Album Releases by Score

Sweetener 1.

Sweetener

by Ariana Grande
August 17, 2018
The fourth full-length studio release for the pop singer features guest appearances from Nicki Minaj, Missy Elliott and Pharrell Williams.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
7.6
Queen 2.

Queen

by Nicki Minaj
August 10, 2018
The fourth full-length release for the rapper features guest appearances from Eminem, Foxy Brown, Future, Ariana Grande, Labrinth, Lil Wayne, Swae Lee, and The Weeknd.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
7.7
Camila 3.

Camila

by Camila Cabello
January 12, 2018
The debut full-length solo release for the former Fifth Harmony member features contributions from such artists as Shawn Mendes, Machine Gun Kelly, Pitbull, Skrillex, Ryan Tedder, Pharrell Williams, and Young Thug.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
8.5
Liberation 4.

Liberation

by Christina Aguilera
June 15, 2018
The first full-length for the pop singer since 2012's Lotus features guest appearances from 2 Chainz, GoldLink, Keida, Demi Lovato, Shenseea, Ty Dolla $ign, and XNDA.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
8.4
Invasion of Privacy 5.

Invasion of Privacy

by Cardi B
April 6, 2018
The debut full-length studio release for the New York rap artist features guest appearances from 21 Savage, Chance The Rapper, Kehlani, and SZA.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
6.8
Everything is Love 6.

Everything is Love

by The Carters
June 16, 2018
The debut full-length collaborative album for Beyonce and Jay-Z was a surprise release and features guest appearances from Migos, Offset, Quavo, Rory from Stone Love, and Ty Dolla $ign.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
7.1
Kamikaze 7.

Kamikaze

by Eminem
August 31, 2018
The surprise release from the Detroit rapper features guest appearances from Joyner Lucas, Jessie Reyez, Royce 5'9", and Def Jam Records president Paul Rosenberg.
Metascore:
62
User Score:
8.2
A Star Is Born [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] 8.

A Star Is Born [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]

by Lady Gaga
October 5, 2018
The soundtrack to the 2018 remake of the 1937 film features tracks written by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper as well as Jason Isbell, Hillary Lindsey, Lukas Nelson, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando, Justin Tranter, and Diane Warren.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
8.5
Ye 9.

Ye

by Kanye West
June 1, 2018
The seven-track release from the rapper was streamed live from Wyoming and featured guest appearances from 070 Shake, DeJ Loaf, Jeremih, Kid Cudi, John Legend, Nicki Minaj, PARTYNEXTDOOR, Ty Dolla $ign, Valee and Charlie Wilson.
Metascore:
64
User Score:
7.0
Man of the Woods 10.

Man of the Woods

by Justin Timberlake
February 2, 2018
The fifth full-length solo studio release for the pop artist features guest appearances from Alicia Keys and Chris Stapleton.
Metascore:
55
User Score:
6.1
Caution 11.

Caution

by Mariah Carey
November 16, 2018
The 15th full-length studio release for the pop singer features guest appearances from Blood Orange, Gunna, Slick Rick, and Ty Dolla Sign.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.5
Kids See Ghosts 12.

Kids See Ghosts

by Kids See Ghosts
June 8, 2018
The debut surprise studio release for the collaboration between Kanye West and Kid Cudi features contributions from André 3000, Mos Def, Ty Dolla $ign as well as samples from Kurt Cobain's "Burn the Rain" and Louis Prima's "What Would Santa Claus Do?".
Metascore:
84
User Score:
8.7
Icarus Falls 13.

Icarus Falls

by ZAYN
December 14, 2018
The second full-length solo release for the former One Direction singer features guest appearances from Nicki Minaj and Timbaland.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
8.5
Tranquility Base Hotel + Casino 14.

Tranquility Base Hotel + Casino

by Arctic Monkeys
May 11, 2018
The sixth full-length studio release for the British indie rock band led by Alex Turner was produced by James Ford.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
7.2
Scorpion 15.

Scorpion

by Drake
June 29, 2018
The 25-track fifth studio release for the Canadian hip-hop artist features guest appearances from Jay-Z and Ty Dollar $ign as well as vocals from Michael Jackson and Static Major.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
3.9
Dirty Computer 16.

