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Rolling Stone's Top 50 Albums of 2007

Rolling Stone's Top 50 Albums of 2007

1. M.I.A. - Kala

M.I.A. - Kala
August 21, 2007
Electropop
Critic Score
90
11 reviews
User Score
87
72 reviews

2. Bruce Springsteen - Magic

Bruce Springsteen - Magic
October 2, 2007
Rock
Critic Score
73
8 reviews
User Score
76
13 reviews

3. Jay Z - American Gangster

Jay Z - American Gangster
November 6, 2007
Hip Hop
Critic Score
82
13 reviews
User Score
77
13 reviews

4. Arcade Fire - Neon Bible

Arcade Fire - Neon Bible
March 6, 2007
Indie Rock
Critic Score
87
15 reviews
User Score
84
163 reviews

5. Kanye West - Graduation

Kanye West - Graduation
September 11, 2007
Hip Hop
Critic Score
77
13 reviews
User Score
81
109 reviews

6. Radiohead - In Rainbows

Radiohead - In Rainbows
October 10, 2007
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
88
16 reviews
User Score
91
230 reviews

7. LCD Soundsystem - Sound of Silver

LCD Soundsystem - Sound of Silver
March 20, 2007
Dance Punk
Critic Score
86
15 reviews
User Score
90
130 reviews

8. Rilo Kiley - Under the Blacklight

Rilo Kiley - Under the Blacklight
August 21, 2007
Indie Rock
Critic Score
65
11 reviews
User Score
68
9 reviews

9. Against Me! - New Wave

Against Me! - New Wave
July 10, 2007
Punk
Critic Score
70
7 reviews
User Score
69
9 reviews

10. Spoon - Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga

Spoon - Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga
July 10, 2007
Indie Rock
Critic Score
83
11 reviews
User Score
87
44 reviews

11. John Fogerty - Revival

John Fogerty - Revival
October 2, 2007
Classic Rock
Critic Score
78
4 reviews
User Score
58
1 review

12. Bright Eyes - Cassadaga

Bright Eyes - Cassadaga
April 10, 2007
Folk
Critic Score
73
11 reviews
User Score
78
12 reviews

13. Lily Allen - Alright, Still

Lily Allen - Alright, Still
January 30, 2006
Pop
Critic Score
80
10 reviews
User Score
83
23 reviews

14. Gogol Bordello - Super Taranta!

Gogol Bordello - Super Taranta!
July 10, 2007
Critic Score
66
4 reviews
User Score
71
4 reviews

15. Common - Finding Forever

Common - Finding Forever
July 31, 2007
Hip Hop
Critic Score
72
9 reviews
User Score
70
8 reviews

16. Les Savy Fav - Let's Stay Friends

Les Savy Fav - Let's Stay Friends
September 18, 2007
Indie Rock
Critic Score
78
12 reviews
User Score
80
3 reviews

17. The White Stripes - Icky Thump

The White Stripes - Icky Thump
June 19, 2007
Garage Rock
Critic Score
79
14 reviews
User Score
82
48 reviews

18. Lucinda Williams - West

Lucinda Williams - West
February 13, 2007
Alt-Country
Critic Score
59
7 reviews
User Score
55
2 reviews

19. Devendra Banhart - Smokey Rolls Down Thunder Canyon

Devendra Banhart - Smokey Rolls Down Thunder Canyon
September 25, 2007
Folk
Critic Score
72
12 reviews
User Score
86
1 review

20. Melissa Etheridge - The Awakening

Melissa Etheridge - The Awakening
September 25, 2007
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
70
1 review
User Score
NR

21. Nine Inch Nails - Year Zero

Nine Inch Nails - Year Zero
April 17, 2007
Industrial Rock
Critic Score
68
9 reviews
User Score
80
19 reviews

22. Paul McCartney - Memory Almost Full

Paul McCartney - Memory Almost Full
June 5, 2007
Rock
Critic Score
70
9 reviews
User Score
90
2 reviews

23. 1990s - Cookies

1990s - Cookies
July 31, 2007
Indie Rock
Critic Score
75
6 reviews
User Score
85
1 review

24. Robert Plant and Alison Krauss - Raising Sand

Robert Plant and Alison Krauss - Raising Sand
October 23, 2007
Folk
Critic Score
81
6 reviews
User Score
79
2 reviews

25. Linkin Park - Minutes to Midnight

Linkin Park - Minutes to Midnight
May 15, 2007
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
54
5 reviews
User Score
60
24 reviews

