Album Releases by User Score


Supernova 1.

Supernova

by Nova Twins
June 17, 2022
The second full-length release for British rock duo Nova Twins was produced with Jim Abbiss.
Metascore:
92
User Score:
7.3
Renaissance 2.

Renaissance

by Beyoncé
July 29, 2022
The first new studio album for Beyoncé since 2016's Lemonade features contributions from 070 Shake, A.G. Cook, Mike Dean, Drake, Jay-Z, Labrinth, Skrillex, Tems, The-Dream, and The Neptunes.
Metascore:
92
User Score:
9.4
Florist 3.

Florist

by Florist
July 29, 2022
The fourth full-length release for indie folk band Florist was created while staying in a rented Hudson Valley house in June 2019.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
8.3
Heart Under 4.

Heart Under

by Just Mustard
May 27, 2022
The second full-length release for the Irish rock quintet Just Mustard was self-produced and mixed by Audiobooks' David Wrench.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
8.3
Riderless Horse 5.

Riderless Horse

by Nina Nastasia
July 22, 2022
Produced with Steve Albini and Greg Norman, the seventh full-length release for singer-songwriter Nina Nastasia was influenced by her dysfunctional relationship with manager/partner Kennan Gudjonsson and his suicide in 2020.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
7.8
Big Time 6.

Big Time

by Angel Olsen
June 3, 2022
The sixth full-length solo studio release for indie rock singer-songwriter Angel Olsen was co-produced with Jonathan Wilson.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
7.5
Colder Streams 7.

Colder Streams

by The Sadies
July 22, 2022
The 11th full-length studio release for Canadian alt-country band The Sadies was produced by Arcade Fire's Richard Reed Parry and was the final album with guitarist Dallas Good, who passed away in February 2022.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
tbd
Heartmind 8.

Heartmind

by Cass McCombs
August 19, 2022
The 10th full-length release for singer-songwriter Cass McCombs features contributions from such artists as Charlie Burnham, the Chapin Sisters, Danielle Haim, Shahzad Ismaily, Wynonna Judd, Kassa Overall, Ariel Rechtshaid, and Buddy Ross.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
tbd
The Spur 9.

The Spur

by Joan Shelley
June 24, 2022
The latest full-length release for Kentucky singer-songwriter Joan Shelley was co-produced with James Elkington and features contributions from Meg Baird, Bill Callahan, Max Porter, and Nathan Salsburg.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
tbd
White Jesus Black Problems 10.

White Jesus Black Problems

by Fantastic Negrito
June 3, 2022
The latest full length release for Grammy-winning blues artist Fantastic Negrito was based on learning his ancestors: an indentured servant from Scotland and an African American slave had a common law marriage in 1750s Virginia.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
tbd
Blue Skies 11.

Blue Skies

by Dehd
May 27, 2022
The fourth full-length release for the Chicago indie rock trio Dehd was produced by the band's singer/guitarist Jason Balla and mixed by Craig Silvey.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
7.5
Tresor 12.

Tresor

by Gwenno
July 1, 2022
The third full-length solo release for Gwenno features nine tracks in the Cornish language and one in Welsh.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
tbd
Sometimes, Forever 13.

Sometimes, Forever

by Soccer Mommy
June 24, 2022
The third full-length studio release for indie rock artist Soccer Mommy was produced by Oneohtrix Point Never's Daniel Lopatin.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
5.6
Les Racines 14.

Les Racines

by Vieux Farka Touré
June 10, 2022
The latest full-length solo release for Malian singer and guitarist Vieux Farka Touré was produced with Eric Herman.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
8.3
Cruel Country 15.

Cruel Country

by Wilco
May 27, 2022
The 12th full-length studio release for the Chicago indie rock band Wilco was recorded live at their loft with little overdubs.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.3
Take It Like a Man 16.

Take It Like a Man

by Amanda Shires
July 29, 2022
The seventh full-length solo release for singer-songwriter Amanda Shires was produced by Lawrence Rothman.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.4
Farm to Table 17.

Farm to Table

by Bartees Strange
June 17, 2022
The second full-length release for Washington D.C.-based Bartees Strange is his first on the 4AD label.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
tbd
Reset 18.

Reset

by Panda Bear
August 12, 2022
The debut full-length release for the collaboration between Panda Bear & Sonic Boom was inspired by and features samples from pop songs of the 1950s and '60s.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
9.3
The Theory of Whatever 19.

The Theory of Whatever

by Jamie T
July 22, 2022
The fifth full-length release for British indie singer-songwriter Jamie T was produced by Hugo White.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
tbd
Sound of the Morning 20.

