Album Releases by User Score


Desire, I Want To Turn into You 1.

Desire, I Want To Turn into You

by Caroline Polachek
February 14, 2023
The second full-length solo release for Caroline Polachek features guest appearances from Dido and Grimes.
Metascore:
93
User Score:
9.0
12 2.

12

by Ryuichi Sakamoto
January 17, 2023
The latest full-length release for Japanese composer Ryuichi Sakamoto was written and recorded in Tokyo while he was recovering from cancer treatment.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
8.0
Heavy Heavy 3.

Heavy Heavy

by Young Fathers
February 3, 2023
The fourth full-length release for Edinburgh-based trio Young Fathers was written and recorded over three years.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
8.2
Turn the Car Around 4.

Turn the Car Around

by Gaz Coombes
January 13, 2023
The fourth full-length solo release for former Supergrass frontman Gaz Coombes was produced with Ian Davenport.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
7.9
Raven 5.

Raven

by Kelela
February 10, 2023
The second full-length studio release for Kelela features contributions from such artists as s Junglepussy, Kaytranada, LSDXOXO, and Shygirl.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
8.7
The Great White Sea Eagle 6.

The Great White Sea Eagle

by James Yorkston
January 13, 2023
The Cardigans' Nina Persson joins the latest full-length release for Scottish singer-songwriter James Yorkston and The Second Hand Orchestra.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
tbd
Praise a Lord Who Chews But Which Does Not Consume; (Or Simply, Hot Between Worlds) 7.

Praise a Lord Who Chews But Which Does Not Consume; (Or Simply, Hot Between Worlds)

by Yves Tumor
March 17, 2023
The fifth full-length release from experimental artist Yves Tumor was produced by Noah Goldstein.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
tbd
The Candle and the Flame 8.

The Candle and the Flame

by Robert Forster
February 3, 2023
The eighth full-length solo release for Robert Forster was produced with his wife, Karin Bäumler and his son, Louis Forster.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
tbd
Gigi's Recovery 9.

Gigi's Recovery

by The Murder Capital
January 20, 2023
The second full-length release for the Irish post-punk band The Murder Capital was produced by John Congleton.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
7.7
This Stupid World 10.

This Stupid World

by Yo La Tengo
February 10, 2023
The first full-length studio release for indie rock trio Yo La Tengo in five years was recorded in New Jersey.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
7.7
This Is Why 11.

This Is Why

by Paramore
February 10, 2023
The first full-length release since 2017's After Laughter for pop-punk trio Paramore was produced by Carlos de la Garza.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
9.2
Red Moon in Venus 12.

Red Moon in Venus

by Kali Uchis
March 3, 2023
The third full-length studio release for Kali Uchis features guest appearances from Omar Apollo, Don Toliver and Summer Walker.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
8.0
Complete Mountain Almanac 13.

Complete Mountain Almanac

by Complete Mountain Almanac
January 27, 2023
The debut full-length release for Complete Mountain Almanac, the music project from Rebekka Karijord and Jessica Dessner, about climate change over the 12 months of a year.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
tbd
Cacti 14.

Cacti

by Billy Nomates
January 13, 2023
The second full-length release for British singer-songwriter Billy Nomates was produced with James Trevascus.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
7.2
One Day 15.

One Day

by Fucked Up
January 27, 2023
Every song on the latest full-length release for Canadian punk band Fucked Up was written and recorded within 24 hours.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
7.8
10,000 Gecs 16.

10,000 Gecs

by 100 gecs
March 17, 2023
This is the second full-length release from Los Angeles-based hyperpop duo 100 gecs.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
7.7
Strays 17.

Strays

by Margo Price
January 13, 2023
The fourth full-length solo studio release for singer-songwriter Margo Price was produced by Jonathan Wilson.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
7.8
Furling 18.

Furling

by Meg Baird
January 27, 2023
The latest full-length solo release for California singer-songwriter Meg Baird was recorded by Tim Green.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
7.8
UGLY 19.

UGLY

by slowthai
March 3, 2023
The third full-length release for British rapper slowthai was produced by Dan Carey and features contributions from Kwes Darko, Ethan P. Flynn, Jockstrap’s Taylor Skye, Beabadoobee's Jacob Bugden, Fontaines D.C.'s Liam Toon.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.9
UK Grim 20.

