Album Releases by User Score

Mind of Mine 1.

Mind of Mine

by ZAYN
March 25, 2016
The debut solo full-length release for the former One Direction singer features production from Levi Lennox and Malay.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
7.9
Patch the Sky 2.

Patch the Sky

by Bob Mould
March 25, 2016
The latest solo release from the former Husker Dü singer was written in solitude.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
7.4
Joanne 3.

Joanne

by Lady Gaga
October 21, 2016
The fifth full-length release for the pop artist features a duet with Florence Welch.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
8.1
The Life Of Pablo 4.

The Life Of Pablo

by Kanye West
February 13, 2016
After several album name changes (So Help Me God, SWISH, Waves, and T.L.O.P.), the seventh studio release for the rapper finally was set with guest appearances from Vic Mensa, Post Malone, Sia and Ty Dolla $ign.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
7.8
Weezer (White Album) 5.

Weezer (White Album)

by Weezer
April 1, 2016
The fourth self-titled release for the alternative rock band led by Rivers Cuomo was inspired by Southern California beach life and was produced by Jake Sinclair.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
8.5
Stiff 6.

Stiff

by White Denim
March 25, 2016
The seventh full-length release for the Austin rock band was recorded live and produced by Ethan Johns.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
8.0
We Disappear 7.

We Disappear

by The Thermals
March 25, 2016
The seventh full-length studio release for the Oregon indie rock trio was produced by Chris Walla.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
7.3
A Cosmic Rhythm with Each Stroke 8.

A Cosmic Rhythm with Each Stroke

by Vijay Iyer
March 25, 2016
The debut full-length release for the duet between Vijay Iyer and Wadada Leo Smith was produced by Manfred Eicher.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
7.5
Lemonade 9.

Lemonade

by Beyoncé
April 23, 2016
The sixth solo studio album for the singer premiered as an hour-long HBO special before streaming on Tidal. A physical release is set for May 6.
Metascore:
92
User Score:
8.0
Anti 10.

Anti

by Rihanna
January 28, 2016
After much speculation and delays, the R&B artist's eighth full-length release was released for free on Tidal.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
7.9
A Moon Shaped Pool 11.

A Moon Shaped Pool

by Radiohead
May 8, 2016
This is the surprise release of the ninth full-length studio album from the British rock band. A physical release is scheduled for 17 Jun 2016.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
8.9
Glory 12.

Glory

by Britney Spears
August 26, 2016
The ninth full-length studio release for the pop artist features a guest appearance from G-Eazy as well as contributions from Dan Book, Burns, Cashmere Cat, Andrew Goldstein, Ian Kirkpatrick, Mattman & Robin, Mischke, Nick Monson, Justin Tranter, and Tramaine "Young Fyre" Winfrey.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
8.4
Run the Jewels 3 13.

Run the Jewels 3

by Run the Jewels
December 25, 2016
Available as a free download, the third LP (not including cat-related material) from the duo of El-P and Killer Mike includes contributions from Danny Brown, Zack de la Rocha, Tunde Adebimpe (TV on the Radio), Boots, and Kamasi Washington. Originally scheduled for release in January 2017, it arrived as a surprise on Christmas Day in 2016.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
8.8
Blonde 14.

Blonde

by Frank Ocean
August 20, 2016
Just a a day after he released his Visual album Endless, Ocean releases a 17-track album on Apple Music (and a 12-track version at pop-up stores included a Boys Don't Cry artbook/magazine) featuring contributions from Beyonce, Jonny Greenwood of Radiohead, Kendrick Lamar, Rick Rubin, and Kanye West.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
8.9
VIEWS 15.

VIEWS

by Drake
April 29, 2016
Originally titled Views From The 6, the fourth full-length studio release for the Canadian rapper features guest appearances from Kyla, Pimp C, Popcaan, and Wizkid.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
5.7
Singing Saw 16.

Singing Saw

by Kevin Morby
April 15, 2016
The third full-length solo release for the former Woods bass player was produced by Sam Cohen.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
8.0
Starboy 17.

