Uncut's Top 75 Albums of 2014

Uncut's Top 75 Albums of 2014

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75. Richard Thompson - Acoustic Classics

Richard Thompson - Acoustic Classics
July 21, 2014
Critic Score
75
4 reviews
User Score
83
1 review

74. Temples - Sun Structures

Temples - Sun Structures
February 11, 2014
Psychedelic Rock
Critic Score
73
24 reviews
User Score
74
200 reviews

73. Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin - Common Ground: Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin Play and Sing the Songs of Big Bill Broonzy

Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin - Common Ground: Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin Play and Sing the Songs of Big Bill Broonzy
June 3, 2014
Critic Score
80
1 review
User Score
71
2 reviews

72. Dan Michaelson & The Coastguards - Distance

Dan Michaelson & The Coastguards - Distance
August 18, 2014
Critic Score
77
5 reviews
User Score
63
2 reviews

71. Bob Mould - Beauty & Ruin

Bob Mould - Beauty & Ruin
June 3, 2014
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
76
17 reviews
User Score
74
19 reviews

70. First Aid Kit - Stay Gold

First Aid Kit - Stay Gold
June 10, 2014
Indie Folk
Critic Score
76
26 reviews
User Score
75
101 reviews

69. Gulp - Season Sun

Gulp - Season Sun
July 8, 2014
Critic Score
67
6 reviews
User Score
85
1 review

68. Lydia Loveless - Somewhere Else

Lydia Loveless - Somewhere Else
February 17, 2014
Alt-Country
Critic Score
80
9 reviews
User Score
69
26 reviews

67. Perfume Genius - Too Bright

Perfume Genius - Too Bright
September 23, 2014
Art Pop
Critic Score
85
31 reviews
User Score
83
355 reviews

66. Thurston Moore - The Best Day

Thurston Moore - The Best Day
October 21, 2014
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
72
23 reviews
User Score
75
33 reviews

65. The New Pornographers - Brill Bruisers

The New Pornographers - Brill Bruisers
August 26, 2014
Indie Pop
Critic Score
77
27 reviews
User Score
74
72 reviews

64. King Creosote - From Scotland With Love

King Creosote - From Scotland With Love
July 21, 2014
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
78
13 reviews
User Score
75
14 reviews

63. Gazelle Twin - UNFLESH

Gazelle Twin - UNFLESH
September 22, 2014
Electropop
Critic Score
81
6 reviews
User Score
77
39 reviews

62. Paolo Nutini - Caustic Love

Paolo Nutini - Caustic Love
April 14, 2014
Pop Rock
Critic Score
79
7 reviews
User Score
71
27 reviews

61. The Afghan Whigs - Do to the Beast

The Afghan Whigs - Do to the Beast
April 14, 2014
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
73
26 reviews
User Score
75
52 reviews

60. Frazey Ford - Indian Ocean

Frazey Ford - Indian Ocean
October 14, 2014
Critic Score
80
3 reviews
User Score
73
4 reviews

59. Roddy Frame - Seven Dials

Roddy Frame - Seven Dials
May 5, 2014
Critic Score
74
6 reviews
User Score
66
1 review

58. Jamie T - Carry On The Grudge

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

57. The Delines - Colfax

The Delines - Colfax
April 28, 2014
Alt-Country
Critic Score
77
5 reviews
User Score
72
8 reviews

56. Angel Olsen - Burn Your Fire for No Witness

Angel Olsen - Burn Your Fire for No Witness
February 18, 2014
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
81
28 reviews
User Score
81
360 reviews

55. Scott Walker & Sunn O))) - Soused

Scott Walker & Sunn O))) - Soused
October 21, 2014
Experimental Rock
Critic Score
84
28 reviews
User Score
76
59 reviews

54. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers - Hypnotic Eye

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers - Hypnotic Eye
July 29, 2014
Rock
Critic Score
74
20 reviews
User Score
75
26 reviews

53. GOAT - Commune

GOAT - Commune
September 23, 2014
Psychedelic Rock
Critic Score
78
16 reviews
User Score
74
46 reviews

52. Liars - Mess

Liars - Mess
March 25, 2014
Electronic
Critic Score
75
28 reviews
User Score
78
156 reviews

51. Jenny Lewis - The Voyager

Jenny Lewis - The Voyager
July 29, 2014
Pop Rock
Critic Score
72
25 reviews
User Score
74
75 reviews

