2018

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End of year list – Best international Album – 2018

The Album Top 20

1. LOW | DOUBLE NEGATIVE

2. Gaz Coombes | World’s Strongest Man
3. Idles | Joy as an Act of Resistance.
4. Bryan Ferry | Bitter-Sweet
5. Shame | Songs of Praise
6. Bambara | Shadow On Everything
7. Spiritualized | And Nothing Hurt
8. Arctic Monkeys | Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino
9. The Good, the Bad & the Queen | Merrie Land
10. Beak> | >>>

11. Baxter Dury & Étienne de Crécy & Delilah Holliday | B.E.D
12. Cat Power | Wanderer
13. David Byrne | American Utopia
14. Kurt Vile | Bottle It In
15. New War | Coin
16. Gruff Rhys | Babelsberg
17. Paul Weller | True Meanings
18. L.A. Salami | The City of Bootmakers
19. Phosphorescent | C’est La Vie
20. Amen Dunes | Freedom

The Album Top 100

Note: Playlist contains the full Top 100

21. Richard Swift | The Hex
22. Young Fathers | Cocoa Sugar
23. Cut Worms | Hollow Ground
24. Elvis Costello & The Imposters | Look Now (Deluxe Edition)
25. Jeff Tweedy | WARM
26. The James Hunter Six | Whatever It Takes
27. Bill Ryder-Jones | Yawn
28. Zeal & Ardor | Stranger Fruit
29. Mark Lanegan & Duke Garwood | With Animals
30. Ought | Room Inside the World

31. Ezra Furman | Transangelic Exodus
32. J Mascis | Elastic Days
33. Neneh Cherry | Broken Politics
34. Avantgardet | Alla Känner Apan
35. Parquet Courts | Wide Awake!
36. Jack Ladder | Blue Poles
37. Matt Maltese | Bad Contestant
38. The Velvet Hands | Party’s Over
39. Durand Jones & The Indications | Durand Jones & The Indications
40. Marianne Faithfull | Negative Capability

41. Lark | The Last Woman
42. Tess Parks & Anton Newcombe | Tess Parks & Anton Newcombe
43. She Drew The Gun | Revolution Of Mind
44. Aidan Moffat & RM Hubbert & Siobhan Wilson | Here Lies The Body
45. Jerry David DeCicca | Time the Teacher
46. Viagra Boys | Street Worms
47. Khruangbin | Con Todo El Mundo
48. Mattiel | Mattiel
49. The Blinders | Columbia
50. Shakey Graves | Can’t Wake Up

51. Paul Simon | In the Blue Light
52. Charles Bradley | Black Velvet
53. Johnny Marr | Call The Comet
54. Anna Calvi | Hunter
55. Sons Of Kemet | Your Queen Is A Reptile
56. Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever | Hope Downs
57. Foxwarren | Foxwarren
58. White Denim | Performance
59. Father John Misty | God’s Favorite Customer
60. Death Cab for Cutie | Thank You for Today

61. Paul Kelly | Nature
62. J.P. Bimeni, The Black Belts | Free Me
63. Neko Case | Hell-On
64. King Tuff | The Other
65. Yves Tumor | Safe In The Hands of Love
66. Eleanor Friedberger | Rebound
67. No Age | Snares Like a Haircut
68. Gorillaz | The Now Now
69. Charles Watson | Now That I’m A River
70. Israel Nash | Lifted

71. The Black Delta Movement | Preservation
72. The Limiñanas | Shadow People
73. Jaye Jayle | No Trail and Other Unholy Paths
74. Ed Schrader’s Music Beat | Riddles
75. The Buttertones | Midnight in a Moonless Dream
76. Paul McCartney | Egypt Station
77. Mien | Mien
78. Courtney Barnett | Tell Me How You Really Feel
79. Sällskapet & Andrea Schroeder | Disparition
80. Elephant Micah | Genericana

81. Uniform | The Long Walk
82. Ty Segall | Fudge Sandwich
83. Interpol | Marauder
84. Pete Williams | H.O.L.L.A.N.D
85. Jack White | Boarding House Reach
86. Suede | The Blue Hour
87. Thought Gang | Thought Gang
88. John Parish | Bird Dog Dante
89. The KVB | Only Now Forever
90. Ernie Hawks & The Soul Investigators | Scorpio Man

