2017 has been a bumper year for great new music, which has made it difficult for me to compile a definitive list, the order of which changes every day. Except my number one album Wallflower by Jordan Rakei. That one isn’t going to change.

Here goes:

1. Wallflower by Jordan Rakei

2. White Knight by Todd Rundgren

3. Sky Trails by David Crosby

4. Wide Open by Michael McDonald

5. Chronology by Chronixx

6. Ti Amo by Phoenix

7. Prisoner by Ryan Adams

8. American Dream by LCD Soundsystem

9. Every Valley by Public Service Broadcasting

10. Painted Ruins by Grizzly Bear

11. Villains by Queens of the Stone Age

12. Adios Senor Pussycat by Michael Head and the Red Elastic Band

13. Power of Peace by the Isley Brothers and Santana

14. A Deeper Understanding by the War on Drugs

15. Sacred Hearts Club by Foster the People