Gigwise's Albums of the Year 2015

Gigwise's Albums of the Year 2015

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55. Younghusband - Dissolver

Younghusband - Dissolver
October 30, 2015
Critic Score
63
4 reviews
User Score
60
3 reviews

54. Muse - Drones

Muse - Drones
June 8, 2015
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
54
19 reviews
User Score
56
172 reviews

53. Dan Deacon - Gliss Riffer

Dan Deacon - Gliss Riffer
February 24, 2015
Indietronica
Critic Score
75
22 reviews
User Score
74
107 reviews

52. Susanne Sundfør - Ten Love Songs

Susanne Sundfør - Ten Love Songs
February 16, 2015
Art Pop
Critic Score
85
5 reviews
User Score
81
173 reviews

51. Jamie xx - In Colour

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

50. 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
282 reviews

49. Grimes - Art Angels

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

48. Joanna Newsom - Divers

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

47. East India Youth - Culture of Volume

East India Youth - Culture of Volume
April 7, 2015
Synthpop
Critic Score
76
15 reviews
User Score
70
67 reviews

46. Vince Staples - Summertime '06

Vince Staples - Summertime '06
June 30, 2015
Hip Hop
Critic Score
86
20 reviews
User Score
83
412 reviews

45. Gengahr - A Dream Outside

Gengahr - A Dream Outside
June 15, 2015
Indie Rock
Critic Score
79
9 reviews
User Score
77
59 reviews

44. Lana Del Rey - Honeymoon

Lana Del Rey - Honeymoon
September 18, 2015
Art Pop
Critic Score
74
25 reviews
User Score
72
289 reviews

43. Hop Along - Painted Shut

Hop Along - Painted Shut
May 5, 2015
Indie Rock
Critic Score
83
12 reviews
User Score
79
174 reviews

42. Hot Chip - Why Make Sense?

Hot Chip - Why Make Sense?
May 18, 2015
Synthpop
Critic Score
76
25 reviews
User Score
73
142 reviews

41. The Charlatans - Modern Nature

The Charlatans - Modern Nature
January 26, 2015
Indie Rock
Critic Score
75
12 reviews
User Score
72
39 reviews

40. Tame Impala - Currents

Tame Impala - Currents
July 17, 2015
Psychedelic Pop
Critic Score
84
30 reviews
User Score
83
892 reviews

39. Wilco - Star Wars

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

38. Lianne La Havas - Blood

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

37. Idlewild - Everything Ever Written

Idlewild - Everything Ever Written
February 16, 2015
Indie Rock
Critic Score
72
9 reviews
User Score
64
6 reviews

36. Preoccupations - Viet Cong

Preoccupations - Viet Cong
January 20, 2015
Post-Punk
Critic Score
82
23 reviews
User Score
79
418 reviews

35. Bully - Feels Like

Bully - Feels Like
June 23, 2015
Indie Rock
Critic Score
76
17 reviews
User Score
76
88 reviews

34. EL VY - Return to the Moon

EL VY - Return to the Moon
October 30, 2015
Indie Rock
Critic Score
73
20 reviews
User Score
74
81 reviews

33. BADBADNOTGOOD & Ghostface Killah - Sour Soul

BADBADNOTGOOD & Ghostface Killah - Sour Soul
February 17, 2015
Hip Hop
Critic Score
73
17 reviews
User Score
74
109 reviews

32. 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
426 reviews

31. 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
251 reviews

30. Sleater-Kinney - No Cities to Love

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

29. H Hawkline - In the Pink of Condition

H Hawkline - In the Pink of Condition
February 2, 2015
Art Pop
Critic Score
73
3 reviews
User Score
63
5 reviews

28. Beach House - Depression Cherry

Beach House - Depression Cherry
August 28, 2015
Dream Pop
Critic Score
79
29 reviews
User Score
80
478 reviews

27. Blur - The Magic Whip

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

26. Foals - What Went Down

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

25. Mitski - Bury Me at Makeout Creek

Mitski - Bury Me at Makeout Creek
November 11, 2014
Indie Rock
Critic Score
75
3 reviews
User Score
78
35 reviews

24. Brandon Flowers - The Desired Effect

Brandon Flowers - The Desired Effect
May 18, 2015
Synthpop
Critic Score
69
17 reviews
User Score
71
72 reviews

23. The Libertines - Anthems for Doomed Youth

The Libertines - Anthems for Doomed Youth
September 11, 2015
Garage Rock
Critic Score
68
23 reviews
User Score
69
51 reviews

22. Gwenno - Y Dydd Olaf

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

21. Action Bronson - Mr. Wonderful

Action Bronson - Mr. Wonderful
March 24, 2015
Hip Hop
Critic Score
72
16 reviews
User Score
71
107 reviews

20. Du Blonde - Welcome Back To Milk

Du Blonde - Welcome Back To Milk
May 19, 2015
Indie Rock
Critic Score
75
12 reviews
User Score
76
28 reviews

19. The Decemberists - What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World

The Decemberists - What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World
January 20, 2015
Indie Folk
Critic Score
72
24 reviews
User Score
70
102 reviews

18. Ultimate Painting - Green Lanes

Ultimate Painting - Green Lanes
August 7, 2015
Indie Pop
Critic Score
68
16 reviews
User Score
72
20 reviews

17. Earl Sweatshirt - I Don't Like Shit, I Don't Go Outside

Earl Sweatshirt - I Don't Like Shit, I Don't Go Outside
March 23, 2015
Hip Hop
Critic Score
77
22 reviews
User Score
77
276 reviews

16. The World Is a Beautiful Place and I Am No Longer Afraid to Die - Harmlessness

The World Is a Beautiful Place and I Am No Longer Afraid to Die - Harmlessness
September 25, 2015
Emo
Critic Score
79
3 reviews
User Score
76
63 reviews

15. Björk - Vulnicura

Björk - Vulnicura
January 20, 2015
Art Pop
Critic Score
86
27 reviews
User Score
82
512 reviews

14. Marika Hackman - We Slept At Last

Marika Hackman - We Slept At Last
February 16, 2015
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
79
6 reviews
User Score
78
28 reviews

13. Everything Everything - Get To Heaven

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

12. Sleaford Mods - Key Markets

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

11. The Mountain Goats - Beat the Champ

The Mountain Goats - Beat the Champ
April 7, 2015
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
74
18 reviews
User Score
72
71 reviews

10. Toro y Moi - What For?

Toro y Moi - What For?
April 7, 2015
Psychedelic Pop
Critic Score
70
20 reviews
User Score
72
120 reviews

9. Laura Marling - Short Movie

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

8. New Order - Music Complete

New Order - Music Complete
September 25, 2015
Alternative Dance
Critic Score
73
21 reviews
User Score
72
94 reviews

7. 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
30 reviews
User Score
81
613 reviews

6. Deerhunter - Fading Frontier

Deerhunter - Fading Frontier
October 16, 2015
Indie Rock
Critic Score
82
31 reviews
User Score
80
309 reviews
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