Lists

musicOMH’s Top 50 Albums Of 2019



Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Ghosteen

Herewith, musicOMH’s Top 50 Albums of the year just gone. Have we got it about right or is your choice nowhere to be seen?

Compilations, EPs, live albums, reissues and anything not released in the UK, during 2019, has been excluded. Click on a link for our review, where we have one. And do feel free to share far and wide.

If you’d like to join us in writing about music, please click here to get started – we’re especially interested in album reviewers, interviewers and feature pitches.

Meanwhile, thank you for reading what we write through the year in which musicOMH turned 20, we hope you’ll continue to do so in 2020. 

*

1 Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Ghosteen
2 Billie Eilish – When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
3 Lizzo – Cuz I Love You
4 Michael Kiwanuka – KIWANUKA
5 The Divine Comedy – Office Politics
6 Hot Chip – A Bath Full Of Ecstasy
7 Angel Olsen – All Mirrors
8 Black Midi – Schlagenheim
9 Sharon Van Etten – Remind Me Tomorrow
10 Lana Del Rey – Norman Fucking Rockwell!

11 Bill Callahan – Shepherd In A Sheepskin Vest
12 Anna Meredith – Fibs
13 FKA Twigs – Magdalene
14 The National – I Am Easy To Find
15 William Doyle – Your Wilderness Revisited
16 Vampire Weekend – Father Of The Bride
17 Sudan Archives – Athena
18 Dave – Psychodrama
19 Lingua Ignota – Caligula
20 Chromatics – Closer to Grey

21 Tyler, The Creator – IGOR
22 Taylor Swift – Lover
23 Richard Dawson – 2020
24 Sleater-Kinney – The Center Won’t Hold
25 The Twilight Sad – It Won’t Be Like This All The Time
26 Sean O’Hagan – Radum Calls, Radum Calls
27 Big Thief – UFOF
28 Blanck Mass – Animated Violence Mild
29 Fontaines DC – Dogrel
30 Kate Tempest – The Book Of Traps And Lessons

31 Solange – When I Get Home
32 Ride – This Is Not A Safe Place
33 Skepta – Ignorance Is Bliss
34 Kim Gordon – No Home Record
35 Erland Cooper – Sule Skerry
36 (Sandy) Alex G – House Of Sugar
37 Self Esteem – Compliments Please
38 Ariana Grande – thank u, next
39 Hayden Thorpe – Diviner
40 Bruce Hornsby – Absolute Zero

41 Fat White Family – Serf’s Up!
42 Cate Le Bon – Reward
43 Acid Arab – Jdid
44 Bat For Lashes – Lost Girls
45 Elbow – Giants Of All Sizes
46 Rustin Man – Drift Code
47 These New Puritans – Inside The Rose
48 Carly Rae Jepsen – Dedicated
49 Sunn O))) – Life Metal
50 Sleaford Mods – Eton Alive

• Chart contributors: Alan Ashton-Smith, Bekki Bemrose, Helen Clarke, Matt Cotsell, Ben Devlin, Neil Dowden, Ben Hogwood, Ross Horton, Michael Hubbard, Steven Johnson, Graeme Marsh, John Murphy, Mark Newington, Daniel Paton, Sam Shepherd

• This chart was amended on 22 December 2019 to remove a duplicate entry.


buy Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds MP3s or CDs
Spotify Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds on Spotify


More on Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
Nick Cave @ Alexandra Palace, London (online)
musicOMH’s Top 50 Albums Of 2019
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Ghosteen
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds @ Victoria Park, London
Preview: London Festivals 2018