#BestOf2011 : Special Mentions – Songwriters


A mix of the old and the new shapes our selection of songwriters. Debuts by Anna Calvi and The Civil Wars go back to back with the latest offerings by Bill Callahan or Feist. Joining them, the former lead singer from Lift To Expecience, Josh T. Pearson, who began this year a promising solo career.

10-FATOUMATA DIAWARA
Fatou
(World Circuit)
9-WYE OAK
Merge
(Merge)
8-THE CIVIL WARS
Barton Hollow
(Sensibility)
7-BEIRUT
The Rip Tide
(Pompeii)
6-FEIST
Metals
(Interscope)
5-JONATHAN WILSON
Gentle Spirit
(Bella Union)
4-SANDRO PERRI
Impossible Spaces
(Constellation)
3-ANNA CALVI
Anna Calvi
(Domino)
2-BILL CALLAHAN
Apocalypse
(Drag City)
1-JOSH T. PEARSON
Last of the Country Gentlemen
(Mute)

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