The Guardian's Highest Rated Albums of 2011

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This is an ordered list of The Guardian's highest rated albums of 2011. Check out The Guardian's Year End List.

1. The Black Keys - El Camino

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The Black Keys - El Camino
December 6, 2011
Rock
Score
100

2. Kate Bush - 50 Words for Snow

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Kate Bush - 50 Words for Snow
November 21, 2011
Art Pop
Score
100

3. Ry Cooder - Pull Up Some Dust and Sit Down

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Ry Cooder - Pull Up Some Dust and Sit Down
August 29, 2011
Folk
Score
100

4. Gazelle Twin - The Entire City

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Gazelle Twin - The Entire City
July 11, 2011
Electronic
Score
100

5. Bon Iver - Bon Iver, Bon Iver

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Bon Iver - Bon Iver, Bon Iver
June 21, 2011
Indie Folk
Score
100

6. Earth - Angels of Darkness, Demons of Light I

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Earth - Angels of Darkness, Demons of Light I
February 22, 2011
Drone
Score
100

7. PJ Harvey - Let England Shake

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PJ Harvey - Let England Shake
February 15, 2011
Alternative Rock
Score
100

8. Destroyer - Kaputt

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Destroyer - Kaputt
January 25, 2011
Indie Pop
Score
100

9. The Phoenix Foundation - Buffalo

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The Phoenix Foundation - Buffalo
January 24, 2011
Indie Pop
Score
100

10. Rebecca Ferguson - Heaven

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Rebecca Ferguson - Heaven
December 5, 2011
Soul
Score
80

11. Rihanna - Talk That Talk

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Rihanna - Talk That Talk
November 21, 2011
Pop
Score
80

12. The Dø - Both Ways Open Jaws

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The Dø - Both Ways Open Jaws
November 15, 2011
Indie Folk
Score
80

13. Bill Ryder-Jones - If

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Bill Ryder-Jones - If
November 14, 2011
Modern Classical
Score
80

14. Manic Street Preachers - National Treasures: Complete Singles

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Manic Street Preachers - National Treasures: Complete Singles
November 8, 2011
Alternative Rock
Score
80

15. Meshell Ndegeocello - Weather

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Meshell Ndegeocello - Weather
November 8, 2011
Soul
Score
80

16. Seal - Soul 2

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Seal - Soul 2
November 4, 2011
Score
80

17. Megadeth - TH1RT3EN

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Megadeth - TH1RT3EN
November 1, 2011
Thrash Metal
Score
80

18. Justice - Audio, Video, Disco

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Justice - Audio, Video, Disco
October 25, 2011
Electronic
Score
80

19. Tom Waits - Bad as Me

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Tom Waits - Bad as Me
October 25, 2011
Blues
Score
80

20. Magazine - No Thyself

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Magazine - No Thyself
October 24, 2011
Score
80

21. Martin Simpson - Purpose & Grace

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Martin Simpson - Purpose & Grace
October 18, 2011
Score
80

22. Boyz II Men - Twenty

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Boyz II Men - Twenty
October 12, 2011
R&B
Score
80

23. Björk - Biophilia

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Björk - Biophilia
October 11, 2011
Art Pop
Score
80

24. Ryan Adams - Ashes & Fire

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Ryan Adams - Ashes & Fire
October 11, 2011
Singer-Songwriter
Score
80

25. Rustie - Glass Swords

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Rustie - Glass Swords
October 11, 2011
Electronic
Score
80
NOTE: This is not a year end list. This list is ordered by the ratings The Guardian awarded albums throughout 2011.


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