Q Magazine's Top 50 Albums of 2014

Q Magazine's Top 50 Albums of 2014

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50. Jungle - Jungle

Jungle - Jungle
July 15, 2014
Nu-Disco
Critic Score
73
20 reviews
User Score
74
64 reviews

49. Shabazz Palaces - Lese Majesty

Shabazz Palaces - Lese Majesty
July 29, 2014
Hip Hop
Critic Score
83
26 reviews
User Score
77
128 reviews

48. La Roux - Trouble in Paradise

La Roux - Trouble in Paradise
July 21, 2014
Synthpop
Critic Score
77
22 reviews
User Score
75
99 reviews

47. Spoon - They Want My Soul

Spoon - They Want My Soul
August 5, 2014
Indie Rock
Critic Score
79
30 reviews
User Score
81
248 reviews

46. Thom Yorke - Tomorrow's Modern Boxes

Thom Yorke - Tomorrow's Modern Boxes
September 26, 2014
Electronic
Critic Score
71
21 reviews
User Score
74
94 reviews

45. Warpaint - Warpaint

Warpaint - Warpaint
January 21, 2014
Dream Pop
Critic Score
74
30 reviews
User Score
74
207 reviews

44. U2 - Songs of Innocence

U2 - Songs of Innocence
September 9, 2014
Pop Rock
Critic Score
59
18 reviews
User Score
54
82 reviews

43. Leonard Cohen - Popular Problems

Leonard Cohen - Popular Problems
September 23, 2014
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
81
17 reviews
User Score
79
50 reviews

42. Robert Plant - Lullaby and... The Ceaseless Roar

Robert Plant - Lullaby and... The Ceaseless Roar
September 8, 2014
Rock
Critic Score
79
17 reviews
User Score
80
37 reviews

41. The Black Keys - Turn Blue

The Black Keys - Turn Blue
May 13, 2014
Garage Rock
Critic Score
71
22 reviews
User Score
71
179 reviews

40. Grumbling Fur - Preternaturals

Grumbling Fur - Preternaturals
August 11, 2014
Neo-Psychedelia
Critic Score
79
11 reviews
User Score
77
7 reviews

39. Ty Segall - Manipulator

Ty Segall - Manipulator
August 26, 2014
Garage Rock
Critic Score
80
21 reviews
User Score
80
123 reviews

38. Johnny Marr - Playland

Johnny Marr - Playland
October 6, 2014
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
64
15 reviews
User Score
69
14 reviews

37. Baxter Dury - It's A Pleasure

Baxter Dury - It's A Pleasure
October 20, 2014
Critic Score
62
5 reviews
User Score
77
7 reviews

36. Temples - Sun Structures

Temples - Sun Structures
February 11, 2014
Psychedelic Rock
Critic Score
73
19 reviews
User Score
73
173 reviews

35. Real Estate - Atlas

Real Estate - Atlas
March 4, 2014
Indie Rock
Critic Score
76
28 reviews
User Score
78
295 reviews

34. Wild Beasts - Present Tense

Wild Beasts - Present Tense
February 25, 2014
Art Pop
Critic Score
85
23 reviews
User Score
79
300 reviews

33. Sky Ferreira - Night Time, My Time

Sky Ferreira - Night Time, My Time
October 29, 2013
Synthpop
Critic Score
76
23 reviews
User Score
78
171 reviews

32. The Bug - Angels and Devils

The Bug - Angels and Devils
August 25, 2014
Dubstep
Critic Score
79
15 reviews
User Score
73
39 reviews

31. Mogwai - Rave Tapes

Mogwai - Rave Tapes
January 21, 2014
Post-Rock
Critic Score
74
24 reviews
User Score
70
109 reviews

30. Gruff Rhys - American Interior

Gruff Rhys - American Interior
May 5, 2014
Indie Pop
Critic Score
77
14 reviews
User Score
71
21 reviews

29. Jamie T - Carry On The Grudge

Jamie T - Carry On The Grudge
September 29, 2014
Indie Rock
Critic Score
81
8 reviews
User Score
76
60 reviews

28. Kasabian - 48:13

Kasabian - 48:13
June 9, 2014
Alternative Dance
Critic Score
54
9 reviews
User Score
61
73 reviews

27. Morrissey - World Peace Is None of Your Business

Morrissey - World Peace Is None of Your Business
July 15, 2014
Pop Rock
Critic Score
64
26 reviews
User Score
72
45 reviews