UK Grim

by Sleaford Mods
March 10, 2023
The latest full-length release from British post-punk duo Sleaford Mods features contributions from Dry Cleaning's Florence Shaw and Jane’s Addiction's Perry Farrell and Dave Navarro.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
tbd
Breaking the Balls of History 21.

Breaking the Balls of History

by Quasi
February 10, 2023
The first full-length studio release from Portland, Oregon-based indie rock duo Quasi since 2013's Mole City was recorded in five days and was produced by John Goodmanson.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
tbd
Anarchist Gospel 22.

Anarchist Gospel

by Sunny War
February 3, 2023
The latest full-length release for Nashville-based singer-songwriter Sunny War was produced by Andrija Tokic.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
tbd
Follow the Cyborg 23.

Follow the Cyborg

by Miss Grit
February 24, 2023
The debut full-length release for New York-based artist Margaret Sohn under the name Miss Grit features contributions from Stella Mozgawa of Warpaint, Aron Kobayashi Ritch of Momma, and Pearla.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
tbd
My 21st Century Blues 24.

My 21st Century Blues

by RAYE
February 3, 2023
The debut full-length release for London-based artist RAYE features a guest appearance from 070 Shake.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.9
Radical Romantics 25.

Radical Romantics

by Fever Ray
March 10, 2023
The third full-length solo release for The Knife's Karin Dreijer as Fever Ray features contributions from their brother Olof, Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross and Vessel.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.4
Electrophonic Chronic 26.

Electrophonic Chronic

by The Arcs
January 27, 2023
The first release in over seven years for Dan Auerbach's side project The Arcs was co-produced by Auerbach and Leon Michels.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
7.8
Does Spring Hide its Joy 27.

Does Spring Hide its Joy

by Kali Malone
January 20, 2023
The latest full-length release from composer Kali Malone features Sunn O)))'s Stephen O'Malley and Lucy Railton.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
tbd
Honey 28.

Honey

by Samia
January 27, 2023
The second full-length studio release for Nashville-based singer-songwriter Samia was produced by Caleb Wright and features contributions from Christian Lee Hutson, Jake Luppen, Briston Maroney, Raffaella Meloni, and Papa Mbye.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.2
WOW 29.

WOW

by Kate NV
March 3, 2023
The fifth full-length solo release from Russian electronic artist/producer Kate NV features contributions from by Andrey Bessonov, OG Lullabies and Nami Sato.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
tbd
nature morte 30.

nature morte

by BIG|BRAVE
February 24, 2023
The latest full-length release from Montreal trio BIG|BRAVE was recorded, mixed and produced by Seth Manchester.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
tbd
Mercy 31.

Mercy

by John Cale
January 20, 2023
The latest full-length solo release for John Cale features guest appearances from Actress, Animal Collective, Sylvan Esso, Fat White Family, Laurel Halo, Tei Shi, and Weyes Blood.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
7.5
Cracker Island 32.

Cracker Island

by Gorillaz
February 24, 2023
The eighth full-length release for animated supergroup Gorillaz features guest appearances from Bad Bunny, Beck, Pharcyde's Bootie Brown, Stevie Nicks, Adeleye Omotayo, Tame Impala, and Thundercat.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
7.8
Every Acre 33.

Every Acre

by H.C. McEntire
January 27, 2023
The third full-length solo release for North Carolina singer-songwriter H.C. McEntire was co-produced with Missy Thangs and Luke Norton.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
tbd
Prize 34.

Prize

by Rozi Plain
January 13, 2023
The latest full-length solo release for London-based Rozi Plain features contributions from Danalogue, Alabaster De Plume and Cole Pluice.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
7.5
The Waeve 35.

The Waeve

by The Waeve
February 3, 2023
The debut full-length release for Blur's Graham Coxon and ex-Pipettes Rose Elinor Dougall as The Waeve was produced with James Ford.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.3
Late Developers 36.

