Albums Of The Year 2021


Music proved its importance again through 2021. A tough year in many ways, but another great year for music. Here's our 21 of '21

1. Little Simz Sometimes I Might Be Introvert
2. Sam Fender Seventeen Going Under
3. Architects - For Those That Wish To Exist
4. Olivia RodrigoSOUR
5. SAULT - NINE
6. The VaccinesBack In Love City
7. Maisie Peters You Signed Up For This
8. Taylor Swift Taylors Versions
9. Self Esteem Prioritise Pleasure
10. BicepIsles
11. Wolf Alice - Blue Weekend
12. Bo Burnham - Inside (The Songs)
13. FoxingDraw Down The Moon
14. Frank Carter & The RattlesnakesSticky
15. Floating Points & Pharoah Sanders - Promises
16. Every Time I Die Radical
17. Julien Baker Little Oblivions
18. Turnstile Glow On
19. Arlo Parks Collapsed In Sunbeams
20. Amyl And The Sniffers - Comfort To Me
21. Bring Me The Horizon Post Human: Survival Horror

And last but not least, here are our individual staff picks of the year:

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