Dirty Computer

by Janelle Monáe
April 27, 2018
The third LP (and first in five years) from the actress and recording artist features appearances by Brian Wilson, Pharrell Williams, Zoë Kravitz, and Grimes, plus musical contributions from Prince just prior to his death.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
8.6
Shawn Mendes 17.

Shawn Mendes

by Shawn Mendes
May 25, 2018
The third full-length release for the Canadian pop singer features guest appearances from Khalid and Julia Michaels.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
8.1
Astroworld 18.

Astroworld

by Travis Scott
August 3, 2018
The third solo release for the rapper features guest appearances and contributions from such artist as 21 Savage, James Blake, Drake, John Mayer, Frank Ocean, Pharrell, Quavo, Swae Lee, Tame Imapala, Sevn Thomas, Thundercat, and The Weeknd.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
8.1
Bloom 19.

Bloom

by Troye Sivan
August 31, 2018
The second full-length release for the Australian pop singer-songwriter features guest appearances from Ariana Grande and Gordi.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
8.2
Golden Hour 20.

Golden Hour

by Kacey Musgraves
March 30, 2018
The seventh full-length release for the country singer-songwriter was co-produced with Daniel Tashian and Ian Fitchuk.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
8.8
Isolation 21.

Isolation

by Kali Uchis
April 6, 2018
The debut full-length studio release for the Virginia artist features guest appearances from BIA, Bootsy Collins, Steve Lacy, Reykon, Jorja Smith and Tyler, The Creator as well as production from BadBadNotGood, Gorillaz, Greg Kurstin, Kevin Parker, Dave Sitek, and Thundercat.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
8.7
High As Hope 22.

High As Hope

by Florence + the Machine
June 29, 2018
The fourth full-length release for the British indie rock band features contributions from such artists as Thomas Bartlett, Jamie xx, Sampha, and Tobias Jesso Jr, Kelsey Lu, and Kamasi Washington.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
8.5
Pray for the Wicked 23.

Pray for the Wicked

by Panic! At the Disco
June 22, 2018
The sixth full-length release for Brendon Urie was written after his stint in Broadway's Kinky Boots and was produced by Jake Sinclair.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
7.9
DAYTONA 24.

DAYTONA

by Pusha T
May 25, 2018
The third full-length studio release for the rapper features guest appearances from Rick Ross and Kanye West.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
8.5
Golden 25.

Golden

by Kylie Minogue
April 6, 2018
The 14th full-length studio release for the Australian pop artist features influences from country music, with three tracks recorded in Nashville and a guest appearance from Jack Savoretti.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
7.7
Some Rap Songs 26.

Some Rap Songs

by Earl Sweatshirt
November 30, 2018
The third full-length studio release for the Los Angeles-based rapper features guest appearances by Navy Blue and Standing On The Corner as well as vocal samples of his parents: Cheryl Harris and (the late) Keorapetse Kgositsile.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
8.4
Nasir 27.

Nasir

by Nas
June 15, 2018
The seven-track release for the New York rap artist was produced by Kanye West.
Metascore:
58
User Score:
7.7
Mania 28.

Mania

by Fall Out Boy
January 19, 2018
The seventh full-length release for the Chicago pop-punk band features a guest appearance from Burna Boy.
Metascore:
59
User Score:
5.9
Cry Pretty 29.

Cry Pretty

by Carrie Underwood
September 14, 2018
The sixth full-length release for the country/pop artist features a guest appearance from Ludacris and was co-produced with David Garcia.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
5.9
Beerbongs & Bentleys 30.

Beerbongs & Bentleys

by Post Malone
April 27, 2018
The second full-length release for the rapper features guest appearaces from 21 Savage, G-Eazy, Swae Lee, Nicki Minaj, Ty Dolla $ign, and YG.
Metascore:
51
User Score:
6.4
KOD 31.

KOD

by J. Cole
April 20, 2018
The fifth full-length release for the North Carolina rap artist feature tracks about addiction and rap culture.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
7.6
Simulation Theory 32.

Simulation Theory

by Muse
November 9, 2018
The eighth full-length studio release for the British rock band was produced by Rich Costey, Mike Elizondo, Shellback, and Timbaland. The deluxe and super deluxe editions feature alternate versions of several of the album's tracks.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
6.8
DUMMY BOY 33.

