Best Albums of 2018


The Top Ten

1 Twin Fantasy - Car Seat Headrest

Such a great album! Best of the year so far. - HawkWithAnOpinion


2 Kids See Ghosts - Kids See Ghosts Kids See Ghosts - Kids See Ghosts

By far the best album of 2018 along with Nasir and Daytona (with Ye right behind.) GOOD music putting out the heat

Kanye West is a genius. Oh and Kid Cudi's here too he's pretty good. - hiphopgod

What are you talking about? It's Kid Cudi who outshines Kanye here, Kanye is fantastic as always interjecting his thoughts but it's Cudi's incredible vocals and passion that win me over the most. - epicness2099



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3 Always Ascending - Franz Ferdinand
4 Ye - Kanye West Ye - Kanye West

I have a question: how did it become a thing since last year that American hip hop or hip hop crossover albums are that short? XXXTentacion, Lil Peep, Kanye West, Pusha T,... they all released studio albums lasting for just over 20 minutes. For mixtapes or EPs that's an okay length, but from full studio albums I'd expect at least something around 40 minutes (35-45 minutes) on average, and everything that's longer is just awesome - I wanna get something for my money. I also dislike the lack of physical releases from many US hip hop artists. - Martin_Canine

Also don't get me wrong, I rated "ye" 4 and a half stars out of five. I just wished it would have been a bit longer, it could have at least included the singles. - Martin_Canine



5 M A N I A - Fall Out Boy

Nah, this was lackluster. 4/10 - DCfnaf

Last I recalled even some of the most diehard Fall Out Boy fans hated this album. And I've always hated Fall Out Boy but I'll take listening to Living Things over this. - SomePersonYouHate

Hopefully, Champion was okay. Young and Menace is only good when Patrick did a piano version without autotune. The Last of the Real Ones was good though.

Fall out boy is better than all of these

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6 Firepower - Judas Priest

I really liked this album. Especially Lightning Strike and Sea of Red. - Metarock


7 Here Come the Aliens - Kim Wilde
8 Liberation - Christina Aguilera

This should have been the follow up to "Back to Basics", then her discography would have been perfect. - Martin_Canine

9 Kod - J. Cole

This albums would've been a let down if it had anything to live up to. - hiphopgod

I love this man with all my heart and soul what husband material wow I hope he's ok

10 ? - Xxxtentacion ? - Xxxtentacion

Better than 17 - Not_A_Weeaboo

The Newcomers

? Goodbye & Good Riddance - Juice WRLD
? K.T.S.E. - Teyana Taylor

The Contenders

11 Beerbongs & Bentleys - Post Malone

I give it a 4/5, Post Malone is pretty good in my opinion. - StarlightSpanks

Best trap album by miles. 8/10 - ZeroBlaster

A little bit better than his last album Stoney. 7/10 - MemeTheKeem

Half of the year is almost over... so far it's a very close race between this and Kim Wilde's record which one is my favorite of the year. This album is diverse in musical influences, it bends the conventional idea of genres and mixes various styles so fluently and harmonic that it really gets the absolute maximum out of modern pop music.

I also reviewed the album in a post. - Martin_Canine

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12 Cocoa Sugar - Young Fathers
13 Boarding House Reach - Jack White

Jack White finally found his unique sound with this album. His best and most experimental release yet! - HawkWithAnOpinion

Jack White does it again! 9/10 - MemeTheKeem

Best thing he’s done since Elephant

14 Daytona - Pusha T Daytona - Pusha T


15 My Dear Melancholy, - The Weeknd
16 Music for Cars - The 1975
17 Thunderbolt - Saxon
18 Pestilence - Hadeon
19 Man of the Woods - Justin Timberlake

Should be number 1 - coryrevv

20 No News is Good News - Phonte

Hip hop at it's finest - DaWyteNight

21 Coma Noir - The Atlas Moth
22 Ember - Breaking Benjamin
23 Age Of - Oneohtrix Point Never
24 Choosing Mental Illness as a Virtue - Philip H. Anselmo & the Illegals
25 Errorzone - Vein

The early 2000s is strong with this one. Very fun record - cjWriter1997

26 Pounding the Pavement - Anvil
27 Oil of Every Pearl's Un-Insides - Sophie
28 Outsider - Three Days Grace
29 Book of Ryan - Royce Da 5'9"
30 Everything is Love - Beyoncé & Jay-Z
31 Fush Yu Mang Acoustic - Smash Mouth
32 Black Panther: The Album - Various Artists


33 Bad Witch - Nine Inch Nails

Ewn on - AnnieCallie

Ew no - AnnieCallie

34 Unsung Prophets and Dead Messiahs - Orphaned Land
35 Now Only - Mount Eerie

A Crow Looked At Me 2: Special Low Frequency Version - djpenquin999

A Crow Looked At Me 2: The EVEN BETTER VERSION. 10/10 - DCfnaf

36 Golden Hour - Kacey Musgraves

A truly amazing album that deserves its place in the pantheon of modern country albums. Also deserves an Album of the Year nomination. Kacey's best work yet. - thatgreekguyraul

Did someone say "breakbeat"? I'm checking this out. - ZeroBlaster

It's easy for someone to say that, with the vocoders, dance-pop tracks, breakbeats, and smoothed edges, this is basically country for people who dislike country.

And considering that my only previous encounters with country were two Jason Molina songs, I've probably proved them right. Crap. - BlarchBlaces

37 Year of the Snitch - Death Grips Year of the Snitch - Death Grips
38 Cosmic - Bazzi
39 Nothing 2 Loose - DJ Healer Nothing 2 Loose - DJ Healer
40 Post Traumatic - Mike Shinoda
41 Automata I - Between the Buried and Me
42 Eat the Elephant - A Perfect Circle

It was good enough to have as my profile picture at least - cjWriter1997

43 Beautiful Death - Slaves
44 Bobby Tarantino II - Logic
45 Superorganism - Superorganism
46 Almost Everyday - Matt and Kim
47 Soil - Serpentwithfeet
48 7 - Beach House
49 What Happens Next - Joe Satriani
50 Gravity - Bullet for My Valentine
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Top Remixes (18)

1. Errorzone - Vein
2. Bad Witch - Nine Inch Nails
3. Eat the Elephant - A Perfect Circle
1. Cocoa Sugar - Young Fathers
2. Daytona - Pusha T
3. Age Of - Oneohtrix Point Never
1. Liberation - Christina Aguilera
2. ? - Xxxtentacion
3. The Blues is Alive and Well - Buddy Guy

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