Crack Magazine's Top 50 Albums of 2020

Crack Magazine's Top 50 Albums of 2020

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50.

March 13, 2020
Critic Score
84
19 reviews

44.

August 28, 2020
Critic Score
77
3 reviews

43.

March 27, 2020
Critic Score
86
2 reviews

42.

April 3, 2020
Critic Score
72
4 reviews

38.

March 27, 2020
Critic Score
83
8 reviews

37.

January 17, 2020
Critic Score
76
13 reviews

36.

March 27, 2020
Critic Score
84
36 reviews

While her output as Waxahatchee has always been brave, this album possesses a new kind of strength.

35.

April 3, 2020
Critic Score
77
2 reviews

34.

September 8, 2020
Critic Score
80
1 review

33.

Roza Terenzi - Modern Bliss
April 17, 2020
Critic Score
70
2 reviews

32.

May 29, 2020
Critic Score
77
32 reviews

30.

August 7, 2020
Critic Score
85
13 reviews
Trundling through an expansive but fraught landscape, the narration is preoccupied with minutiae because the true meaning is so large, so fundamental, it’s best stirred up through feeling rather than explained.

28.

October 2, 2020
Critic Score
83
21 reviews

The album is decadent and indulgent at times and it only adds to the allure.

27.

April 24, 2020
Critic Score
80
1 review

25.

July 17, 2020
Critic Score
85
12 reviews

24.

February 14, 2020
Critic Score
80
13 reviews

21.

February 21, 2020
Critic Score
74
25 reviews

A collection of doomed compositions that push that distinctive voice front and centre. This is soul music – that is, music for marching souls off to Hades.

19.

February 29, 2020
Critic Score
82
5 reviews

18.

February 21, 2020
Critic Score
76
33 reviews

The best many artists can hope for is to hold a mirror up to a shared reality and reflect something meaningful, but on Miss Anthropocene, Grimes conceptualises a vision of the future accessible only through her art.

17.

May 15, 2020
Critic Score
90
30 reviews
What Perfume Genius barters in is high camp of the grandest order: the pain, the love, the sorrow, the absurdity of the human condition laid bare for all to see, through the lens of someone whose poetry is forever intertwined with their identity.

14.

June 12, 2020
Critic Score
80
9 reviews

10.

June 18, 2020
Critic Score
88
41 reviews

The emotional clarity of Phoebe Bridgers’ debut Stranger in the Alps was as striking as a kick in the shins. On Punisher, that clarity is hidden behind a smokescreen of uncertainties.

9.

May 15, 2020
Critic Score
83
26 reviews

On Charli XCX’s self-described quarantine album how i’m feeling now, her field of view has never been more vast.

7.

August 7, 2020
Critic Score
75
3 reviews

6.

January 24, 2020
Critic Score
83
11 reviews

5.

March 27, 2020
Critic Score
86
30 reviews

Packed with full-throttle choruses, supple melodies and lashings of attitude, Future Nostalgia is a neon-hued sound of one of the world’s biggest pop stars smashing it out of the park.

4.

April 3, 2020
Critic Score
84
22 reviews

Musically, Heaven to a Tortured Mind could not be further from the work of Richard D James, but when it comes to audaciousness, they’re kindred spirits.

3.

April 10, 2020
Critic Score
78
6 reviews

1.

August 7, 2020
Critic Score
73
3 reviews
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