Art is how we decorate space, Music is how we decorate time

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19 – one from twenty

01 Flaming Lips – Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots
       Do You Realize?

02 Badly Drawn Boy – About a Boy OST
       Silent Sigh

03 Thievery Corporation – The Richest Man in Babylon
       All That We Percieve

04 Sigur Ros – ()
       Track #4 [njÛsnavÈlin (the spy machine)]

05 Lone Pigeon – Concubine Rice
       Lonely Vagabond

06 Nightmare on Wax – Mind Elevation w/Bonus mix CD

07Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Plastic Fang
       Mean Heart

08 Fila Brazillia – Jump Leads
       It’s a Knockout

09 United Future Organization – V

10 DJ Shadow – Private Press
       Fixed Income

11 Luna – Romantica

12 They Might Be Giants – NO!
       Where Do They Make Baloons?

13 Amon Tobin – Out, From Out Where

14 Gordon Gano – Hitting the Ground
       Hitting the Ground (w/ PJ Harvey)

15 Beck – Sea Change
       The Golden Age

16 Mountain Goats – Tallahassee
       No Children

17 Ben Kweller – Sha Sha
       Wasted and Ready

18 Bob Mould – Modulate

19 Calexico – Scraping (tour only)
       Frontera/Trigger (live)

20 Flaming Lips – Okie Noodling EP
       The Southern Oklahoma Cosmic Trigger Contest

One track each from what I thought were the best 20 albums to come out this year.
The songs themselves are not necessarily the best on the individual albums, but it is still a nice collection of cool new stuff from 2002.
I like to break this out for the folks in the “everything new is crap” camp.