Sound of the Morning

by Katy J Pearson
July 8, 2022
The second full-length release for British singer-songwriter was co-produced by co-produced by Ali Chant and Dan Carey.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
tbd
Arkhon 21.

Arkhon

by Zola Jesus
June 24, 2022
The sixth full-length studio release for synth-pop artist Zola Jesus was produced by Randall Dunn.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
tbd
Versions of Modern Performance 22.

Versions of Modern Performance

by Horsegirl
June 3, 2022
The debut full-length release for Chicago noise rock trio Horsegirl was recorded by John Agnello.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
4.1
Traumazine 23.

Traumazine

by Megan Thee Stallion
August 12, 2022
Megan Thee Stallion's 18-track album features guest appearances from such artists as Jhené Aiko, Future, Latto, Dua Lipa, Lucky Daye, Pooh Shiesty, and Rico Nasty.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.1
Muna 24.

Muna

by MUNA
June 24, 2022
The third full-length release for Los Angeles indie pop trio MUNA features a guest appearance from Phoebe Bridgers.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
6.1
Fear Fear 25.

Fear Fear

by Working Men's Club
July 15, 2022
The second full-length release for British synth-rock band Working Men's Club was produced by Ross Orton.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
tbd
Cave World 26.

Cave World

by Viagra Boys
July 8, 2022
The third full-length release for Swedish post-punk band Viagra Boys was produced by Pelle Gunnerfeldt and DJ Haydn.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.3
27.

"Hello, Hi"

by Ty Segall
July 22, 2022
The latest full-length solo release for Ty Segall was mostly self-recorded at his home studio.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.5
Cheat Codes 28.

Cheat Codes

by Danger Mouse
August 12, 2022
The debut full-length release for the collaboration between The Roots' Black Thought and Danger Mouse features guest appearances from A$AP Rocky, Dylan Cartlidge, Conway the Machine, Joey Bada$$, Kid Sister, Michael Kiwanuka, MF DOOM, Raekwon, Run The Jewels, and Russ.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
9.1
Surrender 29.

Surrender

by Maggie Rogers
July 29, 2022
The second full-length major label release for singer-songwriter Maggie Rogers was co-produced with Kid Harpoon.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.2
Gemini Rights 30.

Gemini Rights

by Steve Lacy
July 15, 2022
The second full-length solo studio release for producer/The Internet guitarist Steve Lacy features guest appearances from Fousheé and Matt Martians.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.6
Love, Damini 31.

Love, Damini

by Burna Boy
July 8, 2022
The sixth full-length studio release for Nigerian artist Burna Boy features guest appearances from Blxst, J Balvin, J Hus, Kehlani, Khalid, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Popcaan, Ed Sheeran, and Victony.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.7
Found Light 32.

Found Light

by Laura Veirs
July 8, 2022
The 12th full-length release for Portland, Oregon-based singer-songwriter Laura Veirs was coproduced with Shahzad Ismaily.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
tbd
Entering Heaven Alive 33.

Entering Heaven Alive

by Jack White
July 22, 2022
The second full-length solo release in 2022 for Jack White features some acoustic songs about love.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.3
Ugly Season 34.

Ugly Season

by Perfume Genius
June 17, 2022
The latest full-length release for Perfume Genius began as a soundtrack to Mike Hadreas and Kate Wallich's dance project, The Sun Still Burns Here.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.9
Hellfire 35.

Hellfire

by Black Midi
July 15, 2022
The third full-length release for British post-punk rock band Black Midi was produced by Marta Salogni.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.4
Cry Sugar 36.

Cry Sugar

by Hudson Mohawke
August 12, 2022
The first full-length studio release in six years for Scottish electronic producer Hudson Mohawke.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
tbd
Formentera 37.

Formentera

by Metric
July 8, 2022
The eighth full-length release for Canadian indie band Metric was co-produced by Liam O'Neil and Gus Van Go.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.9
A Foul Form 38.

A Foul Form

by Osees
August 12, 2022
The latest full-length release for the Osees was recorded in frontman John Dwyer's basement and was inspired by the punk music they grew up with.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
tbd
Welcome 2 Club XIII 39.

Welcome 2 Club XIII

by Drive-By Truckers
June 3, 2022
The 14th full-length studio release for Georgia rock band Drive-By Truckers features background vocals from Schaefer Llana, R.E.M.'s Mike Mills, and Margo Price.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
7.0
Special 40.

