Relive the memories of a fantastic year in music by browsing through Tower Records’ top CDs of 2007, featuring our staff picks, customer favorites and more.
The Top 100 CDs of 2007
Could there be such a thing as TOO much good music to choose from? 2007 was a year where CD Releases pose this eternal question. Holding daily debates and late night meetings, the Tower Records Music Team finally came to a consensus on the top 100 albums of the past year that we all agree you need to listen to multiple times. From obvious choices like new-soul songstress
Amy Winehouse, hip hop legend
Kanye West and popular favorite
Paul Potts to lesser known gems
Lupe Fiasco and the incredible
Feist. Click here to check out the entire top 100 list of our customer's favorite CDs in 2007.
Without a doubt,
Noel by Josh Groban stood out as the number one selling CD of 2007 on Tower.com. The sure-to-be Holiday classic is followed by highly successful releases by Rock legends including Robert Plant (with Country songstress Alison Krauss), Mark Knopfler, and the Boss himself, Bruce Springsteen, whose album
Magic has been in the Tower top ten since its release in early October. 2007 was also a strong year for sophomore successes, including KT Tunstall's
Drastic Fantastic, Canadian indie supergroup Arcade Fire's
Neon Bible and Amy Winehouse's beautiful
Back to Black. Click here to check out the entire top 100 list of our customer's favorite CDs in 2007.
2007 was the year that 50 Cent went head to head with Kayne West's
Graduation and lost. It is also the year that underground hip-hop catapulted to the forefront of the genre with releases by
UGK and the amazing
Aesop Rock. Soul diva Mary J Blige left us breathless in December with
Growing Pains and soul/dance/hip-hop and funk were blown to bhangra bits by MIA's
A global selection of Indie & Alternative Rock albums compromises our list of the best of the hipster best in 2007. With CD releases from Canadian darlings
The New Pornographers,
Feist to great new American albums by
Band of Horses and
The National and, of course, a little phenomenon from the UK's Radiohead entitled