Album Releases by Score

1989 1.

1989

by Taylor Swift
October 27, 2014
With producers and co-writers such as Jack Antonoff, Max Martin, Shellback, Ryan Tedder, and Noel Zancanella, the multi-Grammy-winning singer-songwriter goes for an entirely pop album on her fifth full-length studio release.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
8.1
Cheek to Cheek 2.

Cheek to Cheek

by Lady Gaga
September 23, 2014
The jazz standards release from Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga followed their collaboration on a track off Bennett's 2011 album, Duets II.
Metascore:
64
User Score:
8.5
Ultraviolence 3.

Ultraviolence

by Lana Del Rey
June 17, 2014
The third full-length release for the pop singer-songwriter was produced by Dan Auerbach and recorded live with a seven-piece band.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
8.5
The Pinkprint 4.

The Pinkprint

by Nicki Minaj
December 15, 2014
The third full-length studio release for the rapper features guest appearances from Beyoncé, Chris Brown, Drake, Ariana Grande, Skylar Grey, Jeremih, Lil Wayne, Lunchmoney Lewis, and Meek Mill.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
8.1
My Everything 5.

My Everything

by Ariana Grande
August 25, 2014
The second full-length release for the Nickelodeon actress feature guest appearnces from A$AP Ferg, Big Sean, Cashmere Cat, Childish Gambino, Iggy Azalea, The Weeknd, and Zedd.
Metascore:
64
User Score:
7.9
The  New Classic 6.

The New Classic

by Iggy Azalea
April 22, 2014
The debut full-length studio release for the Australian rapper features guest appearances from Charli XCX, Mavado, Rita Ora, and T.I.
Metascore:
56
User Score:
6.4
Everything Will Be Alright in the End 7.

Everything Will Be Alright in the End

by Weezer
October 7, 2014
The ninth full-length studio release for the alternative rock quartet led by Rivers Cuomo was produced by Ric Ocasek.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.4
Ghost Stories 8.

Ghost Stories

by Coldplay
May 19, 2014
The sixth full-length studio release for the alternative rock band led by Chris Martin was influenced in part by Martin's relationship with Gwyneth Paltrow.
Metascore:
61
User Score:
7.3
Songs of Innocence 9.

Songs of Innocence

by U2
September 9, 2014
The surprise release of the Irish rock band's 13th studio album on iTunes features production from Danger Mouse, Paul Epworth, Flood, and Ryan Tedder. A physical release is scheduled for 14 Oct 2014.
Metascore:
64
User Score:
7.7
Broke With Expensive Taste 10.

Broke With Expensive Taste

by Azealia Banks
November 6, 2014
Originally set to be released in 2012, the debut full-length studio album from the New York rapper surfaces as a digital release.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.4
2014 Forest Hills Drive 11.

2014 Forest Hills Drive

by J. Cole
December 9, 2014
The third studio release for the rapper was named after the address of his childhood home in North Carolina and was self produced with !llmind, Cardiak, CritCal, Omen, Phonix Beats, Vinylz, and Willie B.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
8.2
1000 Forms of Fear 12.

1000 Forms of Fear

by Sia
July 8, 2014
The sixth full-length release for the Australian pop singer-songwriter was produced by Greg Kurstin.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
8.9
A.K.A. 13.

A.K.A.

by Jennifer Lopez
June 17, 2014
The eigth studio release for the pop singer features guest appearances from French Montana, Iggy Azalea, Pitbull, Rick Ross, and T.I.
Metascore:
45
User Score:
5.6
The Hunting Party 14.

The Hunting Party

by Linkin Park
June 17, 2014
The sixth studio release for the nu metal group was co-produced by band members Brad Delson and Mike Shinoda with guest appearances from Page Hamilton, Daron Malakian, Tom Morello, and Rakim.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
8.0
Sucker 15.

Sucker

by Charli XCX
December 16, 2014
The third full-length release (her first was not commercially released) for the British pop artist features songs written and/or produced by such artists as Ariel Pink, Vampire Weekend's Rostam Batmanglij, Patrik Berger, Bloodshy & Avant, Cashmere Cat, Weezer's Rivers Cuomo, Markus Krunegård, Greg Kurstin, Justin Raisen, Stargate, and Steve Mac.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
7.8
Shakira 16.

