Rough Trade's Albums of the Year 2015

Rough Trade's Albums of the Year 2015

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100. Protomartyr - The Agent Intellect

Protomartyr - The Agent Intellect
October 9, 2015
Post-Punk
Critic Score
82
14 reviews
User Score
78
156 reviews

99. Ryan Adams - 1989

Ryan Adams - 1989
September 21, 2015
Pop Rock
Critic Score
67
16 reviews
User Score
71
58 reviews

98. Jessica Pratt - On Your Own Love Again

Jessica Pratt - On Your Own Love Again
January 27, 2015
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
78
17 reviews
User Score
77
98 reviews

97. Unknown Mortal Orchestra - Multi-Love

Unknown Mortal Orchestra - Multi-Love
May 26, 2015
Psychedelic Pop
Critic Score
79
23 reviews
User Score
78
307 reviews

96. Laura Marling - Short Movie

Laura Marling - Short Movie
March 23, 2015
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
80
23 reviews
User Score
77
134 reviews

95. Girlpool - Before The World Was Big

Girlpool - Before The World Was Big
June 2, 2015
Indie Pop
Critic Score
77
19 reviews
User Score
74
66 reviews

94. Arca - Mutant

Arca - Mutant
November 20, 2015
Electronic
Critic Score
80
17 reviews
User Score
76
134 reviews

93. Low - Ones and Sixes

Low - Ones and Sixes
September 11, 2015
Slowcore
Critic Score
77
21 reviews
User Score
76
59 reviews

92. Bully - Feels Like

Bully - Feels Like
June 23, 2015
Indie Rock
Critic Score
76
16 reviews
User Score
76
87 reviews

91. Leon Bridges - Coming Home

Leon Bridges - Coming Home
June 23, 2015
Soul
Critic Score
75
15 reviews
User Score
74
96 reviews

90. The Fireworks - Switch Me On

The Fireworks - Switch Me On
February 10, 2015
Critic Score
75
2 reviews
User Score
78
1 review

89. Nils Frahm - Solo

Nils Frahm - Solo
March 29, 2015
Modern Classical
Critic Score
73
1 review
User Score
75
32 reviews

88. Sauna Youth - Distractions

Sauna Youth - Distractions
June 8, 2015
Indie Rock
Critic Score
79
8 reviews
User Score
71
19 reviews

87. Ought - Sun Coming Down

Ought - Sun Coming Down
September 18, 2015
Post-Punk
Critic Score
81
15 reviews
User Score
77
144 reviews

86. Jason Isbell - Something More Than Free

Jason Isbell - Something More Than Free
July 17, 2015
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
80
18 reviews
User Score
76
60 reviews

85. Shamir - Ratchet

Shamir - Ratchet
May 19, 2015
Electropop
Critic Score
78
21 reviews
User Score
74
198 reviews

84. Jenny Hval - Apocalypse, girl

Jenny Hval - Apocalypse, girl
June 9, 2015
Art Pop
Critic Score
80
18 reviews
User Score
75
134 reviews

83. Waxahatchee - Ivy Tripp

Waxahatchee - Ivy Tripp
April 7, 2015
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
81
23 reviews
User Score
76
202 reviews

82. Grimes - Art Angels

Grimes - Art Angels
November 6, 2015
Art Pop
Critic Score
84
27 reviews
User Score
81
572 reviews

81. Hills - Frid

Hills - Frid
August 28, 2015
Critic Score
80
1 review
User Score
NR

80. Andrew Combs - All These Dreams

Andrew Combs - All These Dreams
March 3, 2015
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
73
3 reviews
User Score
71
9 reviews

79. Destroyer - Poison Season

Destroyer - Poison Season
August 28, 2015
Chamber Pop
Critic Score
82
25 reviews
User Score
81
279 reviews

78. Lana Del Rey - Honeymoon

Lana Del Rey - Honeymoon
September 18, 2015
Art Pop
Critic Score
74
25 reviews
User Score
71
265 reviews

77. Shit & Shine - Everybody's a Fuckin Expert

Shit & Shine - Everybody's a Fuckin Expert
September 4, 2015
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

76. Metz - II

Metz - II
May 5, 2015
Noise Rock
Critic Score
79
18 reviews
User Score
74
94 reviews

75. Death Grips - The Powers That B

Death Grips - The Powers That B
March 31, 2015
Hip Hop
Critic Score
74
6 reviews
User Score
81
218 reviews

