You’ve seen the lower half of my Top 20 Albums of 2017. Now let’s step it up a notch. My ten best albums of the year are, as you might expect, stupidly good. So, off we go.
The High Fidelity generation loves to make lists. Top five this, top ten that. But 2017 has made life difficult for those of us who like to collate our favourite albums of each year.
Let’s get this out of the way at the very beginning: the new Brand New album, dropped into the eye of such a beautiful storm last week, is the first one you should be listening to.