Top Albums of 2015
It was a good year
1. Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit
By Courtney Barnett
I had a chance to see her at 9:30 club a few years ago, but had no idea who she is. Ooops! Courtney writes exquisitely detailed portraits of mundane life events which eventually meanders into SURPRISE about something more profound.
Pedestrian At Best
3. Every Open Eye - Chvrches
This album may have been a little overlooked because it doesn't have the singles of Chvrches's debut, but,upon repeated listens, the songs worm their way inside your head. I found I enjoyed Every Open Eye just as much as their debut, but it is impossible for me to objective about Chvrches so take my opinion with a grain of salt.
Leave a Trace
4. To Pimp A Butterfly - Kendrick Lamar
Butterfly is a not a super commercial album. The album generously samples free jazz and the lyrics prioritizes its complex, uncomfortable message over any sort of lyrical hooks. Despite this, the album still somehow still pretty great to listen to and certainly the most important album of 2015.
The Blacker The Berry
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