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The Best Rock Albums of 2011

1. The Beach Boys - The SMiLE Sessions

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The Beach Boys - The SMiLE Sessions
November 1, 2011
Critic Score
98
9 reviews

2. Thursday - No Devolucion

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Thursday - No Devolucion
April 12, 2011
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

3. Kurt Vile - Smoke Ring for My Halo

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Kurt Vile - Smoke Ring for My Halo
March 8, 2011
Critic Score
79
20 reviews

4. The Black Keys - El Camino

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The Black Keys - El Camino
December 6, 2011
Critic Score
77
22 reviews

5. Kurt Vile - So Outta Reach

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Kurt Vile - So Outta Reach
November 8, 2011
Critic Score
75
5 reviews

6. Neil Young - A Treasure

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Neil Young - A Treasure
June 14, 2011
Critic Score
74
7 reviews

7. Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit - Here We Rest

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Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit - Here We Rest
April 12, 2011
Critic Score
72
7 reviews

8. Danger Mouse and Daniele Luppi - Rome

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Danger Mouse and Daniele Luppi - Rome
May 17, 2011
Critic Score
71
15 reviews

9. Peter Gabriel - New Blood

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Peter Gabriel - New Blood
October 11, 2011
Critic Score
69
6 reviews

10. Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds - Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

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Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds - Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
November 8, 2011
Critic Score
68
20 reviews

11. Lenny Kravitz - Black and White America

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Lenny Kravitz - Black and White America
August 30, 2011
Critic Score
66
7 reviews

12. Coldplay - Mylo Xyloto

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Coldplay - Mylo Xyloto
October 25, 2011
Critic Score
65
24 reviews

13. The Horrible Crowes - Elsie

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The Horrible Crowes - Elsie
September 6, 2011
Critic Score
64
9 reviews

14. Ben Harper - Give Till It's Gone

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Ben Harper - Give Till It's Gone
May 17, 2011
Critic Score
62
6 reviews

15. Beady Eye - Different Gear, Still Speeding

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Beady Eye - Different Gear, Still Speeding
March 1, 2011
Critic Score
62
17 reviews

16. Red Hot Chili Peppers - I'm With You

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Red Hot Chili Peppers - I'm With You
August 30, 2011
Critic Score
60
20 reviews

17. Bush - The Sea of Memories

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Bush - The Sea of Memories
September 13, 2011
Critic Score
51
8 reviews


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