2019

Now I’m standing on the shore
All the animals roam the beaches
Sea creatures rise out of the sea
And I’m standing on the shore
Everyone begins to run
The kid drops his bucket and spade and climbs into the sun

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds “Hollywood”

End of year list – Best international Album – 2019

Note: Only one album pr. artist allowed

Top 20

1. NICK CAVE & THE BAD SEEDS – GHOSTEEN

2. Leonard Cohen – Thanks for the Dance
3. Girl Band – The Talkies
4. Elbow – Giants of All Sizes
5. Fontaines D.C. – Dogrel
6. Michael Kiwanuka – Kiwanuka
7. Kate Tempest – The Book Of Traps And Lessons
8. Iggy Pop – Free
9. Thom Yorke – ANIMA
10. Clinic – Wheeltappers and Shunters

11. Andrew Bird – My Finest Work Yet
12. Rustin Man – Drift Code
13. Foals – Part 1 + 2 Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost
14. Robert Forster – Inferno
15. Richard Hawley – Further
16. Tindersticks – No Treasure But Hope
17. Kevin Morby – Oh My God
18. Jim James, Teddy Abrams & Louisville Orchestra – The Order Of Nature
19. The Murder Capital – When I Have Fears
20. Purple Mountains – Purple Mountains

Top 100

Note: Playlist contains the full Top 100

21. Mattiel – Satis Factory
22. TaxiWars – Artificial Horizon
23. Wilco – Ode to Joy
24. Mark Lanegan – Somebody’s Knocking
25. Lars Winnerbäck – Eldtuppen
26. Peter Perrett – Humanworld
27. Swans – leaving meaning.
28. Lee Fields & The Expressions – It Rains Love
29. Sleaford Mods – Eton Alive
30. Not Waving & Dark Mark – Downwelling

31. The Flaming Lips – King’s Mouth
32. Nick Waterhouse – Nick Waterhouse
33. A.A. Bondy – Enderness
34. Khruangbin – Hasta El Cielo
35. William Doyle – Your Wilderness Revisited
36. The National – I Am Easy to Find
37. Steve Gunn – The Unseen In Between
38. Durand Jones & The Indications – American Love Call
39. Sharon Van Etten – Remind Me Tomorrow
40. Fat White Family – Serfs Up!

41. Vic Godard – Mums’ Revenge
42. Kim Gordon – No Home Record
43. Mercury Rev – Bobbie Gentry’s The Delta Sweete Revisited
44. Modern Nature – How To Live
45. Comet Gain – Fireraisers Forever!
46. bob hund – 0-100
47. Marissa Nadler & Stephen Brodsky – Droneflower
48. Ratso – Stubborn Heart
49. Whitney – Forever Turned Around
50. Stephen Malkmus – Groove Denied

51. Moon Duo – Stars Are the Light
52. Life – A Picture Of Good Health
53. Deerhunter – Why Hasn’t Everything Already Disappeared?
54. Edwyn Collins – Badbea
55. CTMF – Last Punk Standing
56. Ezra Furman – Twelve Nudes
57. Yak – Pursuit Of Momentary Happiness
58. The Brian Jonestown Massacre – The Brian Jonestown Massacre
59. Craig Finn – I Need A New War
60. Steve Mason – About The Light

61. The Specials – Encore
62. Cass McCombs – Tip of the Sphere
63. Jenny Lewis – On The Line
64. Bill Callahan – Shepherd in a Sheepskin Vest
65. Richard Dawson – 2020
66. The Comet Is Coming – Trust In The Lifeforce Of The Deep Mystery
67. Trudy and the Romance – Sandman
68. Mikal Cronin – Seeker
69. Michael Nau – Less Ready to Go
70. James Yorkston – The Route To The Harmonium

71. Aldous Harding – Designer
72. Jeremy Ivey – The Dream And The Dreamer
73. Fader – In Shadow
74. Karen O & Danger Mouse – Lux Prima
75. Cage The Elephant – Social Cues
76. L’Epee – Diabolique
77. Toy – Songs of Consumption
78. Feet – What’s Inside is More Than Just Ham
79. Amanda Palmer – There Will Be No Intermission
80. Snapped Ankles – Stunning Luxury

81. White Denim – Side Effects
82. King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Fishing For Fishies
83. Bill Ryder-Jones – Yawny Yawn
84. Uniform & The Body – Everything That Dies Someday Comes Back
85. Liam Gallagher – Why Me? Why Not
86. Pat Dam Smyth – The Last King
87. Dead Slow Hoot – No Reunions
88. Weyes Blood – Titanic Rising
89. Angel Olsen – All Mirrors
90. The Raconteurs – Help Us Stranger

91. Babybird – Photosynthesis
92. Lloyd Cole – Guesswork
93. Balthazar – Fever
94. Big Thief – U.F.O.F.
95. Black Pumas – Black Pumas
96. Africa Express – Egoli
97. The Jay Vons – The Word
98. Bon Iver – i,i
99. Hannah Peel, Will Burns – Chalk Hill Blue
100. Sturgill Simpson – Sound & Fury

The best of the rest

Top 101-175

Note: In no perticular order

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