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Q Hall of Fame: Best of 2004

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1. The Streets – A Grand Don’t Come For Free

2. Keane – Hopes And Fears

3. Franz Ferdinand – Franz Ferdinand

4. U2 – How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb

5. Razorlight – Up All Night

6. The Libertines – The Libertines

7. Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds – Abattoir Blues/The Lyre Of Orpheus

8. The Killers – Hot Fuss

9. Mylo – Destroy Rock & Roll

10. Interpol – Antics

11. Snow Patrol – Final Straw

12. Dizzee Rascal – Showtime

13. Wilco – A Ghost Is Born

14. Scissor Sisters – Scissor Sisters

15. Danger Mouse – The Grey Album

16. Kasabain – Kasabain

17. Kings Of Leon – Aha Shake Heartbreak

18. Prince – Musicology

19. Gwen Stefani – Love Angel Music Baby

20. The Zutons – Who Killed The Zutons

21. Green Day – American Idiot

22. Graham Coxon – Happiness In Magazines

23. Elliott Smith – From A Basement On The Hill

24. The Blue Nile – High

25. Ryan Adams – Love Is Hell

26. Mark Lanegan – Bubblegum

27. Norah Jones – Feels Like Home

28. Usher – Confessions

29. Kanye West – The Collage Dropout

30. Eminem – Encore

31. The Walkman – Bows + Arrows

32. Lost Prophets – Start Something

33. George Michael – Patience

34. Sufjan Stevens – Seven Swans

35. The Futureheads – The Futureheads

36. Secret Machines – Now Here Is Nowhere

37. !!! – Louden Up Now

38. Devendra Banhart – Rejoicing In The Hands

39. Estelle – The 18th Day…

40. Joss Stone – Mind Body And Soul

41. Modest Mouse – Good News For People Who Love Bad News

42. Brian Wilson – Smile

43. Loretta Lynn – Van Lear Rose

44. Jamelia – Than You

45. The Von Bondies – Pawn Shoppe Heart

46. My Chemical Romance – Three Cheers For Sweet Revenge

47. Goldie Lookin’ Chain – Greatest Hits

48. Cee-Lo Green – Cee-Lo Green Is The Soul Machine

49. Red Hot Chili Peppers – Live In Hyde Park

50. The Bees – Free The Bees

Reissues

• Jeff Buckley – Grace

• The Clash – London Calling

• The Kinks – The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society

• Nirvana – With The Lights Outs

• Pixies – Best Of The Pixies

Tracks That Q Thinks You Should Have Been Listening To In 2004

• Cannibal’s Hymn – Nick Cave

• Chicken Playback – The Bees

• Cuts Across The Land – Duke Sprit

• Diabolic Scheme – The Hives

• (Don’t Go Back To) Dalston – Razorlight

• Don’t Make Fun Of Daddy’s Voice – Morrissey

• Drill Sergeant – Nerd

• Empty Souls – Manic Street Preachers

• Glamorous Indie Rock & Roll – The Killers

• If Eye Was He Man In Your Life – Prince

• Little House Of Savages – The Walkman

• Little Thoughts – Block Party

• One Hundred Days – Mark Lanegan

• Pistol On Fire – Kings Of Leon

• Reason Is Treason – Kasabain

• Take Me Out (Daft Punk Remix) – Franz Ferdinand

• Electro Blue – R.E.M.

• Fond Farewell – Elliott Smith

• I Started A Joke – Kathryn Williams

• Steve Mcqueen – Lambchop

• Still Iris – Faultline

• Devil In Me – 20-20’S

• Enemies/Friends – Hope Of The States

• Hounds Of Love – Futureheads

• Lost The Plot – The Dears

• My Way - Kanye West

• Narc – Interpol

• Shit Scheisse Merde - !!!

