The Times Online have just published the list of their top 100 albums of 2009, placing Noah and the Whales new album "The First Days of Spring" at an outstanding 9th place.
Check out the full Top 100 list at the TimeOnline.co.uk
and you can re-read The Times Online's 5-star review of The First Days of Spring HERE
9. Noah and the Whale: The First Days of Spring
Intruding on someone’s private grief is regarded as a no-no, but in this instance Charlie Fink invited the world across his emotional threshold, on a break-up album whose wintry bleakness slowly gave way to the green shoots of recovery.