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
28 reviews

2. Mbongwana Star - From Kinshasa

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Mbongwana Star - From Kinshasa
May 19, 2015
Critic Score
91
7 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
26 reviews

4. Sufjan Stevens - Carrie & Lowell

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Sufjan Stevens - Carrie & Lowell
March 31, 2015
Indie Folk
Critic Score
90
29 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
88
28 reviews

6. Vince Staples - Summertime '06

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

7. 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
26 reviews

8. Björk - Vulnicura

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

9. James McMurtry - Complicated Game

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

10. Zun Zun Egui - Shackles' Gift

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

11. Jamie xx - In Colour

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

12. Tame Impala - Currents

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Tame Impala - Currents
July 17, 2015
Psychedelic Pop
Critic Score
84
27 reviews

13. Destroyer - Poison Season

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Destroyer - Poison Season
August 28, 2015
Chamber Pop
Critic Score
84
20 reviews

14. 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

15. Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba - Ba Power

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

16. Bop English - Constant Bop

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Bop English - Constant Bop
April 14, 2015
Indie Rock
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

17. Natalie Prass - Natalie Prass

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Natalie Prass - Natalie Prass
January 27, 2015
Chamber Pop
Critic Score
84
17 reviews

18. Royal Headache - High

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Royal Headache - High
August 21, 2015
Garage Rock
Critic Score
83
12 reviews

19. Drenge - Undertow

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

20. Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment - Surf

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Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment - Surf
May 29, 2015
Neo-Soul
Critic Score
83
15 reviews

21. Hop Along - Painted Shut

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

22. Jim O'Rourke - Simple Songs

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Jim O'Rourke - Simple Songs
May 19, 2015
Chamber Pop
Critic Score
83
8 reviews

23. Hiatus Kaiyote - Choose Your Weapon

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Hiatus Kaiyote - Choose Your Weapon
May 4, 2015
Alternative R&B
Critic Score
82
7 reviews

24. Allison Moorer - Down To Believing

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Allison Moorer - Down To Believing
March 17, 2015
Country
Critic Score
82
5 reviews

25. Haiku Salut - Etch and Etch Deep

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Haiku Salut - Etch and Etch Deep
July 31, 2015
Critic Score
82
7 reviews



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