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OK, FINALLY, my 2015 lists are complete...Best Of, Worst Of, EPs & Reissues...some of you might be on it..RickEberle ,Danielle Parente ...talking to you!! ;) 

125- CARAVAN PALACE: “Monster” (Café de la Danse/Le Plan Recordings)
124- JUSTIN BIEBER: “Purpose” (Schoolboy/Def Jam/UMG)
123- TOTO: “XIV” (Frontiers/UMG)
122- EUROPE: “War Of Kings” (Hell & Back Records/UDR Germany)
121- ELLE KING: “Love Stuff” (RCA/Sony)
120- BUTCH WALKER: “Afraid Of Ghosts” (Dangerbird)
119- RINGO STARR: “Postcards From Paradise” (UMe/UMG)
118- JOE ELY: “Panhandle Rambler” (Rack ‘em Records)
117- JAMES BAY: “Chaos And The Calm” (Republic/UMG)
116- BRIAN WILSON: “No Pier Pressure” (Brimel-Capitol/UMG)
115- RYAN ADAMS: “1989” (Pax Am-Blue Note/UMG)
114- LENKA: “The Bright Side” (Hickory/RED/Sony)
113- FOALS: “What Went Down” (Transgressive-Warner Bros/WMG)
112- KIP MOORE: “Wild Ones” (MCA Nashville/Mercury/UMG)
111- OH LAND: “Earth Sick” (Self-Released/Crowd Funded)
110- WADE BOWEN/RANDY ROGERS: “Hold My Beer: Vol 1” (Lil Buddy Toons)
109- BOOTS: “Aquaria” (Columbia/Sony)
108- JEWEL: “Picking Up The Pieces” (Sugar Hill/Welk/Concord/UMG)
107- STONEY LaRUE: “Us Time” (eOne)
106- FFS (Franz Ferdinand Sparks): “FFS” (Domino)
105- BRYAN ADAMS: “Get Up” (Badman-UMe/UMG)
104- FAILURE: “The Heart Is A Monster” (Failure Records)
103- LIANNE LA HAVAS: “Blood” (Nonesuch/Warner Bros/WMG)
102- CHRIS JANSON: “Buy Me A Boat” (Warner Bros/WMG)
101- THE POLLIES: “Not Here” (Single Lock-Thirty Tigers/RED/Sony)
100- THE ARCS: “Yours, Dreamily” (Nonesuch/Warner Bros/WMG)
99- CAGE THE ELEPHANT: “Tell Me I’m Pretty” (RCA/Sony)
98- KENDRICK LAMAR: “To Pimp A Butterfly”(TDE/Aftermath/Interscope/UMG)
97- DIPLO PROJECTS: JACK Ü: “Skrillex& Diplo Present Jack Ü” (Mad Decent-Owsla/Atlantic/WMG) & MAJOR LAZER: “Peace Is The Mission” (Mad Decent)
96- SUFJAN STEVENS: “Carrie & Lowell” (Asthmatic Kitty)
95- THE VAMPS: “Wake Up” (Virgin/EMI/Island/Republic/UMG)
94- GRACE POTTER: “Midnight” (Ragged Company Records-Hollywood/UMG)
93- ONE DIRECTION: “Made In The A.M.” (Syco/Columbia/Sony)
92- SELENA GOMEZ: “Revival” (Interscope/UMG)
91- EMILIE & OGDEN: “10 000” (Secret City)
90- SECRET SOMEONES: “Secret Someones” (Cherrytree/Interscope/UMG)
89- DEMI LOVATO: “Confident”(Safehouse/Hollywood/Island/Republic/UMG)
88- BILLY GIBBONS & THE BFG’s: “Perfectamundo” (Concord/UMG)
87- DEF LEPPARD: “Def Leppard” (Bludgeon Riffola-Mailboat)
86- TORI KELLY: “Unbreakable Smile” (Schoolboy/Capitol/UMG)
85- ZELLA DAY: “Kicker” (Pinetop-Hollywood/UMG)
84- JOANNA NEWSOM: “Divers” (Drag City)
83- BRIGITTE: “A Bouche Que Veux-tu” (SPPF/Columbia/Sony France-The End)
82- LINDI ORTEGA: “Faded Gloryville” (Last Gang)
