The Best Albums of 2020

Lucien WD
Lucien WD
Nov 30, 2020 · 4 min read
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Everyone got the chance to stop and listen in 2020. Time stood still and music kept us company in our most unexpected stretches of isolation. Luckily, some true talent was on hand to provide aural companionship throughout the year, from reimaginings of what folk can accomplish with the right assets, to celebrations of New York grime, seaside transcendence and a little bit of COVID-19 for good measure. With the annual disclaimer that I have little ability as a music critic, and often struggle to verbalise my reactions to the music I love, here are my favourite albums of 2020…

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1. Fleet Foxes — Shore

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2. Taylor Swift — Folklore

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3. Dua Lipa — Future Nostalgia

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4. Kathleen Edwards — Total Freedom

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5. Snow Patrol — The Fireside Sessions

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6. Will Butler — Generations

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7. The Weeknd — After Hours

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8. The Killers — Imploding The Mirage

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