Allston Pudding’s Favorite Albums of 2017 [50-21]

We've made it through 2017 somehow, and we're here to wrap up our favorite albums of the year. As always, you might notice some local standouts among nationally acclaimed albums. 2017 was a tough year, but the one shining light was having all of these incredible albums to help us make it out alright.

We also want to take a moment to give honorable mentions to some other incredible local releases that just missed entry to our year-end list:


50. Aye Nako, Silver Haze

49. Moses Sumney, Aromanticism

48. Bat House, Bat House*

47. Zola Jesus, Okovi

46. Priests, Nothing Feels Natural

45. Fleet Foxes, Crack-Up

44. STL GLD, Torch Song*

43. Daniel Caesar, Freudian

42. Chelsea Wolfe, Hiss Spun

41. Nick Hakim, Green Twins

40. Rapsody, Laila's Wisdom

39. The National, Sleep Well Beast

38. People Like You, Verse*

37. Lomelda, Thx

36. Weaves, Wide Open

35. Princess Nokia, 1992 Deluxe

34. Mount Eerie, A Crow Looked at Me

33. Benjamin Booker, Witness

32. Phoebe Bridgers, Stranger in the Alps

31. Gorillaz, Humanz

30. Brent Faiyaz, Sonder Son

29. Thundercat, Drunk

28. Perfume Genius, No Shape

27. Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile, Lotta Sea Lice

26. Slaughter Beach, Dog., Birdie

25. Great Grandpa, Plastic Cough

24. Run the Jewels, Run the Jewels 3

23. Lorde, Melodrama

22. Jessica Lea Mayfield, Sorry is Gone

21. Kelela, Take Me Apart