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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

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R.E.M. - Part Lies, Part Heart, Part Truth, Part Garbage: 1982-2011
November 15, 2011
Critic Score
89
7 reviews

2. PJ Harvey - Let England Shake

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PJ Harvey - Let England Shake
February 15, 2011
Critic Score
87
22 reviews

3. Elbow - Build a Rocket Boys!

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Elbow - Build a Rocket Boys!
April 12, 2011
Critic Score
79
13 reviews

4. Wilco - The Whole Love

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Wilco - The Whole Love
September 27, 2011
Critic Score
78
16 reviews

5. Eisley - The Valley

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Eisley - The Valley
March 1, 2011
Critic Score
77
4 reviews

6. Thurston Moore - Demolished Thoughts

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Thurston Moore - Demolished Thoughts
May 24, 2011
Critic Score
77
14 reviews

7. Foo Fighters - Wasting Light

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Foo Fighters - Wasting Light
April 12, 2011
Critic Score
76
16 reviews

8. Yuck - Yuck

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Yuck - Yuck
February 15, 2011
Critic Score
76
17 reviews

9. Arctic Monkeys - Suck It and See

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Arctic Monkeys - Suck It and See
June 7, 2011
Critic Score
76
17 reviews

10. Sloan - The Double Cross

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Sloan - The Double Cross
May 10, 2011
Critic Score
75
9 reviews

11. J Mascis - Several Shades of Why

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J Mascis - Several Shades of Why
March 15, 2011
Critic Score
75
12 reviews

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

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...And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead - Tao of the Dead
February 8, 2011
Critic Score
74
15 reviews

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

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R.E.M. - Collapse Into Now
March 8, 2011
Critic Score
73
16 reviews

14. The Twilight Singers - Dynamite Steps

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The Twilight Singers - Dynamite Steps
February 15, 2011
Critic Score
72
11 reviews

15. Pearl Jam - Live on Ten Legs

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Pearl Jam - Live on Ten Legs
January 18, 2011
Critic Score
72
7 reviews

16. Cake - Showroom of Compassion

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Cake - Showroom of Compassion
January 11, 2011
Critic Score
72
8 reviews

17. They Might Be Giants - Join Us

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They Might Be Giants - Join Us
July 19, 2011
Critic Score
72
8 reviews

18. The Strokes - Angles

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The Strokes - Angles
March 22, 2011
Critic Score
71
19 reviews

19. Sonic Youth - Simon Werner A Disparu

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Sonic Youth - Simon Werner A Disparu
February 15, 2011
Critic Score
69
5 reviews

20. Primus - Green Naugahyde

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Primus - Green Naugahyde
September 12, 2011
Critic Score
68
6 reviews

21. The Cure - Bestival Live 2011

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The Cure - Bestival Live 2011
December 5, 2011
Critic Score
68
4 reviews

22. Meat Puppets - Lollipop

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Meat Puppets - Lollipop
April 12, 2011
Critic Score
67
5 reviews

23. Jack's Mannequin - People and Things

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Jack's Mannequin - People and Things
October 4, 2011
Critic Score
66
5 reviews

24. The Duke Spirit - Bruiser

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The Duke Spirit - Bruiser
September 19, 2011
Critic Score
62
8 reviews

25. Big Talk - Big Talk

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Big Talk - Big Talk
July 19, 2011
Critic Score
60
5 reviews

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

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