Uncut's 75 Best Albums of 2017

Uncut's 75 Best Albums of 2017

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25.

October 13, 2017
Critic Score
82
20 reviews

24.

October 20, 2017
Critic Score
79
17 reviews

All American Made marks both a hardening and a deepening of Price’s sound. You could say it sounds more Memphis than Nashville.

23.

Chuck Johnson - Balsams
June 9, 2017
Critic Score
81
2 reviews

22.

January 27, 2017
Critic Score
79
29 reviews

21.

March 10, 2017
Critic Score
83
40 reviews
This is an exploration of femininity in all its variants; in its power, mystery and vulnerability; above all, in its mutability.

20.

August 18, 2017
Critic Score
77
31 reviews

19.

September 22, 2017
Critic Score
81
14 reviews

What is startling is the abundance of new ideas and feeling of renewed vitality on Music For The Age Of Miracles, qualities that make the songs as compelling as any the band have recorded.

18.

June 16, 2017
Critic Score
91
43 reviews

17.

April 7, 2017
Critic Score
82
13 reviews

Juana Molina doesn’t make records very often, but the speed of her evolution means that Halo – haunting, bassy and electronic – is light years away from, say, the fragile, trebly and acoustic Son.

16.

May 19, 2017
Critic Score
79
12 reviews

14.

January 27, 2017
Critic Score
79
21 reviews

Second proper album from rootless songwriter Julie Byrne rejects the idea of the great outdoors as a limitless confession booth, and makes it into a legitimate source of desire.

13.

April 7, 2017
Critic Score
82
40 reviews

For Tillman, Pure Comedy represents a deepening of his artistry, and perhaps, a reaction to the hollowness, the absurdity of success.

12.

June 30, 2017
Critic Score
81
14 reviews

11.

May 5, 2017
Critic Score
82
34 reviews

10.

March 10, 2017
Critic Score
82
22 reviews

9.

October 13, 2017
Critic Score
86
46 reviews

8.

October 13, 2017
Critic Score
80
38 reviews

7.

September 8, 2017
Critic Score
84
45 reviews

6.

June 2, 2017
Critic Score
84
13 reviews
Bold and dense, tragic and hilarious, this is a record that binds together history, fantasy and personal revelation into a brilliant, uncompromising epic that shines like a beacon of hope in dark times.

5.

May 5, 2017
Critic Score
80
12 reviews

4.

October 6, 2017
Critic Score
83
11 reviews
No one else is writing true-life songs with such a command of nuance and ellipsis, with such generosity of unguarded emotion and careful economy of means, like Sam Shepard writing haiku.

3.

April 14, 2017
Critic Score
93
41 reviews

2.

August 25, 2017
Critic Score
76
44 reviews
The result is some of the richest, most compelling and least lonely-sounding music of Granduciel’s career.

1.

September 1, 2017
Critic Score
85
46 reviews
Original Source: http://www.uncut.co.uk/publication/uncut/january-2018
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