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Rough Trade Shops list their Top 100 LPs of 2015

Bjork Vulnicura

It’s that time of year again when folks start publishing their End of Year Best-Of lists. Almost always first out of the gates is UK-based Rough Trade Shops who dropped their 100 Best Albums of 2015 list today. Coming in at #1 was Bjork‘s devastatingly personal Vulnicura. And here’s their Top 20:

1) BjorkVulnicura
2) Father John MistyI Love You Honeybear
3) Courtney BarnettSometimes I sit and Think and Sometimes I Just Sit
4) Ezra FurmanPerpetual Motion People
5) Max RichterFrom Sleep
6) Wolf AliceMy Love is Cool
7) Kamasi WashingtonThe Epic
8) Royal HeadacheHigh
9) RomareProjections
10) Jamie XXIn Colour
11) John GrantGrey Tickles, Black Pressure
12) Sufjan StevensCarrie and Lowell
13) Tame ImpalaCurrents
14) Nadine ShahFast Food
15) WandGolem
16) Kendrick LamarTo Pimp a Butterfly
17) Django DjangoBorn Under Saturn
18) Tobias Jesso JrGoon
19) GeorgiaS/T
20) Palma VioletsDanger in the Club

You can check out Rough Trade Shops full Top 100 Albums of 2015 list below…

Rough Trade’s Top 100 Albums of 2015
1. Bjork – Vulnicura
2. Father John Misty – I Love You Honeybear
3. Courtney Barnett – Sometimes I sit and Think and Sometimes I Just Sit
4. Ezra Furman – Perpetual Motion People
5. Max Richter – From Sleep
6. Wolf Alice – My Love is Cool
7. Kamasi Washington – The Epic
8. Royal Headache – High
9. Romare – Projections
10. Jamie XX – In Colour
11. John Grant – Grey Tickles, Black Pressure
12. Sufjan Stevens – Carrie and Lowell
13. Tame Impala – Currents
14. Nadine Shah – Fast Food
15. Wand – Golem
16. Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp a Butterfly
17. Django Django – Born Under Saturn
18. Tobias Jesso Jr – Goon
19. Georgia – S/T
20. Palma Violets – Danger in the Club
21. Calexico – Edge of the Sun
22. Natalie Prass – Natalie Prass
23. FFS (Franz Ferdinand + Sparks) – FFS
24. Public Service Broadcasting – The Race for Space
25. Floating Points – Elaenia
26. Bop English – Constant Bop
27. Ryley Walker – Primrose Green
28. Beach House – Depression Cherry
29. Sleaford Mods – Key Markets
30. Julia Holter – Have You In My Wilderness
31. Alabama Shakes – Sound and COlor
32. Trevor Jackson – Format
33. Joanna Gruesome – Peanut Butter
34. Shopping – Why Choose
35. Songhoy Blues – Music In Exile
36. Mac DeMarco – Another One
37. Richard Hawley – Hollow Meadows
38. Foals – What Went Down
39. New Order – Music Complete
40. Viet Cong – Viet Cong
41. Ultimate Painting – Green Lanes
42. Jim O’Rourke – Simple Songs
43. Ibeyi – Ibeyi
44. Matthew E. White – Fresh Blood
45. Fuzz – II
46. Liam Hayes – Slurrup
47. Death and Vanilla – To Where the Wild Things Are
48. Colleen – Captain of None
49. Girl Band – Holding Hands With Jamie
50. Deerhunter – Fading Frontier
51. The Orb – Moonbuilding 2703 AD
52. Godspeed You! Black Emperor – Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress
53. Lianne La Havas – Blood
54. Public Enemy – Man Plans God Laughs
55. Mercury Rev – The Light In You
56. Adele – 25
57. Joanna Newsom – Divers
58. Ghost Culture – Ghost Culture
59. Leftfield – Alternative Light Source
60. Sleater-Kinney – No Cities to Love
61. Mark Ronson – Uptown Special
62. Sarah Cracknell – Red Kite
63. Fraser A Gorman – Slow Hum
64. C Duncan – Architect
65. The Districts – A Flourish And A Spoil
66. The Unthanks – Mount The Air
67. Damaged Bug – Cold Hot Plumbs
68. Kurt Vile – b’lieve i’m goin’ down…
69. Stealing Sheep – Not Real
70. Mbongwana Star – From Kinshasa
71. Public Image Ltd – What The World Needs Now
72. Drenge – Undertow
73. Holly Herndon – Platform
74. Follakzoid – III
75. Death Grips – The Powers That B
76. METZ – II
77. Spit and Shine – Everybody’s A Fuckin Expert
78. Lana Del Rey – Honeymoon
79. Destroyer – Poison Season
80. Andrew Combs – All These Dreams
81. Hills – Frid
82. Grimes – Art Angels
83. Waxahatchee – Ivy Tripp
84. Jenny Hval – Apocalypse, Girl
85. Shamir – Ratchet
86. Jason Isbell – Something More Than Free
87. Ought – Sun Coming Down
88. Sauna Youth – Distractions
89. Nils Frahm – Solo
90. The Fireworks – Switch Me On
91. Leon Bridges – Coming Home
92. Bully – Feels Like
93. Low – Ones and Sixes
94. Arca – Mutant
95. Girlpool – Before the World Was Big
96. Laura Marling – Short Movie
97. Unknown Mortal Orchestra – Multi-Love
98. Jessica Pratt – On Your Own Love Again
99. Ryan Adams – 1989
100. Protomartyr – The Agen

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