Starboy

by The Weeknd
November 25, 2016
The third full-length studio release for the Canadian artist features guest appearances from Daft Punk, Lana Del Rey, Future, and Kendrick Lamar.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
8.1
Dangerous Woman 18.

Dangerous Woman

by Ariana Grande
May 20, 2016
The third full-length release for the actor/pop singer features guest appearances from Future, Macy Gray, Lil Wayne, and Nicki Minaj.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
8.4
untitled unmastered. 19.

untitled unmastered.

by Kendrick Lamar
March 4, 2016
The surprise release from the rapper features guest appearances from Bilal, Cee-Lo Green, Terrace Martin, Punch, Jay Rock, Thundercat and Anna Wise.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
8.3
I AKA I 20.

I AKA I

by Ash Koosha
April 15, 2016
This is the second full-length solo release for the London-based Iranian electronic artist.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
7.1
Blackstar 21.

Blackstar

by David Bowie
January 8, 2016
The 25th full-length studio release for the art-rock artist is a seven-track album featuring contributions from Mark Guiliana, Jason Lindner, Donny McCaslin, Ben Monder, LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy, and Tedeschi Trucks Band's Tim Lefebvre.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
8.9
A Sailor's Guide to Earth 22.

A Sailor's Guide to Earth

by Sturgill Simpson
April 15, 2016
The third full-length release for the Grammy-nominated country artist features a cover of a Nirvana song and was self-produced.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
8.2
Coloring Book [Mixtape] 23.

Coloring Book [Mixtape]

by Chance the Rapper
May 13, 2016
The third mixtape from the Chicago rapper (an Apple Music exclusive for two weeks) features gospel elements as well as guest appearances from such artists as 2 Chainz, Justin Bieber, Francis and the Lights, Future, Jay Electronica, Lil Wayne, Kanye West, and Young Thug.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
8.3
The Getaway 24.

The Getaway

by Red Hot Chili Peppers
June 17, 2016
The 11th full-length studio release for the alternative rock band was produced by Danger Mouse.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
7.9
The  Diary 25.

The Diary

by J Dilla
April 15, 2016
Originally set to be released in 2002 before being shelved by MCA, the sixth full-length posthumous release for the Detroit rapper featured production from such artists as Bink, Hi-Tek, Madlib, Nottz, Pete Rock, and Kanye West.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
8.0
The Hope Six Demolition Project 26.

The Hope Six Demolition Project

by PJ Harvey
April 15, 2016
The ninth full-length studio release for the British singer-songwriter was drawn from Harvey's travels to Kosovo, Afghanistan and Washington, D.C.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
6.6
This Path Tonight 27.

This Path Tonight

by Graham Nash
April 15, 2016
The first solo release in 14 years for the British singer-songwriter was produced by Shane Fontayne.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
tbd
Santana IV 28.

Santana IV

by Santana
April 15, 2016
The guitarist is reunited with the 1970s band members Michael Carabello, Greg Rolie, Neal Schon, and Michael Shrieve along with current members Karl Perazzo and Benny Rietveld on the Latin rock group's latest studio release.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
7.4
29.

"Awaken, My Love!"

by Childish Gambino
December 2, 2016
The third full-length release for the hip hop artist/actor Donald Glover features influences of funk and soul music.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.5
BBF Hosted By DJ Escrow 30.

BBF Hosted By DJ Escrow

by Babyfather
April 15, 2016
The debut release for the Dean Blunt project features guest appearances from Arca and Micachu.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
tbd
Teens of Denial 31.

Teens of Denial

by Car Seat Headrest
May 20, 2016
The second full-length release (and the first recorded with a full band and studio production) for the indie rock band led by Will Toledo was produced by Steve Fisk.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
8.4
Skeleton Tree 32.

Skeleton Tree

by Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds
September 9, 2016
Nick Cave's 15-year-old son died in an accident while he was working on the alternative rock band's 16th album. The recording sessions were filmed for Andrew Dominik's documentary, One More Time With Feel.
Metascore:
95
User Score:
8.3
PersonA 33.

PersonA

by Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros
April 15, 2016
The fourth studio release for the indie-folk group led by Alex Ebert was recorded in New Orleans.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
7.6
Lost Themes II 34.

