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. Jlin - Black Origami

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Jlin - Black Origami
May 19, 2017
Footwork
Score
88

4. Perfume Genius - No Shape

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Perfume Genius - No Shape
May 5, 2017
Art Pop
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. Gas - Narkopop

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Gas - Narkopop
April 21, 2017
Ambient
Score
88

7. 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

8. The Creation - Action Painting

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The Creation - Action Painting
March 17, 2017
Score
87

9. Visible Cloaks - Reassemblage

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Visible Cloaks - Reassemblage
February 17, 2017
Ambient
Score
87

10. Slowdive - Slowdive

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Slowdive - Slowdive
May 5, 2017
Dream Pop
Score
86

11. Various Artists - Mono No Aware

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

12. Jay Som - Everybody Works

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

13. Sampha - Process

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

14. Arca - Arca

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Arca - Arca
April 7, 2017
Art Pop
Score
85

15. Thundercat - Drunk

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

16. Vagabon - Infinite Worlds

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

17. Priests - Nothing Feels Natural

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

18. (Sandy) Alex G - Rocket

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(Sandy) Alex G - Rocket
May 19, 2017
Indie Rock
Score
84

19. Arthur Russell - Instrumentals

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Arthur Russell - Instrumentals
February 24, 2017
Score
84

20. Power Trip - Nightmare Logic

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Power Trip - Nightmare Logic
February 24, 2017
Thrash Metal
Score
84

21. Various Artists - Studio One Rocksteady 2: The Soul of Young Jamaica

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Various Artists - Studio One Rocksteady 2: The Soul of Young Jamaica
January 27, 2017
Score
84

22. The xx - I See You

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The xx - I See You
January 13, 2017
Indie Pop
Score
84

23. Girlpool - Powerplant

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Girlpool - Powerplant
May 12, 2017
Indie Pop
Score
83

24. Various Artists - Miracle Steps (Music from the Fourth World 1983 - 2017)

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Various Artists - Miracle Steps (Music from the Fourth World 1983 - 2017)
April 14, 2017
Score
83

25. Julie Byrne - Not Even Happiness

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Julie Byrne - Not Even Happiness
January 27, 2017
Folk
Score
83
NOTE: This is not a year end list. This list is ordered by the ratings Pitchfork awarded albums throughout 2017.


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