81- WILCO: “Star Wars” (dBpm-Anti/Epitaph)
80- JANET JACKSON: “Unbreakable” (Rhythm Nation-BMG Rights Management)
79- CAM: “Untamed” (Arista/RCA/Sony)
78- DARLENE LOVE: “Introducing Darlene Love” (Wicked Cool-Columbia/Sony)
77- MOON TAXI: “Daybreaker” (12th South Records-BMG Rights Management)
76- JULIA HOLTER: “Have You In My Wilderness” (Domino)
75- FAITH NO MORE: “Sol Invictus” (Ipecac/RED/Sony)
74- BULLY: “Feels Like” (Star Time Int’l/Columbia/Sony)
73- DENAI MOORE: “Elsewhere” (Because/Warner International/WMG)
72- MIGUEL: “Wildheart” (RCA/Sony)
71- MEG MEYERS: “Sorry” ([Good]Crook-Atlantic/WMG)
70- MEGHAN TRAINOR: “Title” (Epic/Sony)
69- PRINCE: “HITNRUN Phase One & Two” (NPG-Tidal/Roc Nation/UMG)
68- 5 SECONDS OF SUMMER: “Sounds Good, Feels Good” (Hi Or Hey/Capitol/ UMG)
67- NOEL GALLAGHER’S HIGH-FLYING BIRDS: “Chasing Yesterday” (Sour Mash)
66- SUSANNE SUNDFØR: “Ten Love Songs” (Sonnet-Kobalt)
65- NEIL YOUNG & PROMISE OF THE REAL: “The Monsanto Years” (Reprise/ Warner Bros/WMG)
64- BLACKBERRY SMOKE: “Holding All The Roses” (Rounder/UMG)
63- JESS GLYNNE: “I Cry When I Laugh” (Atlantic/WMG)
62- SLEATER KINNEY: “No Cities To Love” (Sub Pop/ADA/WMG)
61- JAMIE XX: “In Colour” (Young Turks/Beggars Group)
60- GEMS: “Kill The One You Love” (Carpark)
59- BEACH HOUSE: “Depression Cherry/Thank Your Lucky Stars” (Sub Pop/ADA/ WMG)
58- BJORK: “Vulnicura” (One Little Indian)
57- JASON BOLAND AND THE STRAGGLERS: “Squelch” (Proud Souls Ent-Thirty Tigers/RED/Sony)
56- ROD STEWART: “Another Country” (Capitol/UMG)
55- YEARS & YEARS: “Communion” (Polydor/Interscope/UMG)
54- PUBLIC IMAGE LTD: “What The World Needs Now…” (PIL Official-Redeye)
53- ASH: “Kablammo!!” (earMusic/Edel AG)
52- IVY LEVAN: “No Good” (Cherrytree/Interscope/UMG)
51- CHINA CRISIS: “Autumn In The Neighbourhood” (Self-Released/Kickstarter)
50- MILEY CYRUS/THE FLAMING LIPS/ETC: “Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz” (Smiley Miley-Lovely Sorts Of Death)
49- LANA DEL REY: “Honeymoon” (Polydor/Interscope/UMG)
48- TROYE SIVAN: “Blue Neighbourhood” (EMI/Capitol/UMG)
47- TINA ARENA: “Eleven” (EMI/Capitol/UMG)
46- THE TURNPIKE TROUBADOURS: “The Turnpike Troubadours”(Bossier City- Thirty Tigers/RED/Sony)
45- OCEAN CAROLINA: “Maudlin Days” (Old Hand Record Company)
44- HALSEY: “Badlands” (Astralwerks/UMG)
43- SEAL: “7” (Warner Bros/WMG)
42- COLDPLAY: “A Head Full Of Dreams” (Parlophone/Atlantic/WMG)
41- SARAH CRACKNELL: “Red Kite” (Cherry Red)
40- DANIELLE PARENTE: “Dark Eyes”(Mytrell Records-Ingrooves/Fontana/UMG)
39- ASHLEY MONROE: “The Blade” (Warner Bros/WMG)
38- DWIGHT YOAKAM: “Second Hand Heart” (Reprise/Warner Bros/WMG)
37- MADONNA: “Rebel Heart” (Maverick/Boy Toy-Roc Nation/Interscope/UMG)
