SPIN's 50 Best Albums of 2017 So Far

SPIN's 50 Best Albums of 2017 So Far

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50. Mark Eitzel - Hey Mr Ferryman

Mark Eitzel - Hey Mr Ferryman
January 27, 2017
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
78
11 reviews
User Score
74
37 reviews

49. Harry Styles - Harry Styles

Harry Styles - Harry Styles
May 12, 2017
Pop Rock
Critic Score
66
21 reviews
User Score
68
200 reviews

48. J Hus - Common Sense

J Hus - Common Sense
May 12, 2017
Hip Hop
Critic Score
80
6 reviews
User Score
73
17 reviews

47. Gas - Narkopop

Gas - Narkopop
April 21, 2017
Ambient
Critic Score
79
10 reviews
User Score
74
111 reviews

46. Ho99o9 - United States of Horror

Ho99o9 - United States of Horror
May 5, 2017
Hip Hop
Critic Score
74
7 reviews
User Score
72
24 reviews

45. Ryuichi Sakamoto - async

Ryuichi Sakamoto - async
April 28, 2017
Ambient
Critic Score
81
8 reviews
User Score
76
66 reviews

44. (Sandy) Alex G - Rocket

(Sandy) Alex G - Rocket
May 19, 2017
Indie Rock
Critic Score
79
20 reviews
User Score
77
186 reviews

43. Playboi Carti - Playboi Carti

Playboi Carti - Playboi Carti
April 14, 2017
Hip Hop
Critic Score
70
4 reviews
User Score
64
69 reviews

42. Jens Lekman - Life Will See You Now

Jens Lekman - Life Will See You Now
February 17, 2017
Indie Pop
Critic Score
76
22 reviews
User Score
75
162 reviews

41. Michelle Branch - Hopeless Romantic

Michelle Branch - Hopeless Romantic
April 7, 2017
Pop Rock
Critic Score
76
4 reviews
User Score
73
4 reviews

40. Mount Eerie - A Crow Looked at Me

Mount Eerie - A Crow Looked at Me
March 24, 2017
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
90
16 reviews
User Score
84
412 reviews

39. Charly Bliss - Guppy

Charly Bliss - Guppy
April 21, 2017
Indie Rock
Critic Score
84
7 reviews
User Score
74
88 reviews

38. Forest Swords - Compassion

Forest Swords - Compassion
May 5, 2017
Electronic
Critic Score
79
16 reviews
User Score
77
118 reviews

37. Syd - Fin

Syd - Fin
February 3, 2017
Alternative R&B
Critic Score
79
13 reviews
User Score
74
143 reviews

36. Pissed Jeans - Why Love Now

Pissed Jeans - Why Love Now
February 24, 2017
Noise Rock
Critic Score
79
16 reviews
User Score
73
61 reviews

35. Run the Jewels - Run the Jewels 3

Run the Jewels - Run the Jewels 3
December 25, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
86
29 reviews
User Score
82
382 reviews

34. Allison Crutchfield - Tourist in This Town

Allison Crutchfield - Tourist in This Town
January 27, 2017
Indie Pop
Critic Score
75
13 reviews
User Score
71
54 reviews

33. Migos - Culture

Migos - Culture
January 27, 2017
Hip Hop
Critic Score
76
19 reviews
User Score
70
226 reviews

32. Spoon - Hot Thoughts

Spoon - Hot Thoughts
March 17, 2017
Indie Rock
Critic Score
77
27 reviews
User Score
76
222 reviews

31. Real Estate - In Mind

Real Estate - In Mind
March 17, 2017
Jangle Pop
Critic Score
72
21 reviews
User Score
74
164 reviews

30. Jacques Greene - Feel Infinite

Jacques Greene - Feel Infinite
March 10, 2017
Future Garage
Critic Score
70
7 reviews
User Score
75
38 reviews

29. Sorority Noise - You're Not As ______ As You Think

Sorority Noise - You're Not As ______ As You Think
March 17, 2017
Emo
Critic Score
79
10 reviews
User Score
78
83 reviews

28. Sampha - Process

Sampha - Process
February 3, 2017
Alternative R&B
Critic Score
84
29 reviews
User Score
81
518 reviews

27. Julia Holter - In the Same Room

Julia Holter - In the Same Room
March 31, 2017
Chamber Pop
Critic Score
78
11 reviews
User Score
77
37 reviews

