51 Favourite Albums of 2003

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

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RankAlbumTracks
1.
77%
More Parts Per Million
The Thermals
2003
1. It's Trivia
2. Brace And Break
3. No Culture Icons
4. ******* The Light
5. Out Of The Old And Thin
6. I Know The Pattern
7. Time To Lose
8. My Little Machine
9. Overgrown, Overblown!
10. A Passing Feeling
11. Back To Gray
12. Born Dead
13. An Endless Supply
2.
74%
Baby I'm Bored
Evan Dando
2003
1. Repeat
2. My Idea
3. Ranch Santa Fe
4. Waking Up
5. Hard Drive
6. Shots Is Fired
7. It Looks Like You
8. The same thing you thought hard about is the same part I can live without
9. Why do You do this to yourself
10. All My life
11. Stop My head
12. In the Grass all wine colored
3.
62%
Dead Cities, Red Seas & Lost Ghosts
M83
2003
1. Birds
2. Unrecorded
3. Run Into Flowers
4. In Church
5. Be Wild
6. America
7. On a White Lake, Near a Green Mountain
8. Noise
9. Cyborg
10. 0078H
11. Gone
12. Beauties Can Die
4.
60%
Rounds
Four Tet
2003
1. Hands
2. She Moves She
3. First Thing
4. My Angel Rocks Back And Forth
5. Spirit Fingers
6. Unspoken
7. Chia
8. As Serious As Your Life
9. And They All Look Broken Hearted
10. Slow Jam
5.
40%
The Black Album
JAY-Z
2003
1. Interlude
2. December 4th
3. What More Can I Say
4. Encore
5. Change Clothes
6. Dirt Off Your Shoulder
7. Threat
8. Moment Of Clarity
9. 99 Problems
10. Interlude
11. Justify My Thug
12. Lucifer
13. Allure
14. My 1st Song
6.
25%
Unrest
Erlend Øye
2003
1. Ghost Trains
2. Sheltered Life
3. Sudden Rush
4. Prego Amore
5. Every Party Has A Winner And A Loser
6. The Athlete
7. Symptom Of Disease
8. The Talk
9. A While Ago & Recently
10. Like Gold
7.
23%
1972
Josh Rouse
2003
1. 1972
2. Love Vibration
3. Sunshine (Come on Lady)
4. James
5. Slaveship
6. Come Back (Light Therapy)
7. Under Your Charms
8. Flight Attendant
9. Sparrows over Birmingham
10. Rise
8.
22%
Tallahassee
The Mountain Goats
2003
1. Tallahassee
2. First Few Desperate Hours
3. Southwood Plantation Road
4. Game Shows Touch Our Lives
5. The House That Dripped Blood
6. Idylls of the King
7. No Children
8. See America Right
9. Peacocks
10. International Small Arms Traffic Blues
11. Have To Explode
12. Old College Try
13. Oceanographer's Choice
14. Alpha Rats Nest
9.
22%
Tough Love
Hamell on Trial
2003
1. Don't Kill
2. Halfway
3. When Destiny Calls
4. Hail
5. 95 South
6. Downs
7. All That Was Said
8. A Little Concerned, That's All
9. Everything and Nothing
10. Tough Love
11. Dear Pete
12. There Is a God
13. First Date
14. Worry Wart
15. Oughta Go Around
16. Detroit Lullaby
10.
19%
More Parts Per Million
The Thermals
2003
1. It's Trivia
2. Brace And Break
3. No Culture Icons
4. ******* The Light
5. Out Of The Old And Thin
6. I Know The Pattern
7. Time To Lose
8. My Little Machine
9. Overgrown, Overblown!
10. A Passing Feeling
11. Back To Gray
12. Born Dead
13. An Endless Supply
11.