DUMMY BOY

by 6ix9ine
November 27, 2018
The debut full-length studio release for the rapper features guest appearances from A Boogie wit da Hoodie, Anuel AA, Gunna, Tory Lanez, Lil Baby, Nicki Minaj, Murda Beatz, Bobby Shmurda, DJ Spinking, TrifeDrew, and Kanye West.
Metascore:
38
User Score:
1.8
Origins 34.

Origins

by Imagine Dragons
November 9, 2018
The fourth full-length studio release for the Las Vegas rock band features production from Alex Da Kid, John Hill, Joel Little, Mattman & Robin, Jorgen Odegard, and Ido Zmishlany.
Metascore:
59
User Score:
6.3
A  Brief Inquiry into Online Relationships 35.

A Brief Inquiry into Online Relationships

by The 1975
November 30, 2018
The third full-length release for the British rock band was produced by the band's own Matthew Healy and George Daniel.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.2
Tha Carter V 36.

Tha Carter V

by Lil Wayne
September 28, 2018
The long-delayed full-length studio album for the rapper features guest appearances from Ashanti, Drake, French Montana, Kendrick Lamar, Mack Maine, Nicki Minaj, Post Malone, Travis Scott, Snoop Dogg, Sosamann, and XXXTentacion.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
8.1
The Now Now 37.

The Now Now

by Gorillaz
June 29, 2018
The sixth full-length studio release for the Damon Albarn's animated band features guest appearances from George Benson, Jamie Principle and Snoop Dogg.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
8.0
Swimming 38.

Swimming

by Mac Miller
August 3, 2018
The fifth full-length release for the Pittsburgh rapper features guest appearances from Dām-Funk, Dicaprio, Dev Hynes, Snoop Dogg, Syd, and Thundercat.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
8.5
Culture II 39.

Culture II

by Migos
January 26, 2018
The third full-length studio release for the rap trio features guest appearances from 2 Chainz, 21 Savage, Big Sean, Cardi B, Drake, Gucci Mane, Nicki Minaj, Post Malone, Travis Scott, and Ty Dolla Sign.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
4.5
Little Dark Age 40.

Little Dark Age

by MGMT
February 9, 2018
The fourth full-length studio release for the indie rock duo of Andrew VanWyngarden and Ben Goldwasser was produced with Patrick Wimberly and Dave Fridmann.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.5
Testing 41.

Testing

by A$AP Rocky
May 25, 2018
The third full-length studio album from the New York rapper was a surprise release and features guest appearances from FKA twigs, French Montana, Juicy J, Kid Cudi, Kodak Black, Moby, Frank Ocean, Skepta, and T.I.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
7.4
Die Lit 42.

Die Lit

by Playboi Carti
May 11, 2018
The debut full-length studio release for the Atlanta rapper features guest appearances from Pi'erre Bourne, Chief Keef, Gunna, Lil Uzi Vert, Red Coldhearted, Travis Scott, Skepta, Bryson Tiller, Young Nudy, and Young Thug.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
8.1
Phoenix 43.

Phoenix

by Rita Ora
November 23, 2018
The second full-length release for the pop singer includes an Avicii track, as well as guest appearances from Bebe Rexha, Cardi B, Charli XCX, Julia Michaels, Liam Payne, and Rudimental.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
8.2
Boarding House Reach 44.

Boarding House Reach

by Jack White
March 23, 2018
The third full-length solo release for The White Stripes/The Raconteurs artist features contributions from C.W. Stoneking, Esther Rose and Ann & Regina McCrary of The McCrary Sisters.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
7.4
Skins 45.

Skins

by XXXTentacion
December 7, 2018
The posthumous release for the controversial Florida rapper features a guest appearance from Kanye West.
Metascore:
44
User Score:
3.5
Honey 46.

Honey

by Robyn
October 26, 2018
The first full-length release in eight years for the Swedish artist features contributions from with Joseph Mount of Metronomy, Klas Åhlund, Adam Bainbridge, Mr. Tophat, and Zhal.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
8.5
Oil Of Every Pearl's Un-Insides 47.

Oil Of Every Pearl's Un-Insides

by SOPHIE
June 15, 2018
The debut full-length solo release for the Los Angeles-based Scottish electronic pop artist features songs co-written with Calia Thompson-Hannant (aka Cecile Believe).
Metascore:
86
User Score:
8.3
Joyride 48.