Lost Themes II

by John Carpenter
April 15, 2016
The follow-up to the horror filmmaker's non-soundtrack release features more electric and acoustic guitars.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
6.9
Endless 35.

Endless

by Frank Ocean
August 19, 2016
After several days of streaming video of himself building a wooden staircase, Frank Ocean releases an 18-track visual album on Apple Music.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
8.5
Utility 36.

Utility

by Kowton
April 15, 2016
This is the debut full-length solo release for the British electronic producer, Joe Cowton.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
tbd
24K Magic 37.

24K Magic

by Bruno Mars
November 18, 2016
The third full-length release for the R&B singer-songwriter was produced by Shampoo Press & Curl.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
6.6
Hardwired...To Self-Destruct 38.

Hardwired...To Self-Destruct

by Metallica
November 18, 2016
The 10th full-length studio release for the California metal band was produced by Greg Fidelman.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
7.9
Hold/Still 39.

Hold/Still

by Suuns
April 15, 2016
The third full-length release for the Canadian quartet was produced by John Congleton and recorded in three weeks.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
7.7
4 Your Eyez Only 40.

4 Your Eyez Only

by J. Cole
December 9, 2016
The fourth full-length studio release for the North Carolina hip-hop artist includes co-production with such producers as Elite, Cardiak, Chargaux, Ron Gilmore, and Elijah Scarlett.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
7.6
The Weight of These Wings 41.

The Weight of These Wings

by Miranda Lambert
November 18, 2016
The 24-track release from the country singer-songwriter features songs co-written with Anderson East, Natalie Hemby, Jack Ingram, Ashley Monroe, Josh Osborne, Liz Rose, and Foy Vance.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
7.6
We Got It From Here...Thank You 4 Your Service 42.

We Got It From Here...Thank You 4 Your Service

by A Tribe Called Quest
November 11, 2016
Phife Dawg passed away in March 2016 before the final studio release for the rap group that includes guest appearances from such artists as Anderson Paak, Andre 3000, Busta Rhymes, Consequence, Elton John, Talib Kweli, Kendrick Lamar, and Jack White.
Metascore:
91
User Score:
8.8
Let It Be You 43.

Let It Be You

by Joan as Police Woman
October 21, 2016
The debut full-length release for the collaboration between Joan As Policewoman & Benjamin Lazar Davis is loosely inspired by the musical patterns of the Central African Republic Pygmies.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
tbd
Dead 44.

Dead

by Spectres
April 15, 2016
The British noise-rock band had artists as Andy Bell, Factory Floor, Hookworms and Mogwai's Stuart Braithwaite remix its 2015 debut release, Dying.
Metascore:
62
User Score:
tbd
Front Row Seat to Earth 45.

Front Row Seat to Earth

by Weyes Blood
October 21, 2016
The latest full-length release for singer-songwriter Natalie Mering was co-produced with Chris Cohen.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.3
A Seat at the Table 46.

A Seat at the Table

by Solange
September 30, 2016
The third full-length studio release for the R&B singer features guest appearances from Nia Andrews, BJ The Chicago Kid, The Dream, Kelela, Lil Wayne, Q-Tip, Kelly Rowland, Sampha and
Metascore:
89
User Score:
8.4
Lighthouse 47.

Lighthouse

by David Crosby
October 21, 2016
The latest solo release from the singer-songwriter was co-written and executive produced by Michael League of Snarky Puppy.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
tbd
Life of Pause 48.

Life of Pause

by Wild Nothing
February 19, 2016
The third full-length release for the indie rock band led by Jack Tatum was recorded in Los Angeles and Stockholm.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
7.8
You Want It Darker 49.

You Want It Darker

by Leonard Cohen
October 21, 2016
The 14th full-length studio release for the Canadian singer-songwriter was produced by his son.
Metascore:
92
User Score:
8.4
Nine Track Mind 50.

Nine Track Mind

by Charlie Puth
January 29, 2016
The debut full-length release for the pop singer-songwriter who co-wrote the Wiz Khalifa song “See You Again,” features guest appearances from Selena Gomez and Meghan Trainor.
Metascore:
37
User Score:
4.7
Grasque 51.

