The Edge’s Top 10 Albums of 2014: #4

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Ben Howard – I Forget Where We Were

Released October 20th 2014, Island Records.

British singer-songwriter Ben Howard returned in 2014 with his second album, I Forget Where We Were. The album topped the UK charts, and received almost universal positive reviews. Following on from his Mercury Prize nominated debut, Every Kingdom, this was the follow up fans have waited over three years for, and with a spot at number four in our countdown, it seems that it was worth the wait.

Statistics: 

  • 17% of contributors included the album in their top 10.
  • Of those, 40% of them included the album in their top 3.

“Just stunning. Ben Howard never fails to impress me, this is my go to chill album.”
– Anonymous, ranked the album #3.

“I Forget Where We Were was the perfect follow up record. Where Every Kingdom could drag and you could skip songs, Howard’s sophomore record was captivating, with each song drawing your attention. The stunning production and orchestration combined with Howard’s expert songwriting mean that this is one of the top records of the year.”
– Hannah Mylrea, Records Editor, ranked the album #3

Other accolades:

  • Reached #33 in the Amazon Bestsellers Rank – music.

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