Late Developers

by Belle and Sebastian
January 13, 2023
The latest full-length release for Scottish indie pop band Belle and Sebastian features songs from the same recording sessions as 2022's A Bit of Previous.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.0
Norm 37.

Norm

by Andy Shauf
February 10, 2023
The eighth full-length release from Canadian singer-songwriter Andy Shauf was mixed by Neal Pogue.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
7.3
Every Loser 38.

Every Loser

by Iggy Pop
January 6, 2023
The latest full-length solo release for The Stooges' Iggy Pop features contributions from such artists as the late Taylor Hawkins, Travis Barker, Pearl Jam's Stone Gossard, and Guns N’ Roses' Duff McKagan, Dave Navarro, Red Hot Chili Peppers' Chad Smith.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
7.5
Endless Summer Vacation 39.

Endless Summer Vacation

by Miley Cyrus
March 10, 2023
The eighth full-length studio release from Miley Cyrus features guest appearances from Brandi Carlile and Sia as well as production with Kid Harpoon, Greg Kurstin, Mike WiLL Made-It, and Tyler Johnson.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.2
7s 40.

7s

by Avey Tare
February 17, 2023
The fourth full-length solo release for Animal Collective's Avey Tare was recorded in North Carolina with Adam McDaniel.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
tbd
Time's Arrow 41.

Time's Arrow

by Ladytron
January 20, 2023
The seventh full-length studio release for British electronic pop band Ladytron took over two years to complete due to COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
6.7
The Land, the Water, the Sky 42.

The Land, the Water, the Sky

by Black Belt Eagle Scout
February 10, 2023
The third full-length release for Katherine Paul as Black Belt Eagle Scout was mixed by Nicholas Wilbur.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
8.0
Bless This Mess 43.

Bless This Mess

by U.S. Girls
February 24, 2023
The latest full-length release for Meg Remy's experimental pop project U.S. Girls features guest appearances from Michael Rault, Marker Starling and Alanna Stuart.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
7.2
Land of Sleeper 44.

Land of Sleeper

by Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs
February 17, 2023
The fourth full-length release for British rock band Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs sees the return of drummer Ewan Mackenzie, who was last seen on 2017's Feed The Rats.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
tbd
La La Land 45.

La La Land

by Guided by Voices
January 20, 2023
The latest full-length release from Robert Pollard's prolific band Guided by Voices was produced by Travis Harrison.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
tbd
Shook 46.

Shook

by Algiers
February 24, 2023
The fourth full-length release for Atlanta-based post-punk band Algiers features guest appearances from Backxwash, Lee Bains, Big Rube, DeForrest Brown Jr., Mark Cisneros, Zack De La Rocha, Nadah El Shazly, Samuel T. Herring, LaToya Kent, Jae Matthews, Patrick Shiroishi, and billy woods.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
8.5
Pollen 47.

Pollen

by Tennis
February 10, 2023
The sixth full-length release for indie-pop duo Tennis was self-produced and recorded.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
8.1
Let's Start Here 48.

Let's Start Here

by Lil Yachty
January 27, 2023
The fifth full-length studio release for rapper Lil Yachty is said to be a "psychedelic alternative album" that features guest appearances from Daniel Caesar, Fousheé, Diana Gordon, Justine Skye, and Teezo Touchdown.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
8.7
V 49.

V

by Unknown Mortal Orchestra
March 17, 2023
The fifth full-length release from New Zealand band Unknown Mortal Orchestra features contributions from his father Chris Nielson and was created in Palm Springs, California, and Hilo, Hawaii.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
tbd
All Fiction 50.

All Fiction

by Pile
February 17, 2023
The latest full-length release for Boston indie rock band Pile was produced with Kevin S. McMahon.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
tbd
Food for Worms 51.

Food for Worms

by Shame
February 24, 2023
The third full-length release for British punk band Shame features a guest appearance from Phoebe Bridgers.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
8.1
Optical Delusion 52.

Optical Delusion

by Orbital
February 17, 2023
The 10th full-length studio release for electronic duo features guest appearances from Coppe, Dina Ipavic, Penelope Isles, The Little Pest, The Mediaeval Baebes, Anna B Savage, and Sleaford Mods.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
tbd
Radio Songs 53.

