Paste's Highest Rated Albums of 2016

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This is an ordered list of Paste's highest rated albums of 2016. Check out Paste's Year End List.

1. Various Artists - Still in a Dream: A Story of Shoegaze 1988-1995

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Various Artists - Still in a Dream: A Story of Shoegaze 1988-1995
January 29, 2016
Score
100

2. Leonard Cohen - You Want It Darker

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Leonard Cohen - You Want It Darker
October 21, 2016
Singer-Songwriter
Score
95

3. Vince Staples - Prima Donna

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Vince Staples - Prima Donna
August 25, 2016
Hip Hop
Score
95

4. Thao & the Get Down Stay Down - A Man Alive

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Thao & the Get Down Stay Down - A Man Alive
March 4, 2016
Indie Pop
Score
94

5. Run the Jewels - Run the Jewels 3

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Run the Jewels - Run the Jewels 3
December 25, 2016
Hip Hop
Score
93

6. Frank Ocean - Blonde

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Frank Ocean - Blonde
August 20, 2016
Alternative R&B
Score
93

7. Car Seat Headrest - Teens of Denial

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Car Seat Headrest - Teens of Denial
May 20, 2016
Indie Rock
Score
93

8. Lucinda Williams - The Ghosts of Highway 20

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Lucinda Williams - The Ghosts of Highway 20
February 5, 2016
Americana
Score
93

9. David Bowie - Blackstar

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David Bowie - Blackstar
January 8, 2016
Art Rock
Score
93

10. William Bell - This Is Where I Live

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William Bell - This Is Where I Live
June 3, 2016
Soul
Score
92

11. Radiohead - A Moon Shaped Pool

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Radiohead - A Moon Shaped Pool
May 8, 2016
Art Rock
Score
92

12. Nada Surf - You Know Who You Are

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Nada Surf - You Know Who You Are
March 4, 2016
Power Pop
Score
92

13. Robbie Fulks - Upland Stories

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Robbie Fulks - Upland Stories
April 1, 2016
Americana
Score
91

14. A Tribe Called Quest - We got it from Here... Thank You 4 Your service

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A Tribe Called Quest - We got it from Here... Thank You 4 Your service
November 11, 2016
Hip Hop
Score
90

15. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Skeleton Tree

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Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Skeleton Tree
September 9, 2016
Art Rock
Score
90

16. LOLO - In Loving Memory of When I Gave a Shit

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LOLO - In Loving Memory of When I Gave a Shit
September 9, 2016
Score
90

17. Angel Olsen - My Woman

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Angel Olsen - My Woman
September 2, 2016
Indie Rock
Score
90

18. Omni - Deluxe

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Omni - Deluxe
July 8, 2016
Post-Punk
Score
90

19. Beth Orton - Kidsticks

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Beth Orton - Kidsticks
May 27, 2016
Indietronica
Score
90

20. Bonnie Bishop - Ain’t Who I Was

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Bonnie Bishop - Ain’t Who I Was
May 27, 2016
Score
90

21. Eric Bachmann - Eric Bachmann

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Eric Bachmann - Eric Bachmann
March 25, 2016
Singer-Songwriter
Score
90

22. Hælos - Full Circle

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Hælos - Full Circle
March 18, 2016
Trip Hop
Score
90

23. Kendrick Lamar - untitled unmastered.

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Kendrick Lamar - untitled unmastered.
March 4, 2016
Hip Hop
Score
90

24. Paul Simon - Stranger to Stranger

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Paul Simon - Stranger to Stranger
June 3, 2016
Singer-Songwriter
Score
89

25. Matt Corby - Telluric

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Matt Corby - Telluric
March 11, 2016
Indie Rock
Score
89
NOTE: This is not a year end list. This list is ordered by the ratings Paste awarded albums throughout 2016.


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