Album Releases by User Score

Motomami 1.

Motomami

by Rosalía
March 18, 2022
The third full-length release for Spanish singer-songwriter Rosalía features guest appearances from Tokischa and The Weeknd.
Metascore:
94
User Score:
8.8
Ants From Up There 2.

Ants From Up There

by Black Country, New Road
February 4, 2022
The second full-length release for the British post-rock band Black Country, New Road is its last with frontman and co-founder Isaac Wood, who announced he was leaving the band in January 2022.
Metascore:
92
User Score:
9.0
Feeding the Machine 3.

Feeding the Machine

by Binker & Moses
February 25, 2022
The latest full-length release for British free jazz duo Binker & Moses was recorded by producer Hugh Padgham.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
tbd
Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers 4.

Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers

by Kendrick Lamar
May 13, 2022
The fifth full-length studio release for rapper Kendrick Lamar features guest appearances from Baby Keem, Blxst, Sam Dew, Ghostface Killah, Beth Gibbons of Portishead, Kodak Black, Tanna Leone, Taylour Paige, Amanda Reifer, Sampha, and Summer Walker.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
9.0
Dawn FM 5.

Dawn FM

by The Weeknd
January 7, 2022
The sixth full-length studio release for The Weeknd features guest appearances from Jim Carrey, Lil Wayne, and Tyler, the Creator as well as contributions from Oscar Holter, Quincy Jones, Max Martin, and Oneohtrix Point Never.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
9.0
Dragon New Warm Mountain I Believe in You 6.

Dragon New Warm Mountain I Believe in You

by Big Thief
February 11, 2022
The fifth full-length release for Brooklyn indie rock band Big Thief was recorded it was recorded in California, Colorado, upstate New York, and Tucson.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
9.0
This Is a Photograph 7.

This Is a Photograph

by Kevin Morby
May 13, 2022
The seventh full-length solo release for singer-songwriter Kevin Morby was produced by Sam Cohen and was inspired in part by old family photographs he looked at after his father had a heath scare.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
8.5
For You Who Are the Wronged 8.

For You Who Are the Wronged

by Kathryn Joseph
April 22, 2022
The third full-length solo release for Scottish singer-songwriter Kathryn Joseph was co-produced with Lomond Campbell.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
tbd
Live at the El Mocambo 9.

Live at the El Mocambo

by The Rolling Stones
May 13, 2022
The two-disc release from The Rolling Stones features the official recording of two secret 1977 shows at Toronto's 300-capacity The El Mocambo club, including the full set from the second show.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
tbd
Electricity 10.

Electricity

by Ibibio Sound Machine
March 25, 2022
The fourth full-length release for Nigerian Afro-funk electronic band Ibibio Sound Machine was produced by Hot Chip.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
8.7
Wet Leg 11.

Wet Leg

by Wet Leg
April 8, 2022
The debut full-length release for the Isle Of Wight indie rock duo Wet Leg was produced and recorded by Dan Carey except for two tracks produced by Jon McMullen ("Chaise Longue") and Josh Mobaraki ("Angelica").
Metascore:
87
User Score:
8.3
LIFE ON EARTH 12.

LIFE ON EARTH

by Hurray for the Riff Raff
February 18, 2022
The latest full-length release for Alynda Segarra's project Hurray For The Riff Raff was produced by Brad Cook.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
9.0
It's Almost Dry 13.

It's Almost Dry

by Pusha T
April 22, 2022
The fourth full-length studio release for rapper Push T features guest appearances from Jay-Z, Kid Cudi, Labrinth, Lil Uzi Vert, Malice, Don Toliver, Pharrell Williams, and Ye.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
8.6
A Light for Attracting Attention 14.

A Light for Attracting Attention

by The Smile
May 13, 2022
The debut full-length release for Thom Yorke, Jonny Greenwood and Tom Skinner as The Smile was produced by Nigel Godrich.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
8.9
Diaspora Problems 15.

Diaspora Problems

by Soul Glo
March 25, 2022
The fourth full-length release for Philadelphia hardcore band Soul Glo features guest appearances BEARCAT, McKinley Dixon, Kathryn Edwards, Lojii, Mother Maryrose and Zula Wildheart.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
8.5
Sick! 16.

