Best of 2007: Releases

New stuff we spun for you on WFUV in 2007, in alphabetical order.

The Best of 2007 Listener Poll Results | WFUV Staff Picks

ARTISTALBUMLABEL
A Band of BeesOctopusAstralwerks
AirPocket SymphonyAstralwerks
ALORoses & CloverBrushfire
AMSoul VariationsEdgecliffe
Amp FiddlerAfro StrutWall of Sound
Amy WinehouseBack to Black Universal Republic
Anais MitchellThe Brightness Righteous Babe
Anders OsborneComing Down M.C.
Andrew BirdArmchair Apocrypha Fat Possum
Andy PalacioWatina Stonetree/Cumbancha
Angelique KidjoDjin Djin Razor & Tie
Ani DiFrancoCanon Righteous Babe
Annie LennoxSongs of Mass Destruction J
The Arcade FireNeon Bible Merge
Assembly of DustRecollection Hybrid
Augie MarchMoo, You Bloody Choir Jive/RED
The Avett BrothersEmotionalism Ramseur
Back Door SlamRoll Away Blix Street
The Bad PlusProg Heads Up
Band of HorsesCease to Begin Sub Pop
Bat For LashesFur and Gold Caroline
Beastie BoysThe Mix-Up Capitol
Bebel GilbertoMomento Six Degrees
Ben HarperLifeline Virgin
Ben LeeRipe New West
Bettye LavetteThe Scene of the CrimeANTI/Epitaph
Bill KirchenHammer of the Honky-Tonk Gods Proper
Billie HolidayRemixed and Re-imaginedColumbia/Legacy
The Bird and The BeePlease Clap Your Hands Metro Blue
The Bird and The BeeThe Bird and The Bee Metro Blue
BjorkVolta Elektra/Atlantic
The Blind Boys of AlabamaDown in New Orleans TimeLife
Blue RodeoSmall Miracles TeleSoul/Redeye
Bow Thayer featuring Levon HelmSpend It All Crooked Root
Brandi CarlileThe Story Columbia
Bright EyesCassadagaSaddle Creek
Bruce SpringsteenMagic Columbia
Bryan FerryDylanesque Virgin
CakeB-Sides and Rarities Upbeat
The Cake SaleThe Cake Sale Yep Roc
Carbon/SiliconThe Last Post Caroline/EMI
The Cat EmpireTwo Shoes Velour
Chris Whitley/Jeff LangDislocation Blues Rounder
Chuck ProphetSoap and Water Yep Roc
The ClienteleGod Save The ClienteleMerge Records
Cliff EberhardtThe High Above and the Down Below Red House
Colin HayAre You Lookin' at Me? Compass
Corey HarrisZion Crossroads Telarc
Cowboy JunkiesAt the End of Paths Taken ZOE/Rounder
Crowded HouseTime on Earth ATO
CultureTwo Sevens Clash: The 30th Anniversary Edition Shanachie
Dan WilsonFree Life American/Columbia
David BrombergTry Me One More Time Appleseed
David GrayGreatest Hits ATO
Dean & BrittaBack Numbers ZOE/Rounder
DionSon of Skip James Verve Forecast
Dr. DogWe All Belong Park the Van
Dwight YoakamDwight Sings Buck New West
Eddie VedderInto the WildJ
Eilen JewellLetters From Sinners & Strangers Signature Sounds
Eleni MandellMiracle of Five Zedtone
Elliott SmithNew Moon Kill Rock Stars
Elvis PerkinsAsh Wednesday XL
Erin McKeownLafayette Signature Sounds
Erin McKeownSing You Sinners Nettwerk
FeistThe Reminder Interscope
Fionn ReganThe End of History Lost Highway
FloratoneFloratone Blue Note
Forro in the DarkBonfires of Sao Joao Nublu
Fountains of WayneSomeone to Love Virgin
The FratellisCostello Music Interscope
Future Clouds & RadarStar Apple Kingdom Star Apple Kingdom
Golden SmogBlood on the Slacks Lost Highway
The Good, The Bad & The QueenThe Good, The Bad & The Queen Virgin
Grace Potter and the NocturnalsThis is Somewhere Hollywood
Graham ParkerDon't Tell Columbus Bloodshot
