The Needle Drop's Top 200 Albums of the 2010s

The Needle Drop's Top 200 Albums of the 2010s

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200. Farrah Abraham - My Teenage Dream Ended

August 1, 2012
Critic Score
80
2 reviews

198. Viagra Boys - Street Worms

September 28, 2018
Critic Score
79
6 reviews

197. George Clanton - Slide

George Clanton - Slide
August 17, 2018
Critic Score
72
2 reviews

George Clanton's brand of 90s-inspired hypnagogic pop on Slide is fresh and intriguing despite the album's concept not being taken far enough.

195. Mac Miller - Faces

Mac Miller - Faces
May 11, 2014
Critic Score
71
4 reviews

194. Tierra Whack - Whack World

May 30, 2018
Critic Score
79
5 reviews
The debut album from Philly hip hop artist Tierra Whack is an endearing set of pop rap and alternative R&B miniatures.

193. Neon Indian - VEGA INTL. Night School

Neon Indian - VEGA INTL. Night School
October 16, 2015
Critic Score
77
19 reviews

192. Sufjan Stevens - Carrie & Lowell

March 31, 2015
Critic Score
90
38 reviews

Suf(j)an "Subaru" Stevens comes through with an incredibly sad, personal, and subtle record with Carrie & Lowell.

191. Lil Ugly Mane - Mista Thug Isolation

Lil Ugly Mane - Mista Thug Isolation
February 11, 2012
Critic Score
82
1 review

190. The Weeknd - Trilogy

The Weeknd - Trilogy
November 13, 2012
Critic Score
82
18 reviews

189. Tame Impala - Lonerism

October 9, 2012
Critic Score
87
28 reviews

With a more colorful recording, bolder experiments, and more expansive jams, Australia's Tame Impala shows nothing but improvement on their sophomore effort, Lonerism.

187. Drake - If You're Reading This It's Too Late

February 12, 2015
Critic Score
77
26 reviews

Drake's sounding more confident than ever on a series of somewhat minimal, dark, moody, trap-inspired pop rap beats with contemporary R&B change-ups.

186. Gorguts - Colored Sands

Gorguts - Colored Sands
August 6, 2013
Critic Score
87
5 reviews

185. Bill Callahan - Dream River

September 17, 2013
Critic Score
78
23 reviews

184. MGMT - Congratulations

April 13, 2010
Critic Score
67
29 reviews

183. Jon Hopkins - Immunity

June 3, 2013
Critic Score
84
24 reviews

On Immunity, electronic music producer Jon Hopkins focuses in on the worlds of house and techno, fusing the characteristics of these genres with some pretty atmospheric and grandiose keyboards.

182. Autechre - Exai

Autechre - Exai
February 7, 2013
Critic Score
80
16 reviews

Autechre may be coming from the same cold, analytical place they usually do, but Exai shows that their skills for crafting sound are stronger than ever.

181. Carly Rae Jepsen - E•MO•TION

August 21, 2015
Critic Score
78
24 reviews

Carly Rae Jepsen's latest album is a finely tuned piece of pop.

180. KA - The Night's Gambit

KA - The Night's Gambit
July 13, 2013
Critic Score
82
7 reviews

179. Everything Everything - Get To Heaven

June 15, 2015
Critic Score
81
15 reviews
Everything Everything comes through with a creative, progressive pop album with equal parts eccentricity and accessibility.

178. Jay-Z - 4:44

June 30, 2017
Critic Score
82
30 reviews

Mr. Carter kills his ego and spills the beans on his most intimate album yet.

177. Deerhoof - Breakup Song

Deerhoof - Breakup Song
September 4, 2012
Critic Score
78
17 reviews

176. Little Women - Throat

Little Women - Throat
April 13, 2010
Critic Score
80
4 reviews

175. Anderson .Paak - Oxnard

Anderson .Paak - Oxnard
November 16, 2018
Critic Score
73
22 reviews

Oxnard has a stronger sense of direction than its predecessor and is a breath of fresh air in the current state of pop rap and neo-soul.

174. Portico Quartet - Portico Quartet

Portico Quartet - Portico Quartet
November 13, 2012
Critic Score
78
5 reviews

173. Playboi Carti - Die Lit

Playboi Carti - Die Lit
May 11, 2018
Critic Score
71
9 reviews

Playboi Carti's debut album is intoxicating in its simplicity.

170. Gil Scott-Heron - I'm New Here

February 9, 2010
Critic Score
79
26 reviews

169. Traxman - Da Mind of Traxman

Traxman - Da Mind of Traxman
April 17, 2012
Critic Score
80
7 reviews

168. Lil B - God's Father

Lil B - God's Father
March 7, 2012
Critic Score
67
4 reviews

167. James Ferraro - Far Side Virtual

October 25, 2011
Critic Score
74
6 reviews

166. A$AP Rocky - Live. Love. A$AP

October 31, 2011
Critic Score
79
13 reviews
On ASAP Rocky's full-length debut, the Harlem rapper spits over some of the best production I've heard this year.

164. Ab-Soul - Control System

Ab-Soul - Control System
May 11, 2012
Critic Score
79
10 reviews

163. Solange - A Seat at the Table

September 30, 2016
Critic Score
87
26 reviews
Solange doesn't disappoint on this elegant set of neo-soul track that mix the personal with the political.

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

April 15, 2016
Critic Score
83
19 reviews
Singer-songwriter Sturgill Simpson comes through with the classiest country album I've heard in a while.

161. Lana Del Rey - Norman Fucking Rockwell!

August 30, 2019
Critic Score
86
31 reviews

Lana Del Rey improves as a songwriter by leaps and bounds on NFR.

160. BADBADNOTGOOD - BBNG2

BADBADNOTGOOD - BBNG2
April 3, 2012
Critic Score
85
3 reviews

159. Pusha T - Daytona

May 25, 2018
Critic Score
85
23 reviews

At seven tracks and just over 21 minutes, the Kanye West-helmed DAYTONA is pretty much watertight and finds Pusha T in top form.

158. Indian - From All Purity

Indian - From All Purity
January 21, 2014
Critic Score
79
5 reviews

156. Chelsea Wolfe - Abyss

Chelsea Wolfe - Abyss
August 7, 2015
Critic Score
75
23 reviews

155. Vampire Weekend - Contra

January 11, 2010
Critic Score
79
34 reviews

154. Arcade Fire - The Suburbs

August 3, 2010
Critic Score
89
36 reviews

On Arcade Fire's latest album, they take the most ambitious and immediate elements of their previous albums, and feed them into americana-style songwriting.

152. SZA - Ctrl

June 9, 2017
Critic Score
82
20 reviews

SZA delivers a strong full-length debut that explores the emotional complexities of being the other woman.

151. Deafheaven - Sunbather

June 11, 2013
Critic Score
90
20 reviews

West Coast metal outfit Deafheaven has really improved their sound on this latest outing of theirs, delivering sharper, more triumphant compositions through a barrage of black metal-style instrumentation.

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