Matt Durrant

I run around, I read bad books, I take pictures on my phone and some videos.
I sometimes try to make electronic music
Here are my favourite albums (which I'm buying on vinyl).
Contact me on WhatsApp. I largely ignore email and Facebook.

50 Favourite Albums of 2007

My favourite albums as determined by my Spotify account (source code).

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RankAlbumTracks
1.
83%
Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga
Spoon
2007
1. Don't Make Me A Target
2. The Ghost Of You Lingers
3. You Got Yr. Cherry Bomb
4. Don't You Evah
5. Rhthm & Soul
6. Eddie's Ragga
7. The Underdog
8. My Little Japanese Cigarette Case
9. Finer Feelings
10. Black Like Me
2.
70%
New Moon
Elliott Smith
2007
1. Angel In The Snow
2. Talking To Mary
3. High Times
4. New Monkey
5. Looking Over My Shoulder
6. Going Nowhere
7. Riot Coming
8. All Cleaned Out
9. First Timer
10. Go By
11. Miss Misery (Early Version)
12. Thirteen
13. Georgia, Georgia
14. Whatever (Folk Song In C)
15. Big Decision
16. Placeholder
17. New Disaster
18. Seen How Things Are Hard
19. Fear City
20. Either/Or
3.
66%
Below the Heavens
Blu
2007
1. My World Is...
2. The Narrow Path
3. Simply Amazin' (steel blazin')
4. Juice n' Dranks
5. In Remembrance
6. Blu Collar Worker
7. Dancing In The Rain
8. First Things First
9. Greater Love
10. Good Life
11. Soul Rising
12. Cold Hearted
13. Below The Heavens pt. I
14. Below The Heavens pt. II
15. I Am...
4.
60%
Time On Earth
Crowded House
2007
1. Nobody Wants To
2. Don't Stop Now
3. She Called Up
4. Say That Again
5. Pour Le Monde
6. Even A Child
7. Heaven That I'm Making
8. A Sigh
9. Silent House
10. English Trees
11. Walked Her Way Down
12. Transit Lounge
13. You Are The One To Make Me Cry
14. People Are Like Suns
5.
56%
Untrue
Burial
2007
1. Untitled
2. Archangel
3. Near Dark
4. Ghost Hardware
5. Endorphin
6. Etched Headplate
7. In Mcdonalds
8. Untrue
9. Shell of Light
10. Dog Shelter
11. Homeless
12. UK
13. Raver
6.
45%
Kala
M.I.A.
2007
1. Bamboo Banga
2. BirdFlu
3. Boyz
4. Jimmy
5. Hussel
6. Mango Pickle Down River
7. 20 Dollar
8. World Town
9. The Turn
10. XR2
11. Paper Planes
12. Come Around
7.
43%
Strange Weirdos: Music From And Inspired By The Film Knocked Up
Loudon Wainwright III
2007
1. Grey In L.A.
2. You Can't Fail Me Now
3. Daughter
4. Ypsilanti
5. So Much To Do
6. Valley Morning
7. X or Y
8. Final Frontier
9. Feel So Good
10. Lullaby
11. Naomi
12. Doin' The Math
13. Strange Weirdos
14. Passion Play
8.
35%
Twilight Of The Innocents
Ash
2007
1. I Started A Fire
2. You Can't Have It All
3. Blacklisted
4. Polaris
5. Palace Of Excess - fka Suberraneans and fka Suicide Girls
6. End Of The World
7. Ritual
8. Shadows
9. Princess Six
10. Dark And Stormy - Dark And Stormy
11. Shattered Glass
12. Twilight Of The Innocents
9.
35%
Saltbreakers
Laura Veirs
2007
1. Pink Light
2. Ocean Night Song
3. Don't Lose Yourself
4. Drink Deep
5. Wandering Kind
6. Nightingale
7. Saltbreakers
8. To the Country
9. Cast a Hook in Me
10. Phantom Mountain
11. Black Butterfly
12. Wrecking
13. Bright Glittering Gifts
10.
