Albums of the year 2018

OK, last year’s list disappeared, but the album of the year was Deerhoof’s Mountain Moves, with honourable mentions to Bjork’s Utopia and Stormzy’s Gang Signs And Prayers. Without further ado, onto 2018…

Dead Can Dance top this year’s best of list. Lisa Gerrard’s Twilight Kingdom album topped the list in 2014, making her the first person to have topped the chart on more than one occasion! 😉

  1. Dead Can Dance Dionysus
  2. Janelle Monae Dirty Computer
  3. Richard Thompson 13 Rivers
  4. Young Fathers Cocoa Sugar
  5. Adam Stafford Fire Behind The Curtain
  6. Angelique Kidjo Remain In Light
  7. Miles Hunt The Custodian
  8. Broken Records What We Might Know
  9. Solareye These People Are Me
  10. Mogwai Kin
  11. Anna Calvi Hunter
  12. Breeders All Nerve
  13. Idles Joy As An Act Of Resistance
  14. Arctic Monkeys Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino
  15. Gretchen Peters Dancing With The Beast
  16. Kim Richey Edgeland
  17. Low Double Negative
  18. Spare Snare Sounds Recorded By Steve Albini
  19. Tracey Thorn Dancefloor
  20. Trials Of Cato Hide and Hair

So, I’ve heard way more albums than this, but this were the twenty that stood out for me. An interview with the winners, Dead Can Dance, will be published very shortly

Lest we forget…

2017 Deerhoof Mountain Moves

 2016 David Bowie Blackstar

2015 Bjork Vulnicura

2014 Lisa Gerrard Twilight Kingdom

2013 Dead Flowers Midnight At The Wheel Club

2012 Grimes Genesis

2011 PJ Harvey Let England Shake

2010 DeLorean Subiza

2009 Broken Records Until The Earth Begins To Part

2008 Cave Singers Invitation Songs

2007 Burial Untrue

2006 Camera Obscura Let’s Get Out Of This Country