Year-End Lists

Notable, browsable lists of the year's best music, movies, books, and TV shows. Year-end lists are fingerprints; aggregate statistics are smudges. Therefore, we make no tallies. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its authors, at the source.

James Reed: Top Albums of 2011

19 December 2011

James Reed: Top Albums of 2011, as published by The Boston Globe

  1. PJ HarveyLet England Shake
  2. Kurt VileSmoke Ring for My Halo
  3. Raphael SaadiqStone Rollin’
  4. Gillian WelchThe Harrow & The Harvest
  5. Beyoncé4
  6. Bon IverBon Iver
  7. Tom WaitsBad as Me
  8. Washed OutWithin and Without
  9. Lia IcesGrown Unknown
  10. Dum Dum GirlsOnly in Dreams