Top 100 Albums of 2017

(short and sweet and to the point; culled from listening to 861 releases—at time of publishing—from 2017. ask me tomorrow and the list will probably be drastically different, but you have to lock ’em in sometime.)

Honorable Mention:





#100:

Talking
by
Elderbrook



#99:

Carnival III:
The Fall and Rise of a Refugee

by
Wyclef Jean



#98:

Somewhere in Between
by
VÉRITÉ



#97:

The World We Built
by
The Wild Reeds



#96:

Lines
by
Charlie Cunningham



#95:

Ti Amo
by
Phoenix



#94:

Confidently Lost
by
Sabrina Claudio



#93:

Last Place
by
Grandaddy



#92:

AFI (The Blood Album)
by
AFI



#91:

VOIDS
by
Minus the Bear



#90:

Under Stars
by
Amy Macdonald



#89:

Love In a Time of Madness
by
José James



#88:

Captain California
by
Murs



#87:

No Shape
by
Perfume Genius



#86:

Gone Now
by
Bleachers



#85:

LA DIVINE
by
Cold War Kids



#84:

Trouble
by
R3HAB



#83:

Human
by
Rag’n’Bone Man



#82:

Something’s Changing
by
Lucy Rose



#81:

Whiteout Conditions
by
The New Pornographers



#80:

Growing Pains
by
Reo Cragun



#79:

In A Mood
by
Slow Dancer



#78:

Snowdonia
by
Surfer Blood



#77:

Landmark
by
Hippo Campus



#76:

Spirit
by
Depeche Mode



#75:

Double Roses
by
Karen Elson



#74:

Haiku from Zero
by
Cut Copy



#73:

Oczy Mlody
by
The Flaming Lips



#72:

The Aviary
by
Galantis



#71:

A Black Mile to the Surface
by
Manchester Orchestra



#70:

Blossom
by
Milky Chance



#69:

Ash
by
Ibeyi



#68:

Communicating
by
Hundred Waters



#67:

I
by
Niia



#66:

Like a Woman
by
Kacy Hill



#65:

The Chief
by
Jidenna



#64:

Skin&Earth
by
Lights



#63:

Prisoner
by
Ryan Adams



#62:

The Wild
by
Raekwon



#61:

Play Dead
by
Mutemath



#60:

East Ave
by
Hudson East



#59:

Slowdive
by
Slowdive



#58:

Blackfield V
by
Blackfield



#57:

Belong
by
San Fermin



#56:

No Data
by
Daye Jack



#55:

DROGAS Light
by
Lupe Fiasco



#54:

One of Us
by
Mystery Skulls



#53:

Content
by
Joywave



#52:

In Spades
by
The Afghan Whigs



#51:

A Deeper Understanding
by
The War on Drugs



#50:

The Days We Had
by
Day Wave



#49:

Crack-Up
by
Fleet Foxes



#48:

hopeless fountain kingdom
by
Halsey



#47:

Ctrl
by
SZA



#46:

So Good
by
Zara Larsson



#45:

Reservoir
by
Gordi



#44:

Perennial
by
Vera Blue



#43:

The Echoes of Pleasure
by
The Pains of Being
Pure at Heart



#42:

The Iceberg
by
Oddisee



#41:

Stubborn Persistent Illusions
by
Do Make Say Think



#40:

EGO
by
RAC



#39:

The Queen of Hearts
by
Offa Rex



#38:

Hug of Thunder
by
Broken Social Scene



#37:

Everybody
by
Logic



#36:

Slow All Over
by
Blond Ambition



#35:

GTTM: Goin Thru the Motions
by
PnB Rock



#34:

Remember Roses
by
Lola Marsh



#33:

Fake Sugar
by
Beth Ditto



#32:

Migration
by
Bonobo



#31:

Woodstock
by
Portugal. The Man



#30:

ZILLA
by
Fenech-Soler



#29:

French Kiwi Juice
by
FKJ



#28:

American Teen
by
Khalid



#27:

Okovi
by
Zola Jesus



#26:

Conjure
by
Elliot Root



#25:

Everything is Forgotten
by
Methyl Ethel



#24:

New Waves
by
Bone Thugs



#23:

Afterglow
by
Ásgeir



#22:

I See You
by
The xx



#21:

Colors
by
Beck



#20:

About U
by
MUNA



#19:

Volcano
by
Temples



#18:

Closer
by
Wild Cub



#17:

How You Gonna Stop It?
by
Mating Ritual



#16:

Youth is Only Ever Fun
in Retrospect

by
Sundara Karma



#15:

FELT
by
The Chain Gang of 1974



#14:

Yours Conditionally
by
Tennis



#13:

Near to the
Wild Heart of Life

by
Japandroids



#12:

Preservation
by
Nadia Reid



#11:

Undercurrent
by
Matisyahu



#10:

Process
by
Sampha



#09:

Future Politics
by
Austra



#08:

Bella Blue
by
Oceanship



#07:

Salt
by
Shy Girls



#06:

Plural
by
Electric Guest



#05:

Silhouettes
by
Aquilo



#04:

Rennen
by
SOHN



#03:

Truth Is a Beautiful Thing
by
London Grammar



#02:

Infinite Games
by
Zola Blood



#01:

Wild Alee
by
Talos

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