In December 2017, our UK Music editor Jason Lewis undertook a massive undertaking... Sorting 2017's musical wheat from the chaff... In the end, he whittled his favorite records down to just 30 and that list is on this page. Additionally, you can listen to something from all of them on the outsideleft.com YouTube channel.
So now, here he goes again and what we wonder will 2018 bring? What glaring omissions will he make? What easily forgettable album will ultimately triumph? It's a December ordeal to add onto the pyre of all of the other end of year ordeals... It starts next week and won't be over until the resultant podcast has been played countless times... Watch this, and other spaces... And watch for other equally difficult holiday fare too. Outsideleft's pre-resolution resolution, we'll help you through it!
Last Years' List
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