Sick!

by Earl Sweatshirt
January 14, 2022
The fourth full-length studio release for rapper Earl Sweatshirt features guest appearances from Armand Hammer and Zelooperz.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
7.5
Lucifer on the Sofa 17.

Lucifer on the Sofa

by Spoon
February 11, 2022
The 10th full-length studio release for the Austin indie rock band Spoon was produced with Mark Rankin.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
8.8
The Overload 18.

The Overload

by Yard Act
January 21, 2022
The debut full-length release for the British band Yard Act was recorded with Ali Chant.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
7.5
Pompeii 19.

Pompeii

by Cate Le Bon
February 4, 2022
The sixth full-length release for Welsh singer-songwriter Cate Le Bon was co-produced with Samur Khouja.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
8.2
Bob Vylan Presents the Price of Life 20.

Bob Vylan Presents the Price of Life

by Bob Vylan
April 22, 2022
The latest full-length release for London-based duo Bob Vylan was self-produced, mixed and recorded with contributions from Laurent 'Lags' Barnard of Gallows, Bobby Bentham of Strange Bones, Josh and Jon Skints of The Skints.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
tbd
Classic Objects 21.

Classic Objects

by Jenny Hval
March 11, 2022
The latest full-length release for Oslo-based singer-songwriter Jenny Hval features songs about places she has been as well as imagined places.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
8.0
Melt My Eyez See Your Future 22.

Melt My Eyez See Your Future

by Denzel Curry
March 25, 2022
The latest full-length release for Florida rapper Denzel Curry features guest appearances from 454, 6LACK, Robert Glasper, Jasiah, JID, Buzzy Lee, Rico Nasty, Bridget Perez, Powers Pleasant, Karriem Riggins, slowthai, T-Pain, and Saul Williams.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
9.1
If My Wife New I'd Be Dead 23.

If My Wife New I'd Be Dead

by CMAT
March 4, 2022
This is the debut full-length release for the Irish pop singer-songwriter Ciara Mary-Alice Thompson as CMAT.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
9.0
Skinty Fia 24.

Skinty Fia

by Fontaines D.C.
April 22, 2022
The third full-length studio release for Irish post-punk band Fontaines D.C. was produced by Dan Carey and features an accordion on one track.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
7.0
I Dont Know Who Needs to Hear This... 25.

I Dont Know Who Needs to Hear This...

by Tomberlin
April 29, 2022
The second full-length release for singer-songwriter Sarah Beth Tomberlin was recorded over two weeks in Brooklyn with producer and engineer Phil Weinrobe.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
tbd
Topical Dancer 26.

Topical Dancer

by Charlotte Adigéry
March 4, 2022
The debut full-length release for Belgian electro-pop duo Charlotte Adigéry and Bolis Pupul was co-produced by Soulwax.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
8.2
Glitch Princess 27.

Glitch Princess

by yeule
February 4, 2022
The second full-length release for London-based artist yeule features a collaboration with Danny L Harle.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
8.6
Dance Fever 28.

Dance Fever

by Florence + the Machine
May 13, 2022
The fifth full-length studio release for British indie rock band Florence + The Machine features production with Jack Antonoff and Glass Animals' Dave Bayley.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
9.4
Impera 29.

Impera

by Ghost
March 11, 2022
The fifth full-length studio release for the Swedish rock band Ghost was produced by Klas Ahlund.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
8.9
How Is It That I Should Look at the Stars 30.

How Is It That I Should Look at the Stars

by The Weather Station
March 4, 2022
The sixth full-length release for Canadian band The Weather Station was written at the same time as 2021's Ignorance.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
7.6
Carry Me Home 31.

Carry Me Home

by Mavis Staples
May 20, 2022
The collaboration between Mavis Staples and Levon Helm was recording at his Woodstock studios during the summer of 2011.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
tbd
Once Twice Melody 32.

Once Twice Melody

by Beach House
February 18, 2022
The latest full-length release for Baltimore duo Beach House was self-produced and features a live string ensemble.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
9.2
You Belong There 33.

You Belong There

by Daniel Rossen
April 8, 2022
The debut full-length solo release for Grizzly Bear's Daniel Rossen was self-produced and recorded at his home studio in New Mexico.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
7.6
The Line Is a Curve 34.

