’ve collected all the great singles from soon-to-be released albums that you need to hear. You might still be chewing on Twin Fantasy and Black Panther and In A Poem Unlimited like me, but you can at least be prepared for the next wave of albums.
“Wow!” you must be thinking, “A best albums of 2017 list! I thought they were all dead!” Well, surprise. It’s here. I actually started working on this in November, back when I was starry eyed and thought I could handle a top 50 albums list. But I was running into some issues – I thought about what to write about Alvvays’ Antisocialites for so long that a month went by without any progress. I ran into the same problem with Big Fish Theory and No Shape and Humanz and a dozen other albums I liked.
Pablo didn’t change the game. It changed Kanye West’s legacy.