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Rough Trade Shops’ Top 100 LPs of 2017

It’s officially End-of-the-Year list season as Rough Trade Shops — always first out of the gate — have announced their Top 100 Albums of 2017. In addition to usually being first, the Rough Trade list always has some curveballs and coming in at #1 is Aldous Harding‘s Party. There’s #3 isn’t even out yet. Here’s the Top 10:

1. Aldous Harding – Party
2. Ryan Adams – Prisoner
3. Björk – Utopia
4. Big Thief – Capacity
5. Colter Wall – Colter Wall
6. Cigarettes After Sex – Cigarettes After Sex
7. The Big Moon – Love In The 4th Dimension
8. Jane Weaver – Modern Kosmology
9. Thundercat – Drunk
10. Here Lies Man – Here Lies Man

The rest of their Top 100 includes The National, Run the Jewels, Baxter Dury, Margo Price, Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile, LCD Soundsystem, Kelela, Slowdive, Spoon, Liars, Girl Ray, Gorillaz, Protomartyr, King Krule, Father John Misty, and more.

Rough Trade’s Top 10 all have special editions of the LPs that are exclusive to the store. More info on that is here, and check out Rough Trade’s full list below.

ROUGH TRADE – TOP 100 LPS OF 2017
1. Aldous Harding – Party
2. Ryan Adams – Prisoner
3. Björk – Utopia
4. Big Thief – Capacity
5. Colter Wall – Colter Wall
6. Cigarettes After Sex – Cigarettes After Sex
7. The Big Moon – Love In The 4th Dimension
8. Jane Weaver – Modern Kosmology
9. Thundercat – Drunk
10. Here Lies Man – Here Lies Man
11. Childhood – Universal High
12. Sampha – Process
13. Holly Macve – Golden Eagle
14. The National – Sleep Well Beast
15. IDLES – Brutalism
16. Daniele Luppi and Parquet Courts – Milano
17. Bedouine – Bedouine
18. Hand Habits – Wildly Idle
19. Kelela – Take Me Apart
20. Baxter Dury – Prince of Tears
21. Queens Of The Stone Age – Villains
22. Run The Jewels – RTJ 3
23. Father John Misty – Pure Comedy
24. King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard – Murder Of The Universe
25. Thurston Moore – Rock N Roll Consciousness
26. Flat Worms – Flat Worms
27. Myrkur – Mareridt
28. Sleaford Mods – English Tapas
29. Margo Price – All American Made
30. Mac Demarco – This Old Dog
31. Rose Elinor Dougall – Stellular
32. Liam Gallagher – As You Were
33. Nadine Khouri – The Salted Air
34. Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile – Lotta Sea Lice
35. The Black Angels – Death Song
36. Oh Sees – Orc
37. LCD Soundsystem – American Dream
38. Royal Blood – How Did We Get So Dark
39. Lost Horizons – Ojalá
40. Girl Ray – Earl Grey
41. Beck – Colors
42. Brian Eno – Reflection
43. H. Grimace – Self Architect
44. Grizzly Bear – Painted Ruins
45. Kendrick Lamar – DAMN.
46. This Is The Kit – Moonshine Freeze
47. Hercules and Love Affair – Omnion
48. Public Service Broadcasting – Every Valley
49. Pond – The Weather
50. Temples – Volcano
51. Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark – The Punishment of Luxury
52. Paul Weller – A Kind Revolution
53. Slowdive – Slowdive
54. Phoebe Bridgers – Stranger In The Alps
55. Jake Xerxes Fussell – What In The Natural World
56. Courtney Marie Andrews – Honest Life
57. Wolf Alice – Visions of a Life
58. Liars – TFCF
59. Spoon – Hot Thoughts
60. Loyle Carner – Yesterday’s Gone
61. Pumarosa – The Witch
62. A Winged Victory For The Sullen – Iris
63. Jarvis Cocker & Chilly Gonzales – Room 29
64. Bonobo – Migration
65. John Murry – A Short History of Decay
66. Washed Out – Mister Mellow
67. Real Estate – In Mind
68. Godspeed You! Black Emperor – Luciferian Towers
69. Horrors – V
70. Vince Staples – Big Fish Theory
71. Goldfrapp – Silver Eye
72. Bicep – Bicep
73. Marika Hackman – I’m Not Your Man
74. Formation – Look At The Powerful People
75. Woods – Love Is Love
76. Grandaddy – Last Place
77. Jlin – Black Origami
78. Laura Marling – Semper Femina
79. Gorillaz – Humanz
80. Sinkane – Life & Livin’ It
81. Kelly Lee Owens – Kelly Lee Owens
82. John Moreland – Big Bad Luv
83. Little Barrie – Death Express
84. Jen Cloher – Jen Cloher
85. Jeb Loy Nichols – Country Hustle
86. St. Etienne – Home Counties
87. Trio Da Kali and Kronos Quartet – Ladilikan
88. Lillie Mae – Forever and Then Some
89. Nadia Reid – Preservation
90. Protomartyr – Relatives In Descent
91. Lowly – Heba
92. Ulrika Spacek – Modern English Decoration
93. Mark Eitzel – Hey Mr Ferryman
94. Mountain Goats – Goths
95. King Krule – The OOZ
96. Metz – Strange Peace
97. Songhoy Blues – Resistance
98. Princess Nokia – 1992 Deluxe
99. Ibibio Sound Machine – Machine Uyai
100. Blanck Mass – World Eater

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