Q Magazine's Top 50 Albums of 2015

Q Magazine's Top 50 Albums of 2015

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50. Mac DeMarco - Another One

Mac DeMarco - Another One
August 7, 2015
Jangle Pop
Critic Score
74
26 reviews
User Score
74
185 reviews

49. Hooton Tennis Club - Highest Point In Cliff Town

Hooton Tennis Club - Highest Point In Cliff Town
August 28, 2015
Indie Pop
Critic Score
73
8 reviews
User Score
76
12 reviews

48. Mbongwana Star - From Kinshasa

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

47. Gwenno - Y Dydd Olaf

Gwenno - Y Dydd Olaf
July 24, 2015
Indie Pop
Critic Score
81
11 reviews
User Score
77
50 reviews

46. Palma Violets - Danger In The Club

Palma Violets - Danger In The Club
May 5, 2015
Indie Rock
Critic Score
62
13 reviews
User Score
60
18 reviews

45. The Prodigy - The Day Is My Enemy

The Prodigy - The Day Is My Enemy
March 30, 2015
Electronic
Critic Score
59
18 reviews
User Score
60
52 reviews

44. Wolf Alice - My Love is Cool

Wolf Alice - My Love is Cool
June 22, 2015
Indie Rock
Critic Score
80
18 reviews
User Score
77
145 reviews

43. Years & Years - Communion

Years & Years - Communion
July 10, 2015
Electropop
Critic Score
64
14 reviews
User Score
70
89 reviews

42. Slaves - Are You Satisfied?

Slaves - Are You Satisfied?
June 1, 2015
Punk Rock
Critic Score
57
7 reviews
User Score
75
15 reviews

41. Wilco - Star Wars

Wilco - Star Wars
July 16, 2015
Indie Rock
Critic Score
80
20 reviews
User Score
74
187 reviews

40. Sufjan Stevens - Carrie & Lowell

Sufjan Stevens - Carrie & Lowell
March 31, 2015
Indie Folk
Critic Score
90
31 reviews
User Score
87
913 reviews

39. Róisín Murphy - Hairless Toys

Róisín Murphy - Hairless Toys
May 11, 2015
Art Pop
Critic Score
76
12 reviews
User Score
76
42 reviews

38. Leon Bridges - Coming Home

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

37. Bill Ryder-Jones - West Kirby County Primary

Bill Ryder-Jones - West Kirby County Primary
November 6, 2015
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
77
8 reviews
User Score
75
23 reviews

36. 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

35. 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
476 reviews

34. FFS - FFS

FFS - FFS
June 8, 2015
Art Rock
Critic Score
77
18 reviews
User Score
71
69 reviews

33. Natalie Prass - Natalie Prass

Natalie Prass - Natalie Prass
January 27, 2015
Chamber Pop
Critic Score
83
18 reviews
User Score
79
319 reviews

32. Muse - Drones

Muse - Drones
June 8, 2015
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
53
18 reviews
User Score
56
168 reviews

31. Wire - Wire

Wire - Wire
April 21, 2015
Post-Punk
Critic Score
74
12 reviews
User Score
71
25 reviews

30. Ezra Furman - Perpetual Motion People

Ezra Furman - Perpetual Motion People
July 10, 2015
Indie Rock
Critic Score
79
15 reviews
User Score
74
48 reviews

29. John Grant - Grey Tickles, Black Pressure

John Grant - Grey Tickles, Black Pressure
October 2, 2015
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
82
18 reviews
User Score
73
47 reviews

28. CHVRCHES - Every Open Eye

CHVRCHES - Every Open Eye
September 25, 2015
Synthpop
Critic Score
79
26 reviews
User Score
74
282 reviews

27. The Maccabees - Marks To Prove It

The Maccabees - Marks To Prove It
July 31, 2015
Indie Rock
Critic Score
72
11 reviews
User Score
71
45 reviews

26. The Chemical Brothers - Born in the Echoes

The Chemical Brothers - Born in the Echoes
July 17, 2015
Electronic
Critic Score
70
21 reviews
User Score
72
92 reviews