26. Neneh Cherry - Blank Project

Neneh Cherry - Blank Project
February 25, 2014
Art Pop
Critic Score
82
23 reviews
User Score
76
122 reviews

25. Ed Sheeran - X

Ed Sheeran - X
June 23, 2014
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
63
14 reviews
User Score
65
62 reviews

24. Kate Tempest - Everybody Down

Kate Tempest - Everybody Down
May 19, 2014
Hip Hop
Critic Score
71
8 reviews
User Score
72
18 reviews

23. Jack White - Lazaretto

Jack White - Lazaretto
June 10, 2014
Blues Rock
Critic Score
75
30 reviews
User Score
72
154 reviews

22. Caribou - Our Love

Caribou - Our Love
October 7, 2014
Electronic
Critic Score
81
26 reviews
User Score
80
312 reviews

21. East India Youth - Total Strife Forever

East India Youth - Total Strife Forever
January 13, 2014
Art Pop
Critic Score
83
16 reviews
User Score
73
167 reviews

20. Sleaford Mods - Divide and Exit

Sleaford Mods - Divide and Exit
April 28, 2014
Post-Punk
Critic Score
80
5 reviews
User Score
72
31 reviews

19. Lana Del Rey - Ultraviolence

Lana Del Rey - Ultraviolence
June 17, 2014
Art Pop
Critic Score
72
26 reviews
User Score
74
272 reviews

18. Paolo Nutini - Caustic Love

Paolo Nutini - Caustic Love
April 14, 2014
Pop Rock
Critic Score
74
5 reviews
User Score
72
19 reviews

17. Mac DeMarco - Salad Days

Mac DeMarco - Salad Days
April 1, 2014
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
82
21 reviews
User Score
81
474 reviews

16. Royal Blood - Royal Blood

Royal Blood - Royal Blood
August 25, 2014
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
72
12 reviews
User Score
75
115 reviews

15. The Horrors - Luminous

The Horrors - Luminous
May 5, 2014
Neo-Psychedelia
Critic Score
78
22 reviews
User Score
76
147 reviews

14. Hamilton Leithauser - Black Hours

Hamilton Leithauser - Black Hours
June 3, 2014
Chamber Pop
Critic Score
72
18 reviews
User Score
73
24 reviews

13. Sam Smith - In the Lonely Hour

Sam Smith - In the Lonely Hour
May 26, 2014
Soul
Critic Score
62
19 reviews
User Score
65
75 reviews

12. Interpol - El Pintor

Interpol - El Pintor
September 9, 2014
Indie Rock
Critic Score
75
27 reviews
User Score
75
145 reviews

11. Elbow - The Take Off and Landing of Everything

Elbow - The Take Off and Landing of Everything
March 10, 2014
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
74
18 reviews
User Score
72
62 reviews

10. Aphex Twin - Syro

Aphex Twin - Syro
September 23, 2014
IDM
Critic Score
87
30 reviews
User Score
79
290 reviews

9. Future Islands - Singles

Future Islands - Singles
March 25, 2014
Synthpop
Critic Score
81
27 reviews
User Score
79
331 reviews

8. FKA Twigs - LP1

FKA Twigs - LP1
August 12, 2014
Alternative R&B
Critic Score
86
32 reviews
User Score
82
548 reviews

7. Sharon Van Etten - Are We There

Sharon Van Etten - Are We There
May 27, 2014
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
86
26 reviews
User Score
82
312 reviews

6. St. Vincent - St. Vincent

St. Vincent - St. Vincent
February 25, 2014
Art Pop
Critic Score
88
30 reviews
User Score
82
636 reviews

5. Beck - Morning Phase

Beck - Morning Phase
February 25, 2014
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
79
32 reviews
User Score
75
240 reviews

4. Manic Street Preachers - Futurology

Manic Street Preachers - Futurology
July 7, 2014
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
80
11 reviews
User Score
74
25 reviews

3. Damon Albarn - Everyday Robots

Damon Albarn - Everyday Robots
April 28, 2014
Art Pop
Critic Score
75
29 reviews
User Score
76
166 reviews

2. Alt-J - This Is All Yours

Alt-J - This Is All Yours
September 22, 2014
Art Pop
Critic Score
70
27 reviews
User Score
69
191 reviews

1. The War on Drugs - Lost in the Dream

The War on Drugs - Lost in the Dream
March 18, 2014
Folk Rock
Critic Score
87
29 reviews
User Score
84
594 reviews
Original Source: http://www.qthemusic.com/7136/qs-top-50-albums-of-2014/

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