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Mid-Year 2020 Lists (Best of 2020 Thus Far)

Discussion in 'Music Forum' started by maryp1603, Jun 13, 2020.

  1. maryp1603

    Hey. Supporter

    Getting to the mid-way point of 2020, so let’s see your favorite albums of the year so far.
     
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  2. atlas Jun 13, 2020
    (Last edited: Jun 14, 2020)
    atlas

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    Loathe - I Let It In And It Took Everything
    Vasudeva - Generator
    Soccer Mommy - Color Theory
    O'Brother - You And I
    Beach Bunny - Honeymoon
    Yaeji - What We Drew
    Caspian - On Circles
    Freddie Gibbs & The Alchemist - Alfredo
    END - Splinters from an Ever-Changing Face
    Retirement Party - Runaway Dog

    in some order. Loathe def at the top though
     
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  3. maryp1603

    Hey. Supporter

    Current Top 10:

    1. Manic - Halsey
    2. Wake Up Sunshine - All Time Low
    3. Color Theory - Soccer Mommy
    4. Honeymoon - Beach Bunny
    5. 20-20 vision - Anti-Flag
    6. Everyone Loves You...Once You Leave Them - The Amity Affliction
    7. Future Nostalgia - Dua Lipa
    8. A Beautiful Place to Drown - Silverstein
    9. Brain Pain - Four Year Strong
    10. Afterburner - Dance Gavin Dance
     
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  4. irthesteve

    formerly irthesteve Prestigious

    I can't believe we're almost halfway through the year, you can really feel how little music has been released in 2020 due to everything that's happened
     
  5. ComedownMachine

    Prestigious Prestigious

    My list is very basic, but here it is in a rough order

    1. The Weeknd- After Hours
    2. Grimes- Miss Anthropocene
    3. Dua Lipa- Future Nostalgia
    4. The Strokes- The New Abnormal
    5. Charli XCX- How I’m Feeling Now
    6. Halsey- Manic
    7. Hayley Williams- Petals for Armor
    8. The 1975- Notes On A Conditional Form
    9. Fiona Apple- Fetch the Bolt Cutters
    10. Poppy- I Disagree
    11. Allie X- Cape God
    12. Rina Sawayama- SAWAYAMA
    13. Carly Rae Jepsen- Dedicated Side B
    14. Childish Gambino- 3.15.20
    15. Soccer Mommy- Color Theory
    16. Tame Impala- The Slow Rush
    17. Freddie Gibbs & The Alchemist- Alfredo
    18. Princess Nokia- Everything Sucks
    19. Alexandra Savior- The Archer
    20. EOB- Earth

    top 10 all kind of jump around to being #1
     
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  6. Jake W Jun 13, 2020
    (Last edited: Jun 16, 2020)
    Jake W

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    Albums:

    1. Phoebe Bridgers – Punisher
    2. Worriers – You and Someone You Know
    3. Carly Rae Jepsen – Dedicated Side B
    4. Katie Malco – Failures
    5. Kamaiyah – Got It Made
    6. Long Neck – World's Strongest Dog
    7. Bacchae – Pleasure Vision
    8. OldSoul – You Were Overwhelmed
    9. Beach Bunny – Honeymoon
    10. Xibalba - Años en Infierno
    11. Spanish Love Songs – Brave Faces Everyone
    12. Gladie – Safe Sins
    13. Yhung T.O & Daboii - Demon & Mufasa
    14. Like Rats - Death Monolith
    15. Soccer Mommy - Color Theory
    16. Princess Nokia - Everything Sucks/Everything is Beautiful
    17. Charli XCX - how i'm feeling now
    18. Three Knee Deep - Three Knee Deep
    19. KRUELTY - A DYING TRUTH
    20. Retirement Party - Runaway Dog
    21. Power Alone - Rather Be Alone
    22. Church Girls - The Haunt
    23. Seed of Pain - Flesh, Steel, Victory...
    24. Happy Accidents - Sprawling
    25. Mozzy - Beyond Bulletproof
    26. Umbra Vitae - Shadow of Life
    27. Higher Power - 27 Miles Underwater
    28. Scratchy Blanket - Something for Everyone
    29. Pity Party - Concrete
    30. END - Splinters From an Ever-Changing Face
    31. Lady Gaga - Chromatica
    32. Jeff Rosenstock - NO DREAM
    33. Empty Country - Empty Country
    34. Freddie Gibbs – Alfredo
    35. Brian Fallon – Local Honey
    36. Black Curse – Endless Wound
    37. Frail Hands – parted/departed/apart
    38. Ellis – Born Again
    39. Erica Freas – Young
    40. Pictures of Vernon - bug

