Welcome to Day Three of our week long Top 25 Albums Of The Year. For those just tuning in, don’t forget to check out our contributors and honorable mentions (here) as well as #25 – #16 in the countdown (here). I know you’re anxious to get into it so here are our picks for #15 – #6 of the best albums of the year:
Sturgill Simpson’s Metamodern Sounds In Country Music has proven a widely lauded, though often misunderstood, release. Much of this disconnect between Metamodern… and the manner in which reviewers have perceived it stems from the reviewers’ perception that the album represents some sort of novel break from genre norms, rather than a point in a stylistic continuum, an extension of all the things of which the best country music has been fashioned.
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