Albums of the Year 2021

In 2021 I have reviewed nearly forty albums and which have all connected with me on some personal level. Overall I have found this year tough as I have struggled to really love a lot of the albums released this year, compared with the last few years.

So for this end of year list I have tried to single out the fifteen albums which really stood out among the gloom, ones which have helped me in some way.

For the top spot I have gone with the criteria which I have used since I started this blog: most listened to solo female artist with the majority of songs on the album solo written. This choice has helped me single out the talent from a sea of quality offerings.

Please note that this list only includes albums I have reviewed so obviously I don’t include any male artists.

This list includes links to my original album reviews, rather than risk repeating myself. Happy new year and thanks for reading!

15.Emily Scott Robinson – American Siren

14.Dori Freeman – Ten Thousand Roses

13.Carly Pearce – 29 (Written in Stone)

12.Yola – Stand For Myself

11.Kacey Musgraves – Star-Crossed

10.Morgan Wade – Reckless

9.Aimee Mann – Queens of the Summer Hotel

8.Allison Russell – Outside Child

7.Adia Victoria – A Southern Gothic

6.Margo Cilker – Pohorylle

5.Valerie June – Why the Bright Stars Glow

4.Brandi Carlile – In These Silent Days

3.Pearl Charles – Magic Mirror

2.Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert, Jon Randall – The Marfa Tapes

1.Sierra Ferrell – Long Time Coming

Here is a link to a song from each album (different choices than my fav songs playlist)!

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  1. Wow – 1,2,5,6,7,8,9,14,15 are on my list too. Thank you for your always exciting reviews, it is a pleasure to read them every time. Have a good year! Best wishes, Martin

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