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Discovered too Late

When submitting my top ten list for the collective top ten I left out two deserving albums -- Because I hadn't heard them yet! Now I can set the record straight. I know Brendan is planning to post a list of albums that each individual thinks should have made it, but I think these two albums deserve a post of their own.




The first album is Be by Common. Amazing. I've liked some of his past work, but this is a big leap forward. The album deals with serious issues without being heavy handed. Common's delivery hits the right marks every time. The production on the album is near perfect without being overly slick. And the guest artists pull their own weight. What's not to like? Below is a link to watch the video for "The Corner". You may have already seen it on MTV, but check it out if you haven't.

The Corner




The second album that I neglected is Man-Made by Teenage Fanclub. I avoided it because I was worried that it would be depressing crap from a band that used to be good. Not so. It's slightly hit and miss, but there's some solid stuff here. Plus this is just the kind of thing that appeals to me. Download "It's All in My Mind", maybe it'll appeal to you too.

It's All in My Mind


-Aaron
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10:00 PM

the common album is great, especially after Electric Circus, which was frightening. Good call aaron, i'll check out the fanclub.    



11:15 PM

Common was my either pick that didn't make the list. I'm glad to see that he's he abandoned his psychedelic dablings, and is in the hands of Kanye West.    



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