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MMDG’s First Half Faves

In order of release, my Top 5 albums from the first half of 2015…

The Decemberists – What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World
There were three albums by veteran do-no-wrong bands that I had been anxious to hear in the year’s first half. But among releases by Hot Chip, Best Coast, and The Decemberists, What a Terrible World is the one that has been getting the most love on my turntable. “Make You Better” was an excellent first single, but, for me, nothing says twenty-fifteen like “A Beginning Song.”

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