36- ELLIE GOULDING: “Delerium” (Polydor/Cherrytree/Interscope/UMG)
35- RÓISÍN MURPHY: “Hairless Toys” (PIAS Recordings)
34- CAR SEAT HEADREST: “Teens Of Style” (Matador/Beggars Group)
33- TOBIAS JESSO JR: “Goon” (True Panther Sounds/Matador/Beggars Group)
32- SAY LOU LOU: “Lucid Dreaming” (A Deux/Cosmos Music)
31- PAUL WELLER: “Saturn’s Pattern” (Parlophone/Warner Bros/WMG)
30- SIMPLY RED: “Big Love” (
29- SQUEEZE: “Cradle To The Grave” (Love-Virgin/EMI/Caroline/UMG)
28- JEFF LYNNE’S ELO: “Alone In The Universe” (Big Trilby-Columbia/Sony)
27- BEST COAST: “California Nights” (Harvest/Capitol/UMG)
26- BLUR: “The Magic Whip” (Parlophone/Warner Bros/WMG)
25- KACEY MUSGRAVES: “Pageant Material” (Mercury/UMG)
24- JASON ISBELL: “Something More Than Free” (Southeastern-Thirty Tigers/ RED/Sony)
23- ENYA: “Dark Sky Island” (Aigle-Warner Bros/WMG)
22- FLORENCE + THE MACHINE: “How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful” (Island/ Republic/UMG)
21- MYLÈNE FARMER: “Interstellaires” (Polydor/Cherrytree/Interscope/UMG)
20- DON HENLEY: “Cass County” (Capitol/UMG)
19- CARLY RAE JEPSEN: “E-Mo-Tion”(604-Schoolboy/Interscope/UMG)
18- CHRIS STAPLETON: “Traveller” (Mercury/UMG)
17- MARINA AND THE DIAMONDS: “Froot” (Elektra/Atlantic/MG)
16- ERIC CHURCH: “Mr Misunderstood” (EMI/Capitol/UMG)
15- BØRNS: “Dopamine” (Rezidual Records-Interscope/UMG)
14- MELANIE MARTINEZ: “Cry Baby” (Atlantic/WMG)
13- GABRIELLE APLIN: “Light Up The Dark” (Parlophone/Warner Bros/WMG)
12- THE WEEKND: “Beauty Behind The Madness” (XO/Republic/UMG)
11- GRIMES: “Art Angels” (4AD/Beggars Group)
10- PHASES: “For Life” (Warner Bros/WMG)
9- ADELE: “25” (XL-Columbia/Sony)
8- ADAM LAMBERT: “The Original High” (Warner Bros/WMG)
7- COURTNEY BARNETT: “Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit” (Milk Records-Mom + Pop/RED/Sony)
6- a-ha: “Cast In Steel” (We Love Music/Polydor/Interscope/UMG)
5- VERUCA SALT: “Ghost Notes” (El Camino/ADA/WMG)
4- BART CROW: “The Parade” (Beryn Art Records-Thirty Tigers/RED/Sony)
3- CHRISTINE AND THE QUEENS: “Christine And The Queens” (Because/Neon Gold/Atlantic/WMG)
2- NEW ORDER: “Music Complete” (Mute Artists/UMG)
THE #1 BEST ALBUM OF 2015 IIIISSSS- DURAN DURAN: “Paper Gods” (Warner Bros/WMG)

TOP EP’s OF 2015
10- DAYA: “Daya” (Z-Entertainment/Artbeatz/RED/Sony)
9- RACHEL PLATTEN: “Fight Song” (Columbia/Sony)
8- ANN WILSON: “The Ann Wilson Thing!! #1” (Rounder/UMG)
7- SHARON VAN ETTEN: “I Don’t Want To Let You Down” (Jagjaguwar)
6- FOO FIGHTERS: “Saint Cecelia” (Roswell/RCA/Sony)
5- (TIE) IRIDESENSE : “Thought Parade”/ STAGE: “EP” (Both self-released)
4- ROBYN & LA BAGATELLE MAGIQUE: “Love Is Free” (Konichiwa-Cherrytree/ Interscope/UMG)
3- RUMER: “Love Is The Answer” (Night Owl)
