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The Muslims' Top Ten of 2008

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December is list-making season. And for us music journalists, it is a time to look back on scores of albums, reflect upon the music and recapitulate our favorites. But this year, just like the last, we took this opportunity to flip that tradition upside down, asking the artists that influenced us what influenced them. The prompt was not limited to albums that came out in 2008.

The Muslims (currently known as the Soft Pack)

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Radiohead - In Rainbows
Metallica - Kill em All
Steely Dan - Katie Lied
Belle and Sebastian - Push Barman to Open Old Wounds
Orange Juice - Glasgow School
Tijuana Panthers - Demo
the JBs
The Fall - Dragnet
David Bowie - Scary Monsters and Super Creeps
R.E.M. - Reckoning

The Muslims - "Extinction"