And the yearÂ’s winners are....The TONY music staff listened to an awful lot of records in 2004 Â– here are our favorites Excerpt:
Jay Ruttenberg, music writer
9. Devendra Banhart, Rejoicing in the Hands (Young God)
In toning down his vocal hiccups, the eccentric folkie taps a natural flow.
Mike Wolf, music editor
5. Devendra Banhart, Rejoicing in the Hands (Young God)
The folk sceneÂ’s lightning rod crackles with the joy of life on the first of his two 2004 albums.