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What was your favourite album of 2014?

What got your ears twitching this year?

THIS WEEK, WE’RE asking you about your favourite stuff of 2014.

You’ve already told us about the best TV programmes of the past 12 months (keep an eye out for our posts about live shows, films and books). But what has been the best listen of 2014?

WAR ON DRUGS. Angel Olsen. Jenny Lewis. Hozier.

It was a great and varied year for music, so much so that here in and offices we’ve had a tough time trying to narrow down our favourite 2014 albums.

So we want to know what you were listening to over the past 12 months, and what you’d recommend to others.

What was your favourite record of 2014?

To kick things off, here’s what our reporters were tuned into this year…

Aoife Barry: Angel Olsen – Burn Your Fire For No Witness/War On Drugs – Lost in the Dream

 Paul Hosford: Counting Crows - Somewhere Under Wonderland

Christine Bohan: First Aid Kit/Pixies/ Ryan Adams/War on Drugs

Michael Freeman: War on Drugs – Lost in the Dream/ Ex Hex – Rips

Emer McLysaght: Taylor Swift – 1989

Susan Daly: James Vincent McMorrow – Post Tropical/Future Islands – Singles

Paul Fennessy: Mac De Marco – Salad Days/Aphex Twin – Syro

Fiona Hyde: Robyn/Royksopp – Do It Again

Steven O’Rourke: Brian Blade and the Fellowship Band – Landmarks

Amy O’Connor: Schoolboy Q – Oxymoron/Vince Staples – Hell Can Wait

Nicky Ryan: Metronomy – Love Letters

Christina Finn: Annie Mac Presents 2014/Sam Smith – In the Lonely Hour/Hozier

Tell us your choices in the comments below…

Read: What was your favourite TV series this year?>

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