Esquire's (UK) 20 Best Albums of 2016

Esquire's (UK) 20 Best Albums of 2016

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Beyoncé - Lemonade

Beyoncé - Lemonade
April 23, 2016
R&B
Critic Score
89
30 reviews
User Score
80
760 reviews

Bon Iver - 22, A Million

Bon Iver - 22, A Million
September 30, 2016
Art Pop
Critic Score
88
33 reviews
User Score
81
675 reviews

David Bowie - Blackstar

David Bowie - Blackstar
January 8, 2016
Art Rock
Critic Score
85
33 reviews
User Score
85
866 reviews

DIANA - Familiar Touch

DIANA - Familiar Touch
November 18, 2016
Synthpop
Critic Score
76
5 reviews
User Score
76
24 reviews

DJ Shadow - The Mountain Will Fall

DJ Shadow - The Mountain Will Fall
June 24, 2016
Electronic
Critic Score
63
19 reviews
User Score
66
79 reviews

Foxes - All I Need

Foxes - All I Need
February 5, 2016
Dance Pop
Critic Score
61
7 reviews
User Score
69
102 reviews

Iggy Pop - Post Pop Depression

Iggy Pop - Post Pop Depression
March 18, 2016
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
75
28 reviews
User Score
74
182 reviews

Jack Garratt - Phase

Jack Garratt - Phase
February 19, 2016
Alternative R&B
Critic Score
64
11 reviews
User Score
67
50 reviews

James Blake - The Colour in Anything

James Blake - The Colour in Anything
May 6, 2016
Alternative R&B
Critic Score
79
25 reviews
User Score
78
497 reviews

Julia Jacklin - Don't Let the Kids Win

Julia Jacklin - Don't Let the Kids Win
October 7, 2016
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
75
9 reviews
User Score
78
32 reviews

Kate Tempest - Let Them Eat Chaos

Kate Tempest - Let Them Eat Chaos
October 7, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
84
12 reviews
User Score
78
57 reviews

Leonard Cohen - You Want It Darker

Leonard Cohen - You Want It Darker
October 21, 2016
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
87
19 reviews
User Score
82
220 reviews

M.I.A. - AIM

M.I.A. - AIM
September 9, 2016
Electropop
Critic Score
63
28 reviews
User Score
60
176 reviews

M83 - Junk

M83 - Junk
April 8, 2016
Synthpop
Critic Score
65
23 reviews
User Score
61
225 reviews

Mark Pritchard - Under the Sun

Mark Pritchard - Under the Sun
May 13, 2016
Ambient
Critic Score
75
8 reviews
User Score
74
52 reviews

Metronomy - Summer 08

Metronomy - Summer 08
July 1, 2016
Indietronica
Critic Score
73
20 reviews
User Score
71
83 reviews

Peter Doherty - Hamburg Demonstrations

Peter Doherty - Hamburg Demonstrations
December 2, 2016
Indie Rock
Critic Score
62
16 reviews
User Score
68
10 reviews

Radiohead - A Moon Shaped Pool

Radiohead - A Moon Shaped Pool
May 8, 2016
Art Rock
Critic Score
87
34 reviews
User Score
86
1003 reviews

Suede - Night Thoughts

Suede - Night Thoughts
January 22, 2016
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
78
22 reviews
User Score
76
164 reviews

The Last Shadow Puppets - Everything You've Come to Expect

The Last Shadow Puppets - Everything You've Come to Expect
April 1, 2016
Indie Rock
Critic Score
70
24 reviews
User Score
68
144 reviews
Original Source: http://www.esquire.co.uk/culture/reviews/g9818/best-albums-of-year-2016-music-review/

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