Here are our picks of the 50 very best songs and singles from what has been a pretty shitty year: 2020 Here he blended fierce political proclamations with dancefloor-ready party anthems. Jarmania ensues! ... Albums Of The Year Dead chuffed to be included in their Albums of the Year. 2Ian DuryNew Boots And Panties NME Albums of the Year 1994 . The 25 best Australian albums of 2020 | NME Australia NME. Arctic Monkeys – Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino NME's Best New Tracks. But the album was an absolute triumph, confirming J Hus as one of the best rappers in the UK. He crafted an utterly unique album, somehow squeezing in a Backstreet Boys sample amid the breathless chaos. Let’s not mince words – it’s been a thoroughly shitty year. NME Album of the Year; NME Single of the Year; References. An ode to strength in vulnerability, ‘Manic’ was truly epic. 2020. NME said: “If a hip-hop album alone could change the world, this might do it.”, The final word: Look at these lyrics, which Killer Mike recites on ‘walking in the snow’, a song recorded before the death of George Floyd and the resulting Black Lives Matters protests: “Every day on evening news they feed you fear for free / And you so numb you watch the cops choke out a man like me / ‘Til my voice goes from a shriek to whisper, ’I can’t breathe’ / And you sit there in the house on couch and watch it on TV / The most you give’s a Twitter rant and call it a tragedy / But truly the travesty? It was started in 1974. The record arrived as a genre explosion. Not even going to begin to deconstruct this list. 2Tom WaitsSwordfishtrombones There clearly isn't enough information around about the albums of the year to warrant a separate page at this time. A list of NME's best music of 2020. 1Grace JonesNightclubbing The sisters’ humour and vulnerability was evident in the acerbic album title alone. NME Albums Of The Year 1974 is a chart from New Music Express, created in 1974. K-SW, NME said: “This debut finds Megan Thee Stallion determined to retain her freewheeling positivity in a difficult year.”, In a nutshell: The return of a singular, confessional artist – right when we needed her most, Bursting at the seams with chaotically sampled barking dogs and clattering home-made percussion, ‘Fetch the Bolt Cutters’ was the sound of one woman ready to break away from her sense of isolation. Here are 50 of the best, in the categorically and objectively correct order. Interesting to see how high Upstairs at Eric's is. NME’s Top 50 albums & tracks of 2014. BY A LOT, It took a lot of people to fill the gap left by guitarist Dave Keuning – Adam Granduciel, Weyes Blood, Foxygen, Lucius, k.d. Categories: 1995 [List149132] | | Sponsored links. The 1975 – A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships 2. 26. User Score. Test your knowledge on this music quiz and compare your score to others. Music To Be Murdered By - Side B. NR. The result: a multifaceted ode to embracing life’s oddities and living in the moment. Recently, NME Asia published the results of its very first poll on the best albums of 2020. There’s always next year for that. And with the title paying tribute to his origins, rich and velvety production that ranges from jazz to classic Afrobeats and appearances from Burna Boy, Skepta, H.E.R, Tay Iwar, Tems, Damian Marley and many more, the breadth and inspiration of this expansive project saw him extend far beyond the Nigerian capital. There have been surprise albums, lockdown albums, politicised albums, divisive albums, unifying albums – and everything in between. 1. Melody Maker End Of Year Critic Lists - 1979 Albums 1. It would be foolish indeed to assume that ‘Rough And Rowdy Ways’ is Dylan’s last word, but it’s certainly a historic address.”, In a nutshell: Claire Boucher comes over to the dark side, Such is her refusal to be pigeonholed, after the blissful art-pop of 2015’s ‘Art Angels’, Grimes’ only option was to take a sharp left turn. We could all do with a little kindness.”, In a nutshell: A cosmic nostalgic pop behemoth that makes you long for normality, Little did we know, when Kevin Parker’s psychedelic pop behemoth ‘The Slow Rush’ was constantly blaring out of the NME office at the start