The Highest Rated Albums of 2009

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1. Animal Collective - Merriweather Post Pavilion

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Animal Collective - Merriweather Post Pavilion
January 20, 2009
Experimental
Critic Score
92
28 reviews

2. Owen - New Leaves

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Owen - New Leaves
September 22, 2009
Acoustic Rock
Critic Score
88
6 reviews

3. Shackleton - Three EPs

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Shackleton - Three EPs
October 13, 2009
UK Bass
Critic Score
87
5 reviews

4. Meshell Ndegeocello - Devil's Halo

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Meshell Ndegeocello - Devil's Halo
October 6, 2009
Soul
Critic Score
87
5 reviews

5. Grizzly Bear - Veckatimest

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Grizzly Bear - Veckatimest
May 26, 2009
Psychedelic Folk
Critic Score
87
27 reviews

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

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Raekwon - Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... Pt. II
September 8, 2009
Hip Hop
Critic Score
86
17 reviews

7. Jim O'Rourke - The Visitor

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Jim O'Rourke - The Visitor
September 8, 2009
Experimental
Critic Score
86
7 reviews

8. Dirty Projectors - Bitte Orca

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Dirty Projectors - Bitte Orca
June 9, 2009
Indie Pop
Critic Score
86
29 reviews

9. Converge - Axe To Fall

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Converge - Axe To Fall
October 20, 2009
Metalcore
Critic Score
86
8 reviews

10. Baroness - Blue Record

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Baroness - Blue Record
October 13, 2009
Sludge Metal
Critic Score
86
5 reviews

11. The xx - xx

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The xx - xx
October 6, 2009
Indie Pop
Critic Score
86
19 reviews

12. Mount Eerie - Wind's Poem

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Mount Eerie - Wind's Poem
August 18, 2009
Indie Folk
Critic Score
86
8 reviews

13. Brad Paisley - American Saturday Night

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Brad Paisley - American Saturday Night
June 30, 2009
Country
Critic Score
85
8 reviews

14. Sunn O))) - Monoliths and Dimensions

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Sunn O))) - Monoliths and Dimensions
May 26, 2009
Drone Metal
Critic Score
85
12 reviews

15. Martyn - Great Lengths

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Martyn - Great Lengths
April 20, 2009
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

16. Girls - Album

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Girls - Album
September 22, 2009
Indie Pop
Critic Score
84
19 reviews

17. Allen Toussaint - The Bright Mississippi

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Allen Toussaint - The Bright Mississippi
April 21, 2009
Jazz
Critic Score
83
6 reviews

18. Evangelista - Prince of Truth

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Evangelista - Prince of Truth
October 5, 2009
Critic Score
83
5 reviews

19. Fever Ray - Fever Ray

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Fever Ray - Fever Ray
January 13, 2009
Electropop
Critic Score
83
17 reviews

20. Oneohtrix Point Never - Rifts

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Oneohtrix Point Never - Rifts
November 16, 2009
Drone
Critic Score
84
7 reviews

21. Mungolian Jet Set - We Gave It All Away... Now We Are Taking It Back

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Mungolian Jet Set - We Gave It All Away... Now We Are Taking It Back
August 25, 2009
Critic Score
83
6 reviews

22. Phoenix - Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix

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Phoenix - Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
May 26, 2009
Indie Pop
Critic Score
83
21 reviews

23. Future of the Left - Travels with Myself and Another

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Future of the Left - Travels with Myself and Another
June 23, 2009
Noise Rock
Critic Score
83
17 reviews

24. Todd Snider - The Excitement Plan

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Todd Snider - The Excitement Plan
June 9, 2009
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
82
6 reviews

25. David Bazan - Curse Your Branches

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David Bazan - Curse Your Branches
September 1, 2009
Folk
Critic Score
82
8 reviews


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