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Paste's Highest Rated Albums of 2010


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This is an ordered list of Paste's highest rated albums of 2010. Check out Paste's Year End List.

1. Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
November 22, 2010
Hip Hop
9.4
iTunes
Amazon
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2. LCD Soundsystem - This Is Happening

LCD Soundsystem - This Is Happening
May 18, 2010
Electronic
9.3
iTunes
Amazon
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Rdio



3. Sleigh Bells - Treats

Sleigh Bells - Treats
May 11, 2010
Noise Pop
9.3
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



4. Bruce Springsteen - The Promise

Bruce Springsteen - The Promise
November 16, 2010
Rock
9.2
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



5. Mavis Staples - You Are Not Alone

Mavis Staples - You Are Not Alone
September 14, 2010
Soul
9.1
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



6. Wavves - King of the Beach

Wavves - King of the Beach
August 3, 2010
Lo-Fi
9.1
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



7. Janelle Monáe - The ArchAndroid

Janelle Monáe - The ArchAndroid
May 18, 2010
Soul
9.1
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



8. Titus Andronicus - The Monitor

Titus Andronicus - The Monitor
March 9, 2010
Indie Rock
9.1
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



9. Joe Pug - Messenger

Joe Pug - Messenger
February 16, 2010
Folk
9.1
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



10. Mumford & Sons - Sigh No More

Mumford & Sons - Sigh No More
February 16, 2010
Folk
9.1
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



11. Midlake - The Courage of Others

Midlake - The Courage of Others
February 2, 2010
Indie Rock
9.1
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



12. Sufjan Stevens - The Age of Adz

Sufjan Stevens - The Age of Adz
October 12, 2010
Chamber Pop
9
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



13. Beach House - Teen Dream

Beach House - Teen Dream
January 26, 2010
Dream Pop
9
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



14. Band of Horses - Infinite Arms

Band of Horses - Infinite Arms
May 18, 2010
Indie Rock
8.9
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



15. Flying Lotus - Cosmogramma

Flying Lotus - Cosmogramma
May 4, 2010
Electronic
8.9
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



16. Laura Marling - I Speak Because I Can

Laura Marling - I Speak Because I Can
April 6, 2010
Folk
8.9
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



17. These New Puritans - Hidden

These New Puritans - Hidden
March 2, 2010
Art Rock
8.9
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



18. Lissie - Catching a Tiger

Lissie - Catching a Tiger
August 17, 2010
Indie Folk
8.8
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



19. Vampire Weekend - Contra

Vampire Weekend - Contra
January 12, 2010
Indie Rock
8.7
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



20. 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
8.6
iTunes
Amazon
Rdio



21. Stars - The Five Ghosts

Stars - The Five Ghosts
June 22, 2010
Indie Pop
8.6
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



22. Phosphorescent - Here's to Taking It Easy

Phosphorescent - Here's to Taking It Easy
May 11, 2010
Folk
8.6
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



23. Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings - I Learned the Hard Way

Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings - I Learned the Hard Way
April 6, 2010
Funk
8.6
Amazon
Rdio



24. Ólöf Arnalds - Innundir Skinni

Ólöf Arnalds - Innundir Skinni
September 14, 2010
Folk
8.5
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



25. Menomena - Mines

Menomena - Mines
July 27, 2010
Experimental Rock
8.5
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



NOTE: This is not a year end list. This list is ordered by the ratings Paste awarded albums throughout 2010.


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