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A.V. Club's Highest Rated Albums of 2011


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This is an ordered list of A.V. Club's highest rated albums of 2011. Check out A.V. Club's Year End List.

1. The Roots - Undun

The Roots - Undun
December 6, 2011
Hip Hop
100
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



2. The Beach Boys - The SMiLE Sessions

The Beach Boys - The SMiLE Sessions
November 1, 2011
Rock
100
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



3. Real Estate - Days

Real Estate - Days
October 18, 2011
Indie Rock
100
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



4. Wolves in the Throne Room - Celestial Lineage

Wolves in the Throne Room - Celestial Lineage
September 13, 2011
Black Metal
100
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



5. Prurient - Bermuda Drain

Prurient - Bermuda Drain
July 19, 2011
Noise
100
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



6. Shabazz Palaces - Black Up

Shabazz Palaces - Black Up
June 28, 2011
Hip Hop
100
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



7. Fucked Up - David Comes to Life

Fucked Up - David Comes to Life
June 7, 2011
Hardcore Punk
100
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



8. Thurston Moore - Demolished Thoughts

Thurston Moore - Demolished Thoughts
May 24, 2011
Alternative Rock
100
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



9. Jesu - Ascension

Jesu - Ascension
May 10, 2011
Post-Rock
100
iTunes
Amazon
Rdio



10. The Lonely Island - Turtleneck & Chain

The Lonely Island - Turtleneck & Chain
May 10, 2011
Comedy
100
Amazon
Rdio



11. Fleet Foxes - Helplessness Blues

Fleet Foxes - Helplessness Blues
May 3, 2011
Indie Folk
100
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



12. TV on the Radio - Nine Types of Light

TV on the Radio - Nine Types of Light
April 12, 2011
Experimental Rock
100
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



13. Wye Oak - Civilian

Wye Oak - Civilian
March 8, 2011
Indie Rock
100
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



14. Starfucker - Reptilians

Starfucker - Reptilians
March 8, 2011
Electronic
100
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



15. Dum Dum Girls - He Gets Me High

Dum Dum Girls - He Gets Me High
March 1, 2011
Lo-Fi
100
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



16. Gil Scott-Heron and Jamie xx - We're New Here

Gil Scott-Heron and Jamie xx - We're New Here
February 22, 2011
Dubstep
100
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



17. Saigon - The Greatest Story Never Told

Saigon - The Greatest Story Never Told
February 15, 2011
Hip Hop
100
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



18. James Blake - James Blake

James Blake - James Blake
February 8, 2011
Dubstep
100
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



19. The Decemberists - The King is Dead

The Decemberists - The King is Dead
January 18, 2011
Folk Rock
100
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



20. Doomtree - No Kings

Doomtree - No Kings
November 22, 2011
Hip Hop
91
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



21. Drake - Take Care

Drake - Take Care
November 15, 2011
Hip Hop
91
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



22. Atlas Sound - Parallax

Atlas Sound - Parallax
November 8, 2011
Experimental
91
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



23. ARMS - Summer Skills

ARMS - Summer Skills
November 8, 2011
Indie Folk
91
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



24. The Decemberists - Long Live the King

The Decemberists - Long Live the King
November 1, 2011
Folk Rock
91
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



25. Florence + The Machine - Ceremonials

Florence + The Machine - Ceremonials
November 1, 2011
Indie Pop
91
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



NOTE: This is not a year end list. This list is ordered by the ratings A.V. Club awarded albums throughout 2011.


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