Rock

The Best Rock Albums of 2009

1. Nirvana - Live at Reading

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Nirvana - Live at Reading
November 3, 2009
Critic Score
92
12 reviews

2. Owen - New Leaves

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Owen - New Leaves
September 22, 2009
Critic Score
88
6 reviews

3. Dirty Projectors - Bitte Orca

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Dirty Projectors - Bitte Orca
June 9, 2009
Critic Score
86
29 reviews

4. Blur - Midlife: A Beginner's Guide to Blur

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Blur - Midlife: A Beginner's Guide to Blur
July 28, 2009
Critic Score
86
7 reviews

5. Future of the Left - Travels with Myself and Another

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Future of the Left - Travels with Myself and Another
June 23, 2009
Critic Score
83
17 reviews

6. Vic Chesnutt - At The Cut

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Vic Chesnutt - At The Cut
September 21, 2009
Critic Score
82
6 reviews

7. Sunset Rubdown - Dragonslayer

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Sunset Rubdown - Dragonslayer
June 23, 2009
Critic Score
82
18 reviews

8. Destroyer - Bay of Pigs

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Destroyer - Bay of Pigs
August 18, 2009
Critic Score
82
5 reviews

9. Japandroids - Post-Nothing

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Japandroids - Post-Nothing
April 28, 2009
Critic Score
82
16 reviews

10. The Antlers - Hospice

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The Antlers - Hospice
March 3, 2009
Critic Score
81
16 reviews

11. King Creosote - Flick the Vs

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King Creosote - Flick the Vs
April 20, 2009
Critic Score
81
5 reviews

12. Cymbals Eat Guitars - Why There Are Mountains

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Cymbals Eat Guitars - Why There Are Mountains
January 20, 2009
Critic Score
81
11 reviews

13. Manic Street Preachers - Journal For Plague Lovers

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Manic Street Preachers - Journal For Plague Lovers
May 19, 2009
Critic Score
81
16 reviews

14. Yeah Yeah Yeahs - It's Blitz!

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Yeah Yeah Yeahs - It's Blitz!
March 31, 2009
Critic Score
81
22 reviews

15. Biffy Clyro - Only Revolutions

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Biffy Clyro - Only Revolutions
November 9, 2009
Critic Score
81
10 reviews

16. Megafaun - Gather, Form & Fly

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Megafaun - Gather, Form & Fly
July 21, 2009
Critic Score
81
9 reviews

17. Mew - No More Stories...

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Mew - No More Stories...
August 25, 2009
Critic Score
80
19 reviews

18. Local Natives - Gorilla Manor

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Local Natives - Gorilla Manor
November 2, 2009
Critic Score
80
13 reviews

19. Yo La Tengo - Popular Songs

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Yo La Tengo - Popular Songs
September 8, 2009
Critic Score
80
20 reviews

20. Grammatics - Grammatics

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Grammatics - Grammatics
March 23, 2009
Critic Score
80
5 reviews

21. Circulatory System - Signal Morning

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Circulatory System - Signal Morning
September 8, 2009
Critic Score
80
11 reviews

22. Wild Beasts - Two Dancers

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Wild Beasts - Two Dancers
September 8, 2009
Critic Score
80
18 reviews

23. The Mountain Goats - The Life of the World to Come

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The Mountain Goats - The Life of the World to Come
October 6, 2009
Critic Score
80
15 reviews

24. Jay Reatard - Watch Me Fall

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Jay Reatard - Watch Me Fall
August 18, 2009
Critic Score
80
23 reviews

25. No Age - Losing Feeling

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No Age - Losing Feeling
October 6, 2009
Critic Score
79
8 reviews

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