The Top 90.3 Countdown is over -- but listen now!

Yes, we’ve counted down the Top 90.3 Albums of 2007, as voted on by you, the listeners, but you can go back and listen on our 14-day Streaming Archive -- just click here and start all over again!

The KEXP Top 90.3 of 2007
Rank Artist Album
90.3 Nine Inch Nails Year Zero
90 Kevin Drew Spirit If
89 St. Vincent Marry Me
88 Film School Hideout
87 Blitzen Trapper Wild Mountain Nation
86 Aesop Rock None Shall Pass
85 Yeah Yeah Yeahs Is Is
84 Ted Leo & The Pharmacists Living With The Living
83 Deerhoof Friend Opportunity
82 Grizzly Bear Friend
81 Bjork Volta
80 Sigur Ros Hvarf/Heim
79 Elvis Perkins Ash Wednesday
78 Arthur & Yu In Camera
77 Black Francis Blue Finger
76 Clap Your Hands Say Yeah Some Loud Thunder
75 Tullycraft Every Scene Needs A Center
74 White Rabbits Fort Nightly
73 Manu Chao La Radiolina
72 Minus The Bear Planet Of Ice
71 Apples In Stereo New Magnetic Wonder
70 Devandra Banhart Smokey Rolls Down Thunder Mountain
69 Caribou Andorra
68 The Valley The Valley
67 Ms. Led Shake Yourself Awake
66 The Good, The Bad & The Queen The Good, The Bad & The Queen
65 Ryan Adams Easy Tiger
64 Stars In Our Bedroom After The War
63 (Soundtrack) I’m Not There
62 Explosions In The Sky All Of A Sudden I Miss Everyone
61 Burial Untrue
60 Eddie Vedder Into The Wild
59 Les Savy Fav Lets Stay Friends
58 Grinderman Grinderman
57 Dinosaur Jr. Beyond
56 The Twilight Sad Fourteen Autumns & Fifteen Winters
55 Elliott Smith New Moon
54 Shout Out Louds Our Ill Wills
53 PJ Harvey White Chalk
52 Bloc Party A Weekend In The City
51 Rogue Wave Asleep At Heavens Gate
50 Black Rebel Motorcycle Club Baby 81
49 Arctic Monkeys Favourite Worst Nightmare
48 Pinback Autumn Of The Seraphs
47 Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings 100 Days, 100 Nights
46 Justice "Cross"
45 Fugiya & Miyagi Transparent Things
44 Editors An End Has A Start
43 Battles Mirrored
42 Bishop Allen The Broken String
41 The Avett Brothers Emotionalism
40 Shane Tutmarc & The Traveling Mercies I’m Gonna Live The Life I Sing About In My Song
39 Bright Eyes Cassadaga
38 !!! Myth Takes
37 Maps We Can Create
36 Kanye West Graduation
35 The Blakes The Blakes
34 Cloud Cult The Meaning Of 8
33 Tegan & Sara The Con
32 The Cave Singers Invitation Songs
31 Blonde Redhead 23
30 Yeasayer All Hour Cymbals
29 Interpol Our Love To Admire
28 Of Montreal Hissing Fauna, Are You The Destroyer?
27 Panda Bear Person Pitch
26 Jens Lekman Night Falls Over Kortedala
25 Menomena Friend & Foe
24 Animal Collective Strawberry Jam
23 Andrew Bird Armchair Apocrypha
22 Vampire Weekend Vampire Weekend
21 Kings Of Leon Because Of The Times
20 Jose Gonzalez In Our Nature
19 The New Pornographers Challengers
18 Blue Scholars Bayani
17 Amy Winehouse Back to Black
16 Pela Anytown Graffiti
15 Modest Mouse We Were Dead Before The Ship Even Sank
14 Okkervil River The Stage Names
13 The White Stripes Icky Thump
12 Beirut The Flying Club Cup
11 Iron & Wine The Shepherds Dog
10 Wilco Sky Blue Sky
9 Feist The Reminder
8 The Shins Wincing The Night Away
7 Spoon Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga
6 M.I.A Kala
5 LCD Soundsystem Sound Of Silver
4 Band Of Horses Cease To Begin
3 The National Boxer
2 Arcade Fire Neon Bible
1 Radiohead In Rainbows
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6 Comments

  1. Jeremy
    Posted December 30, 2007 at 5:01 pm | Permalink

    The Top 90.3 show was simply awesome. Cheryl and Troy have great natural chemistry....and I too was choked up at the end. What a fantastic station and a great countdown. Thanks.

  2. jonathan
    Posted December 30, 2007 at 7:44 pm | Permalink

    i can not believe that peter bjorn and john did not make the top 10 much less the list!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! wow and wow.

  3. Posted December 30, 2007 at 9:12 pm | Permalink

    I think that everybody was confused about when it actually came out. The original release of “Writers Block” was in 2006.

  4. Kathy
    Posted January 1, 2008 at 4:54 pm | Permalink

    This is a great list! And I believe the top three deserve the position, but I’m with Jonathan about peter bjorn and john. Why? They are awesome and they definitately should be on here near the top of the list. Their songs will endure beyond the moment. Biggest omission of the 2007 list!

  5. Shannon
    Posted January 1, 2008 at 6:32 pm | Permalink

    I believe it. They came out last year...just not here. They were at the top of mine for sure!

  6. Posted January 1, 2008 at 8:22 pm | Permalink

    I’m really surprised Tiny Vipers did not make the count down at all. Nothing I voted for made it, but I expected that one to.

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