Best Albums Of The Decade

Best Albums Of The Decade

Trouble Will Find Me (The National):

This album was so good. Oh, wait, are we thinking of Sleep Well Beast? Or was that the other one? Was that the one with “Bloodbuzz Ohio”? We like that one more. Maybe that’s the one we’re thinking of. Did that other one we like more come out in 2010? No, this is the one we like. We think.

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Beyoncé (Beyoncé):

The epic self-titled album was a surprise release after being recorded in such secrecy that Beyoncé herself had no clue she was working on it.

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My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (Kanye West):

Having recorded the album during a self-imposed exile in Hawaii, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy is a cheerful collection of soft, sunny ukelele songs about learning to take life slow and enjoy oneself.

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A Crow Looked At Me (Mount Eerie):

The perfect soundtrack for those warm summer nights when you’re grappling with the recent, tragic death of your wife.

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1989 (Taylor Swift):

A concept album about the 1989 Czechoslovakian “Velvet Revolution” in which Swift takes on the persona of Olga, a committed revolutionary who is attempting to overthrow the country’s Soviet-style planned economy.

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We Can Have Peace In The Holy Land (Jimmy Carter):

Carter reached the height of his art on his 2010 spoken-word masterpiece before succumbing to the self-indulgent excess of A Full Life: Reflections At 90 and Faith: A Journey For All.

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Body Talk (Robyn):

There was a time in your life, before Brian and the kids, before the mortgage and the incident with Mom, when “Call Your Girlfriend” and a bottle of tequila and the girls seemed like the only things that mattered. What happened to you?

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DAMN. (Kendrick Lamar):

Kendrick Lamar became the first rapper to win a Pulitzer Prize in music after the chairman decided he needed to do a better job relating to his kids amid a messy divorce.

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