Album Releases by User Score

Born to Die 1.

Born to Die

by Lana Del Rey
January 31, 2012
The full-length debut for the New York singer features the single Video Games, which appeared on the CW TV series Ringer.
Metascore:
62
User Score:
8.6
Red 2.

Red

by Taylor Swift
October 22, 2012
Taylor Swift's fourth album was produced by Max Martin and features Mark Foster (Foster the People) and singer/songwriter Lori McKenna.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.6
Good Kid, M.A.A.D City 3.

Good Kid, M.A.A.D City

by Kendrick Lamar
October 22, 2012
The official major label debut studio album for the Compton rapper features guest appearances from Dr. Dre, Drake, Jay Rock, And MC Eiht.
Metascore:
91
User Score:
8.9
MDNA 4.

MDNA

by Madonna
March 26, 2012
Nicki Minaj and M.I.A. guest on Madonna's 12th studio album that includes production from Martin Solveig, Benny Benassi, and William Orbit, who also worked on 1998's Ray of Light.
Metascore:
64
User Score:
6.6
Unapologetic 5.

Unapologetic

by Rihanna
November 19, 2012
The seventh studio release for the pop singer features Chris Brown, Eminem, Future, and David Guetta as guests with No I.D., Nicky Romero, StarGate, and The-Dream contributing to production.
Metascore:
61
User Score:
6.9
Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded 6.

Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded

by Nicki Minaj
April 3, 2012
The second album from Nicki Minaj focuses on her male alter ego Roman Zolanski and features guest appearances from 2Chainz, Chris Brown, Beenie Man, Bobby V, Cam'ron, Drake, Lil Wayne, Nas, Rick Ross, and Young Jeezy.
Metascore:
60
User Score:
6.3
Channel Orange 7.

Channel Orange

by Frank Ocean
July 17, 2012
Love and life in Los Angeles is the theme of the debut release on Def Jam for Frank Ocean, who earlier this month posted online the liner notes for this album describing a relationship he had with a man.
Metascore:
92
User Score:
8.9
Believe 8.

Believe

by Justin Bieber
June 19, 2012
Big Sean, Drake, Ludacris, and Nicki Minaj guest on the third full-length album from the Canadian pop singer.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
5.5
Living Things 9.

Living Things

by Linkin Park
June 26, 2012
Personal relationships influenced the lyrics on the fifth album produced with Rick Rubin for the alternative rock band.
Metascore:
60
User Score:
7.8
Electra Heart 10.

Electra Heart

by Marina and the Diamonds
July 10, 2012
The second album for Marina and the Diamonds includes production from Greg Kurstin, Rick Nowels, Dr Luke, and Liam Howe.
Metascore:
57
User Score:
8.6
Lotus 11.

Lotus

by Christina Aguilera
November 13, 2012
Cee Lo Green and Blake Shelton, co-judges on The Voice guest on the pop singer's latest studio release that also includes production from Alex da Kid, Jayson DeZuzio, Max Martin, and Shellback.
Metascore:
56
User Score:
7.4
The 2nd Law 12.

The 2nd Law

by Muse
October 2, 2012
The sixth album for the British rock band features bassist Chris Wolstenholme on lead vocals for two tracks he wrote.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
7.1
Trespassing 13.

Trespassing

by Adam Lambert
May 15, 2012
The sophomore release for Adam Lambert features production and co-written songs by Nikka Costa, Dr. Luke, Claude Kelly, Bruno Mars, Sam Sparro, and Pharrell Williams.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
7.7
Warrior 14.

Warrior

by Ke$ha
December 4, 2012
Iggy Pop sings a duet on the second full-length release produced by Dr. Luke for the dance-pop singer.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
8.2
Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded--the Re-Up 15.

Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded--the Re-Up

by Nicki Minaj
November 19, 2012
The pop rapper reissues her second release with eight new tracks featuring guest appearances by Thomas Brinx, Cassie, Ciara, Lil Wayne, Parker, and Tyga.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
7.3
Overexposed 16.