19%
Tricka Technology
A.Skillz
2003
1. Intro
2. Tricka Technology (feat. T.C. Izlam)
3. First New Message (feat. Dr. Luke)
4. Simple Things (feat. Real Elements)
5. Kurtis Shout
6. Gimme the Breaks (feat. Kurtis Blow)
7. Ill Type Sound (feat. T.C. Izlam)
8. Fluteism
9. Peaches (feat. Droop Capone)
10. Check Em
11. Roll Over Baby (feat. Ashley Slater)
12. Give You That (feat. Obi & Real Elements)
13. Party in Central Park (feat. Dr. Luke)
14. Come Alive (feat. Dr. Luke)
15. Short Breath
16. On Your Own (feat. Cathy Burton)
12.
18%
Chutes Too Narrow
The Shins
2003
1. Kissing the Lipless
2. Mine's Not a High Horse
3. So Says I
4. Young Pilgrims
5. Saint Simon
6. Fighting in a Sack
7. Pink Bullets
8. Turn a Square
9. Gone for Good
10. Those to Come
13.
17%
Veneer
José González
2003
1. Slow Moves
2. Remain
3. Lovestain
4. Heartbeats
5. Crosses
6. Deadweight On Velveteen
7. All You Deliver
8. Stay In The Shade
9. Hints
10. Save Your Day
11. Broken Arrows
14.
14%
Tough Love
Hamell on Trial
2003
1. Don't Kill
2. Halfway
3. When Destiny Calls
4. Hail
5. 95 South
6. Downs
7. All That Was Said
8. A Little Concerned, That's All
9. Everything and Nothing
10. Tough Love
11. Dear Pete
12. There Is a God
13. First Date
14. Worry Wart
15. Oughta Go Around
16. Detroit Lullaby
15.
13%
Rounds
Four Tet
2003
1. Hands
2. She Moves She
3. First Thing
4. My Angel Rocks Back And Forth
5. Spirit Fingers
6. Unspoken
7. Chia
8. As Serious As Your Life
9. And They All Look Broken Hearted
10. Slow Jam
16.
11%
Elephant
The White Stripes
2003
1. Seven Nation Army
2. Black Math
3. There's No Home For You Here
4. I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself
5. In The Cold, Cold Night
6. I Want To Be The Boy...
7. You've Got Her In Your Pocket
8. Ball And Biscuit
9. The Hardest Button To Button
10. Little Acorns
11. Hypnotise
12. The Air Near My Fingers
13. Girl, You Have No Faith In Medicine
14. It's True That We Love One Another
17.
11%
Speakerboxxx/The Love Below
OutKast
2003
1. Intro
2. GhettoMusick
3. Unhappy
4. Bowtie (feat. Sleepy Brown & Jazze Pha)
5. The Way You Move (feat. Sleepy Brown)
6. The Rooster
7. Bust (feat. Killer Mike)
8. War
9. Church
10. Bamboo (Interlude)
11. Tomb of the Boom (feat. Konkrete, Big Gipp & Ludacris)
12. E-Mac (Interlude)
13. Knowing
14. Flip Flop Rock (feat. Killer Mike & Jay-Z)
15. Interlude
16. Reset (feat. Khujo Goodie & Cee-Lo)
17. D-Boi (Interlude)
18. Last Call (feat. Slimm Calhoun, Lil' Jon, The EastSide Boyz & Mello)
19. Bowtie (Postlude)
1. The Love Below (Intro)
18.
11%
Fight Test
The Flaming Lips
2003
1. Fight Test
2. Can't Get You out of My Head - Live at KEXP
3. The Golden Age - Live
4. Knives Out - Live on KCRW
5. Do You Realize?? - Scott Hardkiss Floating in Space Vocal Mix
6. The Strange Design of Conscience
7. Thank You Jack White (For the Fiber-Optic Jesus That You Gave Me)
19.
10%
The Smell Of Our Own
The Hidden Cameras
2003
1. Golden Streams
2. Ban Marriage
3. A Miracle
4. Animals Of Prey
5. Smells Like Happiness
6. The Day Is Dawning
7. Boys Of Melody
8. Shame
9. Breathe On It
10. The Man That I Am With My Man
20.
