Wild Mercury Sound’s Top 75 Of 2008: Part Two

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50 Calexico – Carried To Dust (City Slang)

49 American Music Club – The Golden Age (Cooking Vinyl)

48 Fuck Buttons – Street Horrrsing (ATP Recordings)

47 Earth – The Bees Made Honey In The Lion’s Skull (Southern Lord)

46 TK Webb & The Visions – Ancestor (Kemado)

45 James Jackson Toth – Waiting In Vain (Rykodisc)

44 Abe Vigoda – Skeleton (Bella Union)

43 AC/DC – Black Ice (Columbia)

42 Little Joy – Little Joy (Rough Trade)

41 Lil Wayne – Tha Carter III (Universal/Island)

40 Sic Alps – US EZ (Siltbreeze)

39 Buraka Som Sistema – Black Diamond (Fabric)

38 Elbow – The Seldom Seen Kid (Fiction)

37 Joan As Police Woman – To Survive (Reveal)

36 Patti Smith & Kevin Shields – The Coral Sea (PASK)

35 Boredoms – Super Roots 9 (Thrill Jockey)

34 Jack Rose – Dr Ragtime and His Pals (Beautiful Happiness)

33 No Age – Nouns (Sub Pop)

32 The Night Marchers – See You In Magic (Full Time Hobby)

31 Kelley Stoltz – Circular Sounds (Sub Pop)

30 Sun Kil Moon – April (Caldo Verde)

29 Lindsey Buckingham – Gift Of Screws (Reprise)

28 Bonnie “Prince” Billy – Is It The Sea (Domino)

27 Hush Arbors – Hush Arbors (Ecstatic Peace)

26 Marnie Stern – This Is It And I Am It. . . (Kill Rock Stars)

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