Vinyl devotees always hunt for the hottest and best new albums to add to and build up their collections. From classic rock fans, reggae rastas to reto-crazy hipsters, there’s something here for everyone.
The following fantastic albums are sure to please. These offer amazing sounds, soulful lyrics and smooth melodies that either take you down a nostalgic path or connect you to whole of human experience. All these made the top 100 across the globe in 2020.
Even though Harry Styles began his career in 2010, his music has made waves throughout the world. Fine Line, released in 2019 landed in the top 10 of the 2020 Billboard charts, nominated best album of the year for the 2020 Brit Awards and won Best Pop Vocal Album at this year’s Grammys.
No vinyl collection would be complete without Legend: The Best of Bob Marley and the Wailers. It contains every great song they ever composed. The album topped the most sold albums of 2020, reaching number six on Billboard and hitting number 48 on other global charts.
Tracks such as “No Woman No cry,” “Jammin’” and “Redemption Song” are timeless classics. They not only remind older folks of the better days from yesteryear, but also introduce new generations to the foundations of great music. It has the potential to unite people under a common banner of love and rebellion.
Abbey Road by the Beatles is a tour de force for fans young at heart. “Come Together” and “Here Comes the Sun” are anything but plain and boring because this album is bound to get you bouncing. Whether alone or enjoying it in company with others, you’ll be tapping your foot and having your own karaoke night.
Don’t Smile at Me
Billie Eilish Dont Smile at Me vinyl LP is a must-have for any modern pop fanatic and has become quite the cult classic since its release in 2017. This album cleared the top 10 on Billboard charts in 2020 because of fabulous sleeper favorites like “Copycat,” “Ocean Eyes” and “Bellyache.”
Back to Black
Amy Winehouse left behind a beautiful music legacy that tops charts to this day. Since its release in 2007, Back to Black hasn’t left the top 100 in over 14 years. “You Know I’m No Good” and “Rehab” are only two songs reflecting Amy’s talent and life experience that makes this album one of the best in the 21st century.
Although this album came out in 1977, Rumours still a widespread favorite. You can’t go wrong with Mick, Stevie, Lindsay and Christine. Their hottest singles from this album have been and will always be “Dreams,” “The Chain” and “Gold Dust Woman.”
Of course, there are many other great albums that made hits worldwide. But these are the most prized, purchased and sought after. Whether you’re music flavor is classic rock or you prefer more modern pop, there’s a vinyl treasure waiting for your discovery.