End of December 2005: Strange Fortune Newsletter: Top Ten Albums of 2005A Strange Fortune Update, End Of December 2005
2005 TOP TEN LISTS
A new year's just around the corner now... What better way to start your new year on the right note than with the best music of 2005?
Strange Fortune's Top Ten Favorite Albums of 2005
(Note: Our favorite album of the year, Last Light by Tor Lundvall, is disqualified for being a Strange Fortune label release.)
10 / All My Faith Lost / As You're Vanishing in Silence
9 / Squaremeter / The Frozen Spark
8 / Sol Invictus / The Devil's Steed
7 / Desiderii Marginis / That Which Is Tragic and Timeless
6 / Brighter Death Now / Kamikaze Kabaret
5 / William Basinski / Silent Night
4 / Harvest Rain / Night Chorus
3 / Ataraxia / Arcana Eco
2 / Tony Wakeford & Andrew Liles / Cups in Cupboard
1 / Nurse with Wound / Echo Poeme: Sequence No. 2
And the Top Sellers at Strange Fortune 2005
10 / Death in June & Boyd Rice / Alarm Agents
9 / Lustmord / Heresy
8 / Blood Axis & Les Joyaux de la Princesse / Absinthia Taetra
7 / Current 93 / How He Loved the Moon: Moonsongs for Jhonn Balance LP
6 / various artists / Flowers Made of Snow
5 / Ksiezyc / Ksiezyc
4 / Sol Invictus / The Devil's Steed
3 / Tony Wakeford & Andrew Liles / Cups in Cupboard
2 / Tor Lundvall / Holiday Greeting Cards 2005
1 / Tor Lundvall / Last Light
Miss any of these this year? Why not give em a try and put in an order now at
TOR LUNDVALL HOLIDAY GREETING CARDS 2005
It may be too late to be cool and make use of them this year, but if you want to plan early for next year, there are a few last sets of Tor Lundvall Holiday Greeting Cards 2005 Edition, available at Strange Fortune until sold out.
Tor Lundvall Holiday Greeting Cards Edition 2005 is a boxed set of 15 greeting cards featuring magically enchanting winterscape paintings by Tor Lundvall.
Tor's visuals will be familiar to many of you from his distinctive album covers for his fine recordings as well as for SOL INVICTUS and others.
The 2005 edition is a small limited edition of just 100 boxes, featuring the Tor Lundvall paintings "Winter Sun," "Still," and "Outpost." Next year's edition will feature different paintings once again.
Tor Lundvall Holiday Greeting Cards Edition 2005 is available to order until they're gone forever, for just $19 & shipping at
New Releases at Strange Fortune
Column One / Dream Time / $15
Deadwood / 819 / $14
Drazen (Black Sun) / Visions of Anarcadia / $15
Folkstorm / Folkmusik Special Edition 2CD / $19
The Hafler Trio / Wolf Sheep Cabbage Episode 2 7" vinyl / $17
The Hafler Trio / Wolf Sheep Cabbage Episode 3 7" vinyl / $17
The Hafler Trio / Only the Hand That Erases Can Write the True Thing 10" vinyl / $29
Herr / The Winter of Constantinople / $14
Irr App (Ext) & Wyrm / Irr App (Ext)/Wyrm 7" vinyl / $9
Kreuzweg Ost / Edelrost / $14
Kriegsfall-U / Kriegsfall-U / $14
Andrew Liles / Mother Goose's Melody / $15
Andrew Liles / New York Doll / $15
The New Blockaders & Gosplan Trio / Sound Sketch for Raging Flames / $15
Boyd Rice Presents Little Fyodor / The Very Best of Little Fyodor's Greatest Hits! / $12
Ultra Milkmaids & Aidan Baker / At Home with... / $12
Tony Wakeford & Andrew Liles / Cups in Cupboard / $13
Marc Wannabe / Things Don't Last Very Long / $13
Z'ev / Rhythmajik / $13
Zoviet France / Music for a Spaghetti Western / $15
The Loneliest Link in a Very Strange Chain: A Tribute to Jhonn Balance and Coil / $13
Read about all the new releases at http://strangefortune.com/catalog.php
And just around the corner now...
Tor Lundvall / Empty City
Happy New Year from Strange Fortune!
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