Shakira

by Shakira
March 25, 2014
The first English-language release since 2009's She Wolf for the Colombian singer features guest appearances from Magic!, Rihanna, and Blake Shelton.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
7.8
Me. I Am Mariah... The Elusive Chanteuse 17.

Me. I Am Mariah... The Elusive Chanteuse

by Mariah Carey
May 27, 2014
The first original studio release in five years for the R&B/pop singer features guest appearances from Fabolous, Miguel, Nas, Wale, and her twins.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
7.0
Four 18.

Four

by One Direction
November 17, 2014
The fourth full-length studio release for the London-based pop band features songs co-written by Ed Drewett, Wayne Hector, Jamie Scott, and Ed Sheeran,.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
6.4
X 19.

X

by Ed Sheeran
June 23, 2014
The second full-length release for the British singer-songwriter features collaborations and production from Benny Blanco, Johnny McDaid, Pharrell Williams, and Rick Rubin.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
7.3
St. Vincent 20.

St. Vincent

by St. Vincent
February 25, 2014
The fourth full-length release for the indie artist was produced by John Congleton and includes contributions from Dap-Kings drummer Homer Steinweiss and Midlake's McKenzie Smith.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
8.6
Shady XV 21.

Shady XV

by Eminem
November 24, 2014
The Detroit rapper returns with an album of new songs from artists on the Shady label including Bad Meets Evil, D12, Obie Trice, Slaughterhouse, and YelaWolf.
Metascore:
61
User Score:
6.9
LP1 22.

LP1

by FKA twigs
August 12, 2014
This is the debut full-length release for the British experimental R&B artist Tahliah Barnett.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
8.5
RTJ2 23.

RTJ2

by Run the Jewels
October 27, 2014
The latest release from Killer Mike and El-P features collaborations with Travis Barker of Blink-182, Diane Coffee, and Zack de la Rocha formerly of Rage Against the Machine.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
8.8
Supermodel 24.

Supermodel

by Foster the People
March 18, 2014
The second full-length release for the indie pop band led by Mark Foster was produced by Paul Epworth.
Metascore:
58
User Score:
7.6
Under Pressure 25.

Under Pressure

by Logic
October 21, 2014
The debut full-length studio release for the Maryland rapper was produced largely by 6ix.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
8.4
Oxymoron 26.

Oxymoron

by ScHoolboy Q
February 25, 2014
The major label debut release for the Los Angles rapper features guest appearances from 2 Chainz, BJ the Chicago Kid, Kurupt, Jay Rock, Raekwon, Suga Free, and Tyler The Creator.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
8.2
5 Seconds of Summer 27.

5 Seconds of Summer

by 5 Seconds of Summer
July 22, 2014
The debut full-length release for the Australian pop-punk quartet includes songs co-written with Yellowcard's Ryan Key, Boys Like Girls' Martin Johnson, All Time Low's Alex Gaskarth, Goldfinger's John Feldmann and Good Charlotte's Benji and Joel Madden.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
5.9
Black Messiah 28.

Black Messiah

by D'Angelo
December 15, 2014
The first release in 14 years for the R&B singer features songs co-written with Q-Tip and Kendra Foster as well as co-production from James Gadson, Pino Palladino,and Questlove.
Metascore:
95
User Score:
8.8
In the Lonely Hour 29.

In the Lonely Hour

by Sam Smith
June 17, 2014
This is the debut full-length release for the British neo-R&B singer-songwriter.
Metascore:
62
User Score:
6.7
Lost In the Dream 30.

Lost In the Dream

by The War on Drugs
March 18, 2014
This is the third full-length release for the Philadelphia rock band led by Adam Granduciel.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
8.7
Morning Phase 31.

Morning Phase

by Beck
February 25, 2014
The 12th studio release for the singer-songwriter includes contributions from Jason Falkner, Smokey Hormel, Roger Joseph Manning Jr., Justin Meldal-Johnsen, and Joey Waronker.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.3
Sheezus 32.

Sheezus

by Lily Allen
May 6, 2014
The third studio release for the British pop singer was produced by DJ Dahi, Greg Kurstin, and Shellback.
Metascore:
60
User Score:
7.0
To Be Kind 33.

To Be Kind

by Swans
May 13, 2014
The third release since the Michael Gira-led band reformed in 2010 was recorded by John Congleton and has a run time of over two hours.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
8.7
G I R L 34.

