Some albums demand to be listened to

December 17, 2014 4:42 PM

17 0

Critics don't intentionally include titles that are meant to anger/mystify/upset readers. (Why not this? Why that? How could you leave this off?) And, if the process is pure, the list should be influenced by a singular consciousness - the singers and songs and albums that you couldn't, and didn't, want to stop listening to this year.

My personal tastes have, for the most part, veered toward strong melodies and pop-fueled emotion. But I grew up surrounded by everything from disco and R&B to Tejano, country and classic rock. My favorite albums of the year, then, run the gamut from pop superstars to R&B upstarts to distinctly Texas...

Read more

To category page