• Warm Night – The Concreats

• Better Luck – Scissor Sisters

• My Elusive Drug – Elton John

• Not-A-Lot-To-Do – The Zutons

• Original Of The Species – U2

• Shame – Pj Harvey

• What Are You? – Bonny ‘Prince’ Billy

• The Body Breaks – Devandra Banhart

Readers' Best Tracks Of The Year

1. Take Me Out – Franz Ferdinand

2. Dry Your Eyes – The Streets

3. Run – Snow Patrol

4. Golden Touch – Razorlight

5. Mr Brightside – The Killers

6. Fit But You Know It – The Streets

7. Can’t Stand Me Now – The Libertines

8. Comfortably Numb – Scissor Sisters

9. First Of The Gang To Die – Morrissey

10. Laura – Scissor Sisters

11. Irish Blood, English Heart – Morrissey

12. Matinee – Franz Ferdinand

13. Somewhere Only We Know – Keane

14. Float On – Modest Mouse

15. Spitting Games – Snow Patrol

16. Everybody Changing – Keane

17. Take Your Mama – Scissor Sisters

18. Are You Gonna Be My Girl – Jet

19. Chocolate – Snow Patrol

20. For Lovers – Wolfman Ft Pete Doherty

21. Walk Idiot Walk – The Hives

22. Sing For Absolution – Muse

23. Reptilia – The Strokes

24. Bedshaped – Kene

25. Talk Talk Talk – The Ordinary Boys

26. Cannonball – Damien Rice

27. This Love – Maroon 5

28. Somebody Told Me –The Killers

29. You Will You Won’t – The Zutons

30. Trick Me – Kelis

31. Bittersweet Bundle Of Misery – Graham Coxon

32. Michael – Franz Ferdinand

33. Toxic – Britney Spears

34. Good Luck – Basement Jaxx

35. Ch-Check It Out – Beastie Boys

36. Milkshake – Kellis

37. I Love You ‘Cause I Have To – Dogs Die In Hot Cars

38. The Letter – PJ Harvey

39. End Of The World – The Cure

40. My Band – D12

41. 99 Problems – Jay-Z

42. Yeah – Usher

43. Lola’s Theme – Shapeshifters

44. I Miss You – Blink 182

45. The Rat – The Walkman

46. The Red The White The Black & The Blue – Hope Of The States

47. Roses - Outkast

48. Mass Destruction – Faithless

49. Long Time Coming – Delays

50. Starcrossed – Ash

51. Darts Of Pleasure – Franz Ferdinand

52. All The Things I’ve Done – The Killers

53. Orpheus – Ash

54. Shut Up – Black Eyed Peas

55. C’mon C’mon – The Von Bondies

56. See It In The Boys Eyes – Jamelia

57. Guns Don’t Kill People, Rappers Do – Goldie Lookin’ Chain

58. Decent Days And Night – The Futureheads

59. Step Into My Office – Belle & Sebastian

60. Assessment – The Beta Band

61. Year Of The Rat – Badly Drawn Boy

62. Girls – Prodigy

63. Rip It Up – Razorlight

64. Vice – Razorlight

65. Up At The Lake – The Charlatans

66. Spiders – Wilco

67. 2000 Places – The Polyphonic Spree

68. American Idiot – Green Day

69. Slither – Velvet Revolver

70. Home – Zero 7

71. Wash The Rain – The Bees

72. Some Girls – Rachael Stevens

73. Five Colours In Her Hair – Mcshit

74. She Wants To Move – Nerd

75. Lsf – Kasabain

76. Jesus Walks – Kanye West

77. Strict Machine – Goldfrapp

78. Gravity – Embrace

79. You Lot – Orbital

80. Whatever Happened To Cory Haim? – The Thrills

81. Blinded By The Lights – The Streets

82. Last Summer – Lostprophets

83. Through The Wire – Kanye West

84. Remember Me – The Zutons

85. Nearer To Heaven – Delays

86. Ride – The Vines

87. Harder To Breathe – Maroon 5

88. Leaving New York – R.E.M.

89. Stumble And Fall – Razorlight

90. Clb Foot – Kasabain

91. Single – Natasha Bedingfield

92. Our Mutual Friend – The Divine Comedy

93. Amazing – George Michael

94. My Happy Ending – Avril Lavigne

95. Followed The Waves – Auf Der Maur

96. Triple Trouble – The Beastie Boys

97. Slow Hands – Interpol

98. All Falls Down – Kanye West

99. Fell In Love With A Boy – Joss Stone

100. 1980 – Estelle

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