The Best CDs of 2004

2004 was a year when a handful of artists with their best days long behind them surprised us with their strongest music; Loretta Lynn and Brian Wilson come to mind. It was also a year when a lot of new musicians recorded some of the most personal and fragile songs you'll hear -- Iron and Wine, Bright Eyes, Joanna Newsom and Sufjan Stevens to name a few.

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A Ghost Is Born

A Ghost Is Born

Good News for People Who Love Bad News

Good News for People Who Love Bad News

Our Endless Numbered Days

Our Endless Numbered Days

Funeral

Funeral

Smile

Smile

Motets (Guillaume de Machaut)

Motets (Guillaume de Machaut)

Amassakoul

Amassakoul

The Clarence Greenwood Recordings

The Clarence Greenwood Recordings

Seven Swans

Seven Swans

Legacy

Legacy

The Milk-Eyed Mender

The Milk-Eyed Mender

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