Friday, March 30, 2007

Wilco - Yankee Hotel Foxtrot
For my 100th post, my favourite album.
If you havent heard it, get it now!

"Yankee Hotel Foxtrot was commercially released by Nonesuch Records on April 23, 2002. The album sold 55,573 copies during its first week of release, peaking on the Billboard 200 album chart at number thirteen.[16][17] The album was certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America and has sold over 517,000 units.[18][19] The album received positive reviews from media outlets such as Rolling Stone and BBC.[20][21] Yankee Hotel Foxtrot was voted as the best album of the year in The Village Voice Pazz & Jop critics poll.[22] The album was ranked 493rd on The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time by Rolling Stone and was voted as the 100th "Greatest Album Ever" in a 2006 Q Magazine poll."
Also one of 2 albums to ever get a 10 out of 10 from Pitchfork
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Dick Darlington said...

paul said...

If you trust Jim Carroll in today's Irish Times, Wilco for the Electric Picnic...
Bring it on.

paul said...

Congrats, on 100
And what a post!
Fantastic stuff, keep up the great work, love the blog
Take care

the_peanut said...

Brilliant album. #2 on my alltime list actually. Only surpassed by The Holy Bible by Manic Street Preachers.

Good way to celebrate nr. 100 too! Congrats.

sarah said...

favouite album? now *that's* fighting talk. kudos

Theo said...

thanks alot, do you have any other Wilco EPs/Singles for posting?
Id be very grateful!

thanks again

JJ said...

Never heard of Wilco before, but love the album. Many thanks!

nic said...

i think there are actually 3 albums with 10.0 ratings from pitchfork - this, Aeroplane, and Chris Whitley's Dirt Floor - which you should check out if you haven't already. thanks for the new National record!