2005-2006Best Texas Recordings

Album of the Year
Gimme Fiction, Spoon

Paradise Hotel, Eliza Gilkyson
Childish Things, James McMurtry
Bloom, Eric Johnson
Wicked Twisted Road, Reckless Kelly
Not So Far Away, Wideawake
Love Songs: For and Against, Guy Forsyth
Big Sweet Life: The Songs of Jon Dee Graham, various
Sweet Weaponry, Cruiserweight
Cruel and Gentle Things, Charlie Sexton

Song of the Year
"I Turn My Camera On" by Britt Dainel for Spoon

"Childish Things," by James McMurtry
"Paradise Hotel," by Eliza Gilkyson
"Long Long Time," by Mark Addison, Nina Singh, and Guy Forsyth for Guy Forsyth
"Your Sweet Eyes (Courante)," by Eric Johnson
"Hammer in My Head," by Grady Johnson for Grady
"Not So Far Away," by Scott Leger and Wideawake for Wideawake
"Man of God," by Eliza Gilkyson
"Goodbye Daily Sadness," by Cruiserweight
"Hard Man to Love," by Bobby Pinson and Kevin Fowler for Kevin Fowler

Best of the Year
Best Performing Bands
One click gets you all the newsletters listed below

Breaking news, arts coverage, and daily events

Keep up with happenings around town

Kevin Curtin's bimonthly cannabis musings

Austin's queerest news and events

Eric Goodman's Austin FC column, other soccer news

Information is power. Support the free press, so we can support Austin.   Support the Chronicle