Best Albums of 2018

Poptopia Parkway's Top 90.7 Platters Of 2018

Pt. I: 1-25

Thunderpussy : Thunderpussy : [Stardog / Republic]
Starcrawler : Starcrawler : [Rough Trade]
The Breeders : All Nerve : [4AD]
Courtney Barnett : Tell Me How You Really Feel : [Milk! / Marathon Artists]
Palmyra Delran & The Doppel Gang : Come Spy With Me : [Wicked Cool]

Albert Hammond, Jr. : Francis Trouble : [Red Bull]
Danny Goffey : Schtick : [Distiller]
Ty Segall & Freedom Band : Freedom's Goblin : [Drag City]
The Lemon Twigs : Go To School : [4AD]
Jack White : Boarding House Reach : [Third Man / Columbia]

Arthur Alexander : One Bar Left : [Dead Beat]
Sloan : 12 : [murderecords / Yep Roc]
Guided By Voices : Space Gun : [GBV, Inc.]
Matthew Sweet : Tomorrow's Daughter : [Honeycomb Hideout]
They Might Be Giants : I Like Fun : [Idlewild / Megaforce]

The Brian Jonestown Massacre : Something Else : [‘a’ Records / Cargo]
Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever : Hope Downs : [Ivy League / Sub Pop]
The Goon Sax : We're Not Talking : [Wichita Recordings]
The Chills : Snow Bound : [Fire]
White Denim : Performance : [City Slang]

Caper Clowns : A Salty Taste To The Lake : [Gateway Music]
Gilbert O’Sullivan : Gilbert O’Sullivan : [Grand Upright Music / BMG]
Father John Misty : God's Favorite Customer : [Sub Pop]
Roger Daltrey : As Long As I Have You : [Polydor]
Paul McCartney : Egypt Station : [Capitol]

 
Pt. II: 26-58

MGMT : Little Dark Age : [Columbia]
David Byrne : American Utopia : [Todomundo! / Nonesuch]
Yo La Tengo : There’s A Riot Going On : [Matador]
Superchunk : What A Time To Be Alive : [Merge]
Mudhoney : Digital Garbage : [Sub Pop]

Johnny Marr : Call The Comet : [Sire / Warner Bros.]
Paul Weller : True Meanings : [Parlophone / Warner Bros.]
Gaz Coombes : World’s Strongest Man : [Hot Fruit Recordings / Caroline]
Nine Inch Nails : Bad Witch : [The Null Corporation / Capitol]
The Voidz : Virtue : [Cult / RCA]

Parquet Courts : Wide Awaaaaake! : [Rough Trade]
Ash : Islands : [Infectious Recordings / BMG]
Arctic Monkeys : Tranquility Base Hotel And Casino : [Domino]
Franz Ferdinand : Always Ascending : [Domino]
Death Cab For Cutie : Thank You For Today : [Barsuk / Atlantic]

Kurt Vile : Bottle It In : [Matador]
Steven Page : Heal Thyself, Pt. 2: Discipline : [Fresh Baked Goods / Warner Music Canada]
Ezra Furman : Transangelic Exodus : [Bella Union]
The Decemberists : I’ll Be Your Girl : [Capitol]
Fanny Walked The Earth : Fanny Walked The Earth : [Blue Élan]

The Pop Cycle : Where The Action Is : [Sound Vision NW]
Paul Collins : Out Of My Head : [Alive Naturalsound]
Sam Phillips : World On Sticks : [Littlebox Recordings]
Elvis Costello & The Imposters : Look Now : [Concord]
Neil & Liam Finn : Lightsleeper : [Lester]

Rhett Miller : The Messenger : [ATO]
Jim James : Uniform Distortion : [ATO]
Jeff Tweedy : Warm : [dBpm]
The Jayhawks : Backroads And Abandoned Motels : [Legacy]
Ray Davies [f/ The Jayhawks] : Our Country: Americana Act II : [Legacy]

V/A : International Pop Overthrow, Vol. 21 : [Omnivore]
V/A : Dr. Demento Covered In Punk : [Demented Punk / Caf Muzeck]
Derek Smalls : Smalls Change (Meditations Upon Ageing) : [BMG]

