Albums of the Year

A reflection of the past 12 months in music, informed by the discerning Rough Trade community made up of customers, artists, labels and staff. A combination of what has been most in demand over the counter and what has been lusted, loved and lauded over behind the scenes.
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Albums of the Year

UK Albums of the Year 2022

Through hundreds of outstanding albums to satiate our thirst for new music, we’ve learnt, grown, applauded and fallen in love all over again. Because a…

Albums of the Year

UK Albums of the Year 2021

We could write a lengthy, overly-gushy intro about how much music has meant to us this past year, but we'll leave that for the subtext. Goes…

Albums of the Year

Albums of the Year 2020

This year hasn’t been easy for the music community, or any community for that matter. However, it has certainly underlined the importance of music and…

Albums of the Year

Albums of the Year of the Decade

A rewarding spin down memory lane.As we reach the end of the 'Teenies' (?), we couldn't resist a look back at our Top 10 Albums of…

Albums of the Year

Albums of the Year 2019

Revealed! Rough Trade Albums of the Year for 2019!Discover our Top 10 below, alongside numerous special exclusive editions and releases. You can also browse the…