Overexposed

by Maroon 5
June 26, 2012
The fourth full-length studio album for the rock pop band led by Adam Levine includes production from Benny Blanco, Max Martin, J.R. Rotem, Shellback, Ryan Tedder, Brian West, and a guest appearance by rapper Wiz Khalifa.
Metascore:
54
User Score:
5.2
The Idler Wheel Is Wiser than the Driver of the Screw and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More than Ropes Will Ever Do 17.

The Idler Wheel Is Wiser than the Driver of the Screw and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More than Ropes Will Ever Do

by Fiona Apple
June 19, 2012
The singer-songwriter began recording her fourth studio album in secret in 2008 or 2009.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
9.0
The Money Store 18.

The Money Store

by Death Grips
April 24, 2012
The debut release on Epic for Death Grips is the first of two albums released this year by the Sacramento alternative rap trio.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.8
Uno! 19.

Uno!

by Green Day
September 25, 2012
The first release in a planned trilogy for the punk rock band was produced by Rob Cavallo.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
6.9
Lonerism 20.

Lonerism

by Tame Impala
October 9, 2012
The second release for the Perth, Australian band led by Kevin Parker was co-produce with Dave Fridmann.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
8.9
The  Truth About Love 21.

The Truth About Love

by P!nk
September 18, 2012
Pink's sixth studio album features Eminem, Fun.'s Nate Ruess, and Lily Rose Cooper. It is her first album recorded for RCA Records.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.1
Unorthodox Jukebox 22.

Unorthodox Jukebox

by Bruno Mars
December 11, 2012
The second full-length release for the singer-songwriiter/producer includes production by Jeff Bhasker, Diplo, Paul Epworth, Mark Ronson, The Smeezingtons, and Andrew Wyatt.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
7.0
Fortune 23.

Fortune

by Chris Brown
July 3, 2012
The fifth album for the R&B singer features guest appearances from Sabrina Antoinette, Big Sean, Nas, Kevin McCall, Sevyn, and Wiz Khalifa.
Metascore:
38
User Score:
3.3
Halcyon 24.

Halcyon

by Ellie Goulding
October 9, 2012
The second release for the British pop singer was produced by Jim Eliot.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
8.7
Life is Good 25.

Life is Good

by Nas
July 17, 2012
Mary J. Blige, Anthony Hamilton, Miguel, Rick Ross, Swizz Beatz, and the late Amy Winehouse are guests on the tenth release for the rapper.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.6
Some Nights 26.

Some Nights

by Fun.
February 21, 2012
The band's first album on the Fueled By Ramen label was produced by Jeff Bhasker and features Janelle Monae on its single We Are Young.
Metascore:
60
User Score:
7.4
Koi No Yokan 27.

Koi No Yokan

by Deftones
November 13, 2012
The seventh studio release for the Sacramento alternative metal group was produced by Nick Raskulinecz.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
8.8
Take Me Home 28.

Take Me Home

by One Direction
November 13, 2012
The British boy band releases its second full-length release featuring production and songs written by such artists as Ed Sheeran, Carl Falk, Rami Yacoub, Savan Kotecha, Max Martin, and Dr. Luke.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
6.6
An Awesome Wave 29.

An Awesome Wave

by Alt-J
September 18, 2012
This is the debut full-length album for the British quartet who met at Leeds University.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
8.5
Babel 30.

Babel

by Mumford & Sons
September 25, 2012
The second release for the folk band was produced by Markus Dravs.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
6.9
Kiss 31.

Kiss

by Carly Rae Jepsen
September 18, 2012
The second studio album from the Canadian vocalist features Justin Bieber and Owl City.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
6.8
Blunderbuss 32.

Blunderbuss

by Jack White
April 24, 2012
With the end of The White Stripes, Jack White releases his debut solo album about love and relationships gone wrong.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.5
Visions 33.

Visions

by Grimes
February 21, 2012
The fourth release for the Canadian artist Claire Boucher is her first on the 4AD label.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.9
Tre! 34.

Tre!

by Green Day
December 11, 2012
The final album in the ¡Uno! ¡Dos! ¡Tré! trilogy for the punk rock band.
Metascore:
64
User Score:
6.7
+ 35.

