The Highest Rated Albums of 2016

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1. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Skeleton Tree

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Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Skeleton Tree
September 9, 2016
Art Rock
Critic Score
89
18 reviews

2. Bon Iver - 22, A Million

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Bon Iver - 22, A Million
September 30, 2016
Critic Score
88
9 reviews

3. Beyoncé - Lemonade

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Beyoncé - Lemonade
April 23, 2016
R&B
Critic Score
88
25 reviews

4. Frank Ocean - Blonde

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Frank Ocean - Blonde
August 20, 2016
Alternative R&B
Critic Score
87
27 reviews

5. Radiohead - A Moon Shaped Pool

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Radiohead - A Moon Shaped Pool
May 8, 2016
Art Rock
Critic Score
87
28 reviews

6. Mitski - Puberty 2

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Mitski - Puberty 2
June 17, 2016
Indie Pop
Critic Score
86
21 reviews

7. Angel Olsen - My Woman

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Angel Olsen - My Woman
September 2, 2016
Indie Rock
Critic Score
85
25 reviews

8. Ian William Craig - Centres

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Ian William Craig - Centres
July 8, 2016
Ambient
Critic Score
84
6 reviews

9. David Bowie - Blackstar

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David Bowie - Blackstar
January 8, 2016
Art Rock
Critic Score
84
27 reviews

10. Jenny Hval - Blood Bitch

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Jenny Hval - Blood Bitch
September 30, 2016
Art Pop
Critic Score
84
6 reviews

11. Elysia Crampton - Demon City

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Elysia Crampton - Demon City
July 22, 2016
UK Bass
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

12. Nails - You Will Never Be One of Us

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Nails - You Will Never Be One of Us
June 17, 2016
Grindcore
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

13. Sturgill Simpson - A Sailor's Guide to Earth

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Sturgill Simpson - A Sailor's Guide to Earth
April 15, 2016
Alt-Country
Critic Score
83
14 reviews

14. Anna Meredith - Varmints

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Anna Meredith - Varmints
March 4, 2016
Art Pop
Critic Score
83
6 reviews

15. The Hotelier - Goodness

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The Hotelier - Goodness
May 27, 2016
Emo
Critic Score
83
10 reviews

16. Ital Tek - Hollowed

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Ital Tek - Hollowed
March 18, 2016
IDM
Critic Score
83
5 reviews

17. Michael Kiwanuka - Love & Hate

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Michael Kiwanuka - Love & Hate
July 15, 2016
Soul
Critic Score
83
14 reviews

18. Touché Amoré - Stage Four

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Touché Amoré - Stage Four
September 16, 2016
Post-Hardcore
Critic Score
83
8 reviews

19. Cymbals Eat Guitars - Pretty Years

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Cymbals Eat Guitars - Pretty Years
September 16, 2016
Indie Rock
Critic Score
83
10 reviews

20. Huerco S. - For Those Of You Who Have Never (And Also Those Who Have)

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Huerco S. - For Those Of You Who Have Never (And Also Those Who Have)
June 10, 2016
Ambient
Critic Score
83
6 reviews

21. Parquet Courts - Human Performance

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Parquet Courts - Human Performance
April 8, 2016
Indie Rock
Critic Score
83
24 reviews

22. ANOHNI - Hopelessness

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ANOHNI - Hopelessness
May 6, 2016
Art Pop
Critic Score
82
23 reviews

23. Car Seat Headrest - Teens of Denial

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Car Seat Headrest - Teens of Denial
May 20, 2016
Indie Rock
Critic Score
82
18 reviews

24. Esperanza Spalding - Emily's D+Evolution

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Esperanza Spalding - Emily's D+Evolution
March 4, 2016
Jazz Fusion
Critic Score
82
9 reviews

25. Maxwell - blackSUMMERS'night

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Maxwell - blackSUMMERS'night
July 1, 2016
Neo-Soul
Critic Score
82
10 reviews


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