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Great Northern's Top Ten of 2007

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I've always been intrigued by other "best of" lists, but this year I decided to take it to a whole new level. I e-mailed a handful of bands that I've seen this past year in order to unearth what exactly captivated them in '07. As music listeners, it is our duty to take a keen interest in our favorite musician's influences. After all, they rocked our little world, might as well see what rocked their little world. Therefore, this is an act of paying it forward to those hardworking, underpaid musicians who truly made a difference within the music scene this year.Great Northern

here goes nothin:
1. *****radiohead-in rainbows*****
2. the national - boxer
3. soulsavers - it's not how far you fall, it's the way you land
4. PJ harvey - white chalk
5. arcade fire - neon bible
6. the shins - wincing the night away
7. interpol - our love to admire
8. panda bear - person pitch
9. animal collective - strawberry jam
10. white stripes - icky thump