AOTY 2023

2003 Indie Rock Album Releases

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Oct 28
The Strokes - Room on Fire
The Strokes
Room on Fire
85
critic score
(19)
83
user score
(3,288)
Apr 1
The White Stripes - Elephant
The White Stripes
Elephant
80
critic score
(16)
83
user score
(1,818)
Oct 7
Death Cab for Cutie - Transatlanticism
Death Cab for Cutie
Transatlanticism
80
critic score
(15)
83
user score
(1,129)
Oct 21
The Unicorns - Who Will Cut Our Hair When We're Gone?
The Unicorns
Who Will Cut Our Hair When We're Gone?
79
critic score
(10)
83
user score
(674)
Apr 29
Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Fever to Tell
Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Fever to Tell
78
critic score
(16)
79
user score
(662)
Sep 2
The National - Sad Songs for Dirty Lovers
The National
Sad Songs for Dirty Lovers
73
critic score
(11)
73
user score
(320)
Sep 9
The Wrens - The Meadowlands
The Wrens
The Meadowlands
85
critic score
(10)
82
user score
(225)
Aug 19
Kings of Leon - Youth and Young Manhood
Kings of Leon
Youth and Young Manhood
73
critic score
(14)
71
user score
(211)
Jun 15
Arcade Fire - Arcade Fire
Arcade Fire
Arcade Fire
72
critic score
(6)
74
user score
(202)
Oct 21
The Rapture - Echoes
The Rapture
Echoes
71
critic score
(13)
75
user score
(195)
Apr 7
Mew - Frengers
Mew
Frengers
83
critic score
(3)
82
user score
(154)
Sep 2
Metric - Old World Underground, Where Are You Now?
Metric
Old World Underground, Where Are You Now?
74
critic score
(6)
78
user score
(149)
Nov 17
Radiohead - 2 + 2 = 5
Radiohead
2 + 2 = 5
93
user score
(145)
Mar 7
The White Stripes - Seven Nation Army
The White Stripes
Seven Nation Army
92
user score
(136)
Mar 4
Cursive - The Ugly Organ
Cursive
The Ugly Organ
76
critic score
(9)
80
user score
(130)
Apr 8
Yo La Tengo - Summer Sun
Yo La Tengo
Summer Sun
72
critic score
(10)
77
user score
(124)
Sep 9
My Morning Jacket - It Still Moves
My Morning Jacket
It Still Moves
79
critic score
(13)
81
user score
(120)
Sep 14
Jet - Get Born
Jet
Get Born
64
critic score
(13)
59
user score
(116)
Jun 20
Menomena - I Am the Fun Blame Monster!
Menomena
I Am the Fun Blame Monster!
88
critic score
(6)
82
user score
(97)
May 6
The New Pornographers - Electric Version
The New Pornographers
Electric Version
75
critic score
(12)
76
user score
(84)
Jul 8
TV on the Radio - Young Liars
TV on the Radio
Young Liars
86
critic score
(3)
81
user score
(74)
May 13
Grandaddy - Sumday
Grandaddy
Sumday
73
critic score
(15)
80
user score
(72)
Jun 2
Sea Power - The Decline of British Sea Power
British Sea Power
The Decline of British Sea Power
83
critic score
(17)
77
user score
(67)
Apr 1
The Kills - Keep on Your Mean Side
The Kills
Keep on Your Mean Side
78
critic score
(11)
75
user score
(66)
Sep 2
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - Take Them On, On Your Own
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
Take Them On, On Your Own
74
critic score
(15)
75
user score
(64)
Jul 1
Café Tacvba - Cuatro Caminos
Café Tacvba
Cuatro Caminos
86
critic score
(9)
79
user score
(61)
Sep 23
The Weakerthans - Reconstruction Site
The Weakerthans
Reconstruction Site
69
critic score
(5)
81
user score
(55)
Jul 21
Super Furry Animals - Phantom Power
Super Furry Animals
Phantom Power
81
critic score
(15)
78
user score
(49)
Feb 11
Ted Leo and the Pharmacists - Hearts of Oak
Ted Leo and the Pharmacists
Hearts of Oak
80
critic score
(9)
78
user score
(43)
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Apr 21
Arab Strap - Monday at the Hug & Pint
Arab Strap
Monday at the Hug & Pint
74
critic score
(7)
77
user score
(37)
Nov 4
Dirty Projectors
The Glad Fact
85
critic score
(1)
72
user score
(37)
Jun 3
Eels - Shootenanny!
