The Guardian's Highest Rated Albums of 2017

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1. Laurel Halo - Dust

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

2. Pixx - The Age of Anxiety

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

3. 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

4. BNQT - Volume 1

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

5. Kendrick Lamar - DAMN.

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

6. Arca - Arca

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Arca - Arca
April 7, 2017
Art Pop
Score
100

7. Father John Misty - Pure Comedy

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

8. Spoon - Hot Thoughts

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

9. 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

10. Graeme Miller & Steve Shill - The Moomins

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

11. Eliza Carthy & The Wayward Band - Big Machine

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

12. Vince Staples - Big Fish Theory

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Vince Staples - Big Fish Theory
June 23, 2017
Hip Hop
Score
80

13. Songhoy Blues - Résistance

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Songhoy Blues - Résistance
June 16, 2017
World
Score
80

14. Lorde - Melodrama

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Lorde - Melodrama
June 16, 2017
Art Pop
Score
80

15. Dave Liebman & Joe Lovano - Compassion: The Music of John Coltrane

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Dave Liebman & Joe Lovano - Compassion: The Music of John Coltrane
June 16, 2017
Score
80

16. Denys Baptiste - The Late Trane

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Denys Baptiste - The Late Trane
June 16, 2017
Score
80

17. Justin Adams - Ribbons

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Justin Adams - Ribbons
June 16, 2017
Score
80

18. Beth Ditto - Fake Sugar

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Beth Ditto - Fake Sugar
June 16, 2017
Score
80

19. Ride - Weather Diaries

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Ride - Weather Diaries
June 16, 2017
Shoegaze
Score
80

20. Kirin J Callinan - Bravado

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Kirin J Callinan - Bravado
June 9, 2017
Art Pop
Score
80

21. Gaby Hernandez - Spirit Reflection

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Gaby Hernandez - Spirit Reflection
June 9, 2017
Score
80

22. Sufjan Stevens, Bryce Dessner, Nico Muhly & James McAlister - Planetarium

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Sufjan Stevens, Bryce Dessner, Nico Muhly & James McAlister - Planetarium
June 9, 2017
Art Pop
Score
80

23. Ahmad Jamal - Marseille

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Ahmad Jamal - Marseille
June 9, 2017
Score
80

24. Katy Perry - Witness

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Katy Perry - Witness
June 9, 2017
Dance Pop
Score
80

25. Cigarettes After Sex - Cigarettes After Sex

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Cigarettes After Sex - Cigarettes After Sex
June 9, 2017
Dream Pop
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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