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Ferris O'Brien's 15 favorite albums of 2021

Zackery Michael / provided
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The Spy's Ferris O'Brien combs through hundreds of albums every year. Below are his 15 favorite albums of 2021.

15. Porter Robinson - nurture

14. Gold & Youth - Dream Baby

13. Magdalena Bay - Mercurial World

12. Working Men's Club - Working Men's Club

11. IDLES - Crawler

10. Foo Fighters - Medicine at Midnight

9. The War on Drugs - I Don’t Live Here Anymore

8. Dry Cleaning - New Long Leg

7. Baio - Dead Hand Control

6. Billie Eilish - Happier Than Ever

5. CHVRCHES - Screen Violence

4. Duran Duran - Future Past

3. Kacey Musgraves - Star-Crossed

2. St. Vincent - Daddy’s Home

1. Stranglers - Dark Matters

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Ferris O'Brien and The Spy joined KOSU in a content partnership in August 2012.
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