Top 10 Albums of 2018: WNRN Show Picks

Thanks to everyone who voted for their favorite albums of 2018! You can see where your picks landed on our countdown here.

The hosts of some of your favorite WNRN speciality shows joined in on the fun, too. Check out their top releases of the year below. 

Steve Hamilton, Host of Fresh Roots, New Blues

  • Top Overall Albums of 2018
  1. Shemekia Copeland – America’s Child
  2. Father John Misty – God’s Favorite Customer
  3. The Teskey Brothers – Half Mile Harvest
  4. Queens Of The Stone Age – Villains
  5. Courtney Barnett – Tell Me How You Really Feel
  6. The War & Treaty – Healing Tide
  7. Boxed In
  8. Ural Thomas & The Pain – The Right Time
  9. Charles Bradley – Black Velvet
  10. Tom Petty – An American Treasure

Bob Mosolgo, Host of Country Feedback

  • Top Alt-Country Albums of 2018:
  1. John Prine – Tree of Forgiveness
  2. Dave Alvin and Jimmie Dale Gilmore – Downey to Lubbock
  3. Various – King of the Road – A Tribute to Roger Miller
  4. Willie Nelson – Last Man Standing
  5. Joshua Hedley – Mr. Jukebox
  6. Ashley Monroe – Sparrow
  7. Robbie Fulks and Linda Gail Lewis – Wild! Wild! Wild!
  8. Blackberry Smoke – Find A Light
  9. Eric Church – A Desperate Man
  10. Sarah Shook and The Disarmers – Years
  • Top Overall Albums of 2018
  1. Father John Misty – God’s Favorite Customer
  2. Nathaniel Rateliff and The Night Sweats – Tearing at the Seams
  3. Parquet Courts – Wide Awake
  4. Elvis Costello – Look Now
  5. Leon Bridges – Good Thing
  6. Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – Hope Downs
  7. River Whyless – Kindness, A Rebel
  8. Hop Along – Bark Your Head Off, Dog
  9. Neko Case – Hell-On
  10. Richard Ashcroft – Natural Rebel

 

Desiré Moses, Host of New Rock Now

  • Top Overall Albums of 2018
  1. Courtney Barnett – Tell Me How You Really Feel
  2. Hop Along – Bark Your Head Off, Dog
  3.  boygenius – boygenius EP
  4. Soccer Mommy – Clean
  5. Mitski – Be The Cowboy
  6. Snail Mail – Lush
  7. Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – Hope Downs
  8. Middle Kids – Lost Friends
  9. Father John Misty – God’s Favorite Customer
  10. Neko Case – Hell-On