The Guardian's Highest Rated Albums of 2017

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1. 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

2. Graeme Miller & Steve Shill - The Moomins

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

3. Valerie June - The Order of Time

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Valerie June - The Order of Time
March 10, 2017
Score
80

4. Pissed Jeans - Why Love Now

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Pissed Jeans - Why Love Now
February 24, 2017
Noise Rock
Score
80

5. Rhiannon Giddens - Freedom Highway

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Rhiannon Giddens - Freedom Highway
February 24, 2017
Folk
Score
80

6. Thundercat - Drunk

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Thundercat - Drunk
February 24, 2017
Neo-Soul
Score
80

7. Stormzy - Gang Signs & Prayer

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Stormzy - Gang Signs & Prayer
February 24, 2017
Grime
Score
80

8. Dirty Projectors - Dirty Projectors

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Dirty Projectors - Dirty Projectors
February 21, 2017
Art Pop
Score
80

9. Dutch Uncles - Big Balloon

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Dutch Uncles - Big Balloon
February 17, 2017
Art Pop
Score
80

10. Meat Wave - The Incessant

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Meat Wave - The Incessant
February 17, 2017
Score
80

11. Ryan Adams - Prisoner

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Ryan Adams - Prisoner
February 17, 2017
Singer-Songwriter
Score
80

12. Bargou 08 - Targ

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Bargou 08 - Targ
February 17, 2017
Score
80

13. Sinkane - Life & Livin’ It

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Sinkane - Life & Livin’ It
February 10, 2017
Afrobeat
Score
80

14. Froth - Outside (Briefly)

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Froth - Outside (Briefly)
February 10, 2017
Score
80

15. Jesca Hoop - Memories Are Now

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Jesca Hoop - Memories Are Now
February 10, 2017
Indie Folk
Score
80

16. Ten Fé - Hit the Light

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Ten Fé - Hit the Light
February 3, 2017
Synthpop
Score
80

17. Elbow - Little Fictions

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Elbow - Little Fictions
February 3, 2017
Art Rock
Score
80

18. Syd - Fin

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Syd - Fin
February 3, 2017
Alternative R&B
Score
80

19. Sampha - Process

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Sampha - Process
February 3, 2017
Alternative R&B
Score
80

20. Julie Byrne - Not Even Happiness

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Julie Byrne - Not Even Happiness
January 27, 2017
Folk
Score
80

21. Chris Wood - So Much to Defend

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Chris Wood - So Much to Defend
January 27, 2017
Score
80

22. Cloud Nothings - Life Without Sound

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Cloud Nothings - Life Without Sound
January 27, 2017
Indie Rock
Score
80

23. Theo Bleckmann - Elegy

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Theo Bleckmann - Elegy
January 27, 2017
Score
80

24. Allison Crutchfield - Tourist in This Town

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Allison Crutchfield - Tourist in This Town
January 27, 2017
Indie Pop
Score
80

25. Japandroids - Near to the Wild Heart of Life

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Japandroids - Near to the Wild Heart of Life
January 27, 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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