10. Sharon Von Etten – Remind Me Tomorrow
Alternative-Rock artist Sharon Von Etten delivers her most ambitious and atmospheric album yet with Remind Me Tomorrow.
9. Night Moves – Can You Really Find Me?
Drawing from the likes of Fleetwood Mac and Neil Young earn this duo of vocalist John Pelant and bassist Micky Alfano one of the best alternative albums of 2019.
8. The National – I Am Easy To Find
Ex-Brooklynites the National lead this years alternative rock releases with a daring album drenched with absolutely stunning musicianship and compositional flourishes.
7. Papooz – Night Sketches
Kings of cool French duo Armand Penicaut and Ulysse Cottin deliver 2019’s most hedonistic pop album and a glimpse into Paris nightlife. We’re rating this at #9 because it was one of the best alternative pop/rock albums of 2019.
6. Tove Lo – Sunshine Kitty
One of the most exciting albums of the year with the Swedish singer’s brazen electro-pop.
5. Angel Olsen – All Mirrors
One of the most heartfelt, passionate, and raw albums of the year. Angel Olsen delivers on all fronts with All Mirrors.
4. Lizzo – Cuz I Love You
The enigmatic soul pop that Lizzo brings to her 3rd album is undeniably one of the years best musical moments.
3. Solange – When I Get Home
Solange, yet again, bring a seamlessly perfect album with a cohesive blend of spiritual jazz, pop, funk, and soul genres.
2. Billie Eilish – When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
There’s truly no other artist out there like Billie Eilish. She’s brought something fresh, gothic, bass-heavy, and quite beautiful to the music universe.
1. Cuco – Para Mi
Southern California Chicano artist Cuco delivered one of the most impressive debut albums in 2019 with Para Mi. With textures of dream pop, psychedelic sounds and bossa nova coolness, Cuco created one of the most unique albums this past decade.