Rolling Stone’s 50 Best Albums of 2014
The end of the year is a time to reflect on everything that happened in the past year: the best, the worst, the weirdest, the most controversial.
Essentially, it's list time.
And it's also time to have righteous arguments about lists you think totally suck or lists you think are spot on.
The magazine's No. 1 pick? U2's "Songs of Innocence".
Really? The album that pissed off a lot of folks because it was dumped into their iTunes whether they wanted it or not? Yep. That alone makes me think there's going to be some disagreements over this list.
From Rolling Stone:
2014 was another phenomenal year for music, illuminating darkness when it often seemed that the only light was from buildings burning in Ferguson, Missouri. Veterans like U2, Bruce Springsteen, Tom Petty, Jackson Browne and Leonard Cohen were showing the youngsters how it's done, but classic rock was being revived in more unlikely ways, too. ...
Check out Rolling Stone's top 10 here:
- "Songs of Innocence", U2
- "High Hopes", Bruce Springsteen
- "Turn Blue", The Black Keys
- "St. Vincent", St. Vincent
- "Platinum", Miranda Lambert
- "Sucker", Charli XCX
- "Ultraviolence", Lana Del Rey
- "Run the Jewels 2", Run the Jewels
- "Salad Days", Mac DeMarco
- "1989", Taylor Swift
Read more and see Rolling Stone's full top 50 at Rollingstone.com.
What would be your picks for top 10 albums from the past year?