Read the full top 50 including Todd Terje and Liars
Andy Morris

12:45 14th November 2014

Rough Trade have announced their top 100 albums of 2014, led by Temples' debut Sun Structures.

The album, released back in February on Heavenly Recordings, drew widespread praise for its contemporary take on 1960s psychelia. At time of release, Gigwise described the album as "largely flawless" and "as strong a collection of guitar-based singles as you are likely to hear in 2014. 

 Listen to Temples 'Sun Structures' on Rdio.com below

 

The rest of Rough Trade's top 50 makes for intriguing reading, including everything from the slinky alt-pop of Todd Terje to Liars' ramshackle rock in the top ten. In other talking points, it's great to see Caribou so high (particularly after his astonishing Rough Trade mix) and we're delighted to see The War On Drugs beat Sun Kil Moon. 

Read the top 50 below.

1 Temples -  Sun Structures
2. The War On Drugs - Lost In The Dream
3. Todd Terje - It's Album Time
4. Metronomy - Love Letters
5. Little Dragon - Nabuma Rubberband
6. Angel Olsen - Burn Your Fire For No Witness
7. Liars - Mess
8. Millie and Andrea - Drop The Vowels
9. The Delines - Colfax
10. Sun Kil Moon - Benji
11. Total Control - Typical System
12. Caribou - Our Love
13. Goat - Commune
14. Wildest Dreams - Wildest Dreams
15. Alvvays - Alvvays
16. Royal Blood - Royal Blood
17. Honeyblood - Honeyblood
18. Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings - Give The People What They Want
19. Ty Segall - Manipulator
20. Jack White - Lazaretto
21. Mac Demarco - Salad Days
22. Neneh Cherry - Blank Project
23. Warpaint - Warpaint
24. Tom The Lion - Sleep
25. Freddie Gibbs and Madlib - Pinata
26. Arca - Xen
27. Avi Buffalo - At Best Cuckold
28. Ultimate Painting - Ultimate Painting
29. Jungle - Jungle
30. The Wytches - Annabel Dream Reader
31. Hookworms - The Hum
32. Benjamin Booker - Benjamin Booker
33. Future Islands - Singles
34. The Amazing Snakeheads - Amphetamine Ballads
35. Aphex Twin - Syro
36. Swans - To Be Kind
37. FKA Twigs - LP1
38. Sleaford Mods - Divide and Exit
39. Sturgill Simpson - Metamordern Sounds In Country Music
40. Sharon Van Ettern - Are We There
41. The Rails - Fair Warning
42. Allah-Las - Worship The Sun
43. Protomartyr - Under Colour Of Official Right
44. Beck - Morning Phase
45. Real Estate - Atlas
46. Parquet Courts - Sunbathing Animal
47. First Aid Kit - Stay Gold
48. We Are Shining - Kara
49. Gruff Rhys - American Interior
50. Eno and Hyde - Someday World

See the full 100 at Roughtrade.com

Temples recently announced new UK shows at the end of November and tour dates in early Decembe. Tickets are on sale now. For tickets and more information visit here.

NOVEMBER
29 Bristol Trinity Centre
30 Brighton Concorde 2

DECEMBER
01 Norwich Waterfront
03 London, The Forum
04 Sheffield Leadmill
06 Manchester The Ritz
08 Edinburgh Liquid Room
09 Aberdeen Lemon Tree

10 Glasgow The Arches
11 Newcastle Riverside
 

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