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Pitchfork's Highest Rated Albums of All Time

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1. Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

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Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
November 22, 2010
Hip Hop
Score
100

2. Wilco - Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

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Wilco - Yankee Hotel Foxtrot
April 23, 2002
Alternative Rock
Score
100

3. ...And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead - Source Tags & Codes

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...And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead - Source Tags & Codes
February 26, 2002
Alternative Rock
Score
100

4. Radiohead - Kid A

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Radiohead - Kid A
October 3, 2000
Experimental Rock
Score
100

5. D'Angelo - Voodoo

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D'Angelo - Voodoo
January 25, 2000
Neo-Soul
Score
100

6. The Dismemberment Plan - Emergency & I

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The Dismemberment Plan - Emergency & I
October 26, 1999
Indie Rock
Score
100

7. The Flaming Lips - The Soft Bulletin

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The Flaming Lips - The Soft Bulletin
June 22, 1999
Neo-Psychedelia
Score
100

8. Bonnie 'Prince' Billy - I See a Darkness

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Bonnie 'Prince' Billy - I See a Darkness
January 19, 1999
Folk
Score
100

9. Boards of Canada - Music Has the Right to Children

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Boards of Canada - Music Has the Right to Children
April 20, 1998
Electronic
Score
100

10. Neutral Milk Hotel - In the Aeroplane Over the Sea

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Neutral Milk Hotel - In the Aeroplane Over the Sea
February 10, 1998
Indie Rock
Score
100

11. Radiohead - OK Computer

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Radiohead - OK Computer
June 16, 1997
Alternative Rock
Score
100

12. Amon Tobin - Bricolage

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Amon Tobin - Bricolage
May 19, 1997
Electronic
Score
100

13. DJ Shadow - Endtroducing...

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DJ Shadow - Endtroducing...
November 19, 1996
Hip Hop
Score
100

14. Walt Mink - El Producto

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Walt Mink - El Producto
January 16, 1996
Indie Rock
Score
100

15. 12 Rods - Gay?

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12 Rods - Gay?
January 14, 1996
Score
100

16. GZA - Liquid Swords

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GZA - Liquid Swords
November 7, 1995
Hip Hop
Score
100

17. Mobb Deep - The Infamous

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Mobb Deep - The Infamous
April 25, 1995
Hip Hop
Score
100

18. Nas - Illmatic

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Nas - Illmatic
April 19, 1994
Hip Hop
Score
100

19. My Bloody Valentine - Loveless

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My Bloody Valentine - Loveless
November 4, 1991
Shoegaze
Score
100

20. Talk Talk - Laughing Stock

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Talk Talk - Laughing Stock
September 16, 1991
Post-Rock
Score
100

21. Slint - Spiderland

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Slint - Spiderland
March 27, 1991
Post-Rock
Score
100

22. Cocteau Twins - Heaven or Las Vegas

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Cocteau Twins - Heaven or Las Vegas
September 17, 1990
Dream Pop
Score
100

23. A Tribe Called Quest - People's Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm

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A Tribe Called Quest - People's Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm
April 17, 1990
Hip Hop
Score
100

24. Public Enemy - Fear of a Black Planet

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Public Enemy - Fear of a Black Planet
April 10, 1990
Hip Hop
Score
100

25. Beastie Boys - Paul's Boutique

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Beastie Boys - Paul's Boutique
July 25, 1989
Hip Hop
Score
100
NOTE: This is not a year end list. This list is ordered by the ratings Pitchfork awarded albums throughout all.


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