    EPs:

    1. Cheerbleederz - Lobotany
    2. Buggin – Buggin Out
    3. Denzel Curry – Unlocked
    4. Fuse – This Segregation Will End
    5. La Moxie – You've Burnt Your Bridge, Now Lie In It
    6. Sanity Slip – Submerged In Pain
    7. Angelica Padua – Full Circle
    8. Vision Quest – Bear Witness
    9. The High Cost of Playing God - The High Cost of Playing God
    10. buriedbutstillbreathing - EXHUMATION
     
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  7. CarpetElf

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    1. Spanish Love Songs - Brave Faces Everyone
    2. Perfume Genius - Set My Heart On Fire Immediately
    3. Waxahatchee - Saint Cloud
    4. Hayley Williams - Petals for Armor
    5. The 1975 - Notes on a Conditional Form
    6. Algiers - There is No Year
    7. Tricot - Pitch Black
    8. Miss New Buddha - The Situation is Excellent
    9. Fiona Apple - Fetch the Bolt Cutters
    10. Grimes - Miss Anthropocenes
    11. Dua Lipa - Future Nostalgia
    12. Empty Country - Empty Country
    13. Jeff Rosenstock - No Dream
    14. Cafe Racer - Zenith
    15. Wares - Survival
    16. Soccer Mommy - Color Theory
    17. Poppy - I Disagree
    18. Gleemer - Down Through
    19. Holy Fuck - Deleter
    20. Megan Thee Stallion - Suga
    21. Frances Quinlan - Likewise
    22. Ratboys - Printer's Devil
    23. Beach Bunny - Honeymoon
    24. US Girls - Heavy Light
    25. Caspian - On Circles
     
  8. xapplexpiex Jun 13, 2020
    (Last edited: Jun 13, 2020)
    xapplexpiex

    the past is a grotesque animal Supporter

    I’ve enjoyed new music more this year than any other in recent memory... The rankings will probably change when I spend more time with all the albums.

    Top 20
    1. Spanish Love Songs - Brave Faces, Everyone
    2. of Montreal - UR FUN
    3. Yves Tumor - Heaven to a Tortured Mind
    4. Poppy - I Disagree
    5. Charli XCX - how i’m feeling now
    6. Polo G - THE GOAT
    7. Beach Bunny - Honeymoon
    8. Rina Sawayama - SAWAYAMA
    9. Perfume Genius - Set My Heart On Fire Immediately
    10. Dogleg - Melee

    11. The 1975 - Notes On a Conditional Forum
    12. Lil Uzi Vert - Eternal Wake (Deluxe)
    13. Have A Good Season - Shapes I’ve Never Seen
    14. I’m Glad It’s You - Every Sun, Every Moon
    15. All Time Low - Wake Up Sunshine
    16. Freddie Gibbs and The Alchemist - Alfredo
    17. Dance Gavin Dance - Afterburner
    18. Thundercat - It Is What It Is
    19. Stay Inside - Viewing
    20. Purity Ring - WOMB
     
  9. Pepetito

    Regular Supporter

    Been an extremely underwhelming first half of year.
    All time low is all I've gotten excited over.
     
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  10. waking season Jun 13, 2020
    (Last edited: Jun 13, 2020)
    waking season

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    Current top 10:

    1. On Circles by Caspian
    2. Run the Jewels 4 by Run the Jewels
    3. You and I by O’Brother
    4. Reunions by Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit
    5. Melee by Dogleg
    6. how i’m feeling now by Charli XCX
    7. Wake UP! by Hazel English
    8. Future Nostalgia by Dua Lipa
    9. Dedicated Side B by Carly Rae Jepsen
    10. Vespertine by This Will Destroy You

    Caspian is for certain my number one but everything after is subject to change. There are still a handful of records I need to listen to as well.
     
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  11. Jake W

    oh my god, I'm back on my bullshit Prestigious

    Listen to the Katie Malco album
     
  12. CarpetElf

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    Added to #TheList
     
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  13. White

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    1. hubris. - Metempsychosis
    2. Dance Gavin Dance - Afterburner

    3. VAR - The Never-Ending Year
    4. Vasudeva - Generator
    5. Aesthesys - Alignments
    6. Olhava - Ladoga
    7. Flies Are Spies From Hell - Final Quiet
    8. Tape Studies - Kept Underneath
    9. Gloe - Dead Wait
    10. I Am Abomination - Passion of the Heist II

    The drop off from 2 to 3 is absolutely enormous. Maybe last year spoiled me, but if my eventual top-10 looks mostly like this, I will be profoundly disappointed.
     
