The Best Albums of 2020
A year ruled by a pandemic might not be the one to release an album, but certain artists proved that wrong by going ahead to showcase their raw talent. With a few career comebacks and classics being a part of the line-up, fans in 2020 managed to receive a dose of their favourite artist. But who among them released the best album? Well, let’s go ahead and find out.
Shore (Fleet Foxes)
The pure talent that Fleet Foxes pushes forward with each album tends to remind fans about the first time they fell in love for them. With the release of “Shore,” they have proved it again as it is an effort to bring quality feel-good music that everyone loves to listen to. From smooth moments to the forces of rock and roll, the album covers a majority of aspects that made Fleet Foxes a sensation. Their balance with poetry and mystery is always a part of the process, and only die-hard fans can find it out.
Detroit 2 (Big Sean)
The sequel to Big Sean’s ode to his hometown was released on September 4th, 2020. Sean’s devotion towards his art and the manner in which he carries rap can be seen throughout the many songs on the album. With clever timing and way better verses, Sean is back on the scene, and everyone seems to be loving it. The collaborative effort to bring half of Detroit was another aspect of the album that instantly became a sensation with the song, “Friday Night Cypher.”
Punisher (Phoebe Bridgers)
With songs that are brutally honest, Phoebe Bridgers turns things up a notch with “Punisher.” As you keep listening to the album, you will feel the need to know where it goes and how it takes steps forward to create an impression. The intense moments that it creates are the ones that you will always remember as Phoebe takes centre stage to tell you why she is on the top. With all that is placed in the album, one will surely acknowledge her effort and classify it to be the best.
Rough and Rowdy Ways (Bob Dylan)
When a poet and a master of music comes out with an album, you ought to check it out because it will always be the best. Amidst the global crises, Bob Dylan makes you listen to songs about death and how to prepare for it. Since it is Bob Dylan that we are talking about, you will eventually hear the same and understand the true definition of intensity. With the message being clear and crisp, the Nobel Laureate is back in the game that always adored and worshipped him. Hence, that was our list.