#BestOf2021: Top 50 Albums


And the Top 50 albums of the year are…

Low - HEY WHAT1-LOW
HEY WHAT
(Sub Pop)







Cassandra Jenkins - An Overview on Phenomenal Nature2-CASSANDRA JENKINS
An Overview On Phenomenal Nature
(Ba Da Bing!)






Sault - NINE3-SAULT
Nine
(Forever Living Originals)






Nick Cave & Warren Ellis - Carnage4-NICK CAVE AND WARREN ELLIS
Carnage
(Goliath Enterprises)






The Weather Station - Ignorance5-THE WEATHER STATION
Ignorance
(Fat Possum)






Little Simz - Sometimes I Might Be Introvert6-LITTLE SIMZ
Sometimes I Might Be An Introvert
(AGE101)






Japanese Breakfast - Jubilee7-JAPANESE BREAKFAST
Jubilee
(Dead Oceans)






Self Esteem - Prioritise Pleasure8-SELF ESTEEM
Prioritise Pleasure
(Universal)






Dry Cleaning - New Long Leg9-DRY CLEANING
New Long Leg
(4AD)






For Those I Love - For Those I Love10-FOR THOSE I LOVE
For Those I Love
(September)






L'Rain - Fatigue11-L'RAIN
Fatigue
(Mexican Summer)






Tirzah - Colourgrade12-TIRZAH
Colourgrade
(Domino)






Floating Points, Pharoah Sanders & The London Symphony Orchestra - Promises13-FLOATING POINTS & PHAROAH SANDERS WITH THE LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Promises
(Luaka Bop)






Halsey - If I Can't Have Love, I Want Power14-HALSEY
If I Can´t Have Love, I Want Power
(Capitol/UMG)






Karol G - KG051615-KAROL G
KG0516
(UMG)






Jane Weaver - Flock16-JANE WEAVER
Flock
(Fire!)






St. Vincent - Daddy's Home17-ST. VINCENT
Daddy's Home
(Loma Vista)






Maria Arnal i Marcel Bagés - Clamor18-MARIA ARNAL I MARCEL BAGÉS
CLAMOR
(Fina Estampa)






serpentwithfeet - Deacon19-SERPENTWITHFEET
Deacon
(Secretly Canadian)






Spirit of the Beehive - Entertainment, Death20-SPIRIT OF THE BEEHIVE
Entertainment, Death
(Saddle Creek)






Illuminati Hotties - Let Me Do One More21-ILLUMINATI HOTTIES
Let Me Do One More
(Snack Shack Tracks)






Arlo Parks - Collapsed in Sunbeams22-ARLO PARKS
Collapsed In Sunbeams
(Transgressive)






Tyler, the Creator - Call Me If You Get Lost23-TYLER, THE CREATOR
Call Me If You Get Lost
(Columbia)






Lucy Dacus - Home Video24-LUCY DACUS
Home Video
(Matador)






Turnstile - Glow On25-TURNSTILE
Glow On
(Roadrunner)






Faye Webster - I Know I'm Funny haha26-FAYE WEBSTER
I Know I'm Funny Haha
(Secretly Canadian)






Sega Bodega - Romeo27-SEGA BODEGA
Romeo
(NUXXE)






The Goon Sax - Mirror II28-THE GOON SAX
Mirror II
(Matador)






Lana Del Rey - Chemtrails Over the Country Club29-LANA DEL REY
Chemtrails Over The Country Club / Blue Banister
(Polydor/Interscope)



Godspeed You! Black Emperor - G_d's Pee AT STATE'S END!30-GODSPEED YOU! BLACK EMPEROR
g_d's pee AT STATE'S END!
(Constellation)






Vanishing Twin - Ookii Gekkou31-VANISHING TWIN
Ookii Gekkou
(Fire Records)






Arab Strap - As Days Get Dark32-ARAB STRAP
As Days Get Dark
(Rock Action)






Mach-Hommy - Pray for Haiti33-MATCH-HOMMY
Pray For Haiti
(Griselda)






Derby Motoreta's Burrito Kachimba - Hilo negro34-DERBY MOTORETA'S BURRITO CACHIMBA
Hilo Negro
(Primavera Labels/Universal Spain)






Sleaford Mods - Spare Ribs35-SLEAFORD MODS
Spare Ribs
(Rough Trade)






Snail Mail - Valentine36-SNAIL MAIL
Valentine
(Matador)






Helado Negro - Far In37-HELADO NEGRO
Far In
(Private Energy/4AD)






Iceage - Seek Shelter38-ICEAGE
Seek Shelter
(Mexican Summer)






PinkPantheress - To Hell With It39-PINKPANTHERESS
To Hell With It
(Parlophone)






Mdou Moctar - Afrique Victime40-MDOU MOCTAR
Afrique Victimé
(Matador)






Xenia Rubinos - Una rosa41-XENIA RUBINOS
Una Rosa
(Everlasting)






Jane Birkin - Oh ! Pardon tu dormais...42-JANE BIRKIN
Oh! Pardon, Tu Dormais...
(Kachalou)






Jazmine Sullivan - Heaux Tales43-JAZMINE SULLIVAN
Heaux Tales
(RCA)






Arooj Aftab - Vulture Prince44-AROOJ AFTAB
Vulture Prince
(New Amsterdam)






John Grant - Boy From Michigan45-JOHN GRANT
Boy From Michigan
(Bella Union)






Grouper - Shade46-GROUPER
Shade
(Kranky)






black midi - Cavalcade47-BLACK MIDI
Cavalcade
(Rough Trade






Califato ¾ - La contraçeña48-CALIFATO ¾
La Contraçeña
(Breaking Bass)






Kiwi Jr. - Cooler Returns49-KIWI JR.
Cooler Returns
(Sub Pop)






Tinashe - 33350-TINASHE
333
(Equity Distribution)






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