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The Highest Rated Albums of 2015

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1. Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp a Butterfly

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Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp a Butterfly
March 16, 2015
Hip Hop
Critic Score
94
30 reviews

2. Mbongwana Star - From Kinshasa

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Mbongwana Star - From Kinshasa
May 19, 2015
World
Critic Score
90
8 reviews

3. Sleater-Kinney - No Cities to Love

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Sleater-Kinney - No Cities to Love
January 20, 2015
Indie Rock
Critic Score
90
27 reviews

4. Sufjan Stevens - Carrie & Lowell

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Sufjan Stevens - Carrie & Lowell
March 31, 2015
Indie Folk
Critic Score
90
31 reviews

5. Father John Misty - I Love You, Honeybear

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Father John Misty - I Love You, Honeybear
February 10, 2015
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
89
29 reviews

6. Julia Holter - Have You in My Wilderness

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Julia Holter - Have You in My Wilderness
September 25, 2015
Art Pop
Critic Score
88
22 reviews

7. Joanna Newsom - Divers

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Joanna Newsom - Divers
October 23, 2015
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
87
28 reviews

8. Vince Staples - Summertime '06

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Vince Staples - Summertime '06
June 30, 2015
Hip Hop
Critic Score
86
19 reviews

9. Courtney Barnett - Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit

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Courtney Barnett - Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit
March 24, 2015
Indie Rock
Critic Score
86
27 reviews

10. Björk - Vulnicura

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Björk - Vulnicura
January 20, 2015
Art Pop
Critic Score
85
25 reviews

11. Grimes - Art Angels

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Grimes - Art Angels
November 6, 2015
Art Pop
Critic Score
85
24 reviews

12. James McMurtry - Complicated Game

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James McMurtry - Complicated Game
February 24, 2015
Americana
Critic Score
85
6 reviews

13. Tame Impala - Currents

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Tame Impala - Currents
July 17, 2015
Psychedelic Pop
Critic Score
85
28 reviews

14. Zun Zun Egui - Shackles' Gift

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Zun Zun Egui - Shackles' Gift
January 27, 2015
Experimental Rock
Critic Score
84
6 reviews

15. Jamie xx - In Colour

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Jamie xx - In Colour
June 1, 2015
UK Bass
Critic Score
84
29 reviews

16. Dave Rawlings Machine - Nashville Obsolete

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Dave Rawlings Machine - Nashville Obsolete
September 18, 2015
Americana
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

17. Daniel Romano - If I've Only One Time Askin'

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Daniel Romano - If I've Only One Time Askin'
July 31, 2015
Americana
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

18. Bill Wells & Aidan Moffat - The Most Important Place In The World

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Bill Wells & Aidan Moffat - The Most Important Place In The World
March 16, 2015
Folk
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

19. Jlin - Dark Energy

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Jlin - Dark Energy
March 24, 2015
Footwork
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

20. Napalm Death - Apex Predator - Easy Meat

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Napalm Death - Apex Predator - Easy Meat
January 27, 2015
Grindcore
Critic Score
84
6 reviews

21. Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba - Ba Power

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Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba - Ba Power
April 24, 2015
World
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

22. Destroyer - Poison Season

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Destroyer - Poison Season
August 28, 2015
Chamber Pop
Critic Score
83
24 reviews

23. Hop Along - Painted Shut

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Hop Along - Painted Shut
May 5, 2015
Indie Rock
Critic Score
83
12 reviews

24. Natalie Prass - Natalie Prass

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Natalie Prass - Natalie Prass
January 27, 2015
Chamber Pop
Critic Score
83
18 reviews

25. Drenge - Undertow

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Drenge - Undertow
April 6, 2015
Garage Rock
Critic Score
83
8 reviews


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