Album Of The Year 2015Sister Ray: 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 RankPiccadilly RecordsVapour TrailLouder Than WarResidentRough Trade
1Föllakzoid - III1072023384674
2Four Tet - Morning/Evening92 - - 3680 -
3Hills - Frid250+ - - - 9281
4Thee Oh Sees - Mutilator Defeated At Last533 - - 8 -
5Helen - The Original Faces101 - - - - -
6Weird Owl - Interstellar Skeletal250+ - - - - -
7Pat Thomas And Kwashibu Area Band - Pat Thomas And Kwashibu Area Band250+ - - - - -
8Shopping - Why Choose250+ - 41 - 5634
9Courtney Barnett - Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit3436 - 33
10Unknown Mortal Orchestra - Multi-Love2130 - - - 97
11Fuzz - II250+63 - - 9045
12The Charlatans - Modern Nature8412 - 11 - -
13Mumdance & Logos - Proto250+ - - - - -
14Panda Bear - Panda Bear Meets The Grim Reaper5485 - - 27 -
15Pond - Man It Feels Like Space Again250+ - - - - -
16Deerhunter - Fading Frontier31 - - - 5050
17Tame Impala - Currents632 - - - 13
18Laura Marling - Short Movie90 - - - - 96
19Best Coast - California Nights250+ - - - - -
20Viet Cong - Viet Cong424739 - 2340

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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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