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Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2019

14 November 2019

Uncut Magazine: 75 Best Albums of 2019

[see also 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012]

  1. Weyes BloodTitanic Rising
  2. Nick Cave & The Bad SeedsGhosteen
  3. Purple MountainsPurple Mountains
  4. The Comet Is ComingTrust In The Lifeforce Of The Deep Mystery
  5. Lana Del ReyNorman Fucking Rockwell!
  6. Joan ShelleyLike the River Loves the Sea
  7. Bruce SpringsteenWestern Stars
  8. Bill CallahanShepherd in a Sheepskin Vest
  9. Big ThiefU.F.O.F.
  10. WilcoOde to Joy
  11. Cate Le BonReward
  12. Julia JacklinCrushing
  13. Oh SeesFace Stabber
  14. Richard Dawson2020
  15. Bon Iveri,i
  16. Sharon Van EttenRemind Me Tomorrow
  17. Modern NatureHow to Live
  18. Jenny LewisOn the Line
  19. Peter PerrettHumanworld
  20. Brittany HowardJaime
  21. Rhiannon Giddens with Francesco Turrisithere is no Other
  22. Leonard CohenThanks for the Dance
  23. Aldous HardingDesigner
  24. The SpecialsEncore
  25. Neil YoungColorado
  26. Angel OlsenAll Mirrors
  27. The NationalI Am Easy to Find
  28. Jenny HvalThe Practice of Love
  29. Trash KitHorizon
  30. Jessica PrattQuiet Signs
  31. Michael KiwanukaKiwanuka
  32. Kim GordonNo Home Record
  33. The RaconteursHelp Us Stranger
  34. Fontaines D.C.Dogrel
  35. Sturgill SimpsonSound & Fury
  36. DavePsychodrama
  37. The Murder CapitalWhen I Have Fears
  38. 75 Dollar BillI Was Real
  39. Bonnie “Prince” BillyI Made a Place
  40. Vampire WeekendFather of the Bride
  41. Billie EilishWhen We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
  42. The Fat White FamilySerfs Up!
  43. W.H. LungIncidental Music
  44. Robert ForsterInferno
  45. Sleaford ModsEton Alive
  46. LambchopThis (Is What I Wanted to Tell You)
  47. NérijaBlume
  48. LizzoCuz I Love You
  49. Stephen Malkmus & The JicksGroove Denied
  50. Shana ClevelandNight of the Worm Moon
  51. Steve GunnThe Unseen In Between
  52. DrugdealerRaw Honey
  53. Black PeachesFire in the Hole
  54. Little SimzGREY Area
  55. The WaterboysWhere The Action Is
  56. SACRED PAWSRun Around the Sun
  57. Jake Xerxes FussellOut of Sight
  58. Ezra FurmanTwelve Nudes
  59. Sunn O)))Life Metal
  60. SolangeWhen I Get Home
  61. The Black KeysLet's Rock
  62. Gruff RhysPang!
  63. Altın GünGece
  64. Pye Corner AudioHollow Earth
  65. The DelinesThe Imperial
  66. Snapped AnklesStunning Luxury
  67. DeerhunterWhy Hasn't Everything Already Disappeared?
  68. Rustin ManDrift Code
  69. Sampa the GreatThe Return
  70. Van MorrisonThree Chords and the Truth
  71. The WhoWHO
  72. Sandro PerriSoft Landing
  73. Ex HexIt's Real
  74. Better Oblivion Community CenterBetter Oblivion Community Center
  75. SessaGrandeza