Grant-Lee PhillipsStrangelet ZOE/Rounder
Great Lake SwimmersOngiara Nettwerk
Great NorthernTrading Twilight For Daylight Eenie Meenie
Herbie HancockRiver: The Joni LettersANTOnline
Hoots & HellmouthHoots & Hellmouth MAD Dragon
The Holmes BrothersState of Grace Blind Pig
Ian HunterShrunken Heads Yep Roc
Ingrid MichaelsonGirls and Boys Cabin 24/Red
Iron & WineShepherd's DogSub Pop
J.J. CaleRewind TimeLife
James TaylorOne Man Band Hear Music
Jason IsbellSirens of the Ditch New West
Jeff BuckleySo Real Columbia/Legacy
Jesca HoopKismet Red Ink/Columbia
Jesse HarrisFeel Velour
Jesse MalinGlitter in the Gutter East/West
Jesse Sykes & the Sweet HereafterLike, Love, Lust & the Open Halls of the Soul Barsuk
Joan ArmatradingInto the Blues 429
Joan As Police WomanReal Life Cheap Lullaby
Joan OsborneBreakfast in Bed TimeLife
Joe HenryCivilians ANTI/Epitaph
John Butler TrioBetter Than Jarrah/Atlantic
John DoeA Year in the Wilderness Yep Roc
John FogertyRevival Fantasy/Concord
John HammondPush Comes to Shove Back Porch
John Mayall and the BluesbreakersIn the Palace of the King Eagle
John MellencampFreedom's Road Universal
John Prine/Mac WisemanStandard Songs For Average People Oh Boy
Johnette NapolitanoScarred Hybrid
Johnny IrionEx Tempore Rte 8 Records
Jonatha BrookeCareful What You Wish ForBad Dog
Joni MitchellShine Hear Music/Concord
Jorma KaukokenStars in My Crown Red House
Jose GonzalezIn Our NatureMute
Joseph Arthur & the Lonely AstronautsLet's Just Be Lonely Astronaut
Josh RitterThe Historical Conquests of Josh Ritter SonyBMG
Josh RouseCountry Mouse City House Bedroom Classics
Joss StoneIntroducing Joss Stone Virgin
Joss StoneTell Me 'Bout It Virgin
Julian VelardThe Movies Without You 
Justin CurrieWhat is Love For Rykodisc
Katie HerzigWeightless Marion-Lorraine
Keller WilliamsDream SCI-Fidelity
Kelly WillisTranslated From Love Rykodisc
The KennedysRhapsody in Uke nbsp;
Keren AnnKeren Ann Metro Blue
Kim RicheyChinese Boxes Vanguard
KoopKoop Islands Atlantic
KT TunstallDrastic Fantastic Virgin
Last Town ChorusWire Waltz Hacktone
Laura VeirsSaltbreakers Nonesuch
Lavender DiamondImagine Our Love Matador
Lee HazlewoodCake or Death Ever
Levon HelmDirt Farmer Dirt Farmer Music/Vanguard
Levon HelmThe Midnight Ramble Sessionsnbsp;
Lily AllenAlright, Still Capitol
Linda ThompsonVersatile Heart Rounder
Los StraitjacketsRock En Espanol Yep Roc
Loudon Wainwright IIIStrange WeirdosConcord
Lucinda WilliamsWest Lost Highway
Luka BloomTribe Cooking Vinyl
Lyle LovettIt's Not Big, It's Large Lost Highway
The Magic NumbersThose The Brokes Astralwerks
Manu ChaoLa Radiolina Nacional
Marc CohnJoin the Parade Decca
Mark KnopflerKill to Get Crimson WB
Mark OlsonThe Salvation Blues Hacktone
Mark RonsonVersionRCA/J
Martin SextonSeeds Kitchen Table
Mary Chapin CarpenterThe CallingZoe Records
Mary GauthierBetween Daylight and Dark Lost Highway
Merle HaggardThe Bluegrass Sessions McCoury Music
MidlakeThe Trials of Can OccupantherBella Union/Worlds Fair
MIKALife In Cartoon Motion Universal Republic
Mike DoughtyGolden Delicious ATO
Mike FarrisSalvation in Lights ino/Columbia
Mocean WorkerCinco de Mowo! Mowo!Inc.
