This is a statistical index to the Village Voice Pazz & Jop music critics poll, generated in the process of its tabulation for the last few years.
 
Click any linked column-heading to sort a table by that column. Click any album or song for an artist profile, or any voter for a voter profile.
 
Some explanation of the various esoteric metrics:
Similarity is calculated for albums, songs and artists based on voter overlap, and for ballots and voters based on album+song+artist overlap. The ballot and voter scores are weighted by album/song/artist popularity.
Mumford & Sons
Ranks
2016 
2015#1412 of 2068
2014 
2013 
2012#106 of 2213
2011#548 of 2725
2010#47 of 2582
2009#1809 of 2591
2008 
Albums
AlbumYearRankPointsVotesEnthusiasmKvltosisHipnessMetalismMonolithityVitality
Mumford & Sons · Babel2012#11380613.3.604.938.006  
Ken Rayes · Leslie Berman · Matt Thomas · Nana Brew-Hammond · Richard Skanse · Vijith Assar
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.1482Alison Krauss & Union Station · Paper Airplane  (2011)
.1482Steve Earle · I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive  (2011)
.0992Of Monsters and Men · My Head Is an Animal  (2012)
.0992Paul McCartney · New  (2013)
.0713Jack White · Lazaretto  (2014)
.0632U2 · Songs of Innocence  (2014)
.0573Bob Dylan · Tempest  (2012)
.0473Jack White · Blunderbuss  (2012)
.0402Leonard Cohen · Live in London  (2009)
.0372Neil Young & Crazy Horse · Psychedelic Pill  (2012)
.0342Mumford & Sons · Sigh No More  (2010)
.0322U2 · No Line on the Horizon  (2009)
.0232Bruce Springsteen · Wrecking Ball  (2012)
.0222Spoon · Transference  (2010)
.0212The Decemberists · The King Is Dead  (2011)
Mumford & Sons · The Cave2011#821141      
Leslie Berman
Mumford & Sons · Sigh No More2010#50216239.2.640.710.013.669 
 2009#172351      
Allen St John · Bob Grossweiner · Bob Townsend · Caitlin Dewey · Corey Moss · Daniel Durchholz · Dave Herrera · David Peisner · Eric Broome · Gary Graff · Jeff Vrabel · Kelly Dearmore · Lee Zimmerman · Lindsey Holder · Lola Emanuelli · Matt Thomas · Mike Berick · Mike Greenhaus · Nick Duerden · Omar Kholeif · Rachel Leibrock · Randall Grass · Richard Skanse · Roy Trakin
Similar Albums
.1677Jason Isbell · Southeastern  (2013)
.1467The Decemberists · The King Is Dead  (2011)
.1437Jack White · Blunderbuss  (2012)
.1334Robert Plant · Lullaby and...The Ceaseless Roar  (2014)
.1333Rodney Crowell · Sex & Gasoline  (2008)
.1315U2 · No Line on the Horizon  (2009)
.1308Black Keys · El Camino  (2011)
.1235Robert Plant · Band of Joy  (2010)
.1235Rosanne Cash · The River & the Thread  (2014)
.1234Florence & the Machine · Lungs  (2009)
.1145Leonard Cohen · Old Ideas  (2012)
.1126Avett Brothers · I and Love and You  (2009)
.1085Alabama Shakes · Boys & Girls  (2012)
.1085Bob Dylan · Tempest  (2012)
.1053Laura Mvula · Sing to the Moon  (2013)
.1053Lori McKenna · The Bird & the Rifle  (2016)
.1034Levon Helm · Electric Dirt  (2009)
.1026Jamey Johnson · The Guitar Song  (2010)
.1003U2 · Songs of Innocence  (2014)
.0944Kings of Leon · Only by the Night  (2008)
Songs
SongYearRankVotesRemixSingularity
Mumford & Sons · "Believe"2015#46510 
Chris M. Junior
Mumford & Sons · "The Wolf"2015#46510 
Leland Rucker
Mumford & Sons · "I Will Wait"2012#15040 
Dave Gil de Rubio · Matt Thomas · Michael Gallucci · Roy Trakin
Similar Songs
.2672Bell X1 · "The Great Defector"  (2009)
