The Highest Rated Albums of 2010

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1. Anaïs Mitchell - Hadestown

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Anaïs Mitchell - Hadestown
March 9, 2010
Folk
Critic Score
92
5 reviews

2. Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

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Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
November 22, 2010
Hip Hop
Critic Score
92
33 reviews

3. Jamey Johnson - The Guitar Song

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Jamey Johnson - The Guitar Song
September 14, 2010
Country
Critic Score
90
6 reviews

4. Arcade Fire - The Suburbs

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Arcade Fire - The Suburbs
August 3, 2010
Indie Rock
Critic Score
88
30 reviews

5. Big Boi - Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty

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Big Boi - Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty
July 6, 2010
Hip Hop
Critic Score
87
23 reviews

6. Ali Farka Toure & Toumani Diabate - Ali & Toumani

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Ali Farka Toure & Toumani Diabate - Ali & Toumani
February 23, 2010
World
Critic Score
86
6 reviews

7. The National - High Violet

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The National - High Violet
May 11, 2010
Indie Rock
Critic Score
86
30 reviews

8. Adebisi Shank - This Is the Second Album of a Band Called Adebisi Shank

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Adebisi Shank - This Is the Second Album of a Band Called Adebisi Shank
August 20, 2010
Critic Score
86
5 reviews

9. Sparrow & the Workshop - Crystals Fall

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Sparrow & the Workshop - Crystals Fall
April 11, 2010
Indie Folk
Critic Score
86
5 reviews

10. Janelle Monáe - The ArchAndroid

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Janelle Monáe - The ArchAndroid
May 18, 2010
Soul
Critic Score
86
23 reviews

11. Flying Lotus - Cosmogramma

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Flying Lotus - Cosmogramma
May 4, 2010
Electronic
Critic Score
86
27 reviews

12. Swans - My Father Will Guide Me Up a Rope to the Sky

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Swans - My Father Will Guide Me Up a Rope to the Sky
September 21, 2010
Post-Rock
Critic Score
85
17 reviews

13. LCD Soundsystem - This Is Happening

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LCD Soundsystem - This Is Happening
May 18, 2010
Dance Punk
Critic Score
85
28 reviews

14. Actress - Splazsh

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Actress - Splazsh
June 8, 2010
Experimental
Critic Score
84
9 reviews

15. Sleigh Bells - Treats

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Sleigh Bells - Treats
May 11, 2010
Noise Pop
Critic Score
84
29 reviews

16. Deerhunter - Halcyon Digest

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Deerhunter - Halcyon Digest
September 28, 2010
Indie Rock
Critic Score
84
28 reviews

17. Alcest - Écailles de Lune

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Alcest - Écailles de Lune
March 29, 2010
Black Metal
Critic Score
84
6 reviews

18. John Mellencamp - No Better Than This

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John Mellencamp - No Better Than This
August 17, 2010
Rock
Critic Score
84
8 reviews

19. Joanna Newsom - Have One on Me

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Joanna Newsom - Have One on Me
February 23, 2010
Indie Folk
Critic Score
84
23 reviews

20. The Jim Jones Revue - Burning Your House Down

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The Jim Jones Revue - Burning Your House Down
June 9, 2010
Critic Score
83
6 reviews

21. Guido - Anidea

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Guido - Anidea
May 1, 2010
Dubstep
Critic Score
83
6 reviews

22. Robyn - Body Talk

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Robyn - Body Talk
November 22, 2010
Electropop
Critic Score
83
17 reviews

23. Four Tet - There Is Love in You

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Four Tet - There Is Love in You
January 26, 2010
Electronic
Critic Score
83
23 reviews

24. Caribou - Swim

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Caribou - Swim
April 20, 2010
Electronic
Critic Score
83
26 reviews

25. Her Name Is Calla - The Quiet Lamb

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Her Name Is Calla - The Quiet Lamb
September 22, 2010
Post-Rock
Critic Score
83
5 reviews


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