Top 90.3 Albums of 2020

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As another year comes to a close, KEXP is looking back at some of the best records of 2020 – as voted by KEXP listeners. We'll be counting down your top picks from 10 AM - 6 PM PT on Friday, December 18. Tune in via, KEXP.org, the KEXP app, or 90.3 FM in Seattle.

 

This page will update at the top of each hour as the countdown progresses. Keep checking back to find out what album snags the #1 spot.

 

Made possible in part by Pagliacci Pizza, PCC Community Markets, and VULCAN, INC.

    

90.3. Polyrhythmics - Man From the Future
90. Courtney Marie Andrews - Old Flowers
89. Aesop Rock - Spirit World Field Guide
88. Lucinda Williams - Good Souls Better Angels
87. Dehd - Flower of Devotion
86. Best Coast - Always Tomorrow
85. Songhoy Blues - Optimisme
84. EOB - Earth
83. Kelly Lee Owens - Inner Song
82. Andy Shauf - The Neon Skyline
81. Washed Out - Purple Noon
80. Protomartyr - Ultimate Success Today

79. The Mountain Goats - Getting Into Knives
78. BRONSON - BRONSON
77. Bruce Springsteen - Letter To You
76. Hum - Inlet
75. Charli XCX - how i'm feeling now
74. Drive-By Truckers - The Unraveling
73. Moodymann - Taken Away
72. Smokey Brights - I Love You But Damn
71. Destroyer - Have We Met
70. Wolf Parade - Thin Mind
69. Kurt Vile - Speed, Sound, Lonely KV EP

68. My Morning Jacket - The Waterfall II
67. Shabazz Palaces - The Don of Diamond Dreams
66. Sturgill Simpson - Cuttin' Grass Vol. 1: The Butcher Shoppe Sessions
65. Doves - The Universal Want
64. Laura Marling - Song For Our Daughter
63. Bombay Bicycle Club - Everything Else Has Gone Wrong
62. Holy Fuck - Deleter
61. Neil Young - Homegrown
60. Thao & The Get Down Stay Down - Temple
59. Glass Animals - Dreamland
58. Moses Sumney - græ

57. Bright Eyes - Down in the Weeds, Where the World Once Was
56. Bonny Light Horseman - Bonny Light Horseman
55. Bob Mould - Blue Hearts
54. Jeff Tweedy - Love is the King
53. Porridge Radio - Every Bad
52. Mac Miller - Circles
51. The Flaming Lips - American Head
50. Kevin Morby - Sundowner
49. Matt Berninger - Serpentine Prison
48. Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings - Just Dropped In...
47. Jessie Ware - What's Your Pleasure?

46. Christine and the Queens - La Vita Nuova EP
45. Bully - Sugaregg
44. Bob Dylan - Rough and Rowdy Ways
43. Naked Giants - The Shadow
42. Grimes - Miss Anthropocene
41. Arlo Parks - Sophie EP
40. Budos Band - Long in the Tooth
39. Orville Peck - Show Pony EP
38. The Beths - Jump Rope Gazers
37. Childish Gambino - 3.15.20
36. clipping. - Visions of Bodies Being Burned
35. Thundercat - It Is What It Is

34. Tomo Nakayama - Melonday
33. Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit - Reunions
32. Angel Olsen - Whole New Mess
31. Chong The Nomad - A Long Walk EP
30. Adrianne Lenker - songs
29. Pearl Jam - Gigaton
28. The Weeknd - After Hours
27. Yves Tumor - Heaven to a Tortured Mind
26. Sufjan Stevens - The Ascension
25. Nation of Language - Introduction, Presence
24. Future Islands - As Long As You Are
23. The Strokes - The New Abnormal

22. Sylvan Esso - Free Love
21. Khruangbin & Leon Bridges - Texas Sun EP
20. Soccer Mommy - color theory
19. Caribou - Suddenly
18. Perfume Genius - Set My Heart On Fire Immediately
17. Taylor Swift - folklore
16. Haim - Women In Music Pt. III
15. Gorillaz - Song Machine: Season One
14. Car Seat Headrest - Making a Door Less Open
13. Left at London - Transgender Street Legend, Vol. 2
12. Khruangbin - Mordechai
11. Tame Impala - The Slow Rush

10. Fleet Foxes - Shore
9. Fontaines D.C. - A Hero's Death
8. Waxahatchee - Saint Cloud
7. Sault - Untitled (Black Is)
6. SAULT - UNTITLED (Rise)
5. Run The Jewels - RTJ4
4. IDLES - Ultra Mono
3. Fiona Apple - Fetch the Bolt Cutters
2. Phoebe Bridgers - Punisher
1. Deep Sea Diver - Impossible Weight

 

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