Grasque

by Choir of Young Believers
February 19, 2016
The fifth full-length release for the Danish project of Jannis Noya Makrigiannis features a variety of influences including Danish pop, hip-hop, R&B, and techno.
Metascore:
59
User Score:
tbd
7/27 52.

7/27

by Fifth Harmony
May 27, 2016
The second full-length release for the pop group formed during the second season of The X Factor features guest appearances from Missy Elliott, Fetty Wap, and Ty Dolla Sign.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
7.8
Girl at the End of the World 53.

Girl at the End of the World

by James
March 18, 2016
The 14th full-length studio release for the British rock band was produced by Max Dingel.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
7.4
22, A Million 54.

22, A Million

by Bon Iver
September 30, 2016
The third full-length release for Justin Vernon was produced by Chris Messina.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
8.4
Livin' on a High Note 55.

Livin' on a High Note

by Mavis Staples
February 19, 2016
Produced by M Ward, the latest release from the R&B/soul singer features songs written for her by such artists as Aloe Blacc, Benjamin Booker, Neko Case, Nick Cave, Ben Harper, tUnE-yArds, and Justin Vernon.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
6.7
Love Yes 56.

Love Yes

by TEEN
February 19, 2016
The third full-length release for the Brooklyn-based band was produced by Daniel Schlett.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
7.5
Yes, I'm a Witch Too 57.

Yes, I'm a Witch Too

by Yoko Ono
February 19, 2016
The sequel to her 2007 remix album features collaborations with such artist as Peter Bjorn and John, Death Cab For Cutie, Sean Lennon, Moby, Penguin Prison, Portugal. The Man, Miike Snow, Sparks, and tUnE-yArDs.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
6.6
Basar 58.

Basar

by Africaine 808
February 19, 2016
The debut full-length release for the electronic project from Berlin-based DJ Nomad and producer Dirk Leyers that features influences from West African music.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
tbd
This Is Acting 59.

This Is Acting

by Sia
January 29, 2016
The seventh full-length release for the Australian singer features songs originally written for other artists such as Adele, Beyoncé, and Rihanna.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
7.8
Malibu 60.

Malibu

by Anderson .Paak
January 15, 2016
The second full-length release for the California rapper/singer-songwriter features guest appearances from BJ the Chicago Kid, The Free Nationals, The Game, Rapsody, Schoolboy Q, and the Timon Family Choir.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
8.6
Walls 61.

Walls

by Kings of Leon
October 14, 2016
The seventh full-length studio release for the rock band was produced by Markus Dravs.
Metascore:
62
User Score:
6.7
My Woman 62.

My Woman

by Angel Olsen
September 2, 2016
The third full-length release for the North Carolina-based singer-songwriter was produced by Justin Raisen.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
8.5
How to Be a Human Being 63.

How to Be a Human Being

by Glass Animals
August 26, 2016
The second full-length release for the British band was inspired people telling stories.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
8.7
Death of a Bachelor 64.

Death of a Bachelor

by Panic! At the Disco
January 15, 2016
The fifth full-length studio release for the rock band-turned-solo-act featuring Brendon Urie was produced by Jake Sinclair.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
8.0
This Unruly Mess I've Made 65.

This Unruly Mess I've Made

by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
February 26, 2016
The second full-length release for the hip hop duo features guest appearances from such artists as Anderson .Paak, Leon Bridges, Chance The Rapper, DJ Premier, Idris Elba, KRS-One, Kool Moe Dee, and Ed Sheeran.
Metascore:
59
User Score:
6.2
Painting With 66.

Painting With

by Animal Collective
February 19, 2016
Avey Tare, Geologist, and Panda Bear created shorter songs for the trio's 11th full-length release that features contributions from Colin Stetson and John Cale.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
7.6
Eyes on the Lines 67.

Eyes on the Lines

by Steve Gunn
June 3, 2016
The latest solo release for the singer-songwriter is his first on the Matador label.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
6.9
Thank You 68.