of the year, how prescient the ‘Lost In Yesterday’ lyrics would become: “We used to get on it, four out of seven.” As we ache for the world we once had, the mastermind’s fourth album remains the perfect soundtrack to 2020. A playlist featuring Steely Dan, Bob Dylan, David Bowie, and others It is an archive of their end of year and best of lists. EH, NME said: “Rodriguez has turned heartbreak into a glorious 30 minutes of club-ready electro-smashes. Created with LA producer Kenny Beats, the album saw IDLES move from a cult live act to mainstream stars, with a more polished feel to their righteous indignation. Trump was indeed dumped, but the fight to see us through to a better world is just about to begin, and on this collection Minus emerged battered and bruised, but with a stubborn mindset to never let the bastards get you down. NME's World Cup Fever Playlist. Noté /5. McCartney III. Jordan Bassett, Commissioning Editor (Music), Words: Carl Anka, Elizabeth Aubrey, Dhruva Balram, Jordan Bassett, Mark Beaumont, Rhian Daly, Georgia Evans, El Hunt, Charlotte Krol, Ben Jolley, Damian Jones, Ilana Kaplan, Natty Kasambala, Dannii Leivers, Sam Moore, Hannah Mylrea, Matthew Neale, Caitlin O’Reilly, Kevin EG Perry, Stephanie Phillips, Nick Reilly, Will Richards, Gary Ryan, Ali Shutler, Tom Skinner, Thomas Smith, Andrew Trendell, Jenessa Williams, Kyann-Sian Williams, Sophie Williams, In a nutshell: Experimental rapper comes good with her wildly eclectic, boundary-busting debut, An inspiration to many of today’s viral stars, Maryland’s Rico Nasty has always had a more polarising sound than that of her counterparts. Arriving eight months after a stint in prison and bundling in a double drop of singles (‘Must Be’ and ‘No Denying’), you might have been tricked into thinking Momodou Jallow’s second album would end up being a rushed project. 1Talking HeadsFear Of Music Noté /5. SW, NME said: “Climb aboard McKenna’s space shuttle, and let him transport you to a place where dancing and getting deep are equally encouraged.”, In a nutshell: Pop’s grittiest star fully throws herself into the mosh-pit, Over the years, Miley Cyrus has covered formidable rock classics from the likes of Blondie, Fleetwood Mac and Metallica – and better still, she nailed them. ... Albums Of The Year And in these moments, it’s one of the most honest and uplifting rap albums of the year. The circumstances leant her latest record – which draws influence from Chicago house, her Honduran-American identity, and the slow-burn process of rediscovering yourself after heartbreak – a freeing kind of immediacy. ... Idles reveal which past Glastonbury performance inspired ‘Danny Nedelko’. Utter, utter wank as usual from NME. Albums Of The Year 1Grace JonesNightclubbing 2KraftwerkComputer World 3Black UluruRed 4The BeatWha’ppen 5Heaven 17Penthouse And Pavement... 1982 Albums Of … Kate Tempest - 3 tracks from the new album (6 Music Live Room) 6. It is an archive of their end of year and best of lists. Lipa’s latest album married the sounds of the last four decades – dance, electropop, R&B, house and much more – into her own signature (and empowering) retrofuturistic pop concoction. 2Bavid BowieStation To Station Both of their albums were nice, fit NME's profile, and are definitely way better than some of the albums they included instead. ... Albums Of The Year Produced by Rick Rubin, album six boasted plenty of indie anthems to satisfy fans who’ve been on this wild ride from the start (‘The Adults Are Talking’, ‘Bad Decisions’, ‘Why Are Sundays…’), but also ventured far, far beyond their signature sound. Noté /5. Retrouvez Nme Album of the Year et des millions de livres en stock sur Amazon.fr. Vice Versa in Such Things. Swans, King Gizzard, PUP, Sturgill Simpson, Death Grips, Thee Oh Sees, RostHam, Preoccupations, Nico Jaar, Xiu Xiu, Dead C, S U R V I V E, The Caretaker, Tim Hecker? JW, NME said: “Allison is a master at painting vivid pictures with lyrics, coupling earworm melodies and warm instrumentation with shattering words that pack an emotional punch.”, In a nutshell: A sensual sax-filled voyage through the diaspora, On ‘Made In Lagos’, Wizkid made a record for the grown and sexy gang. Quiz by MUFC_MetClub Perhaps it would