25. Paul Weller - Saturns Pattern

Paul Weller - Saturns Pattern
May 18, 2015
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
76
11 reviews
User Score
67
20 reviews

24. Sun Kil Moon - Universal Themes

Sun Kil Moon - Universal Themes
June 2, 2015
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
72
21 reviews
User Score
72
108 reviews

23. LoneLady - Hinterland

LoneLady - Hinterland
March 23, 2015
Indie Rock
Critic Score
80
11 reviews
User Score
76
28 reviews

22. Gaz Coombes - Matador

Gaz Coombes - Matador
January 26, 2015
Indie Rock
Critic Score
78
10 reviews
User Score
75
38 reviews

21. The Fall - Sub-Lingual Tablet

The Fall - Sub-Lingual Tablet
May 11, 2015
Post-Punk
Critic Score
70
9 reviews
User Score
72
5 reviews

20. Everything Everything - Get To Heaven

Everything Everything - Get To Heaven
June 15, 2015
Progressive Pop
Critic Score
78
13 reviews
User Score
80
180 reviews

19. Dr. Dre - Compton: A Soundtrack by Dr. Dre

Dr. Dre - Compton: A Soundtrack by Dr. Dre
August 7, 2015
Hip Hop
Critic Score
80
25 reviews
User Score
75
194 reviews

18. Four Tet - Morning/Evening

Four Tet - Morning/Evening
June 21, 2015
Microhouse
Critic Score
75
15 reviews
User Score
72
65 reviews

17. Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds - Chasing Yesterday

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds - Chasing Yesterday
March 2, 2015
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
68
22 reviews
User Score
69
85 reviews

16. Miguel - Wildheart

Miguel - Wildheart
June 30, 2015
Alternative R&B
Critic Score
81
24 reviews
User Score
79
265 reviews

15. Django Django - Born Under Saturn

Django Django - Born Under Saturn
May 5, 2015
Indietronica
Critic Score
73
19 reviews
User Score
73
83 reviews

14. Sleaford Mods - Key Markets

Sleaford Mods - Key Markets
July 24, 2015
Art Punk
Critic Score
74
16 reviews
User Score
72
42 reviews

13. Joanna Newsom - Divers

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

12. Foals - What Went Down

Foals - What Went Down
August 28, 2015
Indie Rock
Critic Score
75
22 reviews
User Score
75
182 reviews

11. Father John Misty - I Love You, Honeybear

Father John Misty - I Love You, Honeybear
February 10, 2015
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
89
30 reviews
User Score
84
724 reviews

10. Florence + The Machine - How Big How Blue How Beautiful

Florence + The Machine - How Big How Blue How Beautiful
June 2, 2015
Art Pop
Critic Score
78
24 reviews
User Score
77
276 reviews

9. Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp a Butterfly

Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp a Butterfly
March 16, 2015
Hip Hop
Critic Score
94
32 reviews
User Score
89
1194 reviews

8. Laura Marling - Short Movie

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

7. 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
248 reviews

6. Courtney Barnett - Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit

Courtney Barnett - Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit
March 24, 2015
Indie Rock
Critic Score
85
29 reviews
User Score
81
610 reviews

5. New Order - Music Complete

New Order - Music Complete
September 25, 2015
Alternative Dance
Critic Score
73
20 reviews
User Score
73
91 reviews

4. Blur - The Magic Whip

Blur - The Magic Whip
April 27, 2015
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
78
29 reviews
User Score
74
246 reviews

3. Jamie xx - In Colour

Jamie xx - In Colour
June 1, 2015
UK Bass
Critic Score
84
31 reviews
User Score
82
728 reviews

2. Julia Holter - Have You in My Wilderness

Julia Holter - Have You in My Wilderness
September 25, 2015
Art Pop
Critic Score
87
24 reviews
User Score
84
418 reviews

1. Tame Impala - Currents

Tame Impala - Currents
July 17, 2015
Psychedelic Pop
Critic Score
84
30 reviews
User Score
83
867 reviews
Original Source: http://www.qthemusic.com/12994/revealed-qs-top-50-albums-of-2015/

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