A.V. Club's 25 Best Albums of 2010



LIST SUMMARY
VIEW ORIGINAL LIST
List Rating
84
248 ratings
Genre Breakdown
Indie Rock (9), Electronic (3), Hip Hop (3), Lo-Fi (2), Experimental (1), Indie Pop (1), Rock (1), Soul (1), Dance Punk (1), Electropop (1), Indietronica (1), Post-Punk (1)

1. Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
November 22, 2010
Hip Hop
CRITIC SCORE
94
25 reviews
USER SCORE
88
232 ratings

2. The Walkmen - Lisbon

The Walkmen - Lisbon
September 14, 2010
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
83
18 reviews
USER SCORE
84
23 ratings

3. The National - High Violet

The National - High Violet
May 11, 2010
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
87
19 reviews
USER SCORE
87
145 ratings

4. LCD Soundsystem - This Is Happening

LCD Soundsystem - This Is Happening
May 18, 2010
Dance Punk
CRITIC SCORE
86
21 reviews
USER SCORE
87
130 ratings

5. The Roots - How I Got Over

The Roots - How I Got Over
June 22, 2010
Hip Hop
CRITIC SCORE
83
14 reviews
USER SCORE
85
17 ratings

6. Janelle Monáe - The ArchAndroid

Janelle Monáe - The ArchAndroid
May 18, 2010
Soul
CRITIC SCORE
87
19 reviews
USER SCORE
84
48 ratings

7. Big Boi - Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty

Big Boi - Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty
July 6, 2010
Hip Hop
CRITIC SCORE
88
17 reviews
USER SCORE
85
35 ratings

8. Superchunk - Majesty Shredding

Superchunk - Majesty Shredding
September 14, 2010
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
83
13 reviews
USER SCORE
77
3 ratings

9. Vampire Weekend - Contra

Vampire Weekend - Contra
January 12, 2010
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
78
16 reviews
USER SCORE
83
108 ratings

10. Robyn - Body Talk

Robyn - Body Talk
November 22, 2010
Electropop
CRITIC SCORE
84
10 reviews
USER SCORE
83
30 ratings

11. Frightened Rabbit - The Winter of Mixed Drinks

Frightened Rabbit - The Winter of Mixed Drinks
March 2, 2010
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
77
16 reviews
USER SCORE
78
11 ratings

12. The Black Keys - Brothers

The Black Keys - Brothers
May 18, 2010
Rock
CRITIC SCORE
79
14 reviews
USER SCORE
83
94 ratings

13. Dum Dum Girls - I Will Be

Dum Dum Girls - I Will Be
March 30, 2010
Lo-Fi
CRITIC SCORE
77
11 reviews
USER SCORE
80
13 ratings

14. Deerhunter - Halcyon Digest

Deerhunter - Halcyon Digest
September 28, 2010
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
86
22 reviews
USER SCORE
87
118 ratings

15. Wavves - King of the Beach

Wavves - King of the Beach
August 3, 2010
Lo-Fi
CRITIC SCORE
79
11 reviews
USER SCORE
81
37 ratings

16. Arcade Fire - The Suburbs

Arcade Fire - The Suburbs
August 3, 2010
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
88
23 reviews
USER SCORE
87
218 ratings

17. Avi Buffalo - Avi Buffalo

Avi Buffalo - Avi Buffalo
April 27, 2010
Indie Pop
CRITIC SCORE
80
8 reviews
USER SCORE
75
5 ratings

18. Call Me Lightning - When I Am Gone My Blood Will Be Free

Call Me Lightning - When I Am Gone My Blood Will Be Free
July 20, 2010
Post-Punk
CRITIC SCORE
100
1 review
USER SCORE
NR

19. Yeasayer - Odd Blood

Yeasayer - Odd Blood
February 9, 2010
Experimental
CRITIC SCORE
76
14 reviews
USER SCORE
79
26 ratings

20. Dessa - A Badly Broken Code

Dessa - A Badly Broken Code
February 9, 2010
CRITIC SCORE
86
3 reviews
USER SCORE
86
2 ratings

21. Baths - Cerulean

Baths - Cerulean
June 22, 2010
Electronic
CRITIC SCORE
80
12 reviews
USER SCORE
83
24 ratings

22. Flying Lotus - Cosmogramma

Flying Lotus - Cosmogramma
May 4, 2010
Electronic
CRITIC SCORE
89
22 reviews
USER SCORE
86
65 ratings

23. Titus Andronicus - The Monitor

Titus Andronicus - The Monitor
March 9, 2010
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
82
15 reviews
USER SCORE
85
36 ratings

24. Four Tet - There Is Love in You

Four Tet - There Is Love in You
January 26, 2010
Electronic
CRITIC SCORE
85
15 reviews
USER SCORE
83
47 ratings

25. Spoon - Transference

Spoon - Transference
January 19, 2010
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
78
13 reviews
USER SCORE
77
14 ratings
Original Source: http://www.avclub.com/articles/the-best-music-of-2010,48635/

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