Top Albums of 2023

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It is that time of year, and whilst it has been a  good 12 months of music, if not a vintage crop, for some reason 2023’s ‘Top Ten’ has been a bit of a challenge to decide upon. I have had to really ‘listen’ to the music to ‘hear’ it all properly, unlike some years where individual albums instantly hit …

Top Albums of 2022

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It is that time of year, and here is my list of albums of the year. As usual this is based on the number of times I have had them on repeat on Apple Music and in other formats, mainly vinyl, and a non-trivial amount of thinking about the music. Some of the choices might surprise you, and I am …