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The Highest Rated Albums of 2014


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1. St. Vincent - St. Vincent

St. Vincent - St. Vincent
February 25, 2014
Art Pop
CRITIC SCORE
89
Based on
23 reviews

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2. Swans - To Be Kind

Swans - To Be Kind
May 13, 2014
Experimental Rock
CRITIC SCORE
89
Based on
22 reviews

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3. The War on Drugs - Lost in the Dream

The War on Drugs - Lost in the Dream
March 18, 2014
Folk Rock
CRITIC SCORE
88
Based on
22 reviews

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4. Sharon Van Etten - Are We There

Sharon Van Etten - Are We There
May 27, 2014
Singer-Songwriter
CRITIC SCORE
87
Based on
18 reviews

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5. Wild Beasts - Present Tense

Wild Beasts - Present Tense
February 25, 2014
Art Pop
CRITIC SCORE
85
Based on
17 reviews

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6. Sun Kil Moon - Benji

Sun Kil Moon - Benji
February 11, 2014
Singer-Songwriter
CRITIC SCORE
85
Based on
18 reviews

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7. Jenny Lewis - The Voyager

Jenny Lewis - The Voyager
July 29, 2014
CRITIC SCORE
84
Based on
4 reviews

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8. East India Youth - Total Strife Forever

East India Youth - Total Strife Forever
January 13, 2014
Art Pop
CRITIC SCORE
83
Based on
13 reviews

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9. Angel Olsen - Burn Your Fire for No Witness

Angel Olsen - Burn Your Fire for No Witness
February 18, 2014
Singer-Songwriter
CRITIC SCORE
83
Based on
22 reviews

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10. Todd Terje - It's Album Time

Todd Terje - It's Album Time
April 8, 2014
Nu-Disco
CRITIC SCORE
83
Based on
18 reviews

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11. tUnE-yArDs - Nikki Nack

tUnE-yArDs - Nikki Nack
May 6, 2014
Art Pop
CRITIC SCORE
83
Based on
20 reviews

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12. Neneh Cherry - Blank Project

Neneh Cherry - Blank Project
February 25, 2014
Art Pop
CRITIC SCORE
83
Based on
20 reviews

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13. Mac DeMarco - Salad Days

Mac DeMarco - Salad Days
April 1, 2014
Singer-Songwriter
CRITIC SCORE
83
Based on
17 reviews

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14. Ben Frost - A U R O R A

Ben Frost - A U R O R A
May 26, 2014
Dark Ambient
CRITIC SCORE
83
Based on
12 reviews

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15. Cloud Nothings - Here and Nowhere Else

Cloud Nothings - Here and Nowhere Else
April 1, 2014
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
82
Based on
20 reviews

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16. Ought - More Than Any Other Day

Ought - More Than Any Other Day
April 29, 2014
Post-Punk
CRITIC SCORE
82
Based on
8 reviews

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17. Future Islands - Singles

Future Islands - Singles
March 25, 2014
Synthpop
CRITIC SCORE
82
Based on
18 reviews

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18. Woods of Desolation - As the Stars

Woods of Desolation - As the Stars
February 14, 2014
Black Metal
CRITIC SCORE
82
Based on
4 reviews

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19. Carla Bozulich - Boy

Carla Bozulich - Boy
March 3, 2014
Slowcore
CRITIC SCORE
82
Based on
9 reviews

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20. Fennesz - Bécs

Fennesz - Bécs
April 28, 2014
Ambient
CRITIC SCORE
82
Based on
7 reviews

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21. Strand of Oaks - Heal

Strand of Oaks - Heal
June 23, 2014
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
82
Based on
12 reviews

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22. Lee Fields & The Expressions - Emma Jean

Lee Fields & The Expressions - Emma Jean
June 3, 2014
Soul
CRITIC SCORE
82
Based on
5 reviews

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23. Owen Pallett - In Conflict

Owen Pallett - In Conflict
May 27, 2014
Chamber Pop
CRITIC SCORE
81
Based on
19 reviews

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24. The Horrors - Luminous

The Horrors - Luminous
May 5, 2014
Neo-Psychedelia
CRITIC SCORE
81
Based on
16 reviews

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25. The Antlers - Familiars

The Antlers - Familiars
June 17, 2014
Dream Pop
CRITIC SCORE
81
Based on
19 reviews

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