TOR's Favourite Albums of 2008: #2
My man Gary informed me that I put two number 5's on my top 10 music list. Apparently I forget where I left off before the holidays. Oh well. Regardless there are only 2 records left and by now I'm sure you've assumed that one of them is Kings of Leon's Only By The Night. It's polished & grandiose in a U2 way but still all growly & twangy at points. I'm so stuck on this one that I now don't totally hate their old records which are spilling over with their hippy-crusted take on southern rock.
The video above is for the song Manhattan from Only By the Night. And for sh*ts and giggles here's another three songs from their old albums which I can now stand for some reason (seriously, I used hate on this band worse than I've hated on Seattle expansion, FieldTurf and Thursday night match attendance) shot live in Austin.