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07-01-06 Footnotes
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1 While most pop culture mavens wait until the end of the year to tally their favorites, Sound Opinions is so list-crazy, that we’ve decided to take 2006’s half-way mark as an opportunity to take stock. Here are the albums Jim and Greg are loving so far:

Jim DeRogatis:

Gnarls Barkley, St. Elsewhere
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Van Hunt, On the Jungle Floor
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Misson of Burma, The Obliterati
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Wolfmother, Wolfmother

The Bellrays, Have a Little Faith

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Greg Kot:

Art Brut, Bang Bang Rock & Roll

Love is All, Nine Times That Same Song

Ghostface Killah, Fishscale
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Neil Young, Living With War

Dirty on Purpose, Hallelujah Sirens

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Jim DeRogatis's Best of 2006 (So Far)

1. Art Brut, “Bang Bang Rock & Roll” (Downtown)
2. Gnarls Barkley, “St. Elsewhere” (Downtown/Atlantic)
3. Belle and Sebastian, “The Life Pursuit” (Matador)
4. The BellRays, “Have A Little Faith” (Cheap Lullaby)
5. Neko Case, “Fox Confessor Brings the Flood” (Anti)
6. Dilated Peoples, “20/20” (Capitol)
7. Alejandro Escovedo, “The Boxing Mirror” (Back Porch Records)
8. The Flaming Lips, “At War with the Mystics” (Warner Bros.)
9. Grandaddy, “Just Like the Fambly Cat” (V2)
10. Van Hunt, “On the Jungle Floor” (Capitol)
11. Jenny Lewis and the Watson Twins, “Rabbit Fur Coat” (Team Love)
12. Mission of Burma, “The Obliterati” (Matador)
13. Prince, “3121” (Universal/Motown)
14. The Raconteurs, “Broken Boy Soldiers” (V2)
15. Secret Machines, “Ten Silver Drops” (Reprise)
16. The Strokes, “First Impressions of Earth” (RCA)
17. The Subways, “Young for Eternity” (Sire)
18. Matthew Sweet and Susanna Hoffs, “Under the Covers Vol. 1” (Shout Factory)
19. Wolfmother, “Wolfmother” (Interscope)
20. Neil Young, “Living with War” (Reprise)

Greg Kot's Best of 2006 (So Far)

(in no particular order):

Art Brut, "Bang Bang Rock & Roll"
Ghostface Killah, "Fishscale"
Parts and Labor, "Stay Afraid"

Alejandro Escovedo, "The Boxing Mirror"
Mission of Burma, "The Obliterati"
Dirty on Purpose, "Hallelujah Sirens"
Gnarls Barkley, "St. Elsewhere"
Jenny Lewis and the Watson Twins, "Rabbit Furcoat"

Neko Case, "Fox Confessor Brings the Flood"
Neil Young, "Living With War"
Love is All, "Nine Times That Same Song"
Anthony Hamilton, "Ain't Nobody Worryin' "
Mary J. Blige, "The Breakthrough"
Midlake, "The Trials of Van Occupanther"

Van Hunt, "On the Jungle Floor"

Songs Featured in Show #31

Dirty on Purpose, “Monument” Hallelujah Sirens, 2006
The Bellrays, “Pay the Cobra,” Have a Little Faith, 2006
Neil Young, “Looking for a Leader,” Living With War, 2006
Grandaddy, “Disconnecty,” Just like the Fambly Cat, 2006
The Secret Machines, “Alone Jealous and Stoned,” Ten Silver Drops, 2006
Wolfmother, “White Unicorn,” Wolfmother, 2006
Ghostface Killah, “Whip you with a strap” Fishscale, 2006
Mission of Burma, “Donna Sumeria,” The Obliterati, 2006
Love Is All, “Make Out Fall Out Make Up,” Nine Times that Same Song, 2006
Van Hunt, “Being a Girl,” On the Jungle Floor, 2006
Neko Case, “That Teenage Feeling,” Fox Confessor Brings the Flood, 2006
Art Brut, “Good Weekend,” Bang Bang Rock and Roll, 2005
Credits: Gnarls Barkley, Who Cares, St. Elsewhere, 2006

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