Albums and tracks of the year

Strong growth shows through in second LPs from Foals, Laura Marling and MGMT.

Foals - Spanish Sahara

Foals

Spanish Sahara

  1. MIA - XXXO

    MIA
    XXXO

  2. Janelle Monae - Tightrope

    Janelle Monae
    Tightrope

  3. Kanye West - Power

    Kanye West
    Power

  4. Arcade Fire - We Used To Wait

    Arcade Fire
    We Used To Wait

  5. Gorillaz - Stylo

    Gorillaz
    Stylo

  6. Surfer Blood - Swim (To Reach The End)

    Surfer Blood
    Swim (To Reach The End)

  7. Grinderman - Heathen Child

    Grinderman
    Heathen Child

  8. Zola Jesus - Night

    Zola Jesus
    Night

  9. The Fall - Bury Pts 2+

    The Fall
    Bury Pts 2+4

  1. Mia - Born Free

  2. Factory Floor - Lying

  3. LCD Soundsystem - Drunk Girls

  4. These New Puritans - We Want War

  5. Warpaint - Undertow

  6. Best Coast - Boyfriend

  7. The National - Bloodbuzz Ohio

  8. Egyptian Hip Hop - Rad Pitt

  9. Crystal Castles - Celestica

  10. Kelis - Acapella

  11. Avi Buffalo - What’s In It For?

  12. Yeasayer - Ambling Alp

  13. LCD Soundsystem - I Can Change

  14. Everything Everything - Schoolin

  15. Lady Gaga Feat. Beyonce - Telephone

  16. Magnetic Man Feat. Katy B - Perfect Stranger

  17. Tinie Tempah - Pass Out

  18. The Drums - Forever And Ever - Amen

  19. My Chemical Romance - Na Na Na

  20. Yeasayer - O.N.E.

  21. Cee Lo Green - Fuck You

  22. Klaxons - Flashover

  23. Big Boi - Shutterbugg

  24. Katy Perry Feat. Snoop Dogg - California Gurls

  25. The Knife - Colouring Of Pigeons

  26. Les Savy Fav - Sleepless In Silverlake

  27. Glasser - Home

  28. Mark Ronson & The Business Intl - Bang Bang Bang

  29. Arcade Fire - Ready To Start

  30. Kele - Tenderoni

  31. Foals - This Orient

  32. Robyn - Dancing On My Own

  33. Darwin Deez - Constellations

  34. Biffy Clyro - Bubbles

  35. Liars - Scissor

  36. Manic Street Preachers - (It’s Not War) Just The End Of Love

  37. Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti - Round And Round

  38. Mystery Jets - Dreaming Of Another World

  39. Crocodiles - Sleep Forever

  40. Summer Camp - Ghost Train

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