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
26 reviews

2. Sleater-Kinney - No Cities to Love

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

3. Sufjan Stevens - Carrie & Lowell

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

4. 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
26 reviews

5. James McMurtry - Complicated Game

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James McMurtry - Complicated Game
February 24, 2015
Americana
Critic Score
86
5 reviews

6. Björk - Vulnicura

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Björk - Vulnicura
January 20, 2015
Art Pop
Critic Score
86
23 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
85
23 reviews

8. Zun Zun Egui - Shackles' Gift

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

9. Jim O'Rourke - Simple Songs

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Jim O'Rourke - Simple Songs
May 19, 2015
Chamber Pop
Critic Score
84
7 reviews

10. Drenge - Undertow

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

11. Hop Along - Painted Shut

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

12. Hiatus Kaiyote - Choose Your Weapon

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Hiatus Kaiyote - Choose Your Weapon
May 4, 2015
Neo-Soul
Critic Score
83
6 reviews

13. Natalie Prass - Natalie Prass

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

14. Allison Moorer - Down To Believing

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

15. Mini Mansions - The Great Pretenders

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Mini Mansions - The Great Pretenders
March 23, 2015
Critic Score
82
5 reviews

16. Punch Brothers - The Phosphorescent Blues

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Punch Brothers - The Phosphorescent Blues
January 27, 2015
Bluegrass
Critic Score
82
5 reviews

17. Dwight Yoakam - Second Hand Heart

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Dwight Yoakam - Second Hand Heart
April 14, 2015
Country
Critic Score
82
6 reviews

18. Dawn Richard - Blackheart

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Dawn Richard - Blackheart
January 15, 2015
R&B
Critic Score
82
5 reviews

19. Torres - Sprinter

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Torres - Sprinter
May 5, 2015
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
81
16 reviews

20. Viet Cong - Viet Cong

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Viet Cong - Viet Cong
January 20, 2015
Post-Punk
Critic Score
81
19 reviews

21. Napalm Death - Apex Predator - Easy Meat

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Napalm Death - Apex Predator - Easy Meat
January 27, 2015
Grindcore
Critic Score
81
5 reviews

22. Evans The Death - Expect Delays

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Evans The Death - Expect Delays
March 10, 2015
Indie Rock
Critic Score
81
7 reviews

23. Godspeed You! Black Emperor - Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress

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Godspeed You! Black Emperor - Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress
March 31, 2015
Post-Rock
Critic Score
81
17 reviews

24. Jazmine Sullivan - Reality Show

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Jazmine Sullivan - Reality Show
January 13, 2015
R&B
Critic Score
81
7 reviews

25. Panda Bear - Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper

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Panda Bear - Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper
January 13, 2015
Psychedelic Pop
Critic Score
81
25 reviews



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