Special

by Lizzo
July 15, 2022
The fourth full-length studio release for Lizzo features contributions from Benny Blanco, Max Martin, Pop Wansel, Ricky Reed, and Mark Ronson.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
6.7
Beatopia 41.

Beatopia

by Beabadoobee
July 15, 2022
The second full-length release for London-based singer-songwriter Beabadoobee features a guest appearance from PinkPantheress.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
6.6
Hold On Baby 42.

Hold On Baby

by King Princess
July 29, 2022
The second full-length release for Brooklyn-based artist King Princess features a guest appearance from Fousheé.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
7.9
Toast 43.

Toast

by Neil Young & Crazy Horse
July 8, 2022
The previously unreleased seven-track album for Neil Young & Crazy Horse was recorded in late 2000 to early 2001 at Toast Studio in San Francisco but shelved at the time as Young felt it was too sad.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
4.0
From Capelton Hill 44.

From Capelton Hill

by Stars
May 27, 2022
The latest full-length release for Canadian indie-pop band Stars was produced with The Besnard Lakes' Jace Lasek (who also mixed the album) and Marcus Paquin.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
tbd
Household Name 45.

Household Name

by Momma
July 1, 2022
The third full-length release for alternative rock band Momma was mastered by Emily Lazar.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
tbd
XI: Bleed Here Now 46.

XI: Bleed Here Now

by ...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead
July 15, 2022
The 11th full-length release for Austin rock band ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead features guest appearances from Britt Daniel and Amanda Palmer.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
tbd
Inside Problems 47.

Inside Problems

by Andrew Bird
June 3, 2022
The latest full-length solo release for singer-songwriter Andrew Bird was recorded live and produced by Mike Viola.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
tbd
Home, Before and After 48.

Home, Before and After

by Regina Spektor
June 24, 2022
The eighth full-length studio release for singer-songwriter Regina Spektor was recorded in upstate New York and was co-produced with John Congleton.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
3.9
No Rules Sandy 49.

No Rules Sandy

by Sylvan Esso
August 12, 2022
North Carolina electro-pop duo Sylvan Esso created the songs for its fourth full-length release while staying in Los Angeles earlier this year.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
tbd
I Used to Think I Could Fly 50.

I Used to Think I Could Fly

by Tate McRae
May 27, 2022
The debut full-length release for Canadian pop singer-songwriter Tate McRae features contributions from Finneas, Greg Kurstin, and Charlie Puth.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
6.8
Freakout/Release 51.

Freakout/Release

by Hot Chip
August 19, 2022
The eighth full-length studio release for British electro-pop band Hot Chip was written and recorded at its East London studio.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
tbd
The Alchemist's Euphoria 52.

The Alchemist's Euphoria

by Kasabian
August 12, 2022
The seventh full-length studio release for British rock band Kasabian is the first with Serge Pizzorno as lead singer.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
8.3
Drill Music in Zion 53.

Drill Music in Zion

by Lupe Fiasco
June 24, 2022
The latest full-length studio release for rapper Lupe Fiasco features guest appearances from Ayesha Jaco and Nayirah.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
8.8
C'mon You Know 54.

C'mon You Know

by Liam Gallagher
May 27, 2022
The third full-length solo release for Liam Gallagher was produced by Andrew Wyatt and features contributions from such artists as Dave Grohl, Vampire Weekend's Ezra Koenig, Greg Kurstin, and Ariel Rechtshaid.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
8.1
In Amber 55.

In Amber

by Hercules & Love Affair
June 17, 2022
The first release in five years for the Andy Butler project Hercules And Love Affair features guest appearances from ANOHNI and Elin Ey.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
tbd
2000 56.

2000

by Joey Bada$$
July 22, 2022
The third full-length studio release for rapper Joey Bada$$ features guest appearances from Chris Brown, Diddy, Capella Grey, JID, Larry June, and Westside Gunn.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
7.2
Life Is Yours 57.

Life Is Yours

by Foals
June 17, 2022
The seventh full-length studio release for British indie rock band Foals features production from Dan Carey, John Hill, Miles James, and A. K. Paul.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
7.9
HONESTLY, NEVERMIND 58.

HONESTLY, NEVERMIND

by Drake
June 17, 2022
The seventh studio album from Drake is a surprise release and features a guest appearance by 21 Savage.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
4.7
Madness 59.

Madness

by Poliça
June 3, 2022
The latest full-length release for Minneapolis band Poliça features the use of producer Ryan Olson and Seth Rosetter's "anthropomorphic production tool" AllOvers(c).
Metascore:
73
User Score:
tbd
About Last Night... 60.

