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Best Rock Albums of 2011

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1. The Beach Boys - The SMiLE Sessions

The Beach Boys - The SMiLE Sessions
November 1, 2011
CRITIC SCORE
98
Based on
9 reviews





2. Thursday - No Devolucion

Thursday - No Devolucion
April 12, 2011
CRITIC SCORE
85
Based on
5 reviews





3. Kurt Vile - Smoke Ring for My Halo

Kurt Vile - Smoke Ring for My Halo
March 8, 2011
CRITIC SCORE
79
Based on
17 reviews





4. The Black Keys - El Camino

The Black Keys - El Camino
December 6, 2011
CRITIC SCORE
75
Based on
17 reviews





5. Kurt Vile - So Outta Reach

Kurt Vile - So Outta Reach
November 8, 2011
CRITIC SCORE
75
Based on
5 reviews





6. Neil Young - A Treasure

Neil Young - A Treasure
June 14, 2011
CRITIC SCORE
74
Based on
5 reviews





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

Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit - Here We Rest
April 12, 2011
CRITIC SCORE
73
Based on
7 reviews





8. Danger Mouse and Daniele Luppi - Rome

Danger Mouse and Daniele Luppi - Rome
May 17, 2011
CRITIC SCORE
70
Based on
12 reviews





9. Peter Gabriel - New Blood

Peter Gabriel - New Blood
October 11, 2011
CRITIC SCORE
69
Based on
6 reviews





10. Lenny Kravitz - Black and White America

Lenny Kravitz - Black and White America
August 30, 2011
CRITIC SCORE
66
Based on
6 reviews





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

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds - Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
November 8, 2011
CRITIC SCORE
66
Based on
11 reviews





12. Coldplay - Mylo Xyloto

Coldplay - Mylo Xyloto
October 25, 2011
CRITIC SCORE
64
Based on
16 reviews





13. Ben Harper - Give Till It's Gone

Ben Harper - Give Till It's Gone
May 17, 2011
CRITIC SCORE
63
Based on
6 reviews





14. Beady Eye - Different Gear, Still Speeding

Beady Eye - Different Gear, Still Speeding
March 1, 2011
CRITIC SCORE
60
Based on
15 reviews





15. The Horrible Crowes - Elsie

The Horrible Crowes - Elsie
September 6, 2011
CRITIC SCORE
60
Based on
6 reviews





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

Red Hot Chili Peppers - I'm With You
August 30, 2011
CRITIC SCORE
58
Based on
16 reviews





17. Bush - The Sea of Memories

Bush - The Sea of Memories
September 13, 2011
CRITIC SCORE
52
Based on
7 reviews





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

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