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Pazz & Jop: Top 40 Albums

Pazz & Jop: Top 40 Albums

Artist—Title [Label]Points Mentions

1. Frank Ocean Channel Orange [Def Jam Recordings] 1,939 169

2. Kendrick Lamar good kid, m.A.A.d city [Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope] 1,431 123

3. Fiona Apple The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than the Driver of the Screw and

Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do [Epic Records] 1,124101

4. Japandroids Celebration Rock [Polyvinyl Records] 908 73

5. Miguel Kaleidoscope Dream [RCA] 716 66

6. Tame Impala Lonerism [Modular Records] 589 56

7. Swans The Seer [Young God Records] 543 51

8. Killer Mike R.A.P. Music [Williams Street Records] 522 50

9. Grimes Visions [4AD Records] 482 51

10. Beach House Bloom [Sub Pop Records] 396 39

11. Jack White Blunderbuss [Columbia Records Third Man Records] 387 41

12. Dirty Projectors Swing Lo Magellan [Domino Records] 387 34

13. Cloud Nothings Attack on Memory [Carpark Records] 364 37

14. Father John Misty Fear Fun [Sub Pop Records] 363 33

15. Bruce Springsteen Wrecking Ball [Columbia Records] 361 36

16. Bob Dylan Tempest [Columbia Records] 349 33

17. Taylor Swift Red [Big Machine Records] 337 33

18. Future Pluto [Epic Records] 329 28

19. Sharon Van Etten Tramp [Jagjaguwar] 327 34

20. Alabama Shakes Boys & Girls [Ato Records] 327 33

21. Dr. John Locked Down [Nonesuch Records] 313 32

22. Leonard Cohen Old Ideas [Columbia Records] 311 31

23. Cat Power Sun [Matador Records] 293 31

24. Scott Walker Bish Bosch [4AD Records] 278 22

25. El-P Cancer 4 Cure [Fat Possum Records] 262 29

26. Grizzly Bear Shields [Warp Records] 258 30

27. Baroness Yellow & Green [Relapse Records] 257 24

28. Chromatics Kill for Love [Italians Do Better] 242 22

29. Andy Stott Luxury Problems [Modern Love] 239 21

30. Jessie Ware Devotion [Universal Island] 234 23

31. Neil Young and Crazy Horse Psychedelic Pill [Reprise Records] 220 22

32. Loudon Wainwright III Older Than My Old Man Now [StorySound Records] 210 16

33. Mountain Goats Transcendental Youth [Merge Records] 205 22

34. Spiritualized Sweet Heart Sweet Light [Fat Possum Records] 202 18

35. Julia Holter Ekstasis [RVNG International] 192 19

36. Bat for Lashes The Haunted Man [Capitol Records] 192 18

37. Godspeed You! Black Emperor

Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend! [Constellation Records] 191 21

38. Hot Chip In Our Heads [Domino Records] 182 16

39. Carly Rae Jepsen Kiss [Interscope Records] 174 15

40. Todd Snider Agnostic Hymns & Stoner Fables [Aimless Records] 172 13

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