Wednesday, May 31, 2017

The Best Albums of 2002: Honorable Mentions

We hope that you enjoyed our huge feature on The Best Albums of 2002. If you happened to miss it, please click here.

There were so many great releases that didn't get included in the Best Albums of 2002 feature - since we limited ourselves to the Top 10. In this post you will find 12 more albums that Sarah and I selected that needed to be represented. A track from each album is added to the playlist at the bottom - and we threw in 60 extra songs that we thoroughly enjoy. We hope you do too! So without further delay, here are our Honorable Mentions for 2002.

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Audra - Going to the Theatre
The Black Heart Procession - Amore del Tropico
Bryan Ferry - Frantic
The Church - After Everything Now This
The Electric Soft Parade - Holes in the Wall
Idlewild - The Remote Part
Jesse Sykes & The Sweet Hereafter - Reckless Burning
Mesh - Who Watches Over Me?
New Model Army - Lost Songs
The Reindeer Section - Son of Evil Reindeer
Ryan Adams - Demolition
24 Hour Party People - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Alpinestars - 'Carbon Kid feat. Brian Molko' from White Noise
...And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead - 'Relative Ways' from Source Tags & Codes
The Apples in Stereo - 'Please' from Velocity of Sound
Bad Religion - 'Sorrow' from The Process of Belief
The Bees - 'A Minha Menina' from Sunshine Hit Me
Beth Orton - 'Concrete Sky feat. Ryan Adams' from Daybreaker
Bjork - 'It's in Our Hands' from Greatest Hits
The Black Keys - 'I'll Be Your Man' from The Big Come Up
Boards of Canada - 'Music is Math' from Geogaddi
The Breeders - 'Huffer' from Title TK
Bright Eyes - 'Lover I Don't Have to Love' from Lifted or...
Caesars - 'Jerk it Out' from Love for the Streets
The Chemical Brothers - 'Star Guitar' from Come With Us
Conjure One - 'Tears from the Moon feat. Sinead O'Connor' from Conjure One
The Cooper Temple Clause - 'Who Needs Enemies?' from See This Through and Leave

Covenant - 'Call the Ships to Port' from Northern Light
Craig Armstrong - 'Wake Up in New York feat. Evan Dando' from As if to Nothing
The Cranberries - 'Stars' from Stars: Best of 1992-2002
Dirty Vegas - 'Days Go By' from Dirty Vegas
Doves - 'There Goes the Fear' from The Last Broadcast
Elvis Presley - 'A Little Less Conversation JXL (Junkie XL remix) from ELV1S: 30 #1 Hits
Emiliana Torrini - 'Gollum's Song' from The Lord of the Ring: Two Towers OST
Flunk - 'Blue Monday' from For Sleepyheads Only
Golden Boy w/ Miss Kittin - 'Rippin Kittin' from Or
Hot Hot Heat - 'Bandages' from Make Up the Breakdown
Iron & Wine - 'Upward Over the Mountain' from The Creek Drank the Cradle
Joey Ramone - 'What a Wonderful World' from Don't Worry About Me
The Kills - 'Cat Claw' from Black Rooster EP
The Libertines - 'What a Waster' from What a Waster single
Luna - 'Lovedust' from Romantica

Manic Street Preachers - 'There By the Grace of God' from Forever Delayed
Michael Andrews feat. Gary Jules 'Mad World' from Donnie Darko Soundtrack
Morcheeba - 'Otherwise' from Charango
mum - 'We Have a Map to the Piano' from Finally We are No One
The Music - 'Take the Long Road and Walk It' from The Music
Neko Case - 'I Wish I Was the Moon' from Blacklisted
Nine Inch Nails - 'And All That Could Have Been' from Still
Nirvana - 'You Know You're Right' from Nirvana
Pearl Jam - 'I Am Mine' from Riot Act
The Polyphonic Spree - 'Light & Day/Reach for the Sun' from The Beginning Stages of...
Queens of the Stone Age - 'No One Knows' from Songs for the Deaf
The Raveonettes - 'Attack of the Ghost Riders' from Whip it On EP
Reverend Horton Heat - 'Galaxy 500' from Lucky 7
Richard Ashcroft - 'Check the Meaning' from Human Conditions
Rilo Kiley - 'With Arms Outstretched' from The Execution of All Things

RJD2 - 'Ghostwriter' from Deadringer
Rufus Wainwright - 'Across the Universe' from I Am Sam Soundtrack
Simple Minds - 'Cry' from Cry
The 69 Eyes - 'Dance D'Amour' from Paris Kills
Sleater-Kinney - 'Oh!' from One Beat
Sneaker Pimps - 'Sick' from Bloodsport
Sonic Youth - 'The Empty Page' from Murray Street
The Sounds - 'Living in America' from Living in America
Spoon - 'The Way We Get By' from Kill the Moonlight
The Streets - 'Let's Push Things Forward' from Original Pirate Material
Supergrass - 'Grace' from Life on Other Planets
t.A.T.u. - 'All the Things She Said' from 200 KM/H in the Wrong Lane
Tom Waits - 'All the World is Green' from Blood Money
The Vines - 'Get Free' from Highly Evolved
Weezer - 'Keep Fishin'' from Maladroit

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