Pitchfork's Highest Rated Albums of 2017

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1. Kendrick Lamar - DAMN.

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Kendrick Lamar - DAMN.
April 14, 2017
Hip Hop
Score
92

2. Mount Eerie - A Crow Looked at Me

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Mount Eerie - A Crow Looked at Me
March 24, 2017
Singer-Songwriter
Score
90

3. Lorde - Melodrama

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Lorde - Melodrama
June 16, 2017
Art Pop
Score
88

4. Jlin - Black Origami

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Jlin - Black Origami
May 19, 2017
Footwork
Score
88

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

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Alice Coltrane - World Spirituality Classics 1: The Ecstatic Music of Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda
May 5, 2017
Score
88

6. Perfume Genius - No Shape

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Perfume Genius - No Shape
May 5, 2017
Art Pop
Score
88

7. Gas - Narkopop

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Gas - Narkopop
April 21, 2017
Ambient
Score
88

8. Various Artists - Outro Tempo: Electronic and Contemporary Music From Brazil, 1978-1992

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Various Artists - Outro Tempo: Electronic and Contemporary Music From Brazil, 1978-1992
March 3, 2017
Score
88

9. Vince Staples - Big Fish Theory

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Vince Staples - Big Fish Theory
June 23, 2017
Hip Hop
Score
87

10. Fleet Foxes - Crack-Up

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Fleet Foxes - Crack-Up
June 16, 2017
Folk
Score
87

11. The Creation - Action Painting

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The Creation - Action Painting
March 17, 2017
Score
87

12. Visible Cloaks - Reassemblage

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Visible Cloaks - Reassemblage
February 17, 2017
Ambient
Score
87

13. Slowdive - Slowdive

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Slowdive - Slowdive
May 5, 2017
Dream Pop
Score
86

14. Various Artists - Mono No Aware

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Various Artists - Mono No Aware
March 17, 2017
Ambient
Score
86

15. Jay Som - Everybody Works

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Jay Som - Everybody Works
March 10, 2017
Indie Rock
Score
86

16. Sampha - Process

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Sampha - Process
February 3, 2017
Alternative R&B
Score
86

17. Tyler, the Creator - Flower Boy

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Tyler, the Creator - Flower Boy
July 21, 2017
Experimental Hip Hop
Score
85

18. Arca - Arca

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Arca - Arca
April 7, 2017
Art Pop
Score
85

19. Vagabon - Infinite Worlds

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Vagabon - Infinite Worlds
February 24, 2017
Indie Rock
Score
85

20. Thundercat - Drunk

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Thundercat - Drunk
February 24, 2017
Neo-Soul
Score
85

21. Priests - Nothing Feels Natural

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Priests - Nothing Feels Natural
January 27, 2017
Post-Punk
Score
85

22. Broken Social Scene - Hug of Thunder

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Broken Social Scene - Hug of Thunder
July 7, 2017
Indie Rock
Score
84

23. Jay-Z - 4:44

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Jay-Z - 4:44
June 30, 2017
Hip Hop
Score
84

24. SZA - CTRL

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SZA - CTRL
June 9, 2017
Alternative R&B
Score
84

25. (Sandy) Alex G - Rocket

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(Sandy) Alex G - Rocket
May 19, 2017
Indie Rock
Score
84
NOTE: This is not a year end list. This list is ordered by the ratings Pitchfork awarded albums throughout 2017.


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