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Stereogum's Top 50 Albums of 2011

Stereogum's Top 50 Albums of 2011

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1. Girls - Father, Son, Holy Ghost

Girls - Father, Son, Holy Ghost
September 13, 2011
Indie Pop
Critic Score
83
19 reviews
User Score
83
89 reviews

2. Drake - Take Care

Drake - Take Care
November 15, 2011
Hip Hop
Critic Score
82
20 reviews
User Score
82
78 reviews

3. Bon Iver - Bon Iver, Bon Iver

Bon Iver - Bon Iver, Bon Iver
June 21, 2011
Indie Folk
Critic Score
84
21 reviews
User Score
88
222 reviews

4. Fucked Up - David Comes to Life

Fucked Up - David Comes to Life
June 7, 2011
Hardcore Punk
Critic Score
83
18 reviews
User Score
80
27 reviews

5. The Weeknd - House of Balloons

The Weeknd - House of Balloons
March 21, 2011
R&B
Critic Score
83
14 reviews
User Score
86
83 reviews

6. Gang Gang Dance - Eye Contact

Gang Gang Dance - Eye Contact
May 10, 2011
Experimental Rock
Critic Score
82
20 reviews
User Score
80
31 reviews

7. EMA - Past Life Martyred Saints

EMA - Past Life Martyred Saints
May 10, 2011
Experimental
Critic Score
83
18 reviews
User Score
80
47 reviews

8. PJ Harvey - Let England Shake

PJ Harvey - Let England Shake
February 15, 2011
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
87
22 reviews
User Score
86
136 reviews

9. A$AP Rocky - LiveLoveA$AP

A$AP Rocky - LiveLoveA$AP
October 31, 2011
Hip Hop
Critic Score
80
9 reviews
User Score
81
46 reviews

10. Kanye West & Jay-Z - Watch the Throne

Kanye West & Jay-Z - Watch the Throne
August 8, 2011
Hip Hop
Critic Score
78
15 reviews
User Score
79
79 reviews

11. Kate Bush - 50 Words for Snow

Kate Bush - 50 Words for Snow
November 21, 2011
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
84
17 reviews
User Score
79
20 reviews

12. M83 - Hurry Up, We're Dreaming

M83 - Hurry Up, We're Dreaming
October 18, 2011
Dream Pop
Critic Score
77
16 reviews
User Score
83
117 reviews

13. Yuck - Yuck

Yuck - Yuck
February 15, 2011
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
76
17 reviews
User Score
79
42 reviews

14. Austra - Feel It Break

Austra - Feel It Break
May 17, 2011
Electronic
Critic Score
73
11 reviews
User Score
82
27 reviews

15. Zola Jesus - Conatus

Zola Jesus - Conatus
October 4, 2011
Psychedelic
Critic Score
76
21 reviews
User Score
73
18 reviews

16. Neon Indian - Era Extrana

Neon Indian - Era Extrana
September 13, 2011
Chillwave
Critic Score
74
14 reviews
User Score
77
24 reviews

17. Oneohtrix Point Never - Replica

Oneohtrix Point Never - Replica
November 8, 2011
Drone
Critic Score
80
18 reviews
User Score
85
42 reviews

18. Beyoncé - 4

Beyoncé - 4
June 28, 2011
Pop
Critic Score
72
19 reviews
User Score
73
39 reviews

19. Iceage - New Brigade

Iceage - New Brigade
June 21, 2011
Post-Punk
Critic Score
82
14 reviews
User Score
82
41 reviews

20. Real Estate - Days

Real Estate - Days
October 18, 2011
Indie Rock
Critic Score
78
12 reviews
User Score
83
94 reviews

21. Clams Casino - Instrumental

Clams Casino - Instrumental
March 2, 2011
Electronic
Critic Score
81
4 reviews
User Score
78
13 reviews

22. Ryan Adams - Ashes & Fire

Ryan Adams - Ashes & Fire
October 11, 2011
Alt-Country
Critic Score
70
15 reviews
User Score
77
8 reviews

23. Wild Flag - Wild Flag

Wild Flag - Wild Flag
September 13, 2011
Indie Rock
Critic Score
81
15 reviews
User Score
77
15 reviews

24. Frank Ocean - Nostalgia, Ultra.

Frank Ocean - Nostalgia, Ultra.
February 18, 2011
R&B
Critic Score
75
6 reviews
User Score
82
51 reviews

25. Cold Cave - Cherish the Light Years

Cold Cave - Cherish the Light Years
April 5, 2011
New Wave
Critic Score
72
11 reviews
User Score
79
10 reviews

