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Lemon Awards 2019: A Year of Music

πŸ‹ Lemon Awards 2019 πŸ‹

It's that time of the year again where we sit back, I write a very long post, but we do the lemon awards. If you're new here, or you haven't been following me for that long, then here we go. To summarise, the Lemon Awards are something I do every year and I write about the best of everything music-wise. These are always my favourite post to do, and last year I did little certificates, and this year I've done the same. So here we go! Will be some recurring categories and there will be some new ones. So sit down and enjoy! 


Best Live Act

5.Real Friends
4.Fatherson
3. Distant Blue
2. Don't Forget Rupert
1. The Mocking Jays 

Best Releases of The Year

20. amo by Bring Me The Horizon
19. What's It Like by You Me At Six
18. Fandom by Waterparks
17. She's a God by Neck Deep
16. Nella Vita by Grayscale
15. Are You Feeling Alive? by Hot Milk
14. Missing Everything by Fading Blonde
13. The Illusion of Being Fair by Fast Car To Florence
12. A Fear The Comes Around by Best Of Enemies
11. Smile Wide by Roam
10.9. Degenerates by A Day To Remember
8. The Love Era by The Mocking Jays
7. Rescue Me by Marshmellow ft A Day To Remember
6. Synthetic Sympathy by Trash Boat
5. MYMINDISOUTOFME by Distant Blue
4. Bad News by Best Of Enemies
3. Bringing Back Old Memories by Don't Forget Rupert
2. I Can't Be (Without Your Love) by The Mocking Jays
1. Novocaine by Twin Atlantic 

Favourite Music Discoveries of The Year

5. Four Year Strong - not a new discovery but I rediscovered my love for them 
4. WSTR
3. Holygood - not necessarily a discovery but they rebranded themselves this year. They used to be called Light You Up 
2. Hot Milk - The bassist Tom used to be in a smaller band called Taking Hayley who I used to like so it wasn't hard to love Hot Milk
1. Trash Boat

The Best Thing That Happened In Music

5. Neck Deep are back 
4. McFly finally gave us new music
3. Punk Goes resurrected itself 
2. Twin Atlantic resurrected themselves
1. MCR are back 

Best Not New Song Of The Year

3. Coffee At Midnight by Stand Atlantic
2. The Chaser by Twin Atlantic
1. I Hold Myself in Contempt by Four Year Strong

Best Overall Band Of The Year

Criteria - They must have released at least 2 tracks this year

3. Best Of Enemies
2. The Mocking Jays
1. Don't Forget Rupert

Song of The Year

Criteria - Any song released doesn't have to be just from this year. 

3. I Hold Myself In Contempt by Four Year Strong
2. Bringing Back Old Memories by Don't Forget Rupert 
1. Bad News by Best Of Enemies

Album Of The Year

Criteria - Any album released not just from this year 

3. Four Year Strong by Four Year Strong
2. Nothing I Write You Can Change What You've Been Through by Trash Boat
1. Identity Crisis by WSTR

Best New Band of The Year

                 Hot Milk

Most Anticipated Release for 2020

3. Four Year Strong's new album
2. Your Welcome by A Day To Remember
1. Power by Twin Atlantic



Band To Watch For in 2020


- Best Of Enemies
- Don't Forget Rupert
- The Mocking Jays
- AVAERA
- Fast Car To Florence


The Honourary Mentions 

This is the bit where I say thanks to the people that I can't give an award to but that deserve one so they'll get one.

- Amber... my best friend deserves one because I've forced her to a lot of gigs and some of them are really bad so yeah.

- Alice... for Radfest because when everything failed you still tried your best

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