2- HEY VIOLET: “I Can Feel It” (5 Mode-Hi Or Hey/Capitol/UMG)
THE #1 EP OF 2015 IIIISSS: CLAIRITY: “Alienation/Sharks In The Swimming Pool” (Arthouse-Lava/ Republic/UMG)

10- CHRIS BROWN: “Royalty”/”Fan Of A Fan: The Album” (w/ Tyga) (RCA/Sony)
8- THE AIRBOURNE TOXIC EVENT: “Dope Machines” (Epic/Sony)
7- FALL OUT BOY: “American Beauty/American Psycho” (DCD2-Island/Republic/ UMG)
6- JAMIE FOXX: “Hollywood: A Story Of A Dozen Roses” (RCA/Sony)
5- SAINT ASONIA: “Saint Asonia” (RCA/Sony)
4- KID ROCK: “First Kiss” (Top Dog-Warner Bros/WMG)
3-ALABAMA SHAKES/THUNDERBITCH: “Sound &Colour”/”Thunderbitch” (ATO/RED/Sony)
2-THE VACCINES: “English Graffiti” (Columbia/Sony)
THE #1 MOST GODAWFUL RECORD OF 2015 IIISSS: NATE RUESS: “Grand Romantic” (Fuelled By Ramen/Atlantic/WMG)
50- EDITH PIAF: “Integrale 2015 Boxset” (Parlophone/Warner Bros/Rhino/WMG)
49- JOHNNY MATHIS: “The Singles” (Columbia/Legacy/Sony)
48- BLAKE SHELTON: “Reloaded: 20 #1’s” (Warner Bros/WMG)
47- THE JAM: “Fire And Skill: The Jam Live” (Polydor/Interscope/UMe/UMG)
46- RUMER: “B-sides & Rarities” (Night Owl-Atlantic/Rhino/WMG)
45- TOVE LO: “Queen Of The Clouds (Blueprint Edition)” (Island/Republic/UMG)
44- ELVIS PRESLEY: “If I Can Dream” (w/Royal Philharmonic, RCA/Legacy/Sony)
43- TRACEY THORN: “Solo: Songs & Collaborations 1982-2015” (Caroline/UMG)
42- THE DOOBIE BROTHERS: “The Warner Bros Years 1971-1983” (Warner Bros /Rhino/WMG)
41- AMERICA: “The Warner Bros Years 1971-1977” (Warner Bros/Rhino/WMG)
40- ALICE COOPER: “The Studio Albums 1969-1983” (Warner Bros/Rhino/WMG)
39- CHICAGO: “The Studio Albums Vol. 1 & 2” (Warner Bros/Rhino/WMG)
38- GOO GOO DOLLS: “A Boy Named Goo (20th Anniversary Edition)” (Metal Blade-Warner Bros/WMG)
37- SUPERGRASS: “I Should Coco (20th Anniversary Edition)” (Parlophone/Warner Bros/Rhino/WMG)
36- THE FLAMING LIPS: “Heady Nuggs: 20 Years After Clouds Taste Metallic 1994-1997” (Warner Bros/WMG)
35- THE FACES: “1970-1975: You Can Make Me Dance, Sing Or Anything” (Warner Bros/Rhino/WMG)
34- SIMPLE MINDS: “Once Upon A Time”/”Sparkle In The Rain” (Deluxe Editions) (Virgin/EMI/UMe/UMG)
33- CARLY SIMON: “Songs From The Trees (A Musical Memoir Collection)” (Elektra/Atlantic/Rhino/WMG)
32- ELVIS COSTELLO: “Unfaithful Music & Soundtrack Album” (UMe/UMG)
31- THE BEATLES: “1++” (Apple/Capitol/UMe/UMG)
30- THE ROLLING STONES: “Sticky Fingers” (Deluxe) (Rolling Stones/Polydor/ Capitol/UMe/UMG)
29- PAUL McCARTNEY: “Tug Of War”/”Pipes Of Peace” (Dlxs) (MPL-Hear Music/ Concord/UMG)
28- MILES DAVIS: “At Newport 1955-1975 (Bootleg Series #4)” (Columbia/Legacy/ Sony)//”The Last Word: The Warner Bros Years” (Warner Bros/Rhino/WMG)
