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The Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2010

1. Suede - The Best of Suede

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Suede - The Best of Suede
November 1, 2010
Critic Score
87
6 reviews

2. Sparrow and the Workshop - Crystals Fall

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Sparrow and the Workshop - Crystals Fall
April 11, 2010
Critic Score
86
5 reviews

3. The Gaslight Anthem - American Slang

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The Gaslight Anthem - American Slang
June 15, 2010
Critic Score
77
19 reviews

4. The Dead Weather - Sea of Cowards

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The Dead Weather - Sea of Cowards
May 11, 2010
Critic Score
74
16 reviews

5. Nada Surf - If I Had a Hi-Fi

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Nada Surf - If I Had a Hi-Fi
June 8, 2010
Critic Score
73
8 reviews

6. Teenage Fanclub - Shadows

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Teenage Fanclub - Shadows
June 8, 2010
Critic Score
73
13 reviews

7. Manic Street Preachers - Postcards From a Young Man

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Manic Street Preachers - Postcards From a Young Man
September 21, 2010
Critic Score
72
13 reviews

8. Retribution Gospel Choir - 2

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Retribution Gospel Choir - 2
January 26, 2010
Critic Score
71
12 reviews

9. Serj Tankian - Imperfect Harmonies

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Serj Tankian - Imperfect Harmonies
September 21, 2010
Critic Score
70
6 reviews

10. Butch Walker & the Black Widows - I Liked It Better When You Had No Heart

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Butch Walker & the Black Widows - I Liked It Better When You Had No Heart
February 2, 2010
Critic Score
70
7 reviews

11. Black Francis - NonStopErotik

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Black Francis - NonStopErotik
March 30, 2010
Critic Score
69
9 reviews

12. Ben Folds & Nick Hornby - Lonely Avenue

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Ben Folds & Nick Hornby - Lonely Avenue
September 28, 2010
Critic Score
68
6 reviews

13. My Chemical Romance - Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys

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My Chemical Romance - Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys
November 22, 2010
Critic Score
67
18 reviews

14. Badly Drawn Boy - It's What I'm Thinking: Photographing Snowflakes

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Badly Drawn Boy - It's What I'm Thinking: Photographing Snowflakes
October 12, 2010
Critic Score
65
14 reviews

15. Weezer - Hurley

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Weezer - Hurley
September 14, 2010
Critic Score
65
20 reviews

16. Linkin Park - A Thousand Suns

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Linkin Park - A Thousand Suns
September 14, 2010
Critic Score
65
7 reviews

17. Dead Confederate - Sugar

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Dead Confederate - Sugar
August 24, 2010
Critic Score
62
10 reviews

18. Sweet Apple - Love & Desperation

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Sweet Apple - Love & Desperation
April 20, 2010
Critic Score
61
8 reviews

19. Chief - Modern Rituals

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Chief - Modern Rituals
August 17, 2010
Critic Score
60
9 reviews

20. Jimmy Eat World - Invented

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Jimmy Eat World - Invented
September 28, 2010
Critic Score
59
10 reviews

21. Melissa Auf Der Maur - Out of Our Minds

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Melissa Auf Der Maur - Out of Our Minds
March 16, 2010
Critic Score
59
5 reviews

22. The Charlatans - Who We Touch

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The Charlatans - Who We Touch
September 6, 2010
Critic Score
58
7 reviews

23. The Flaming Lips - The Dark Side of the Moon

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The Flaming Lips - The Dark Side of the Moon
April 17, 2010
Critic Score
58
6 reviews

24. Hole - Nobody's Daughter

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Hole - Nobody's Daughter
April 27, 2010
Critic Score
56
15 reviews

25. Brandon Flowers - Flamingo

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Brandon Flowers - Flamingo
September 14, 2010
Critic Score
55
18 reviews

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