Critic Album Ratings
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Beats Per Minute's Highest Rated Albums of 2009


BY YEAR:
2013 - 2012 - 2011 - 2010 - 2009 - 2008 - All Time

1. Various Artists - 5: Five Years of Hyperdub

Various Artists - 5: Five Years of Hyperdub
October 27, 2009
95
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



2. Arctic Monkeys - Humbug

Arctic Monkeys - Humbug
August 25, 2009
Alternative Rock
94
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



3. Cymbals Eat Guitars - Why There Are Mountains

Cymbals Eat Guitars - Why There Are Mountains
January 20, 2009
Indie Rock
92
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



4. Yeah Yeah Yeahs - It's Blitz!

Yeah Yeah Yeahs - It's Blitz!
March 31, 2009
Indie Rock
91
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



5. Jim O'Rourke - The Visitor

Jim O'Rourke - The Visitor
September 8, 2009
Experimental
90
Amazon
Rdio



6. Animal Collective - Merriweather Post Pavilion

Animal Collective - Merriweather Post Pavilion
January 20, 2009
Experimental
90
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



7. King Khan & BBQ Show - Invisible Girl

King Khan & BBQ Show - Invisible Girl
November 3, 2009
Garage Rock
89
iTunes
Amazon
Rdio



8. Them Crooked Vultures - Them Crooked Vultures

Them Crooked Vultures - Them Crooked Vultures
November 17, 2009
Alternative Rock
88
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



9. Raekwon - Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... Pt. II

Raekwon - Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... Pt. II
September 8, 2009
Hip Hop
88
Amazon
Rdio



10. The Antlers - Hospice

The Antlers - Hospice
March 3, 2009
Indie Rock
88
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



11. Atlas Sound - Logos

Atlas Sound - Logos
October 20, 2009
Experimental
86
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



12. Danger Mouse and Sparklehorse - Dark Night of the Soul

Danger Mouse and Sparklehorse - Dark Night of the Soul
June 2, 2009
Experimental Rock
86
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



13. The Pains of Being Pure at Heart - The Pains of Being Pure at Heart

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart - The Pains of Being Pure at Heart
February 3, 2009
Indie Pop
86
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



14. Morrissey - Swords

Morrissey - Swords
November 3, 2009
Indie Pop
85
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



15. Grizzly Bear - Veckatimest

Grizzly Bear - Veckatimest
May 26, 2009
Indie Folk
85
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



16. The Fiery Furnaces - I'm Going Away

The Fiery Furnaces - I'm Going Away
July 21, 2009
Experimental
84
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



17. U2 - No Line on the Horizon

U2 - No Line on the Horizon
March 3, 2009
Rock
84
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



18. Antony and the Johnsons - The Crying Light

Antony and the Johnsons - The Crying Light
January 20, 2009
Chamber Pop
83
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



19. Lady Gaga - The Fame Monster

Lady Gaga - The Fame Monster
November 23, 2009
Pop
82
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



20. Neon Indian - Psychic Chasms

Neon Indian - Psychic Chasms
October 13, 2009
Chillwave
82
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



21. The Dead Weather - Horehound

The Dead Weather - Horehound
July 14, 2009
Alternative Rock
82
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



22. Phoenix - Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix

Phoenix - Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
May 26, 2009
Indie Pop
82
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



23. Neko Case - Middle Cyclone

Neko Case - Middle Cyclone
March 3, 2009
Alt-Country
81
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



24. The xx - xx

The xx - xx
October 6, 2009
Indie Pop
80
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



25. Franz Ferdinand - Tonight: Franz Ferdinand

Franz Ferdinand - Tonight: Franz Ferdinand
January 27, 2009
Indie Rock
80
iTunes
Amazon
Rdio



NOTE: This is not a year end list. This list is ordered by the ratings Beats Per Minute awarded albums throughout 2009.


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