...or, not-so-electrifying. Yeah, yeah, I never finished. And we're almost 3 months into 2008.
But just because I hate leaving things unfinished (a blessing and a curse), here's my Top 10 (in alphabetical order, because I didn't want to heirarchize these; see Part I for my reasoning), and a few Honorable Mentions that I thought were sweet releases in '07:
Honorable Mentions (High Replay Value):
Ted Leo + Pharmacists Living With the Living
Thrice The Alchemy Index (Vol.1&2)
Bright Eyes Cassadaga
Okkervil River The Stage Names
Bruce Springsteen Magic
Im Not There Official Soundtrack
Iron & Wine The Shepherds Dog
LCD Soundsystem Sound of Silver
Of Montreal Hissing Fauna, Are You the Destroyer?
Radiohead In Rainbows
Spoon Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga
Steve Earle - Washington Square Serenade
The Weakerthans Reunion Tour
...maybe I'll be more punctual in writing about '08. Maybe.