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For the seventh year, it’s over to you to decide the Nialler9 Readers’ Poll for Irish albums, songs and more of the year. Below, you will find my own comprehensive list of Irish albums, songs, EPs, remixes and new artists who make the grade and below that I’m looking for your own choices.

To sweeten the deal, I’ve a couple of prizes to giveaway:

Here are my own choices to kick it off or go to VOTE. This was difficult.

Nialler9’s top 20 Irish albums of 2012

  1. Mumblin’ Deaf Ro – Dictionary Crimes
  2. The Cast Of Cheers – Family
  3. Mossy Nolan – Mossy Nolan
  4. Owensie – Citizens
  5. Bantum – Legion
  6. No Monster Club – Dublin
  7. Sea Pinks – Freak Waves
  8. Logikparty - Oh Cult!
  9. Seamus Fogarty – God Damn You Mountain
  10. Funeral Suits – Lily Of The Valley
  11. Adrian Crowley – I See Three Bird Flying
  12. Ginnels – Crowns
  13. Last Days of 1984 – Wake up to the Waves
  14. Ghost Estates – Ghost Estates
  15. Katie Kim – Cover and Flood
  16. Croupier – Croupier
  17. The Spook of The Thirteenth Lock – The Brutal Here and Now
  18. Grand Pocket Orchestra – Ronald & Sylma
  19. Simon Bird – Sport
  20. Lethal Dialect – LD50 Part 11
  21. Sunken Foal – Friday Syndrome Vol. 1
  22. Two Door Cinema Club – Beacon
  23. Bats – The Sleep of Reason
  24. Knoxville Morning – Knoxville Morning
  25. Windings – I Am Not The Crow

Nialler9’s top 25 Irish songs of 2012

  1. Le Galaxie - ‘Love System’ feat. Elaine Mai
  2. Not Squares – ‘Fall Far’
  3. Ships - ‘You Can Feel It’
  4. Mmoths – ‘Heart’ feat. Keep Shelly In Athens
  5. I Am The Cosmos – ‘Take What You Want’
  6. Villagers - ‘The Waves’
  7. Frank B – ‘Chain Of Fools’
  8. Forrests – ‘Tarifa’
  9. SOAK – ‘Sea Creatures’
  10. Young Wonder – ‘Flesh’
  11. The Cast Of Cheers - ‘Family’
  12. Sleep Thieves – ‘Oceans’
  13. Little Green Cars – ‘The John Wayne’
  14. Orquesta - ‘Kokomo’ feat. Jape, Katie Kim and Fatti Burke
  15. Owensie – ‘Distance Of Your Love’
  16. Solar Bears – ‘Cosmic Runner’
  17. Le Galaxie – ‘Nightcaller’
  18. Mumblin’ Deaf Ro - ‘Cheer Up Charlie Brown’
  19. Bantum – ‘Roll Part II’ feat. Owensie & Eimear O’Donovan
  20. Katie Kim - ‘The Feast’
  21. Clu – ‘Evening Ever’
  22. Heathers – ‘Forget Me Knots’
  23. Sea Pinks – ‘Following Wind’
  24. Croupier – ‘Creo Beast’
  25. Ginnels – ‘It’s Not A Summer (Without Your Love)’

Nialler9’s Top 10 Irish EPs of 2012

  1. Le Galaxie – Fade 2 Forever EP
  2. Lar Kaye – Lar Kaye EP
  3. White Collar Boy – Kinsale EP
  4. Young Wonder – Young Wonder EP
  5. Monto -Best Boy EP
  6. Faws – Blue Notes EP
  7. No Spill Blood - Street Meat EP
  8. Sleep Thieves – Islands EP
  9. Sorcha Richardson - Sleep Will Set Me Free EP
  10. Adultrock – Loves EP
  11. Mmoths – Mmoths EP *(left this out originally)

Nialler9’s Top 10 Irish Remixes of 2012

  1. GOODTIME – ‘Like A River’ (Sunken Foal remix)
  2. Villagers - ‘The Waves’ (Jape Remix)
  3. Clu – ‘Willow’ (Monto remix)
  4. Young Wonder – ‘Tumbling Backwards’ (Daithi remix)
  5. The Kanyu Tree – ‘Congratulations’ (Young Wonder Remix)
  6. Teishi-1 – ‘Koi’ (Lemonada Remix)
  7. Come On Live Long – ‘Elephants and Time’ (Bantum remix)
  8. Goodtime – ‘Diamonds’ (Diamond Dagger remix)
  9. littlexsforeyes – ‘Kind Hearts’ (Sounds Of System Breakdown remix)
  10. Come On Live Long – ‘Someone’s Home’ (Lemonada remix)

Nialler9’s new Irish artists of 2012

  1. Ships
  2. Young Wonder
  3. SOAK
  4. Forrests
  5. Tara Masterson Hally

Over to you for your choices….

See the Choice Prize site for a comprehensive list of albums released this year.

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