It’s not been an easy year, but if there’s one thing we’ve learnt over the years it’s that everyone loves a list. We think. So after a short while of deliberating, here is All Things Loud’s 2020 Album of the Year…TOP 50. 

50 GEORGIA – SEEKING THRILLS

49 GORILLAZ – SONG MACHINE SEASON 1: STRANGE TIMEZ

48 ALL SHALL BE WELL – ZWARTGROEN

47 THE 1975 – NOTES A CONDITIONAL FORM

46 QUINN XCII – A LETTER TO MY YOUNGER SELF

45 SHHT – NONEKETANU

44 SEAWAY – BIG VIBE

43 SORRY – 925

42 MACHINE GUN KELLY – TICKETS TO MY DOWNFALL

41 BRIGHT EYES – DOWN IN THE WEEDS, WHERE THE WORLD ONCE WAS

40 BOSTON MANOR – GLUE

39 STAND ATLANTIC – PINK ELEPHANT

38 J LLOYD – KOSMOS

37 WILL BUTLER – GENERATIONS

36 LANY – MAMA’S BOY

35 KING GIZZARD & THE LIZARD WIZARD – CHUNKY SHRAPNEL

34 ROLLING BLACKOUTS COASTAL FEVER – SIDEWAYS TO NEW ITALY

33 TRIVIUM – WHAT DEAD MEN SAY

32 AGNES OBEL – MYOPIA

31 PVRIS – USE ME

30 THE HUNNA – I’D RATHER DIE THAN LET YOU IN

29 KHRUANGBIN – MORDECHAI 

28 SAULT – UNTITLED (RISE)

27 WORKING MEN’S CLUB – WORKING MEN’S CLUB

26 SEVDALIZA – SHABRANG

25 EEFJE DE VISSER – BITTERZOET

24 CHICANO BATMAN – INVISIBLE PEOPLE

23 DONNY BENET – MR EXPERIENCE

22 THUNDERCAT – IT IS WHAT IT IS

21 BAD NERVES – BAD NERVES

20 BRING ME THE HORIZON – POST HUMAN: SURVIVAL HORROR

19 RINA SAWAYAMA – SAWAYAMA

18 HUNDREDTH – WHATEVER

17 THE WEEKND – AFTER HOURS

16 BIFFY CLYRO – A CELEBRATION OF ENDINGS

15 ARIANA GRANDE – POSITIONS

14 THE STROKES – THE NEW ABNORMAL

13 HAYLEY WILLIAMS – PETALS FOR ARMOR

12 IDLES – ULTRA MONO

11 TAME IMPALA – THE SLOW RUSH

10 YVES TUMOR – HEAVEN TO A TORTURED MIND

9 ENTER SHIKARI – NOTHING IS TRUE & EVERYTHING IS POSSIBLE

8 KING GIZZARD & THE LIZARD WIZARD – K.G.

7 DEFTONES – OHMS

6 NOTHING BUT THIEVES – MORAL PANIC

5 TAYLOR SWIFT – FOLKLORE

4 PHOEBE BRIDGERS – PUNISHER

3 FONTAINES DC – A HERO’S DEATH

2 DUA LIPA – FUTURE NOSTALGIA

1 SPORTS TEAM – DEEP DOWN HAPPY