Best of 2018, Vol. VII: Music

While I don’t keep track of the records I listen to with nearly the same discipline or frequency as I do the films and television I watch, I love music, and listen to a lot of it, and my tastes are pretty diverse. My favorite albums of 2018 run the gamut from pop to rock, country and alternative, from Brandi Carlile to Troye Sivan to Mumford & Sons. Here are 15 of them: