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NME’s Top Albums of 2010


Rough Trade listed These New Puritans at #3. NME listed them as #1. The UK magazine’s full list of favorite albums of the year, below…

NME’s Top 75 Albums Of 2010 are:
1. These New Puritans – ‘Hidden’
2. Arcade Fire – ‘The Suburbs’
3. Beach House – ‘Teen Dream’
4. LCD Soundsystem – ‘This Is Happening’
5. Laura Marling – ‘I Speak Because I Can’
6. Foals – ‘Total Life Forever’
7. Zola Jesus – ‘Stridulum II’
8. Salem – ‘King Night’
9. Liars – ‘Sisterworld’
10. The Drums – ‘The Drums
11. The National, ‘High Violet’
12. Caribou, ‘Swim’.
13. Gayngs, ‘Relayted’.
14. The Fall, ‘Your Future, Our Clutter’.
15. Yeasayer, ‘Odd Blood’.
16. Grinderman, ‘Grinderman 2′.
17. Factory Floor, ‘Untitled’.
18. Warpaint, ‘The Fool’
19. MGMT, ‘Congratulations’
20. Deerhunter, ‘Halcyon Digest’.
21. Janelle Monae, ‘The ArchAndroid’
22. Swans, ‘My Father Will Guide Me Up A Rope To The Sky’
23. Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti, ‘Before Today’.
24. Vampire Weekend, ‘Contra’
25. Avi Buffalo, ‘Avi Buffalo’.
26. Les Savy Fav, ‘Root For Ruin’.
27. Best Coast, ‘Crazy For You ‘.
28. New Young Pony Club, ‘The Optimist’
29. No Age, ‘Everything In Between’.
30. Klaxons, ‘Surfing The Void’
31. Crystal Castles, ‘Crystal Castles’
32. Islet, ‘Wimmy’. NME said: “Mind-bending.
33. Marina And The Diamonds, ‘The Family Jewels’.
34. Kanye West, ‘My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy’.
35. Glasser, ‘Ring’.
36. Hurts, ‘Happiness’.
37. Lonelady, ‘Nerve Up’.
38. Big Boi, ‘Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son Of Chico Dusty’.
39. Magnetic Man, ‘Magnetic Man’.
40. Sleigh Bells, ‘Treats’.
41. Steve Mason, ‘Boys Outside’.
42. Mystery Jets, ‘Serotonin’.
43. Everything Everything, ‘Man Alive’.
44. Manic Street Preachers, ‘Postcards From A Young Man’
45. Four Tet, ‘There Is Love In You’
46. Paul Weller, ‘Wake Up The Nation’.
47. Pulled Apart By Horses, ‘Pulled Apart By Horses’.
48. My Chemical Romance, ‘Danger Days’.
49. Surfer Blood, ‘Astro Coast
50. Frightened Rabbit, ‘The Winter of Mixed Drinks’
51. Charlotte Gainsbourg, ‘IRM
52. Dum Dum Girls, ‘I Will Be’
53. Kelis, ‘Flesh Tone’.
54. First Aid Kit, ‘The Big Black and The Blue’
55. Ikonika, ‘Contact, Love, Want, Have’.
56. Mount Kimbie, ‘Crooks & Lovers’.
57. Joanna Newsom, ‘Have One On Me’.
58. Crocodiles, ‘Sleep Forever’
59. Errors, ‘Come Down With Me’
60. Belle And Sebastian, ‘Write About Love’
61. Flying Lotus, ‘Cosmogramma’
62. Gil Scott-Heron, ‘I’m New Here’
63. Perfume Genius, ‘Learning’
64. Walls, ‘Walls’.
65. Robyn, ‘Body Talk Pt 1′
66. Gorillaz, ‘Plastic Beach’
67. The Dillinger Escape Plan, ‘Option Paralysis’
68. Edwyn Collins, ‘Losing Sleep’.
69. Happy Birthday, ‘Happy Birthday’.
70. Broken Social Scene, ‘Forgiveness Rock Record’.
71. Field Music, ‘Field Music (Measure)’.
72. Male Bonding, ‘Nothing Hurts’
73. Interpol, ‘Interpol’
74. Sufjan Stevens, ‘The Age Of Adz’.
75. The Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster, ‘Blood & Fire’.

NME’s Top Ten Tracks Of 2010 are:
1. Foals – ‘Spanish Sahara’
2. MIA – ‘XXXO’
3. Janelle Monae – ‘Tightrope’
4. Kanye West – ‘Power’
5. Arcade Fire – ‘We Used To Wait’
6. Gorillaz – ‘Stylo’
7. Surfer Blood – ‘Swim’
8. Grinderman – ‘Heathen Child’
9. Zola Jesus – ‘Night’
10. The Fall – ‘Bury Pts 2 +4′

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