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  14. maryp1603

    Hey. Supporter

    That would be my number 11, so co-signed.
     
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  15. SmashRipsaw

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    Lots of new stuff to listen to based on this thread. It's been pretty slow so far this year. My list in no particular order:

    Caspian - On Circles
    The Beautiful Mistake - You're Not Broken. I Am.
    Dens - Taming Tongues
    Hayley Williams - Petals for Armor
    Earth Groans - Prettiest of Things
    Gleemer - Down Through
    Coldbones - The Cataclysm
    Tigerwine - Nothing is For You
    Nation of Language - Introduction, Presence
    Sorry - 925
    sleepmakeswaves - No Safe Place
    Deathbreaker - Isolate
     
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  16. waking season

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    Lots of albums I listened to when they were released but kind of fell off
     
  17. The Strokes
    Tame Impala
    RTJ
    Jeff Rosenstock
    Drain
    Peace’d Out
     
  18. Top 16 because symmetry
     

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  19. BenSmith94

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    1. Nothing is True & Everything is Possible - Enter Shikari
    2. Petals for Armour - Hayley Williams
    3. Local Honey - Brian Fallon
    4. Fetch the Bolt Cuters - Fiona Apple
    5. Race Car Blues - Slowly Slowly
    6. Wake Up Sunshine - All Time Low
    7. Future Nostalgia - Dua Lipa
    8. 13.15.20 - Childish Gambino
    9. Manic - Halsey
    10. The Death of Me - Polaris

    Yet to reach verdict - Run the Jewels, The 1975, Charli XCX
     
  20. michael_gatto

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    LPs

    1. Hayley Williams - Petals For Armor
    2. Code Orange - Underneath
    3. Dance Gavin Dance - Afterburner
    4. Super Whatevr - don't you wanna be glad?
    5. All Time Low - Wake Up, Sunshine
    6. The Acacia Strain - DECAY
    7. Poppy - I Disagree
    8. 5 Seconds of Summer - CALM
    9. Boston Manor - Glue
    10. Dua Lipa - Future Nostalgia
    11. Hot Mulligan - you'll be fine
    12. Silverstein - A Beautiful Place To Drown
    13. Downswing - Good Intentions
    14. Childish Gambino - 3.15.20
    15. Rina Sawayama - SAWAYAMA

    EPs

    1. Origami Angel - Broke Minecraft
    2. Nova Charisma - Exposition III
    3. Belmont - Reflections
    4. ITZY - It'z Me
    5. Orla Gartland - Freckle Season

    Just a rough ranking.

    From the looks of this thread there's a good amount I need to check out.
     
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  21. CobraKidJon

    Fun must be always. Prestigious

    I see a lot of lists but I don’t see the bad bunny album which is a shame.

    1 - 10. Bad Bunny - YHLQMDLG
     
  22. mattfreaksmeout Jun 13, 2020
    (Last edited: Jun 28, 2020)
    mattfreaksmeout

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    Ranked Favorites:
    1. Hayley Williams: Petals For Armor
    2. All Time Low: Wake Up, Sunshine
    3. Lady Gaga: Chromatica
    4. Kali Uchis: TO FEEL ALIVE - EP
    5. Mac Miller: Circles
    6. HAIM: Women In Music Pt. III
    7. Moses Sumney: grae
    8. Phoebe Bridgers: Punisher

    Others I’ve really enjoyed-
    Best Coast: Almost Tomorrow
    Little Big Town: Nightfall
    Halsey: MANIC
    Waxahatchee: Saint Cloud
    Grimes: Miss Anthropocene
    Lennon Stella: Three. Two. One.
    Jeff Rosenstock: NO DREAM
    Charli XCX: how i'm feeling now
    Run the Jewels: RTJ 4
    The 1975: Notes On A Conditional Form
    Ratboys: Printer’s Devil
    Retirement Party: Runaway Dog
    Joyce Manor: Songs From Northern Torrance
     
  23. CarpetElf

    point gawd Prestigious

    Gleemer. Nice.
     
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  24. irthesteve

    formerly irthesteve Prestigious

    of Montreal, Poppy, Mura Masa, Kesha, Denzel Curry, Tame Impala, Rina Sawayama, Georgia, Banoffee, Mandy Moore, The Weeknd, All Time Low, Empress Of, Charli XCX, Run The Jewels
     
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  25. CobraKidJon

    Fun must be always. Prestigious

    listen to bad bunny