Musical artists softened the blow of a rough year by turning out some of the best releases of the decade so far.
Damien Jurado's "Working Titles" is the Identity Theory song of the month for February 2012. The track comes from his new album, Maraqopa. Watch the Seattle, Washington-based singer's live performance above or listen on Soundcloud.
Our music editor's picks for the best albums of 2010 include Damien Jurado and Sarah Jaffe.