TRANSISTOR’S 85 BESTSELLING RECORDS OF 2015

The numbers in brackets indicate 2014’s position.  
[-] indicates a newcomer to the list.   


1. Postal Service “Give Up” [15]
 2. Father John Misty “I Love You Honeybear” (2015) 
 3. Gorillaz “Plastic Beach” [13] 
 4. Taylor Swift “1989” [-]
 5. XX “XX” [1]
 6. Adele “25” (2015) 
 7. Daft Punk “Discovery” [39]
 8. The Shins “Chutes Too Narrow” [-]
 9. Radiohead “In Rainbows” [44]
10. RJD2 “Deadringer” [90]
11. John Coltrane “A Love Supreme” [69]
12. Kendrick Lamar “Good Kid MAAD City” [28]
13. MGMT “Oracular Spectacular” [-] 
14. Sufjan Stevens “Carrie and Lowell” (2015)  
15. Hozier “Hozier” [-] 
16. Fleet Foxes “Fleet Foxes” [6]
17. Purity Ring “Another Eternity” (2015) 
18. D'Angelo “Black Messiah” [-]
19. War on Drugs “Lost in the Dream” [33]
20. Mumford and Sons “Sigh No More” [42]
21. Ratatat “Classics” [-]
22. The Beach Boys “Pet Sounds” [11] 
23. Beach House “Teen Dream” [-]
24. Wilco “Yankee Hotel Foxtrot” [95]
25. Grimes “Visions” [8]
26. Alabama Shakes “Boys and Girls” [34]
27. Mumford and Sons “Wilder Mind” (2015)
28. Justin Timberlake “Futuresex” [-]
29. Band of Horses “Everything All the Time” [-]
30. Kanye West “My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy” [64]
31. “Guardians of the Galaxy” original soundtrack [-] 
32. The Strokes “Is This It?” [61]
33. Florence and the Machine “How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful” (2015)
34. Run the Jewels “Run the Jewels 2” [-]
35. Daft Punk “Random Access Memories” [-]
36. Queens of the Stone Age “Like Clockwork” [-]
37. Washed Out “Within and Without” [-]
38. Gil Scott Heron and Jamie XX “We’re New Here” [-]
39. Chet Faker “Built on Glass” [-]
40. Vance Joy “Dream Your Life Away” [-]
41. Smashing Pumpkins “Siamese Dream” [-]
42. Adele “21” [-]
43. Miles Davis “Kind of Blue” [18]  
44. The Beatles “Abbey Road” [65]
45. Al Green “Greatest Hits” [76]
46. FKA Twigs “LP1” [-]
47. Vampire Weekend “Modern Vampires of the City” [20]
48. Gorillaz “Gorillaz” [75]
49. Tame Impala “Currents” (2015)
50. Alt-J “An Awesome Wave” [49]
51. James Blake “James Blake” [23]
52. 1975 “1975” [-]
53. Outkast “Aquemini” [-]
54. Queens of the Stone Age “Queens of the Stone Age” [-]
55. Sufjan Stevens “Illinois” [116]
56. Smashing Pumpkins “Gish” [-]
57. DARKSIDE “Psychic” [-]
58. Arcade Fire “Funeral” [-]
59. The Black Keys “El Camino” [-]
60. Alt-J “This Is All Yours” [-]
61. Lord Huron “Strange Trails” (2015)
62. The Beatles “Revolver” [-]
63. The Arctic Monkeys “AM”  [5] 
64. Jack White “Lazaretto” [47]
65. Danny Brown “Old” [-]
66. Beach House “Depression Cherry” (2015)
67. Danny Brown “XXX” [-]
68. “Darjeeling Limited” original soundtrack (2015)
69. Kanye West “College Dropout” [-]
70. Wolf Parade “Apologies to the Queen Mary” [48]
71. Drake “Take Care” [74]
72. Radiohead “OK Computer” [-]
73. Alabama Shakes “Sound and Color” (2015)
74. Chvrches “Bones of What You Believe” [53]
75. Phoenix “Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix” [-] 
76. Cocteau Twins “Heaven or Las Vegas” [-]
77. LCD Soundsystem “LCD Soundsystem” [108]
78. Jamie XX “In Colour” (2015) 
79. Lana Del Rey “Ultraviolence” [-]
80. Titus Andronicus “The Monitor” [-]
81. Future Islands “Singles” [3]
82. The National “High Violet” [9]
83. Nirvana “Bleach” [-]
84. Iron and Wine “Our Endless Numbered Days” [78]
85. The Head and the Heart “The Head and the Heart” [77]


See 2014's list.