+

by Ed Sheeran
June 12, 2012
The British singer-songwriter's debut full-length album was produced by Jake Gosling and No ID.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
7.7
Oceania 36.

Oceania

by Smashing Pumpkins
June 19, 2012
The ninth studio album from the alternative rock band led Billy Corgan is part of The Smashing Pumpkins' Teargarden by Kaleidyscope concept album series.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
7.9
Centipede Hz 37.

Centipede Hz

by Animal Collective
September 4, 2012
The ninth studio album sees the return of founding member Deakin and co-producer Ben Allen.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
7.8
1991 [EP] 38.

1991 [EP]

by Azealia Banks
June 12, 2012
The debut four-track EP for the New York rapper includes dance elements.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
8.7
The  Heist 39.

The Heist

by Macklemore
October 9, 2012
The debut release for Seattle rapper Macklemore and producer Ryan Lewis features such guests as Ab-Soul, Ben Bridwell of Band of Horses, ScHoolboy Q, and Allen Stone.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
7.7
Battle Born 40.

Battle Born

by The Killers
September 18, 2012
The fourth release for the Las Vegas pop band features production from Daniel Lanois, Steve Lillywhite, Brendan O'Brien, Stuart Price, and Damian Taylor.
Metascore:
64
User Score:
7.8
Bloom 41.

Bloom

by Beach House
May 15, 2012
The fourth full-length release for the indie pop band was produced by Chris Coady.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
8.9
Strangeland 42.

Strangeland

by Keane
May 8, 2012
Dan Gtech produced the fourth studio album for the British rock quartet that sees the band returning to emotional, piano-based songs.
Metascore:
60
User Score:
8.3
Dos! 43.

Dos!

by Green Day
November 13, 2012
The second of Green Day's 2012 trilogy produced by Rob Cavallo is said to have garage rock influences.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
6.6
Clockwork Angels 44.

Clockwork Angels

by Rush
June 12, 2012
The Canadian trio's latest release is a concept album about a young man's journey to fulfill his dreams and was co-produced with Nick Raskulinecz.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
8.6
Born Villain 45.

Born Villain

by Marilyn Manson
May 1, 2012
The eighth studio album from Marilyn Manson was produced with Chris Vrenna.
Metascore:
59
User Score:
7.6
Coexist 46.

Coexist

by The xx
September 11, 2012
The second release for the British indie pop band was inspired by club music.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.0
Wrecking Ball 47.

Wrecking Ball

by Bruce Springsteen
March 6, 2012
Produced with Ron Aniello, Springsteen’s 17th studio album was inspired by the impact of the financial crisis and is the last album with Clarence Clemons, who passed away in June 2011.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
7.9
God Forgives, I Don't 48.

God Forgives, I Don't

by Rick Ross
July 31, 2012
The fifth studio album for the rapper features guest appearances by such artists as Andre 3000, Dr. Dre, Drake, Jay-Z, Meek Mill, Ne-Yo, Omarion, Usher, and Wale.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
6.1
Shields 49.

Shields

by Grizzly Bear
September 18, 2012
The fourth album for the Brooklyn rock band was recorded in New York after a recordings session in Texas was largely scrapped.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
8.8
The Spirit Indestructible 50.

The Spirit Indestructible

by Nelly Furtado
September 18, 2012
Furtado's first album after a six-year absence, The Spirit Indestructible was produced by Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins and features a cameo appearance by Nas.
Metascore:
57
User Score:
7.1
King Animal 51.

King Animal

by Soundgarden
November 13, 2012
The sixth studio album for the rock band led by Chris Cornell is its first release of new music in 16 years.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
8.1
Port of Morrow 52.

Port of Morrow

by The Shins
March 20, 2012
James Mercer's label Aural Apothecary releases The Shins' first studio album in five years.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
7.8
The Seer 53.

The Seer

by Swans
August 28, 2012
The second full-length studio release for the Michael Gira project includes the 32-minute title track and guest appearances by Akron/Family), Karen O, Alan Sparhawk, and Mimi Parker of Low
Metascore:
87
User Score:
8.5
Blown Away 54.

