The last few weeks have see critics and fans decide on their favourite albums and music moments of 2011, really like most awards it isn’t that important but it is a bit of fun that we seem to be intent on doing every year. I for one love end of year lists to the point of it becoming a bit of an unheathly obsession!
Here is a round-up of the polls and lists The Strokes featured on
Angles was #8 as the Most Underated Album and Under Cover of Darkness came in at 32 on the Top 50 Songs list. The Strokes were also 5th on the Best Comeback/Reunion poll
NME Readers Poll
Angles was listed in the BBC’s Top Album Art of 2011, interesting choice seeing as how many people seemed to outright hate the art when it was first revealed. I was always indifferent to it myself.
You’re So Right won the Best Musical Performance on the Jimmy Fallon Late show
NY Times Concert Moments of 2011 included the spectacular Madison Square Garden show
Other blogs and sites that listed Angles:
I will amend this post if any other turn up.
For the record Angles was definitely in my own Top 10 list of 2011.