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The Pity Party'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.The Pity Party

1. Year Zero (NIN)
2. In Rainbows (Radiohead)
3. Horse Chakra EP (Happy Hollows)
4, Friend Opportunity (Deerhoof)
5. What's Free To A Good Home (Emily Haines and the Soft Skeleton)
6. 23 (Blonde Redhead)
7. Hideout (Film School)
8. Trading Twilight for Daylight (Great Northern)
9. What's the Time Mr. Wolf? (Noisettes)
10. The Bird and the Bee (The Bird and the Bee)