31%
I'll Sleep When You're Dead
El-P
2007
1. Tasmanian Pain Coaster
2. Smithereens (Stop Cryin')
3. Up All Night
4. EMG
5. Drive
6. Dear Sirs
7. Run The Numbers
8. Habeas Corpses (Draconian Love)
9. The Overly Dramatic Truth
10. Flyentology
11. No Kings
12. The League Of Extraordinary Nobodies
13. Poisenville Kids No Wins / Reprise (This Must Be Our Time)
11.
30%
Under The Blacklight
Rilo Kiley
2007
1. Silver Lining
2. Close Call
3. The Moneymaker
4. Breakin' Up
5. Under the Blacklight
6. Dreamworld
7. Dejalo
8. 15
9. Smoke Detector
10. The Angels Hung Around
11. Give a Little Love
12.
28%
In Rainbows
Radiohead
2007
1. 15 Step
2. Bodysnatchers
3. Nude
4. Weird Fishes/ Arpeggi
5. All I Need
6. Faust Arp
7. Reckoner
8. House Of Cards
9. Jigsaw Falling Into Place
10. Videotape
13.
28%
For Emma, Forever Ago
Bon Iver
2007
1. Flume
2. Lump Sum
3. Skinny Love
4. The Wolves (Act I and II)
5. Blindsided
6. Creature Fear
7. Team
8. For Emma
9. re:stacks
10. Wisconsin
14.
25%
From Here We Go Sublime
The Field
2007
1. Over The Ice
2. A Paw In My Face
3. Good Things End
4. The Little Heart Beats So Fast
5. Everyday
6. Silent
7. The Deal
8. Sun & Ice
9. Mobilia
10. From Here We Go Sublime
15.
22%
Let's Stay Friends
Les Savy Fav
2007
1. Pots & Pans
2. The Equestrian
3. The Year Before The Year 2000
4. Patty Lee
5. What Would Wolves Do?
6. Brace Yourself
7. Raging In The Plague Age
8. Slugs In The Shrubs
9. Kiss Kiss Is Getting Old
10. Comes & Goes
11. Scotchgard The Credit Card
12. The Lowest Bitter
16.
22%
The Stage Names
Okkervil River
2007
1. Our Life is Not a Movie or Maybe
2. Unless It's Kicks
3. A Hand to Take Hold of the Scene
4. Savannah Smiles
5. Plus Ones
6. A Girl In Port
7. You Can't Hold the Hand of a Rock and Roll Man
8. Title Track
9. John Allyn Smith Sails
17.
19%
For Emma, Forever Ago
Bon Iver
2007
1. Flume
2. Lump Sum
3. Skinny Love
4. The Wolves (Act I and II)
5. Blindsided
6. Creature Fear
7. Team
8. For Emma
9. Re: Stacks
18.
18%
Eardrum
Talib Kweli
2007
1. Everything Man
2. NY Weather Report
3. Hostile Gospel, Pt. 1 - Deliver Us
4. Say Something (feat. Jean Grae) - New Mix
5. Country Cousins (feat. UGK & Raheem DeVaughn)
6. Holy Moly
7. Eat to Live
8. In the Mood (feat. Kanye West & Roy Ayers)
9. Soon the New Day (feat. Norah Jones)
10. Give 'Em Hell (feat. Coi Mattison & Lyfe Jennings)
11. More or Less (feat. Dion)
12. Stay Around
13. Hot Thing (feat. will.i.am)
14. Space Fruit - Interlude
15. The Perfect Beat (feat. KRS-ONE)
16. Oh My Stars (feat. Musiq Soulchild)
17. Listen!!!
18. Go with Us (feat. Strong Arm Steady)
19. Hostile Gospel, Pt. 2 (feat. Sizzla) - Deliver Me
20. The Nature (feat. Justin Timberlake)
19.
17%
Cassadaga
Bright Eyes
2007
1. Clairaudients (Kill Or Be Killed)
2. Four Winds
3. If The Brakeman Turns My Way
4. Hot Knives
5. Make A Plan To Love Me
6. Soul Singer In A Session Band
7. Classic Cars
8. Middleman
9. Cleanse Song
10. No One Would Riot For Less
11. Coat Check Dream Song
12. I Must Belong Somewhere
13. Lime Tree
14. Susan Miller Rag
20.
