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Amazon Editors’ Top 50 Albums Of 2010 (So Far)

After we posted the NPR Listeners’ Top 50 Albums Of 2010 (So Far), you were clearly left wondering what Amazon’s Neko Case-loving editors would have to say on the same topic. Look no further, this is happening.

50 Mono – Holy Ground: NYC Live
49 Joe Bonamassa – Black Rock
48 Kings Go Forth – The Outsiders Are Back
47 Stacey Kent – Raconte-moi
46 Slow Club – Yeah So
45 Holly Golightly – Medicine County
44 Gil Scott Heron – I’m New Here
43 Lindstrom & Christabelle – Real Life Is No Cool
42 Josh Rouse – El Turista
41 Phantogram – Eyelid Movies
40 Toro Y Moi – Causers Of This
39 Johnny Cash – American VI: Ain’t No Grave
38 Caribou – Swim
37 Sade – Soldier Of Love
36 Dorias Bracca – Handsome Melting Point EP
35 Wild Nothing – Gemini
34 Rachid Taha – Bonjour
33 The Hold Steady – Heaven is Whenever
32 Karen Elson – The Ghost Who Walks
31 Stone Temple Pilots – Stone Temple Pilots
30 Bettye LaVette – Interpretations
29 Yeasayer – Odd Blood
28 Carolina Chocolate Drops – Genuine Negro Jig
27 Corinne Bailey Rae – The Sea
26 Lightspeed Champion – Life Is Sweet! Nice to Meet You
25 Broken Bells – Broken Bells
24 Jaheim – Another Round
23 Erykah Badu – New Amerykah Part Two: Return of the Ankh
22 David Cross – Bigger and Blackerer
21 Gotan Project – Tango 3.0
20 Nathaniel Rateliff – In Memory of Loss
19 Audra Mae – The Happiest Lamb
18 The Bird and the Bee – Interpreting the Masters: a Tribe to Hall and Oates
17 Goldfrapp – Head First
16 Charlotte Gainsbourg – IRM
15 jj – jj no 3
14 The National – High Violet
13 Tracey Thorn – Love and Its Opposite
12 Gorillaz – Plastic Beach
11 Miles Kurosky – The Desert of Shallow Effects
10 VV Brown – Travelling Like Light
09 Surfer Blood – Astro Coast
08 Janelle Monae – The ArchAndroid
07 The Drums – The Drums
06 Little Boots – Hands
05 The Dead Weather – Sea of Cowards
04 Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti – Before Today
03 Christian Scott – Yesterday You Said Tomorrow
02 Avi Buffalo – Avi Buffalo
01 LCD Soundsystem – This Is Happening

It strikes me as poignant that Stone Temple Pilots beat out Hold Steady. Get the list’s overall context (and buy links!) at amazon.com.