26. Father John Misty - Pure Comedy

Father John Misty - Pure Comedy
April 7, 2017
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
83
33 reviews
User Score
77
405 reviews

25. Actress - AZD

Actress - AZD
April 14, 2017
Microhouse
Critic Score
77
15 reviews
User Score
70
83 reviews

24. Feist - Pleasure

Feist - Pleasure
April 28, 2017
Indie Rock
Critic Score
79
27 reviews
User Score
77
190 reviews

23. Sheer Mag - Compilation LP

Sheer Mag - Compilation LP
January 1, 2017
Power Pop
Critic Score
83
1 review
User Score
79
17 reviews

22. Arca - Arca

Arca - Arca
April 7, 2017
Art Pop
Critic Score
84
17 reviews
User Score
78
361 reviews

21. Jay Som - Everybody Works

Jay Som - Everybody Works
March 10, 2017
Indie Rock
Critic Score
79
11 reviews
User Score
76
181 reviews

20. Japandroids - Near to the Wild Heart of Life

Japandroids - Near to the Wild Heart of Life
January 27, 2017
Indie Rock
Critic Score
77
29 reviews
User Score
71
183 reviews

19. Perfume Genius - No Shape

Perfume Genius - No Shape
May 5, 2017
Art Pop
Critic Score
84
25 reviews
User Score
84
371 reviews

18. Pile - A Hairshirt of Purpose

Pile - A Hairshirt of Purpose
March 31, 2017
Indie Rock
Critic Score
83
4 reviews
User Score
74
22 reviews

17. Dirty Projectors - Dirty Projectors

Dirty Projectors - Dirty Projectors
February 21, 2017
Art Pop
Critic Score
76
28 reviews
User Score
75
219 reviews

16. Future - Future

Future - Future
February 17, 2017
Hip Hop
Critic Score
68
11 reviews
User Score
62
133 reviews

15. The xx - I See You

The xx - I See You
January 13, 2017
Indie Pop
Critic Score
80
33 reviews
User Score
76
634 reviews

14. Slowdive - Slowdive

Slowdive - Slowdive
May 5, 2017
Dream Pop
Critic Score
82
26 reviews
User Score
82
377 reviews

13. Priests - Nothing Feels Natural

Priests - Nothing Feels Natural
January 27, 2017
Post-Punk
Critic Score
78
10 reviews
User Score
75
176 reviews

12. Phoenix - Ti Amo

Phoenix - Ti Amo
June 9, 2017
Indie Pop
Critic Score
69
22 reviews
User Score
70
146 reviews

11. Drake - More Life

Drake - More Life
March 18, 2017
Hip Hop
Critic Score
77
22 reviews
User Score
66
282 reviews

10. Mac DeMarco - This Old Dog

Mac DeMarco - This Old Dog
May 5, 2017
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
77
27 reviews
User Score
75
285 reviews

9. Hurray For The Riff Raff - The Navigator

Hurray For The Riff Raff - The Navigator
March 10, 2017
Americana
Critic Score
81
15 reviews
User Score
77
98 reviews

8. Kehlani - SweetSexySavage

Kehlani - SweetSexySavage
January 27, 2017
Alternative R&B
Critic Score
73
16 reviews
User Score
65
124 reviews

7. Jlin - Black Origami

Jlin - Black Origami
May 19, 2017
Footwork
Critic Score
86
12 reviews
User Score
73
155 reviews

6. Paramore - After Laughter

Paramore - After Laughter
May 12, 2017
New Wave
Critic Score
81
15 reviews
User Score
76
275 reviews

5. Future - HNDRXX

Future - HNDRXX
February 24, 2017
Hip Hop
Critic Score
79
6 reviews
User Score
65
121 reviews

4. Julie Byrne - Not Even Happiness

Julie Byrne - Not Even Happiness
January 27, 2017
Folk
Critic Score
81
17 reviews
User Score
76
242 reviews

3. Thundercat - Drunk

Thundercat - Drunk
February 24, 2017
Neo-Soul
Critic Score
81
23 reviews
User Score
76
363 reviews

2. Alice Coltrane - World Spirituality Classics 1: The Ecstatic Music of Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda

Alice Coltrane - World Spirituality Classics 1: The Ecstatic Music of Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda
May 5, 2017
Critic Score
83
7 reviews
User Score
84
16 reviews

1. Kendrick Lamar - DAMN.

Kendrick Lamar - DAMN.
April 14, 2017
Hip Hop
Critic Score
91
31 reviews
User Score
85
911 reviews
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