The Line Is a Curve

by Kae Tempest
April 8, 2022
The latest full-length release for London-based poet/musician Kae Tempest features guest appearances from Brockhampton's Kevin Abstract, Fontaines D.C.'s Grian Chatten, Confucius MC, and Lianne La Havas.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
7.9
Limbs 35.

Limbs

by Keeley Forsyth
February 25, 2022
The second full-length release for British singer-songwriter Keeley Forsyth was produced with Ross Downes.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
tbd
Frank 36.

Frank

by Fly Anakin
March 11, 2022
The debut full-length studio release for rapper Fly Anakin features guest appearances from Big Kahuna OG Henny L.O., Billz Egypt, Nickelus F, and Pink Siifu.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
tbd
The Tipping Point 37.

The Tipping Point

by Tears for Fears
February 25, 2022
British pop-rock duo Tears For Fears worked with Charlton Pettus, Florian Reutter and Sacha Skarbek on its first full-length studio release in 17 years.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.9
Everything Was Beautiful 38.

Everything Was Beautiful

by Spiritualized
April 22, 2022
The ninth full-length studio release for J Spaceman's space rock band Spiritualized was recorded at 11 different studios.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.0
The Unraveling of Puptheband 39.

The Unraveling of Puptheband

by PUP
April 1, 2022
The fourth full-length release for Toronto punk band PUP was produced with Peter Katis.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.4
El Mirador 40.

El Mirador

by Calexico
April 8, 2022
The 10th full-length studio release for Arizona duo Calexico was recorded at Sergio Mendoza's home studio and features vocals from Gaby Moreno and Jairo Zavala.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
tbd
Palomino 41.

Palomino

by Miranda Lambert
April 29, 2022
The latest full-length release for country singer-songwriter Miranda Lambert features a guest appearance from The B-52's.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
9.2
Whatever the Weather 42.

Whatever the Weather

by Whatever the Weather
April 8, 2022
The debut full-length release for Whatever the Weather, the side project for London-based electronic producer Loraine James features more ambient sounds.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
tbd
PAINLESS 43.

PAINLESS

by Nilüfer Yanya
March 4, 2022
London-based singer-songwriter Nilüfer Yanya worked with Wilma Archer, Jazzi Bobbi, Bullion, and Andrew Sarlo for her second full-length release.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.3
Blue Water Road 44.

Blue Water Road

by Kehlani
April 29, 2022
The third full-length studio release for R&B singer-songwriter Kehlani features guest appearances from Ambré, Justin Bieber, Blxst, Jessie Reyez, Syd, and Thundercat.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
9.6
Laurel Hell 45.

Laurel Hell

by Mitski
February 4, 2022
The sixth full-length release for New York City indie artist Mitski was produced by Patrick Hyland.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.6
Past Life Regression 46.

Past Life Regression

by Papercuts
April 1, 2022
The seventh full-length release for the Jason Quever-led project Papercuts was self-recorded.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
tbd
The Boy Named If 47.

The Boy Named If

by Elvis Costello & the Imposters
January 14, 2022
The latest full-length release from Elvis Costello And The Imposters features a guest appearance from Nicole Atkins.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.1
Few Good Things 48.

Few Good Things

by Saba
February 4, 2022
The third full-length release for Chicago rapper Saba features guest appearances from 6LACK, Black Thought, Cheflee, Daoud, Fousheé, G Herbo, Eryn Allen Kane, Krayzie Bone, Mereba, Pivot Gang, Smino, and Benjamin Earl Turner.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.4
Anaïs Mitchell 49.

Anaïs Mitchell

by Anaïs Mitchell
January 28, 2022
The latest full-length release from singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell features contributions from Thomas Bartlett, JT Bates, Aaron Dessner, Josh Kaufman, Michael Lewis, and Nico Muhly.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
7.8
Sonancy 50.

Sonancy

by Loop
March 25, 2022
The first full-length release for British rock band Loop in over 30 years features a new line-up led by Robert Hampson.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
tbd
Harry's House 51.

Harry's House

by Harry Styles
May 20, 2022
The third full-length solo release for Harry Styles was recorded in Los Angeles, Tokyo and the United Kingdom.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
9.1
Ramona Park Broke My Heart 52.

