My favorite albums of 2020

No pre-amble necessary. Here are my favorite albums of 2020.

2020 Playlist | 2019 List (2019 Playlist) | 2018 List (2018 Playlist) | 2017 List (2017 Playlist) | 2016 List (2016 Playlist) | 2015 List (2015 Playlist)

1. Phoebe Bridgers – Punisher
2. Diet Cig – Do You Wonder About Me?
3. The OBGMs – The Ends
4. Beach Bunny – Honeymoon
5. The Beths – Jump Rope Gazers
6. Soccer Mommy – color theory
7. Oldsoul – You Were Overwhelmed
8. Dizzy – The Sun And Her Scorch
9. Retirement Party – Runaway Dog
10. Ratboys – Printer’s Devil
11. Ellis – Born Again
12. Illuminati Hotties – Free I.H.: This is NOT the One You’ve Been Waiting For
13. NNAMDI – BRAT
14. Fiona Apple – Fetch The Bolt Cutters
15. Bartees Strange – Live Forever
16. Katie Malco – Failures
17. Machine Gun Kelly – Tickets to My Downfall
18. Touche Amore – Lament
19. Poppy – I Disagree
20. Spanish Love Songs – Brave Faces Everyone
21. The Front Bottoms – In Sickness & In Flames
22. Hot Mulligan – you’ll be fine
23. Best Ex – Good At Feeling Bad
24. Jeff Rosenstock – NO DREAM
25. The Bombpops – Death in Venice Beach

26. Dogleg – Melee
27. Charli XCX – how I’m feeling now
28. Carly Rae Jepsen – Dedicated Side B
29. I’m Glad It’s You – Every Sun, Every Moon
30. Bully – SUGAREGG
31. Snarls – Burst
32. Liza Anne – Bad Vacation
33. thank you, I’m sorry – I’m Glad We’re Friends
34. MAC MILLER – Circles
35. Waxahatchee – Saint Cloud
36. Son Little – aloha
37. Pantayo – Pantayo
38. Hannah Georgas – All That Emotion
39. Worriers – You or Someone You Know
40. no thank you – Embroidered Foliage
41. Haim – Women In Music Pt. III
42. Laura Marling – Song For Our Daughter
43. Hayley Williams – Petals for Armor
44. Ariana Grande – positions
45. Run The Jewels – RTJ4
46. Dua Lipa – Future Nostalgia
47. Frances Quinlan – Likewise
48. Taylor Swift – folklore
49. Freddie Gibbs and The Alchemist – Alfredo
50. AJJ – Good Luck, Everybody

Honorable Mention (75-50, in alphabetical order)

Allie X – Cape God
Anna Burch – If You’re Dreaming
Bad Bunny – YHLQMDLG
Barely Civil – I’ll Figure This Out
Chief State – Tough Love
Childish Gambino – 3.15.20
Clairmont The Second – IT’S NOT HOW IT SOUNDS
clipping. – Visions of Bodies Being Burned
Denzel Curry and Kenny Beats – UNLOCKED
dvsn – A Muse In Her Feelings
Empty Country – Empty Country
Into It. Over It. – Figure
Joyner Lucas – ADHD
Kehlani – It Was Good Until It Wasn’t
Lil Uzi Vert – Eternal Atake
Partner – Never Give Up
Rina Sawayama – Sawayama
Stay Inside – Viewing
Teenage Halloween – Teenage Halloween
Teyana Taylor – The Album
The Innocence Mission – See You Tomorrow
The Muslims – Gentrifried Chicken
Trippie Redd – Pegasus
U.S. Girls – Heavy Light
Wednesday – I Was Trying to Describe You to Someone

Honorable Mention (EPs)
Alkaline Trio – E.P.
JONCRO – Twa
Khruangbin and Leon Bridges – Texas Sun
NOBRO – Sick Hustle
PUP – This Place Sucks Ass EP
Victoria Bigelow – Chelsea Hotel #2 EP
Worst Party Ever – here, online

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