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Albums of the Year 2020

There have been so many incredible albums released in 2020, it was so hard to choose the 20 to put on this list and then put them in order too...That being said, after some time of deliberating with myself I managed to create a list I was happy with. Even in 2020 I still love listening to albums and like a complete body of work. It's how I define points in my life and in an artist or bands career. These are the albums that I kept coming back to in 2020 and though I didn't end up writing reviews for all of them on here, I have still enjoyed listening to these albums a lot this year through everything.

But first, here are my honourable mentions, the albums that didn't quite make the list but I still loved listening to.


The Homeless Gospel Choir - This Land Is Your Landfill

Favourite Songs: Don't Compare, Art Punk, You Never Know, Young and in Love



Favourite Songs: Death Of Me, Hallucinations, Old Wounds, Dead Weight


Sea Girls - Open Up Your Head

Favourite Songs: Call Me Out, Closer, Ready For More, Violet, Damage Done


VANT - Conceived In The Sky

Favourite Songs: Mary Don't Mind, Best Friends, Exoskeleton, Photographic Head, Propaganda Machine


Jack Garratt - Love, Death & Dancing

Favourite Songs: Time, Mara, Better, Circles


Neck Deep - All Distortions Are Intentional

Favourite Songs: Fall, Lowlife, Quarry, Sick Joke, Empty House, Pushing Dasies


Declan McKenna - Zeros

Favourite Songs: Be An Astronaut, The Key To Life On Earth, Beautiful Faces, Rapture


The Killers - Imploding The Mirage

Favourite Songs: My Own Soul's Warning, Caution, Lightning Fields, Imploding The Mirage


Pheobe Bridgers - Punisher

Favourite Songs: Garden Song, Kyoto, Punisher, I Know The End


I Don't Know How But They Found Me - Razzmatazz

Favourite Songs: Leave Me Alone, Nobody Likes The Opening Band, Clusterhug, Lights Go Down, Razzmatazz


Taylor Swift - Folklore

Favourite Songs: Cardigan, The Last Great American Dynasty, Exile, My Tears Ricochet, Seven, August, This Is Me Trying, Illicit Affairs, Betty


Bring Me The Horizon - Post Human: Survival Horror

Favourite Songs: Parasite Eve, Teardrops, Obey, One Day The Only Butterflies Left Will Be In Your Chest As You March Towards Your Death


Palaye Royale - The Bastards

Favourite Songs: Little Bastards, Tonight Is The Night I Die, Lonely, Hang On To Yourself, Nervous Breakdown, Nightmares, Doom (Empty), Stay, Redeemer


Hayley Williams - Petals For Armor

Favourite Songs: Simmer, Leave It Alone, Cinnamon, Sudden Desire, Dead Horse, Over Yet, Why We Ever, Pure Love, Taken, Crystal Clear


Creeper - Sex, Death & The Infinite Void

Favourite Songs: Be My End, Born Cold, Cyanide, Annabelle, Four Years Ago, Black Moon, All My Friends


Nothing But Thieves - Moral Panic

Favourite Songs: Is Everybody Going Crazy?, Real Love Song, Free If We Want It, Impossible, Can You Afford To Be An Individual?, Before We Drift Away


Glass Animals - Dreamland

Favourite Songs: Dreamland, Tangerine, Space Ghost Coast To Coast, Tokyo Drifting, Your Love (Deja Vu), It's All So Incredibly Loud, Domestic Bliss, Heat Waves, Helium


All Time Low - Wake Up, Sunshine

Favourite Song: Some Kind Of Disaster, Sleeping In, Trouble Is, Monsters, Pretty Venom, Favourite Place, January Gloom, Clumsy, Glitter & Crimson, Summer Daze, Basement Noise



Favourite Songs: teresa, cotton candy, mars, love song, god save me but don't drown me out, weird!, charity, it's quiet in beverly hills, the freak show


Boston Manor - GLUE

Favourite Songs: Plasticine Dreams, Terrible Love, On A High Ledge, You, Me & The Class War, Playing God, Brand New Kids, Ratking, Stuck In The Mud, Liquid, Monolith

There you have it, my top 20 albums of 2020. I highly recommend giving these albums a listen if you haven't already as they are all well worth a listen. I will link any reviews I did of these albums at the end of this post, though my thoughts may have varied slightly on some of the albums after more time spent listening to them. Let me know what you think of the list and what albums have been your favourite of the year in the comments here or on social media.

Thanks for reading, your support is appreciated as these posts take a while to put together. Until next time...

Read my post on Vant's Conceived In The Sky here.

Read Anya Hayes' post on Bring Me The Horizon's Post Human: Survival Horror here.

Read my post on Palaye Royale's The Bastards here.

Read my post on Hayley Williams' Petals For Armor here.

Read my post on Creeper's Sex, Death & The Infinite Void here.

Read my post on Nothing But Thieves' Moral Panic here.

Read Anya Hayes' post on Glass Animals' Dreamland here.

Read my post on All Time Low's Wake Up Sunshine here.

Read my post on Yungblud's Weird! here.

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