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Oldies But Goldies: Best Of The 2000s, Letter M


M.I.A. – Kala (2008) – Sri Lankan British Dance pop Princess and she sounds it.

M.I.A. – – How Many Votes Fix Mix EP (2008) – The Jay-Z rap alone is worth the price of admission and while I am at it the Rye Rye duet on “Bang” from this is fabulous.

Madina Lake – From Them, Thru Us, To You (2006) – Pretty good power pop if you can’t get over their pretty boy looks.

Madonna – Music (2000) I wanna singy singy singy… This is the one with French DJ Marvais.

Mandy Moore – Wild hope (2007) – Indie folkies the Weepies helped her but this heart felt cry is all Mandy’s. All good things, indeed.

Mariah Carey – The Emancipation Of Mimi (2005) – Mariah comes all the way back from “Glitter” with knockout modern R&B classic.

Maroon 5 – It Won’t Be Soon Before Now (2007) – I know they are a pop rock band much better than their name.

Marshall Crenshaw – I’ve Suffered For My Art…Now It’s Your Turn (2001) – Mostly acoustic live from the Stone Pony.

Marshall Crenshaw – Jaggedland (2009)- Completely ignored great Crenshaw.

Martha Wright – I Know Your Married,But I’ve Got Feelings Too (2008) – And if you don’t like it she’ll steal your melodies.

Mary J. Blige – No More Drama (2002) – So good she names a song “Family Affair” and Sly didn’t sue.

Michael Jackson – Invincible (2002) – The last hurrah.

Modest Mouse – We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank (2007) – The clang of perpetual history by indie stalwarts.Plus the great single from 2009: “History Sticks To Your Shoe”.

My Chemical Romance – The Black Parade (2006) How an emo band transforms themselves into…. Queen?

My Morning Jacket – Evil Urges (2008) – What if Curtis Mayfield fronted the ultimate Southern rock band?

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