2002 Album Releases

2002
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Box Set (14)
Cover (10)
DJ Mix (84)
EP (86)
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LP (1543)
Remix (20)
Score (16)
Single (135)
Video (9)
Aug 22
Interpol - Turn On The Bright Lights
Interpol
Turn On The Bright Lights
87
critic score
(10)
88
user score
(691)
Apr 23
Wilco - Yankee Hotel Foxtrot
Wilco
Yankee Hotel Foxtrot
92
critic score
(12)
90
user score
(643)
May 28
Eminem - The Eminem Show
Eminem
The Eminem Show
79
critic score
(7)
79
user score
(503)
Aug 27
Coldplay - A Rush of Blood to the Head
Coldplay
A Rush of Blood to the Head
77
critic score
(12)
79
user score
(463)
Aug 27
Queens of the Stone Age - Songs for the Deaf
Queens of the Stone Age
Songs for the Deaf
86
critic score
(7)
87
user score
(445)
Jul 16
The Flaming Lips - Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots
The Flaming Lips
Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots
86
critic score
(9)
84
user score
(431)
Oct 15
Broken Social Scene - You Forgot It In People
Broken Social Scene
You Forgot It In People
86
critic score
(10)
87
user score
(259)
Oct 29
Sigur Rós - ()
Sigur Rós
()
81
critic score
(10)
86
user score
(244)
Sep 24
Beck - Sea Change
Beck
Sea Change
86
critic score
(10)
82
user score
(234)
Feb 19
Boards of Canada - Geogaddi
Boards of Canada
Geogaddi
84
critic score
(9)
86
user score
(229)
Jul 9
Red Hot Chili Peppers - By The Way
Red Hot Chili Peppers
By The Way
79
critic score
(8)
79
user score
(201)
Nov 4
Godspeed You! Black Emperor - Yanqui U.X.O.
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Yanqui U.X.O.
77
critic score
(7)
80
user score
(189)
Jun 4
Avril Lavigne - Let Go
Avril Lavigne
Let Go
66
critic score
(6)
75
user score
(173)
May 14
Weezer - Maladroit
Weezer
Maladroit
70
critic score
(9)
68
user score
(167)
Oct 22
The Streets - Original Pirate Material
The Streets
Original Pirate Material
89
critic score
(9)
80
user score
(163)
Jun 25
Maroon 5 - Songs About Jane
Maroon 5
Songs About Jane
68
critic score
(4)
69
user score
(152)
Oct 29
Christina Aguilera - Stripped
Christina Aguilera
Stripped
56
critic score
(8)
73
user score
(148)
Feb 26
Kylie Minogue - Fever
Kylie Minogue
Fever
70
critic score
(7)
81
user score
(142)
Nov 26
System of a Down - Steal This Album!
System of a Down
Steal This Album!
78
critic score
(7)
75
user score
(142)
May 14
El-P - Fantastic Damage
El-P
Fantastic Damage
92
critic score
(7)
88
user score
(136)
Nov 5
Justin Timberlake - Justified
Justin Timberlake
Justified
67
critic score
(8)
68
user score
(136)
Aug 20
Spoon - Kill The Moonlight
Spoon
Kill The Moonlight
80
critic score
(7)
84
user score
(133)
Jun 11
David Bowie - Heathen
David Bowie
Heathen
75
critic score
(7)
73
user score
(132)
2002
William Basinski - The Disintegration Loops
William Basinski
The Disintegration Loops
94
critic score
(1)
85
user score
(119)
Oct 14
The Libertines - Up The Bracket
The Libertines
Up The Bracket
85
critic score
(6)
81
user score
(114)
Dec 17
Nas - God's Son
Nas
God's Son
75
critic score
(7)
75
user score
(102)
Jan 14
The Notwist - Neon Golden
The Notwist
Neon Golden
85
critic score
(7)
86
user score
(93)
Oct 22
Foo Fighters - One by One
Foo Fighters
One by One
69
critic score
(10)
70
user score
(89)
Nov 26
The Roots - Phrenology
The Roots
Phrenology
83
critic score
(12)
81
user score
(89)
Feb 26
...And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead - Source Tags & Codes
...And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead
Source Tags & Codes
77
critic score
(10)
83
user score
(88)
Jun 12
Atmosphere - God Loves Ugly
Atmosphere
God Loves Ugly
76
critic score
(3)
81
user score
(87)
Aug 13
Agalloch - The Mantle
Agalloch
The Mantle
90
critic score
(2)
84
user score
(85)
Nov 19
Audioslave - Audioslave
Audioslave
Audioslave
61
critic score
(7)
73
user score
(82)
Jun 25
Sonic Youth - Murray Street
Sonic Youth
Murray Street
82
critic score
(9)
81
user score
(81)
Sep 24
Porcupine Tree - In Absentia
