The Best Albums of 2022 So Far


The year is more than half over, and that means it’s time to share the music we’ve loved the most the last six months. Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot reveal their best albums of 2022 so far. 

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The Best Albums of 2022 So Far

There are many problems in the world in 2022, but a lack of great music is not one of them! Jim and Greg celebrate music from all over the world in their midyear “Best Of” episode.

Greg’s Top 10

  1. Sharon Van Etten, We’ve Been Going About This All Wrong
  2. Sasami, Squeeze
  3. Charlotte Adigéry and Bolis Pupul, Topical Dancer
  4. Wet Leg, Wet Leg
  5. K.O.G and Zongo Brigade, Zone 6 Agege
  6. Saba, Few Good Things
  7. The Smile, A Light for Attracting Attention
  8. Trupa Trupa, B Flat A
  9. Shamir, Heterosexuality
  10. Billy Woods, Aethiopes

Jim’s Top 10

  1. Wet Leg, Wet Leg
  2. The Linda Lindas, Growing Up
  3. Mitski, Laurel Hell
  4. Jack White, Fear of the Dawn
  5. Spiritualized, Everything Was Beautiful
  6. Pedro the Lion, Havasu
  7. Spoon, Lucifer on the Sofa
  8. Warpaint, Radiate Like This
  9. Superchunk, Wild Loneliness
  10. Sara Shook & the Disarmers, Night Roamer

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