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The Highest Rated Albums of 2015

1. Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp a Butterfly

Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp a Butterfly
March 16, 2015
Critic Score
95
39 reviews

2. Sufjan Stevens - Carrie & Lowell

Sufjan Stevens - Carrie & Lowell
March 31, 2015
Critic Score
90
38 reviews

3. Mbongwana Star - From Kinshasa

Mbongwana Star - From Kinshasa
May 19, 2015
Critic Score
90
8 reviews

5. Susanne Sundfør - Ten Love Songs

Susanne Sundfør - Ten Love Songs
February 16, 2015
Critic Score
88
5 reviews

6. Joanna Newsom - Divers

Joanna Newsom - Divers
October 23, 2015
Critic Score
88
36 reviews

7. Julia Holter - Have You in My Wilderness

Julia Holter - Have You in My Wilderness
September 25, 2015
Critic Score
87
29 reviews

8. Sleater-Kinney - No Cities to Love

Sleater-Kinney - No Cities to Love
January 20, 2015
Critic Score
87
33 reviews

9. Björk - Vulnicura

Björk - Vulnicura
January 20, 2015
Critic Score
87
31 reviews

11. Steven Wilson - Hand. Cannot. Erase.

Steven Wilson - Hand. Cannot. Erase.
March 3, 2015
Critic Score
86
6 reviews

12. James McMurtry - Complicated Game

James McMurtry - Complicated Game
February 24, 2015
Critic Score
85
6 reviews

13. Kamasi Washington - The Epic

Kamasi Washington - The Epic
May 5, 2015
Critic Score
85
6 reviews

14. Julien Baker - Sprained Ankle

Julien Baker - Sprained Ankle
October 23, 2015
Critic Score
85
12 reviews

15. Zun Zun Egui - Shackles' Gift

Zun Zun Egui - Shackles' Gift
January 27, 2015
Critic Score
84
6 reviews

16. Vince Staples - Summertime '06

Vince Staples - Summertime '06
June 30, 2015
Critic Score
84
22 reviews

17. VHÖL - Deeper Than Sky

VHÖL - Deeper Than Sky
October 23, 2015
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

18. Dave Rawlings Machine - Nashville Obsolete

Dave Rawlings Machine - Nashville Obsolete
September 18, 2015
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

21. Dwight Yoakam - Second Hand Heart

Dwight Yoakam - Second Hand Heart
April 14, 2015
Critic Score
84
7 reviews

22. Hop Along - Painted Shut

Hop Along - Painted Shut
May 5, 2015
Critic Score
84
13 reviews

23. Jlin - Dark Energy

Jlin - Dark Energy
March 24, 2015
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

25. Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba - Ba Power

Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba - Ba Power
April 24, 2015
Critic Score
84
6 reviews
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