The Best Indie Rock Albums of 1999

1. The Dismemberment Plan - Emergency & I

The Dismemberment Plan - Emergency & I
October 26, 1999
Critic Score
95
8 reviews

2. Wilco - Summerteeth

Wilco - Summerteeth
March 9, 1999
Critic Score
87
5 reviews

3. The Delgados - Peloton

The Delgados - Peloton
April 6, 1999
Critic Score
85
3 reviews

4. Sleater-Kinney - The Hot Rock

Sleater-Kinney - The Hot Rock
February 23, 1999
Critic Score
84
7 reviews

5. East River Pipe - The Gasoline Age

East River Pipe - The Gasoline Age
August 10, 1999
Critic Score
83
3 reviews

6. Les Savy Fav - The Cat and the Cobra

Les Savy Fav - The Cat and the Cobra
October 19, 1999
Critic Score
83
2 reviews

8. Built to Spill - Keep It Like a Secret

Built to Spill - Keep It Like a Secret
February 2, 1999
Critic Score
81
8 reviews

9. Burning Airlines - Mission: Control!

Burning Airlines - Mission: Control!
February 23, 1999
Critic Score
80
3 reviews

10. My Morning Jacket - The Tennessee Fire

My Morning Jacket - The Tennessee Fire
June 18, 1999
Critic Score
80
2 reviews

11. Pato Fu - Isopor

Pato Fu - Isopor
March 30, 1999
Critic Score
80
1 review

12. American Football - American Football

American Football - American Football
September 14, 1999
Critic Score
78
3 reviews

13. Pavement - Terror Twilight

Pavement - Terror Twilight
June 8, 1999
Critic Score
77
7 reviews

14. Arab Strap - Mad for Sadness

Arab Strap - Mad for Sadness
May 3, 1999
Critic Score
77
3 reviews

15. Marine Research - Sounds from the Gulf Stream

Marine Research - Sounds from the Gulf Stream
August 24, 1999
Critic Score
77
5 reviews

16. Low - Secret Name

Low - Secret Name
April 6, 1999
Critic Score
77
4 reviews

17. The Folk Implosion - One Part Lullaby

The Folk Implosion - One Part Lullaby
September 7, 1999
Critic Score
76
5 reviews

18. The Mendoza Line - I Like You When You're Not Around

The Mendoza Line - I Like You When You're Not Around
January 14, 1999
Critic Score
76
3 reviews

19. The Beta Band - The Beta Band

The Beta Band - The Beta Band
June 21, 1999
Critic Score
76
5 reviews

20. The Fall - The Marshall Suite

The Fall - The Marshall Suite
October 12, 1999
Critic Score
75
2 reviews

21. The Promise Ring - Very Emergency

The Promise Ring - Very Emergency
June 1, 1999
Critic Score
75
5 reviews

22. Superchunk - Come Pick Me Up

Superchunk - Come Pick Me Up
August 10, 1999
Critic Score
74
4 reviews

23. Bright Eyes - Every Day and Every Night

Bright Eyes - Every Day and Every Night
November 1, 1999
Critic Score
73
4 reviews

24. Pinback - Pinback

Pinback - Pinback
October 5, 1999
Critic Score
71
3 reviews

25. Catatonia - Equally Cursed and Blessed

Catatonia - Equally Cursed and Blessed
April 12, 1999
Critic Score
69
5 reviews
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