#1 – My Favorite Albums Of 2017

#1 Ed Sheeran Divide Give this a guy a guitar and a microphone and he will do amazing things. Give him a pen and paper and he will write incredibly personal lyrics. Put it all together and you end up with this year’s best album. Mixing pop anthems and soulful acoustic ballads and jams there…

#2 – My Favorite Albums Of 2017

#2 Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness Zombies On Broadway I was first introduced to Andrew McMahon when he was the opening act on the Weezer/Panic! At The Disco 2016 summer tour. I immediately became a fan. His new album blew me away on first listen. The songs, the hooks, the dance rock rhythms are all…

#3 – My Favorite Albums Of 2017

#3 Harry Styles Harry Styles Take a moment and get past the fact that Harry Styles was once a member One Direction. Now put this album on and listen with an open mind. Incredibly mature and artistically brilliant. Harry  now has a new career as a rock superstar. Someone who could easily compete with the…

#4 – My Favorite Albums Of 2017

#4 Foo Fighters Concrete and Gold Dave and company did it again!! For some reason the Foo Fighters have this surprising ability to make every new album a fresh new experience. They don’t just write and record songs. They put something else into it, a little more thought. This time around the get the most…

#5 – My Favorite Albums Of 2017

#5 Knuckle Puck Shapeshifter Part Pop-Punk, Part Post-Hardcore, 100% Emo! Knuckle Puck have are on a steady drive to become one of the biggest in their genre. Incredible songwriting and easily relatable lyrics combine for a great deep listening experience. Can we talk about the engineering on this record? Easily one of the best sounding…

#6 – My Favorite Albums Of 2017

#6 Weezer Pacific Daydream River Cuomo has to be one of the greatest songwriters of my time. His abilities to write interesting songs with captivating lyrics is incredible. His genius delivers once again with Pacific Daydream. Favorite Tracks – Mexican Fender, Feels Like Summer Listen to Pacific Daydream Watch The Videos

#7 – My Favorite Albums Of 2017

#7 Tom Chaplin The Wave The first solo outing for Keane front man Tom Chaplin plays just like a Keane record. That’s a good thing considering Keane is one of my all time favorite bands. Tom’s voice sounds better than ever and his ability to paint his lyrics with broad strokes makes the songs incredibly…

#8 – My Favorite Albums Of 2017

#8 Portugal. The Man Woodstock I gave this album a listen when it first came out and didn’t think much about it. Then I started hearing the single Feel It Still and went back. I really missed how great this album was on the first listen. Packed full of incredibly catchy indie rock songs. Favorite…

#9 – My Favorite Albums Of 2017

#9 Linkin Park One More Light This album was the soundtrack of my summer this year. The songs spoke to me. I won’t go into much detail but I related to almost every single song and message on this album over the summer. Favorite Tracks – Good Goodbye, Talking To Myself Listen to One More…