The Key (US) - The 25 Best Albums of the Decade

Critics’ end of decade 2010-2019 lists.
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The Key (US) - The 25 Best Albums of the Decade

Post by Monte » Mon Dec 02, 2019 8:05 pm

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25. Phoebe Bridgers — Stranger in the Alps — Dead Oceans, 2017
24. Brandi Carlile — By The Way, I Forgive You — Low Country Sound / Elektra Records, 2018
23. Jason Isbell – Southeastern – Southeastern Records, 2013
22. Arcade Fire – The Suburbs – Merge Records, 2010
21. Car Seat Headrest – Teens Of Denial – Matador Records, 2016
20. Solange – A Seat At The Table – Columbia Records, 2016
19. Angel Olsen — My Woman — Jagjaguwar, 2016
18. St. Vincent – St. Vincent – Loma Vista Records, 2014
17. D’Angelo and The Vanguard – Black Messiah – RCA Records, 2014
16. Frank Ocean – Channel Orange – Def Jam Records, 2012
15. The National – Trouble Will Find Me – 4AD, 2013
14. Alabama Shakes – Sound and Color – ATO Records, 2015
13. Hop Along – Get Disowned – Hot Green Records, 2012
12. Kacey Musgraves — Golden Hour — MCA Nashville, 2018
11. David Bowie – Blackstar – Columbia Records, 2016
10. Hop Along – Painted Shut – Saddle Creek, 2015
9. Vampire Weekend – Modern Vampires of the City – XL Records, 2013
8. The War On Drugs — A Deeper Understanding — Atlantic, 2017
7. LCD Soundsystem — This Is Happening — DFA / Virgin, 2010
6. Courtney Barnett – Sometimes I Sit And Think and Sometimes I Just Sit – Milk! Records, 2015
5. Kanye West – My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy – Def Jam Records, 2010
4. The War on Drugs – Lost in the Dream – Secretly Canadian, 2014
3. Kendrick Lamar – good kid, m.A.A.d city – Interscope Records, 2012
2. Beyoncé – Lemonade – Parkwood Entertainment and Columbia Records, 2016
1. Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp A Butterfly – Interscope Records, 2015

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Re: The Key (US) - The 25 Best Albums of the Decade

Post by Monte » Mon Dec 02, 2019 8:06 pm

I dont know if eligible
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Re: The Key (US) - The 25 Best Albums of the Decade

Post by acroamor » Mon Dec 02, 2019 9:12 pm

Would love to include any list with Stranger on the Alps on it!

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Re: The Key (US) - The 25 Best Albums of the Decade

Post by Henrik » Mon Dec 02, 2019 10:57 pm

A radio or TV channel is eligible if it is a "main station" of a country (typically a public broadcasting service with a focus on music). The staff team requirement needs to be fulfilled but not the number of reviews.
I think the ”main station” criterion is probably not met (?), but on the other hand they say that the list was compiled with the help of 45 music experts, which is a quite impressive number. What do you think?
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Re: The Key (US) - The 25 Best Albums of the Decade

Post by Monte » Tue Dec 03, 2019 7:26 am

I vote yes

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Re: The Key (US) - The 25 Best Albums of the Decade

Post by o.m. » Tue Dec 03, 2019 1:26 pm

I vote yes. But then, if one of the criteria is not fitting, let the rules apply!
I posted WXPN's lists a while ago in this thread.
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=634&p=6535&hilit=WXPN#p6535
They have other lists that might interest, I hope they are "includable".
http://xpn.org/music-artist/885-countdown
Oh, and I just found their end of the year lists.
https://www.xpn.org/music-artist/best-of
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Re: The Key (US) - The 25 Best Albums of the Decade

Post by lagire » Wed Dec 04, 2019 10:02 am

45 music experts? sure it's eligible, isn't it?
a list compiled by many many experts should always be included.

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