1. Ariana Grande: "Sweetener"
The Show had to go on – also lost after the terrorist attack of Manchester in the year 2017, with the 22-Ariana-Grande-Fans in your life. But as you went further, it was not predictable. Because the 25-year-old Grande hit back with warmth on Terror – with Songs like the adventure clocked "The Light Is Coming" and tears for dance stirring pieces such as "No Tears Left to Cry". The birth of a superstar. (To Review.)
2. Tirzah: "Devotion"
The love songs of the year, sang this Londoner, very quiet, almost private. And yet, universal. (To Review.)
3. Steff La Cheffe: "Härz pace-setter"
the return of The Boss with an open-hearted and shady Album.
4. Rosalía: "El Mal Querer"
So startling you heard Flamenco before. The Popzukunft sounds like? (To Review.)
5. Low: "Double Negative"
A radical and distorted piece of protest music, played by a Band in the hope never dies.
6. Zeal & Ardor: "Stranger Fruit"
the sky! Hell! The Metal - and Gospel-Bastard of the Basel sets everything in motion. (To The Portrait.)
7. Native: "Baobab"
The Berne claimed for the king's role in the Rap underground. To The Right. (To The Portrait.)
8. Sons of Kemet: "Your Queen Is a Reptile"
So much energy: the Band of The saxophonist Shabaka Hutchings blows revolt to the dance. (To The Portrait.)
9. Cardi B: "Invasion of Privacy"
This rapper from the Bronx, has the throne. Provocative and casual. (To Review.)
10. Parquet Courts: "Wide Awake!"
What to dance for Fun, like these New York with their guitars. And so smart.
Previously published lists:
-the best books of The 2018
-The best films
Agree? Something is missing? Suggestions please in the comments below. (Sunday newspaper)
Created: 22.12.2018, 20:09 PM