In a special bonus New Year’s Eve episode of My Favorite Album, host Jeremy Dylan takes a look back on the albums of 2014 with guest co-host Danny Yau (who guested on the show back on episode 18). Together they count down their top 5 albums of the year, and Jeremy chats to Gideon Bensen (The Preatures), The Chaser’s Andrew Hansen and ARIA winner Mike Carr about their top picks of 2014.
Read Jeremy’s article expanding on each of those albums here.
Danny’s Top 5 of 2014
5. Wilko Johnson & Roger Daltrey – Going Back Home
4. King Creosote – From Scotland With Love
3. The New Mendicants – Into the Lime
2. Damon Albarn - Everyday Robots
1. Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott – What Have We Become?
Head to Danny’s website here to read his expanded thoughts on those albums and other albums he loved this year.
So if you’ve not heard any of those albums yet, in the immortal words of Molly Meldrum… do yourself a favor!
Thanks to everyone who has been listening to my first year of podcasting, and all the amazing guests who have joined me to chat about the music they love. We’ll be back for 2015 with guests including Robyn Hitchcock, Catherine Britt, Gideon Bensen, Harry Hookey, Andrew Hansen, She Rex, Kevin Bennett, Rob Draper, Jeremy Neale and a whole stack more.
See you in the new year!
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My Favorite Album is a podcast on the impact great music has on our lives. Each episode features a guest on their favorite album of all time - why they love it, their history with the album and how it's influenced them.
Jeremy Dylan is a filmmaker, journalist, concert promoter and photographer. He directed the the feature music documentary Jim Lauderdale: The King of Broken Hearts (out now!) and the film Benjamin Sniddlegrass and the Cauldron of Penguins.
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