10%
Closer
Plastikman
2003
1. Ask Yourself
2. Mind Encode
3. Lost
4. Disconnect
5. Slow Poke - Twilight Zone Mix
6. Headcase
7. Ping Pong
8. Mind In Rewind
9. I No
10. I Don't Know
21.
10%
The Wind
Warren Zevon
2003
1. Dirt Life & Times
2. Disorder In The House
3. Knockin On Heaven's Door
4. Numb As A Statue
5. She's Too Good For Me
6. Prison Grove
7. El Amor De Mi Vida
8. The Rest Of The Night
9. Please Stay
10. Rub Me Raw
11. Keep Me In Your Heart
22.
10%
So Much For The City
The Thrills
2003
1. Santa Cruz (You're Not That Far)
2. Big Sur
3. Don't Steal Our Sun
4. Deckchairs And Cigarettes
5. One Horse Town
6. Old Friends, New Lovers
7. Say It Ain't So
8. Hollywood Kids
9. Just Travelling Through
10. Your Love Is Like Las Vegas
11. 'Til The Tide Creeps In - Contains Hidden Track 'Plans'
23.
10%
Pig Lib
Stephen Malkmus
2003
1. Water and a Seat
2. Ramp Of Death
3. (Do Not Feed The) Oyster
4. Vanessa from Queens
5. Sheets
6. Animal Midnight
7. Dark Wave
8. Witch Mountain Bridge
9. Craw Song
10. 1% Of One
11. Us
24.
10%
Hiero Oldies: Volume One
Various Artists
2003
1. Souls Of Mischief
2. It Gets No Better
3. What Do You Say?
4. Gotta Lotta
5. Every Day Of The Week
6. Let It Ride
7. Step To My Girl
8. Where They At?
9. Nowadays
10. Reckless/Hush
11. Live On WKCR, NYC
25.
10%
Music For The Mature B Boy
DJ Format
2003
1. Intro
2. Ill Culinary Behaviour
3. We Know Something You Don'T Know
4. Last Bongo In Brighton Remix
5. Hit Song
6. Here Comes The Fuzz
7. B-Boy Code Pt2
8. Vicious Battle Raps
9. Charity Shop Soundclash
10. Little Bit Of Soul
11. English Lesson (Remix)
26.
10%
The Concretes
The Concretes
2003
1. Say Something New
2. You Can't Hurry Love
3. Chico
4. New Friend
5. Diana Ross
6. Warm Night
7. Foreign Country
8. Seems Fine
9. Lovin Kind
10. Lonely As Can Be
11. This One's For You
27.
10%
Dear Catastrophe Waitress
Belle & Sebastian
2003
1. Step Into My Office, Baby
2. Dear Catastrophe Waitress
3. If She Wants Me
4. Piazza, New York Catcher
5. Asleep On a Sunbeam
6. I'm a Cuckoo
7. You Don't Send Me
8. Wrapped Up in Books
9. Lord Anthony
10. If You Find Yourself Caught in Love
11. Roy Walker
12. Stay Loose
28.
10%
Here Comes The Fuzz
Mark Ronson
2003
1. Intro
2. Bluegrass Stain'd (feat. Nappy Roots & Anthony Hamilton)
3. Ooh Wee (feat. Ghostface Killah, Nate Dogg, Trife & Saigon)
4. High (feat. Aya)
5. I Suck (feat. Rivers Cuomo)
6. International Affair (feat. Sean Paul & Tweet)
7. Diduntdidunt (feat. Saigon)
8. On the Run (feat. Mos Def & M.O.P.)
9. Here Comes the Fuzz (feat. Freeway & Nikka Costa)
10. Bout to Get Ugly (feat. Rhymefest & Anthony Hamilton)
11. She's Got Me (feat. Daniel Merriweather)
12. Tomorrow (feat. Q-Tip & Debi Nova)
13. Rashi (Outro)
29.
