The Best Bits of 2011.

Top 10 Albums of 2011

1) Friendly Fires – Pala
2) Panic! At The Disco – Vices and Virtues
3) Arctic Monkeys – Suck It and See
4) Kasabian – Velociraptor!
5) KIGH – In Gold Blood
7) You Me At Six – Sinners Never Sleep
8) The Strokes – Angles
9) The Blackout – Hope
10) Foo Fighters – Wasting Light

Top 10 Singles of 2011 [in no particular order]
Wildfire – SBTRKT, Live Those Days Tonight – Friendly Fires, Run The World (Girls) – Beyonce, Call It What You Want – Foster The People, Earthquake – Labrinth ft Tinie Tempah, Dance With Me Tonight – Olly Murs, Arlandria – Foo Fighters, Midnight Run – Example, Shuffle – Bombay Bicycle Club, Learn My Lesson – Young Guns

Most Played Song on my iPod of 2011 – Pala by Friendly Fires

New favourite bands/artists – Foster The People, The Vaccines and SBTRKT

Music video of the year – Re-wired by Kasabian

Comeback of the year – Pulp

Remix of the year – Friendly Fires – Hurting [Benoit and Sergio Remix]

Best Tour Line-Up of the Year – Bring Me The Horizon, Architects, Parkway Drive, The Devil Wears Prada.

Best gig that I’ve been to of 2011 – Friendly Fires at Lincoln Engine Shed, 22-11-11

Top 3 Festival Performances of the year – Friendly Fires at Glastonbury, Beyonce at Glastonbury, Arctic Monkeys at T In The Park

The next two categories I’ve taken from the 3 festivals that I have been to this year – Leeds, Merthyr Rocks and Hit The Deck

Best Festival Set – My Chemical Romance at Leeds Festival and The Blackout at Merthyr Rocks

Biggest singalong – I Write Sins Not Tragedies by Panic! At The Disco, followed by Pretty Fly For A White Guy by The Offspring

Albums to look forward to next year – Young Guns, Enter Shikari and possibly Green Day


Best Book I’ve Read This Year – The Adventures and Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Films of the Year – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 and Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

Top 5 TV shows of the year – Glee, Sherlock, Planet Dinosaur, Planet Word, The Hour

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