Radio Songs

by Dave Rowntree
January 20, 2023
The debut full-length solo release for Blur's Dave Rowntree was produced by Leo Abrahams.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
tbd
Fantasy 54.

Fantasy

by M83
March 17, 2023
The first full-length studio release in seven years from French electronic band M83 was produced by Justin Meldal-Johnsen.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
tbd
Quest For Fire 55.

Quest For Fire

by Skrillex
February 17, 2023
The second full-length studio release for electronic artist Skrillex features collaborations with Aluna, Nai Barghouti, Beam, Bobby Raps, Bibi Bourelly, Dylan Brady, Missy Elliott, Flowdan, Four Tet, Fred Again, Joker, Eli Keszler, Kito, Swae Lee, Mr. Oizo, Noisia, Josh Pan, Peekaboo, Posij, Porter Robinson, Siiickbrain, Sleepnet, Starrah, and Pete Wentz.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
7.4
New York City 56.

New York City

by The Men
February 3, 2023
The ninth full-length studio release for Brooklyn rock band The Men was recorded by Trevor Harrison.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
tbd
AudioLust & HigherLove 57.

AudioLust & HigherLove

by SG Lewis
January 27, 2023
The second full-length solo release for British producer SG Lewis features guest appearances from Channel Tres, Lucky Daye, Tove Lo, Ty Dolla $ign, and Charlotte Day Wilson.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
8.1
Trustfall 58.

Trustfall

by P!nk
February 17, 2023
The ninth full-length studio release for pop artist P!nk features guest appearances from First Aid Kit, Chris Stapleton and The Lumineers.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
8.2
Songs of Surrender 59.

Songs of Surrender

by U2
March 17, 2023
The latest release from Irish rock band U2 features acoustic or reimagined versions of 40 songs from its back catalogue.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
6.7
Strange Dance 60.

Strange Dance

by Phil Selway
February 24, 2023
The third full-length solo release for Radiohead's Philip Selway features contributions from Valentina Magaletti, Laura Moody, Hannah Peel, Quinta, Marta Salogni, and Adrian Utley.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
tbd
Five Easy Hot Dogs 61.

Five Easy Hot Dogs

by Mac DeMarco
January 20, 2023
The second instrumental release for Mac DeMarco was created while he was on a cross-country road trip in 2022.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
5.7
Gloria 62.

Gloria

by Sam Smith
January 27, 2023
The fourth full-length studio release for British singer-songwriter Sam Smith features guest appearances from Koffee, Kim Petras, Jessie Reyez, and Ed Sheeran.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
4.9
Rush! 63.

Rush!

by Måneskin
January 20, 2023
The third full-length release for the Italian rock band Måneskin features a guest appearance from Tom Morello.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
7.1
Queen of Me 64.

Queen of Me

by Shania Twain
February 3, 2023
The sixth full-length studio release for Canadian country artist Shania Twain features a guest appearance from Tyler Joseph of Twenty One Pilots.
Metascore:
61
User Score:
8.4

Titles with fewer than 7 critic reviews are excluded.

Highs and Lows
Highest of the Month
  1. 90

    Manzanita - Shana Cleveland

    • Release Date: Mar 10, 2023
  2. 87

    The Songs of Bacharach & Costello [Super Deluxe Edition Box Set] - Elvis Costello

    • Release Date: Mar 3, 2023
  3. 86
  4. 85

    Red Moon in Venus - Kali Uchis

    • Release Date: Mar 3, 2023
    • User Score: 8.0
  5. 84

    Milk for Flowers - H. Hawkline

    • Release Date: Mar 10, 2023
Lowest of the Month
  1. 48

    One Thing at a Time - Morgan Wallen

    • Release Date: Mar 3, 2023
    • User Score: 4.8
  2. 69

    Songs of Surrender - U2

    • Release Date: Mar 17, 2023
    • User Score: 6.7
  3. 74

    Fantasy - M83

    • Release Date: Mar 17, 2023
  4. 75

    Moving On Skiffle - Van Morrison

    • Release Date: Mar 10, 2023
  5. 76

    V - Unknown Mortal Orchestra

    • Release Date: Mar 17, 2023