Eels
Shootenanny!
65
critic score
(11)
69
user score
(36)
Jul 28
The Coral - Magic and Medicine
The Coral
Magic and Medicine
72
critic score
(13)
71
user score
(36)
Oct 27
The Fall - The Real New Fall LP (formerly "Country on the Click")
The Fall
The Real New Fall LP (formerly "Country on the Click")
82
critic score
(7)
80
user score
(33)
Aug 25
The Raveonettes - Chain Gang of Love
The Raveonettes
Chain Gang of Love
73
critic score
(15)
71
user score
(30)
Sep 23
The Fiery Furnaces - Gallowsbird's Bark
The Fiery Furnaces
Gallowsbird's Bark
78
critic score
(10)
76
user score
(29)
Jun 17
Tindersticks - Waiting For The Moon
Tindersticks
Waiting For The Moon
70
critic score
(9)
72
user score
(29)
Apr 21
Matt Elliott - The Mess We Made
Matt Elliott
The Mess We Made
79
critic score
(5)
76
user score
(28)
Mar 11
Smog - Supper
Smog
Supper
65
critic score
(7)
76
user score
(27)
Aug 25
Jet - Are You Gonna Be My Girl?
Jet
Are You Gonna Be My Girl?
66
user score
(27)
Mar 18
Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks - Pig Lib
Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks
Pig Lib
77
critic score
(13)
75
user score
(27)
Aug 19
Constantines - Shine a Light
Constantines
Shine a Light
74
critic score
(11)
78
user score
(25)
Aug 19
Guided by Voices - Earthquake Glue
Guided by Voices
Earthquake Glue
69
critic score
(13)
74
user score
(25)
Sep 15
Starsailor - Silence Is Easy
Starsailor
Silence Is Easy
55
critic score
(15)
63
user score
(25)
Nov 17
Broken Social Scene - Cause = Time
Broken Social Scene
Cause = Time
97
user score
(25)
Sep 16
Saves The Day - In Reverie
Saves The Day
In Reverie
67
critic score
(4)
80
user score
(23)
Sep 2
Okkervil River - Down the River of Golden Dreams
Okkervil River
Down the River of Golden Dreams
87
critic score
(4)
77
user score
(23)
2003
Sun Kil Moon - Carry Me Ohio
Sun Kil Moon
Carry Me Ohio
95
user score
(22)
Mar 25
Copeland - Beneath Medicine Tree
Copeland
Beneath Medicine Tree
77
user score
(21)
Apr 7
Athlete - Vehicles & Animals
Athlete
Vehicles & Animals
60
critic score
(11)
65
user score
(19)
Sep 9
Pretty Girls Make Graves - The New Romance
Pretty Girls Make Graves
The New Romance
76
critic score
(8)
77
user score
(18)
Jun 3
The Jealous Sound - Kill Them with Kindness
The Jealous Sound
Kill Them with Kindness
83
critic score
(3)
72
user score
(18)
Jun 16
Yoni Wolf - Oaklandazulasylum
Why?
Oaklandazulasylum
73
critic score
(4)
74
user score
(18)
Feb 25
Daniel Johnston - Fear Yourself
Daniel Johnston
Fear Yourself
59
critic score
(5)
66
user score
(17)
Jun 10
Pinback - Offcell
Pinback
Offcell
73
critic score
(2)
79
user score
(16)
May 6
Gossip - Movement
Gossip
Movement
76
critic score
(8)
70
user score
(16)
Sep 30
The Fire Theft - The Fire Theft
The Fire Theft
The Fire Theft
63
critic score
(8)
67
user score
(15)
Nov 18
Jim Guthrie - Now, More Than Ever
Jim Guthrie
Now, More Than Ever
84
critic score
(5)
76
user score
(15)
Mar 4
The Thermals - More Parts per Million
The Thermals
More Parts per Million
74
critic score
(10)
77
user score
(14)
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