Consequence of Sound's Top Albums of the 2000s

Consequence of Sound's Top Albums of the 2000s

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100. B.B. King & Eric Clapton - Riding with the King

B.B. King & Eric Clapton - Riding with the King
June 30, 2000
Blues
Critic Score
80
1 review
User Score
76
2 reviews

99. OutKast - Speakerboxxx/The Love Below

OutKast - Speakerboxxx/The Love Below
September 23, 2003
Hip Hop
Critic Score
84
12 reviews
User Score
84
129 reviews

98. Andrew Bird - The Swimming Hour

Andrew Bird - The Swimming Hour
April 3, 2001
Chamber Pop
Critic Score
86
6 reviews
User Score
77
10 reviews

97. Muse - Absolution

Muse - Absolution
September 15, 2003
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
78
9 reviews
User Score
79
161 reviews

96. Kittens Ablaze - The Monstrous Vanguard

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

95. Reflection Eternal - Train of Thought

Reflection Eternal - Train of Thought
October 17, 2000
Hip Hop
Critic Score
82
4 reviews
User Score
84
10 reviews

94. Kate Walsh - Tim's House

Kate Walsh - Tim's House
March 26, 2007
Critic Score
63
3 reviews
User Score
NR

93. The Gaslight Anthem - The '59 Sound

The Gaslight Anthem - The '59 Sound
August 19, 2008
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
80
6 reviews
User Score
82
35 reviews

92. Death Cab For Cutie - Narrow Stairs

Death Cab For Cutie - Narrow Stairs
May 13, 2008
Indie Rock
Critic Score
76
16 reviews
User Score
76
55 reviews

91. Harvey Danger - Little by Little...

Harvey Danger - Little by Little...
September 13, 2005
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
70
7 reviews
User Score
NR

90. Lupe Fiasco - Food & Liquor

Lupe Fiasco - Food & Liquor
September 19, 2006
Hip Hop
Critic Score
86
10 reviews
User Score
83
59 reviews

89. Animal Collective - Strawberry Jam

Animal Collective - Strawberry Jam
September 10, 2007
Experimental
Critic Score
82
15 reviews
User Score
87
318 reviews

88. Bruce Springsteen - Magic

Bruce Springsteen - Magic
October 2, 2007
Rock
Critic Score
73
16 reviews
User Score
77
27 reviews

87. The Strokes - Room on Fire

The Strokes - Room on Fire
October 28, 2003
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
82
11 reviews
User Score
82
235 reviews

86. The Killers - Hot Fuss

The Killers - Hot Fuss
June 15, 2004
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
68
10 reviews
User Score
78
184 reviews

85. Blitzen Trapper - Furr

Blitzen Trapper - Furr
September 23, 2008
Folk Rock
Critic Score
78
15 reviews
User Score
78
12 reviews

84. My Morning Jacket - Z

My Morning Jacket - Z
October 4, 2005
Indie Rock
Critic Score
82
14 reviews
User Score
84
77 reviews

83. She & Him - Volume One

She & Him - Volume One
March 18, 2008
Indie Pop
Critic Score
73
14 reviews
User Score
75
22 reviews

82. The Avett Brothers - I and Love and You

The Avett Brothers - I and Love and You
September 29, 2009
Americana
Critic Score
74
14 reviews
User Score
83
22 reviews

81. Yusuf - Roadsinger (To Warm You Through The Night)

Yusuf - Roadsinger (To Warm You Through The Night)
May 5, 2009
Critic Score
72
7 reviews
User Score
74
1 review

80. Gorillaz - Gorillaz

Gorillaz - Gorillaz
June 19, 2001
Trip Hop
Critic Score
75
10 reviews
User Score
80
170 reviews

79. Radiohead - Hail To The Thief

Radiohead - Hail To The Thief
June 10, 2003
Art Rock
Critic Score
85
11 reviews
User Score
85
499 reviews

78. Regina Spektor - Begin To Hope

Regina Spektor - Begin To Hope
June 13, 2006
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
78
14 reviews
User Score
80
43 reviews

77. M.I.A. - Kala

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

76. of Montreal - Hissing Fauna, Are You The Destroyer?

of Montreal - Hissing Fauna, Are You The Destroyer?
January 23, 2007
Indie Pop
Critic Score
79
16 reviews
User Score
84
139 reviews

75. Dirty Projectors - Bitte Orca

Dirty Projectors - Bitte Orca
June 9, 2009
Indie Pop
Critic Score
86
29 reviews
User Score
84
226 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.

