Artists With 4+ Must Hear Albums

Which artists do critics go absolutely nuts for? Who is so consistent in their quality that critics will praise this many of their releases? Let's find out.

Requirements for must hear label: 15 critic ratings with an average above 80

The album on the list is the highest rated album by critics with a must hear label

Laura Marling - Song For Our Daughter
Laura Marling
Must Hear Albums: 6

-I Speak Because I Can (2010)
-A Creature I Don't Know (2011)
-Once I Was An Eagle (2013)
-Short Movie (2015)
-Semper Femina (2017)
-Song For Our Daughter (2020)
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Ghosteen
88
Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds
Must Hear Albums: 5

-Abattoir Blues / The Lyre Of Orpheus (2004)
-Dig!!! Lazarus Dig!!! (2008)
-Push The Sky Away (2013)
-Skeleton Tree (2016)
-Ghosteen (2019)
The National - High Violet
The National
Must Hear Albums: 4

-Boxer (2007)
-High Violet (2010)
-Trouble Will Find Me (2013)
-Sleep Well Beast (2017)
Leonard Cohen - You Want It Darker
Leonard Cohen
Must Hear Albums: 4

-Old Ideas (2010)
-Popular Problems (2014)
-You Want It Darker (2016)
-Thanks For The Dance (2019)
Bon Iver - 22, A Million
96
Bon Iver
Must Hear Albums: 4

-For Emma, Forever Ago (2007)
-Bon Iver, Bon Iver (2011)
-22, A Million (2016)
-i,i (2019)
Neko Case - Fox Confessor Brings the Flood
64
Neko Case (+ case/lang/veirs)
Must Hear Albums: 4

-Fox Confessor Brings The Flood (2006)
-The Worse Things Get... (2013)
-case/lang/veirs (2016)
-Hell-On (2018)
Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp a Butterfly
100
Kendrick Lamar
Must Hear Albums: 4

-good kid, m.A.A.d city (2012)
-To Pimp A Butterfly (2015)
-untitled unmastered. (2016)
-DAMN. (2017)
St. Vincent - St. Vincent
St. Vincent
Must Hear Albums: 4

-Actor (2009)
-Strange Mercy (2011)
-St. Vincent (2014)
-MASSEDUCTION (2017)
Animal Collective - Merriweather Post Pavilion
Animal Collective
Must Hear Albums: 4

-Feels (2005)
-Strawberry Jam (2007)
-Merriweather Post Pavilion (2009)
-Fall Be Kind (2009)
Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
99
Kanye West (+ KIDS SEE GHOSTS)
Must Hear Albums: 4

-Late Registration (2005)
-My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (2010)
-Yeezus (2015)
-KIDS SEE GHOSTS (2018)
LCD Soundsystem - American Dream
LCD Soundystem
Must Hear Albums: 4

-LCD Soundsystem (2005)
-Sound Of Silver (2007)
-This Is Happening (2010)
-American Dream (2017)
Bob Dylan - Rough and Rowdy Ways
Bob Dylan
Must Hear Albums: 4

-Modern Times (2006)
-Tempest (2012)
-Shadows In The Night (2015)
-Rough And Rowdy Ways (2020)
Phoebe Bridgers - Punisher
94
Phoebe Bridgers (+ boygenius & Better Oblivion Community Centre)

Must Hear Albums: 4

-Stranger In The Alps (2017)
-boygenius EP (2018)
-Better Oblivion Community Centre (2019)
-Punisher (2020)
Flying Lotus - You're Dead!
91
Flying Lotus
Must Hear Albums: 4

-Los Angeles (2008)
-Cosmogramma (2010)
-Until The Quiet Comes (2012)
-You're Dead! (2014)
Fleet Foxes - Fleet Foxes
86
Fleet Foxes
Must Hear Albums: 4

-Fleet Foxes (2008)
-Helplessness Blues (2011)
-Crack-Up (2017)
-Shore (2020)
Run the Jewels - RTJ4
89
Run The Jewels
Must Hear Albums: 4

-Run The Jewels (2013)
-Run The Jewels 2 (2014)
-Run The Jewels 3 (2016)
-RTJ4 (2020)
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1mo
@Ayemdee There's probably more out there, this is just what I've found so far
1mo
Good list! Is this all there is?
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