NATIONAL REVIEW ONLINE
December 30, 2012 9:46 AM
My Favorite Albums of 2012
By John J. Miller
Glad you asked.
is the new Bon Iver. There’s nothing quite as catchy as “Skinny Love” on
, but the songs are consistently better.
The genius of the
is to combine the influences of a 1950s sock hop with 1980s Goth rock.
is dark and lovely.
If you like Mumford & Sons (and you should), check out
, a four-song EP by the
, and try to track down a full-length album called
, which is suddenly hard to find.