Crown the Empire Pick Their Five Favorite Albums of the Year

Leading up to the end of the year, Revolver has asked some of our favorite artists to pick their Top Albums of 2012 and tell us why each record rules. Here, the hardcore band Crown the Empire select their faves.

 

 

 

 

5. Sleeping with Sirens, If You Were a Movie, This Would Be Your Soundtrack
“This album stuck out as it was a very ambitious attempt at breaking what people expected from the band or any band from this genre. We definitely have mad respect for such a great release from one of our great label mates.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4. The Weeknd, Trilogy
“This guy has been a favorite of ours for a while. This album is all about the vocals. He’s incredible.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. The Used, Vulnerable
“An amazing album. Some of the most clever songwriting we’ve heard in a while.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. Linkin Park, Living Things
“One of our favorite bands. They are more than an inspiration to us–they’re a goal.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1. Fun, Some Nights
“This album brought theatricality back to the mainstream. Real melodies, an eccentric singer, and passion. Everything were about.”

 

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