Blown Away

by Carrie Underwood
May 1, 2012
The fourth studio album for the Grammy-winning country singer was produced by Mark Bright.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
6.1
Making Mirrors 55.

Making Mirrors

by Gotye
January 31, 2012
Kimbra guests on the single "Somebody That I Used To Know" from the first album in five years from the Belgian-Australian Wally De Backer as Gotye.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
8.3
Food & Liquor, Vol. 2: the Great American Rap Album, Pt. 1 56.

Food & Liquor, Vol. 2: the Great American Rap Album, Pt. 1

by Lupe Fiasco
September 25, 2012
Lupe Fiasco's third album was self-produced and features guest appearances by Bilal, Casey Benjamin, Guy Sebastian, Jane $$$, Jason Evigan, and Poo Bear.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
7.2
Havoc and Bright Lights 57.

Havoc and Bright Lights

by Alanis Morissette
August 28, 2012
The first album in four years for the Canadian singer-songwriter was produced by Guy Sigsworth and Joe Chiccarelli .
Metascore:
55
User Score:
7.2
Not Your Kind of People 58.

Not Your Kind of People

by Garbage
May 22, 2012
The fifth studio album for Garbage is its first release in over seven years.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
8.1
Finally Rich 59.

Finally Rich

by Chief Keef
December 18, 2012
The debut full-length studio album for the Chicago rapper includes guest appearances from such artist as 50 Cent, French Montana, Lil Reese, Rick Ross, Wiz Khalifa, and Young Jeezy.
Metascore:
62
User Score:
5.5
Sticks + Stones 60.

Sticks + Stones

by Cher Lloyd
October 2, 2012
The debut release for the British singer/rapper who appeared on the 2010 UK version of the X Factor show was produced by RedOne. The US edition has two songs that are different than the UK 2011 release.
Metascore:
51
User Score:
5.1
Push and Shove 61.

Push and Shove

by No Doubt
September 25, 2012
The first album in 11 years for the Southern California band led by Gwen Stefani features Busy Signal and Major Lazer as guests on the title track.
Metascore:
61
User Score:
7.7
My Head Is an Animal 62.

My Head Is an Animal

by Of Monsters and Men
April 3, 2012
This is the debut full-length album for the Icelandic folk rock band that won the Músiktilraunir, their homeland's battle of the bands competition, in 2010.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
8.8
Jesus Piece 63.

Jesus Piece

by Game
December 11, 2012
The fifth studio release for California rapper The Game features guest appearances from such artists as 2 Chainz, Big Sean, Chris Brown, J. Cole, Common, Jamie Foxx, Kendrick Lamar, Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, Tyga, Kanye West, and Wiz Khalifa.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
7.4
18 Months 64.

18 Months

by Calvin Harris
October 30, 2012
The third full-length release from the Scottish producer includes already released hit singles from Rihanna, Kelis, and Ne-Yo, as well as new tracks featuring guest artists such as Florence Welch, Dizzee Rascal, Ellie Goulding, Tinie Tempah, and Example.
Metascore:
57
User Score:
7.3
Cruel Summer 65.

Cruel Summer

by Various Artists
September 18, 2012
This studio compilation album features artists from the G.O.O.D. Music label and guest appearances from others including: Kanye West, Jay Z, Ghostface Killah, Raekwon, Push T, R. Kelly, Common, Kid Cudi, 2 Chainz, Big Sean, DJ Khaled, Ma$e, and Teyana Taylor.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
7.6
Tempest 66.

Tempest

by Bob Dylan
September 11, 2012
Produced by Jack Frost, the 35th studio album from the singer-songwriter was released in 2012, the 50th anniversary of his debut album.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
7.7
R.A.P. Music 67.

R.A.P. Music

by Killer Mike
May 15, 2012
The sixth album for Atlanta rapper Killer Mike was produced by El-P and includes guest appearances from Bun B, T.I., Scar, Emily Panic, and Trouble.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
8.6
Noctourniquet 68.

Noctourniquet

by The Mars Volta
March 27, 2012
The sixth album for the progressive rock band is the first album without Isaiah "Ikey" Owens and John Frusciante.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
8.2
O.N.I.F.C. 69.

