Albumism's 30 Best Albums of 2016

Albumism's 30 Best Albums of 2016

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30. PJ Harvey - The Hope Six Demolition Project

PJ Harvey - The Hope Six Demolition Project
April 15, 2016
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
76
32 reviews
User Score
73
221 reviews

29. Band of Horses - Why Are You OK

Band of Horses - Why Are You OK
June 10, 2016
Indie Rock
Critic Score
66
13 reviews
User Score
66
44 reviews

28. Róisín Murphy - Take Her Up To Monto

Róisín Murphy - Take Her Up To Monto
July 8, 2016
Art Pop
Critic Score
75
17 reviews
User Score
72
40 reviews

27. Bonnie Raitt - Dig In Deep

Bonnie Raitt - Dig In Deep
February 26, 2016
Roots Rock
Critic Score
78
10 reviews
User Score
71
18 reviews

26. Låpsley - Long Way Home

Låpsley - Long Way Home
March 4, 2016
Art Pop
Critic Score
75
15 reviews
User Score
71
86 reviews

25. Common - Black America Again

Common - Black America Again
November 4, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
80
10 reviews
User Score
74
59 reviews

24. Teenage Fanclub - Here

Teenage Fanclub - Here
September 9, 2016
Jangle Pop
Critic Score
75
16 reviews
User Score
74
46 reviews

23. The Radio Dept. - Running Out of Love

The Radio Dept. - Running Out of Love
October 21, 2016
Synthpop
Critic Score
80
15 reviews
User Score
71
103 reviews

22. The Avalanches - Wildflower

The Avalanches - Wildflower
July 8, 2016
Electronic
Critic Score
79
30 reviews
User Score
78
362 reviews

21. Daughter - Not To Disappear

Daughter - Not To Disappear
January 15, 2016
Dream Pop
Critic Score
73
27 reviews
User Score
72
228 reviews

20. Britta Phillips - Luck or Magic

Britta Phillips - Luck or Magic
April 29, 2016
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
60
4 reviews
User Score
70
8 reviews

19. Fantastic Negrito - The Last Days of Oakland

Fantastic Negrito - The Last Days of Oakland
June 3, 2016
Soul
Critic Score
73
4 reviews
User Score
67
3 reviews

18. Rosie Lowe - Control

Rosie Lowe - Control
February 19, 2016
Alternative R&B
Critic Score
80
3 reviews
User Score
76
29 reviews

17. Honeyblood - Babes Never Die

Honeyblood - Babes Never Die
October 28, 2016
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
77
15 reviews
User Score
74
25 reviews

16. Bat For Lashes - The Bride

Bat For Lashes - The Bride
July 1, 2016
Art Pop
Critic Score
76
31 reviews
User Score
73
154 reviews

15. De La Soul - and the Anonymous Nobody...

De La Soul - and the Anonymous Nobody...
August 26, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
72
23 reviews
User Score
72
50 reviews

14. Solange - A Seat at the Table

Solange - A Seat at the Table
September 30, 2016
Alternative R&B
Critic Score
86
23 reviews
User Score
83
459 reviews

13. A Tribe Called Quest - We got it from Here... Thank You 4 Your service

A Tribe Called Quest - We got it from Here... Thank You 4 Your service
November 11, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
86
23 reviews
User Score
84
390 reviews

12. Lissie - My Wild West

Lissie - My Wild West
February 12, 2016
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
67
7 reviews
User Score
68
28 reviews

11. Maxwell - blackSUMMERS'night

Maxwell - blackSUMMERS'night
July 1, 2016
Neo-Soul
Critic Score
82
10 reviews
User Score
77
100 reviews

10. Lisa Hannigan - At Swim

Lisa Hannigan - At Swim
August 19, 2016
Indie Folk
Critic Score
74
9 reviews
User Score
76
15 reviews

9. Underworld - Barbara Barbara, we face a shining future

Underworld - Barbara Barbara, we face a shining future
March 18, 2016
Progressive House
Critic Score
78
19 reviews
User Score
75
96 reviews

8. Chance The Rapper - Coloring Book

Chance The Rapper - Coloring Book
May 13, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
85
22 reviews
User Score
77
530 reviews

7. 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
218 reviews

6. Radiohead - A Moon Shaped Pool

Radiohead - A Moon Shaped Pool
May 8, 2016
Art Rock
Critic Score
87
34 reviews
User Score
86
1000 reviews

5. Anderson .Paak - Malibu

Anderson .Paak - Malibu
January 15, 2016
Neo-Soul
Critic Score
79
15 reviews
User Score
81
580 reviews

4. David Bowie - Blackstar

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

3. Lion Babe - Begin

Lion Babe - Begin
February 5, 2016
R&B
Critic Score
63
6 reviews
User Score
67
23 reviews

2. case/lang/veirs - case/lang/veirs

case/lang/veirs - case/lang/veirs
June 17, 2016
Folk
Critic Score
80
20 reviews
User Score
77
107 reviews

1. 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
495 reviews
Original Source: http://www.albumism.com/features/best-albums-of-2016-pt1

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