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Little Oblivions 1.

Little Oblivions

by Julien Baker
February 26, 2021
The third full-length release for the singer-songwriter was recorded in Memphis by Calvin Lauber and mixed by Craig Silvey.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
9.7
evermore 2.

evermore

by Taylor Swift
December 11, 2020
The second surprise release from the singer-songwriter in 2020 features contributions from Jack Antonoff, Aaron Dessner, Haim, Marcus Mumford, The National, Justin Vernon, and William Bowery (aka Joe Alwyn).
Metascore:
85
User Score:
9.5
Flowers for Vases/descansos 3.

Flowers for Vases/descansos

by Hayley Williams
February 5, 2021
The second full-length solo release for the Paramore singer was recorded at her Nashville home during the COVID-19 lockdown.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
9.4
Music to Be Murdered By - Side B (Deluxe Edition) 4.

Music to Be Murdered By - Side B (Deluxe Edition)

by Eminem
December 18, 2020
The second surprise release in 2020 from the rapper features guest appearances from Anderson .Paak, DJ Premier, Dr. Dre, Miller Glasgow, Skylar Grey, Juice WRLD, KXNG Crooked, MAJ, Brendan Malloy, Joell Ortiz, Royce Da 5'9", Ed Sheeran, Sly Pyper, Don Toliver, Ty Dolla $ign, White Gold, and Young M.A.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
9.3
Carnage 5.

Carnage

by Nick Cave & Warren Ellis
February 25, 2021
The surprise release for the latest full-length collaboration between Nick Cave and Warren Ellis was recorded over a week.
Metascore:
93
User Score:
9.1
Not Your Muse 6.

Not Your Muse

by Celeste
January 29, 2021
The debut full-length release for the Los Angeles-born, London-based singer-songwriter who won the BBC Sound of 2020 features production from Josh Crocker, Jamie Hartman and John Hill.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
9.1
Odin's Raven Magic 7.

Odin's Raven Magic

by Sigur Rós
December 4, 2020
The recording of the collaboration between the Icelandic band, Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson, Steindór Andersen and Maria Huld Markan Sigfúsdóttir with the Schola Cantorum of Reykjavík and L’Orchestre des Laureats du Conservatoire National de Paris is finally released after having premiered it live on stage back in 2002.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
9.0
Nobody Is Listening 8.

Nobody Is Listening

by ZAYN
January 15, 2021
The third full-length solo studio release for the ex-One Direction singer features guest appearances from Syd (of The Internet) and Deviln.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
8.9
We Will Always Love You 9.

We Will Always Love You

by The Avalanches
December 11, 2020
The third full-length release for the Australian electronic duo features guest appearances from such artist as Blood Orange, Leon Bridges, Vashti Bunyan, Neneh Cherry, Rivers Cuomo, Perry Farrell, Karen O, Jamie xx, Mick Jones, Sananda Maitreya (formerly known as Terence Trent D'Arby), Johnny Marr, MGMT, Oroño, Sampa the Great, Pink Siifu, Tricky, and Kurt Vile.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
8.9
Ignorance 10.

Ignorance

by The Weather Station
February 5, 2021
The fifth full-length studio release Tamara Lindeman project was co-produced with Marcus Paquin, who also mixed the record.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
8.8
Weird! 11.

Weird!

by Yungblud
December 4, 2020
The second full-length release for the British alternative pop artist features contributions from Travis Barker, Machine Gun Kelly, and Dan Reynolds.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
8.7
Tyron 12.

Tyron

by slowthai
February 12, 2021
The second full-length release for the British rapper features guest appearances from A$AP Rocky, James Blake, Deb Never, Denzel Curry, Dominic Fike, Mount Kimbie, and Skepta.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
8.6
Collapsed in Sunbeams 13.

Collapsed in Sunbeams

by Arlo Parks
January 29, 2021
The debut full-length release for the British singer-songwriter was produced by Gianluca Buccellati.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.5
OK Human 14.

OK Human

by Weezer
January 29, 2021
The 14th full-length studio release for the alternative rock band led by Rivers Cuomo was produced by Jake Sinclair.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
8.5
Isles 15.

Isles

by Bicep
January 22, 2021
The second full-length release for the London-based electronic duo from Belfast features guest appearances from Julia Kent, Clara La San and machìna.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
8.5
Heaux Tales 16.

Heaux Tales

by Jazmine Sullivan
January 8, 2021
The 14-track release for the Philadelphia R&B singer features guest appearances from Anderson .Paak, H.E.R. and Ari Lennox.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.5
Man on the Moon, Vol. 3: The Chosen 17.

Man on the Moon, Vol. 3: The Chosen

by Kid Cudi
December 11, 2020
The third and final installment of the rapper's Main On The Moon trilogy features guest appearances from Phoebe Bridgers, Pop Smoke, Skepta, and Trippie Redd.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
8.5
On All Fours 18.

On All Fours

by Goat Girl
January 29, 2021
The second full-length release for the British post-punk band was produced by Dan Carey.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.3
The Last Exit 19.

The Last Exit

by Still Corners
January 22, 2021
This is the fifth full-length release for the duo of Tessa Murray and Greg Hughes.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.3
Cheater 20.

Cheater

by Pom Poko
January 15, 2021
The second full-length release for the Norwegian quartet was produced with Marcus Forsgren.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.3
An Overview on Phenomenal Nature 21.

