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BEST ALBUMS OF 2017 / SAVANNA

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I struggle to find words because the music is too important. It meant too much to describe in my words, in an underwhelming paragraph, in a messy blurb of sentences. Each album on this list shaped who I am, who I’ve become in 2017, and what Playlistplay has become.

It’s weird how music reaches us where we are. It’s tentacles intertwine with
our insecurities // our confidence
.
our joy // our depression
.
the sparkle of a new relationship // the ashes of an old one
.
the thrill of being high // how numb it feels to sink.

We can’t always explain why we feel how we do about a piece of music but all I can hope is that you, too, will get butterflies when you listen to these records.

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10. Japandroids,
Near To The Wild Heart Of Life

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09. Run The Jewels,
Run The Jewels 3

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08. David Bazan,
Care

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07. Angus and Julia Stone,
Snow

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06. Aaron Lee Martin,
Learned Behavior

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05. Temples,
Volcano

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04. The xx,
I See You

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03. Julien Baker,
Turn Out The Lights

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02. LANY,
LANY

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01. Sampha,
Process

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