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NME End Of Year Lists 2017

Albums

Melodrama


1. Lorde - Melodrama
2. Wolf Alice - Visions Of A Life
3. Kendrick Lamar - Damn
4. Father John Misty - Pure Comedy
5. Lcd Soundsystem - American Dream
6. J Hus - Common Sense
7. SZA - Ctrl
8. Lana Del Boy - Lust For Life
9. Wiley - Godfather
10. Liam Gallagher - As You Were
11. St. Vincent - Masseducation
12. Layal Carner - Yesterday's Gone
13. The National - Sleep Well Beast
14. Stormzy - Gang Signs & Prayer
15. Vince Staples - Big Fish Theory
16. King Krule - The Ooz
17. Alvvays - Antisocialites
18. Gorillaz - Humanz
19. Tyler, The Creator - Flower Boy
20. Paramore - After Laughter
21. Sheer Mag - Need To Feel Your Love
22. Kevin Morby - City Music
23. Sampha - Process
24. Perfume Genius - No Shape
25. Kelly Lee Owens - Kelly Lee Owens
26. Bleachers - Gone Now
27. Foo Fighters - Concrete And Gold
28. Methyl Ethel - Everything Is Forgotton
29. Arcade Fire - Everything Now
30. Beck - Colors
31. Taylor Swift - Reputation
32. Princess Nokia - 1992
33. Kasabian - For Crying Out Loud (2017)
34. Mura Masa - Mura Masa
35. Queens Of The Stoneage - Villains
36. Creeper - Eternity, In Your Arms
37. Jay-Z - 4:44
38. Alt-J - Relaxer
39. The War On Drugs - A Deeper Understanding
40. (Sandy) Alex G - Rocket
41. Fever Ray - Plunge
42. Protpmartyr - Relatives In Decent
43. Phoenix - Ti Amo
44. The Big Moon - Love In The 4th Dimention
45. The Moonlandings - Interplanetry Class Classics
46. The XX - I See You
47. Kiran Leonard - Derevaun Seraun
48. Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith - The Kid
49. Laura Marling - Semper Femna
50. Thundercat - Drunk


Tracks

1. Lorde - Green Light
2. Charli XCX - Boys
3. Paramore - Hard Times
4. Kendrick Lamar - Humble
5. Stormzy - Big For Your Boots
6. Wilf Alice - Don't Delete The Kisses
7. Calvin Harris - Slide
8. Cardi B - Bodak Yellow
9. The Killers - The Man
10. Selena Gomez - Bad Liar
11. Sigrid - Don't Kill My Vibe
12. Carly Rae Jepsen - Cut To The Feeling
13. Due Lipa - New Rules
14. Lana Del Rey - Love
15. Drake - Passionfruit
16. Phobe Bridgers - Motion Sickness
17. Kate Perry - Chaned To The Rhythm
18. Queens Of The Stoneage - The Way You Used To Do
19. Methyl Ethel - Ubu
20. Arcade Fire - Everything Now
21. Dave - Question Time
22. Pale Waves - There's A Honey
23. Father John Misty - Pure Comedy
24. Loyle Carner - The Isle Of Arran
25. Liam Gallagher - For What It's Worth
26. Shame - Tastless
27. Wolf Alice - Yuk Foo
28. The National - The System Only Dreams In Total Darkness
29. Lorde - Supercut
30. Superorganism - Something For Your M.I.N.D.
31. Mount Eerie - Real Death
32. Ac Tracey - Blacked Out
33. J Hus - Did You See
34. Kasabian - Bless This Acid House
35. Gorillaz - Ascension
36. Phoenix - Ti Amo
37. Kendrick Lamar - Dna
38. Run The Jewles - Mean Demeanor
39. Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds - Holy Mountain
40. Kamasi Washington - Truth
41. J Hus - Common Sense
42. Lil Uzi Vert - Xo Tour Llif3
43. Marilin Manson - We Know Where You Fuckin' Live
44. The XX - I Dare You
45. Future - Mask Off
46. Young Fathers - Only God Knows
47. Lcd Soundsystem - Call The Police
48. Mac Demarco - My Old Man
49. The Horrors - Something To Remember Me By
50. SZA - Drew Barrymore