Best Albums Of 2018 Review

November 29, 2018

Courtney Marie Andrews – May Your Kindness Remain
– #1 Paste (Best Folk Albums of 2018)
– #2 American Songwriter (Best Songs of ’18 – May Your Kindness Remain)
– #13 Rolling Stone Country (Best Country & Americana Albums of ’18)
– #13 Pop Matters (Best Americana Albums of ’18)
– #20 NPR (Best Songs of’18 – May Your Kindness Remain)
– #21 Paste
– #21 Albumism
– #25 Uncut
– #42 Paste (Best Songs of ’18 – May Your Kindness Remain)
– #43 The Guardian
– #53 MOJO
– #91 Rough Trade
– Glide Magazine (Best 20 albums of 2018)

Insecure Men – Insecure Men
– #3 The Quietus
– #34 MOJO
– #47 Resident
– #79 Rough Trade
– Long Live Vinyl
– Sunday Times

Kadhja Bonet – Childqueen
– #1 Piccadilly
– #7 Bandcamp
– #10 Exclaim
– #26 New Commute
– All Music (Top 60 albums of 2018 in no order)
– Rolling Stone Germany (Best Tracks of 2018 – “Mother Maybe”

Melody’s Echo Chamber – Bon Voyage
– #42 Uncut
– #86 Noisey (Best Songs of 2018 – ‘Quand Les Larmes D’un Ange Font Danser La Neige’)

Memphis Rent Party by Robert Gordon
– NPR Staff Pick
– Wall Street Journal

Soccer Mommy – Clean
Albums of the year:
– #1 The New York Times (Jon Caramanica list)
– #3 The Ringer
– #4 Paste
– #5 Nashville Scene
– #6 NOW Toronto
– #7 Stereogum
– #7 Newsweek
– #8 The New York Times (Jon Pareles list)
– 10 Albumism
– #14 Uproxx
– #15 Bitter Southerner
– #16 Rolling Stone
– #17 Exclaim
– #25 Flavorwire
– #27 Pitchfork
– #30 The Line Of Best Fit
– #30 Long Live Vinyl
– #39 NME
– #40 Billboard
– #41 Rough Trade
– #41 NPR – Listener Picks
– #45 Noisey

Tracks of the year:
– #5 NPR (‘Your Dog’)
– #9 Dazed (‘Your Dog’)
– #16 Paste (‘Your Dog’)
– #22 Uproxx (‘Cool’)
– #30 Fader (‘Scorpio Rising’)
– #48 Pitchfork (‘Your Dog’)
– #81 Noisey (‘Your Dog’)
– Amazon (‘Your Dog’)
– Esquire (‘Cool’)
– Stereogum (‘Scorpio Rising’ & ‘Skin’)

Spiritualized – And Nothing Hurt
– #4  Uncut
– #9 MOJO
– #10 Consequence of Sound
– #15 Stereogum
– #21 Louder Than War
– #22 The New York Times (Best Songs of 2018 – ‘A Perfect Miracle’)
– #24 Uproxx
– #29 Popmatters
– #43 Noisey
– #46 Rough Trade