16%
Boxer
The National
2007
1. Fake Empire
2. Mistaken For Strangers
3. Brainy
4. Squalor Victoria
5. Green Gloves
6. Slow Show
7. Apartment Story
8. Start a War
9. Guest Room
10. Racing Like a Pro
11. Ada
12. Gospel
21.
16%
Lullaby For Liquid Pig
Lisa Germano
2007
1. Nobody’s Playing
2. Paper Doll
3. Liquid Pig
4. Pearls
5. Candy
6. Dream Glasses Off
7. From A Shell
8. It’s Party Time
9. All The Pretty Lies
10. Lullaby For Liquid Pig
11. Into The Night
12. …To Dream
22.
15%
Finding Forever
Common
2007
1. Intro
2. Start The Show
3. The People
4. Drivin' Me Wild
5. I Want You
6. Southside
7. The Game
8. U, Black Maybe
9. So Far To Go
10. Break My Heart
11. Misunderstood
12. Forever Begins
13. Play Your Cards Right
23.
13%
Romeo & Juliet Soundtrack
Various Artists
2007
1. #1 Crush
2. Local God
3. Angel
4. Pretty Piece Of Flesh
5. Kissing You
6. Whatever (I Had A Dream)
7. Lovefool
8. Young Hearts Run Free
9. Everybody's Free (To Feel Good)
10. To You I Bestow
11. Talk Show Host
12. Little Star
13. You And Me Song
14. Introduction To Romeo
15. Young Hearts Run Free - Ballroom Version
16. Kissing You (Love Theme From Romeo+Juliet)
17. When Doves Cry
18. Everybody's Free (To Wear Sunscreen) - 2007 Mix
24.
13%
The Stage Names
Okkervil River
2007
1. Our Life Is Not A Movie Or Maybe
2. Unless It's Kicks
3. A Hand To Take Hold Of The Scene
4. Savannah Smiles
5. Plus Ones
6. A Girl In Port
7. You Can't Hold The Hand Of A Rock And Roll Man
8. Title Track
9. John Allyn Smith Sails
10. (Shannon Wilsey on the) Starry Stairs
25.
12%
23
Blonde Redhead
2007
1. 23
2. Dr Strangeluv
3. The Dress
4. SW
5. Spring And By Summer Fall
6. Silently
7. Publisher
8. Heroine
9. Top Ranking
10. My Impure Hair
11. (We Are A Real Team) Harry And I
12. Signs Along The Path
26.
11%
Strange Weirdos: Music From And Inspired By The Film Knocked Up
Loudon Wainwright III
2007
1. Grey In L.A.
2. You Can't Fail Me Now
3. Daughter
4. Ypsilanti
5. So Much To Do
6. Valley Morning
7. X or Y
8. Final Frontier
9. Feel So Good
10. Lullaby
11. Naomi
12. Doin' The Math
13. Strange Weirdos
14. Passion Play
27.
11%
Sound of Silver
LCD Soundsystem
2007
1. Get Innocuous!
2. Time to Get Away
3. North American Scum
4. Someone Great
5. All My Friends
6. Us V Them
7. Watch the Tapes
8. Sound of Silver
9. New York, I Love You but You're Bringing Me Down
28.
10%
New Moon
Elliott Smith
2007
1. Angel in the Snow
2. Talking to Mary
3. High Times
4. New Monkey
5. Looking Over My Shoulder
6. Going Nowhere
7. Riot Coming
8. All Cleaned Out
9. First Timer
10. Go By
11. Miss Miserly - Early version
12. Thirteen
1. Georgia, Georgia
2. Whatever (Folk Song in C)
3. Big Decision
4. Placeholder
5. New Disaster
6. Seen How Things Are Hard
7. Fear City
8. Either / Or
29.