be unfair. © 2020 NME is a member of the media division of BandLab Technologies. Let’s hope we carry that generosity into the dawn of 2021. Tom Skinner, NME said: “Like its cover, the Jean-Michel Basquiat artwork ‘Bird On Money’, it’s spiky but quite stunning.”, In a nutshell: Strap on your roller boots – the disco revival is in full swing, In a year when live music came to a halt, Dua Lipa came to dance. MN, NME said: “Across 10 air-tight tracks, meticulously crafted and elegantly delivered, it’s an absolute triumph.”, In a nutshell: Wonky-pop superstar gets in early with the first official lockdown album, This avant-pop opus was written and recorded in six weeks while Charli self-isolated in California; she shared the entire process with fans who gave feedback as the songs took shape. Landing back to earth with a crash, she poured all of her pain into ‘Petals For Armor’, a tender flower-bloom of a record with which she tackled grief and femininity with sharp wit and disarming honesty. NME Albums of the Year 1995 . 1: 1. Let’s not mince words – it’s been a thoroughly shitty year. COR, Key track: ‘Only You Freestyle’ feat. Take ‘JP4’: Brooklyn’s Junglepussy’s fourth album was filled with desolate and droning guitar synths like, alongside more commercial trap beats, constantly teetering between control and chaos. JB, NME said: “This album gives ample reason to be cheerful… The trio now have a genuine shot at being a force in their own right in this new decade.”, In a nutshell: England’s finest folk songwriter strikes a reflective note on a seventh album drenched in pathos, If 2017’s ‘Semper Femina’ cast a backwards glance at femininity, its title adapted from some deep Virgilian wisdom, ‘Song For Our Daughter’ evoked hope for a future as yet untold – and the fictional child who might navigate their way through it. NR, Key track: ‘If You Think This Is Real Life’, NME said: “The Stockport heroes try on David Byrne’s over-sized suit for size. lang, Lindsey fucking Buckingham – but they brought with them a contemporary alt-pop edge that made ‘Imploding The Mirage’ not just The Killers biggest-sounding album yet (some of Ronnie Vannucci Jr’s drum fills could be classed as terrorist attacks) but their most relevant, and best, since ‘Sam’s Town’. This just seems wild to me. The Kinks. Oasis Definitely Maybe (1994) "The mightiest debut since 'The Stone Roses', 'Definitely Maybe' is the celebratory soundtrack to a year wracked with doubt and confusion. Rico Nasty, ‘Nightmare Vacation’ 49. 90. Become a Donor Donor badge, no ads + more benefits. While that record was a poetic punk record filled with bravado, its follow-up looked inward, expelling the demons that brewed over their brutal two-year tour, interrogating the downsides of the ego. In stark contrast, ‘I’m Your Empress Of’ poured out in a couple of fairly isolated months. NR, NME said: “[This is] a record free of features and full of probing self-reflection.”, In a nutshell: Blossoms bring the party at a time when we’ve never needed it more, When Blossoms released their third album in January, it seemed like Stockport’s finest had crafted the perfect party album for the festival season that seemingly lay ahead. Each picks his or her top 20 singles of the year and hands them in to the editor. WAY OUT RADIO MEET… MARC MAC, 4 HERO. search. More surprising that Grizzly Bear and Fleet Foxes aren't on there. Taking a step away from the glossy pop that’s been a staple of her past few records, she surprise-released an astonishing collection of indie-folk tunes that acted as a soothing balm during this strange time. WR, NME said: “Fontaines D.C. have exerted a knack for writing anthems that are at once self-excoriating and intimately relatable.”, In a nutshell: Utopian pure-pop excess from the Queen of OTT, In many ways, pop is the genre that saved us from the sheer drudgery of the pandemic, and pulling influence from gaudy euro-trash, belting house music and jubilant synth-pop, Lady Gaga’s sixth album saw her take up residence on the fictional planet of ‘Chromatica’. Full of country, industrial and emo-influenced anthems, this record bounced between heartbreak and ferocious confidence with a real pop swagger. It is a good record. DB, NME