Consequence of Sound's Top 50 Albums of 2009

Consequence of Sound's Top 50 Albums of 2009

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45. k-os - Yes!

k-os - Yes!
April 14, 2009
Critic Score
73
3 reviews

39. DOOM - Born Like This

March 24, 2009
Critic Score
74
16 reviews

38. Isis - Wavering Radiant

Isis - Wavering Radiant
May 5, 2009
Critic Score
80
15 reviews

37. Jay-Z - The Blueprint 3

September 8, 2009
Critic Score
65
24 reviews

32. Wavves - Wavvves

February 3, 2009
Critic Score
76
17 reviews

31. KISS - Sonic Boom

October 5, 2009
Critic Score
71
6 reviews

28. Pearl Jam - Backspacer

September 22, 2009
Critic Score
70
18 reviews

25. Patrick Wolf - The Bachelor

Patrick Wolf - The Bachelor
June 2, 2009
Critic Score
73
20 reviews

24. David Thomas IV Owen - Solace My King

David Thomas IV Owen - Solace My King
July 14, 2009
Critic Score
100
1 review

22. Röyksopp - Junior

March 23, 2009
Critic Score
76
16 reviews

19. Discovery - LP

July 7, 2009
Critic Score
61
18 reviews

18. The xx - xx

October 6, 2009
Critic Score
86
19 reviews

In less than 40 minutes of music, The xx have managed to offer an unforgettable debut and an album that deserves recognition come time for 2009’s year-end lists.

17. Jim O'Rourke - The Visitor

September 8, 2009
Critic Score
86
7 reviews

15. Moby - Wait For Me

June 30, 2009
Critic Score
64
22 reviews

14. Dirty Projectors - Bitte Orca

June 9, 2009
Critic Score
86
29 reviews

From its sharp cover to the very last note, the record never hits a dull moment ... In the end, I’d be shocked if there were a better album to come out this year.

11. Grizzly Bear - Veckatimest

May 26, 2009
Critic Score
87
27 reviews

This is pop music at its finest ... here, in its grandiosity, Grizzly Bear has found a perfect balance and created an album well worth investing in.

8. Wale - Attention Deficit

Wale - Attention Deficit
November 10, 2009
Critic Score
75
14 reviews

7. Kittens Ablaze - The Monstrous Vanguard

Kittens Ablaze - The Monstrous Vanguard
February 10, 2009
Critic Score
90
1 review

1. Animal Collective - Merriweather Post Pavilion

January 20, 2009
Critic Score
92
28 reviews

The boys of Animal Collective have mapped out some previously uncharted waters, producing a style of music that could belong to no one else; a distinctive, flawless fusion of the semi- automated and the wholly organic. 

Original Source: http://consequenceofsound.net/2009/12/cos-year-end-report-the-top-100-albums-of-2009/
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