Modest MouseWe Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank Epic
Money MarkBrand New By Tomorrow Brushfire/Universal
The NationalBoxer Beggars Banquet
Neil YoungChrome Dreams II Reprise
Neil YoungLive at Massey Hall 1971 Reprise
Nellie McKayObligatory Villagers Hungry Mouse/Vanguard
The New PornographersChallengersMatador
Nick LoweAt My Age Yep Roc
Nicole AtkinsNeptune City Red Ink/Columbia
Norah JonesNot Too Late Blue Note
Okkervil RiverThe Stage Names Jagjaguwar
Over the RhineThe Trumpet Child GSD/Redeye
Paolo NutiniThese Streets Atlantic
Patti ScialfaPlay It As It Lays Columbia
Patti SmithTwelve Columbia
Patty GriffinChildren Running Through ATO
Paul McCartneyMemory Almost Full Hear Music/Concord
Paula ColeCourage Decca
Pete YornNightcrawler Columbia
Peter Bjorn and JohnWriter's Block AlmostGold
PJ HarveyWhite Chalk Island
Pink MartiniHey EugeneHeinz Records
Poncho SanchezRaise Your Hand Concord Picante
The Puppini SistersBetcha Bottom Dollar Verve
The RedwallsThe Redwalls Mad Dragon
R.E.M.Live WB
Richard HawleyLady's Bridge Mute
Richard ShindellSouth of Delia Signature Sounds
Richard ThompsonSweet Warrior Shout!
Rickie Lee JonesSermon on Exposition Boulevard New West
Rilo KileyUnder the BlacklightWB
Robert Gordon/Chris SpeddingIt's Now or Never Rykodisc
Robert Plant/Alison KraussRaising Sand Rounder
The RochesMoonswept 429
Rodrigo y GabrielaRodrigo y Gabriela ATO
Ron SexsmithTime Being Ironworks
Rosie ThomasThese Friends of Mine Nettwerk
Rufus WainwrightRelease the Stars Geffen/Interscope
Ruthie FosterThe Phenomenal Ruthie Foster Blue Corn
Ryan AdamsEasy Tiger Lost Highway
Ryan AdamsFollow the Lights EP Lost Highway
Ryan ShawThis is Ryan Shaw Red Ink/Columbia
Sarah BorgesDiamonds in the Dark Sugar Hill
Sea WolfGet to the River Before It Runs Too Low Dangerbird
Sean HayesFlowering SpadeRare Artists
The Section QuartetFuzzbox Decca
Seth WalkerSeth Walker Hyena
Sharon Jones & the Dapkings100 Days, 100 Nights Daptone
Sheryl CrowDetours A&M
The ShinsWincing the Night Away Sub Pop
ShivareeTainted Love: Mating Calls and Fight Songs ZOE/Rounder
The Silver SeasHigh Society Cheap Lullaby
Simple Kid2 Yep Roc
Sinead O'ConnorTheology KOCH
The SmithereensMeet The Smithereens! Koch
Son VoltThe SearchTransmit Sound/Legacy
Sondre LercheDan in Real Life soundtrack Virgin
Sondre LerchePhantom Punch Astralwerks
SouliveNo Place Like Soul Stax
SoulsaversIt's Not How You Fall, It's the Way You Land Red Ink/Columbia
SpoonGa Ga Ga Ga Ga Merge
StarsIn Our Bedroom After the WarArts and Crafts
Steve EarleWashington Square SerenadeNew West
Steve ForbertStrange Names & New Sensations 429/SLG
The SubdudesStreet Symphony Back Porch
Susan WernerThe Gospel TruthSleeve Dog Records
Suzanne VegaBeauty & Crime Blue Note
Teddy ThompsonUp Front and Down Low Verve Forecast
Tim FinnImaginary Kingdom Manhattan
Tin HatThe Sad Machinery of Spring Ryko
Todd SniderPeace, Love and Anarchy Oh Boy
Toots and the MaytalsLight Your Light Concord
Tori AmosAmerican Doll Posse Epic
TravisThe Boy With No NameEpic/Independiente
TuataraEast of the Sun Fast Horse
Various Artists"I'm Not There" soundtrack Columbia
Various Artists"Once" Soundtrack Canvasback/Columbia
Various ArtistsA Tribute to Joni Mitchell Nonesuch
Various ArtistsEndless Highway: The Music of The Band429
Various ArtistsGoin' Home: A Tribute to Fats DominoVanguard
Various ArtistsHealing the Divide ANTI/Epitaph
Various ArtistsInstant Karma: The Campaign to Save Darfur WB
Various ArtistsThe Hottest State soundtrackHickory
VietnamVietnam Kemado
Viktor KraussII Back Porch
The WaterboysBook of LightningDecca
WeenLa Cucaracha Rounder
The White StripesIcky ThumpWB
WilcoSky Blue SkyNonesuch
Will HogeDraw the Curtains Rykodisc
Willy MasonIf the Ocean Gets Rough Astralwerks
WinterpillsThe Light Divides Signature Sounds
Xavier RuddFood in the Belly ANTI/Epitaph
Xavier RuddWhite Moth ANTI/Epitaph
Youssou N'DourRokku Mi Rokka (Give and Take)Nonesuch
Zap MamaSupermoon Heads Up