G I R L

by Pharrell Williams
March 3, 2014
Miley Cyrus, Daft Punk, JoJo, Alicia Keys, and Justin Timberlake are featured guests on the second full-length solo release for the rapper/producer that includes the Academy Award-nominated song "Happy" from the Despicable Me 2 soundtrack.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
6.8
.5: The Gray Chapter 35.

.5: The Gray Chapter

by Slipknot
October 21, 2014
The fifth full-length studio release for the heavy metal band is its first since the departure of drummer Joey Jordison at the end of 2013 and the death bassist Paul Gray in 2010.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.1
Sweet Talker 36.

Sweet Talker

by Jessie J
October 14, 2014
The third full-length release for the British pop singer-songwriter features guest appearances from 2 Chainz, De La Soul, Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj, and Lindsey Stirling.
Metascore:
56
User Score:
5.2
Worlds 37.

Worlds

by Porter Robinson
August 12, 2014
The debut full-length release for the North Carolina electronic producer features guest appearances from Breanne Düren, Imaginary Cities, Lemaitre, Amy Millan, and Urban Cone.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
8.8
Piñata 38.

Piñata

by Freddie Gibbs
March 18, 2014
The debut release for the collaboration between Freddie Gibbs and Madlib features guest appearances from such artists as Ab-Soul, BJ the Chicago Kid, Danny Brown, Domo Genesis, Mac Miller, Raekwon, Scarface, and Earl Sweatshirt.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.6
Sonic Highways 39.

Sonic Highways

by Foo Fighters
November 10, 2014
Each song on the eighth full-length release for the rock band led by Dave Grohl was recorded in a different city: Chicago, Austin, Nashville, Los Angeles, Seattle, New Orleans, Washington, D.C., and New York, which is documented in the HBO TV series of the same name.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
7.0
V 40.

V

by Maroon 5
September 2, 2014
The fifth full-length release for the Los Angeles rock band features a guest appearance from Gwen Stefani.
Metascore:
55
User Score:
5.4
Turn Blue 41.

Turn Blue

by The Black Keys
May 13, 2014
The eighth full-length release for the blues rock duo of an Auerbach and Patrick Carney was produced by Danger Mouse.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
7.7
X 42.

X

by Chris Brown
September 16, 2014
The sixth full-length studio release for the R&B singer features guest appearances from Jhené Aiko, Akon, Brandy, Kendrick Lamar, Lil Wayne R. Kelly, Rick Ross, Trey Songz, Tyga, and Usher.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
7.1
Xscape 43.

Xscape

by Michael Jackson
May 13, 2014
The posthumously released eight-track album from the pop singer features unreleased songs completed between 1983 and 1999 with new production from executive producer L.A. Reid, as well as Jerome "J-Roc" Harmon, Rodney Jerkins, John McClain, StarGate, and Timbaland. A deluxe edition includes a disc of songs without the current producers input.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
8.0
The Endless River 44.

The Endless River

by Pink Floyd
November 10, 2014
The 15th and final full-length studio release from the British rock band features unreleased music from its 1993 Division Bell sessions.
Metascore:
58
User Score:
7.5
This Is All Yours 45.

This Is All Yours

by Alt-J
September 22, 2014
The follow-up to the British indie rock trio's Mercury Prize-winning debut was produced by Charlie Andrew and is its first without bassist Gwil Sainsbury, who left the band for personal reasons.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
7.5
Aquarius 46.

Aquarius

by Tinashe
October 7, 2014
The debut full-length studio release for the R&B singer features guest appearances from A$AP Rocky, Future, Devonté Hynes, and ScHoolboy Q.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.8
Syro 47.

Syro

by Aphex Twin
September 23, 2014
This is the first full-length studio release from Richard D. James as Aphex Twin in over 13 years.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
8.1
Kiss Me Once 48.

Kiss Me Once

by Kylie Minogue
March 18, 2014
The Australian pop singer worked with Enrique Iglesias, Greg Kurstin, MNEK, Ariel Rechtshaid, Sia, and Pharrell Williams on her 12th studio release.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
7.8
Louder 49.

Louder

by Lea Michele
March 4, 2014
The debut solo pop release for the Glee actress includes production from Chris Braide, Kuk Harrell, Anne Preven, John Shanks, and Stargate.
Metascore:
48
User Score:
7.7
Once More 'Round the Sun 50.

