The Guardian's Highest Rated Albums of 2016

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

1. Various Artists - PC Music, Vol. 2

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Various Artists - PC Music, Vol. 2
November 18, 2016
Score
100

2. Weyes Blood - Front Row Seat to Earth

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Weyes Blood - Front Row Seat to Earth
October 21, 2016
Psychedelic Folk
Score
100

3. Leonard Cohen - You Want It Darker

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Leonard Cohen - You Want It Darker
October 21, 2016
Singer-Songwriter
Score
100

4. Marillion - F E A R

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Marillion - F E A R
September 30, 2016
Score
100

5. Opeth - Sorceress

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Opeth - Sorceress
September 30, 2016
Progressive Rock
Score
100

6. Danny Brown - Atrocity Exhibition

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Danny Brown - Atrocity Exhibition
September 27, 2016
Hip Hop
Score
100

7. Dinosaur - Together, As One

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Dinosaur - Together, As One
September 16, 2016
Score
100

8. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Skeleton Tree

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Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Skeleton Tree
September 9, 2016
Art Rock
Score
100

9. Frank Ocean - Blonde

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Frank Ocean - Blonde
August 20, 2016
Alternative R&B
Score
100

10. Russian Circles - Guidance

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Russian Circles - Guidance
August 5, 2016
Post-Rock
Score
100

11. Gojira - Magma

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Gojira - Magma
June 17, 2016
Progressive Metal
Score
100

12. The Invisible - Patience

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The Invisible - Patience
June 10, 2016
Downtempo
Score
100

13. Paul Simon - Stranger to Stranger

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Paul Simon - Stranger to Stranger
June 3, 2016
Singer-Songwriter
Score
100

14. ANOHNI - Hopelessness

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ANOHNI - Hopelessness
May 6, 2016
Art Pop
Score
100

15. Snarky Puppy - Culcha Vulcha

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Snarky Puppy - Culcha Vulcha
April 29, 2016
Score
100

16. Knifeworld - Bottled Out of Eden

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Knifeworld - Bottled Out of Eden
April 22, 2016
Score
100

17. The Goon Sax - Up to Anything

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The Goon Sax - Up to Anything
March 11, 2016
Indie Pop
Score
100

18. The Jezabels - Synthia

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The Jezabels - Synthia
February 12, 2016
Art Pop
Score
100

19. Megadeth - Dystopia

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Megadeth - Dystopia
January 22, 2016
Thrash Metal
Score
100

20. Run the Jewels - Run the Jewels 3

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Run the Jewels - Run the Jewels 3
December 25, 2016
Hip Hop
Score
80

21. John Legend - Darkness and Light

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John Legend - Darkness and Light
December 2, 2016
Neo-Soul
Score
80

22. Childish Gambino - Awaken, My Love!

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Childish Gambino - Awaken, My Love!
December 2, 2016
Neo-Soul
Score
80

23. Ultrasound - Real Britannia

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Ultrasound - Real Britannia
December 2, 2016
Score
80

24. Dungen - Häxan

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Dungen - Häxan
November 25, 2016
Psychedelic Rock
Score
80

25. Miranda Lambert - The Weight of These Wings

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Miranda Lambert - The Weight of These Wings
November 18, 2016
Country
Score
80
NOTE: This is not a year end list. This list is ordered by the ratings The Guardian awarded albums throughout 2016.


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