10%
The Meadowlands
The Wrens
2003
1. The House That Guilt Built
2. Happy
3. She Sends Kisses
4. This Boy Is Exhausted
5. Hopeless
6. Faster Gun
7. Thirteen Grand
8. Boys, You Won't
9. Ex-Girl Collection
10. Per Second Second
11. Everyone Chooses Sides
12. 13 Months in 6 Minutes
13. This Is Not What You Had Planned
30.
10%
Show Me Your Tears
Frank Black & The Catholics
2003
1. Nadine
2. Everything Is New
3. My Favourite Kiss
4. Jaina Blues
5. New House of the Pope
6. Horrible Day
7. Massif Centrale
8. When Will Happiness Find Me Again?
9. Goodbye Lorraine
10. This Old Heartache
11. The Snake
12. Coastline
13. Manitoba
31.
10%
It's the Ones Who've Cracked That the Light Shines Through
Jeffrey Lewis
2003
1. Back When I Was 4
2. Alphabet
3. No LSD Tonight
4. Don't Let the Record Label Take You Out to Lunch
5. Gold
6. Texas
7. Sea Song
8. Arrow
9. Zaster
10. If You Shoot the Head You Kill the Ghoul
11. I Saw a Hippie Girl on 8th Ave
12. Graveyard
13. You Don't Have to Be a Scientist to Do Experiments on Your Own Heart
32.
10%
Take a Break
Me First and the Gimme Gimmes
2003
1. Where Do Broken Hearts Go
2. Hello
3. End of the Road
4. Ain't No Sunshine
5. Nothing Compares 2 U
6. Crazy
7. Isn't She Lovely
8. I Believe I Can Fly
9. Oh Girl
10. I'll Be There
11. Mona Lisa
12. Save the Best for Last
13. Natural Woman
33.
10%
Folklore
Nelly Furtado
2003
1. One-Trick Pony
2. Powerless (Say What You Want)
3. Explode
4. Try
5. Fresh Off The Boat
6. Força
7. The Grass Is Green
8. Picture Perfect
9. Saturdays
10. Build You Up
11. Island Of Wonder
12. Childhood Dreams
13. Try - Acoustic Version
34.
10%
Take Me To Your Leader
King Geedorah
2003
1. Fazers
2. Fastlane
3. Krazy World
4. The Final Hour
5. Monster Zero
6. Next Levels
7. No Snakes Alive
8. Anti-Matter
9. Take Me To Your Leader
10. Lockjaw
11. I Wonder
12. One Smart ******
13. The Fine Print
35.
10%
Phantom Power
Super Furry Animals
2003
1. Hello Sunshine
2. Liberty Belle
3. Golden Retriever
4. Sex, War & Robots
5. The Piccolo Snare
6. Venus & Serena
7. Father Father #1
8. Bleed Forever
9. Out of Control
10. Cityscape Skybaby
11. Father Father #2
12. Valet Parking
13. The Undefeated
14. Slow Life
36.
10%
Hip Hop - Universal Masters
Various Artists
2003
1. I Know You Got Soul
2. Children's Story
3. Sons Of 3rd Bass
4. My Definition Of A Boombastic Jazz Style
5. Television The Drug Of The Nation
6. Da Funk
7. Slam
8. No Diggity
9. New York (Ya Out There)
10. Joints & Jam
11. Pioneers
12. Mic Trippin
13. All I Know - New Album Version
14. The Next Movement - Album Version (Edited)
37.
10%
Together - The Best Of
Reef
2003
1. Give Me Your Love
2. Good Feeling
3. Naked
4. Weird
5. Place Your Hands
6. Come Back Brighter
7. Consideration
8. Yer Old
9. I've Got Something To Say
10. Set the Record Straight
11. Lucky Number
12. Stone for Your Love
13. Talk to Me
14. Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Was In)
38.
