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  1. 8.6

    ADM Rating
    Renaissance

    Beyoncé

    Renaissance

    Seventh solo album, and first for six years, from the R'n'B / pop superstar is the first "act" of a three-act project

    Added: 29/07/2022

     
  2. 8.4

    Riderless Horse

    Nina Nastasia

    Riderless Horse

    Seventh album from the New York singer-songwriter and guitarist produced with Steve Albini and Greg Norman

    Added: 22/07/2022

     
  3. 8.2

    Hellfire

    Black Midi

    Hellfire

    Third full-length album from the experimental rock band produced by Marta Salogni (Björk, Django Django, MIA)

    Added: 13/07/2022

     
  4. 8.2

    Fear Fear

    Working Men’s Club

    Fear Fear

    Second full-length album from the West Yorkshire band led by Sydney Minsky-Sargeant

    Added: 15/07/2022

     
  5. 8.1

    Florist

    Florist

    Florist

    Fourth album from the Brooklyn indie-folk band led by Emily Sprague

    Added: 29/07/2022

     
  6. 8.1

    Cave World

    Viagra Boys

    Cave World

    Third album from the Stockholm post-punk band and first since the death of co-founder Benjamin Vallé in 2021

    Added: 06/07/2022

     
  7. 8.0

    Take It Like A Man

    Amanda Shires

    Take It Like A Man

    Seventh full-length solo album from the Texas-born singer-songwriter produced by Lawrence Rothman

    Added: 03/08/2022

     
  8. 8.0

    Sound Of The Morning

    Katy J Pearson

    Sound Of The Morning

    Second full-length album from the Bristol singer-songwriter co-produced by Ali Chant and Dan Carey

    Added: 08/07/2022

     
  9. 7.9

    Tresor

    Gwenno

    Tresor

    Third album from the Cardiff-born electropop musician and former member of The Pipettes

    Added: 01/07/2022

     
  10. 7.9

    Last Night In The Bittersweet

    Paolo Nutini

    Last Night In The Bittersweet

    Fourth album and first in seven years from the Paisley-born singer-songwriter

    Added: 04/07/2022

     
  11. 7.8

    Wu-Lu

    Loggerhead

    Debut full-length album from the London-based artist Miles Romans-Hopcraft features guest appearances from Amon, Lex Amor and Léa Se

    Added: 11/07/2022

     
  12. 7.7

    Steve Lacy

    Gemini Rights

    Second from the producer/The Internet guitarist Steve Lacy featuring guest appearances from Internet bandmate Matt Martians

    Added: 15/07/2022

     
  13. 7.7

    Metric

    Formentera

    Eighth studio album from the indie rock quartet from Toronto

    Added: 08/07/2022

     
  14. 7.6

    Ty Segall

    Hello, Hi

    Album number thirteen from the Laguna Beach, California multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter

    Added: 28/07/2022

     
  15. 7.6

    Naima Bock

    Giant Palm

    Debut solo album from the former Goat Girl produced by Joel Burton

    Added: 08/07/2022

     
  16. 7.6

    Beabadoobee

    Beatopia

    Second album of indie pop from the Filipino-born Londoner Beatrice Laus

    Added: 13/07/2022

     
  17. 7.6

    Momma

    Household Name

    Third album from the Brooklyn indie rock duo Etta Friedman and Allegra Weingarten

    Added: 01/07/2022

     
  18. 7.5

    Maggie Rogers

    Surrender

    Second full-length major label release from the Maryland-born singer-songwriter produced with Kid Harpoon (Shawn Mendes, Harry Styles, Jessie Ware)

    Added: 27/07/2022

     
  19. 7.5

    Laura Veirs

    Found Light

    Album number twelve from the Oregon folk singer-songwriter

    Added: 11/07/2022

     
  20. 7.4

    Beach Bunny

    Emotional Creature

    Second full-length release from the Chicago indie pop quartet fronted by Lili Trifilio

    Added: 21/07/2022

     
  21. 7.3

    Jack White

    Entering Heaven Alive

    Fifth solo album and second of two in 2022 from the former The White Stripes leader and Raconteur member

    Added: 19/07/2022

     
  22. 7.3

    Jamie T

    The Theory Of Whatever

    Fifth album from the London-born singer-songwriter and first for six years

    Added: 21/07/2022

     
  23. 7.3

    Superorganism

    World Wide Pop

    Second album from the London indie pop collective featuring guest appearances from Chai, Pi Ja Ma, Stephen Malkmus, Dylan Cartlidge, Boa Constrictors and Gen Hoshino

    Added: 15/07/2022

     
  24. 7.2

    Martin Courtney

    Magic Sign

    Second solo album from the Real Estate frontman working with producer Rob Schnapf (Elliott Smith, Tokyo Police Club, Kurt Vile)

    Added: 28/06/2022

     
  25. 7.2

    King Princess

    Hold On Baby

    Second album from the Brooklyn singer-songwriter Mikaela Mullaney Straus working with producers Mark Ronson, Ethan Gruska, Aaron Dessner, Bryce Dessner and Tobias Jesso Jr

    Added: 28/07/2022

     
  26. 7.2

    Damien Jurado

    Reggae Film Star

    Eighteenth album from the Seattle singer-songwriter and fifth self-produced in a row

    Added: 28/06/2022

     
  27. 7.1

    Lizzo

    Special

    Fourth album and major label debut from the Minneapolis alternative hip-hop artist Melissa Jefferson

    Added: 15/07/2022

     
  28. 7.0

    Tallies

    Patina

    Second album from the Canadian indie pop band founded by Sarah Cogan and Dylan Frankland and produced by Holy Fuck's Graham Walsh

    Added: 03/08/2022

     
  29. 6.9

    Flo Milli

    You Still Here, Ho?

    Debut studio album from the Mobile, Alabama rapper Tamia Monique Carter

    Added: 24/07/2022

     
  30. 6.8

    ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead

    XI: Bleed Here Now

    Eleventh album from the Austin post-hardcore band fronted alternately by Jason Reece and Conrad Keely

    Added: 28/07/2022

     

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