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wears the trousers albums of the decade #50–26

part one | part two | part four

Here’s the third part of our albums of the decade countdown, running from #50–26.

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50

Queen Adreena
Drink Me

[Rough Trade, 2002]

Casting aside the disparaging comparisons to “Kate Bush on crack” bestowed upon her in the wake of Queen Adreena’s debut album Taxidermy, KatieJane Garside upped the ante with Drink Me, tearing whatever hinges that were still attached right off with a blisteringly manic grunge-metal fervour. Among her Wonderland’s re-energised malice, the softer moments found Garside’s raging voice shrunk mouse-high, whispering seductively as if through the keyhole, or chillingly into a void. Richly imaginative and manically enjoyable, Drink Me remains one of the decade’s most vigorous and visceral thrills, disturbing to the very last note.

Alan Pedder

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last.fm listening stats: week #47
December 2, 2009, 12:35 am
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Got a last.fm account? Join the Wears The Trousers listening group here. We’ll be publishing details of what members are listening to every week throughout the year.

Week ending 29/11/09

Unique to the group

01 Ane Brun (-)
02 Ani DiFranco (5)
03 Tori Amos (1)
04 Soap&Skin (4)
05 Laura Veirs (-)
06 Kate Bush (-)
07 PJ Harvey (-)
08 My Brightest Diamond (-)
09 Martha Wainwright (-)
10 She Keeps Bees (-)

Overall charts

01 Tori Amos (1)
02 Lady Gaga (5)
03 Regina Spektor (2)
04 PJ Harvey (-)
05 Yeah Yeah Yeahs (7=)
06= Kate Bush (-)
06= Radiohead (-)
08= Cat Power (2=)
08= Tegan & Sara (6)
10 Florence + The Machine (-)

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This week’s stats are based on the compulsive habits of 279 listeners.



last.fm listening stats: week #45
November 17, 2009, 6:12 pm
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Week ending 15/11/09

Unique to the group

01 Ane Brun (1)
02 Tori Amos (2)
03 Indigo Girls (-)
04 Beth Orton (-)
05 Martha Wainwright (-)
06 Bat For Lashes (-)
07 Laura Veirs (-)
08 Neko Case (-)
09 Soap&Skin (-)
10 Tegan & Sara (-)

Overall charts

01 Tori Amos (1)
02 Regina Spektor (2)
03 Bat For Lashes (3=)
04 Tegan & Sara (-)
05 Cat Power (-)
06 The Beatles (-)
07 Radiohead (6)
08 Fever Ray (-)
09= Björk (3=)
09= Lady GaGa (-)

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This week’s stats are based on the compulsive habits of 279 listeners.

 



last.fm listening stats: week #44
November 12, 2009, 2:42 pm
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Week ending 08/11/09

Unique to the group

01 Ane Brun (2)
02 Tori Amos (8)
03 Kristin Hersh (-)
04 Marissa Nadler (-)
05 Lisa Germano (7)
06 Alessi’s Ark (3)
07 Ani DiFranco (-)
08 Nellie McKay (-)
09 Anni Rossi (-)
10 Erin McKeown (-)

Overall charts

01 Tori Amos (3)
02 Regina Spektor (2)
03= Björk (6)
03= Bat For Lashes (5)
05 Yeah Yeah Yeahs (7=)
06 Radiohead (-)
07= The Smiths (-)
07= Ane Brun (-)
09= Neko Case (-)
09= Kate Bush (-)

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This week’s stats are based on the compulsive habits of 277 listeners.



wears the trousers records presents…

artwork

Beautiful Star: The Songs Of Odetta
a benefit compilation curated by Wears The Trousers magazine

released November 30, 2009 (download / limited edition CD)

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last.fm listening stats: week #40
October 13, 2009, 12:01 am
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Week ending 11/10/09

Unique to the group

01 Ane Brun (-)
02 Kristin Hersh (6)
03 Alela Diane (-)
04 Nerina Pallot (-)
05 She Keeps Bees (-)
06 Brandi Carlile (-)
07 Tori Amos (2)
08 Bat For Lashes (-)
09 Regina Spektor (7)
10 Soap&Skin (-)

Overall charts

01 Regina Spektor (2)
02 Bat For Lashes (3)
03 Tori Amos (1)
04 Tegan & Sara (4=)
05 Imogen Heap (-)
06 Yeah Yeah Yeahs (4)
07= Kate Bush (4=)
07= Cat Power (-)
09= Sufjan Stevens (-)
09= PJ Harvey  (-)

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This week’s stats are based on the compulsive habits of 271 listeners.



last.fm listening stats: week #34
August 31, 2009, 3:56 pm
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Got a last.fm account? Join the Wears The Trousers listening group here. We’ll be publishing details of what members are listening to every week throughout the year.

Week ending 30/08/09

Unique to the group

01 Ane Brun (-)
02 Carina Round (-)
03 Thea Gilmore (3)
04 Lisa Hannigan (-)
05 Tori Amos (1)
06 Kristin Hersh (-)
07 Ani DiFranco (5)
08 Regina Spektor (4)
09 Dar Williams (-)
10 Alessi’s Ark (-)

Overall charts

01= Tori Amos (2)
01= Regina Spektor (1)
03= Imogen Heap (5)
03= Radiohead (8)
03= Bat For Lashes (3)
03= Cat Power (9=)
07 Yeah Yeah Yeahs (-)
08 PJ Harvey (-)
09 Metric (5=)
10 Feist (-)

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This week’s stats are based on the compulsive habits of 256 listeners.