Year-End Lists

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Les Inrocks: Our Top 100 Albums of 2020

01 December 2020

Les Inrockuptibles: Our Top 100 Albums of 2020

[see also 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011]

  1. The StrokesThe New Abnormal
  2. Working Men's ClubWorking Men's Club
  3. Andrea Laszlo De SimoneImmensità
  4. Fontaines D.C.A Hero's Death
  5. Helena DelandSomeone New
  6. ChassolLudi
  7. Bob DylanRough and Rowdy Ways
  8. GorillazSong Machine, Season One: Strange Timez
  9. ela minusacts of rebellion
  10. DamsoQALF
  11. TiñaPositive Mental Health Music
  12. King KruleMan Alive!
  13. Benjamin BiolayGrand Prix
  14. YelleL'Ère du Verseau
  15. IdlesUltra Mono
  16. Bonnie BananeSexy Planet
  17. Yves TumorHeaven to a Tortured Mind
  18. Caleb Landry JonesThe Mother Stone
  19. CatastropheGong!
  20. LaylowTrinity
  21. The Flaming LipsAmerican Head
  22. OklouGalore
  23. Marie Davidson & L’Œil NuRenegade Breakdown
  24. KhruangbinMordechai
  25. IchonPour de vrai
  26. Sufjan StevensThe Ascension
  27. Jarv IsBeyond the Pale
  28. Jean-Louis MuratBaby Love
  29. Tame ImpalaThe Slow Rush
  30. Lous and The YakuzaGore
  31. La CourseBon Voyage Organisation
  32. ArcaKiCk i
  33. PerezSurex
  34. Jessy LanzaAll the Time
  35. ascendant viergeVierge
  36. TrickyFall to Pieces
  37. DestroyerHave We Met
  38. Nicolas JaarTelas
  39. The AvalanchesWe Will Always Love You
  40. Róisín MurphyRóisín Machine
  41. Jehnny BethTo Love Is to Live
  42. Sébastien TellierDomesticated
  43. Baxter DuryThe Night Chancers
  44. SneaksHappy Birthday
  45. Oneohtrix Point NeverMagic Oneohtrix Point Never
  46. RVGFeral
  47. ThousandAu Paradis
  48. PotteryWelcome to Bobby's Motel
  49. RoneRoom With A View
  50. Jonathan PersonneDisparitions
  51. A Certain RatioACR LOCO
  52. Kelly Lee OwensInner Song
  53. Black LipsSing In A World That's Falling Apart
  54. Fiona AppleFetch the Bolt Cutters
  55. Julien GascL'appel de la forêt
  56. yaejiWhat We Drew
  57. Zed Yun PavarottiBeauseigne
  58. EelsEarth to Dora
  59. CaribouSuddenly
  60. Bill CallahanGold Record
  61. Star Feminine BandStar Feminine Band
  62. ActressKarma & Desire
  63. Bachar Mar-KhaliféOn​/​Off
  64. Rolling Blackouts Coastal FeverSideways to New Italy
  65. Kevin MorbySundowner
  66. Régina DeminaHystérie!
  67. Kassa OverallI Think I'm Good
  68. Barbara CarlottiCorse île d'amour
  69. LafawndahThe Fifth Season
  70. Agnes ObelMyopia
  71. Laura MarlingSong for Our Daughter
  72. Perfume GeniusSet My Heart on Fire Immediately
  73. Jonathan WilsonDixie Blur
  74. Declan McKennaZeros
  75. GeorgiaSeeking Thrils
  76. Owen PallettIsland
  77. AlgiersThere Is No Year
  78. Pascal ComeladeLe cut-up populaire
  79. Dominique AVie étrange
  80. Matt ElliottFarewell To All We Know
  81. ThundercatIt Is What It Is
  82. Andy ShaufThe Neon Skyline
  83. Stephen MalkmusTraditional Techniques
  84. Matt BerningerSerpentine Prison
  85. Neil YoungHomegrown
  86. Honey HarperStarmaker
  87. SokoFeel Feelings
  88. The ApartmentsIn and Out of the Light
  89. DamienSatan & Eve
  90. Daniel AveryLove + Light
  91. James RightonThe Performer
  92. Julien DoréAimée
  93. WoodsStrange To Explain
  94. JunioreUn, Deux, Trois
  95. Klub des LoosersVanité
  96. YuksekNosso Ritmo
  97. The Lemon TwigsSongs for the General Public
  98. Aksak MaboulFigures
  99. Elvis CostelloHey Clockface
  100. Daniel BlumbergOn&On