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My five fives of 2012

Previous lists for 20112010 and 2009.

Top 5 Films

(Released in UK cinemas in 2012, which I have seen)

  1. The Artist
  2. Amour
  3. The Imposter
  4. The Cabin In The Woods
  5. Beasts of the Southern Wild

Top 5 Albums

(Released in the UK in 2012, which I have heard. Links point to Spotify)

  1. channel ORANGE by Frank Ocean
  2. Celebration Rock by Japandroids
  3. The Idler Wheel… by Fiona Apple
  4. Bloom by Beach House
  5. Put Your Back N 2 It by Perfume Genius

Top 5 Gigs

(That I attended in 2012)

  1. M83 @ Somerset House
  2. At The Drive-In @ Brixton Academy
  3. Robyn @ Pitchfork Festival, Parc de Villette
  4. Explosions In The Sky @ Brixton Academy
  5. 65daysofstatic @ Highbury Garage

Top 5 TV series

(That I watched in 2012. Links point to IMDB)

  1. Breaking Bad Series 3
  2. Sherlock Series 2
  3. Game of Thrones Series 2
  4. The Hour Series 2
  5. Community Series 1

Top 5 books

(That I read in 2012. Links point to Amazon)

  1. A Song of Fire and Ice by George R.R. Martin
  2. From Hell by Alan Moore and Eddie Campbell
  3. Wolf Hall by Hillary Mantel
  4. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  5. Netherland by Joseph O’Neill

Bring on 2013.