Our albums of the year revealed!

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The January 2017 issue of Uncut features the best albums of the year, compiled by the Uncut team, along with our reissues and compilations of the year, and the best films and books.

Below is the full list of Uncut’s albums of the year. Click on the links to read the original Uncut reviews… and as always let us know in the comments or on Facebook what would make your Top 50.

You can also hear our Albums Of The Year on a handy Spotify stream – which you can find by clicking here.

Uncut’s Top 50 Albums Of 2016 are:

50. Kevin Morby – Singing Saw

49. Christine And The Queens – Chaleur Humaine

48. Skepta – Konnichiwa

47. Handsome Family – Unseen

46. Swans – The Glowing Man
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45. King – We Are King
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44. Okkervil River – Away
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43. Róisín Murphy – Take Her Up To Monto

42. Brigid Mae Power – Brigid Mae Power
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41. Anna Meredith – Varmints

40. Let’s Eat Grandma – I, Gemini

39. Shovels & Rope – Little Seeds
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38. Chris Forsyth & The Solar Motel Band – The Rarity Of Experience
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37. Tim Hecker – Love Streams
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36. Jenny Hval – Blood Bitch
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35. Eleanor Friedberger – New View
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34. Lucinda Williams – The Ghosts Of Highway 20
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33. King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Nonagon Infinity
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32. 75 Dollar Bill – Wood/Metal/Plastic/Pattern/Rhythm/Rock

31. Cass McCombs – Mangy Love

30. Frank Ocean – Blonde

29. Kendrick Lamar – untitled unmastered
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28. Case/Lang/Veirs – Case/Lang/Veirs

27. Shirley Collins – Lodestar

26. Cate Le Bon – Crab Day

25. Iggy Pop – Post Pop Depression
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24. Paul Simon – Stranger To Stranger

23. Margo Price – Midwest Farmer’s Daughter
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22. The Avalanches – Wildflower

21. William Tyler – Modern Country
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20. Angel Olsen – My Woman
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19. Lambchop – Flotus
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18. Solange – A Seat At The Table

17. Cavern Of Anti-Matter – Void Beats/Invocation Trex

16. Hiss Golden Messenger – Heart Like A Levee
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15. Wilco – Schmilco
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14. Bon Iver – 22, A Million

13. Drive-By Truckers – American Band

12. Brian Eno – The Ship

11. Thee Oh Sees – A Weird Exits
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10. Beyoncé – Lemonade

9. Teenage Fanclub – Here

8. Anohni – Hopelessness
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7. Sturgill Simpson – A Sailor’s Guide To Earth
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6. PJ Harvey – The Hope Six Demolition Project

5. Ryley Walker – Golden Sings That Have Been Sung
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4. Leonard Cohen – You Want It Darker
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3. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Skeleton Tree
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2. Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool
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1. David Bowie – Blackstar
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The February 2017 issue of Uncut is now on sale in the UK – featuring our cover story on Leonard Cohen. Elsewhere in the issue, we look at the 50 Great Modern Protest Songs and our free CD collects 15 of the very best, featuring Ry Cooder, Jarvis Cocker, Roy Harper, Father John Misty, Hurray For The Riff Raff and Richard Thompson. The issue also features our essential preview of the key albums for 2017, including Roger Waters, Fleet Foxes, Paul Weller, The Jesus And Mary Chain, the Waterboys and more. Plus Leon Russell, Mike Oldfield, Ty Segall, Tift Merritt, David Bowie, Japandroids, The Doors, Flaming Lips, Wilco, The XX, Grateful Dead, Mark Eitzel and more plus 139 reviews

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