The Highest Rated Albums of 2011

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1. PJ Harvey - Let England Shake

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PJ Harvey - Let England Shake
February 15, 2011
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
89
27 reviews

2. St. Vincent - Strange Mercy

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St. Vincent - Strange Mercy
September 13, 2011
Indie Pop
Critic Score
87
27 reviews

3. tUnE-yArDs - w h o k i l l

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tUnE-yArDs - w h o k i l l
April 19, 2011
Experimental
Critic Score
85
25 reviews

4. Tim Hecker - Ravedeath, 1972

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Tim Hecker - Ravedeath, 1972
February 15, 2011
Drone
Critic Score
85
14 reviews

5. Destroyer - Kaputt

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Destroyer - Kaputt
January 25, 2011
Indie Pop
Critic Score
85
23 reviews

6. Shabazz Palaces - Black Up

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Shabazz Palaces - Black Up
June 28, 2011
Hip Hop
Critic Score
85
20 reviews

7. Rustie - Glass Swords

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Rustie - Glass Swords
October 11, 2011
Electronic
Critic Score
85
10 reviews

8. Bon Iver - Bon Iver, Bon Iver

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Bon Iver - Bon Iver, Bon Iver
June 21, 2011
Indie Folk
Critic Score
85
27 reviews

9. Gazelle Twin - The Entire City

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Gazelle Twin - The Entire City
July 11, 2011
Electronic
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

10. Tom Waits - Bad as Me

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Tom Waits - Bad as Me
October 25, 2011
Blues
Critic Score
84
23 reviews

11. 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
Blues
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

12. Thursday - No Devolucion

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Thursday - No Devolucion
April 12, 2011
Rock
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

13. Meshell Ndegeocello - Weather

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Meshell Ndegeocello - Weather
November 8, 2011
Soul
Critic Score
84
6 reviews

14. Kate Bush - 50 Words for Snow

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Kate Bush - 50 Words for Snow
November 21, 2011
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
84
23 reviews

15. Yamantaka // Sonic Titan - YT//ST

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Yamantaka // Sonic Titan - YT//ST
October 1, 2011
Progressive Rock
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

16. Saigon - The Greatest Story Never Told

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Saigon - The Greatest Story Never Told
February 15, 2011
Hip Hop
Critic Score
84
6 reviews

17. Fucked Up - David Comes to Life

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Fucked Up - David Comes to Life
June 7, 2011
Hardcore Punk
Critic Score
84
22 reviews

18. Fleet Foxes - Helplessness Blues

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Fleet Foxes - Helplessness Blues
May 3, 2011
Indie Folk
Critic Score
84
26 reviews

19. Matana Roberts - Coin Coin Chapter One: Gens De Couleur Libre

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Matana Roberts - Coin Coin Chapter One: Gens De Couleur Libre
May 10, 2011
Jazz
Critic Score
84
6 reviews

20. Girls - Father, Son, Holy Ghost

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Girls - Father, Son, Holy Ghost
September 13, 2011
Indie Pop
Critic Score
83
22 reviews

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

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Earth - Angels of Darkness, Demons of Light I
February 22, 2011
Experimental
Critic Score
83
8 reviews

22. Danny Brown - XXX

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Danny Brown - XXX
August 15, 2011
Hip Hop
Critic Score
83
6 reviews

23. King Creosote & Jon Hopkins - Diamond Mine

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King Creosote & Jon Hopkins - Diamond Mine
May 23, 2011
Folk
Critic Score
83
8 reviews

24. Gillian Welch - The Harrow & The Harvest

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Gillian Welch - The Harrow & The Harvest
June 28, 2011
Alt-Country
Critic Score
82
14 reviews

25. Smith Westerns - Dye It Blonde

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Smith Westerns - Dye It Blonde
January 18, 2011
Indie Rock
Critic Score
82
21 reviews


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