The 2023 Album of the Year

It’s that time of year again! As we finish off the Christmas leftovers and scramble under the sofa to find any remaining bits of Quality Street, we’ve been polishing off our tenth album of the year list! That’s right…All Things Loud turns ten this month. More specifically on New Year’s Eve. But that’s a story for another article. For now, please sit back, relax and find out which 40 albums the All Things Loud team believe dominated in 2023. Click on the artwork to hear the music!

40 YOU ME AT SIX – TRUTH DECAY

39 GORILLAZ – CRACKER ISLAND

38 AMAARAE – FOUNTAIN BABY

37 LANA DEL REY – DID YOU KNOW THAT THERE’S A TUNNEL UNDER OCEAN BLVD

36 FOO FIGHTERS – BUT HERE WE ARE

35 RAYE – MY 21ST CENTURY BLUES

34 LEAH RYE – SYMBIOSIS

33 HOZIER – UNREAL UNEARTH

32 KING GIZZARD & THE LIZARD WIZARD – THE SILVER CORD

31 WATER FROM YOUR EYES – EVERYONE’S CRUSHED

30 JAMES HOLDEN – IMAGINE THIS IS A HIGH DIMENSIONAL SPACE OF ALL POSSIBILITIES

29 BABY’S BERSERK – BABY’S BERSERK

28 WEVAL – REMEMBER

27 IST IST – PROTAGONISTS

26 BLONDSHELL – BLONDSHELL

25 THE MURLOCS – CALM YA FARM

24 FEVER RAY – RADICAL ROMANTICS

23 LITURGY – 93696

22 100 GECS – 10,000 GECS

21 SUFJAN STEVENS – JAVELIN

20 LIL’ YACHTY – LET’S START HERE

19 HORRENDOUS – ONTOLOGICAL MYSTERIUM

18 BAR ITALIA – TRACEY DENIM

17 MSPAINT – POST-AMERICAN

16 SAMPHA – LAHAI

15 SLEEP TOKEN – TAKE ME BACK TO EDEN

14 THE HIVES – THE DEATH OF RANDY FITZSIMMONS

13 NOTHING BUT THIEVES – DEAD CLUB CITY

12 MITSKI – THE LAND IS INHOSPITABLE AND SO ARE WE

11 QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE – IN TIMES NEW ROMAN

10 WILL BUTLER + SISTER SQUARES – WILL BUTLER + SISTER SQUARES

9 SHAME – FOOD FOR WORMS

8 ENTER SHIKARI – A KISS FOR THE WHOLE WORLD

7 YOUNG FATHERS – HEAVY HEAVY

6 BLINK-182 – ONE MORE TIME

5 MODEL/ACTRIZ – DOGSBODY

4 KING GIZZARD & THE LIZARD WIZARD – PETRODRAGONIC APOCALYPSE; OR, DAWN OF ETERNAL NIGHT: AN ANNIHILATION OF PLANET EARTH AND THE BEGINNING OF MERCILESS DAMNATION

3 PARAMORE – THIS IS WHY

2 BOYGENIUS – THE RECORD

1 CAROLINE POLACHEK – DESIRE, I WANT TO TURN INTO YOU