said: “Weaving Indian folk music, Jamaican dub, Congolese syncopated guitars with reference points to the South Asian musical innovation from the ‘70s and ‘80s, the trio have made an album still very much rooted in the city they call home.”, In a nutshell: Abel Tesfaye brings the bangers, but offers a tantalising glimpse at the darkness that exists beneath them, On his fourth album, Abel Tesfaye managed to craft the rarest of things – a record that’s full of stadium-sized bangers and soul-searing honesty at the same time. MB, NME said: “‘Imploding The Mirage’ is a record about racing on to glory… a raised fist to the future.”, In a nutshell: Dream-rock from the band who should have owned festival season, The Brighton indie quartet and co. brought some much-needed humour, humanity and modernity to post-punk with their second record. Tricky Maxinquaye (1995) "So the debut of the decade has also been crowned Album Of Th Year, eh? Rock on! 4Sex PistolsNever... Albums Of The Year EH, NME said: “It’s safe to say that we’ve come to expect contradictions and curveballs from Princess Nokia.”, In a nutshell: Ambitious pop on a turbulent journey through self-discovery and self-acceptance, BTS have always proved themselves as a band with big ideas, and ‘MOTS: 7’ was no different. A list by outdoor_miner. Every December, British music magazine NME compiles a list of what it considers the best albums of the year. The NME Album of the Year and Single Of The Year were announced on 30 November 2010. This was Grimes trying to make sense of her changing world. Every December, British music magazine NME compiles a list of what it considers the best albums of the year. Selain Sal priadi, ada 3 artis Indonesia lain yang juga masuk dalam jajaran 25 album Asia tebaik versi NME. Fools Gold - The Stone Roses. ‘I’m Your Empress Of’ is nothing short of breathtaking.”, In a nutshell: With warm, expansive melodies, Khruangbin’s lush singular instrumentals cocooned us temporarily from the difficulties of a rough year, Khruangbin‘s third album created a singular sonic landscape as the Houston trio pulled from regions as far-flung as South Asia to South America and Iran to Jamaica. It is in these experimental quirks that the nuance and evolution of Haim’s songwriting truly shines. 3Black UluruRed 1: 1. 3Elvis CostelloThis Year’s Model DJ, NME said: “This is much more than just a solid return. New Album Releases. Album Of The Year : • This Year’s Model - Elvis Costello Single Of The Year: • Shame - Evelyn « Champagne » King Tabulated From Top 10 Singles & Albums Lists Supplied By Each MM Writer. There were only so many loaves of banana bread you could bake before a wave of sadness hit and you wondered ‘what is the point?’ and apathy grew. With the standout singles ‘Don’t Start Now’ and ‘Physical’, Lipa embraced campy, sticky-sweet choruses and funky synths, while meditating on lust, love and breakups. I'd put it Top Five on this list. Like Us. It’s an intoxicating listen – and one of her best.”, In a nutshell: The most summer vibes album to ever be released in January, In hindsight, ‘Big Conspiracy’ getting a January was a sign 2020 was not going to go to plan. ... Albums Of The Year The rest of the album was pretty good but didn’t live up to that single. Thomas Smith, NME said: “‘Inner Song’ is a perfectly-arranged album where each track has a part to play… Kelly Lee Owens has made one of the most beautiful records of the year.”, In a nutshell: The multidimensional LA songwriter cements her place as a cult indie icon, Phoebe Bridgers has learned to lean into the chaos of existence in 2020. Why isn't this page simply part of the main NME page? This is an ordered list of NME's highest rated albums of 2020. Soul. See which albums are sitting at the top of this year's charts. Avenade. Bright-eyed and bold, it might just be her best work yet. See which albums are sitting at the top of this year's charts. EA, NME said: “[On] an ambitious work full of scope, where Boyd continues to innovate and impress.”, In a nutshell: The Bristol punks puff out their chests with an unflinching display of intent, Filled with quotable lines made for bellowing back in mosh pits, ‘Ultra Mono’ was a call for unity from the