I’ve done another of these Spotify playlists – this time to reflect the best of my purchases in the first quarter of the year:
It’s the first quarter that’s properly been affected by a Spotify subscription – a fair number of the albums have been auditioned first via streaming and that’s led to fewer purchases on spec.
It’s also meant that, having listened to the Martha Ffion on a whim I ended up purchasing an album that I wouldn’t have otherwise have bought (although in the old days it might have been an e-music purchase).
For flow, I’ve included a couple of single versions of songs rather than the album version.
The full track listing:
Nap Eyes – Every Time The Feeling (from I’m Bad Now)
Dream Wife – Hey Heartbreaker (from Dream Wife)
Martha Ffion – Punch Drunk (from Sunday Best)
The Lovely Eggs – Wiggy Giggy (single edit) (from This Is Eggland)
Hookworms – Negative Space (from Microshift)
No Age – Soft Collar Fad (from Snares Like a Haircut)
Desperate Journalist – It Gets Better (from You Get Used To It E.P.)
Whyte Horses – Empty Words (from Empty Words)
The Spook School – Less Than perfect (from Could It Be Different?)
The Breeders – MetaGoth (from All Nerve)
Broken Records – They Won’t Ever Leave Us Alone (from What We Might Know)
The Orielles – Let Your Dog Tooth Grow (from Silver Dollar Moment)
Gwenno – Tir Ha Mor (from Le Kov)
SHHE – Eyes Shut (single)
Birdhead – Sunsleeper (single)
For what it’s worth at this early stage, I think No Age are the current leaders in the album of the year race.