About Last Night...

by Mabel
July 15, 2022
The second full-length release for British-Swedish pop artist Mabel features guest appearances from 24kGoldn, Galantis, Jax Jones, and Lil Tecca as well as production from Ilya, SG Lewis, MNEK, StarGate, and Steve Mac.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
6.6
The Other Side of Make-Believe 61.

The Other Side of Make-Believe

by Interpol
July 15, 2022
The seventh full-length studio release for the New York rock band Interpol was produced by Flood and Alan Moulder.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
7.2
Time Bend And Break The Bower 62.

Time Bend And Break The Bower

by Sinead O'Brien
June 10, 2022
The debut full-length release for Irish post-punk poet Sinead O'Brien was produced by Dan Carey.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
tbd
Unwanted 63.

Unwanted

by Pale Waves
August 12, 2022
The third full-length release for British indie rock band Pale Waves was produced by Zakk Cervini.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
tbd
The Great Awakening 64.

The Great Awakening

by Shearwater
June 10, 2022
The first full-length release in six years for Austin indie rock band Shearwater was co-produced with Dan Duszynski.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
tbd
Closure/Continuation 65.

Closure/Continuation

by Porcupine Tree
June 24, 2022
This is the first full-length studio release for British rock band Porcupine Tree since 2009's The Incident.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
8.8
World Wide Pop 66.

World Wide Pop

by Superorganism
July 15, 2022
The second full-length release for London-based indie pop band Superorganism features guest appearances from Boa Constrictors, Dylan Cartlidge, CHAI, Gen Hoshino, Stephen Malkmus, and Pi Ja Ma.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
6.5
Twelve Carat Toothache 67.

Twelve Carat Toothache

by Post Malone
June 3, 2022
The fourth full-length studio release for rapper Post Malone features guest appearances from Doja Cat, Fleet Foxes, Gunna, Roddy Ricch, The Kid Laroi, and The Weeknd.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
8.0
The Versions 68.

The Versions

by Neneh Cherry
June 10, 2022
Anohni, Greentea Peng, Kelsey Lu, Robyn, Sia, Seinabo Sey, Sudan Archives, Tyson, and Jamila Woods are some of the artists who create their own versions of Neneh Cherry's songs.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
tbd
All 4 Nothing 69.

All 4 Nothing

by Lauv
August 5, 2022
This is the second full-length release for Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter/producer Lauv.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
8.4
Funk Wav Bounces, Vol. 2 70.

Funk Wav Bounces, Vol. 2

by Calvin Harris
August 5, 2022
The sixth full-length release for Scottish electronic producer Calvin Harris features guest appearances 6LACK, 21 Savage, Busta Rhymes, Chlöe, Donae'o, Halsey, Latto, Coi Leray, Lil Durk, Dua Lipa, Normani, Offset, Pusha T, Charlie Puth, Shenseea, Jorja Smith, Snoop Dogg, Stefflon Don, Swae Lee, Justin Timberlake, Tinashe, Pharrell Williams, and Young Thug.
Metascore:
60
User Score:
5.6
18 71.

18

by Jeff Beck
July 15, 2022
The debut full-length release for the collaboration between Jeff Beck and Johnny Depp features 11 covers and two original songs.
Metascore:
48
User Score:
8.0

Titles with fewer than 7 critic reviews are excluded.

Highs and Lows
Highest of the Month
  1. 86

    Heartmind - Cass McCombs

    • Release Date: Aug 19, 2022
  2. 82

    Reset - Panda Bear

    • Release Date: Aug 12, 2022
    • User Score: 9.3
  3. 81

    Cheat Codes - Danger Mouse

    • Release Date: Aug 12, 2022
    • User Score: 9.1
  4. 79

    Cry Sugar - Hudson Mohawke

    • Release Date: Aug 12, 2022
  5. 78

    A Foul Form - Osees

    • Release Date: Aug 12, 2022
Lowest of the Month
  1. 60

    Funk Wav Bounces, Vol. 2 - Calvin Harris

    • Release Date: Aug 5, 2022
    • User Score: 5.6
  2. 66

    All 4 Nothing - Lauv

    • Release Date: Aug 5, 2022
    • User Score: 8.4
  3. 74

    Could We Be More - Kokoroko

    • Release Date: Aug 5, 2022
  4. 74

    The Alchemist's Euphoria - Kasabian

    • Release Date: Aug 12, 2022
    • User Score: 8.3
  5. 74

    Freakout/Release - Hot Chip

    • Release Date: Aug 19, 2022