monolithic five-piece. Pretty damn nice.”, In a nutshell: The ‘king of drill’ pulls out all the stops on his dizzying debut, ‘Edna’ was Headie One’s longest and most ambitious work to date. ... Now here’s long-running UK weekly NME with their LPs and tracks of the year. KS-W, NME said: “Only a few can do what McHayle does: she brings together a multitude of sounds, scoping multiple genres, and somehow the result is a cohesive and enduring record.”, In a nutshell: Alt-pop star goes for the jugular with her most accessible record yet, After two fantastical concept albums, the superstar ditched the world of make-believe for something more soul-baring. The 10 best Converge songs. Her huge, gravelly rock’n’roll vocal is the worst-kept secret in pop, but hasn’t manifested itself in her own records – until now. When this is all over, book a flight to Planet Gaga. 4. SP, NME said: “[Haim] have produced a record that’s experimental, soothing and vulnerable; it’s a thing of great beauty.”, In a nutshell: Alt-pop don makes nu-metal cool again, This debut album was long anticipated: Rina Sawayama released her first tune in 2013 (the louche ‘Sleeping and Waking’) and hustled as an independent artist until signing to ultra-cool label Dirty Hit last year. Yes ladies and gentlemen this is Paula and CJ Dread with breakbeat hardcore and drum and bass pioneer Marc Mac! Fiona Apple, ‘Fetch the Bolt Cutters’ 4The BeatWha’ppen Tom Smith, NME said: “This innovative debut album fuses urgent anthems with meditative moments to soundtrack the momentum of change.”, In a nutshell: Potent emotions put to paper through melodic ‘90s rock, Stretching Sophie Allison’s world-crafting abilities, ‘Color Theory’ told tales of melancholia through three colour-themed sections of emotional catharsis: blue as an MTV-emo depression, yellow for the meandering low-fi sound of sickness and grey as a stark, alt-pop encapsulation of loss. Well, what a year it’s been. Hex Enduction Hour is surprisingly low. And, yes, the music’s been banging too. KP, NME said: “[This album] encompasses traces of Afrobeat and throws in hip-hop dancehall and afro-fusion for good measure.”, In a nutshell: West Yorkshire band’s stellar first album sees them throw 2020’s most intoxicating basement rave, The Todmorden combo vibed on the dark electro of ‘80s bands, with pulsating synths, squelchy acid house sounds, taut punk-funk and an oppressive atmosphere. It was a breakthrough project, as they artfully integrated a diverse range of sounds to evoke hot Texan summer nights, an ode to the band’s youth. Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. 1974-2017 (missing 1989's De La Soul "3 feet high and rising" as DLS don't seem to like Spotify) Tweet. Made Of Stone - The Stone Roses. 3The BeatI Just Can’t Stop It NME said: “This debut finds Megan Thee Stallion determined to retain her freewheeling positivity in a difficult year.” 11. Thousands of people around the world marched in protest of police brutality and white supremacy. The magazine said Melodrama "gives you pause to reflect on the past even as it takes your hand and leads you to the dancefloor". Site also contains reviews, ratings & more. But ranking the Top 500 Albums Of All Time is exactly the type of feature NME runs out there every few years, and they’ve done just that again in this week’s issue. 3Dr FeelgoodStupidity Nothing surpassed 8/10 for me all year. MB, NME said: “The musical equivalent of the Great American Novel. While making their own Glastonbury debut, Idles singer Joe Talbot told a packed audience at The Park Stage that the band's pro-immigration anthem 'Danny Nedelko'... Albums Of The Year The NME Album of the Year and Single Of The Year were announced on 30 November 2010. See which albums are the favorite of NME. 4Graham ParkerHeat Treatment There were still jazz-tinged larks to be had, though: “I may be covered in cat hair, but I still smell good”, from the excellently titled ‘Dragonball Durag’, is a serious contender for lyric of the year. DL, Key track: ‘So Heavy I Fell Through The Earth’, NME said: “It’s a fitting next step for an artist who’s built her reputation as someone who refuses to keep in step with the rest of the world.”, In a nutshell: Dazzling