O.N.I.F.C.

by Wiz Khalifa
December 4, 2012
2 Chainz, Cam'ron, Juicy J, Courtney Noelle, Pharrell, and The Weeknd guest on the second release on Atlantic Records from the Pittsburgh rapper.
Metascore:
56
User Score:
5.2
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by Deadmau5
September 25, 2012
The latest release from the Canadian electronic producer features guest appearances from Cypress Hill, Wolfgang Gartner, Imogen Heap, Chris James, and Gerard Way of My Chemical Romance.
Metascore:
59
User Score:
7.5
Looking 4 Myself 71.

Looking 4 Myself

by Usher
June 12, 2012
The seventh studio album for the R&B singer features songs produced and/or written by Diplo, Max Martin, the Neptunes, Rico Love, Salaam Remi, and Swedish House Mafia.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
7.8
Devotion 72.

Devotion

by Jessie Ware
August 20, 2012
The singer who began her career as a guest on SBTRKT and Joker's singles releases her debut full-length album.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
8.8
Based on a T.R.U. Story 73.

Based on a T.R.U. Story

by 2 Chainz
August 14, 2012
The Georgia rapper formerly known as Tity Boi releases his debut album on Def Jam and it features guest appearances from Drake, John Legend, Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Mike Posner, Scarface, The-Dream, and Kanye West.
Metascore:
55
User Score:
4.8
Strange Clouds 74.

Strange Clouds

by B.o.B
May 1, 2012
The second album for rapper B.o.B. features guest appearances from Morgan Freeman, Taylor Swift, Chris Brown, Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Ryan Tedder, Trey Songz, and T.I.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
7.7
The Lumineers 75.

The Lumineers

by The Lumineers
April 3, 2012
This is the debut release for the Denver folk-rock trio.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
7.7
Trouble Man: Heavy Is the Head 76.

Trouble Man: Heavy Is the Head

by T.I.
December 18, 2012
The eighth full-length studio album for the Atlanta rapper includes guest appearances from such artists as Akon, Andre 3000, ASAP Rocky, Cee Lo Green, R. Kelly, Lil Wayne, Meek Mill, and Pink.
Metascore:
64
User Score:
7.2
Gossamer 77.

Gossamer

by Passion Pit
July 24, 2012
The sophomore release from the electro-pop band led by Michael Angelakos was again produced with Chris Zane.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
8.8
Live from the Underground 78.

Live from the Underground

by Big K.R.I.T.
June 5, 2012
The Mississippi-born rapper's debut studio album was delayed from its original release in the fall of 2011 due to legal issues. The 16 track release features guest appearances by such artists as Bun B, B.B. King, Devin the Dude, Melanie Fiona, and Ludacris.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
8.1
Ten Freedom Summers 79.

Ten Freedom Summers

by Wadada Leo Smith
May 22, 2012
The four-disc set from the jazz trumpeter was inspired by the Civil Rights Movement.
Metascore:
99
User Score:
4.3
Little Broken Hearts 80.

Little Broken Hearts

by Norah Jones
May 1, 2012
The fifth solo album for Grammy-winning singer was produced and co-written by Danger Mouse.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
8.2
Careless World: Rise of the Last King 81.

Careless World: Rise of the Last King

by Tyga
February 21, 2012
The second album for the Compton, California, rapper features guest appearances by Busta Rhymes, Nicki Minaj, Nas, Robin Thicke, and Wale.
Metascore:
64
User Score:
5.1
On the Impossible Past 82.

On the Impossible Past

by The Menzingers
February 21, 2012
The third full-length release from the punk rock band from Pennsylvania is its first on Epitaph Records.
Metascore:
93
User Score:
8.0
A  Different Kind of Truth 83.

A Different Kind of Truth

by Van Halen
February 7, 2012
The first album from Van Halen in 14 years sees the band reunited with David Lee Roth.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
7.6
Girl on Fire 84.

Girl on Fire

by Alicia Keys
November 27, 2012
The fifth release for the R&B singer features co-written with such artists as Babyface, Gary Clark Jr., Dr. Dre, John Legend, Bruno Mars, Frank Ocean, and Emeli Sandé.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
7.7
The Midsummer Station 85.