10%
Reality
David Bowie
2003
1. New Killer Star
2. Pablo Picasso
3. Never Get Old
4. The Loneliest Guy
5. Looking for Water
6. She'll Drive the Big Car
7. Days
8. Fall Dog Bombs the Moon
9. Try Some, Buy Some
10. Reality
11. Bring Me the Disco King
1. Fly
2. Queen Of All The Tarts (Overture)
3. Rebel Rebel
39.
9%
Big Shots
Charizma
2003
1. Here's A Smirk
2. Methods
3. Jack the Mack
4. Talk About a Girl
5. Red Light Green Light
6. Tell You Something
7. Gatha Round
8. Devotion
9. Apple Juice Break
10. My World Premiere - (12 inch version)
11. Ice Cream Truck
12. Charizma What
13. Fair Weathered Friend
14. Soon to Be Large
15. Pacin' The Floor
40.
9%
Ether Song
Turin Brakes
2003
1. Blue Hour
2. Average Man
3. Long Distance
4. Self Help
5. Falling Down
6. Stone Thrown
7. Clear Blue Air
8. Painkiller
9. Full Of Stars
10. Panic Attack
11. Little Brother
12. Rain City - Includes Hidden Track 'Ether Song'
1. Blue Hour (Home Recording)
2. Self Help (SBN Session)
3. Long Distance (SBN Session)
4. Bright Golden Lights (Home Recording)
41.
9%
Star
702
2003
1. Let Your Hair Down - Main
2. Star - Main
3. Trouble
4. Feelings
5. Come & Knock On My Door
6. I Still Love You
7. Reality
8. Certified
9. Places
10. Stringing Me Along
11. No Way
12. Blah, Blah, Blah, Blah
13. Betcha She
14. Better Day (Ghetto Girl)
15. Jealousy
16. I'm Wit It
17. Star - Album Version II
42.
9%
Deep Cuts
The Knife
2003
1. Heartbeats
2. Girls' Night Out
3. Pass This On
4. One For You
5. The Cop
6. Listen Now
7. She's Having a Baby
8. You Take My Breath Away
9. Rock Classics
10. Is It Medicine
11. You Make Me Like Charity
12. Got 2 Let U
13. Behind the Bushes
14. Hangin' Out
15. This Is Now
16. Handy Man
17. The Bridge
43.
9%
Cheers
Obie Trice
2003
1. Average Man
2. Cheers
3. Got Some Teeth
4. Lady
5. Don't Come Down
6. The Setup
7. Bad *****
8. **** Hits The Fan
9. Follow My Life
10. We All Die One Day
11. Spread Yo ****
12. Look In My Eyes
13. Hands On You
14. Hoodrats
15. Oh!
16. Never Forget Ya
17. Outro (Obie Trice/ Cheers)
44.
9%
Vaudeville Villain
Viktor Vaughn
2003
1. Overture
2. Vaudeville Villain
3. Lickupon
4. The Drop
5. Lactose and Lecithin
6. A Dead Mouse
7. Open Mic Nite, Pt. 1 (feat. Lord Sear, Benn Grimm as Brother Sambuca, Rodan as Dr. Moraue, & Louis Logic as Himself)
8. Raedawn
9. Can I Watch? (feat. Apani B as Nikki)
10. Saliva
11. A Modern Day Mugging
12. Open Mic Nite, Pt. 2 (feat. Lord Sear & Hydro)
13. Never Dead (feat. M. Sayyid as Curis Strifer)
14. Popsnot
15. Mr. Clean
16. G.M.C.
17. Untitled A.K.A. Change the Beat (Bonus Track)
45.
9%
The Bootleg of the Bootleg
Jean Grae
2003
1. Hater's Anthem
2. Take Me
3. Swing Blades
4. My Crew
5. Code Red
6. Chapter One: Destiny
7. Breathe Easy
8. A Little Story
9. You Don't Want It
10. Excuse Me Sir
11. High
12. Keep Livin
13. You Don't Know
14. *** Deal
15. Negro Baseball League
16. Dichotomy
17. Pure Hell
46.
