Album Of The Year 2016Louder Than War: 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.

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Overall RankMusicOMHMojoResidentSister RayConsequence of Sound
1David Bowie - 111383
2Meilyr Jones - 2013161844 - 5 -
3Savages - Adore Life3225 - 15 - 39
4Radiohead - A Moon Shaped Pool34112 - 13
5Anohni - Hopelessness10214244 - 5
6The Fat White Family - Songs For Our Mothers75 - 3137 - -
7Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Skeleton Tree223116
8PJ Harvey - The Hope Six Demolition Project2314958 - -
9Deux Furieuses - Tracks Of Wire250+ - - - - -
10Wire - Nocturnal Koreans250+ - - - - -
11Factory Floor - 25 259819 - - - -
12Leonard Cohen - You Want It Darker1110521 - 10
13Skepta - Konnichiwa30 - 25 - - -
14Iggy Pop - Post Pop Depression21296121550
15Beyoncé - Lemonade4 - 12 - - 1
16Martha - Blisters In The Pit Of my Heart64 - - - - 46
17Swans - The Glowing Man250+ - - 48 - -
18Let's Eat Grandma - I, Gemini250+ - - - - -
19The Anchoress - Confessions Of A Romance Novelist250+ - - - - -
20Kanye West - The Life Of Pablo945 - - - -
21Brian Eno - The Ship53 - - - - -
22Gnod - Mirror250+ - - - - -
23Grumbling Fur - Furfour250+ - - - - -
24A Tribe Called Quest - We Got It From Here... Thank You 4 Your Service1442 - - - 12
25Family Atlantica - Cosmic Unity250+ - - - - -
26Ruts DC - Music Must Destroy250+ - - - - -
27Skating Polly - The Big Fit250+ - - - - -
28Barry Hyde - Malody250+ - - - - -
29Thee Oh Sees - A Weird Exits13 - 2992 -
30Jenny Hval - Blood Bitch29 - - 29 - 21
31The Tuts - Update Your Brain250+ - - - - -
32Marissa Nadler - Strangers41 - - - - -
33Shirley Collins - Lodestar3316 - - - -
34Bon Iver - 22, A Million1291611 - 9
35Hands Off Gretel - Burn The Beauty Queen250+ - - - - -
36Theatre Of Hate - Kinshi250+ - - - - -
37Angel Olsen - My Woman882822 - 7
38Evans The Death - Vanilla250+ - - - - -
39Deerhoof - The Magic250+ - - - - -
40The Membranes - Inner Space/Outer Space250+ - - - - -
41Minor Victories - Minor Victories250+ - - 100 - -
42Car Seat Headrest - Teens Of Denial18 - 2418 - 18
43Solange - A Seat At The Table6722 - 2119
44Suede - Night Thoughts793933 - - -
45Die Antwoord - Mount Ninji And Da Nice Time Kid250+ - - - - -
46Thought Forms - Songs About Drowning250+ - - - - -
47Unqualified Nurse Band - Debasement Tapes250+ - - - - -
48Moor Mother - Fetish Bones56 - - - - -
49Linda Guilala - Psiconáutica250+ - - - - -
50Dexys* - Let The Record Show: Dexys Do Irish And Country Soul250+ - - - - -

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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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