American Songwriter’s Top 25 Albums of 2018

American Songwriter’s Top 25 Albums of 2018

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25. Mac Miller - Swimming

August 3, 2018
Critic Score
75
19 reviews

24. Natalie Prass - The Future and the Past

June 1, 2018
Critic Score
80
20 reviews
With increasingly assured songwriting, Natalie Prass demonstrates that she is on top of her game in the here and now.

23. Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite - No Mercy In This Land

Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite - No Mercy In This Land
March 30, 2018
Critic Score
73
3 reviews

At just over 35 minutes a few extra songs would be welcome. But this is a worthy successor to 2013’s terrific debut from these veterans and hopefully won’t be the last.

22. John Hiatt - The Eclipse Sessions

John Hiatt - The Eclipse Sessions
October 12, 2018
Critic Score
77
4 reviews

21. Colter Wall - Songs of the Plains

October 12, 2018
Critic Score
78
7 reviews

Colter Wall captures a long-forgotten time and place, keeping the cowboy folklore alive by reminding us that poignant songs sung by a superb singer will never sound outdated.

18. Caroline Rose - Loner

February 23, 2018
Critic Score
80
10 reviews

17. Aaron Lee Tasjan - Karma For Cheap

Aaron Lee Tasjan - Karma For Cheap
August 31, 2018
Critic Score
65
4 reviews

16. Lucero - Among the Ghosts

Lucero - Among the Ghosts
August 3, 2018
Critic Score
74
4 reviews

13. Ruston Kelly - Dying Star

Ruston Kelly - Dying Star
September 7, 2018
Critic Score
74
3 reviews

8. Charles Bradley - Black Velvet

November 9, 2018
Critic Score
79
12 reviews

This closes the book on Bradley’s brief career, and does it with the class, honesty, integrity and intensity he brought to everything he touched.

7. Eric Church - Desperate Man

October 5, 2018
Critic Score
74
6 reviews

6. Jeff Tweedy - WARM

November 30, 2018
Critic Score
80
22 reviews

Tweedy might be missing his band members, but the restless, resonant spirit that drives Wilco’s best records seeps winningly into WARM just the same.

4. Amanda Shires - To The Sunset

August 3, 2018
Critic Score
83
10 reviews

It’s her boldest, toughest and at times most melancholy release, challenging herself and her audience, to look ahead, not back.

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