2020 / Music News // Drowned In Sound

If you head over to our new Substack newsletter, you can read much more about these records, see a longer list, and keep in touch with DiS by subscribing – as from January I’m sending out weekly album recommendations.

There was no poll involved in creating this list. It’s just my personal favourite, the ones that cut the deepest.

As the lone voice of the site nowadays, these were the records that were stuck on repeat on our ghost-ship… and I hope you find a new favourite from these (as that’s the only point of listing season, right?!)

21) Jehnny Beth – To Love Is To Live
20) Angel Olsen – Whole New Mess
19) Princess Nokia – Everything is Beautiful
18) Nine Inch Nails – Ghosts V: Together & Ghosts VI: Locusts
17) Kate NV – Room for The Moon
16) Polly Scattergood – In This Moment
15) The Big Moon – Walking Like We Do
14) Sarah Davachi – Cantus, Descant
13) Daniel Avery & Alessandro Cortini – Illusion of Time
12) Fiona Apple – Fetch The Bolt Cutters
11) Juanita Stein – Snapshot
10) Moses Sumney – græ
9) Perfume Genius – Set Fire To My Heart Immediately
8) Julianna Barwick – Healing Is A Miracle
7) Mary Lattimore – Silver Ladders
6) Phoebe Bridgers – Punisher
5) Agnes Obel – Myopia
4) I Break Horses – Warnings
3) Laura Marling – Song For Our Daughter
2) Hayley Williams – Petals for Armor
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