Ramona Park Broke My Heart

by Vince Staples
April 8, 2022
The fifth full-length studio release for Long Beach rapper Vince Staples features guest appearances from Lil Baby, Mustard and Ty Dolla $ign.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.2
Warm Chris 53.

Warm Chris

by Aldous Harding
March 25, 2022
The fourth full-length release for Cardiff-based New Zealand singer-songwriter Aldous Harding was recorded in Wales and produced by John Parish.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.5
Chloe and the Next 20th Century 54.

Chloe and the Next 20th Century

by Father John Misty
April 8, 2022
The fifth full-length release for Josh Tillman as Father John Misty was produced with Jonathan Wilson.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.1
Labyrinthitis 55.

Labyrinthitis

by Destroyer
March 25, 2022
The latest full-length release for Dan Bejar-led band Destroyer was produced and mixed by John Collins.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
7.8
Gifted 56.

Gifted

by Koffee
March 25, 2022
The debut full-length release for the Jamaican reggae artist Koffee features production with JAE5 and Frank Dukes.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
7.4
Fever Dreams, Pts. 1-4 57.

Fever Dreams, Pts. 1-4

by Johnny Marr
February 25, 2022
The fourth full-length solo studio release for former Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr was recorded during the COVID-19 lockdown with half of the tracks released on two EPs (Fever Dreams Pt. 1 and 2) in 2021.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.8
Broken Hearts Club 58.

Broken Hearts Club

by Syd
April 8, 2022
The second full-length release for Los Angeles R&B artist Syd features guest appearances from Kehlani, Lucky Daye and Smino.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
tbd
Two Ribbons 59.

Two Ribbons

by Let's Eat Grandma
April 29, 2022
The third full-length release for the British duo Let's Eat Grandma was produced with David Wrench.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.8
Preacher's Daughter 60.

Preacher's Daughter

by Ethel Cain
May 13, 2022
The debut full-length release for Alabama-based singer-songwriter Ethel Cain was self-produced.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
9.1
God Don't Make Mistakes 61.

God Don't Make Mistakes

by Conway the Machine
February 25, 2022
The latest full-length solo release for Buffalo rapper Conway The Machine features guest appearances from 7xvethegenius, Benny The Butcher, Lil Wayne, Novel, Keisha Plum, Annette Price, Rick Ross, Jill Scott, Beanie Sigel, Jae Skeese, T.I., and Westside Gunn.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.7
Waterslide, Diving Board, Ladder to the Sky 62.

Waterslide, Diving Board, Ladder to the Sky

by Porridge Radio
May 20, 2022
The third full-length release for British indie rock quartet Porridge Radio was co-produced by Tom Carmichael with the band's own singer Dana Margolin and drummer Sam Yardley.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
tbd
Zeit 63.

Zeit

by Rammstein
April 29, 2022
When Rammstein's tour was postponed by the COVID-19 pandemic, they started writing and recording this eighth studio release during the lockdowns.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
9.3
Bronco 64.

Bronco

by Orville Peck
April 8, 2022
The second full-length release for the masked Canadian country artist Orville Peck was inspired in part by '70s country and California psychedelic rock music.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.6
See Through You 65.

See Through You

by A Place to Bury Strangers
February 4, 2022
The sixth full-length release for the Brooklyn post-punk band A Place to Bury Strangers is its first LP with John Fedowitz and Sandra Fedowitz.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
tbd
Visitor 66.

Visitor

by Empath
February 11, 2022
The second full-length release for the Philadelphia noise-pop band Empath was produced by Unknown Mortal Orchestra's Jake Portrait.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
tbd
W 67.

W

by Boris
January 21, 2022
The latest full-length release from the Japanese post-rock band Boris is its first on the Sacred Bones label.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
tbd
Endless Rooms 68.

Endless Rooms

by Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever
May 6, 2022
The third full-length release for Melbourne-based indie rock band Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever was produced with Matt Duffy.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
5.8
The Gods We Can Touch 69.

The Gods We Can Touch

by Aurora
January 21, 2022
The third full-length studio release for the Norwegian pop artist AURORA features a guest appearance from Pomme.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
9.3
Caprisongs [Mixtape] 70.

