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. Gas - Narkopop

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Gas - Narkopop
April 21, 2017
Ambient
Score
88

4. 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

5. The Creation - Action Painting

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The Creation - Action Painting
March 17, 2017
Score
87

6. Visible Cloaks - Reassemblage

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Visible Cloaks - Reassemblage
February 17, 2017
Ambient
Score
87

7. Various Artists - Mono No Aware

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

8. Jay Som - Everybody Works

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

9. Sampha - Process

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

10. Arca - Arca

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Arca - Arca
April 7, 2017
Art Pop
Score
85

11. Vagabon - Infinite Worlds

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

12. Thundercat - Drunk

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

13. Priests - Nothing Feels Natural

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

14. Arthur Russell - Instrumentals

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Arthur Russell - Instrumentals
February 24, 2017
Score
84

15. Power Trip - Nightmare Logic

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

16. 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

17. The xx - I See You

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

18. 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

19. Julie Byrne - Not Even Happiness

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Julie Byrne - Not Even Happiness
January 27, 2017
Folk
Score
83

20. Sheer Mag - Compilation LP

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Sheer Mag - Compilation LP
January 1, 2017
Power Pop
Score
83

21. Various Artists - Welcome to Paradise: Italian Dream House 1989-93 Vol 1

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Various Artists - Welcome to Paradise: Italian Dream House 1989-93 Vol 1
March 24, 2017
Score
82

22. King Woman - Created in the Image of Suffering

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King Woman - Created in the Image of Suffering
February 24, 2017
Sludge Metal
Score
82

23. Bing & Ruth - No Home of the Mind

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Bing & Ruth - No Home of the Mind
February 17, 2017
Ambient
Score
82

24. Tinariwen - Elwan

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Tinariwen - Elwan
February 10, 2017
World
Score
82

25. Craig Taborn - Daylight Ghosts

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Craig Taborn - Daylight Ghosts
January 6, 2017
Score
82
NOTE: This is not a year end list. This list is ordered by the ratings Pitchfork awarded albums throughout 2017.


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