Thank You

by Meghan Trainor
May 13, 2016
Executive produced by Ricky Reed, the second full-length major studio release for the pop singer-songwriter feature guest appearances from LunchMoney Lewis and Yo Gotti.
Metascore:
60
User Score:
5.7
Lady Wood 69.

Lady Wood

by Tove Lo
October 28, 2016
The second full-length release for the Swedish pop artist features guest appearances from Joe Janiak and Wiz Khalifa.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
8.7
Black America Again 70.

Black America Again

by Common
November 4, 2016
The 11th full-length studio release for the hip hop artist features guest appearances from Marsha Ambrosius, Bilal, BJ the Chicago Kid, Tasha Cobbs, John Legend, PJ, Syd tha Kyd, and Stevie Wonder.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
7.3
Gore 71.

Gore

by Deftones
April 8, 2016
The eight full-length studio release for the Sacramento alternative metal band features a guest appearance from Alice in Chain's Jerry Cantrell.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.0
Wildflower 72.

Wildflower

by The Avalanches
July 8, 2016
The second full-length release for the Australian electronic band comes 16 years after its debut album Since I Left You with features guest appearances from Ariel Pink, David Berman, Jean-Michel Bernard, Biz Markie, Danny Brown, Camp Lo, Jonathan Donahue, Warren Ellis, Jennifer Herrema, Father John Misty, MF Doom, Paris Pershun and Toro y Moi.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.3
Revolution Radio 73.

Revolution Radio

by Green Day
October 7, 2016
The 12th full-length studio release for the Northern California punk trio was self-produced and includes songs about gun violence in the US as well as a track lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong wrote for the movie he stars in.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
7.8
California 74.

California

by Blink-182
July 1, 2016
The seventh full-length studio release for the pop-punk band was produced by John Feldmann and is the first with Alkaline Trio's Matt Skiba, who replaced Tom DeLonge.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
7.5
AIM 75.

AIM

by M.I.A.
September 9, 2016
The fifth full-length studio release for the London artist features contributions from such artists as Blaqstarr, Diplo, and Zayn.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
8.1
American Band 76.

American Band

by Drive-By Truckers
September 30, 2016
The 11th full-length release for the Southern rock band formed by Mike Cooley and Patterson Hood features songs about such topics as immigration, gun violence, politics, and race.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
7.9
Still Brazy 77.

Still Brazy

by YG
June 17, 2016
The second full-length studio release for the Compton rapper features guest appearances from Bricc Baby, Burnt Out, Drake, The Homegirl, Kamaiyah, Lil Wayne, Joe Moses, Nipsey Hussle, Sad Boy, and Slim 400.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.5
The Colour In Anything 78.

The Colour In Anything

by James Blake
May 5, 2016
The surprise album release of the British electronic producer's third full-length features a collaboration with Bon Iver as well as the track "Radio Silence," which had been the tentative title of the album in 2015.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
8.5
Blank Face LP 79.

Blank Face LP

by ScHoolboy Q
July 8, 2016
The fourth full-length release for the Los Angeles rapper features guest appearances from Anderson .Paak, E-40, Jadakiss, Miguel, Candice Pillay, Lance Skiiiwalker, Vince Staples, SZA, Tha Dogg Pound, TF and Kanye West.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.4
Puberty 2 80.

Puberty 2

by Mitski
June 17, 2016
The fourth full-length release for the New York indie artist was produced by Patrick Hyland.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
8.8
Junk 81.

Junk

by M83
April 8, 2016
The first new studio release in over five years for the French electronic-pop band led by Anthony Gonzalez features guest appearances from beck, Mai Lan, Jordan Lawlor, and Susanne Sundfør.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
7.9
American Football (LP2) 82.

American Football (LP2)

by American Football
October 21, 2016
The second full-length release for the emo/indie rock band comes 15 years after its debut.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
7.7
Blue and Lonesome 83.

Blue and Lonesome

by The Rolling Stones
December 2, 2016
Recorded over three days, the latest full-length release of blues covers for the rock band features Eric Clapton on guitar on two tracks.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
7.4
Schmilco 84.

Schmilco

by Wilco
September 9, 2016
The 10th full-length studio release for the Chicago alt-rock band was recorded during the same sessions for 2015's Star Wars.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
7.9
Love & Hate 85.

