Just listening to the Lykke Li album again and it got me thinking that every year there are some decent albums that you kind of like but don't ever make the time (partly because they're too much music, partly cus I got a bit obsessive about records i loved - Cut Copy, m83 and Friendly Fires, etc) to work out if you'll ever love them or if they're a bit 'meh'. Re-listening to this record now I'm scooped up in it and wondering why I've not listened to it more but am well aware it's not exceptional and it was only in my also-rans in my end of year list (which is http://seaninsound.blogspot.com in response to diver's thread last saturday http://drownedinsound.com/community/boards/music/4140632 )
There're a few other albums I'm feeling like I should give more time to before we begin our end of year coverage and wondering what records YOU liked this year but didn't (or don't yet) love...
The three I'm going back to this weekend to try to work out if I merely 'like' them are:
Tv on the Radio