10%
Oracular Spectacular
MGMT
2007
1. Time to Pretend
2. Weekend Wars
3. The Youth
4. Electric Feel
5. Kids
6. 4th Dimensional Transition
7. Pieces of What
8. Of Moons, Birds & Monsters
9. The Handshake
10. Future Reflections
30.
10%
Cease To Begin
Band of Horses
2007
1. Is There a Ghost
2. Ode to LRC
3. No One's Gonna Love You
4. Detlef Schrempf
5. The General Specific
6. Lamb on the Lam (in the City)
7. Islands on the Coast
8. Marry Song
9. Cigarettes, Wedding Bands
10. Window Blues
31.
10%
23
Blonde Redhead
2007
1. 23
2. Dr Strangeluv
3. The Dress
4. SW
5. Spring and by Summer Fall
6. Silently
7. Publisher
8. Heroine
9. Top Ranking
10. My Impure Hair
32.
10%
Ghost
Radical Face
2007
1. Asleep On A Train
2. Welcome Home, Son
3. Let The River In
4. Glory
5. The Strangest Things
6. Wrapped In Piano Strings
7. Along The Road
8. Haunted
9. Winter Is Coming
10. Sleepwalking
11. Homesick
33.
10%
Mirrored
Battles
2007
1. Race : In
2. Atlas
3. Ddiamondd
4. Tonto
5. Leyendecker
6. Rainbow
7. Bad Trails
8. Prismism
9. Snare Hangar
10. Tij
11. Race : Out
34.
10%
Reunion Tour
The Weakerthans
2007
1. Civil Twilight
2. Hymn of the Medical Oddity
3. Relative Surplus Value
4. Tournament Of Hearts
5. Virtute the Cat Explains Her Departure
6. Elegy from Gump Worsley
7. Sun in an Empty Room
8. Night Windows
9. Bigfoot!
10. Reunion Tour
11. Utilities
35.
10%
Gone Faded
Soft
2007
1. Gone Faded
2. Higher
3. You Make Me Wanna Die
4. Droppin'
5. Dumb Blood
6. Great Spirit
7. Ten Times Strong
8. Gold
9. Hundred Days
10. Ring On
11. Hot Club
36.
10%
No Place Like Chrome
Apathy
2007
1. Naturally Nasty
2. Sound of the Clap
3. 88 Mindstate
4. Fix Your Face
5. S.M.D.
6. Maybe
7. Bad Attitudes (feat. One Two)
8. Donkey *** (feat. Majik Most)
9. Nut Reception (feat. J-Zone)
10. Save the Day
11. Drink Specials (feat. Tzarizm, Phil da Agony & Rugged)
37.
10%
Wincing The Night Away
The Shins
2007
1. Sleeping Lessons
2. Australia
3. Pam Berry
4. Phantom Limb
5. Sea Legs
6. Red Rabbits
7. Turn On Me
8. Black Wave
9. Spilt Needles
10. Girl Sailor
11. A Comet Appears
38.
10%
Night Falls Over Kortedala
Jens Lekman
2007
1. And I Remember Every Kiss
2. Sipping On the Sweet Water
3. The Opposite of Hallelujah
4. A Postcard to Nina
5. Into Eternity
6. I'm Leaving You Because I Don't Love You
7. If I Could Cry (it would feel like this)
8. Your Arms Around Me
9. Shirin
10. It Was a Strange Time in My Life
11. Kanske Ar Jag Kar i Dig
12. Friday Night At The Drive-In Bingo
39.
10%
Tulsa
Dwight Twilley
2007
1. Runnin'
2. A Little Less Love
3. It's Hard To Be A Rebel (No World)
4. The Luck
5. Baby's Got The Blues Again
6. Way Of The World
7. Tulsa
8. Miranda
9. Miracle
10. Beauty Dirt
11. Goodbye
12. Baby Girl
40.
10%
12 Crass Songs
Jeffrey Lewis
2007
1. End Result
2. I Ain’t Thick, It’s Just A Trick
3. Systematic Death
4. The Gasman Cometh
5. Banned From The Roxy
6. Where Next Columbus?
7. Do They Owe Us A Living?
8. Securicor
9. Demoncrats
10. Big A, Little A
11. Punk Is Dead
12. Walls (Fun In The Oven)
41.
