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200 Top Albums (2000-2009) #50 - And So I Watch You From Afar

1. Ryan Adams – 'Heartbreaker' (2000)

2. Smog – 'A river ain’t too much love' (2005)

3. Vincent Gallo – 'When' (2001)

4. Godspeed You Black Emperor! - 'Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven' (2000)

5. Godspeed You Black Emperor! – 'Yanqui U.X.O.' (2002)

6. Bonnie “Prince” Billy – 'Master and Everyone' (2003)

7. Mogwai – 'Rock Action' (2001)

8. Ryan Adams – 'Love is Hell' (2003)

9. Yo la tengo – 'And then nothing turned itself inside out' (2000)

10. Early Day Miners – 'Jefferson at res't' (2003)


11. Red House Painters – 'Old Ramon' (2001)

12. Lucinda Williams – 'World without tears' (2003)

13. Low – 'Things we lost in fire' (2001)

14. Radiohead – 'Amnesiac' (2001)

15. Nick Cave - 'Abbatoir Blues/The Lyre of Orpheus' (2004)

16. Elliott Smith - 'From a basement on the hill' (2004)

17. Gillian Welch – 'Time' (2001)

18. Sonic Youth – 'The Eterna'l (2009)

19. Elizabeth Anka Vajagic – 'Stand with the stillness of the day' (2004)

20. Cheval de frise – 'Cheval de frise' (2000)


21. Johan Johansson - 'IBM 1401, A User's Manual' (2006)

22. Dakota suite – 'Waiting for the dawn to crawl through' (2007)

23. Billy Bragg & Wilco – 'Mermaid Avenue vol. 2' (2000)

24. Jim O’Rourke – 'Long night' (2008)

25. Lambchop – 'Aw C’mon/No you c’mon!' (2004)

26. Mojave 3 – 'Spoon and rafter' (2003)

27. Pj Harvey – 'White chalk' (2007)

28. Frog Pocket – 'Gonglot' (2005)

29. A Silver Mt. Zion - 'He Has Left Us Alone But Shafts of Light Sometimes Grace the Corners of Our Rooms' (2000)

30. Jon Hopkins – 'Insides' (2009)


31. The black heart procession – 'The Spell' (2006)

32. Across tundras – 'Dark songs of the prairie' (2006)

33. Bill Callahan – 'Whoke on a whaleheart' (2008)

34. El lebrijano – 'Cuando el lebrijano canta se moja el agua' (2008)

35. Bonnie Prince Billy – 'Ease down the road' (2000)

36. Micah P Hinson – 'And the gospel of progress' (2005)

37. Fennesz – 'Endless Summer' (2001)

38. Early Day Miners – 'Let us garlands bring' (2002)

39. Elliott Smith – 'New Moon' (2007)

40. The new year – 'Newness ends' (2001)


41. The new year – 'the end is near' (2004)

42. John Frusciante – 'The will to death' (2004)

43. Vic Chesnutt – 'North star deserter' (2007)

44. Damien Jurado – 'I break chairs' (2002)

45. Do make say think - 'Winter Hymn Country Hymn Secret Hymn' (2003)

46. Jim O’Rourke – 'Insignificance' (2001)

47. Isis – 'In the absence of truth' (2006)

48. Scott Walker – 'The drift' (2006)

49. Bill Callahan – 'Sometimes I wish we were an eagle' (2009)

50. And so I watch you from a far – 'And so I watch you from afar' (2009)