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Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2011

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1. R.E.M. - Part Lies, Part Heart, Part Truth, Part Garbage: 1982-2011

R.E.M. - Part Lies, Part Heart, Part Truth, Part Garbage: 1982-2011
November 15, 2011
CRITIC SCORE
90
Based on
7 reviews





2. PJ Harvey - Let England Shake

PJ Harvey - Let England Shake
February 15, 2011
CRITIC SCORE
89
Based on
22 reviews





3. Elbow - Build a Rocket Boys!

Elbow - Build a Rocket Boys!
April 12, 2011
CRITIC SCORE
79
Based on
13 reviews





4. Wilco - The Whole Love

Wilco - The Whole Love
September 27, 2011
CRITIC SCORE
79
Based on
16 reviews





5. Thurston Moore - Demolished Thoughts

Thurston Moore - Demolished Thoughts
May 24, 2011
CRITIC SCORE
78
Based on
14 reviews





6. Foo Fighters - Wasting Light

Foo Fighters - Wasting Light
April 12, 2011
CRITIC SCORE
77
Based on
16 reviews





7. Eisley - The Valley

Eisley - The Valley
March 1, 2011
CRITIC SCORE
77
Based on
4 reviews





8. Yuck - Yuck

Yuck - Yuck
February 15, 2011
CRITIC SCORE
77
Based on
17 reviews





9. Arctic Monkeys - Suck It and See

Arctic Monkeys - Suck It and See
June 7, 2011
CRITIC SCORE
77
Based on
17 reviews





10. J Mascis - Several Shades of Why

J Mascis - Several Shades of Why
March 15, 2011
CRITIC SCORE
76
Based on
12 reviews





11. Sloan - The Double Cross

Sloan - The Double Cross
May 10, 2011
CRITIC SCORE
76
Based on
9 reviews





12. ...And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead - Tao of the Dead

...And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead - Tao of the Dead
February 8, 2011
CRITIC SCORE
75
Based on
15 reviews





13. R.E.M. - Collapse Into Now

R.E.M. - Collapse Into Now
March 8, 2011
CRITIC SCORE
74
Based on
16 reviews





14. The Twilight Singers - Dynamite Steps

The Twilight Singers - Dynamite Steps
February 15, 2011
CRITIC SCORE
73
Based on
11 reviews





15. Pearl Jam - Live on Ten Legs

Pearl Jam - Live on Ten Legs
January 18, 2011
CRITIC SCORE
72
Based on
7 reviews





16. Cake - Showroom of Compassion

Cake - Showroom of Compassion
January 11, 2011
CRITIC SCORE
72
Based on
8 reviews





17. They Might Be Giants - Join Us

They Might Be Giants - Join Us
July 19, 2011
CRITIC SCORE
72
Based on
8 reviews





18. The Strokes - Angles

The Strokes - Angles
March 22, 2011
CRITIC SCORE
72
Based on
19 reviews





NOTE: Albums must be rated by at least 4 publications to be included in this list.

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