Caprisongs [Mixtape]

by FKA twigs
January 14, 2022
The first mixtape from FKA twigs features guest appearances from Dystopia, Rema, Pa Salieu, Shygirl, Jorja Smith, Unknown T, and The Weeknd.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.6
Wild Loneliness 71.

Wild Loneliness

by Superchunk
February 25, 2022
The 12th full-length release for North Carolina indie rock band Superchunk features contributions from such artists as Tracyanne Campbell of Camera Obscura, R.E.M.'s Mike Mills, Owen Pallett, Andy Stack of Wye Oak, Sharon Van Etten, Norman Blake and Raymond McGinley of Teenage Fanclub.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
tbd
Running with the Hurricane 72.

Running with the Hurricane

by Camp Cope
March 25, 2022
The third full-length release for Australian trio Camp Cope was recorded, produced and mixed with Anna Laverty.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
tbd
We've Been Going About This All Wrong 73.

We've Been Going About This All Wrong

by Sharon Van Etten
May 6, 2022
The sixth full-length release from singer-songwriter Sharon Van Etten was produced with Daniel Knowles.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.4
Growing Up 74.

Growing Up

by The Linda Lindas
April 8, 2022
The debut full-length release for the Los Angeles-based punk band The Linda Lindas was recorded, mixed and produced by Carlos de la Garza.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.5
Get On Board 75.

Get On Board

by Taj Mahal
April 22, 2022
The latest full-length release for the collaboration between Taj Mahal and Ry Cooder features covers of songs from Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
tbd
Squeeze 76.

Squeeze

by SASAMI
February 25, 2022
The second full-length release for Los Angeles-based artist SASAMI features elements of classical, country-pop, folk rock, and nu-metal music.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
tbd
Everything Was Forever 77.

Everything Was Forever

by Sea Power
February 11, 2022
This is the seventh full-length release for the British band previously known as British Sea Power.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
tbd
Headful of Sugar 78.

Headful of Sugar

by Sunflower Bean
May 6, 2022
The third full-length release for New York indie rock trio Sunflower Bean was produced and mixed by Unknown Mortal Orchestra's Jacob Portrait.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
tbd
The Dream 79.

The Dream

by Alt-J
February 11, 2022
The fourth full-length release for the British indie rock trio Alt-J was produced by Charlie Andrew.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.6
LP.8 80.

LP.8

by Kelly Lee Owens
April 29, 2022
The latest full-length release for Welsh electronic artist Kelly Lee Owens was created in Oslo with Lasse Marhaug.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
tbd
Crash 81.

Crash

by Charli XCX
March 18, 2022
The fifth full-length studio release for British pop artist Charli XCX features guest appearances from Christine and the Queens, Caroline Polachek, and Rina Sawayama.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.6
Heterosexuality 82.

Heterosexuality

by Shamir
February 11, 2022
The latest full-length release for Philadelphia artist Shamir was produced by Hollow Comet and mixed by Justin Tailor.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
9.0
B Flat A 83.

B Flat A

by Trupa Trupa
February 11, 2022
This is the sixth full-length release for the Polish rock band Trupa Trupa.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
tbd
Radiate Like This 84.

Radiate Like This

by Warpaint
May 6, 2022
The first full-length release in nearly six years for Los Angeles indie rock band Warpaint was produced with Sam Petts-Davies.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.6
Covers 85.

Covers

by Cat Power
January 14, 2022
The latest full-length covers album from Cat Power features songs from such artists as Jackson Brown, Nick Cave, Lana Del Rey, Billie Holiday, Iggy Pop, Frank Ocean, The Replacements, and Kitty Wells.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
7.6
Earthling 86.

Earthling

by Eddie Vedder
February 11, 2022
The third full-length solo release for the Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder features a guest appearance from Elton John and was produced by Andrew Watt.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
7.7
Ivory 87.

Ivory

by Omar Apollo
April 8, 2022
The latest full-length release for singer-songwriter Omar Apollo features guest appearances from Daniel Caesar and Kali Uchis.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
9.2
(Watch My Moves) 88.

(Watch My Moves)

by Kurt Vile
April 15, 2022
The first full-length release on Verve Records for Philadelphia rock artist Kurt Vile was self-produced with contributions from Chastity Belt, Cate Le Bon, Sarah Jones, Stella Mozgawa, Rob Schnapf, James Stewart, and The Violators.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
7.6
A Bit of Previous 89.

