The Guardian's Highest Rated Albums of 2017

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1. Protomartyr - Relatives in Descent

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Protomartyr - Relatives in Descent
September 29, 2017
Post-Punk
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100

2. Cécile McLorin Salvant - Dreams and Daggers

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Cécile McLorin Salvant - Dreams and Daggers
September 29, 2017
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100

3. The Horrors - V

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The Horrors - V
September 22, 2017
Neo-Psychedelia
Score
100

4. LCD Soundsystem - American Dream

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LCD Soundsystem - American Dream
September 1, 2017
Dance Punk
Score
100

5. Vijay Iyer Sextet - Far From Over

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Vijay Iyer Sextet - Far From Over
August 25, 2017
Jazz
Score
100

6. Jen Cloher - Jen Cloher

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Jen Cloher - Jen Cloher
August 11, 2017
Score
100

7. Dead Cross - Dead Cross

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Dead Cross - Dead Cross
August 4, 2017
Hardcore Punk
Score
100

8. Sheer Mag - Need to Feel Your Love

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Sheer Mag - Need to Feel Your Love
July 14, 2017
Power Pop
Score
100

9. Laurel Halo - Dust

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Laurel Halo - Dust
June 23, 2017
Ambient Pop
Score
100

10. Pixx - The Age of Anxiety

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Pixx - The Age of Anxiety
June 2, 2017
Art Pop
Score
100

11. Lisa Knapp - Till April Is Dead - A Garland of May

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Lisa Knapp - Till April Is Dead - A Garland of May
April 28, 2017
Score
100

12. BNQT - Volume 1

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BNQT - Volume 1
April 28, 2017
Indie Rock
Score
100

13. Kendrick Lamar - DAMN.

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

14. Arca - Arca

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Arca - Arca
April 7, 2017
Art Pop
Score
100

15. Father John Misty - Pure Comedy

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Father John Misty - Pure Comedy
April 7, 2017
Singer-Songwriter
Score
100

16. Spoon - Hot Thoughts

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Spoon - Hot Thoughts
March 17, 2017
Indie Rock
Score
100

17. Jens Lekman - Life Will See You Now

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Jens Lekman - Life Will See You Now
February 17, 2017
Indie Pop
Score
100

18. Eliza Carthy & The Wayward Band - Big Machine

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Eliza Carthy & The Wayward Band - Big Machine
February 3, 2017
Score
100

19. Graeme Miller & Steve Shill - The Moomins

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Graeme Miller & Steve Shill - The Moomins
February 3, 2017
Score
100

20. Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile - Lotta Sea Lice

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Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile - Lotta Sea Lice
October 13, 2017
Folk Rock
Score
80

21. St. Vincent - MASSEDUCTION

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St. Vincent - MASSEDUCTION
October 13, 2017
Art Pop
Score
80

22. Kelela - Take Me Apart

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Kelela - Take Me Apart
October 6, 2017
Alternative R&B
Score
80

23. Wolf Parade - Cry Cry Cry

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Wolf Parade - Cry Cry Cry
October 6, 2017
Indie Rock
Score
80

24. Zara McFarlane - Arise

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Zara McFarlane - Arise
September 29, 2017
Score
80

25. Wolf Alice - Visions of a Life

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Wolf Alice - Visions of a Life
September 29, 2017
Indie Rock
Score
80
NOTE: This is not a year end list. This list is ordered by the ratings The Guardian awarded albums throughout 2017.


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