Once More 'Round the Sun

by Mastodon
June 24, 2014
The sixth full-length release for the Grammy-nominated hard rock quartet was produced by Nick Raskulinecz.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
8.2
While(1<2) 51.

While(1<2)

by Deadmau5
June 24, 2014
The latest release for Joel Thomas Zimmerman as the mouse head -wearing Deadmau5 is a 25-track double LP featuring a How To Destroy Angels and Nine Inch Nails remix.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
8.1
Benji 52.

Benji

by Sun Kil Moon
February 11, 2014
The sixth full-length release for Mark Kozelek as Sun Kil Moon includes contributions from Owen Ashworth, Will Oldham, Sonic Youth's Steve Shelley, and Jen Wood.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
8.5
Royal Blood 53.

Royal Blood

by Royal Blood
August 25, 2014
The debut full-length release for the British rock duo of Mike Kerr and Ben Thatcher was produced with Tom Dalgety.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.6
They Want My Soul 54.

They Want My Soul

by Spoon
August 5, 2014
The eighth studio full-length release for the indie rock band is its first with new member Alex Fischel and was produced by Joe Chicarelli and Dave Fridmann.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.5
Salad Days 55.

Salad Days

by Mac DeMarco
April 1, 2014
This is the second full-length solo release for the Canadian singer-songwriter.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.7
The Satanist 56.

The Satanist

by Behemoth
February 4, 2014
The tenth studio release for the Polish black/death metal band was produced with Daniel Bergstrand, Slawek Wieslawscy and Wojtek Wieslawscy.
Metascore:
92
User Score:
8.5
Tyranny 57.

Tyranny

by Julian Casablancas & the Voidz
September 23, 2014
The debut release for the rock band led by The Strokes frontman with Jake Bercovici, Alex Carapetis, Jeramy Gritter, Jeff Kite, and Amir Yaghmai was produced by Shawn Everett.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
8.3
Lazaretto 58.

Lazaretto

by Jack White
June 10, 2014
The second solo release for The White Stripes/The Raconteurs/The Dead Weather musician/producer shows influences of blues, country, folk, hip-hop, and rock music.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.0
Unrepentant Geraldines 59.

Unrepentant Geraldines

by Tori Amos
May 13, 2014
The 14th studio release for the singer-songwriter is said to be a return to her piano-centric alternative pop/rock sound.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.8
Cadillactica 60.

Cadillactica

by Big K.R.I.T.
November 10, 2014
The second full-length studio release for the Mississippi rapper features such guests as Bun B, Devin the Dude, E-40, Lupe Fiasco, Rico Love, Raphael Saadiq, and Wiz Khalifa.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
8.8
You're Dead! 61.

You're Dead!

by Flying Lotus
October 7, 2014
The fifth full-length studio release for the Los Angeles-based artist/producer features guest appearances from Captain Murphy, Angel Deradoorian, Kendrick Lamar, Niki Randa, Snoop Dogg, and Thundercat.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
8.6
El Pintor 62.

El Pintor

by Interpol
September 9, 2014
Self-produced, the first release in four years for the New York rock band is also its first without bassist Carlos Dengler and features contributions from Secret Machines' Brandon Curtis, Jellyfish's Roger Joseph Manning, Jr., and Bon Iver's Rob Moose.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.4
Mandatory Fun 63.

Mandatory Fun

by Weird Al Yankovic
July 15, 2014
The latest release for the musical humorist "Weird Al" Yankovic features parodies of songs sung by Iggy Azalea, Imagine Dragons, Lorde, Robin Thicke, and Pharrell Williams.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.5
My Krazy Life 64.

My Krazy Life

by YG
March 18, 2014
The debut full-length studio release for the Los Angeles rapper features guest appearances from Drake, Jeezy, Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, Schoolboy Q, and Ty Dolla $ign.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.2
Honest 65.

Honest

by Future
April 22, 2014
The second full-length studio release for the Atlanta rapper features guest appearances from Andre 3000, Casino, Drake, Pharrell, Pusha T, Kanye West, and Wiz Khalifa.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
6.4
Recess 66.