10%
Saltbreakers
Laura Veirs and Saltbreakers
2007
1. Pink Light
2. Ocean Night Song
3. Don't Lose Yourself
4. Drink Deep
5. Wandering Kind
6. Nightingale
7. Saltbreakers
8. To the Country
9. Cast a Hook
10. Phantom Mountain
11. Black Butterfly
12. Wrecking
42.
10%
Night Falls Over Kortedala
Jens Lekman
2007
1. And I Remember Every Kiss
2. Sipping On the Sweet Nectar
3. The Opposite of Hallelujah
4. A Postcard to Nina
5. Into Eternity
6. I'm Leaving You Because I Don't Love You
7. If I Could Cry (it would feel like this)
8. Your Arms Around Me
9. Shirin
10. It Was a Strange Time in My Life
11. Kanske Ar Jag Kar i Dig
12. Friday Night at the Drive-In Bingo
43.
10%
Flash House, Vol. 1
Various Artists
2007
1. The Power
2. 3 A.M. Eternal
3. It Takes Two
4. The Space Jungle
5. Def Con One
6. Spring Love
7. Sally "that Girl"
8. Work to the Bone
9. Real Love
10. We Want Some *****
11. Tell It to My Heart
12. Robocop
13. Pump up the Party
44.
10%
Invincible
Various Artists
2007
1. I Got A Name
2. Let It Ride
3. I Just Want To Celebrate
4. Free Ride
5. Mandolin Wind
6. Drift Away
7. Funk 49
8. Do You Know What I Mean
9. Let's Work Together
10. Fooled Around And Fell In Love
11. How Long
12. Feelin' Alright
13. Strangehold
45.
10%
Because Of The Times
Kings of Leon
2007
1. Knocked Up
2. Charmer
3. On Call
4. McFearless
5. Black Thumbnail
6. My Party
7. True Love Way
8. Ragoo
9. Fans
10. The Runner
11. Trunk
12. Camaro
13. Arizona
46.
10%
Rock With the Hot 8
Hot 8 Brass Band
2007
1. What's My Name?
2. It's Real
3. Fly Away
4. I Got You
5. Sexual Healing
6. Jisten to Me
7. We Are One
8. Skeet Skeet
9. Rastafunk
10. E Flat Blues
11. Skit #1
12. Love Don't Live Here
13. Get Up
47.
10%
Walls
Apparat
2007
1. Not A Number
2. Hailin From The Edge
3. Useless Information
4. Limelight
5. Holdon
6. Fractales Pt. 1
7. Fractales Pt. 2
8. Birds
9. Arcadia
10. You Don’t Know Me
11. Headup
12. Over And Over
13. Like Porcelain
48.
10%
We Are The Night
The Chemical Brothers
2007
1. No Path To Follow
2. We Are The Night
3. All Rights Reversed
4. Saturate
5. Do It Again
6. Das Spiegel
7. The Salmon Dance
8. Burst Generator
9. A Modern Midnight Conversation
10. Battle Scars
11. Harpoons
12. The Pills Won't Help You Now
13. Seal
14. No Need
49.
10%
Graduation
Kanye West
2007
1. Good Morning
2. Champion
3. Stronger
4. I Wonder
5. Good Life
6. Can't Tell Me Nothing
7. Barry Bonds
8. Drunk and Hot Girls
9. Flashing Lights
10. Everything I Am
11. The Glory
12. Homecoming
13. Big Brother
14. Good Night
50.
9%
The Best Of
Death In Vegas
2007
1. Dirge
2. Scorpio Rising
3. So You Say You Lost Your Baby
4. G.B.H.
5. Dirt - Slayer Edit
6. Rocco
7. Neptune City - Andrew Weatherall Mix
8. 23 Lies
9. Hands Around My Throat - D.I.V.
10. Natja - Richie Hawtin Mix
11. Rekkit - Full Mix
12. Aisha
13. Twist & Crawl - Full Version
14. Aladdin's Story
15. Scorpio Rising - Polyphonic Spree Remix