End of Year Poll Results and MP3 download

Grizzly Bear

End of Year Poll Results and MP3 download

23/12/2009
Veckatimest has been nominated as one of the years best albums in many 2009 international polls including #1 album on iTunes Australia, top 10 placings in Uncut, Clash + NME in the UK and #4 in Spin’s chart - see the long, ever-growing list below.

Highlights of their year include a breathtaking show at Barbican with the London Symphony Orchestra, appearing on shows from Letterman to Later with Jools and breaking into the Billboard chart top 10 in America.

To celebrate, here's a free track download taken from the 2nd disc of the Veckatimest special edition (available outside the US on CD or available as a 7-track digital download in the US)

Free MP3 download >>Grizzly Bear - All We Ask (KCMP session)

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Grizzly Bear End of 2009 Poll Summary

USA
#4 - Spin
#8 - Time Magazine
#1 - NPR's All Songs Considered chart
#7 – Associated Press
#5 - Urban Outfitters albums of the year
#14 - Amazon's Top 100 Albums of 2009
#10 - best reviewed album of year - Metacritic
#11 – Paste Magazine
#2 – The Onion Top 25 Albums of 2009
'Two Weeks' - # 8 on Amazon's Top 100 Songs of 2009 list
'Two Weeks' - one of Spinner's Best Songs of 2009
'Two Weeks' + 'WYWFTO' – Pitchfork’s Top 100 Songs
NY Times – “Year in Arts” (Friday)
Wall Street Journal – Top Albums of the Year (Friday)
NYLON – Best Bands of 2009
NY Magazine – cover story for best Brooklyn Bands
Under the Radar – Best of the Decade to run in Jan

UK
#1 – Line of Best Fit
#4 - Clash
#6 - NME
#6 – Drowned in Sound
#8 - Uncut
#6 - Rough Trade
#13 – Q
#21 - Last.FM
Top 20 in Mojo + The Fly's albums of 2009
'Two Weeks' and 'While You Wait for the Others' in NME's top 50 songs of 2009
'Two Weeks' #1 song - CMU Daily

CANADA

Sharp Magazine - Top Albums of the Year
Exclaim - Top Albums of the Year
North Shore News - Top Albums of the Year
Georgia Straight - on 2 contributors’ Top Albums
Stylus Magazine - #4 on 2 contributors’ Top Albums
Voir (Montreal) – Top Pop of 2009

FRANCE
Top 5 - Magic
Top 15 – Inrockuptibles

AUSTRALIA
#1 - iTunes Australia's album of the year
#1 - Music Australia Guide

DENMARK
Gaffa - #1 album of the year
Soundvenue - #18 album of the decade

GERMANY
#1 album and song ('Two Weeks') - SPEX readers' vote
#2 Musikexpress

BELGIUM
#1 in Focus VIF

NETHERLANDS
Grizzly Bear at #2 in OOR magazine




Grizzly Bear late 09 > 2010 shows


2009
Dec 30 Lorne (Victoria), Australia Falls Festival
Dec 31 Marion Bay (Tasmania), Australia Falls Festival

2010
Jan 04 Melbourne, Australia SOLD OUT: Corner Hotel (w/ The Middle East)
Jan 05 Melbourne, Australia SOLD OUT: Corner Hotel (w/ The Middle East)
Jan 07 Brisbane, Australia Sunset Sounds Festival
Jan 08 Perth, Australia SOLD OUT: Fly by Night
Jan 09 Busselton, Australia Southbound Festival
Jan 11 Sydney, Australia SOLD OUT: Sydney Festival [City Recital Hall]
Jan 12 Sydney, Australia SOLD OUT: Sydney Festival [City Recital Hall]
Jan 13 Sydney, Australia SOLD OUT: Sydney Festival [Beck's Festival Bar] (w/ The Middle East)
Jan 14 Sydney, Australia SOLD OUT: Recital Hall
Mar 08 Gateshead, UK The Sage
Mar 09 Edinburgh, UK The Queen’s Hall
Mar 11 Brighton, UK Corn Exchange
Mar 12 Coventry, UK Warwick Arts Centre
Mar 13 London, UK SOLD OUT: Roundhouse (w/ Beach House)
Mar 14 London, UK Roundhouse