RECORDS OF THE YEAR 2020

Well it’s been a strange year here at Scared To Dance. Sadly we haven’t been able to host any events since March and we still don’t know when we will again. We’re just about hanging in there.

Usually at this time of year we would be gearing up for our big New Year’s Eve night. In the absence of that, here’s a list of records we’ve enjoyed in 2020. We encourage you to buy directly from the artists, their labels or from independent record stores if you can.

We hope to be back with things looking a little brighter next year.
 
Albums
 
Oceanator – Things I Never Said
Future Islands – As Long As You Are 
Kiwi Jr. – Football Money
bdrmm – Bedroom
LYR – Call in the Crash Team
Dana Gavanski – Yesterday Is Gone
Wire – Mind Hive
Pictish Trail – Thumb World
Loaver – Fern 
Pottery – Welcome to Bobby’s Motel
Hinds – The Prettiest Curse
Shirley Collins – Heart’s Ease
Tree Trunks – Spirit
Brian Eno – Film Music 1976-2020
Death Valley Girls – Under the Spell of Joy
PINS – Hot Slick
The Magnetic Fields – Quickies 
Basic Plumbing – Keeping Up Appearances
Martha Ffion – Nights to Forget
Bob Dylan – Rough and Rowdy Ways
Annie Taylor – Sweet Morality
James Dean Bradfield – Even in Exile
Darren Hayman – Home Time
The Proper Ornaments – Mission Bells
Neil Young – Homegrown
Duncan Barrett – Raise the Effra!
JARV IS… – Beyond the Pale
Tom Sanders – Only Magic
Belle and Sebastian – What to Look For in Summer
Perfume Genius – Set My Heart On Fire Immediately
Savage Mansion – Weird Country
Tugboat Captain – Rut
Freschard – Five Mountains
Paul McCartney – McCartney III
The Luxembourg Signal – The Long Now
Tiña – Positive Mental Health
Matt Berninger – Serpentine Prison
 
EPs
 
Why Bonnie – Voice Box
CIEL – Movement
Moon Panda – Make Well
Rosehip Teahouse – Fine
SUDS – The View From My Ceiling

Store Front – Task
Cate Le Bon & Group Listening – Here It Comes Again
Firestations – Automatic Tendencies

Wild Nothing – Laughing Gas
Cheerbleederz – Lobotany
Ralegh Long – Simple Songs
Yumi and the Weather – Some Days

 
Singles
 
Big Joanie – Cranes in the Sky
Adwaith – Lan Y Môr
The Tubs – I Don’t Know How It Works
Hanya – Texas
Hot Chip – Straight to the Morning (Ft. Jarvis Cocker)
Soot Sprite – It’s Summer and I Don’t Feel Like Smiling

Melby – Things I Do When I’m Alone
The Radio Dept. – You’re Lookin’ at My Guy

Flowers – Erik
GN – Home Business
Massage – Michael Is My Boyfriend
King Creosote – Susie Mullen
Michael Stipe & Big Red Machine – No Time For Love Like Now
Peaness – Kaizen 
Jetstream Pony – It’s Fine
Red Shoe Diaries – Hiding in the Cinema
Rachel Aggs – New Beat
Tacsidermi – Gwir

Dirty Projectors – Overlord
Shade Ray – Emperor
Ynys – Aros Am Byth
Emma Kupa – Nothing at All
Fear of Men – Into Strangeness
Alex Chilltown – Barely Awake
Lyys – I Don’t Fight 
Jeffrey Lewis – Keep Chill in the East Vill


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