Joyride

by Tinashe
April 13, 2018
Originally announced in 2015, the second full-length studio release for the R&B artist features guest appearances from French Montana, Future, Little Dragon, Offset, and Ty Dolla $ign is finally out.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
7.8
Total Xanarchy 49.

Total Xanarchy

by Lil Xan
April 6, 2018
The debut full-length release for the rapper features guest appearances from 2 Chainz, $teven Cannon, Diplo, and YG.
Metascore:
49
User Score:
2.6
Black Panther: The Album 50.

Black Panther: The Album

by Original Soundtrack
February 9, 2018
The soundtrack to the Black Panther film was curated by Kendrick Lamar (and he features on five songs) includes appearances from such artists as 2 Chainz, Ab-Soul, Anderson .Paak, James Blake, Future, Jay Rock, Swae Lee, Mozzy, ScHoolboy Q, Travis Scott, Vince Staples, the Weeknd, and Zacari.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
7.8
Forever Neverland 51.

Forever Neverland

by MØ
October 19, 2018
The second full-length release for the Danish electro pop artist features guest appearances from Charli XCX, Diplo, Empress Of, Two Feet, and What So Not.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
7.4
Be the Cowboy 52.

Be the Cowboy

by Mitski
August 17, 2018
The fifth full-length release for the New York City indie rock artist was recorded with producer Patrick Hyland.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
8.4
Love is Dead 53.

Love is Dead

by Chvrches
May 25, 2018
The third full-length release for the Scottish synthpop trio was produced by Greg Kurstin.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
7.5
Anthem of the Peaceful Army 54.

Anthem of the Peaceful Army

by Greta Van Fleet
October 19, 2018
The debut full-length release for the Michigan rock band was recorded by Marlon Young, Al Sutton and Herschel Boone in Nashville and Michigan.
Metascore:
53
User Score:
6.0
Iridescence 55.

Iridescence

by BROCKHAMPTON
September 21, 2018
The fourth full-length release for the Texan rap group was recorded in Abbey Road Studios as well as Hawaii.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
7.9
Palo Santo 56.

Palo Santo

by Years & Years
July 6, 2018
The second full-length release for the British electronic pop trio led by Olly Alexander features contributions from such artist as Greg Kurstin, Steve Mac, Julia Michaels, Justin Tranter, and Two Inch Punch.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.2
Room 25 57.

Room 25

by Noname
September 14, 2018
The debut full-length release for the Los Angeles-based Chicago rapper was self-released.
Metascore:
93
User Score:
8.4
God's Favorite Customer 58.

God's Favorite Customer

by Father John Misty
June 1, 2018
The fourth full-length release for Josh Tillman as Father John Misty was written mostly in New York, including a two-months at a hotel and features contributions from Dave Cerminara, Haxan Cloak, Natalie Mering of Weyes Blood, Jonathan Rado, Trevor Spencer, and Jonathan Wilson.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.0
Eat the Elephant 59.

Eat the Elephant

by A Perfect Circle
April 20, 2018
The fourth full-length studio release for the rock supergroup is its first album of new material in 14 years.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
7.3
Dancing Queen 60.

Dancing Queen

by Cher
September 28, 2018
The ABBA covers album from the pop singer/actress was produced by Mark Taylor.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
7.6
so sad so sexy 61.

so sad so sexy

by Lykke Li
June 8, 2018
The fourth full-length release for the Swedish singer-songwriter features guest appearances from Aminé and Rostam Batmanglij.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
8.2
Egypt Station 62.

Egypt Station

by Paul McCartney
September 7, 2018
The 17th full-length solo studio release for the rock and pop singer-songwriter was produced by Greg Kurstin (and one track produced by Ryan Tedder and Zach Skelton).
Metascore:
74
User Score:
7.6
Year Of The Snitch 63.

Year Of The Snitch

by Death Grips
June 22, 2018
The sixth full-length studio release for the Sacramento experimental hip-hop trio features contributions from Andrew Adamson and Tool's Justin Chancellor.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
8.1
Prequelle 64.

Prequelle

by Ghost
June 1, 2018
The fourth full-length studio release for the Swedish metal band was produced by Tom Dalgety.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.2
Wide Awake! 65.

Wide Awake!

by Parquet Courts
May 18, 2018
The sixth full-length studio release for the New York rock band was produced by Danger Mouse.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.1
FM! 66.

