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Posted by: Dave on January 18, 2007 at 9:59 am

ArtBrutBangExcept for the songs that made my Top 20 Songs of 2006 and the representative tracks from my Top 20 Albums of 2006, these are the rest of the best Brit and Brit-sounding pop/rock/punk tracks of 2006. To be eligible, a song needed to be included on an album released in the United States between December 1, 2005 and November 30, 2006.

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1. Art Brut “Formed A Band” Bang Bang Rock & Roll (Downtown)

2. Arctic Monkeys “I Bet You Look Good On the Dance Floor” Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I Am Not (Domino)

3. Hard-Fi “Cash Machine” Stars of CCTV (Necessary/Atlantic)

4. Belle and Sebastian “Sukie In the Graveyard” The Life Pursuit (Matador)

5. Boy Least Likely To “Monsters” The Best Party Ever (Rough Trade)

6. The Kooks “Ooh La” Inside In/Inside Out (Astralwerks)

7. South “Up Close and Personal” Adventures In the Underground Journey To the Stars (Young American)

8. Hard-Fi “Feltham Is Singing Out” Stars of CCTV (Necessary/Atlantic)

9. Elbow “Mexican Standoff” Leaders of the Free World (V2)

10. The Dears “I Fell Deep” Gang of Losers (Arts & Crafts)

11. Belle and Sebastian “White Collar Boy” The Life Pursuit (Matador)

12. The Futureheads “Skip To The End” News & Tributes (Vagrant)

13. Art Brut “My Little Brother” Bang Bang Rock & Roll (Downtown)

14. Arctic Monkeys “Perhaps Vampires Is A Bit Strong But…” Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I Am Not (Domino)

15. Dirty Pretty Things “Gin & Milk” Waterloo to Anywhere (Interscope)

16. Hard-Fi “Unnecessary Trouble” Stars of CCTV (Necessary/Atlantic)

17. The Dears “Whites Only Party” Gang of Losers (Arts & Crafts)

18. Elbow “Forget Myself” Leaders of the Free World (V2)

19. Belle and Sebastian “We Are the Sleepyheads” The Life Pursuit (Matador)

20. Boy Least Likely To “Be Gentle With Me” The Best Party Ever (Rough Trade)



One Response to “Brit and Brit-Sounding Pop/Rock/Punk of 2006”

  1. Ben Says:

    “Good Weekend” is secretly the best Art Brut song. Great video too.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dR9Mwe92hUk

    Too bad the likely new single “Nag, Nag, Nag” really stinks.

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