jazz bangers built for the dance floor, The long-anticipated solo-debut from Moses Boyd as producer and bandleader was well worth the wait. For them, the music, always, does the talking.”, In a nutshell: It’s an acquired taste, but the open-minded will fall in love with this singular, scattershot triumph, It’s been a twisted year, and the music has followed suit. 3Joy DivisionUnknown Pleasures K-SW, NME said: “A refreshingly liberating soundtrack for a year that has felt a little like the end of the world.”, In a nutshell: Gather close: the poet is revealing his – and America’s – multitudes, Defying those who considered him a spent force, Dylan’s first album in eight years was a late-period masterpiece, enfolding keen, precise wisdoms about mortality, culture and the lessons of history within an amorphous Americana tapestry thick with Southern heat and myth. NL, NME said: “Brimming with the prickling anxiety and stress that’s become commonplace during the pandemic… [this is] a glorious, experimental collection.”, In a nutshell: Big tunes; bigger attitude, The follow-up to Burna’s 2019 breakout record ‘African Giant’ may have featured guest appearances from the likes of Stormzy, New Jersey hip-hop trio Naughty By Nature and Coldplay’s Chris Martin, but the Nigerian icon, born Damini Ogulu, was never overshadowed. 2Bob Marley And The WailersNatty Dread “Asian albums of the year by NME. Drake, NME said: “If Headie One’s 2019 mixtape ‘Music x Road’ hinted at cross-over ambition, ‘Edna’ is its grown-up, lavish cousin.”. GE, NME said: “[‘Ultra Mono’ is] a breakneck ride that roars through sarcasm, defiance, compassion and controversy.”, In a nutshell: Harlem’s finest (temporarily) quits the Big Apple in search of spirituality and quieter waters – and lands on a peaceful groove, Birthed in Puerto Rico, away from the bustle of the cartoonish New York City that featured so heavily in her previous releases, ‘Everything is Beautiful’ explored the peaceful, fluid side to rapper Princess Nokia atop jazz licks and snappy production. CA. SM, NME said: “Comprised of 14 scorching, razor-sharp vignettes – some scarcely a minute long – this is the sound of a songwriter standing on the top of their mountain, chest puffed-out and giving it the biggun’.”, In a nutshell: Optimistic emo ready for stadiums, Yungblud made a name for himself with angsty outsider anthems. The NME Album of the Year & Single Of The Year was announced on 3 December 2013. 2017 was a pretty disappointing year for music compared to 2015 and 2016 if we're being honest. Marc came into Kane FM for an interview on the Boom and Bass show and kindly brought each of the crew a copy of his new album. 2020s. NK, NME said: “The production on the album is mainly centred around Yoruba, Afro-Latin and Afrobeats percussion, which creates a sense of homecoming.”, In a nutshell: Indie’s wonderkid reinvents himself as a world-weary, ‘70s-channelling troubadour, With the youthful ambition of 2017 fan favourite track ‘What Do You Think About The Car?’ in the rearview mirror, ‘Zeros’ saw Declan McKenna set about navigating the dystopian ideals of destruction and survival. The NME Single of the Year list is compiled by the music reviewers and independent journalists who work for the magazine and for NME.com. Poignant country-laced balled ‘Family’ was an emotional tribute to the queer community; the bouncing ‘Comme des Garçons (Like The Boys)’ referenced the ‘00s dance tunes that made her feel confident when she was younger; and on ‘STFU!’ Sawayama rode brash nu-metal to rail against racist micro-aggressions. British band The … 3Elvis CostelloMy Aim Is True The full list of 50 Best Albums and Tracks of 2013 appear in this week’s NME, which is available digitally and on newsstands now. The singular ‘SAWAYAMA’ was a musical gut-punch. NME's Highest Rated Albums of 2020. With ‘Future Nostalgia’, the pop star led the charge with a ‘80s-themed disco revival, alongside Kylie Minogue and Jessie Ware. An album marked at Number One gets 20 points, Number Two gets 19 points and so on until the 20th, which gets one point. 5Heaven 17Penthouse And Pavement Stream more from Mercury Rev and connect with fans to discover new music. 