FM!

by Vince Staples
November 2, 2018
The third full-length studio release for the California rapper features guest appearances from E-40, Jay Rock, Kamaiyah, Kehlani, Earl Sweatshirt, Ty Dolla $ign, and Tyga.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.0
No Shame 67.

No Shame

by Lily Allen
June 8, 2018
The fourth full-length release for the British pop singer features guest appearances from Burna Boy, Giggs and Lady Chann.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
8.2
7 68.

7

by Beach House
May 11, 2018
The seventh full-length release for the Baltimore dream pop duo was recorded in part in its home studio with some help from Peter Kember (aka Sonic Boom).
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.2
Virtue 69.

Virtue

by The Voidz
March 30, 2018
The second full-length release for Julian Casablancas and the band was produced by Shawn Everett and its first as The Voidz (dropping "Julian Casablancas+").
Metascore:
68
User Score:
8.3
Twin Fantasy 70.

Twin Fantasy

by Car Seat Headrest
February 16, 2018
Will Toledo re-recorded songs from his Bandcamp-released 2011 album of the same name with a full-band for this release.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
8.6
Ephorize 71.

Ephorize

by CupcakKe
January 5, 2018
The third full-length release for the Chicago rapper was produced by Def Starz and Turreekk.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
8.7
Speak Your Mind 72.

Speak Your Mind

by Anne-Marie
April 27, 2018
The debut full-length release for the British pop artist features a guest appearance from Marshmello.
Metascore:
62
User Score:
7.6
Lil Boat 2 73.

Lil Boat 2

by Lil Yachty
March 9, 2018
The second full-length studio release for the Atlanta rapper features guest appearances from 2 Chainz, Jban$2Turnt, K$upreme, Lil Baby, Lil Pump, Offset, PnB Rock, Quavo, Tee Grizzley, Trippie Redd, Ugly God, and YoungBoy Never Broke Again.
Metascore:
50
User Score:
5.2
Oxnard 74.

Oxnard

by Anderson .Paak
November 16, 2018
The third full-length studio release for the Southern California artist features guest appearances from Kadhja Bonet, BJ The Chicago Kid, J. Cole, Dr. Dre, Kendrick Lamar, Norelle, Pusha T, Q-Tip, Cocoa Sarai, Snoop Dogg, and The Last Artful, Dodgr.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
7.9
Ella Mai 75.

Ella Mai

by Ella Mai
October 12, 2018
The debut full-length release for the British R&B artist features production from DJ Mustard and guest appearances from Chris Brown, H.E.R., and John Legend.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
8.2
YSIV 76.

YSIV

by Logic
September 28, 2018
The fourth and final installment of the Maryland rapper's Young Sinatra series features guest appearances from Big Lenbo, Cappadonna, Ghostface Killah, Inspectah Deck, Jackpot Scotty Wotty, KAjo, John Lindahl, Masta Killa, Method Man, Raekwon, RZA, Lucy Rose & The RattPack, Slaydro, Jaden Smith, Hailee Steinfeld, Ryan Tedder, U-God, and Wale.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
7.1
K.T.S.E. 77.

K.T.S.E.

by Teyana Taylor
June 23, 2018
The acronym for the eight-track second studio release for the R&B singer stands for Keep That Same Energy and was produced by Kanye West.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
7.9
Lush 78.

Lush

by Snail Mail
June 8, 2018
The debut full-length release for 18-year-old British indie rock singer-songwriter Lindsey Jordan was produced by Jake Aron.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.1
Time Will Die and Love Will Bury It 79.

Time Will Die and Love Will Bury It

by Rolo Tomassi
March 2, 2018
The fifth full-length studio release for the British rock band was recorded and mixed by Lewis Johns.
Metascore:
92
User Score:
7.2
Double Negative 80.

Double Negative

by Low
September 14, 2018
The 12th full-length release for the indie rock trio was produced by B.J. Burton.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
8.0
Holy Hell 81.

Holy Hell

by Architects
November 9, 2018
The eighth full-length release for the British metalcore band is its first without Tom Searle, who passed away in August 2016.
Metascore:
90
User Score:
8.9
Marauder 82.

Marauder

by Interpol
August 24, 2018
The sixth full-length release for the New York indie rock band was produced by Dave Fridmann.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
7.8
Ordinary Corrupt Human Love 83.

