Best Albums of 2017

The Best Albums of 2017

2017 has been full of highly anticipated releases and unexpected gems from relatively unknown artists. This week, Jim and Greg reveal their lists of the Best Albums of 2017.

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The Best Albums of 2017

It's Jim and Greg's favorite show of the year, where they get to reflect on the Best Albums of 2017. They also hear picks from listeners as well as the Sound Opinions production staff.

Featured Songs

  1. Vic Mensa, Coffee & Cigarettes, The Autobiography, Roc Nation, 2017
  2. Priests, Appropriate, Nothing Feels Natural, Sister Polygon, 2017
  3. Aimee Mann, Rollercoasters, Mental Illness, SuperEgo, 2017
  4. Manchester Orchestra, Alien, A Black Mile to the Surface, Loma Vista, 2017
  5. Tyler, the Creator feat. ASAP Rocky, Who Dat Boy, Flower Boy, Columbia, 2017
  6. Tyler, the Creator feat. Jaden Smith, Pothole, Flower Boy, Columbia, 2017
  7. Rips, Delay, Losing II, Faux Discx, 2017
  8. Lorde, Supercut, Melodrama, Lava, 2017
  9. The Menzingers, Midwestern States, After the Party, Epitaph, 2017
  10. Moses Sumney, Lonely World, Aromanticism, Jagjaguwar, 2017
  11. Downtown Boys, I'm Enough (I Want More), Cost of Living, Sub Pop, 2017
  12. The XX, I Dare You, I See You, Young Turks, 2017
  13. Kesha, Rainbow, Rainbow, Kemosabe, 2017
  14. Kesha, Hunt You Down, Rainbow, Kemosabe, 2017
  15. Bottle Tree, Open Secret, Bottle Tree, International Anthem, 2017
  16. Mount Eerie, Real Death, A Crow Looked at Me, P.W. Elverum & Sun, Ltd., 2017
  17. Kendrick Lamar, LOVE. feat. Zacari, DAMN., Interscope, 2017
  18. The Regrettes, I Don't Like You, Feel Your Feelings Fool!, Warner Bros., 2017
  19. Run the Jewels, Talk to Me, Run the Jewels 3, Run the Jewels, Inc., 2016
  20. Partridge Family, Echo Valley 2-6809, The Partridge Family Sound Magazine, Bell, 1971
  21. George Jones, The Race Is On, I Get Lonely in a Hurry, United Artists, 1964
  22. Jack Nitzsche, Baja, The Lonely Surfer, Reprise, 1963
  23. Cream, I Feel Free, Fresh Cream, Reaction, 1966
  24. Lee Ann Womack, A Little Past Little Rock, Some Things I Know, MCA Nashville, 1998
  25. Bowling for Soup, My Hometown, A Hangover You Don't Deserve, Jive, 2004
  26. Andrew Gold, Thank You for Being a Friend, All This and Heaven Too, Asylum, 1978