Xenia Rubinos - ‘Hair Receding’
Won’t you do it? It’s the right thing.
St. Vincent - ‘Birth In Reverse’
While there were plenty of solid, well-constructed albums this year, there was nothing spectacular or particularly innovative that caught my attention. Instead, it was a year for quietly confident works that knew exactly what they wanted to be.
Chvrches, The Bones of What You Believe
- Listen to 'Recover'
CocoRosie, Tales of a GrassWidow
- Listen to 'Child Bride'
- Listen to 'Paper Trails'
Janelle Monáe, The Electric Lady
- Listen to 'Sally Ride'
Kanye West, Yeezus
- Listen to 'Blood On The Leaves'
The Knife, Shaking The Habitual
- Listen to 'Raging Lung'
- Listen to 'Exodus (ft. The Weeknd)'
Neko Case, The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You
- Listen to 'Nearly Midnight, Honolulu'
Tegan & Sara, Heartthrob
- Listen to 'I'm Not Your Hero'
The Uncluded, Hokey Fright
- Listen to 'Organs'
CFCF - ‘Strange Form of Life’ (Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy cover)
Regina Spektor - ‘December’
Banoffee - ‘Reign Down’
Solange - ‘Cash In’
Kitty Pryde, Sasha Go Hard, & Tink - ‘Spotless’ (produced by Ryan Hemsworth and Little Cloud)
Chvrches - ‘Lungs’
And now for something completely different.
Mala Rodríguez - ‘La Rata’