Porcupine Tree
In Absentia
67
critic score
(3)
83
user score
(78)
May 14
The Black Keys - The Big Come Up
The Black Keys
The Big Come Up
80
critic score
(3)
76
user score
(74)
Feb 26
Norah Jones - Come Away with Me
Norah Jones
Come Away with Me
75
critic score
(4)
79
user score
(73)
Jul 2
Oasis - Heathen Chemistry
Oasis
Heathen Chemistry
45
critic score
(9)
56
user score
(73)
Aug 20
Sleater-Kinney - One Beat
Sleater-Kinney
One Beat
82
critic score
(8)
83
user score
(71)
Sep 16
Isis - Oceanic
Isis
Oceanic
97
critic score
(3)
86
user score
(71)
Dec 3
Mariah Carey - Charmbracelet
Mariah Carey
Charmbracelet
46
critic score
(5)
61
user score
(70)
Feb 19
The Mountain Goats - All Hail West Texas
The Mountain Goats
All Hail West Texas
84
critic score
(4)
84
user score
(68)
Aug 6
dälek - From Filthy Tongue of Gods and Griots
dälek
From Filthy Tongue of Gods and Griots
74
critic score
(2)
82
user score
(66)
Aug 20
Clipse - Lord Willin'
Clipse
Lord Willin'
66
critic score
(5)
79
user score
(66)
Feb 19
Xiu Xiu - Knife Play
Xiu Xiu
Knife Play
79
critic score
(5)
81
user score
(64)
May 7
Tom Waits - Blood Money
Tom Waits
Blood Money
78
critic score
(7)
84
user score
(62)
Sep 24
Iron & Wine - The Creek Drank The Cradle
Iron & Wine
The Creek Drank The Cradle
84
critic score
(5)
82
user score
(62)
Nov 12
Jay-Z - The Blueprint 2: The Gift & the Curse
Jay-Z
The Blueprint 2: The Gift & the Curse
69
critic score
(8)
66
user score
(61)
Feb 1
Damien Rice - O
Damien Rice
O
74
critic score
(11)
78
user score
(60)
May 28
Mastodon - Remission
Mastodon
Remission
83
critic score
(3)
77
user score
(60)
Jun 3
The Books - Thought For Food
The Books
Thought For Food
83
critic score
(4)
83
user score
(58)
Nov 12
Pearl Jam - Riot Act
Pearl Jam
Riot Act
68
critic score
(9)
67
user score
(57)
May 7
Tom Waits - Alice
Tom Waits
Alice
78
critic score
(7)
82
user score
(50)
Nov 12
Opeth - Deliverance
Opeth
Deliverance
72
critic score
(3)
82
user score
(49)
May 21
The Decemberists - Castaways and Cutouts
The Decemberists
Castaways and Cutouts
85
critic score
(5)
82
user score
(48)
Nov 5
The Mountain Goats - Tallahassee
The Mountain Goats
Tallahassee
76
critic score
(6)
82
user score
(47)
Nov 5
Johnny Cash - American IV: The Man Comes Around
Johnny Cash
American IV: The Man Comes Around
72
critic score
(4)
84
user score
(47)
Jan 28
The Chemical Brothers - Come with Us
The Chemical Brothers
Come with Us
69
critic score
(9)
76
user score
(46)
Sep 24
Busdriver - Temporary Forever
Busdriver
Temporary Forever
80
critic score
(1)
87
user score
(46)
Mar 19
Hella - Hold Your Horse Is
Hella
Hold Your Horse Is
80
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(45)
Jul 23
RJD2 - Deadringer
RJD2
Deadringer
87
critic score
(7)
78
user score
(45)
Jul 30
Bruce Springsteen - The Rising
Bruce Springsteen
The Rising
79
critic score
(7)
76
user score
(45)
Aug 27
30 Seconds To Mars - 30 Seconds to Mars
30 Seconds To Mars
30 Seconds to Mars
47
critic score
(3)
57
user score
(43)
Jun 11
Korn - Untouchables
Korn
Untouchables
62
critic score
(5)
63
user score
(41)
Nov 19
Talib Kweli - Quality
Talib Kweli
Quality
85
critic score
(6)
81
user score
(40)
May 14
Moby - 18
Moby
18
66
critic score
(7)
72
user score
(38)
Aug 20
Neko Case - Blacklisted
Neko Case
Blacklisted
82
critic score
(5)
82
user score
(36)
Sep 22
mclusky - Mclusky Do Dallas
mclusky
Mclusky Do Dallas
83
critic score
(5)
79
user score
(36)
Mar 26
The Walkmen - Everyone Who Pretended to Like Me is Gone
The Walkmen
Everyone Who Pretended to Like Me is Gone
82
critic score
(4)
80
user score
(35)
Mar 26
Taking Back Sunday - Tell All Your Friends
Taking Back Sunday
Tell All Your Friends
83
critic score
(4)
72
user score
(35)
Aug 6
Carissa's Wierd - Songs About Leaving
Carissa's Wierd
Songs About Leaving
77
critic score
(3)
78
user score
(35)
Feb 5
Coheed and Cambria - The Second Stage Turbine Blade
Coheed and Cambria
The Second Stage Turbine Blade
85
critic score
(2)
77
user score
(34)
Mar 31
Against Me! - Is Reinventing Axl Rose
Against Me!