The Midsummer Station

by Owl City
August 21, 2012
The fifth album for Adam Young features guest appearances from Carly Rae Jepsen and Blink-182's Mark Hoppus.
Metascore:
52
User Score:
4.8
Days Go By 86.

Days Go By

by The Offspring
June 26, 2012
The ninth full-length studio album for the punk rock band was produced by Bob Rock.
Metascore:
51
User Score:
6.9
Celebration Rock 87.

Celebration Rock

by Japandroids
June 5, 2012
The Canadian garage rock duo's second full-length album includes a cover of The Gun Club's "For the Love of Ivy."
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.8
Valtari 88.

Valtari

by Sigur Rós
May 29, 2012
The Icelandic band first studio album in four years is a collection of songs stemming from several uncompleted projects, including the original idea to create s choral album.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
8.4
Vows 89.

Vows

by Kimbra
May 22, 2012
Jazz influences the debut full-length pop album from the New Zealand singer, who was featured in Gotye's single "Someone I Used To Know." It includes six new songs in addition to the tracks that appeared on the Australia/New Zealand release.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
8.8
Monster 90.

Monster

by Kiss
October 9, 2012
The 20th studio release for the rock band led by Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley was recorded on analog equipment.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
7.2
Synthetica 91.

Synthetica

by Metric
June 12, 2012
The fifth full-length album for indie rock band was produced by Metric's guitarist Jimmy Shaw.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
7.9
Magic Hour 92.

Magic Hour

by Scissor Sisters
May 29, 2012
The fourth album for the dance band led by Jake Shears includes production by Diplo, Calvin Harris, Dean John Horton, The Neptunes, Stuart Price, and Alex Ridha.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
5.8
Born and Raised 93.

Born and Raised

by John Mayer
May 22, 2012
The fifth studio album from the singer-songwriter was produced by Don Was and was delayed from its original release date by Mayer's throat granulomas.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
8.3
The OF Tape, Vol. 2 94.

The OF Tape, Vol. 2

by Odd Future
March 20, 2012
The latest album from the Los Angeles hip-hop collective led by Tyler, The Creator includes all 11 members.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
7.8
Reign of Terror 95.

Reign of Terror

by Sleigh Bells
February 21, 2012
The second album for Sleigh Bells sees the Brooklyn-based indie duo adding more pop and guitar elements to their sound.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
7.7
Ten$ion 96.

Ten$ion

by Die Antwoord
February 7, 2012
The South African trio releases its second studio album on its own label, Zef Recordz, after leaving Interscope over the direction of its music.
Metascore:
57
User Score:
5.8
Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors 97.

Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors

by Big Boi
December 11, 2012
The second solo release for the OutKast rapper features guest appearances from such artists as A$AP Rocky, B.o.B, Kid Cudi, Killer Mike, Little Dragon, Ludacris, Phantogram, Kelly Rowland, T.I., and Wavves.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
7.6
(III) 98.

(III)

by Crystal Castles
November 13, 2012
The third release for the Canadian electro-pop duo was produced by the band member Ethan Kath and recorded in Berlin and Warsaw.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
8.6
Kaleidoscope Dream 99.

Kaleidoscope Dream

by Miguel
October 2, 2012
The second full-length release for the R&B singer includes six songs from two EPs released earlier in the year and features guest appearances from Alicia Keys and Wiz Khalifa.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
8.8

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    • Release Date: May 13, 2022
    • User Score: 8.9
Lowest of the Month
  1. 51

    Come Home the Kids Miss You - Jack Harlow

    • Release Date: May 6, 2022
    • User Score: 3.4
  2. 72

    Palaces - Flume

    • Release Date: May 20, 2022
    • User Score: 7.4
  3. 72

    And Those Who Were Seen Dancing - Tess Parks

    • Release Date: May 20, 2022
  4. 74

    Heart on My Sleeve - Ella Mai

    • Release Date: May 6, 2022
  5. 74

    WE - Arcade Fire

    • Release Date: May 6, 2022
    • User Score: 8.1