Recess

by Skrillex
March 18, 2014
The debut full-length release for the Grammy-winning electronic artist includes guest appearances from Chance the Rapper, Diplo, Ragga Twins, and Alvin Risk.
Metascore:
59
User Score:
5.6
Satellite Flight: The Journey to Mother Moon 67.

Satellite Flight: The Journey to Mother Moon

by Kid Cudi
February 25, 2014
Originally an EP, the 10-track album was a surprise midnight release for the hip hop artist.
Metascore:
60
User Score:
6.9
Rock or Bust 68.

Rock or Bust

by AC/DC
December 2, 2014
The 16th full-length studio release for the Australian hard rock band was produced by Brendan O’Brien and its first with Stevie Young, who took over his uncle's role in 2014.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
8.1
Glorious 69.

Glorious

by Foxes
March 11, 2014
The debut full-length release for British pop singer-songwriter Louisa Rose Allen, who won a Grammy for her work on Zedd's Clarity.
Metascore:
61
User Score:
8.1
Listen 70.

Listen

by David Guetta
November 24, 2014
The sixth full-length studio release for the French DJ/producer features guest appearances from Afrojack, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, John Legend, Magic!, Sam Martin, Nicki Minaj, Nico & Vinz, Bebe Rexha, Emeli Sandé, The Scipt, Sia, and Ryan Tedder.
Metascore:
51
User Score:
5.5
Tomorrow's Modern Boxes 71.

Tomorrow's Modern Boxes

by Thom Yorke
September 26, 2014
The latest solo album from the Radiohead frontman was a surprise Friday release through BitTorrent.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
7.6
Too Bright 72.

Too Bright

by Perfume Genius
September 23, 2014
The third full-length release from Seattle singer-songwriter Mike Hadreas as Perfume Genius was co-produced with Adrian Utley and John Parish.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
8.3
Goddess 73.

Goddess

by Banks
September 9, 2014
The full-length debut for the Los Angeles pop singer-songwriter features production and songs co-written by Tim Anderson, Lil Silva, Justin Parker, Shlohmo, Sohn, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, and Jamie Woon.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
8.5
Blacc Hollywood 74.

Blacc Hollywood

by Wiz Khalifa
August 19, 2014
The fifth full-length studio release for the Grammy-nominated rapper features guest appearances from Curren$y, Ghost Loft, Juicy J, Nicki Minaj, Nas, Project Pat, Rick Ross, ScHoolboy Q, Snoop Dogg, Ty Dolla $ign, and Chevy Woods.
Metascore:
54
User Score:
5.4
Trouble in Paradise 75.

Trouble in Paradise

by La Roux
July 22, 2014
The second full-length release for the British synthpop artist Elly Jackson (Ben Langmaid left the band during the recording of the album) was co-produced with Ian Sherwin.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
8.3
No Mythologies to Follow 76.

No Mythologies to Follow

by MØ
March 11, 2014
The debut full-length release for Danish electro pop singer Karen Marie Ørsted was produced by Ronni Vindhahl.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
8.8
Mastermind 77.

Mastermind

by Rick Ross
March 4, 2014
The sixth solo studio release for the rapper features guest appearances from such artists as Big Sean, French Montana, Jay-Z, Lil Wayne, Meek Mill, Scarface, The Weeknd, and Kanye West.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
6.8
Monuments to an Elegy 78.

Monuments to an Elegy

by Smashing Pumpkins
December 9, 2014
The tenth full-length studio release from the alternative rock band led by Billy Corgan includes Mötley Crüe's Tommy Lee on drums.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
7.5
Souled Out 79.

Souled Out

by Jhené Aiko
September 9, 2014
The debut full-length release for the alternative R&B artist features guest appearances from Cocaine 80s and Common.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
8.4
The Golden Echo 80.

The Golden Echo

by Kimbra
August 19, 2014
The second full-length release for the New Zealand-born singer-songwriter was produced by Rich Costey.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
8.6
World Peace Is None of Your Business 81.

World Peace Is None of Your Business

by Morrissey
July 15, 2014
The 10th solo studio release for the British indie singer-songwriter was produced by Joe Chiccarelli and recorded in France.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
7.2
Animal Ambition: An Untamed Desire to Win 82.

