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The premier guide for new and significant artists in rock, blues, and folk - including NPR-syndicated World Cafe

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24/7 Musical discovery. A unique mix of emerging and heritage blues, rock, world, folk, and alt-country artists.

World Cafe Archives

Join the World Cafe through performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists.
Year in Review 2007
Rank Artist Title
1 Wilco Sky Blue Sky
2 Radiohead In Rainbows
3 Bruce Springsteen Magic
4 Spoon Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga
5 Arcade Fire Neon Bible
6 Amy Winehouse Back to Black
7 Robert Plant and Alison Krauss Raising Sand
8 The Shins Wincing the Night Away
9 Josh Ritter The Historical Conquests of Josh Ritter
10 Feist The Reminder
11 Ryan Adams Easy Tiger
12 Lily Allen Alright, Still
13 The White Stripes Icky Thump
14 Brandi Carlile The Story
15 Patti Griffin Children Running Through
16 Modest Mouse We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank
17 The National Boxer
18 Iron and Wine The Sheperd's Dog
19 Grace Potter & The Nocturnals This Is Somewhere
20 Bright Eyes Cassadaga
21 LCD Soundsystem Sound of Silver
22 The Fratellis Costello Music
23 Steve Earle Washington Square Serenade
24 Fountains of Wayne Traffic and Weather
25 Rilo Kiley Under the Blacklight
26 Sea Wolf Leaves in the River
27 Andrew Bird Armchair Apocrypha
28 Neil Young Chrome Dreams II
29 Paul McCartney Memory Almost Full
30 Kings of Leon Because of the Times
31 Dr. Dog We All Belong
32 Tegan and Sara The Con
33 New Pornographers Challengers
34 Mark Ronson Version
35 Peter Bjorn & John Writer's Block
36 Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova Once Soundtrack
37 Lucinda Williams West
38 Cat Empire Two Shoes
39 Band of Horses Cease to Begin
40 John Butler Trio Grand National
41 KT Tunstall Drastic Fantastic
42 Okkervil River The Stage Names
43 Hoots & Hellmouth Hoots & Hellmouth
44 Joni Mitchell Shine
45 Ben Harper Lifeline
46 Richard Thompson Sweet Warrior
47 Teddy Thompson Up Front and Down Low
48 John Fogerty Revival
49 The Good, The Bad & The Queen The Good, The Bad & The Queen
50 Suzanne Vega Beauty & Crime

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