91. Matt Deighton | Doubtless Dauntless
92. Pan Amsterdam | The Pocket Watch
93. Ryley Walker | The Lillywhite Sessions
94. Daniel Knox, Nina Nastasia | Chasescene
95. Malcolm Middleton | Bananas
96. Slaves | Acts Of Fear And Love
97. John Bramwell | Leave Alone the Empty Spaces
98. Nick Ellis | Speakers’ Corner
99. Micah P. Hinson | When I Shoot At You With Arrows…
100. Franz Ferdinand | Always Ascending

The Album top 101-200

Warm Drag | Warm Drag
The Nightingales | Perish The Thought
Facs | Negative Houses
Håkan Hellström | Illusioner
The Coral | Move Through the Dawn
Tracey Thorn | Record
Willard Grant Conspiracy | Untethered
Field Music | Open Here
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats | Tearing at the Seams
Big Red Machine | Big Red Machine
Goat Girl | Goat Girl
Albert Hammond, Jr. | Francis Trouble
Yo La Tengo | There’s a Riot Going On
The Wave Pictures | Look Inside Your Heart
Orions Belte | Mint
Liars | Titles With The Word Fountain
Insecure Men | Insecure Men
Lonnie Holley | MITH
Manic Street Preachers | Resistance Is Futile
Donny McCaslin | Blow.
Sudakistan | Swedish Cobra
The Goon Sax | We’re Not Talking
Warmduscher | Whale City
RVG | A Quality of Mercy
Nils Frahm | All Melody
The Spitfires | Year Zero
Leon Bridges | Good Thing
Wooden Shjips | V.
Simon Love | Sincerely, S. Love X
Papercuts | Parallel Universe Blues
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club | King of Bones
Kathryn Joseph | From When I Wake The Want Is
Jim James | Uniform Distortion
BC Camplight | Deportation Blues
Exploded View | Obey
Ray LaMontagne | Such A Simple Thing
Madeleine Peyroux | Anthem
Graham Coxon | The End Of The F***ing World
Marissa Nadler | For My Crimes
Eels | The Deconstruction
Psychic Markers | Hardly Strangers
Preoccupations | New Material
The Moondoggies | A Love Sleeps Deep
Anna von Hausswolff | Dead Magic
Okkervil River | In The Rainbow Rain
Unknown Mortal Orchestra | Sex & Food
The Midnight Hour | The Midnight Hour
Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks | Sparkle Hard
The Purrs | Destroy the Sun
Spring King | A Better Life
Vera Sola | Shades
Hailey Tuck | Junk
Kamasi Washington | Heaven and Earth
Scott Hirsch | Lost Time Behind the Moon
M. Ward | What a Wonderful Industry
Amy Rigby | The Old Guys
Art Brut | Wham! Bang! Pow! Let’s Rock out!
Boy Azooga | Do the Standing Still
The Fernweh | The Fernweh
Mick Harvey & Christopher Richard Barker | The Fall and Rise of Edgar…
Calvin Johnson | A Wonderful Beast
Van Morrison & Joey DeFrancesco | You’re Driving Me Crazy
Tim Burgess | As I Was Now
Gengahr | Where Wildness Grows
Christian Kjellvander | Wild Hxmans
Daniel Blumberg | Minus
John Grant | Love Is Magic
Calexico | The Thread That Keeps Us
The Decemberists | I’ll Be Your Girl
Andy Jenkins | Sweet Bunch
Thom Yorke | Suspiria
The Soft Moon | Criminal
Joseph Malik | Diverse, Pt. 2
Escape-ism | The Lost Record
Beach House | 7
DeVotchKa | This Night Falls Forever
Cullen Omori | The Diet
Josh Rouse | Love in the Modern Age
Miles Kane | Coup De Grace
Guided By Voices | Space Gun
The Men | Drift
DMA’S | For Now
Shida Shahabi | Homes
The Breeders | All Nerve
Spain | Mandala Brush
Simone Felice | The Projector
Luke Haines | I Sometimes Dream of Glue
Lord Huron | Vide Noir
Summers Sons | Uhuru
Dr. Dog | Critical Equation
Tom Misch, GoldLink | Geography
Cedric Burnside | Benton County Relic
Gift Wrap | Losing Count
Hot Snakes | Jericho Sirens
James | Living in Extraordinary Times
Josh T. Pearson | The Straight Hits!
Ron Gallo | Stardust Birthday Party
Amanda Shires | To the Sunset
John Prine | The Tree of Forgiveness
Bettye LaVette | Things Have Changed

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