9%
Ghetto Pop Life
Danger Mouse
2003
1. Born-A-MC
2. Ghetto Pop Life (Intro)
3. Ghetto Pop Life
4. Omega Supreme (Who?!)
5. What U Sittin On? (feat. Tha Alkaholiks)
6. The Only One
7. Take Care of Business (feat. J-Zone)
8. That Brooklyn ****
9. Yoo-Hoo!
10. Copy Cats (feat. Prince Po)
11. Don't Do Drugs
12. Medieval (feat. The Pharcyde)
13. Bush Boys
14. Here We Go Again
15. I'ma Doomee
16. Knuckle Sandwich
17. What U Sittin' On? (feat. Cee Lo & Tha Alkaholiks) - DM's 26" Remix
18. The Sh!t
19. Ghetto Pop Life II
47.
9%
Get Rich Or Die Tryin'
50 Cent
2003
1. Intro
2. What Up Gangsta
3. Patiently Waiting
4. Many Men (Wish Death)
5. In Da Club
6. High All The Time
7. Heat
8. If I Can't
9. Blood Hound
10. Back Down
11. P.I.M.P.
12. Like My Style
13. Poor Lil Rich
14. 21 Questions
15. Don't Push Me
16. Gotta Make It To Heaven
17. Wanksta - From "8 Mile" Soundtrack
18. U Not Like Me
19. Lifes On The Line
1. In Da Club - A Cappella
48.
9%
O.S.T.
People Under The Stairs
2003
1. Intro
2. Jappy ***
3. Suite for Beaver Pt. 1
4. Suite for Beaver Pt. 2
5. O.S.T.
6. Empty Bottles of Water
7. Jim Jr.
8. The Outrage
9. Hang Loose
10. The Double K Show
11. Tales of Kidd Drunkadelic
12. Keepin It Live
13. The Dig
14. The Heat
15. Montego Slay
16. The L.A. Song
17. 8 is Enuff
18. Acid Raindrops
19. The Joyride
20. The Breakdown
49.
9%
Fake Songs
Liam Lynch
2003
1. SOS
2. United States Of Whatever
3. Fake Bjork Song
4. Still Wasted From The Party Last Night
5. Cuz You Do
6. I'm All ****** Inside
7. Electrician's Day
8. Rapbot
9. Fake David Bowie Song
10. Rock And Roll Whore
11. Sugar Walkin'
12. Fake Pixies Song
13. Happy
14. Well Hung
15. Fake Depeche Mode Song
16. Try Me
17. Vulture's Son
18. ***** Kind Of Love
19. Fake Talking Heads Song
20. Sir Track
50.
9%
Baby I'm Bored
Evan Dando
2003
1. Repeat
2. My Idea
3. Rancho Santa Fe
4. Waking Up
5. Hard Drive
6. Shots Is Fired
7. It Looks Like You
8. The Same Thing You Thought Hard About Is The Same Part I Can Live Without
9. Why Do You Do This To Yourself
10. All My Life
11. Stop My Head
12. In The Grass All Wine Colored
1. Shots Is Fired - Alternative Version
2. I Wanna Be Your Mamma Again
3. Tongue Tied
4. Whoops
5. Sucker Punch
6. The Same Thing You Thought Hard About Is The Same Part I Can Live Without - Alternative Version
7. Au Bord De La Seine
8. Rancho Santa Fe - Alternative Version
51.
8%
Happy Songs For Happy People
Mogwai
2003
1. Hunted by a Freak
2. Moses? I Amnt
3. Kids Will Be Skeletons
4. Killing All The Flies
5. Boring Machines Disturbs Sleep
6. Ratts Of The Capital
7. Golden Porsche
8. I Know You Are But What Am I?
9. Stop Coming To My House