Top 10 Albums of 2018

1. Golden Hour – Kacey Musgraves

a. Best Song: Slow Burn

b. Favorite Lyric: “When it rains, it pours But you didn’t even notice it ain’t rainin’ anymore. It’s hard to breathe when all you know is The struggle of stayin’ above the risin’ water line.” (Rainbow)

2. Dirty Computer – Janelle Monáe

a. Best Song: Americans

b. Favorite Lyric: “I’m always left of center and that’s right where I belong, I’m the random minor note you hear in major songs” (I Like That)

3. Make My Bed (EP) – King Princess

a. Best Song: Talia

b. Favorite Lyric: “I hope that you’re happy with me in your life” (1950)

4. Iridescence – Brockhampton

a. Best Song: San Marcos

b. Favorite Lyric: “I think the hardest part of love could be rebuilding the breaks” (Weight)

5. Icarus Falls – ZAYN

a. Best Song: Satisfaction

b. Favorite Lyric: “Cause I’ve been burning up for so long in a world that just keeps getting colder” (Back to Life)

6. When My Heart Felt Volcanic – The Aces

a. Best Song: Last One

b. Favorite Lyric: “Out of the darkness I sparked a match that set the fire” (Volcanic Love)

7. Sunset Season (EP) – Conan Gray

a. Best Song: Lookalike

b. Favorite Lyric: “Our world’s ending at noon

Could we all just move to the moon?” (Generation Why)

8. A Brief Inquiry into Online Relationships – The 1975

a. Best Song: Be My Mistake

b. Favorite Lyric: “And why would you believe you could control how you’re perceived” (Sincerity is Scary)

9. Sweetener – Ariana Grande

a. Best Song: better off

b. Favorite Lyric: “My body’s here on Earth, but I’m floating Disconnected, so sometimes, I feel frozen and alone” (get well soon)

10. Bloom – Troye Sivan

a. Best Song: The Good Side

b. Favorite Lyric: “The people danced to the sound of your heart The world sang along to it falling apart” (The Good Side)