2002 Album Releases

2002
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Box Set (13)
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DJ Mix (84)
EP (86)
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LP (1536)
Remix (20)
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Single (134)
Video (9)
Aug 22
Interpol - Turn On The Bright Lights
Interpol
Turn On The Bright Lights
87
critic score
(10)
88
user score
(688)
Apr 23
Wilco - Yankee Hotel Foxtrot
Wilco
Yankee Hotel Foxtrot
92
critic score
(12)
90
user score
(631)
May 28
Eminem - The Eminem Show
Eminem
The Eminem Show
79
critic score
(7)
79
user score
(500)
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
(461)
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
(442)
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
(257)
Oct 29
Sigur Rós - ()
Sigur Rós
()
81
critic score
(10)
86
user score
(243)
Sep 24
Beck - Sea Change
Beck
Sea Change
86
critic score
(10)
82
user score
(232)
Feb 19
Boards of Canada - Geogaddi
Boards of Canada
Geogaddi
84
critic score
(9)
86
user score
(223)
Jul 9
Red Hot Chili Peppers - By The Way
Red Hot Chili Peppers
By The Way
79
critic score
(8)
79
user score
(200)
Nov 4
Godspeed You! Black Emperor - Yanqui U.X.O.
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Yanqui U.X.O.
77
critic score
(7)
79
user score
(185)
Jun 4
Avril Lavigne - Let Go
Avril Lavigne
Let Go
66
critic score
(6)
75
user score
(172)
May 14
Weezer - Maladroit
Weezer
Maladroit
70
critic score
(9)
68
user score
(166)
Oct 22
The Streets - Original Pirate Material
The Streets
Original Pirate Material
89
critic score
(9)
81
user score
(161)
Jun 25
Maroon 5 - Songs About Jane
Maroon 5
Songs About Jane
68
critic score
(4)
69
user score
(148)
Oct 29
Christina Aguilera - Stripped
Christina Aguilera
Stripped
56
critic score
(8)
74
user score
(147)
Feb 26
Kylie Minogue - Fever
Kylie Minogue
Fever
70
critic score
(7)
81
user score
(141)
Nov 26
System of a Down - Steal This Album!
System of a Down
Steal This Album!
78
critic score
(7)
75
user score
(140)
Nov 5
Justin Timberlake - Justified
Justin Timberlake
Justified
67
critic score
(8)
68
user score
(136)
May 14
El-P - Fantastic Damage
El-P
Fantastic Damage
92
critic score
(7)
88
user score
(135)
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
(118)
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
(99)
Jan 14
The Notwist - Neon Golden
The Notwist
Neon Golden
85
critic score
(7)
86
user score
(92)
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)
Oct 22
Foo Fighters - One by One
Foo Fighters
One by One
69
critic score
(10)
70
user score
(88)
Nov 26
The Roots - Phrenology
The Roots
Phrenology
83
critic score
(12)
81
user score
(87)
Jun 12
Atmosphere - God Loves Ugly
Atmosphere
God Loves Ugly
76
critic score
(3)
81
user score
(86)
Aug 13
Agalloch - The Mantle
Agalloch
The Mantle
90
critic score
(2)
84
user score
(84)
Jun 25
Sonic Youth - Murray Street
Sonic Youth
Murray Street
82
critic score
(9)
81
user score
(81)
Nov 19
Audioslave - Audioslave
Audioslave
Audioslave
61
critic score
(7)
73
user score
(81)
Sep 24
Porcupine Tree - In Absentia
Porcupine Tree
In Absentia
67
critic score
(3)
83
user score
(76)
May 14
The Black Keys - The Big Come Up
The Black Keys
The Big Come Up
80
critic score
(3)
76
user score
(74)
Jul 2
Oasis - Heathen Chemistry
Oasis
Heathen Chemistry
45
critic score
(9)
56
user score
(74)
Dec 3
Mariah Carey - Charmbracelet
Mariah Carey
Charmbracelet
46
critic score
(5)
60
user score
(72)
Feb 26
Norah Jones - Come Away with Me
Norah Jones
Come Away with Me
75
critic score
(4)
79
user score
(71)
Aug 20
Sleater-Kinney - One Beat
Sleater-Kinney
One Beat
82
critic score
(8)
83
user score
(70)
Sep 16
Isis - Oceanic
Isis
Oceanic
97
critic score
(3)
86
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
(66)
