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6 Music Recommends: our Albums Of The Year Longlist 2016

9 December 2016

6 Music Recommends is once again bringing you our Albums Of The Year, as chosen by our expert presenters.

We'll be counting down the top 10 albums, as chosen by our DJs, every weekday from Monday 12th December. Tune into music news on Breakfast from 8.30am to hear what made the final cut.

For now here's a longlist of albums that are up for consideration; a snapshot of what we think is important this year.

1. Badbadnotgood - IV

Released: July 2016 - Innovative Leisure

2. David Bowie - ★

Released: January 2016 - Columbia

3. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds - Skeleton Tree

Released: September 2016 - Bad Seed

4. Michael Kiwanuka - Love & Hate

Released: July 2016, Interscope

5. Anchorsong - Ceremonial

Released: January 2016 - Tru Thoughts

6. Kate Tempest – Let Them Eat Chaos

Released: September 2016 - Fiction

7. Bon Iver - 22, A Million

Released: September 2016 - Jagjaguwar Records

8. Car Seat Headrest - Teens of Denial

Released: May 2016 - Matador

9. Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool

Released: May 2016 - XL

10. Thee Oh Sees – A Weird Exits

Released: August 2016 - Castle Face

Angel Olsen - My Woman

Released: September 2016 - Jagjaguwar Records

The Blind Shake - Celebrate Your Worth

Released: October 2016 - Goner

Diabel Cissokho - Tambacounda Express

Released: August 2016 - Kafou Music

DJ Shadow – The Mountain Will Fall

Released: June 2016 - Mass Appeal

The Goon Sax – Up To Anything

Released: March 2016 - Chapter Music

Glass Animals – How To Be A Human Being

Released: August 2016, Harvest Records

Iggy Pop – Post Pop Depression

Released: March 2016 - Loma Vista

Joan As Policewoman and Benjamin Lazar Davis – Let It Be You

Released: October 2016 - Reveal

Lack of Afro - Hello Baby

Released: April 2016 - LOA

The Lemon Twigs – Do Hollywood

Released: October 2016 - 4AD

Steve Mason – Meet The Humans

Released: February 2016 - Double Six

Parquet Courts – Human Performance

Released: April 2016 - Rough Trade

Quilt – Plaza

Released: February 2016 - Mexican Summer

Saul Williams - MartyrLoserKing

Released: January 2016 - Fader

Savages – Adore Life

Released: January 2016 - Matador

Simian Mobile Disco – Welcome To Sideways

Released: November 2016 - Delicacies

Skepta – Konnichiwa

Released: May 2016 - Boy Better Know

Slaves – Take Control

Released: September 2016 - EMI

Sunwatchers - (Self-Titled)

Released: March 2016 - Castle Face

Teleman – Brilliant Sanity

Released: April 2016 - Moshi Moshi