An Overview on Phenomenal Nature

by Cassandra Jenkins
February 19, 2021
The second full-length solo release for the New York folk artist was produced by Josh Kaufman.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
8.2
Glowing in the Dark 22.

Glowing in the Dark

by Django Django
February 12, 2021
The fourth full-length studio release for the British rock band was produced by Dave MacLean and features a guest appearance from Charlotte Gainsbourg.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.2
Spare Ribs 23.

Spare Ribs

by Sleaford Mods
January 15, 2021
The 11th full-length studio release for the British punk duo features Billy Nomates and Amyl and The Sniffers' Amy Taylor.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.2
Who Am I? 24.

Who Am I?

by Pale Waves
February 12, 2021
The second full-length release for the British indie-pop band was recorded in Los Angeles with Rich Costey.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
8.1
For the First Time 25.

For the First Time

by Black Country, New Road
February 5, 2021
This is the debut full-length release for the British septet was recorded live over seven days with producer Andy Savours.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.1
Drunk Tank Pink 26.

Drunk Tank Pink

by Shame
January 15, 2021
The second full-length release for the British post-punk band was produced by James Ford.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.1
McCartney III 27.

McCartney III

by Paul McCartney
December 18, 2020
The latest full-length release for the Beatles artist was self-recorded and produced during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.1
Wonder 28.

Wonder

by Shawn Mendes
December 4, 2020
The fourth full-length release for the Canadian singer-songwriter features a duet with Justin Bieber.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
8.1
Home 29.

Home

by Rhye
January 22, 2021
The fourth full-length release for the Michael Milosh project features the Danish National Girls' Choir and was mixed by mixed by Alan Moulder.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
8.0
Nightmare Vacation 30.

Nightmare Vacation

by Rico Nasty
December 4, 2020
The debut full-length studio release for the rapper features guest appearances from Aminé, Gucci Mane, ppcocaine, Rubi Rose, Sukihana, Don Toliver, and Trippie Redd.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.0
As the Love Continues 31.

As the Love Continues

by Mogwai
February 19, 2021
The 10th full-length studio release for the Scottish post-rock band was produced by Dave Fridmann and features contributions from Atticus Ross and Colin Stetson.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
7.9
Welfare Jazz 32.

Welfare Jazz

by Viagra Boys
January 8, 2021
The second full-length release for the Swedish post-punk band led by Sebastian Murphy features production from Daniel Fagerström, Pelle Gunnerfeldt, Matt Sweeney, Justin and Jeremiah Raisen.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
7.9
A Billion Little Lights 33.

A Billion Little Lights

by Wild Pink
February 19, 2021
The third full-length release for the indie rock band led by John Ross was produced by David Greenbaum.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
7.8
Besnard Lakes Are the Last of the Great Thunderstorm Warnings 34.

Besnard Lakes Are the Last of the Great Thunderstorm Warnings

by The Besnard Lakes
January 29, 2021
The latest full-length release for the Canadian psych-rock group was produced by the band's own Jace Lasek and Olga Goreas.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
7.6
Sound Ancestors 35.

Sound Ancestors

by Madlib
January 29, 2021
The latest full-length release for the Los Angeles-based hip-hop artist was edited, arranged and mastered by Kieran Hebden (Four Tet).
Metascore:
83
User Score:
7.6
Medicine at Midnight 36.

Medicine at Midnight

by Foo Fighters
February 5, 2021
The 10th full-length studio release for the alternative rock band led by Dave Grohl was produced with Greg Kurstin.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
7.2
Detroit Stories 37.

Detroit Stories

by Alice Cooper
February 26, 2021
The latest full-length solo release for the shock rocker features a few songs from his 2019 EP Breadcrumbs, new covers and songs.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
7.0
I've Seen All I Need to See 38.

I've Seen All I Need to See

by The Body
January 29, 2021
After several collaborative releases, the experimental metal duo returns with with a solo album with contributions from Chrissy Wolpert and Ben Eberle.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
7.0
J.T. 39.

J.T.

by Steve Earle & the Dukes
January 4, 2021
The latest full-length release for the singer-songwriter features one original written by Steve Earle and 10 songs written by his late son, Justin Townes Earle, who passed away in August 2020.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
6.9
For Those That Wish to Exist 40.

For Those That Wish to Exist

by Architects
February 26, 2021
The ninth full-length release for the British metalcore band features guest appearances from Mike Kerr, Winston McCall, and Simon Neil.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
6.8
The Future Bites 41.

The Future Bites

by Steven Wilson
January 29, 2021
The sixth full-length studio release for the British artist was co-produced with with David Kosten.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
5.8

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Highs and Lows
Highest of the Month
  1. 93

    Start Walkin' 1965-1976 - Nancy Sinatra

    • Release Date: Feb 5, 2021
  2. 82

    J.T. - Steve Earle & the Dukes

    • Release Date: Jan 4, 2021
    • User Score: 6.9
  3. 81

    Not Your Muse - Celeste

    • Release Date: Jan 29, 2021
    • User Score: 9.1
Lowest of the Month
  1. 81

    Not Your Muse - Celeste

    • Release Date: Jan 29, 2021
    • User Score: 9.1
  2. 82

    J.T. - Steve Earle & the Dukes

    • Release Date: Jan 4, 2021
    • User Score: 6.9
  3. 93

    Start Walkin' 1965-1976 - Nancy Sinatra

    • Release Date: Feb 5, 2021