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74. Metallica - Death Magnetic

Metallica - Death Magnetic
September 12, 2008
Metal
Critic Score
72
12 reviews
User Score
67
68 reviews

73. Belle & Sebastian - Dear Catastrophe Waitress

Belle & Sebastian - Dear Catastrophe Waitress
October 7, 2003
Indie Pop
Critic Score
74
9 reviews
User Score
83
50 reviews

72. Justin Timberlake - FutureSex / LoveSounds

Justin Timberlake - FutureSex / LoveSounds
September 12, 2006
Pop
Critic Score
75
11 reviews
User Score
81
169 reviews

71. Astronautalis - Pomegranate

Astronautalis - Pomegranate
September 23, 2008
Hip Hop
Critic Score
75
2 reviews
User Score
74
2 reviews

70. Jimmy Eat World - Bleed American

Jimmy Eat World - Bleed American
July 18, 2001
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
64
9 reviews
User Score
75
24 reviews

69. Weezer - Maladroit

Weezer - Maladroit
May 14, 2002
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
69
9 reviews
User Score
68
53 reviews

68. Rilo Kiley - The Execution of All Things

Rilo Kiley - The Execution of All Things
October 1, 2002
Indie Pop
Critic Score
78
4 reviews
User Score
82
12 reviews

67. Battles - Mirrored

Battles - Mirrored
May 22, 2007
Experimental Rock
Critic Score
83
15 reviews
User Score
84
116 reviews

66. The Living End - Roll On

The Living End - Roll On
November 20, 2000
Punk Rock
Critic Score
70
3 reviews
User Score
87
1 review

65. Patrick Wolf - Lycanthropy

Patrick Wolf - Lycanthropy
July 28, 2003
Critic Score
83
3 reviews
User Score
83
2 reviews

64. Okkervil River - Black Sheep Boy

Okkervil River - Black Sheep Boy
April 5, 2005
Indie Rock
Critic Score
81
6 reviews
User Score
83
25 reviews

63. Red Hot Chili Peppers - By The Way

Red Hot Chili Peppers - By The Way
July 9, 2002
Rock
Critic Score
78
8 reviews
User Score
78
114 reviews

62. U2 - All That You Can't Leave Behind

U2 - All That You Can't Leave Behind
October 31, 2000
Rock
Critic Score
68
9 reviews
User Score
69
64 reviews

61. The Roots - Phrenology

The Roots - Phrenology
November 26, 2002
Hip Hop
Critic Score
85
10 reviews
User Score
84
39 reviews

60. Mark Mulcahy - In Pursuit of Your Happiness

Mark Mulcahy - In Pursuit of Your Happiness
March 22, 2005
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
80
1 review
User Score
70
1 review

59. Beastie Boys - To the 5 Boroughs

Beastie Boys - To the 5 Boroughs
June 15, 2004
Hip Hop
Critic Score
75
8 reviews
User Score
74
19 reviews

58. Wolf Parade - Apologies to the Queen Mary

Wolf Parade - Apologies to the Queen Mary
September 27, 2005
Indie Rock
Critic Score
86
12 reviews
User Score
85
83 reviews

57. Spoon - Kill The Moonlight

Spoon - Kill The Moonlight
August 20, 2002
Indie Rock
Critic Score
80
7 reviews
User Score
85
96 reviews

56. Tool - Lateralus

Tool - Lateralus
May 15, 2001
Progressive Metal
Critic Score
64
8 reviews
User Score
84
95 reviews

55. The Postal Service - Give Up

The Postal Service - Give Up
February 18, 2003
Electropop
Critic Score
82
12 reviews
User Score
82
142 reviews

54. Green Day - American Idiot

Green Day - American Idiot
September 21, 2004
Punk Rock
Critic Score
75
14 reviews
User Score
79
182 reviews

53. Ted Leo and the Pharmacists - The Tyranny of Distance

Ted Leo and the Pharmacists - The Tyranny of Distance
June 19, 2001
Indie Rock
Critic Score
86
2 reviews
User Score
85
6 reviews

52. The Flaming Lips - Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots

The Flaming Lips - Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots
July 16, 2002
Neo-Psychedelia
Critic Score
86
9 reviews
User Score
85
267 reviews

51. Tom Waits - Blood Money

Tom Waits - Blood Money
May 7, 2002
Blues
Critic Score
79
7 reviews
User Score
84
39 reviews
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