The Highest Rated Albums of 2016


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1. David Bowie - Blackstar

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

2. Lucinda Williams - The Ghosts of Highway 20

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Lucinda Williams - The Ghosts of Highway 20
February 5, 2016
Americana
Critic Score
82
11 reviews

3. Anderson .Paak - Malibu

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Anderson .Paak - Malibu
January 15, 2016
Neo-Soul
Critic Score
81
12 reviews

4. John Cale - M:FANS

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John Cale - M:FANS
January 22, 2016
Art Rock
Critic Score
80
7 reviews

5. Roly Porter - Third Law

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Roly Porter - Third Law
January 22, 2016
Dark Ambient
Critic Score
80
7 reviews

6. Kevin Gates - Islah

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Kevin Gates - Islah
January 29, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
79
5 reviews

7. Savages - Adore Life

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Savages - Adore Life
January 22, 2016
Post-Punk
Critic Score
79
24 reviews

8. Tindersticks - The Waiting Room

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Tindersticks - The Waiting Room
January 22, 2016
Chamber Pop
Critic Score
78
13 reviews

9. Shearwater - Jet Plane and Oxbow

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Shearwater - Jet Plane and Oxbow
January 22, 2016
Indie Rock
Critic Score
78
13 reviews

10. Suede - Night Thoughts

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Suede - Night Thoughts
January 22, 2016
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
78
18 reviews

11. Chairlift - Moth

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Chairlift - Moth
January 22, 2016
Synthpop
Critic Score
78
16 reviews

12. Cross Record - Wabi-Sabi

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Cross Record - Wabi-Sabi
January 29, 2016
Slowcore
Critic Score
78
6 reviews

13. Junior Boys - Big Black Coat

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Junior Boys - Big Black Coat
February 5, 2016
Electropop
Critic Score
77
8 reviews

14. Ty Segall - Emotional Mugger

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Ty Segall - Emotional Mugger
January 22, 2016
Garage Rock
Critic Score
76
22 reviews

15. nonkeen - the gamble

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nonkeen - the gamble
February 5, 2016
Critic Score
76
5 reviews

16. Daughter - Not To Disappear

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Daughter - Not To Disappear
January 15, 2016
Dream Pop
Critic Score
76
21 reviews

17. Ulver - ATGCLVLSSCAP

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Ulver - ATGCLVLSSCAP
January 22, 2016
Experimental Rock
Critic Score
76
5 reviews

18. NZCA Lines - Infinite Summer

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NZCA Lines - Infinite Summer
January 22, 2016
Synthpop
Critic Score
75
7 reviews

19. MONEY - Suicide Songs

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MONEY - Suicide Songs
January 29, 2016
Indie Pop
Critic Score
75
14 reviews

20. HINDS - Leave Me Alone

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HINDS - Leave Me Alone
January 8, 2016
Indie Rock
Critic Score
75
20 reviews

21. Eleanor Friedberger - New View

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Eleanor Friedberger - New View
January 22, 2016
Indie Pop
Critic Score
75
18 reviews

22. DIIV - Is the Is Are

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DIIV - Is the Is Are
February 5, 2016
Dream Pop
Critic Score
74
16 reviews

23. Sunflower Bean - Human Ceremony

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Sunflower Bean - Human Ceremony
February 5, 2016
Neo-Psychedelia
Critic Score
73
8 reviews

24. Cian Nugent - Night Fiction

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Cian Nugent - Night Fiction
January 29, 2016
Critic Score
73
5 reviews

25. Saul Williams - MartyrLoserKing

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Saul Williams - MartyrLoserKing
January 29, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
73
10 reviews



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