The Best Albums of 2011 (so far)?

It has begun! I think we can agree that it’s never too early to start this discussion – what are your favorite albums of 2011 so far? NPR has their top 25 album list, so I thought I’d create my own list. Below you’ll find a link to the album and a song from said album:

Nine Types of Light, by TV On The Radio

TV On The Radio – “Will Do” by Interscope Records

Blood Pressures, by The Kills

The Kills – Satellite by DominoRecordCo

Cults, by Cults 1 – 8 – Cults – Never Saw The Point by Sony Music Australia

The King Is Dead, by The Decemberists
The Decemberists – This Is Why We Fight by IndieRockReviews

Codes and Keys, by Death Cab For Cutie
Death Cab for Cutie – Some Boys by ATL REC

Wasting Light, by Foo Fighters
White Limo by White Limo

Wounded Rhymes, by Lykke Li
Lykke Li – Get Some by LykkeLi

Angles, by The Strokes
The Strokes – Angles – Taken For A Fool by carloshenryique

Civilian, Wye Oak
Wye Oak – Civilian by cityslang

Hot Sauce Committee Part 2, by Beastie Boys
Lee Majors Come Again by Beastie Boys

There are a few of my favorites, in no particular order. After looking at NPR’s list, there are apparently more I need to listen to. Now it’s your turn. What are your favorite albums so far this year? What have we missed? Let us know in the comments.