Album Of The Year 2015It's All Indie: Albums of the Year

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The table shows the closest 5 matches from the end of year lists in our database. Results go from left to right in decreasing order of how similar a list is to this published list.

Click on the name of a magazine or website in the table header to see their full Album of the Year chart. Click on an album's overall ranking to see which end of year lists it appears in.

Overall RankQ MagazineNMEUnder The RadarIntroVariance
1Tame Impala - Currents615221
2Foals - What Went Down30128211138
3Jamie xx - In Colour5332315
4Wolf Alice - My Love Is Cool164443 - 25
5The Neighbourhood - Wiped Out!250+ - - - - -
6Everything Everything - Get To Heaven12720 - 31 - -
7Chvrches - Every Open Eye2528694820
8The Maccabees - Marks To Prove It98279 - - -
9Gengahr - A Dream Outside250+ - - - - -
10Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp A Butterfly1921152
11Circa Waves - Young Chasers250+ - - - - -
12Slaves - Are You Satisfied?250+4231 - - -
13Nothing But Thieves - Nothing But Thieves250+ - - - - -
14Wavves - V250+ - - - - -
15Lucy Rose - Work It Out250+ - - - - -
16Courtney Barnett - Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit36226915
17New Order - Music Complete435483323 -
18Frank Turner - Positive Songs For Negative People141 - - - - -
19Sufjan Stevens - Carrie & Lowell24024534
20Unknown Mortal Orchestra - Multi-Love21 - 1018 - -

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Our scoring system for the overall ranking is designed to provide just the right combination of big rewards for appearing high up in any list, with a little something thrown in for the consistent performers. Points are awarded as follows:

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