Les Inrocks' 50 Best Albums of 2016

Les Inrocks' 50 Best Albums of 2016

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50. DJ Pone - Radiant

DJ Pone - Radiant
October 21, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

49. LUH - Spiritual Songs for Lovers to Sing

LUH - Spiritual Songs for Lovers to Sing
May 6, 2016
Indie Rock
Critic Score
79
12 reviews
User Score
75
80 reviews

48. Fatou Seidi Ghali & Alamnou Akrouni - Les Filles de Illighadad

Fatou Seidi Ghali & Alamnou Akrouni - Les Filles de Illighadad
February 24, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

47. Céu - Tropix

Céu - Tropix
March 25, 2016
Art Pop
Critic Score
80
2 reviews
User Score
80
56 reviews

46. Paradis - Recto Verso

Paradis - Recto Verso
September 23, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
75
9 reviews

45. DIIV - Is the Is Are

DIIV - Is the Is Are
February 5, 2016
Dream Pop
Critic Score
72
25 reviews
User Score
73
286 reviews

44. M.I.A. - AIM

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

43. Nicolas Jaar - Sirens

Nicolas Jaar - Sirens
September 30, 2016
Ambient Pop
Critic Score
79
15 reviews
User Score
80
241 reviews

42. Karl Blau - Introducing Karl Blau

Karl Blau - Introducing Karl Blau
May 13, 2016
Alt-Country
Critic Score
77
5 reviews
User Score
77
14 reviews

41. Wati Watia Zorey Band - Zanz In Lanfèr

Wati Watia Zorey Band - Zanz In Lanfèr
June 24, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

40. Fat White Family - Songs for Our Mothers

Fat White Family - Songs for Our Mothers
January 22, 2016
Garage Rock
Critic Score
60
12 reviews
User Score
69
28 reviews

39. Julien Doré - &

Julien Doré - &
October 14, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
79
4 reviews

38. Rihanna - ANTI

Rihanna - ANTI
January 27, 2016
R&B
Critic Score
70
28 reviews
User Score
72
463 reviews

37. Schoolboy Q - Blank Face LP

Schoolboy Q - Blank Face LP
July 8, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
77
18 reviews
User Score
76
243 reviews

36. Field Music - commontime

Field Music - commontime
February 5, 2016
Progressive Pop
Critic Score
73
18 reviews
User Score
70
44 reviews

35. El'Blaszczyk - The Quirky Lost Tapes - 1993-95

El'Blaszczyk - The Quirky Lost Tapes - 1993-95
September 24, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

34. 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

33. Noura Mint Seymali - Arbina

Noura Mint Seymali - Arbina
September 16, 2016
Critic Score
75
4 reviews
User Score
77
2 reviews

32. Cullen Omori - New Misery

Cullen Omori - New Misery
March 18, 2016
Indie Pop
Critic Score
71
11 reviews
User Score
68
20 reviews

31. 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

30. Lescop - Écho

Lescop - Écho
October 21, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
79
1 review

29. Justice - Woman

Justice - Woman
November 18, 2016
Electro House
Critic Score
69
19 reviews
User Score
66
100 reviews

28. Jóhann Jóhannsson - Orphée

Jóhann Jóhannsson - Orphée
September 16, 2016
Modern Classical
Critic Score
73
4 reviews
User Score
82
13 reviews

27. Bayonne - Primitives

Bayonne - Primitives
March 25, 2016
Art Pop
Critic Score
70
9 reviews
User Score
73
4 reviews

26. ANOHNI - Hopelessness

ANOHNI - Hopelessness
May 6, 2016
Art Pop
Critic Score
81
27 reviews
User Score
78
422 reviews

25. Young Thug - Jeffery

Young Thug - Jeffery
August 26, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
78
11 reviews
User Score
76
193 reviews

24. Benjamin Biolay - Palermo Hollywood

Benjamin Biolay - Palermo Hollywood
April 22, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
66
2 reviews

23. The Pirouettes - Carrément Carrément

The Pirouettes - Carrément Carrément
September 16, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
80
2 reviews

22. 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

21. Blood Orange - Freetown Sound

Blood Orange - Freetown Sound
June 27, 2016
Alternative R&B
Critic Score
81
27 reviews
User Score
80
319 reviews

20. Soft Hair - Soft Hair

Soft Hair - Soft Hair
October 28, 2016
Psychedelic Pop
Critic Score
69
14 reviews
User Score
71
21 reviews

19. Weyes Blood - Front Row Seat to Earth

Weyes Blood - Front Row Seat to Earth
October 21, 2016
Psychedelic Folk
Critic Score
82
9 reviews
User Score
79
129 reviews

18. Grand Blanc - Mémoires Vives

Grand Blanc - Mémoires Vives
February 19, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
75
3 reviews

17. The Weeknd - Starboy

The Weeknd - Starboy
November 25, 2016
R&B
Critic Score
66
25 reviews
User Score
67
277 reviews

16. Michael Kiwanuka - Love & Hate

Michael Kiwanuka - Love & Hate
July 15, 2016
Soul
Critic Score
83
17 reviews
User Score
79
160 reviews

15. Angel Olsen - My Woman

Angel Olsen - My Woman
September 2, 2016
Indie Rock
Critic Score
86
30 reviews
User Score
82
496 reviews

14. Ala.ni - You & I

Ala.ni - You & I
June 3, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
71
3 reviews

13. Parquet Courts - Human Performance

Parquet Courts - Human Performance
April 8, 2016
Indie Rock
Critic Score
82
27 reviews
User Score
77
327 reviews

12. Bon Iver - 22, A Million

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

11. 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

10. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Skeleton Tree

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Skeleton Tree
September 9, 2016
Art Rock
Critic Score
90
27 reviews
User Score
84
447 reviews

9. Alex Cameron - Jumping the Shark

Alex Cameron - Jumping the Shark
August 19, 2016
Art Pop
Critic Score
75
8 reviews
User Score
74
23 reviews

8. Drake - VIEWS

Drake - VIEWS
April 29, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
67
28 reviews
User Score
60
361 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. Kanye West - The Life of Pablo

Kanye West - The Life of Pablo
February 14, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
79
32 reviews
User Score
76
917 reviews

5. PNL - Dans La Légende

PNL - Dans La Légende
September 16, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
73
8 reviews

4. The Lemon Twigs - Do Hollywood

The Lemon Twigs - Do Hollywood
October 14, 2016
Baroque Pop
Critic Score
73
12 reviews
User Score
76
28 reviews

3. Frank Ocean - Blonde

Frank Ocean - Blonde
August 20, 2016
Alternative R&B
Critic Score
86
33 reviews
User Score
85
782 reviews

2. La Femme - Mystère

La Femme - Mystère
September 2, 2016
Indie Pop
Critic Score
79
4 reviews
User Score
76
34 reviews

1. David Bowie - Blackstar

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