Album Of The Year 2016Record Rewind Play: 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 RankUncutLouder Than WarMusicOMHMojoFOPP
1Okkervil River - Away3644 - - - -
2Marissa Nadler - Strangers41 - 32 - - -
3Meilyr Jones - 201316 - 21844 -
4Angel Olsen - My Woman8203782854
5King Creosote - Astronaut Meets Appleman43 - - - - 8
6Case* / Lang* / Veirs* - Case / Lang / Veirs5228 - 222733
7Teenage Fanclub - Here349 - - 1316
8Woodpigeon - T R O U B L E250+ - - - - -
9Big Thief - Masterpiece250+ - - - - -
10Mitski - Puberty 220 - - 27 - -
11Tindersticks - The Waiting Room250+ - - - - 65
12Mothers - When You Walk A Long Distance You Are Tired90 - - 36 - -
13Beach Baby - No Mind No Money250+ - - - - -
14Martha - Blisters In The Pit Of my Heart64 - 16 - - -
15Radiohead - A Moon Shaped Pool32441121
16Pye Corner Audio - Stasis45 - - - - -
17Field Mouse - Episodic250+ - - - - -
18Ed Harcourt - Furnaces250+ - - - - -
19Weyes Blood - Front Row Seat To Earth250+ - - - - -
20Hooton Tennis Club - Big Box Of Chocolates250+ - - - - -
21The Divine Comedy - Foreverland250+ - - - 5048
22Ulrika Spacek - The Album Paranoia250+ - - - - -
23The Belbury Poly* - New Ways Out250+ - - - - -
24School Of Seven Bells - SVIIB91 - - 24 - 46
25Loscil - Monument Builders250+ - - - - -

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End of year lists from the following blogs, websites, record stores and labels are included in the charts. Click on the name to see their list.

How the overall rank is calculated

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:

1st: 50pts2nd: 42pts3rd: 36pts4th: 30pts5th: 25pts6th: 22pts7th: 20pts8th: 18pts9th: 16pts10th: 15pts11th: 14pts12th: 13pts13th: 12pts14th: 11pts15th: 10pts16th: 9pts17th: 8pts18th: 7pts19th: 6pts20th: 5pts21-30: 4pts 31-40: 3pts 41-50: 2pts 51+: 1pt
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