 
Pt. III: 59-91

The Beatles : The Beatles (The White Album) [50th Anniversary Edition] : [Apple / Universal]
Badfinger : Badfinger [Expanded Edition] // Wish You Were Here [Expanded Edition] : [Warner Bros. / Real Gone Music]
Wings : Wild Life [Expanded Edition] // Paul McCartney & Wings : Red Rose Speedway [Expanded Edition] : [Capitol / Universal]
John Lennon : Imagine [The Ultimate Mixes] : [Apple / Universal]
The Residents : Meet The Residents! [pREServed Edition] // The Third Reich 'N' Roll [pREServed Edition] : [New Ralph Too / The Cryptic Corporation / Cherry Red]

The Kinks : The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society [50th Anniversary Edition] : [Pye / Reprise / Sanctuary]
Denny Doherty : Of All The Things: The Complete ABC / Dunhill Masters : [Dunhill / ABC / Real Gone Music]
Bobby Darin : Go Ahead And Back Up: The Lost Motown Masters : [Motown / Second Disc / Real Gone Music]
Jackie DeShannon : Stone Cold Soul: The Complete Capitol Recordings : [Capitol / Real Gone Music]
The Choir : Artifact: The Unreleased Album : [Omnivore]

Bram Tchaikovsky : Strange Men, Changed Men: The Complete Recordings {1978 - 1981} : [Radar / Polydor / Cherry Red]
The Posies : Dear 23 [Expanded Edition] // Frosting On The Beater [Expanded Edition] // Amazing Disgrace [Expanded Edition] : [DGC / Omnivore]
Redd Kross : Teen Babes From Monsanto [Versión Especial] // Hot Issue: New Digs And Old Finds : [Redd Kross Fashion / Merge]
The Pandoras : Stop Pretending [Expanded Edition] : [Rhino / Wounded Bird]
Joan Jett : Bad Reputation [Soundtrack] : [Blackheart / Legacy]

Wire : Pink Flag [Expanded Edition] // Chairs Missing [Expanded Edition] // 154 [Expanded Edition] : [Harvest / Pink Flag]
Roxy Music : Roxy Music [Expanded Edition] : [Virgin / Universal]
Liz Phair : Exile In Guyville: From Girly-Sound To Guyville : [Matador]
The Flaming Lips : Greatest Hits, Vol. 1 [Deluxe Edition] : [Lovely Sorts Of Death / Warner Bros.]
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band : Trout Mask Replica : [Straight / Bizarre / Reprise / Third Man]

Tom Petty : An American Treasure : [Reprise]
Joe Strummer : 001 : [Ignition]
R.E.M. : R.E.M. At The BBC : [Craft Recordings]
Gary Louris : Vagabonds [2-LP Edition] : [Rykodisc / Run Out Groove]
Prince : Piano And A Microphone 1983 : [NPG / Warner Bros.]

Crowded House : Crowded House [Expanded Edition] : [Capitol / Universal]
The Smithereens : The Smithereens Cover Tunes Collection : [Sunset Blvd.]
Pat DiNizio : This Is Pat DiNizio [Expanded Edition] : [Fuel 2000 / Sunset Blvd.]
Lindsey Buckingham : Solo Anthology: The Best Of Lindsey Buckingham [Deluxe Edition] : [Rhino]
Electric Light Orchestra : Secret Messages [2-LP Edition] : [Jet / Epic / Legacy]

Cheap Trick : The Epic Archive, Vol. 2 {1980 - 1983} : [Epic / Real Gone Music]
Flamin’ Groovies : Grease: The Complete Skydog Singles Collection [2-LP Edition] : [Jungle]
Neil Young : Roxy: Tonight’s The Night Live : [Reprise]

 
P.S. I Love You

Thunderpussy : Greatest +!+$ [EP] : [Stardog / Republic]
Genital Panic : Pussygrabber [EP] : [Genital Panic]
The Pandoras : Hey! It’s The Pandoras [EP] : [Burger]
Underworld & Iggy Pop : Teatime Dub Encounters [EP] : [Caroline International]
Ride : Tomorrow’s Shore [EP] : [Wichita Recordings]
Nick Lowe : Tokyo Bay / Crying Inside [2x7”] : [Yep Roc]
Sleaford Mods : Sleaford Mods [EP] : [Rough Trade]
Belle & Sebastian : How To Solve Our Human Problems [Part I-III] [EP] : [Matador]
V/A : Universal Love: Wedding Songs Reimagined [EP] : [Legacy]

The Monkees : Christmas Party : [Rhino]
Old 97s : Love The Holidays : [ATO]
Mike Love : Reason For The Season : [Meleco / BMG]
William Shatner : Shatner Claus: The Christmas Album : [Cleopatra]