Animal Ambition: An Untamed Desire to Win

by 50 Cent
June 3, 2014
The first album in five years for the rapper features guest appearances from Guardan Banks, Jadakiss, Kidd Kidd, Mr. Probz, Prodigy, Schoolboy Q, Styles P., Trey Songz, and Yo Gotti.
Metascore:
53
User Score:
6.0
Food 83.

Food

by Kelis
April 22, 2014
The sixth full-length studio release for the New York R&B singer was produced by Dave Sitek with guest appearances from CSS and Priscilla Ahn.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.2
...And Star Power 84.

...And Star Power

by Foxygen
October 14, 2014
The third full-length studio release for the California psych rock band formed by Sam France and Jonathan Rado features contributions from such artist as Wayne Coyne, Of Montreal’s Kevin Barnes, Tim Presley of White Fence, and Bleached.
Metascore:
62
User Score:
5.9
Everyday Robots 85.

Everyday Robots

by Damon Albarn
April 29, 2014
The solo debut release for the Blur frontman features guest appearances from Brian Eno, Bat For Lashes' Natasha Khan, and The Leytonstone City Mission Choir.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
8.2
Present Tense 86.

Present Tense

by Wild Beasts
February 25, 2014
The fourth full-length studio release for the British four-piece was co-produced by Lexxx and Leo Abrahams.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
8.4
Voices 87.

Voices

by Phantogram
February 18, 2014
The second full-length release for the electronic-rock duo of Sarah Barthel and Josh Carter was produced by John Hill.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
8.4
Hood Billionaire 88.

Hood Billionaire

by Rick Ross
November 24, 2014
The seventh studio release for the rapper and his second in 2014, features guest appearances from Boosie Badazz, Big K.R.I.T., Jay-Z, K. Michelle, Project Pat, R. Kelly, Snoop Dogg, Whole Slab, and Yo Gotti.
Metascore:
54
User Score:
2.3
Blue 89.

Blue

by Iamamiwhoami
November 11, 2014
This is the third full-length release from the collaboration between Jonna Lee and Claes Björklund.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
8.6
Paula 90.

Paula

by Robin Thicke
July 1, 2014
The seventh full-length studio release for the R&B singer was dedicated to his wife, Paula Patton.
Metascore:
49
User Score:
1.4
If You Wait 91.

If You Wait

by London Grammar
March 25, 2014
The debut full-length release for the London trio includes "Help Me Lose My Mind," its collaboration with Disclosure. [US edition includes "Maybe," "High Life," and a remix of "Strong."]
Metascore:
75
User Score:
8.4
Singles 92.

Singles

by Future Islands
March 25, 2014
The Baltimore trio's first release on the 4AD label was produced by Chris Coady.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.6
Atlas 93.

Atlas

by Real Estate
March 4, 2014
The third full-length release for the indie rock band was produced by Tom Schick and recorded at Wilco's studio in Chicago.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
7.9
After the Disco 94.

After the Disco

by Broken Bells
February 4, 2014
The second full-length album for the duo of James Mercer and Brian Burton follows the release of a short film with Kate Mara as an astronaut and Anton Yelchin as her lover, Oliver.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
7.6
A Better Tomorrow 95.

A Better Tomorrow

by Wu-Tang Clan
December 2, 2014
The sixth full-length studio release for the rap group was executive produced by RZA and is its first in seven years.
Metascore:
60
User Score:
6.7
Pom Pom 96.

Pom Pom

by Ariel Pink
November 17, 2014
The 17-track solo release from the Los Angeles artist features two songs co-written with Kim Fowley.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
8.6
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Pt. 1 97.

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Pt. 1

by Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
November 17, 2014
Curated by Lorde (who also sings on four songs), the soundtrack to the third film of the Hunger Games franchise includes songs from Bat For Lashes, Vampire Weekend's Rostam Batmanglij, Charli XCX, The Chemical Brothers, Chvrches, Ariana Grande, Haim, Grace Jones, Duran Duran's Simon LeBon, Major Lazer, Miguel, Pusha T, Q-Tip, Raury, Stromae, Tinashe, Tove Lo, and xoV.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.0
Motion 98.

Motion

by Calvin Harris
November 4, 2014
The fourth full-length studio release for the Scottish DJ/EDM producer features guest appearances from All About She, Big Sean, Ellie Goulding, Haim, Theo Hutchcraft of Hurts, John Newman, Gwen Stefani, and Tinashe.
Metascore:
57
User Score:
7.0
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