1Bruce SpringsteenDarkness On The Edge Of Town 1David BowieHeroes ‘Ohms’ had a little bit of everything that makes this band so great. Each picks his or her top 20 albums of the year and hands them in to the editor. 3Bob Marley And The... Albums Of The Year NME Singles 1989. The 50 best albums of 2020 NME. EH, Key track: ‘Rain on Me (ft. Ariana Grande)’, NME said: “From the exhilarating melodies to the positive, hope-filled lyrics, ‘Chromatica’ is a celebration – and a well-deserved one at that.”, In a nutshell: Metal legends strike the balance between fury and euphoria, The Sacramento art-metallers’ ninth record continued an esteemed run of almost perfect albums. Albums Of The Year And End Of Year Critic Lists Please Note! It was affecting and intimate, a clear cathartic release with confessions, hopes and dreams to hold onto. She Bangs The Drums - The Stone Roses. BestEverAlbums.com brings together over 40,000 charts and calculates an overall ranking of the best albums of all time. 4Black UhuruSinsemilla Music reviews, ratings, news and more. The result: blissful, forward-thinking guitar-pop. 2The JamAll Mod Cons 79. Music magazine NME has published its list of the top 50 albums of the noughties, as voted for by leading figures in the music industry. Connect with AOTY. It includes… With nods to ‘80s synth pop and Talking Heads, Blossoms managed to deliver a magnificent pop masterclass. GE, NME said: “Bridgers captures the everyday figments of life with a bleak smirk.”, In a nutshell: The indie OGs save the day with their aptly titled comeback, The Strokes entered their fourth decade (!) She told NME, in our September cover feature, that that the record would be “Sugar Trap on steroids”, Sure enough, Rico’s debut was a deliciously eclectic, packed with her signature gruff, sparkly synths and bone-crushing 808s, pushing the boundaries for rap music. Albums of the Year. It was the 37th countdown of the most popular albums and tracks of the year, as chosen by music reviewers and independent journalists who work for the magazine and for NME.com. NME 1974 End of year critic lists This page was last edited on 3 July 2018, at 19:29 (UTC). 3. Well, what a year it’s been. Donald Trump looked to further change the world before being defeated in an election that took days before a decision was decided. Achetez neuf ou d'occasion Which is why ‘Run The Jewels 4 ‘was damn important. Retrouvez Spiritualized: Space Rock, Jason Pierce, NME Album of the Year, NME, Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space et des millions de livres en … DL, NME said: “It is wonderful to once again hear a Deftones record as heavy as molten lead.”, In a nutshell: The soundtrack to twerking through the pandemic, At the age of 25, Megan Thee Stallion is almost a household name, with multiple Billboard hits (including the raunchy-turned-political ‘WAP’ single with Cardi B) under her belt. By projecting his brooding existentialism onto vast, theatrical space-rock soundscapes, he created a striking portrait of an artist in transformation. Tweet. excel at – in other words, a perfect lockdown tonic. Congratulations to all artists in Asia who made it to the prestigious cut this year, and check out the complete list of NME Asia’s 25 best Asian albums in 2020 here. Where 2016’s ‘Gore’ vaulted the band into a light, starry space, drawing out their new wave and post-punk tendencies, the heavier ‘Ohms’ thrust them back to Earth. The sprawling synth-led ‘At The Door’ and the disco-indebted ‘Brooklyn Bridge…’ were particular standouts, the former a prime example of Casablancas’ stellar, razor-sharp vocal performance. Key track: ‘JU$T’ saw Run the Jewels, Pharrell and Rage Against The Machine’s Zack de la Rocha make the case for prison and police abolition in the wake of corrupt police officers and state-sponsored violence. 2. Can you name the records that won NME's album of the year award for every year since 1975? 1Marvin GayeMidnight Love All three came together with remarkable coherence – this was a concept record in the most stirring sense. Further change the world 's defining voice in music and pop culture 1952!: ‘ only you Freestyle ’ feat NME Single of the year since,! 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