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An Awesome Wave


Parent genres: Pop



Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Clash (UK) - The Top 100 Albums of Clash's Lifetime (2004-2014) 37
NME (UK) - The 50 Best Albums of the Decade So Far (2010-2014) 18
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (2013) 349
Studio Brussels (Belgium) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time, Nominations (2015) No Order
Gilles Verlant (France) - 300+ Best Albums in the History of Rock (2013) No Order
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 3.5 Stars
Robert Christgau (USA) - Consumer Guide Album Grade B+
Metacritic (Metascore 0-100, Weighted Average of Reviews from USA and UK) 71
Music Story (France) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 4.5 Stars
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 6.5
End of Year Lists
Amazon (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 54
Billboard (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 10
College Music Journal (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 15
Glide (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 10.5
NPR (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 No Order
PopMatters (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 61
Pretty Much Amazing (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 47
The Owl (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 No Order
Under the Radar (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 14
BBC Music (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 9
Clash (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 2
Drowned in Sound (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 95
Gigwise (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 3
Hot Press (Ireland) - Top Albums of 2012 1
MusicOMH (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 26
Muso's Guide (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 18
NME (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 5
No Ripcord (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 18
Piccadilly Records (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 26
Q (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 No Order
Rough Trade (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 7
State (Ireland) - Top Albums of 2012 1
The 405 (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 25
The Fly (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 12
The Guardian (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 7
This is Fake DIY (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 7
Gaffa (Denmark) - Top Albums of 2012 17
Nojesguiden (Sweden) - Top Albums of 2012 19
Heaven (The Netherlands) - Top Albums of 2012 1
Humo (Belgium) - Top Albums of 2012 1
Knack (Belgium) - Top Albums of 2012 2
OOR (The Netherlands) - Top Albums of 2012 1
Intro (Germany) - Top Albums of 2012 7
Laut (Germany) - Top Albums of 2012 4
MuzikExpress (Germany) - Top Albums of 2012 12
Plattentests (Germany) - Top Albums of 2012 1
Indiepoprock (France) - Top Albums of 2012 7
Les Inrockuptibles (France) - Top Albums of 2012 1
Liberation (France) - Top Albums of 2012 No Order
Mowno (France) - Top Albums of 2012 No Order
PopNews (France) - Top Albums of 2012 7
Telerama (France) - Top Albums of 2012 No Order
The Yers (France) - Top Albums of 2012 1
Blitz (Portugal) - Top Albums of 2012 23
Go Mag (Spain) - Top Albums of 2012 31
Jenesaispop (Spain) - Top Albums of 2012 26
MondoSonoro (Spain) - Top Albums of 2012 1
Muzikalia (Spain) - Top Albums of 2012 9
Rock De Lux (Spain) - Top Albums of 2012 44
FasterLouder (Australia) - Top Albums of 2012 32
Kalporz (Italy) - Top Albums of 2012 14
Quart (Hungary) - Top Albums of 2012 20
Recorder (Hungary) - Top Albums of 2012 8


These critics also liked the following albums:

ArtistAlbumYear Buy from
Amazon
Arctic Monkeys
AM
2013
Grimes
Visions
2012
Jay-Z & Kanye West
Watch the Throne
2011
Kendrick Lamar
good kid, m.A.A.d. city
2012
Metronomy
The English Riviera
2011
The National
High Violet
2010
Frank Ocean
Channel Orange
2012
Queens of the Stone Age
…Like Clockwork
2013
Jack White
Blunderbuss
2012
The xx
Coexist
2012


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