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
(64)
Aug 20
Clipse - Lord Willin'
Clipse
Lord Willin'
66
critic score
(5)
79
user score
(64)
Feb 19
Xiu Xiu - Knife Play
Xiu Xiu
Knife Play
79
critic score
(5)
81
user score
(63)
May 7
Tom Waits - Blood Money
Tom Waits
Blood Money
78
critic score
(7)
84
user score
(61)
Sep 24
Iron & Wine - The Creek Drank The Cradle
Iron & Wine
The Creek Drank The Cradle
84
critic score
(5)
82
user score
(61)
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
(10)
78
user score
(60)
May 28
Mastodon - Remission
Mastodon
Remission
83
critic score
(3)
76
user score
(59)
Jun 3
The Books - Thought For Food
The Books
Thought For Food
83
critic score
(4)
83
user score
(57)
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)
May 21
The Decemberists - Castaways and Cutouts
The Decemberists
Castaways and Cutouts
85
critic score
(5)
82
user score
(48)
Nov 12
Opeth - Deliverance
Opeth
Deliverance
72
critic score
(3)
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
(46)
Jan 28
The Chemical Brothers - Come with Us
The Chemical Brothers
Come with Us
69
critic score
(9)
76
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)
Sep 24
Busdriver - Temporary Forever
Busdriver
Temporary Forever
80
critic score
(1)
87
user score
(45)
Mar 19
Hella - Hold Your Horse Is
Hella
Hold Your Horse Is
80
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(43)
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)
Sep 23
Nas - The Lost Tapes
Nas
The Lost Tapes
80
critic score
(6)
83
user score
(43)
Jun 11
Korn - Untouchables
Korn
Untouchables
62
critic score
(5)
63
user score
(39)
May 14
Moby - 18
Moby
18
66
critic score
(7)
72
user score
(37)
Nov 19
Talib Kweli - Quality
Talib Kweli
Quality
85
critic score
(6)
82
user score
(37)
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)
Aug 20
Neko Case - Blacklisted
Neko Case
Blacklisted
82
critic score
(5)
82
user score
(35)
Sep 22
mclusky - Mclusky Do Dallas
mclusky
Mclusky Do Dallas
83
critic score
(5)
79
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 26
Taking Back Sunday - Tell All Your Friends
Taking Back Sunday
Tell All Your Friends
83
critic score
(4)
72
user score
(34)
Aug 6
Carissa's Wierd - Songs About Leaving
Carissa's Wierd
Songs About Leaving
77
critic score
(3)
78
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)
Oct 28
Tori Amos - Scarlet's Walk
Tori Amos
Scarlet's Walk
54
critic score
(7)
82
user score
(32)
Jan 29
Dream Theater - Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence
Dream Theater
Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence
78
critic score
(2)
76
user score
(31)
Feb 25
Alanis Morissette - Under Rug Swept
Alanis Morissette
Under Rug Swept
64
critic score
(9)
73
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)
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)
Sep 17
Mr. Lif - I Phantom
Mr. Lif
I Phantom
79
critic score
(5)
85
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)
Oct 29
Nirvana - Nirvana
Nirvana
Nirvana
80
critic score
(8)
79
user score
(29)
Nov 4
Björk - Greatest Hits
Björk
Greatest Hits
86
critic score
(6)
93
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
(26)
Oct 31
Tribalistas - Tribalistas
Tribalistas
Tribalistas
90
critic score
(1)
87
user score
(26)
Nov 12
Missy Elliott - Under Construction
Missy Elliott
Under Construction
78
critic score
(10)
78
user score
(26)
Oct 22
Eminem - Lose Yourself
Eminem
Lose Yourself
60
critic score
(1)
90
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)
Apr 30
Blackalicious - Blazing Arrow
Blackalicious
Blazing Arrow
82
critic score
(8)
83
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)
Jan 1
Animal Collective - Hollinndagain
Animal Collective
Hollinndagain
66
critic score
(7)
70
user score
(23)
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