A Bit of Previous

by Belle and Sebastian
May 6, 2022
The latest full-length release for Scottish indie pop band Belle And Sebastian was self-produced and features contributions from Kevin Burleigh, Shawn Everett, Brian McNeil, and Matt Wiggins.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
7.3
Raum 90.

Raum

by Tangerine Dream
February 25, 2022
This is the second full-length release for German electronic band Tangerine Dream after the death of Edgar Froese in 2015.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
tbd
Things Are Great 91.

Things Are Great

by Band of Horses
March 4, 2022
The first full-length studio release in five years for the Ben Bridwell-led band Band Of Horses.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
8.8
Tilt 92.

Tilt

by Confidence Man
April 1, 2022
The second full-length release for Australian dance quartet Confidence Man was self-produced and mixed by Ewan Pearson.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
6.4
EYEYE 93.

EYEYE

by Lykke Li
May 20, 2022
The fifth full-length release for Swedish singer-songwriter Lykke Li was produced by Björn Yttling.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
8.8
Mahal 94.

Mahal

by Toro y Moi
April 29, 2022
The seventh full-length studio release for Chaz Bear as Toro y Moi features guest appearances from Salami Rose Joe Louis, The Mattson 2, and Sofie.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
8.6
Never Let Me Go 95.

Never Let Me Go

by Placebo
March 25, 2022
The eighth full-length studio release for the British alternative rock band Placebo is its first album in nine years and the first as a duo (drummer Steve Forrest left in 2015).
Metascore:
78
User Score:
9.0
*Happiness Not Included 96.

*Happiness Not Included

by Soft Cell
May 6, 2022
The first full-length studio release in 20 years for British synth-pop duo Soft Cell features a song collaboration with the Pet Shop Boys.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
tbd
Forgiveness 97.

Forgiveness

by Girlpool
April 29, 2022
The fourth full-length release for Los Angeles indie pop duo Girlpool was produced by Yves Rothman.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
tbd
Emotional Eternal 98.

Emotional Eternal

by Melody's Echo Chamber
April 29, 2022
The third full-length release for French artist Melody's Echo Chamber was produced by Dungen's Reine Fiske and The Amazing's Fredrik Swahn.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
tbd
For the Sake of Bethel Woods 99.

For the Sake of Bethel Woods

by Midlake
March 18, 2022
The fifth full-length studio release for Texas folk rock band Midlake was produced by John Congleton.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
7.8
Forever 100.

Forever

by Phife Dawg
March 22, 2022
Phife Dawg's posthumous release features guest appearances from Cheryl Boyce-Taylor, Darien Brockington, Busta Rhymes, Dwele, Illa J, Lyric Jones, Little Brother, Maseo of De La Soul, Renée Neufville, Pos of De La Soul, Q-Tip, Rapsody, Redman, V.Rich, and Angela Winbush.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
7.3

Titles with fewer than 7 critic reviews are excluded.

Highs and Lows
Highest of the Month
  1. 89

    Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers - Kendrick Lamar

    • Release Date: May 13, 2022
    • User Score: 9.0
  2. 87

    This Is a Photograph - Kevin Morby

    • Release Date: May 13, 2022
    • User Score: 8.5
  3. 87

    Live at the El Mocambo - The Rolling Stones

    • Release Date: May 13, 2022
  4. 86

    Un Verano Sin Ti - Bad Bunny

    • Release Date: May 6, 2022
    • User Score: 6.6
  5. 86

    A Light for Attracting Attention - The Smile

    • Release Date: May 13, 2022
    • User Score: 8.9
Lowest of the Month
  1. 52

    Come Home the Kids Miss You - Jack Harlow

    • Release Date: May 6, 2022
    • User Score: 3.4
  2. 74

    WE - Arcade Fire

    • Release Date: May 6, 2022
    • User Score: 8.2
  3. 74

    Palaces - Flume

    • Release Date: May 20, 2022
    • User Score: 7.3
  4. 77

    How to Let Go - Sigrid

    • Release Date: May 6, 2022
    • User Score: 8.6
  5. 77

    Royce Hall 1971 [Live] - Neil Young

    • Release Date: May 6, 2022