2015 is almost upon us and I’m so excited for the new Madonna album, “Rebel Heart”, which is expected March 10th, and Reba McEntire’s new album, her first since “All The Women I Am”, which came out in November 2010.
As this year winds down and I start counting my down my favorite albums I bought this year, here’s a track from my favorite album last year, “Push Rewind” by Chris Wallace.
If you want to see the rest of last year’s Top Ten, here’s the link: https://anthonypeoples.wordpress.com/2013/12/26/my-top-ten-favorite-albums-of-2013/
Now, my favorite fourteen albums of 2014.
CALVIN HARRIS — “MOTION”
LADY GAGA & TONY BENNETT — “CHEEK TO CHEEK”
DISCLOSURE — “SETTLE”
ARETHA FRANKLIN — “ARETHA FRANKLIN SINGS THE GREAT DIVA CLASSICS”
KYLIE MINOGUE — “KISS ME ONCE”
LEANN RIMES — “DANCE LIKE YOU DON’T GIVE A … GREATEST HITS REMIXES”
SETH MacFARLANE — “HOLIDAY FOR SWING”
AMY GRANT — “IN MOTION: THE REMIXES”
IDINA MENZEL — “HOLIDAY WISHES”
RENEE FLEMING — “CHRISTMAS IN NEW YORK”
TAYLOR SWIFT — “1989”
KIESZA — “SOUND OF A WOMAN”
Folks, there is a statistical tie for my favorite album of the year. These next two albums were flawless and pure pop perfection.
One of the acts has been charting across the world since the 1980s and the other since the 1990s. And, what’s very interesting is that I saw them both in concert for the first time this past October in Chicago on the same weekend!
ERASURE — “THE VIOLET FLAME”
ENRIQUE IGLESIAS — “SEX AND LOVE”
I honestly could listen to both albums on repeat at any time.
So, those are my 14 favorites of this year. What are your favorites?