Favorite Albums and Songs of 2015–so far

As predicted–after a weak 2014–2015, it has been a great year for music! There are so many fantastic releases that I haven’t even made my way through–and exciting releases dropping every week. My only complaint about the year has been the sheer volume of music coming out. I find it hard to keep up and I often feel I’m not giving all albums and tracks a fair shake. But that said–I have worked through lots and lots of music–and these are the albums and songs that keep calling me back. Maybe it’s my mood, maybe it’s because they are legit fab–you’ll just have to check them out for yourself.

Favorite Albums of 2015 (November 1, 2014-June 15, 2015)

1. Black Messiah, D’Angelo and the Vanguard

2. I Love You, Honeybear, Father John Misty

3. How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful, Florence + the Machine

4. In Colour, Jamie XX

5. Reality Show, Jazmine Sullivan

6. Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper, Panda Bear

7. In Your Bones, Meghan Rose

8. To Pimp a Butterfly, Kendrick Lamar

9. Peace is the Mission, Major Lazer

10. Hasta La Raiz, Natalia Lafourcade

11. Carrie & Lowell, Sufjan Stevens

12. Vestiges & Claws, Jose Gonzalez

13, Love Sex Passion, Raheem DeVaughn

14. In the Silence, Asgeir

15. Strange Trails, Lord Huron

Favorite Songs of 2015 (November 1, 2014-June 15, 2015)

1. The Charade, D’Angelo and the Vanguard

2. What Kind of Man, Florence + the Machine

3. Where Are U Now, Jack U

4. Real Love, Clean Bandit & Jess Glynne

5. Dumb, Jazmine Sullivan featuring Meek Mill

6.King Kunta, Kendrick Lamar

7. Night Changes, One Direction

8. One Last Time, Ariana Grande

9. In Your Bones, Meghan Rose

10. Chateau Lobby #4 (in C for Two Virgins), Father John Misty

11. Coffee (F***ing) Miguel

12. Multi-Love, Unknown Mortal Orchestra

13. Flex (Ooh, Ooh, Ooh) Rich Homie Kwan

14. Shook Up, Case

15. Dimed Out, Titus Andronicus

 

16. I Know There’s Gonna Be (Good Times), Jamie XX featuring Young Thug and Popcaan

17. U, Mikky Ekko

18. Coming Home, Leon Bridges

19. Fool for Love, Lord Huron

20. Truffle Butter, Nicki Minaj featuring Drake, Lil Wayne

21. Too Original, Major Lazer featuring Elliphant & Jovi Rockwell

22.’Cause I’m a Man, Tame Impala

23. Million, Tink

24. I Don’t Want to Let You Down, Sharon Von Etten

25. Save Yourself, Milo Greene

 

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