Best of 2017 So Far

Best Albums of 2017…So Far

There are still six months of 2017 left, but there are already lots of contenders for album of the year. Jim and Greg share some of their favorites of the year…so far. Plus, we hear picks from Sound Opinions listeners.

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Top Albums of 2017… So Far

We're halfway through 2017, which means it's time to get a jump on the Best-Of Lists. Here are Jim and Greg's mid-year best Top 10 lists.

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  1. Wire, Short Elevated Period, Silver/Lead, Pinkflag, 2017
  2. The Feelies, In Between (Reprise), In Between, Bar/None, 2017
  3. R. Stevie Moore and Jason Faulkner, Another Day Slips Away, Make It Be, Bar/None, 2017
  4. Kendrick Lamar, DNA., DAMN., Interscope, 2017
  5. Kendrick Lamar, LUST., DAMN., Interscope, 2017
  6. Spoon, Shotgun, Hot Thoughts, Matador, 2017
  7. Aimee Mann, Poor Judge, Mental Illness, SuperEgo, 2017
  8. Michael Kiwanuka, Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child, Resistance Radio: The Man in The High Castle, Columbia, 2017
  9. Somi feat. Aloe Blacc, The Gentry, Petite Afrique, OKeh, 2017
  10. Somi, Black Enough, Petite Afrique, OKeh, 2017
  11. Father John Misty, Things It Would Have Been Helpful to Know Before the Revolution, Pure Comedy, Sub Pop, 2017
  12. Father John Misty, Leaving LA, Pure Comedy, Sub Pop, 2017
  13. Ty Segall, Freedom, Ty Segall, Drag City, 2017
  14. Ty Segall, Orange Color Queen, Ty Segall, Drag City, 2017
  15. Sneaks, Hair Slick Back, It's a Myth, Merge, 2017
  16. She-Devils, Make You Pay, She-Devils, Secretly Canadian, 2017
  17. Rips, Delay, Rips, Faux Discx, 2017
  18. Priests, Puff, Nothing Feels Natural, Sister Polygon, 2017
  19. The Regrettes, A Living Human Girl, Feel Your Feelings Fool!, Warner Bros., 2017
  20. Run the Jewels, Talk to Me, Run the Jewels 3, Run the Jewels, 2016
  21. Roger McGuinn, Car Phone, Back From Rio, Arista, 1991
  22. Bobbie Gentry, Ode to Billy Joe, Ode to Billie Joe, Capitol, 1967
  23. Local-H, California Songs, What Ever Happened to P.J. Soles?, Studio E/Only Music, 2004
  24. Luna, Speedbumps, Rendezvous, Jetset, 2004
  25. Waylon Jennings, Speedbumps, Rendezvous, Jetset, 2004