another album that manages to be completely boring and lame but universally praised by everyone. Keep up the good work fellas!
3 I’m looking forward to in 2009:
2. John Mayer