Love & Hate

by Michael Kiwanuka
July 15, 2016
The second full-length release for the British singer-songwriter was produced by Danger Mouse.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
8.5
Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight 86.

Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight

by Travis Scott
September 2, 2016
The second full-length studio release for the rapper is an Apple exclusive and features contributions from such artists as André 3000, Kid Cudi, Swizz Beatz, Blac Youngsta, Cassie, 21 Savage, Kendrick Lamar, Bryson Tiller, Young Thug, Quavo, The Weeknd, K. Forest and Nav.
Metascore:
64
User Score:
7.7
Cleopatra 87.

Cleopatra

by The Lumineers
April 8, 2016
The second full-length release for the Grammy-nominated folk-rock band was produced by Ryan Hadlock.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
7.1
I Like It When You Sleep, For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware of It 88.

I Like It When You Sleep, For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware of It

by The 1975
February 26, 2016
The second full-length release for the British alternative rock band was produced by Mike Crossey.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
8.2
Bottomless Pit 89.

Bottomless Pit

by Death Grips
May 6, 2016
Released digitally, the instrumentals and vocals for the fifth full-length studio release for the Sacramental experimental hip-hop band was also released as a free download. A physical release of the entire album is scheduled for July.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.6
Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin' 90.

Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin'

by Kid Cudi
December 28, 2016
The sixth full-length release for the hip-hop artist features guest appearances from André Benjamin, Travis Scott, Willow Smith, and Pharrell Williams.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
8.3
Running out of Love 91.

Running out of Love

by The Radio Dept.
October 21, 2016
The first release in over six years for the Swedish dream pop band was influenced by the frustrations at the direction they felt Sweden is heading toward.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
7.6
Woman 92.

Woman

by Justice
November 18, 2016
The third full-length studio release for the French electronic duo features guest appeances from Johnny Blake, Morgan Phalen of Diamond Nights, Romuald, and M. Yaman.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
7.5
Freetown Sound 93.

Freetown Sound

by Blood Orange
June 28, 2016
The third full-length release for Dev Hynes was self-produced and released three days ahead of its scheduled release date.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.6
Atrocity Exhibition 94.

Atrocity Exhibition

by Danny Brown
September 27, 2016
The fourth full-length release for the Detroit rapper was produced by Paul White and features guest appearances from Ab-Soul, B-Real, Kelela, Kendrick Lamar, Petite Noir, and Earl Sweatshirt.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
8.8
Always Strive and Prosper 95.

Always Strive and Prosper

by A$AP Ferg
April 22, 2016
The second full-length studio release for the rapper features guest appearances from such artists as A$AP Mob, Big Sean, Chris Brown, Chuck D, Missy Elliott, Future, ScHoolboy Q, and Ty Dolla $ign.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
7.3
The Glowing Man 96.

The Glowing Man

by Swans
June 17, 2016
This is the fourth and final release for the Michael Gira-led experimental rock band's line-up that includes Christoph Hahn, Thor Harris, Christopher Pravdica, Phil Puleo, and Norman Westberg.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.6
You Will Never Be One of Us 97.

You Will Never Be One of Us

by NAILS
June 17, 2016
The third full-length release for the California metal trio was produced by Kurt Ballou.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
6.7
SremmLife 2 98.

SremmLife 2

by Rae Sremmurd
August 12, 2016
The second full-length release form the rap brother duo from Mississippi features guest appearances from Gucci Mane, Juicy J, Kodak Black, and Lil Jon.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
7.0
The Altar 99.

The Altar

by Banks
September 30, 2016
The second full-length release for the Los Angeles-based artist features contributions from Tim Anderson, Al Shux, Sohn,
Metascore:
70
User Score:
8.7
Stranger to Stranger 100.

Stranger to Stranger

by Paul Simon
June 3, 2016
The 13th full-length solo release for the folk rock singer-songwriter was produced by Andy Smith and Roy Halee.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
8.0

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    Twelve Carat Toothache - Post Malone

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    The Versions - Neneh Cherry

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  4. 71

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  5. 72

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