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  1. 8.3

    ADM Rating
    Honey

    Robyn

    Honey

    First solo album for eight years from the Swedish pop star includes collaborations with Joseph Mount of Metronomy, Klas Åhlund and Adam Bainbridge

    Added: 25/10/2018

     
  2. 8.3

    Negative Capability

    Marianne Faithfull

    Negative Capability

    Album number twenty one by English singer-songwriter featuring contributions from artists including Warren Ellis, Nick Cave, Rob Ellis, Ed Harcourt and Mark Lanegan

    Added: 01/11/2018

     
  3. 8.3

    You Won't Get What You Want

    Daughters

    You Won't Get What You Want

    First studio album in eight years by Rhode Island noise-rock quartet

    Added: 29/10/2018

     
  4. 8.1

    boygenius

    boygenius

    boygenius

    Debut EP of indie folk rock from Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers and Lucy Dacus

    Added: 07/11/2018

     
  5. 8.0

    Interstate Gospel

    Pistol Annies

    Interstate Gospel

    Third album for the country trio Miranda Lambert, Ashley Monroe and Angaleena Presley produced by Frank Liddell (Miranda Lambert, Eli Young Band)

    Added: 03/11/2018

     
  6. 7.9

    Here If You Listen

    David Crosby

    Here If You Listen

    Seventh full-length release by veteran singer-songwriter of The Byrds and Crosby, Stills and Nash in collaboration with Becca Stevens, Michael League and Michelle Willis

    Added: 26/10/2018

     
  7. 7.9

    Holy Hell

    Architects

    Holy Hell

    Album number eight from the Brighton metal core band and first since the death of main songwriter Tom Searle in August 2016

    Added: 09/11/2018

     
  8. 7.9

    Laws Of Motion

    Karine Polwart

    Laws Of Motion

    Album number seven by prominent Scottish singer-writer, theatre maker and storyteller recently named Folk Singer Of The Year at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards

    Added: 24/10/2018

     
  9. 7.8

    Saturn

    Nao

    Saturn

    Second studio album by British R&B artist featuring guest appearances from Kwabs and SiR

    Added: 25/10/2018

     
  10. 7.8

    Black Velvet

    Charles Bradley

    Black Velvet

    Posthumous release from the R&B/soul singer featuring songs recorded during sessions from his previous three albums

    Added: 09/11/2018

     
  11. 7.8

    Julia Holter

    Aviary

    Fifth studio album by Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter inspired by a 2009 short story by Lebanese-American poet and essayist Etel Adnan

    Added: 24/10/2018

     
  12. 7.7

    Behemoth

    I Loved You At Your Darkest

    Self-produced album number eleven by Polish death metal veterans featuring a seventeen-piece orchestra arranged by Jan Stoklosa

    Added: 09/10/2018

     
  13. 7.7

    Thom Yorke

    Suspira OST

    Original score by Radiohead’s Thom Yorke, including 5 original songs soundtracking the remake of Dario Argento’s cult classic directed by Luca Guadagnino

    Added: 26/10/2018

     
  14. 7.6

    High On Fire

    Electric Messiah

    Eighth full-length studio release by California-based heavy metal outfit in tribute to Motörhead's Lemmy Kilmister and produced by Kurt Ballou

    Added: 10/10/2018

     
  15. 7.6

    Neneh Cherry

    Broken Politics

    Fifth studio release by Swedish singer-songwriter and rapper produced by Four Tet

    Added: 15/10/2018

     
  16. 7.5

    Miya Folick

    Premonitions

    Debut full-length release by Californian indie-pop singer-songwriter co-produced with Justin Raisen (Charli XCX, Angel Olsen)

    Added: 26/10/2018

     
  17. 7.5

    St Vincent

    MassEducation

    Acoustic version of the 2017 album Masseduction featuring just Annie Clark on vocals and Thomas Bartlett on piano

    Added: 12/10/2018

     
  18. 7.5

    Elvis Costello & The Imposters

    Look Now

    First new release since 2008 with back-up band The Imposters by veteran English singer-songwriter recorded in Hollywood, New York City and Vancouver and featuring an appearance by Burt Bacharach

    Added: 11/10/2018

     
  19. 7.5

    J Mascis

    Elastic Days

    Fourth solo album from the Dinosaur Jr alt.rock mainman featuring guest vocals from Pall Jenkins (Black Heart Procession), Mark Mulcahy and Zoë Randell(Luluc)

    Added: 08/11/2018

     
  20. 7.5

    Bill Ryder-Jones

    Yawn

    Fourth solo studio album by British indie singer-songwriter self-produced and featuring guest vocals from The Orielles and Our Girl

    Added: 30/10/2018

     
  21. 7.4

    Kurt Vile

    Bottle It In

    Seventh solo studio release by American slacker-rock singer-songwriter and guitarist

    Added: 09/10/2018

     
  22. 7.4

    Cloud Nothings

    Last Building Burning

    Fifth studio album by American indie punk four-piece recorded in eight days and produced by a legend of heavy music, Randall Dunn (Sunn O))), Earth, Oren Ambarchi, Marissa Nadler, Black Mountain)

    Added: 18/10/2018

     
  23. 7.4

    Colter Wall

    Songs Of The Plains

    Second full-length album from the Canadian singer-songwriter was produced by Dave Cobb (Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, Chris Stapleton, Sturgill Simpson)

    Added: 12/10/2018

     
  24. 7.4

    Dead Can Dance

    Dionysus

    Ninth studio album of avant-garde goth rock from Australian duo Lisa Gerrard and Brendan Perry, six years after their last

    Added: 05/11/2018

     
  25. 7.3

    Laura Jane Grace And The Devouring Mothers

    Bought To Rot

    Side project from the Against Me! singer/guitarist featuring Atom Willard and Marc Hudson

    Added: 09/11/2018

     
  26. 7.3

    Vince Staples

    FM!

    Third full-length album from the Long Beach, California rapper with guest appearances from Kamaiyah, E-40, Jay Rock, Kehlani, Earl Sweatshirt, Buddy and Tyga

    Added: 06/11/2018

     
  27. 7.3

    Madeline Kenney

    Perfect Shapes

    Second full-length release by Pacific Northwestern indie singer-songwriter produced by Wye Oak's Jenn Wasner

    Added: 09/10/2018

     
  28. 7.2

    The Good, The Bad & The Queen

    Merrie Land

    Second studio album from alt-rock supergroup (Damon Albarn, Paul Simonon, Tony Allen and Simon Tong) produced by Tony Visconti

    Added: 15/11/2018

     
  29. 7.2

    John Grant

    Love is Magic

    Fourth solo studio release by acclaimed American singer-songwriter and former frontman of The Czars in collaboration with producer Paul Alexander (Midlake)

    Added: 08/10/2018

     
  30. 7.2

    John Carpenter

    Halloween OST

    Original Soundtrack to the 2018 motion picture paying homage to the classic Halloween score that Carpenter composed and recorded in 1978

    Added: 25/10/2018

     

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