50. Wild Beasts - Present Tense

Wild Beasts - Present Tense
February 25, 2014
Art Pop
Critic Score
82
26 reviews
User Score
79
323 reviews

49. Robyn Hitchcock - The Man Upstairs

Robyn Hitchcock - The Man Upstairs
August 26, 2014
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
68
11 reviews
User Score
74
3 reviews

48. Morrissey - World Peace Is None of Your Business

Morrissey - World Peace Is None of Your Business
July 15, 2014
Pop Rock
Critic Score
64
29 reviews
User Score
73
50 reviews

47. Allah-Las - Worship The Sun

Allah-Las - Worship The Sun
September 15, 2014
Garage Rock
Critic Score
71
8 reviews
User Score
73
30 reviews

46. Willie Watson - Folk Singer, Vol. 1

Willie Watson - Folk Singer, Vol. 1
May 6, 2014
Folk
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

45. Kate Tempest - Everybody Down

Kate Tempest - Everybody Down
May 19, 2014
Hip Hop
Critic Score
75
11 reviews
User Score
73
27 reviews

44. Thom Yorke - Tomorrow's Modern Boxes

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

43. East India Youth - Total Strife Forever

East India Youth - Total Strife Forever
January 13, 2014
Art Pop
Critic Score
81
19 reviews
User Score
73
166 reviews

42. Mogwai - Rave Tapes

Mogwai - Rave Tapes
January 21, 2014
Post-Rock
Critic Score
73
29 reviews
User Score
71
118 reviews

41. Mark Lanegan Band - Phantom Radio

Mark Lanegan Band - Phantom Radio
October 21, 2014
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
73
16 reviews
User Score
71
11 reviews

40. Lee Bains III & The Glory Fires - Dereconstructed

Lee Bains III & The Glory Fires - Dereconstructed
May 27, 2014
Southern Rock
Critic Score
64
7 reviews
User Score
64
3 reviews

39. Future Islands - Singles

Future Islands - Singles
March 25, 2014
Synthpop
Critic Score
81
32 reviews
User Score
79
386 reviews

38. Fennesz - Bécs

Fennesz - Bécs
April 28, 2014
Ambient
Critic Score
81
7 reviews
User Score
75
48 reviews

37. Willie Nelson - Band of Brothers

Willie Nelson - Band of Brothers
June 17, 2014
Country
Critic Score
71
9 reviews
User Score
63
5 reviews

36. La Roux - Trouble in Paradise

La Roux - Trouble in Paradise
July 21, 2014
Synthpop
Critic Score
77
23 reviews
User Score
76
109 reviews

35. Drive-By Truckers - English Oceans

Drive-By Truckers - English Oceans
March 4, 2014
Southern Rock
Critic Score
72
18 reviews
User Score
70
23 reviews

34. Chris Forsyth & The Solar Motel Band - Intensity Ghost

Chris Forsyth & The Solar Motel Band - Intensity Ghost
October 28, 2014
Critic Score
NR
User Score
80
2 reviews

33. Sturgill Simpson - Metamodern Sounds in Country Music

Sturgill Simpson - Metamodern Sounds in Country Music
May 13, 2014
Country
Critic Score
81
8 reviews
User Score
79
65 reviews

32. Merchandise - After the End

Merchandise - After the End
August 26, 2014
Indie Rock
Critic Score
73
19 reviews
User Score
73
48 reviews

31. tUnE-yArDs - Nikki Nack

tUnE-yArDs - Nikki Nack
May 6, 2014
Art Pop
Critic Score
82
27 reviews
User Score
77
232 reviews

30. Spoon - They Want My Soul

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

29. Jack White - Lazaretto

Jack White - Lazaretto
June 10, 2014
Blues Rock
Critic Score
76
35 reviews
User Score
74
183 reviews

28. The Black Keys - Turn Blue

The Black Keys - Turn Blue
May 13, 2014
Garage Rock
Critic Score
70
25 reviews
User Score
70
224 reviews

27. Ben Watt - Hendra

Ben Watt - Hendra
April 14, 2014
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
72
12 reviews
User Score
63
6 reviews

26. Steve Gunn - Way Out Weather

Steve Gunn - Way Out Weather
October 7, 2014
Folk Rock
Critic Score
80
8 reviews
User Score
77
42 reviews
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Original Source: http://www.uncut.co.uk/blog/uncut-editors-diary/inside-the-new-uncut-the-best-albums-of-2014

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