A.V. Club's Highest Rated Albums of 2017

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1. The National - Sleep Well Beast

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The National - Sleep Well Beast
September 8, 2017
Indie Rock
Score
100

2. Iron & Wine - Beast Epic

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Iron & Wine - Beast Epic
August 25, 2017
Indie Folk
Score
100

3. Waxahatchee - Out in the Storm

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Waxahatchee - Out in the Storm
July 14, 2017
Indie Rock
Score
100

4. Algiers - The Underside of Power

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Algiers - The Underside of Power
June 23, 2017
Post-Punk
Score
100

5. Lorde - Melodrama

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Lorde - Melodrama
June 16, 2017
Art Pop
Score
100

6. Sylvan Esso - What Now

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Sylvan Esso - What Now
April 28, 2017
Indietronica
Score
100

7. Charly Bliss - Guppy

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Charly Bliss - Guppy
April 21, 2017
Indie Rock
Score
100

8. Actress - AZD

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Actress - AZD
April 14, 2017
Microhouse
Score
100

9. Kendrick Lamar - DAMN.

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Kendrick Lamar - DAMN.
April 14, 2017
Hip Hop
Score
100

10. Pile - A Hairshirt of Purpose

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Pile - A Hairshirt of Purpose
March 31, 2017
Indie Rock
Score
100

11. Laura Marling - Semper Femina

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Laura Marling - Semper Femina
March 10, 2017
Singer-Songwriter
Score
100

12. Blanck Mass - World Eater

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Blanck Mass - World Eater
March 3, 2017
Experimental
Score
100

13. Vagabon - Infinite Worlds

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Vagabon - Infinite Worlds
February 24, 2017
Indie Rock
Score
100

14. Zola Jesus - Okovi

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Zola Jesus - Okovi
September 8, 2017
Art Pop
Score
91

15. LCD Soundsystem - American Dream

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LCD Soundsystem - American Dream
September 1, 2017
Dance Punk
Score
91

16. The War on Drugs - A Deeper Understanding

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The War on Drugs - A Deeper Understanding
August 25, 2017
Heartland Rock
Score
91

17. Grizzly Bear - Painted Ruins

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Grizzly Bear - Painted Ruins
August 18, 2017
Indie Rock
Score
91

18. Frankie Rose - Cage Tropical

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Frankie Rose - Cage Tropical
August 11, 2017
Dream Pop
Score
91

19. Randy Newman - Dark Matter

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Randy Newman - Dark Matter
August 4, 2017
Singer-Songwriter
Score
91

20. Tyler, the Creator - Flower Boy

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Tyler, the Creator - Flower Boy
July 21, 2017
Experimental Hip Hop
Score
91

21. Japanese Breakfast - Soft Sounds From Another Planet

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Japanese Breakfast - Soft Sounds From Another Planet
July 14, 2017
Dream Pop
Score
91

22. Jay-Z - 4:44

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Jay-Z - 4:44
June 30, 2017
Hip Hop
Score
91

23. Jeff Tweedy - Together at Last

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Jeff Tweedy - Together at Last
June 23, 2017
Singer-Songwriter
Score
91

24. Vince Staples - Big Fish Theory

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Vince Staples - Big Fish Theory
June 23, 2017
Hip Hop
Score
91

25. The Drums - Abysmal Thoughts

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The Drums - Abysmal Thoughts
June 16, 2017
Indie Pop
Score
91
NOTE: This is not a year end list. This list is ordered by the ratings A.V. Club awarded albums throughout 2017.


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