2017’s Scientifically Proven Best Albums

60 British Sea Power: Let the Dancers Inherit the Party

59 Taylor Swift: Reputation

58 Björk: Utopia

57 Ital Tek: The Speed of Darkness

56 Young M.A: Herstory

55 Amanda Palmer & Edward Ka-Spel: I Can Spin a Rainbow

54 Queens of the Stone Age: Villains

53 Tove Lo: Blue Lips (Lady Wood phase II)

52 Gorillaz: Humanz

51 Japanese Breakfast: Soft Sounds From Another Planet

50 Mogwai: Every Country’s Sun

49 Jaden Smith: SYRE

48 MUNA: About U

47 Big Thief: Capacity

46 Andrew Bird: Echolocations: River

45 And So I Watch You From Afar: The Endless Shimmering

44 Lil Yachty: Teenage Emotion


42 Pixx: The Age of Anxiety

41 Shamir: Revelations

40 Lil Peep: Come Over When You’re Sober Pt.1

39 ANOHNI: Paradise

38 Sufjan Stevens: The Greatest Gift

37 Arcade Fire: Everything Now

36 Ghostpoet: Dark Days + Canapes

35 Arca: Arca

34 Mark Lanegan Band: Gargoyle

33 Various Artists: Tegan and Sara Present The Con X: Covers

32 Jay-Zed: 4:44

31 Sufjan Stevens, Bryce Dessner, Nico Muhly & James McAllister: Planetarium

30 Alvvays: Antisocialites

29 Future: Future

28 Blanck Mass: World Eater

27 Spoon: Hot Thoughts

26 Public Service Broadcasting: Every Valley

25 Vince Staples: Big Fish Theory

25 PVRIS: All We Know of Heaven, All We Need of Hell

24 Waxahatchee: Out In the Storm


21 EMA: Exile in the Outer Ring

20 Tyler, the Creator: Scum Fuck Flower Boy

19 Protomartyr: Relatives in Descent

18 Charli XCX: No.1 Angel

17 Moses Sumney: Aromanticism

16 Lupe Fiasco: DROGAS Light

15 Rina Sawayama: RINA

14 Ibeyi: Ash

13 Hotelier: Home, Like Noplace There Is

12 The Magnetic Fields: 50 Song Memoir

11 The National: Sleep Well Beast

10 Miguel: War & Leisure

9 Jane Weaver: Modern Kosmolosy

8 LCD Soundsystem: american dream


6 Fever Ray: Plunge

5 Out Lines: Conflats

4 alt-J: Relaxer

3 Kendrick Lamar: DAMN

2 Lorde: Melodrama

1 Perfume Genius: No Shape


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