.0952U2 · "Magnificent"  (2009)
.0672Passion Pit · "Take a Walk"  (2012)
.0643Alabama Shakes · "Hold On"  (2012)
.0542Broken Bells · "The High Road"  (2010)
.0512Ke$ha · "TiK ToK"  (2010)
.0512Miley Cyrus · "Party in the USA"  (2009)
.0402Katy Perry · "California Gurls"  (2010)
.0394Phoenix · "1901"  (2009)
.0332Psy · "Gangnam Style"  (2012)
.0302Eminem (ft. Rihanna) · "Love the Way You Lie"  (2010)
.0284Adele · "Rolling in the Deep"  (2011)
.0262Black Keys · "Lonely Boy"  (2011)
.0222Robin Thicke (ft. T.I. and Pharrell) · "Blurred Lines"  (2013)
.0212David Bowie · "Lazarus"  (2016)
.0212Taylor Swift · "You Belong With Me"  (2009)
.0202Adele · "Hello"  (2015)
Mumford & Sons · "Hopeless Wanderer"2012#44910 
Matt Thomas
Mumford & Sons · "Lover's Eyes"2012#44910 
Richard Skanse
Mumford & Sons · "Lover of the Light"2012#44910 
Chris Conaton
Mumford & Sons · "The Cave"2011#14640 
 2010#57710 
Bob Grossweiner · Buzz Morison · Chris Conaton · Evan Sawdey · Pete Freedman
Similar Songs
.0762J√≥nsi · "Go Do"  (2010)
.0702Bob Dylan · "Duquesne Whistle"  (2012)
.0702Maroon 5 (ft. Christina Aguilera) · "Moves Like Jagger"  (2011)
.0572Basement Jaxx · "Raindrops"  (2009)
.0572Surfer Blood · "Swim"  (2010)
.0532Macklemore & Ryan Lewis (ft. Mary Lambert) · "Same Love"  (2013)
.0312Black Keys · "Tighten Up"  (2010)
.0303Grizzly Bear · "Two Weeks"  (2009)
.0243Phoenix · "1901"  (2009)
.0235Cee Lo Green · "Fuck You!"  (2010)
Mumford & Sons · "Little Lion Man"2010#45160.688
Ben Salmon · Bob Townsend · Charles R. Cross · Heidi Siegmund Cuda · Holly George-Warren · James Rodgers · Kelly Dearmore · Laina Dawes · Lindsey Holder · Liz Riley · Matt Thomas · Omar Kholeif · Paul Robicheau · Rachel Brodsky · Steve Baltin · Steve Reynolds
Similar Songs
.1776Black Keys · "Tighten Up"  (2010)
.1212Ra Ra Riot · "Boy"  (2010)
.1072Avett Brothers · "Ain't No Man"  (2016)
.1072Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit · "Codeine"  (2011)
.1033Neko Case · "Man"  (2013)
.0983Superchunk · "Digging for Something"  (2010)
.0952Grouplove · "Tongue Tied"  (2012)
.0952Head and the Heart · "Lost in My Mind"  (2011)
.0952Pretenders · "Holy Commotion"  (2016)
.0903Neko Case · "People Got a Lotta Nerve"  (2009)
.0793Florence & the Machine · "Dog Days Are Over"  (2010)
.0782Bob Mould · "The Descent"  (2012)
.0733Avett Brothers · "I & Love & You"  (2009)
.0722Civil Wars · "Barton Hollow"  (2011)
.0722The Decemberists · "Down by the Water"  (2011)
.0722Dirty Projectors and David Byrne · "Knotty Pine"  (2009)
.0722Phillip Phillips · "Home"  (2012)
.06912Cee Lo Green · "Fuck You!"  (2010)
.0672Band of Horses · "Laredo"  (2010)
.0672Of Monsters and Men · "Little Talks"  (2012)
.0672Ryan Adams and the Cardinals · "Lucky Now"  (2011)
Mumford & Sons · "Winter Winds"2010#33120 
Andrew Bartlett · Richard Skanse
Mumford & Sons · "Timshel"2010#57710 
Ken Shimamoto
Similar Artists
.5249Gotye
.2889Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
.2748Of Monsters and Men
.24311Fun.
.2329Estelle
.23019The Decemberists
.2288The Lumineers
.22617Jack White
.22511Broken Bells
.2237Jake Bugg
.20917Jason Isbell
.2096B.o.B
.20611Duffy
.1999Pearl Jam
.1995Maroon 5
.19614Avett Brothers
.1959Santigold
.19228Black Keys
.18916Daft Punk
.1826Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros
Poll administered by the Village Voice  ·  Tabulation and analysis by glenn mcdonald / furia.com