Pitchfork's Highest Rated Albums of 2015

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This is an ordered list of Pitchfork's highest rated albums of 2015. Check out Pitchfork's Year End List.

1. Tame Impala - Currents

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Tame Impala - Currents
July 17, 2015
Psychedelic Pop
Score
93

2. Jamie xx - In Colour

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Jamie xx - In Colour
June 1, 2015
UK Bass
Score
93

3. Sufjan Stevens - Carrie & Lowell

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Sufjan Stevens - Carrie & Lowell
March 31, 2015
Indie Folk
Score
93

4. Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp a Butterfly

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Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp a Butterfly
March 16, 2015
Hip Hop
Score
93

5. Deafheaven - New Bermuda

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Deafheaven - New Bermuda
October 2, 2015
Atmospheric Black Metal
Score
90

6. Various Artists - Frankie Knuckles: House Masters

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Various Artists - Frankie Knuckles: House Masters
May 26, 2015
Score
90

7. Miguel - Wildheart

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Miguel - Wildheart
June 30, 2015
Alternative R&B
Score
89

8. Various Artists - Ork Records: New York, New York

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Various Artists - Ork Records: New York, New York
October 30, 2015
Score
88

9. Dr. Dre - Compton: A Soundtrack by Dr. Dre

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Dr. Dre - Compton: A Soundtrack by Dr. Dre
August 7, 2015
Hip Hop
Score
88

10. Vince Staples - Summertime '06

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Vince Staples - Summertime '06
June 30, 2015
Hip Hop
Score
88

11. Father John Misty - I Love You, Honeybear

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Father John Misty - I Love You, Honeybear
February 10, 2015
Singer-Songwriter
Score
88

12. Bruce Springsteen - The Ties That Bind: The River Collection

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Bruce Springsteen - The Ties That Bind: The River Collection
December 4, 2015
Score
87

13. Gloria Ann Taylor - Love Is a Hurtin' Thing

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Gloria Ann Taylor - Love Is a Hurtin' Thing
November 27, 2015
Score
87

14. Oneohtrix Point Never - Garden of Delete

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Oneohtrix Point Never - Garden of Delete
November 13, 2015
Electronic
Score
87

15. Bob Dylan - The Bootleg Series Vol. 12: The Cutting Edge 1965-1966

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Bob Dylan - The Bootleg Series Vol. 12: The Cutting Edge 1965-1966
November 6, 2015
Score
87

16. Holly Herndon - Platform

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Holly Herndon - Platform
May 19, 2015
Art Pop
Score
87

17. Sleater-Kinney - No Cities to Love

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Sleater-Kinney - No Cities to Love
January 20, 2015
Indie Rock
Score
87

18. Panda Bear - Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper

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Panda Bear - Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper
January 13, 2015
Psychedelic Pop
Score
87

19. Archy Marshall - A New Place 2 Drown

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Archy Marshall - A New Place 2 Drown
December 10, 2015
Hip Hop
Score
86

20. Neon Indian - VEGA INTL. Night School

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Neon Indian - VEGA INTL. Night School
October 16, 2015
Chillwave
Score
86

21. FKA Twigs - M3LL155X

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FKA Twigs - M3LL155X
August 13, 2015
Art Pop
Score
86

22. Jim O'Rourke - Simple Songs

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Jim O'Rourke - Simple Songs
May 19, 2015
Chamber Pop
Score
86

23. Kamasi Washington - The Epic

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Kamasi Washington - The Epic
May 5, 2015
Jazz Fusion
Score
86

24. Courtney Barnett - Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit

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Courtney Barnett - Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit
March 24, 2015
Indie Rock
Score
86

25. Björk - Vulnicura

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Björk - Vulnicura
January 20, 2015
Art Pop
Score
86
NOTE: This is not a year end list. This list is ordered by the ratings Pitchfork awarded albums throughout 2015.


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