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NME's Top 100 Albums of the 2000s

NME's Top 100 Albums of the 2000s

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100. MGMT - Oracular Spectacular

MGMT - Oracular Spectacular
October 2, 2007
Critic Score
72
15 reviews

98. Gorillaz - Demon Days

Gorillaz - Demon Days
May 24, 2005
Critic Score
75
16 reviews

97. Sigur Rós - Agaetis Byrjun

Sigur Rós - Agaetis Byrjun
June 12, 1999
Critic Score
85
11 reviews

95. Björk - Vespertine

Björk - Vespertine
August 28, 2001
Critic Score
83
11 reviews

94. The Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster - Hörse of the Dög

The Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster - Hörse of the Dög
September 30, 2002
Critic Score
60
1 review

92. The Sleepy Jackson - Lovers

The Sleepy Jackson - Lovers
June 30, 2003
Critic Score
76
7 reviews

91. Les Savy Fav - Let's Stay Friends

Les Savy Fav - Let's Stay Friends
September 18, 2007
Critic Score
77
16 reviews

LSF haven’t made their definitive record by accident. The signs were there on 2001’s ‘Go Forth’ – but this is a step up and into the best party on Earth.

90. Gallows - Orchestra of Wolves

Gallows - Orchestra of Wolves
September 25, 2006
Critic Score
80
5 reviews

88. Bonnie 'Prince' Billy - The Letting Go

Bonnie 'Prince' Billy - The Letting Go
September 19, 2006
Critic Score
82
10 reviews

87. Bon Iver - For Emma, Forever Ago

Bon Iver - For Emma, Forever Ago
February 19, 2008
Critic Score
84
18 reviews

85. Roots Manuva - Run Come Save Me

Roots Manuva - Run Come Save Me
August 13, 2001
Critic Score
66
5 reviews

83. Laura Marling - Alas, I Cannot Swim

Laura Marling - Alas, I Cannot Swim
February 11, 2008
Critic Score
72
10 reviews

82. mclusky - Mclusky Do Dallas

mclusky - Mclusky Do Dallas
September 22, 2002
Critic Score
82
5 reviews

81. Field Music - Field Music

Field Music - Field Music
August 8, 2005
Critic Score
81
7 reviews

80. Danger Mouse - The Grey Album

Danger Mouse - The Grey Album
February 3, 2004
Critic Score
86
8 reviews

75. The Shins - Chutes Too Narrow

The Shins - Chutes Too Narrow
October 21, 2003
Critic Score
80
11 reviews

72. M.I.A. - Kala

M.I.A. - Kala
August 21, 2007
Critic Score
86
19 reviews

MIA's skills don’t necessarily lie in her singing, rapping or lyrics, rather the clarity of her vision.

71. Brian Wilson - SMiLE

Brian Wilson - SMiLE
September 28, 2004
Critic Score
94
10 reviews

70. Glasvegas - Glasvegas

Glasvegas - Glasvegas
January 6, 2009
Critic Score
69
19 reviews

69. Biffy Clyro - Puzzle

Biffy Clyro - Puzzle
June 4, 2007
Critic Score
65
7 reviews

It’s not fashionable, it doesn’t have a haircut, it doesn’t strut about all cocksure in fancy matching military wear. No, ‘Puzzle’ is substance over style.

67. Botch - We Are the Romans

Botch - We Are the Romans
November 1, 1999
Critic Score
90
4 reviews

66. Mogwai - The Hawk Is Howling

Mogwai - The Hawk Is Howling
September 23, 2008
Critic Score
66
14 reviews

64. The Radio Dept. - Lesser Matters

The Radio Dept. - Lesser Matters
March 4, 2003
Critic Score
86
4 reviews

62. Queens of the Stone Age - Rated R

Queens of the Stone Age - Rated R
June 6, 2000
Critic Score
85
7 reviews

A heady mix of speed-addled punk rock, huge, sky-filling psychedelic majesty and sex-crazed black humour. For fans of Kyuss, this is his best album since 'Welcome To Sky Valley', for everyone else, it's just the best, most important rock album for years.

61. The National - Alligator

The National - Alligator
April 12, 2005
Critic Score
77
10 reviews

60. Green Day - American Idiot

Green Day - American Idiot
September 21, 2004
Critic Score
75
14 reviews

58. Liars - Drum's Not Dead

Liars - Drum's Not Dead
March 21, 2006
Critic Score
80
16 reviews

57. OutKast - Stankonia

OutKast - Stankonia
October 31, 2000
Critic Score
89
8 reviews

56. My Morning Jacket - Z

My Morning Jacket - Z
October 4, 2005
Critic Score
82
14 reviews

55. Hard-Fi - Stars of CCTV

Hard-Fi - Stars of CCTV
July 4, 2005
Critic Score
70
11 reviews

52. Rufus Wainwright - Poses

Rufus Wainwright - Poses
June 5, 2001
Critic Score
77
7 reviews
Original Source: http://www.nme.com/list/the-top-100-greatest-albums-of-the-decade/158049
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