Is Reinventing Axl Rose
95
critic score
(2)
82
user score
(32)
Feb 25
Alanis Morissette - Under Rug Swept
Alanis Morissette
Under Rug Swept
64
critic score
(9)
73
user score
(31)
Sep 17
Mr. Lif - I Phantom
Mr. Lif
I Phantom
79
critic score
(5)
85
user score
(31)
Oct 1
Rilo Kiley - The Execution of All Things
Rilo Kiley
The Execution of All Things
79
critic score
(5)
79
user score
(31)
Oct 28
Tori Amos - Scarlet's Walk
Tori Amos
Scarlet's Walk
54
critic score
(7)
83
user score
(31)
Jan 29
Dream Theater - Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence
Dream Theater
Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence
78
critic score
(2)
75
user score
(30)
Jun 2
DJ Shadow - The Private Press
DJ Shadow
The Private Press
79
critic score
(9)
76
user score
(30)
Jun 3
Belle & Sebastian - Storytelling
Belle & Sebastian
Storytelling
57
critic score
(5)
64
user score
(30)
Nov 25
Jennifer Lopez - This Is Me... Then
Jennifer Lopez
This Is Me... Then
67
critic score
(5)
66
user score
(30)
Nov 26
Sum 41 - Does This Look Infected?
Sum 41
Does This Look Infected?
60
critic score
(5)
63
user score
(30)
Dec 10
t.A.T.u. - 200 km/h in the Wrong Lane
t.A.T.u.
200 km/h in the Wrong Lane
60
critic score
(4)
73
user score
(30)
Mar 5
Songs: Ohia - Didn't It Rain
Songs: Ohia
Didn't It Rain
87
critic score
(4)
85
user score
(29)
Apr
Merzbow - Merzbeat
Merzbow
Merzbeat
59
critic score
(2)
66
user score
(29)
Jul 14
The Vines - Highly Evolved
The Vines
Highly Evolved
66
critic score
(10)
67
user score
(29)
Jun 4
Doves - The Last Broadcast
Doves
The Last Broadcast
79
critic score
(8)
79
user score
(28)
Aug 6
Cage - Movies for the Blind
Cage
Movies for the Blind
70
critic score
(2)
83
user score
(27)
Nov 12
Missy Elliott - Under Construction
Missy Elliott
Under Construction
78
critic score
(10)
78
user score
(27)
Aug 5
Primal Scream - Evil Heat
Primal Scream
Evil Heat
66
critic score
(9)
72
user score
(25)
Oct 28
Beth Gibbons & Rustin Man - Out of Season
Beth Gibbons & Rustin Man
Out of Season
85
critic score
(8)
82
user score
(25)
Oct 31
Tribalistas - Tribalistas
Tribalistas
Tribalistas
90
critic score
(1)
87
user score
(25)
Apr 30
Blackalicious - Blazing Arrow
Blackalicious
Blazing Arrow
82
critic score
(8)
83
user score
(24)
May 27
Max Richter - Memoryhouse
Max Richter
Memoryhouse
78
critic score
(7)
85
user score
(24)
Sep 24
Low - Trust
Low
Trust
79
critic score
(4)
75
user score
(24)
Oct 1
Good Charlotte - The Young and the Hopeless
Good Charlotte
The Young and the Hopeless
56
critic score
(5)
56
user score
(24)
2002
Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti - House Arrest
Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti
House Arrest
74
critic score
(6)
78
user score
(23)
Aug 6
Scarface - The Fix
Scarface
The Fix
75
critic score
(5)
82
user score
(23)
Mar 19
Simple Plan - No Pads, No Helmets...Just Balls
Simple Plan
No Pads, No Helmets...Just Balls
60
critic score
(2)
55
user score
(22)
May 20
Archive - You All Look the Same to Me
Archive
You All Look the Same to Me
70
critic score
(1)
79
user score
(22)
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