2021 – BEST INTERNATIONAL ALBUM

It´s that time again – the mandatory End of year lists.

Last night my beloved was like the moon
So beautiful

….مانگ لے بندے تو

مانگ لے بندے تو

تو اپنے مولا سے تو

خالی گیا نہ کوی

ان کے در سے

مانگ لے بندے تو

Arroj Aftab “Last night”

Best International album – top 20

Best International album – top 75

As always only one album from an artist allowed.

TOP 20

I. AROOJ AFTAB – VULTURE PRINCE

II. Arlo Parks – Collapsed In Sunbeams
III. Thåström – Dom som skiner
IV. Nick Cave & Warren Ellis – Carnage
V. Damon Albarn – The Nearer The Fountain, More Pure The Stream Flows
VI. Jenny Wilson – Mästerverket
VII. Elbow – Flying Dream 1
VIII. Curtis Harding – If Words Were Flowers
IX. Idles – Crawler
X. Low – Hey What

XI. Arab Strap – As Days Get Dark
XII. Viagra Boys – Welfare Jazz
XIII. Squid – Bright Green Field
XIV. Joan As Police Woman, Tony Allen & Dave Okumu – The Solution Is Restless
XV. Tindersticks – Distractions
XVI. The Coral – Coral Island
XVII. Sons Of Kemet – Black To The Future
XVIII. Clinic – Fantasy Island
XIX. Sleaford Mods – Spare Ribs
XX. Matthew E. White & Lonnie Holley – Broken Mirror: A Selfie Reflection

TOP 75

Go to the bottom of the page to see the 21-75 in writing.

Top 21-75

  1. Pino Palladino & Blake Mills – Notes With Attachments
  2. Dr. Lonnie Smith – Breathe
  3. The Weather Station – Ignorance
  4. Bobby Gillespie & Jehnny Beth – Utopian Ashes
  5. Porridge Radio – Every Bad
  6. Paul Weller – Fat Pop
  7. Marianne Faithfull with Warren Ellis – She Walks in Beauty
  8. Aaron Frazer – Introducing…
  9. LUMP – Animal
  10. Anthony Joseph – The Rich Are Only Defeated When Running for Their Lives
  11. Modest Mouse – The Golden Casket
  12. Cory Hanson – Pale Horse Rider
  13. Dry Cleaning – New Long Leg
  14. Natalie Bergman – Mercy
  15. Black Country, New Road – For the first time
  16. Goat – Headsoup
  17. The War On Drugs – I Don’t Live Here Anymore
  18. Parquet Courts – Sympathy for Life
  19. Daniel Knox – Won’t You Take Me With You
  20. Adrian Crowley – The Watchful Eye Of The Stars
  21. Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio – I Told You So
  22. Linda Fredriksson – Juniper
  23. Grace Cummings – Storm Queen
  24. John Grant – Boy from Michigan
  25. Balthazar – Sand
  26. Gruff Rhys – Seeking New Gods
  27. Israel Nash – Topaz
  28. Cass McCombs – Tip of the Sphere
  29. Mega Bog – Life, and Another
  30. St. Vincent – Daddy’s Home
  31. Durand Jones & The Indications & Aaron Frazer – Private Space
  32. Dean Wareham – I Have Nothing to Say to the Mayor of L A
  33. TV Priest – Uppers
  34. Snapped Ankles – Forest of Your Problems
  35. Lonely Guest – Lonely Guest
  36. Nick Waterhouse – Promenade Blue
  37. Dinosaur Jr. – Sweep It Into Space
  38. Courtney Barnett – Things Take Time, Take Time
  39. My Morning Jacket – My Morning Jacket
  40. Makaya McCraven – Deciphering The Message
  41. shame – Drunk Tank Pink
  42. Ryan Adams – Big Colors
  43. Dark Mark & Skeleton Joe – Dark Mark vs Skeleton Joe
  44. Solen – Totalmusik
  45. Whitney K – Two Years
  46. Alfa Mist – Bring Backs
  47. Manic Street Preachers – The Ultra Vivid Lament
  48. Matt Maltese – Good Morning It’s Now Tomorrow
  49. Anna B Savage – A Common Turn
  50. Geese – Projector
  51. Steve Gunn – Other You
  52. Teenage Fanclub – Endless Arcade
  53. John Murry – The stars are god’s bullet holes
  54. Floating Points, Pharoah Sanders & London Symphony Orchestra – Promises
  55. She Drew The Gun – Behave Myself

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