26. The Pains of Being Pure at Heart - Belong

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart - Belong
March 29, 2011
Indie Pop
Critic Score
76
15 reviews
User Score
79
31 reviews

27. Destroyer - Kaputt

Destroyer - Kaputt
January 25, 2011
Indie Pop
Critic Score
85
20 reviews
User Score
84
92 reviews

28. Pictureplane - Thee Physical

Pictureplane - Thee Physical
July 19, 2011
Electronic
Critic Score
72
6 reviews
User Score
75
4 reviews

29. Washed Out - Within and Without

Washed Out - Within and Without
July 12, 2011
Chillwave
Critic Score
70
16 reviews
User Score
80
59 reviews

30. Radiohead - The King of Limbs

Radiohead - The King of Limbs
February 19, 2011
Experimental Rock
Critic Score
79
23 reviews
User Score
79
142 reviews

31. Fleet Foxes - Helplessness Blues

Fleet Foxes - Helplessness Blues
May 3, 2011
Indie Folk
Critic Score
86
21 reviews
User Score
86
150 reviews

32. St. Vincent - Strange Mercy

St. Vincent - Strange Mercy
September 13, 2011
Indie Pop
Critic Score
88
22 reviews
User Score
86
148 reviews

33. SBTRKT - SBTRKT

SBTRKT - SBTRKT
June 28, 2011
Dubstep
Critic Score
77
12 reviews
User Score
81
58 reviews

34. Kurt Vile - Smoke Ring for My Halo

Kurt Vile - Smoke Ring for My Halo
March 8, 2011
Rock
Critic Score
79
17 reviews
User Score
83
55 reviews

35. Atlas Sound - Parallax

Atlas Sound - Parallax
November 8, 2011
Experimental
Critic Score
82
21 reviews
User Score
81
48 reviews

36. Cut Copy - Zonoscope

Cut Copy - Zonoscope
February 8, 2011
Electropop
Critic Score
76
21 reviews
User Score
79
48 reviews

37. Smith Westerns - Dye It Blonde

Smith Westerns - Dye It Blonde
January 18, 2011
Indie Rock
Critic Score
82
19 reviews
User Score
80
28 reviews

38. The Antlers - Burst Apart

The Antlers - Burst Apart
May 10, 2011
Indie Rock
Critic Score
83
20 reviews
User Score
82
89 reviews

39. Nicolas Jaar - Space Is Only Noise

Nicolas Jaar - Space Is Only Noise
January 31, 2011
Electronic
Critic Score
82
11 reviews
User Score
85
60 reviews

40. Kendrick Lamar - Section.80

Kendrick Lamar - Section.80
July 2, 2011
Hip Hop
Critic Score
82
5 reviews
User Score
85
65 reviews

41. Das Racist - Relax

Das Racist - Relax
September 13, 2011
Hip Hop
Critic Score
71
10 reviews
User Score
74
10 reviews

42. Unknown Mortal Orchestra - Unknown Mortal Orchestra

Unknown Mortal Orchestra - Unknown Mortal Orchestra
June 21, 2011
Lo-Fi
Critic Score
71
9 reviews
User Score
79
22 reviews

43. Mr Twin Sister - In Heaven

Mr Twin Sister - In Heaven
September 27, 2011
Indie Pop
Critic Score
74
11 reviews
User Score
77
10 reviews

44. James Blake - James Blake

James Blake - James Blake
February 8, 2011
Dubstep
Critic Score
84
20 reviews
User Score
86
180 reviews

45. Adele - 21

Adele - 21
February 22, 2011
Soul
Critic Score
77
12 reviews
User Score
74
55 reviews

46. tUnE-yArDs - w h o k i l l

tUnE-yArDs - w h o k i l l
April 19, 2011
Experimental
Critic Score
85
21 reviews
User Score
83
95 reviews

47. Wilco - The Whole Love

Wilco - The Whole Love
September 27, 2011
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
78
16 reviews
User Score
76
25 reviews

48. Oddisee - Rock Creek Park

Oddisee - Rock Creek Park
August 9, 2011
Hip Hop
Critic Score
80
1 review
User Score
NR

49. Toro Y Moi - Underneath The Pine

Toro Y Moi - Underneath The Pine
February 22, 2011
Chillwave
Critic Score
78
17 reviews
User Score
80
36 reviews

50. Youth Lagoon - The Year of Hibernation

Youth Lagoon - The Year of Hibernation
September 27, 2011
Dream Pop
Critic Score
79
10 reviews
User Score
84
90 reviews
Original Source: http://stereogum.com/891411/stereogums-top-50-albums-of-2011/franchises/listomania/

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