1. Weezer "The Blue Album"
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    4th grade - first album I ever owned. Can sing the whole thing in order
  2. Fiona Apple "Tidal"
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    My 6th grade self was forever changed by her voice and her lyrics.
  3. Rilo Kiley "More Adventurous"
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    Getting me through my angsty college years
  4. Rufus Wainwright "Want One"
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    The source of many an AIM away message
  5. Elvis Costello "The Best of Elvis Costello and the Attractions"
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    Dancing in the kitchen with my dad
  6. Kanye West "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy"
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    Genius
  7. Josh Ritter - all albums
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    Pretty much every powerful moment in my life has been with a Josh Ritter song - life epiphanies, falling in love, and most recently tears streaming down my face as I felt the pure joy of singing a song I love with my son
  8. The Avett Brothers "Emotionalism"
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    Campfires at Philmont
  9. Beyoncé "Beyoncé"
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    Dance parties in my car
  10. Jenny Lewis "Rabbit Fur Coat"
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    Feeling oh so cool when I studied abroad.