Me, San Francisco Train
2009 marked the long awaited return for Train,
after a three year hiatus. Easily one of the most successful
bands of the decade, Train's work on Save Me, San Francisco
marks a return to their indie rock style roots, and should help the
band have another huge year in 2010.
Wreckage Will Hoge
One would be hard pressed to find a more
emotional record than Will Hoge's The Wreckage.
The aptly titled album was written in the wake of Hoge's near fatal
motor scooter accident that he suffered in '08. Written from a
place of despair and urgency, the album showcases a
singer/songwriter at his best.
The Days Vertical Horizon
It's only fitting that the decade would end
celebrating a release from the band who opened the decade with an
equally celebrated major label debut. The difference is this
time, the long awaited album from Vertical Horizon was almost never
According to lead singer Matt Scannell, he began to
question if Vertical Horizon would ever record another album
together again, saying that his passion for music began to diminish.
It wasn't until the songwriter collaborated with some other artists
that his interest was sparked and he began writing new material.
The result was an album that not proves why Vertical Horizon still
needs to continue making music, but why music still needs Vertical