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  1. 8.9

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    Rough and Rowdy Ways

    Bob Dylan

    Rough and Rowdy Ways

    The 39th album and first release of original songs since Tempest in 2012 from the legendary singer-songwriter

    Added: 15/06/2020

     
  2. 8.6

    Summerlong

    Rose City Band

    Summerlong

    Second album from Ripley Johnson's (Wooden Shjips/Moon Duo) side project

    Added: 19/06/2020

     
  3. 8.4

    Punisher

    Phoebe Bridgers

    Punisher

    Second album from the LA indie rock singer-songwriter featuring contributions from Conor Oberst, Julien Baker, Lucy Dacus, Blake Mills, Jenny Lee Lindberg and Nick Zinner

    Added: 15/06/2020

     
  4. 8.2

    What's Your Pleasure?

    Jessie Ware

    What's Your Pleasure?

    Fourth album from the English R&B pop star working with producers Benji B, James Ford (Simian Mobile Disco), Midland, Joseph Mount (Metronomy), Matthew Tavares

    Added: 23/06/2020

     
  5. 8.2

    Homegrown

    Neil Young

    Homegrown

    The latest release from the legendary Canadian singer-songwriter previously unreleased album from 1975 that was cancelled in favour of Tonight's the Night

    Added: 18/06/2020

     
  6. 8.2

    Women In Music Pt. III

    Haim

    Women In Music Pt. III

    Third studio album from the LA pop rock trio Este, Danielle and Alana Haim produced by Rostam Batmanglij, Ariel Rechtshaid and Buddy Ross

    Added: 19/06/2020

     
  7. 8.2

    Beyond The Pale

    JARV IS

    Beyond The Pale

    Debut album from the rock band led by former Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker

    Added: 16/07/2020

     
  8. 8.0

    Kitchen Sink

    Nadine Shah

    Kitchen Sink

    Fourth album from the South Tyneside singer-songwriter of Pakistani-Norwegian heritage produced by Ben Hillier (Depeche Mode, Graham Coxon, Gang of Four)

    Added: 25/06/2020

     
  9. 7.9

    Room For The Moon

    Kate NV

    Room For The Moon

    Third full-length solo release from the Moscow-based avant-pop artist

    Added: 17/06/2020

     
  10. 7.8

    A Quickening

    Orlando Weeks

    A Quickening

    Solo debut from the former Maccabees frontman written about the experience of becoming a first-time father

    Added: 12/06/2020

     
  11. 7.8

    Arca

    KiCk i

    Fourth album from London-based Venezuelan electronic producer Alejandra Ghersi who's worked with FKA Twigs, Bjork and Kanye West

    Added: 25/06/2020

     
  12. 7.7

    Coriky

    Coriky

    Debut album from the punk rock band featuring Ian MacKaye (Minor Threat, Fugazi, The Evens), Amy Farina (The Warmers, The Evens) and Joe Lally (Fugazi, The Messthetics)

    Added: 29/06/2020

     
  13. 7.7

    Bdrmm

    Bdrmm

    Debut album from the Hull, UK-based dream pop / shoegaze five-piece led by Ryan Smith

    Added: 06/07/2020

     
  14. 7.7

    Keleketla!

    Keleketla!

    Album from the South African and British collective led by Coldcut, founders of the Ninja Tune label

    Added: 04/07/2020

     
  15. 7.7

    Protomartyr

    Ultimate Success Today

    Fifth studio album from the Detroit post-punk quartet produced by David Tolomei

    Added: 15/07/2020

     
  16. 7.7

    Paul Weller

    On Sunset

    Album number fifteen from the former Jam and Style Council frontman

    Added: 26/06/2020

     
  17. 7.7

    Jehnny Beth

    To Love Is To Live

    Debut solo album from the Savages front woman working with producer Flood (U2, PJ Harvey), Nine Inch Nails’ Atticus Ross, the xx’s Romy Madley Croft and her longtime partner Johnny Hostile

    Added: 11/06/2020

     
  18. 7.7

    Rufus Wainwright

    Unfollow The Rules

    Tenth album and first in eight years from the Canadian baroque pop singer-songwriter produced by Mitchell Froom (Suzanne Vega, Los Lobos)

    Added: 08/07/2020

     
  19. 7.6

    Norah Jones

    Pick Me Up Off The Floor

    Latest album from the jazz/pop singer-songwriter features outtakes from 2016's Daylight Again

    Added: 12/06/2020

     
  20. 7.6

    Julianna Barwick

    Healing Is A Miracle

    Fourth album from the Louisiana-born, Brooklyn-based singer whose ambient music is built around multiple loops and layers of her voice

    Added: 09/07/2020

     
  21. 7.6

    Bananagun

    The True Story of Bananagun

    Debut full-length album from the Melbourne-based psych-rock five-piece

    Added: 24/06/2020

     
  22. 7.6

    Ohmme

    Fantasize Your Ghost

    Second full-length album from the Chicago experimental pop duo of Sima Cunningham and Macie Stewart

    Added: 08/06/2020

     
  23. 7.6

    Lianne La Havas

    Lianne La Havas

    Third album and first in five years from the English soul singer working with long-term collaborator Matt Hales

    Added: 16/07/2020

     
  24. 7.6

    Brigid Mae Power

    Head Above The Water

    Third album from the Irish folk singer-songwriter recorded with her husband Peter Broderick and Alasdair Roberts

    Added: 05/06/2020

     
  25. 7.6

    Khruangbin

    Mordechai

    Third album from the Texan trio influenced by Middle Eastern and Mediterranean music produced by Steve Christensen

    Added: 25/06/2020

     
  26. 7.5

    A.A. Williams

    Forever Blue

    Debut full-length album from the London-based classically trained cellist, pianist and multi-instrumentalist

    Added: 03/07/2020

     
  27. 7.5

    The Beths

    Jump Rope Gazers

    Second album of indie pop from the Auckland, New Zealand four-piece produced by guitarist Jonathan Pearce

    Added: 07/07/2020

     
  28. 7.5

    Chloe x Halle

    Ungodly Hour

    Second full-length album from the R&B sisters featuring guest appearances from Swae Lee and Mike Will Made-It

    Added: 26/06/2020

     
  29. 7.5

    100 Gecs

    1000 gecs and The Tree of Clues

    Remix album of their debut 1000 Cegs from St. Louis experimental pop duo Dylan Brady and Laura Les

    Added: 13/07/2020

     
  30. 7.5

    Margo Price

    That's How Rumors Get Started

    Third studio album from the Nashville-based singer-songwriter produced by Sturgill Simpson

    Added: 09/07/2020

     

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