Ordinary Corrupt Human Love

by Deafheaven
July 13, 2018
The fourth full-length studio release for the San Francisco black metal band was produced by Jack Shirley
Metascore:
85
User Score:
8.0
Cocoa Sugar 84.

Cocoa Sugar

by Young Fathers
March 9, 2018
The third full-length release for the Edinburgh-based trio was recorded in the band's studio.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
8.7
Firepower 85.

Firepower

by Judas Priest
March 9, 2018
The 18th full-length studio release for the British heavy metal band led by Rob Halford was produced by Tom Allom and Andy Sneap.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.0
Delta 86.

Delta

by Mumford & Sons
November 16, 2018
The fourth full-length studio release for the British folk rock band was produced by Paul Epworth.
Metascore:
59
User Score:
6.1
Shiny and Oh So Bright, Vol. 1: No Past. No Future. No Sun 87.

Shiny and Oh So Bright, Vol. 1: No Past. No Future. No Sun

by Smashing Pumpkins
November 16, 2018
Produced by Rick Rubin, the 10th full-length release for the alternative rock band sees the return of original members Jimmy Chamberlin and James Iha, joining remaining members Billy Corgan and Jeff Schroeder.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
6.5
Evolution 88.

Evolution

by Disturbed
October 19, 2018
The seventh full-length studio release for the Chicago heavy metal band led by David Draiman was produced by Kevin Churko.
Metascore:
58
User Score:
6.2
Singularity 89.

Singularity

by Jon Hopkins
May 4, 2018
The fifth full-length solo studio release for the British electronic artist/producer features elements from such styles and influences from acoustic piano, choral music, psychedelic ambient, and techno music.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
8.2
Songs of Praise 90.

Songs of Praise

by Shame
January 12, 2018
This is the debut full-length release for the British post-punk quintet that includes Charlie Steen, Sean Coyle-Smith, Eddie Green, Josh Finerty, and Charlie Forbes.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
7.8
You Won't Get What You Want 91.

You Won't Get What You Want

by Daughters
October 26, 2018
The fourth full-length studio release for the Rhode Island noise-rock band is its first since the quartet reunited in 2013.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
8.6
Chris 92.

Chris

by Christine and the Queens
September 21, 2018
The second full-length release for the French pop artist features a guest appearance from Dâm-Funk.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
7.9
Lost & Found 93.

Lost & Found

by Jorja Smith
June 8, 2018
The debut full-length release for the British R&B singer-songwriter features contributions from Dizzee Rascal, Amanda Ghost, and Tom Misch.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.5
Always Ascending 94.

Always Ascending

by Franz Ferdinand
February 9, 2018
The fifth full-length release for the Scottish indie rock band band was produced by Philippe Zdar of Cassius and is the first with Julian Corrie (who took over for Nick McCarthy).
Metascore:
72
User Score:
7.6
The Pains of Growing 95.

The Pains of Growing

by Alessia Cara
November 30, 2018
The second full-length release for the Canadian R&B-pop singer-songwriter was co-produced with No I.D., Rick Nowels, Pop & Oak, and Ricky Reed.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
8.3
Come Over When You’re Sober, Pt. 2 96.

Come Over When You’re Sober, Pt. 2

by Lil Peep
November 9, 2018
The posthumous release of the New York rapper's second full-length album was completed with the help of his mother, Liza Womack and producer Smokeasac.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
7.8
Hive Mind 97.

Hive Mind

by The Internet
July 20, 2018
The fourth full-length release for the R&B band that includes Syd, Matt Martians, Steve Lacy, Patrick Paige II, and Christopher Smith was self-produced.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.0
Interstate Gospel 98.

Interstate Gospel

by Pistol Annies
November 2, 2018
The third full-length release for the country trio of Miranda Lambert, Ashley Monroe and Angaleena Presley was produced by Frank Liddell.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
8.3
Bad Witch 99.

Bad Witch

by Nine Inch Nails
June 22, 2018
The six-track project is the third and final part of a planned trilogy of EPs for Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.0
Rainier Fog 100.

Rainier Fog

by Alice in Chains
August 24, 2018
The sixth full-length release for the Seattle rock band was produced by Nick Raskulinecz and is its first on the BMG label.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
7.9

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