Best Music of 2023

Josh Larsen

Taylor Swift and Beyoncé weren't the only musical artists at work in 2023. Here is a complete list of our favorite songs and albums from the year, as chosen by Think Christian contributors and followers. The TC podcast team also discusses a handful of these artists on our Best Music of 2023 episode. You can find it via Apple, Spotify, and YouTube.

The Arcadian Wild, “Two Kinds”

Boygenius, The Record

Camilo and Diljit Dosanjh, “Palpita”

Jon Guerra, Ordinary Ways

Emily King, Special Occasion

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, PetroDragonic Apocalypse; or, Dawn of Eternal Night: An Annihilation of Planet Earth and the Beginning of Merciless Damnation

Victoria Monét, Jaguar II

The Mountain Goats, Jenny from Thebes

The National, First Two Pages of Frankenstein and Laugh Track

Nickel Creek, Celebrants

Oddisee, To What End

Paramore, This Is Why

The Porter’s Gate, Sanctuary Songs

Caroline Polachek, Desire, I Want to Turn Into You

Olivia Rodrigo, GUTS

Cleo Sol, Gold

Sufjan Stevens, Javelin


Wilco, Cousin

Topics: Music