We’ve almost reached the end of 2010 and now we’re starting to see publications and blogs roll out their picks for the best albums of 2010.
Like any good year in music, there isn’t an overall winner. The general consensus is that albums by Arcade Fire, Kanye West, LCD Soundsystem are all worthy of the top spot, while the likes of Deerhunter, Janelle Monáe and Big Boi are all prominent many top tens.
Below is a list of sites and the album they chose as their #1. What do you think of the picks? Did any of them get it right?
NME: These New Puritans Hidden (Click for list) Paste: LCD Soundsystem This Is Happening (Click for list) Exclaim!: Arcade Fire The Suburbs (Pop/Rock), Torche Songs For Singles (Metal), Big Boi Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty (Hip-Hop), White Lung It’s the Evil (Punk), The Sadies Darker Circles (Folk & Country), Flying Lotus Cosmogramma (Electronic), Janelle Monáe The ArchAndroid (Suites II and III) (Soul and R&B); (Click for lists) Spin: Kanye West My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (Click for list) Q: Arcade Fire The Suburbs (Click for list) Fact: Forest Swords Dagger Paths (Click for list) Mojo: John Grant Queen of Denmark (Click for list) Rough Trade: Caribou Swim (Click for list)
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