27- TIE: PANTERA: “The Complete Studio Albums 1990-2000” (Atco/Atlantic/ Rhino/WMG) / SLAYER: “The Vinyl Conflict” (American/Republic/UMe/UMG)
26- AMY WINEHOUSE: “The Collection”/”Amy” (Island/Republic/UMe/UMG)
25- KURT COBAIN: “Montage Of Heck: The Home Recordings” (UMe/UMG)
24- LOU REED/VELVET UNDERGROUND: “The Sire Years: Complete Albums Box” (Sire/Warner Bros/Rhino/WMG) // “Loaded: Reloaded 45th Anniv. Edition” (Atlantic/Rhino/WMG) // “The Matrix Tapes” (Polydor/Interscope/UMe/ UMG)
23- BELINDA CARLISLE: “CD Singles 1986-2014” / “The Collection” (Demon)
22- HIM: “Lashes To Ashes, Lust To Dust: A Vinyl Retrospective ’96-‘03” (RCA/ Sony Finland-The End)
21- CHEAP TRICK: “The Epic Archive, Volumes 1, 2 & 3” (Epic/Legacy/Sony)
20- DAVID BOWIE: “Five Years (‘69-‘73)” (Parlophone/Warner Bros/Rhino/WMG)
19- FLEETWOOD MAC: “Tusk (Deluxe Box)” (Warner Bros/Rhino/WMG)
18- BANANARAMA: “In a Bunch: The CD Singles Box Set 1981-1993” (Demon)
17- MINISTRY: “Trax!! Box” (Wax Trax-Cleopatra)
16- V/A: “Still In A Dream: A Story Of Shoegaze 1988-1995” (Cherry Red)
15- STOCK AITKEN WATERMAN: “Say I’m Your Number One” (Edsel/Demon)
14- THEM/VAN MORRISON: “Complete Them 1964-1967” (Exile-Legacy/Sony) // Deluxe VM Cat Reissues (both Exile-Legacy/Sony & Warner Bros/Rhino/WMG)
13- T’PAU: “Bridge Of Spies (Remastered Expanded Edition)” (Virgin/Capitol/ UMe/UMG)
12- ALANIS MORISSETTE: “Jagged Little Pill (20th Anniversary Collectors Edition)” (Maverick/Warner Bros/Rhino/WMG)
11- BOB DYLAN: “The Cutting Edge 1965-1966: The Bootleg Series Volume 12 (Complete)” (Columbia/Legacy/Sony)
10- QUEEN: “Complete Studio” (Island/Hollywood/UMe/UMG)
9- JELLYFISH: “Bellybutton/Spilt Milk” (Expanded Remasters) (Virgin/Capitol/ UMe/UMG-Omnivore)
8- ROY ORBISON: “The MGM Years”/”One Of The Lonely Ones” (Roy’s Boys-UMe/UMG)
7- PRETENDERS: “ 1979-1999” (Warner Bros/Rhino/UMG-Edsel/Demon)
6- LUSH: “Chorus”/”Ciao!!” (Red Vinyl) (4AD/Beggars Group)
5- ROBIN GIBB: “Saved By The Bell: The Collected Works 1968-1970” (Reprise/ Warner Bros/Rhino/WMG)
4- BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN: “The Ties That Bind: The River Collection” (Columbia/ Legacy/Sony)
3- PAUL YOUNG: “Tomb Of Memories: The CBS Years (1982-1994)” (Columbia/ Legacy/Sony)
2- a-ha: “Hunting High & Low (30th Anniversary Box)”/”Stay On These Roads (Deluxe)” / “East Of The Sun, West Of The Moon (25th Anniversary Deluxe)” / ”Memorial Beach (Deluxe)” (Warner Bros/Rhino/WMG)
THE #1 BEST REISSUE OF 2015 IIIISSS: PER GESSLE/ROXETTE: “The Per Gessle Archives: A Lifetime Of Songwriting: Roxette/ Solo/ GylleneTider” (Cosmos Music) / “The Roxbox: A Collection Of Roxette’s Greatest Songs” (Roxette Recordings-Parlophone/Warner Bros/Rhino/WMG) would be cool...



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