AOTY 2017

The Best Rock Albums of 2011

1. The Beach Boys - The SMiLE Sessions

The Beach Boys - The SMiLE Sessions
November 1, 2011
Critic Score
97
11 reviews

2. PJ Harvey - Let England Shake

PJ Harvey - Let England Shake
February 15, 2011
Critic Score
89
30 reviews

4. Thursday - No Devolucion

Thursday - No Devolucion
April 12, 2011
Critic Score
83
6 reviews

5. Gang Gang Dance - Eye Contact

Gang Gang Dance - Eye Contact
May 10, 2011
Critic Score
82
23 reviews

6. The Psychic Paramount - II

The Psychic Paramount - II
February 22, 2011
Critic Score
82
8 reviews

7. Three Trapped Tigers - Route One or Die

Three Trapped Tigers - Route One or Die
May 30, 2011
Critic Score
82
8 reviews

8. Russian Circles - Empros

Russian Circles - Empros
October 25, 2011
Critic Score
81
9 reviews

9. Wild Beasts - Smother

Wild Beasts - Smother
May 10, 2011
Critic Score
81
25 reviews

10. Yamantaka // Sonic Titan - YT//ST

Yamantaka // Sonic Titan - YT//ST
October 1, 2011
Critic Score
81
6 reviews

11. Low - C'mon

Low - C'mon
April 12, 2011
Critic Score
81
18 reviews

12. Wilco - The Whole Love

Wilco - The Whole Love
September 27, 2011
Critic Score
80
28 reviews

13. Elbow - Build a Rocket Boys!

Elbow - Build a Rocket Boys!
April 12, 2011
Critic Score
80
18 reviews

14. The Antlers - Burst Apart

The Antlers - Burst Apart
May 10, 2011
Critic Score
80
25 reviews

15. TV on the Radio - Nine Types of Light

TV on the Radio - Nine Types of Light
April 12, 2011
Critic Score
80
26 reviews

16. Smith Westerns - Dye It Blonde

Smith Westerns - Dye It Blonde
January 18, 2011
Critic Score
80
24 reviews

18. Wild Flag - Wild Flag

Wild Flag - Wild Flag
September 13, 2011
Critic Score
79
21 reviews

19. The Mountain Goats - All Eternals Deck

The Mountain Goats - All Eternals Deck
March 29, 2011
Critic Score
79
22 reviews

20. Kurt Vile - Smoke Ring for My Halo

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

21. Vessels - Helioscope

Vessels - Helioscope
April 12, 2011
Critic Score
79
8 reviews

23. The War on Drugs - Slave Ambient

The War on Drugs - Slave Ambient
August 16, 2011
Critic Score
78
24 reviews

24. Anna Calvi - Anna Calvi

Anna Calvi - Anna Calvi
March 1, 2011
Critic Score
78
16 reviews

25. Baxter Dury - Happy Soup

Baxter Dury - Happy Soup
August 15, 2011
Critic Score
78
7 reviews
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