Best Rock Albums of 2009

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1. The Black Crowes - Before the Frost...Until the Freeze

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The Black Crowes - Before the Frost...Until the Freeze
September 1, 2009
Critic Score
78
5 reviews

2. Kurt Vile - Childish Prodigy

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Kurt Vile - Childish Prodigy
October 6, 2009
Critic Score
71
7 reviews

3. The Hold Steady - A Positive Rage

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The Hold Steady - A Positive Rage
April 7, 2009
Critic Score
70
5 reviews

4. Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit - Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit

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Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit - Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit
February 17, 2009
Critic Score
68
6 reviews

5. Bruce Springsteen - Working on a Dream

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Bruce Springsteen - Working on a Dream
January 27, 2009
Critic Score
68
14 reviews

6. 7 Worlds Collide - The Sun Came Out

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7 Worlds Collide - The Sun Came Out
September 29, 2009
Critic Score
68
4 reviews

7. Brendan Benson - My Old Familiar Friend

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Brendan Benson - My Old Familiar Friend
August 18, 2009
Critic Score
67
11 reviews

8. Dave Matthews Band - Big Whiskey and the Groogrux King

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Dave Matthews Band - Big Whiskey and the Groogrux King
June 2, 2009
Critic Score
67
6 reviews

9. U2 - No Line on the Horizon

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U2 - No Line on the Horizon
March 3, 2009
Critic Score
64
16 reviews

10. Wolfmother - Cosmic Egg

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Wolfmother - Cosmic Egg
October 26, 2009
Critic Score
64
7 reviews

11. John Mayer - Battle Studies

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John Mayer - Battle Studies
November 17, 2009
Critic Score
60
5 reviews

12. Neil Young - Fork In The Road

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Neil Young - Fork In The Road
April 7, 2009
Critic Score
59
9 reviews

13. Elvis Costello - Secret, Profane and Sugarcane

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Elvis Costello - Secret, Profane and Sugarcane
June 2, 2009
Critic Score
56
9 reviews

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

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