26. Miranda Lambert - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

Miranda Lambert - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
May 1, 2007
Country
Critic Score
77
3 reviews
User Score
69
3 reviews

27. Lil Wayne - Da Drought 3

Lil Wayne - Da Drought 3
January 1, 2007
Hip Hop
Critic Score
85
3 reviews
User Score
66
6 reviews

28. The Apples In Stereo - New Magnetic Wonder

The Apples In Stereo - New Magnetic Wonder
February 6, 2007
Indie Pop
Critic Score
77
7 reviews
User Score
76
2 reviews

29. Mary J. Blige - Growing Pains

Mary J. Blige - Growing Pains
December 18, 2007
R&B
Critic Score
79
4 reviews
User Score
82
1 review

30. Youssou N'Dour - Rokku Mi Rokka

Youssou N'Dour - Rokku Mi Rokka
October 30, 2007
Critic Score
70
2 reviews
User Score
60
1 review

31. Kings of Leon - Because of the Times

Kings of Leon - Because of the Times
April 3, 2007
Rock
Critic Score
70
11 reviews
User Score
74
23 reviews

32. Maroon 5 - It Won't Be Soon Before Long

Maroon 5 - It Won't Be Soon Before Long
May 22, 2007
Pop
Critic Score
78
4 reviews
User Score
75
8 reviews

33. Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, Ray Price - Last of the Breed

Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, Ray Price - Last of the Breed
March 20, 2007
Critic Score
64
3 reviews
User Score
NR

34. Chris Brown - Exclusive

Chris Brown - Exclusive
November 6, 2007
R&B
Critic Score
67
3 reviews
User Score
64
11 reviews

35. Feist - The Reminder

Feist - The Reminder
May 1, 2007
Indie Pop
Critic Score
81
12 reviews
User Score
86
57 reviews

36. Alicia Keys - As I Am

Alicia Keys - As I Am
November 13, 2007
Soul
Critic Score
66
5 reviews
User Score
75
8 reviews

37. Down - Over the Under

Down - Over the Under
September 25, 2007
Stoner Metal
Critic Score
50
2 reviews
User Score
81
2 reviews

38. Imperial Teen - The Hair the TV the Baby & the Band

Imperial Teen - The Hair the TV the Baby & the Band
August 21, 2007
Indie Pop
Critic Score
66
6 reviews
User Score
NR

39. Dr. Dog - We All Belong

Dr. Dog - We All Belong
February 27, 2007
Psychedelic Rock
Critic Score
63
4 reviews
User Score
82
1 review

40. Amy Winehouse - Back to Black

Amy Winehouse - Back to Black
March 13, 2007
Soul
Critic Score
76
10 reviews
User Score
81
40 reviews

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

of Montreal - Hissing Fauna, Are You The Destroyer?
January 23, 2007
Indie Pop
Critic Score
81
12 reviews
User Score
87
45 reviews

42. Wilco - Sky Blue Sky

Wilco - Sky Blue Sky
May 15, 2007
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
75
11 reviews
User Score
80
31 reviews

43. The Smashing Pumpkins - Zeitgeist

The Smashing Pumpkins - Zeitgeist
July 10, 2007
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
58
10 reviews
User Score
59
14 reviews

44. Peter Bjorn and John - Writer's Block

Peter Bjorn and John - Writer's Block
August 14, 2006
Indie Pop
Critic Score
81
8 reviews
User Score
80
15 reviews

45. Foo Fighters - Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace

Foo Fighters - Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace
September 25, 2007
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
57
12 reviews
User Score
68
22 reviews

46. Fall Out Boy - Infinity on High

Fall Out Boy - Infinity on High
February 6, 2007
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
72
8 reviews
User Score
82
11 reviews

47. Band of Horses - Cease to Begin

Band of Horses - Cease to Begin
October 9, 2007
Indie Rock
Critic Score
75
11 reviews
User Score
80
24 reviews

48. Mavis Staples - We'll Never Turn Back

Mavis Staples - We'll Never Turn Back
April 24, 2007
Soul
Critic Score
70
3 reviews
User Score
70
1 review

49. Dropkick Murphys - The Meanest of Times

Dropkick Murphys - The Meanest of Times
September 18, 2007
Punk
Critic Score
70
3 reviews
User Score
71
2 reviews

50. Britney Spears - Blackout

Britney Spears - Blackout
October 30, 2007
Pop
Critic Score
56
7 reviews
User Score
72
20 reviews

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