The 50 Best International Artist’s Music Of The Decade (2000-2009)

ifonlytheusaknew:

This is a list of the 50 best releases by international artists of the decade. I personally couldn’t have lived without these releases, in particular certain songs really did it for me. Broken down by year below, but not listed in any particular order.

2000:

Tahiti 80 – Heartbeat – ‘Heartbeat’
Radiohead – Kid A – ‘Idioteque’ ‘Everything In It’s Right Place’ 
Bonobo – Animal Magic – ‘Sleepy Seven’

2001:

Daft Punk – Delivery  – ‘One More Time’ and ‘Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger’
Radiohead – Amnesiac – ‘Pyramid Song’ and ‘I Might Be Wrong’
Télépopmusik – Genetic World – ‘Let’s Go Again’
Bjork – Vespertine – ‘It’s Not Up To You’
Mouse On Mars – Idiology – ‘Paradical’

2002:

Tahiti 80 – Wallpaper For The Soul – ‘Get Yourself Together’
Boards Of Canada – Geogaddl
Sigur Ros – ()
Mum – Finally We Are No One – ‘I Cant Feel My Hand Any More, It’s Allright, Sleep Still’
Frou Frou – Details – ‘Let Go’
The Notwist – Neon Golden – ‘Pilot’

2003:

Arthur Verocai – Saudade Damais – ‘Pelas Sombras’                                               Bonobo – Dial M’ For Monkey – ‘Flutter’
Jon Kennedy – Take My Drum To England – Brown Acid’
The Knife – Deep Cuts – ‘Heartbeats’
Four Tet – Rounds – ‘She Moves She’

2004:

The Streets – A Grand Don’t Come For Free – ‘It Was Supposed To Be Easy’
The Libertines – The Libertines

2005:

Imogen Heap – Speak For Yourself – ‘Hide and Seek’
Seu Jorge – The Life Aquatic Studio Sessions (Soundrack) – ‘Lady Stardust’ (in Portugese)

2006:

Architecture In Helsinki – We Died, They Remixed
The Knife – Silent Shout – ‘Marble House’
Lily Allen – Alright, Still – ‘LDN’
The Sounds – Dying To Say This To You – ‘Night After Night’
Phoenix – It’s Never Been Like That – ‘Long Distance Call’

2007:

Arcade Fire – Neon Bible – ‘No Cars Go’
M.I.A. – Kala – ‘Paper Planes’
Amy Winehouse – Back To Black – ‘You Know I’m No Good’
Nostalgia 77 – Everything Under The Sun – ‘Dreamers Dance’
Múm – Go Go Smear The Poso – ‘Guity Rocks’
Axe Riverboy – Tutu To Tango – ‘Whisper’

2008:

Mother Mother – O My Heart – ‘Body Of Years’
m83 – Saturdays=Youth – ‘We Own The Sky’
The Whip – X Marks Destination – ‘Save My Soul’
Hot Chip – Made In The Dark – ‘Ready For The Floor’
Nostalgia 77 – One Offs, Remixes & B-Sides
Late Of The Pier – Fantasy Black Channel – ‘Random Firl’
Lykke Li – Youth Novels – ‘Little Bit’
The Notwist – The Devil, You And Me – ‘Gloomy Planets’

2009:

Röyksopp – Junior/Senior – ‘Happy Up Here’
Jonathan Johansson – En Hand | Himlen – ‘Hogsta Taket, Hogsta Vaningen’
Mew – No More Stories Are Told Today Sorry … – ‘Introducing Palace Prayers’
Phoenix – Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix – ‘Rome’
Fever Ray – Fever Ray– ‘Seven’
La Roux – La Roux – ‘In For The Kill’
Lily Allen – It’s Not Me, It’s You – ‘22’