Win our top 5 albums of 2019 on vinyl by answering this simple question


Last week we shared our top 40 albums of 2019 list.

The top five were as follows:

5. Richard Dawson – 2020
4. Purple Mountains – Purple Mountains
3. Little Simz – GREY Area
2. Aldous Harding – Designer
1. FKA twigs – Magdalene

Thanks to the generosity of the record labels who’ve released those albums we’re giving one reader the chance to bag copies of all of them on vinyl.

Here’s what you need to do.

Create a new email to, put ALBUMS 2019 in the subject line and send us your name, where you’re from, and if you give us permission to put you on our newsletter list (a simple YES or NO – we send info when we release new magazines, podcasts, stuff like that). Also, include the answer to the following question:

What was the title of FKA twigs’ Mercury Prize nominated debut album?

a) LP1
b) LP5
c) LP9

The competition closes midnight on Wednesday 18 December, and we’ll contact the winner soon after. Good luck to all!

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