Year-End Lists

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Magnet: Top 25 Albums of 2017

21 December 2017

Magnet Magazine: Top 25 Albums of 2017

[see also 2016, 2015, 2013, 2012, 2011]

  1. WaxahatcheeOut in the Storm
  2. The NationalSleep Well Beast
  3. The War on DrugsA Deeper Understanding
  4. Chastity BeltI Used to Spend So Much Time Alone
  5. Manchester OrchestraA Black Mile To The Surface
  6. SamphaProcess
  7. Future IslandsThe Far Field
  8. Queens of the Stone AgeVillains
  9. Sylvan EssoWhat Now
  10. Cigarettes After SexCigarettes After Sex
  11. Japanese BreakfastSoft Sounds from Another Planet
  12. LCD Soundsystemamerican dream
  13. Laura MarlingSemper Femina
  14. PriestsNothing Feels Natural
  15. SpoonHot Thoughts
  16. Hurray for the Riff RaffThe Navigator
  17. Peter PerrettHow the West Was Won
  18. Valerie JuneThe Order of Time
  19. Father John MistyPure Comedy
  20. Perfume GeniusNo Shape
  21. Jason Isbell and The 400 UnitThe Nashville Sound
  22. Mount EerieA Crow Looked at Me
  23. Bash & PopAnything Could Happen
  24. AlgiersThe Underside of Power
  25. House and LandHouse and Land