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Urban Outfitters' Top 25 Albums of 2011

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1. The War on Drugs - Slave Ambient

The War on Drugs - Slave Ambient
August 16, 2011
Indie Rock
Critic Score
80
15 reviews
User Score
80
36 reviews

2. Bon Iver - Bon Iver, Bon Iver

Bon Iver - Bon Iver, Bon Iver
June 21, 2011
Indie Folk
Critic Score
84
21 reviews
User Score
88
216 reviews

3. Girls - Father, Son, Holy Ghost

Girls - Father, Son, Holy Ghost
September 13, 2011
Indie Pop
Critic Score
83
19 reviews
User Score
83
86 reviews

4. M83 - Hurry Up, We're Dreaming

M83 - Hurry Up, We're Dreaming
October 18, 2011
Dream Pop
Critic Score
77
16 reviews
User Score
83
114 reviews

5. James Blake - James Blake

James Blake - James Blake
February 8, 2011
Dubstep
Critic Score
84
20 reviews
User Score
86
177 reviews

6. Fleet Foxes - Helplessness Blues

Fleet Foxes - Helplessness Blues
May 3, 2011
Indie Folk
Critic Score
86
21 reviews
User Score
87
146 reviews

7. Atlas Sound - Parallax

Atlas Sound - Parallax
November 8, 2011
Experimental
Critic Score
82
21 reviews
User Score
82
47 reviews

8. tUnE-yArDs - w h o k i l l

tUnE-yArDs - w h o k i l l
April 19, 2011
Experimental
Critic Score
85
21 reviews
User Score
83
95 reviews

9. Cults - Cults

Cults - Cults
June 7, 2011
Indie Pop
Critic Score
76
15 reviews
User Score
76
45 reviews

10. Panda Bear - Tomboy

Panda Bear - Tomboy
April 12, 2011
Experimental
Critic Score
81
18 reviews
User Score
83
66 reviews

11. Toro Y Moi - Underneath The Pine

Toro Y Moi - Underneath The Pine
February 22, 2011
Chillwave
Critic Score
78
17 reviews
User Score
80
36 reviews

12. Cut Copy - Zonoscope

Cut Copy - Zonoscope
February 8, 2011
Electropop
Critic Score
76
21 reviews
User Score
80
45 reviews

13. Real Estate - Days

Real Estate - Days
October 18, 2011
Indie Rock
Critic Score
78
12 reviews
User Score
83
91 reviews

14. Youth Lagoon - The Year of Hibernation

Youth Lagoon - The Year of Hibernation
September 27, 2011
Dream Pop
Critic Score
79
10 reviews
User Score
84
90 reviews

15. Gang Gang Dance - Eye Contact

Gang Gang Dance - Eye Contact
May 10, 2011
Experimental Rock
Critic Score
82
20 reviews
User Score
80
31 reviews

16. The Field - Looping State of Mind

The Field - Looping State of Mind
October 11, 2011
Electronic
Critic Score
80
19 reviews
User Score
82
18 reviews

17. Washed Out - Within and Without

Washed Out - Within and Without
July 12, 2011
Chillwave
Critic Score
70
16 reviews
User Score
80
56 reviews

18. Neon Indian - Era Extrana

Neon Indian - Era Extrana
September 13, 2011
Chillwave
Critic Score
74
14 reviews
User Score
77
24 reviews

19. Lykke Li - Wounded Rhymes

Lykke Li - Wounded Rhymes
March 1, 2011
Indie Pop
Critic Score
81
16 reviews
User Score
81
46 reviews

20. A.A. Bondy - Believers

A.A. Bondy - Believers
September 13, 2011
Folk
Critic Score
78
9 reviews
User Score
89
2 reviews

21. Kurt Vile - Smoke Ring for My Halo

Kurt Vile - Smoke Ring for My Halo
March 8, 2011
Rock
Critic Score
79
17 reviews
User Score
83
55 reviews

22. The Rapture - In The Grace of Your Love

The Rapture - In The Grace of Your Love
September 6, 2011
Alternative Dance
Critic Score
65
17 reviews
User Score
75
15 reviews

23. The Antlers - Burst Apart

The Antlers - Burst Apart
May 10, 2011
Indie Rock
Critic Score
83
20 reviews
User Score
82
85 reviews

24. John Maus - We Must Become the Pitiless Censors of Ourselves

John Maus - We Must Become the Pitiless Censors of Ourselves
June 28, 2011
Experimental
Critic Score
77
13 reviews
User Score
84
26 reviews

25. Balam Acab - Wander/Wonder

Balam Acab - Wander/Wonder
August 30, 2011
Witch House
Critic Score
78
10 reviews
User Score
80
12 reviews
Original Source: http://blog.urbanoutfitters.com/features/best_music_of_2011

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