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
12 reviews

3. Anderson .Paak - Malibu

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

4. Pinegrove - Cardinal

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Pinegrove - Cardinal
February 12, 2016
Indie Rock
Critic Score
81
5 reviews

5. John Cale - M:FANS

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

6. Roly Porter - Third Law

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

7. King - We Are King

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King - We Are King
February 5, 2016
Critic Score
80
6 reviews

8. School of Seven Bells - SVIIB

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School of Seven Bells - SVIIB
February 26, 2016
Critic Score
80
5 reviews

9. Animal Collective - Painting With

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Animal Collective - Painting With
February 19, 2016
Critic Score
79
5 reviews

10. Kevin Gates - Islah

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

11. Savages - Adore Life

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

12. Tindersticks - The Waiting Room

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Tindersticks - The Waiting Room
January 22, 2016
Chamber Pop
Critic Score
79
14 reviews

13. Emma Pollock - In Search of Harperfield

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Emma Pollock - In Search of Harperfield
January 29, 2016
Critic Score
78
5 reviews

14. Shearwater - Jet Plane and Oxbow

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

15. Suede - Night Thoughts

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

16. Cross Record - Wabi-Sabi

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

17. Chairlift - Moth

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Chairlift - Moth
January 22, 2016
Synthpop
Critic Score
77
18 reviews

18. Basia Bulat - Good Advice

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Basia Bulat - Good Advice
February 12, 2016
Critic Score
76
8 reviews

19. Ty Segall - Emotional Mugger

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

20. NZCA Lines - Infinite Summer

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NZCA Lines - Infinite Summer
January 22, 2016
Synthpop
Critic Score
76
8 reviews

21. MONEY - Suicide Songs

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MONEY - Suicide Songs
January 29, 2016
Indie Pop
Critic Score
76
15 reviews

22. Ulver - ATGCLVLSSCAP

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

23. Tricky - Skilled Mechanics

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Tricky - Skilled Mechanics
January 22, 2016
Trip Hop
Critic Score
75
5 reviews

24. HINDS - Leave Me Alone

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

25. Eleanor Friedberger - New View

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



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