"I think 2003 ranks among the very best years for popular music, and is almost certainly the best year for music of the past decade."
—Don't believe Awl pal Matthew Perpetua? Consider that while it was the "Ignition (Remix)" of times, it was also the "The Laws Have Changed" of times. It was the "He War" of times. It was the "We Used To Be Friends" of times. It was the "Milkshake" of times. Relive it all here.