DIY's 50 Albums of the Year 2010

DIY's 50 Albums of the Year 2010

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48. Gold Panda - Lucky Shiner

October 12, 2010
Critic Score
76
22 reviews

47. The Futureheads - The Chaos

The Futureheads - The Chaos
June 1, 2010
Critic Score
73
13 reviews

46. The Xcerts - Scatterbrain

The Xcerts - Scatterbrain
October 4, 2010
Critic Score
77
3 reviews

44. Les Savy Fav - Root for Ruin

September 14, 2010
Critic Score
75
15 reviews

38. Grinderman - Grinderman 2

September 14, 2010
Critic Score
81
19 reviews

36. Former Ghosts - New Love

Former Ghosts - New Love
October 26, 2009
Critic Score
67
9 reviews

34. Deerhunter - Halcyon Digest

September 28, 2010
Critic Score
84
30 reviews

33. Bombay Bicycle Club - Flaws

Bombay Bicycle Club - Flaws
July 12, 2010
Critic Score
64
11 reviews

31. Women - Public Strain

September 28, 2010
Critic Score
79
16 reviews

30. Wavves - King of the Beach

August 3, 2010
Critic Score
77
24 reviews

27. Vampire Weekend - Contra

January 12, 2010
Critic Score
79
29 reviews

26. Salem - King Night

September 28, 2010
Critic Score
69
21 reviews

25. Robyn - Body Talk

November 22, 2010
Critic Score
83
17 reviews

24. Glasser - Ring

September 28, 2010
Critic Score
78
18 reviews

23. Zola Jesus - Stridulum II

August 23, 2010
Critic Score
78
10 reviews

21. Broken Records - Let Me Come Home

Broken Records - Let Me Come Home
January 11, 2011
Critic Score
63
6 reviews

20. Beach House - Teen Dream

January 26, 2010
Critic Score
82
27 reviews

With ‘Teen Dream’, Scally and Legrand have created absorbing, atmospheric music that never strains for significance or seriousness, but is affecting all the same.

19. Warpaint - The Fool

October 26, 2010
Critic Score
77
27 reviews

18. Sky Larkin - Kaleide

Sky Larkin - Kaleide
August 6, 2010
Critic Score
73
8 reviews

17. Weezer - Hurley

September 14, 2010
Critic Score
64
24 reviews

16. Caribou - Swim

April 20, 2010
Critic Score
82
27 reviews

15. Girls - Broken Dreams Club

November 22, 2010
Critic Score
79
15 reviews

5. Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

November 22, 2010
Critic Score
91
36 reviews

There is no weak link; there is not a single misstep (and this is a 68-minute-long album). This may very well be his masterpiece.

2. Arcade Fire - The Suburbs

August 3, 2010
Critic Score
89
34 reviews
While it could be said there’s a lack of the primal force that dominated ‘Funeral’, it’s been replaced with craft and beauty.
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