Sing Along With Stephin: been after this one for a while – Stephin Merritt selects one ‘best’ recording from every year, 1900-1999. And no, he’s not arrogant enough to choose any of his own. Anyone who picks Julie London as the best of 1955 wins me over, and he gets the early 60s right too. It’s frothy stuff, but that’s lists for you.