74. Föllakzoid - III

Föllakzoid - III
March 31, 2015
Space Rock
Critic Score
72
10 reviews
User Score
66
20 reviews

73. Holly Herndon - Platform

Holly Herndon - Platform
May 19, 2015
Art Pop
Critic Score
80
21 reviews
User Score
76
162 reviews

72. Drenge - Undertow

Drenge - Undertow
April 6, 2015
Garage Rock
Critic Score
83
8 reviews
User Score
77
146 reviews

71. Public Image Ltd. - What The World Needs Now...

Public Image Ltd. - What The World Needs Now...
September 4, 2015
Post-Punk
Critic Score
66
12 reviews
User Score
60
8 reviews

70. Mbongwana Star - From Kinshasa

Mbongwana Star - From Kinshasa
May 19, 2015
World
Critic Score
90
8 reviews
User Score
77
111 reviews

69. Stealing Sheep - Not Real

Stealing Sheep - Not Real
April 14, 2015
Synthpop
Critic Score
74
10 reviews
User Score
72
20 reviews

68. Kurt Vile - b'lieve i'm goin down

Kurt Vile - b'lieve i'm goin down
September 25, 2015
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
78
24 reviews
User Score
78
243 reviews

67. Damaged Bug - Cold Hot Plumbs

Damaged Bug - Cold Hot Plumbs
June 1, 2015
Critic Score
69
3 reviews
User Score
80
5 reviews

66. The Unthanks - Mount the Air

The Unthanks - Mount the Air
February 9, 2015
Folk
Critic Score
79
6 reviews
User Score
73
16 reviews

65. The Districts - A Flourish and a Spoil

The Districts - A Flourish and a Spoil
February 10, 2015
Indie Rock
Critic Score
71
7 reviews
User Score
76
51 reviews

64. C Duncan - Architect

C Duncan - Architect
July 17, 2015
Indie Pop
Critic Score
79
6 reviews
User Score
76
30 reviews

63. Fraser A. Gorman - Slow Gum

Fraser A. Gorman - Slow Gum
June 29, 2015
Critic Score
68
8 reviews
User Score
85
1 review

62. Sarah Cracknell - Red Kite

Sarah Cracknell - Red Kite
June 15, 2015
Critic Score
73
6 reviews
User Score
72
1 review

61. Mark Ronson - Uptown Special

Mark Ronson - Uptown Special
January 13, 2015
Funk
Critic Score
71
25 reviews
User Score
67
95 reviews

60. Sleater-Kinney - No Cities to Love

Sleater-Kinney - No Cities to Love
January 20, 2015
Indie Rock
Critic Score
89
29 reviews
User Score
78
472 reviews

59. Leftfield - Alternative Light Source

Leftfield - Alternative Light Source
June 8, 2015
Progressive House
Critic Score
75
8 reviews
User Score
72
16 reviews

58. Ghost Culture - Ghost Culture

Ghost Culture - Ghost Culture
January 5, 2015
Synthpop
Critic Score
75
11 reviews
User Score
72
70 reviews

57. Joanna Newsom - Divers

Joanna Newsom - Divers
October 23, 2015
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
87
30 reviews
User Score
83
224 reviews

56. Adele - 25

Adele - 25
November 20, 2015
Soul
Critic Score
71
29 reviews
User Score
73
219 reviews

55. Mercury Rev - The Light in You

Mercury Rev - The Light in You
October 2, 2015
Neo-Psychedelia
Critic Score
72
11 reviews
User Score
60
10 reviews

54. Public Enemy - Man Plans God Laughs

Public Enemy - Man Plans God Laughs
July 27, 2015
Hip Hop
Critic Score
65
7 reviews
User Score
57
1 review

53. Lianne La Havas - Blood

Lianne La Havas - Blood
July 31, 2015
Neo-Soul
Critic Score
73
15 reviews
User Score
78
106 reviews

52. Godspeed You! Black Emperor - Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress

Godspeed You! Black Emperor - Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress
March 31, 2015
Post-Rock
Critic Score
81
19 reviews
User Score
76
176 reviews

51. The Orb - Moonbuilding 2703 AD

The Orb - Moonbuilding 2703 AD
June 23, 2015
Electronic
Critic Score
74
10 reviews
User Score
78
10 reviews
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