I've spent the last few days looking through my iTunes library and trying to apply some sort of Larry & Sergey algorithm to come up with my favorite album of 2007. This year will be a little bit harder than past years — for the simple reason that I no longer have my entire music library on one computer. It's primarily on one, but I no longer have my own version of "the jazz matrix" that I once had.
I will say that I'm surprised that I've picked up as much music this year as I have — so choosing a favorite album, or a list of 30 of them, will still take me another few days.
As you wait with bated breath, here are a few lists the experts have made: