The Best Indie Rock Albums of the 2000s

1. Arcade Fire - Funeral

Arcade Fire - Funeral
September 14, 2004
Critic Score
94
16 reviews

2. Wilco - Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

Wilco - Yankee Hotel Foxtrot
April 23, 2002
Critic Score
92
12 reviews

3. Grandaddy - The Sophtware Slump

Grandaddy - The Sophtware Slump
November 7, 2000
Critic Score
90
7 reviews

4. Low - Things We Lost in the Fire

Low - Things We Lost in the Fire
February 6, 2001
Critic Score
89
7 reviews

5. Modest Mouse - The Moon & Antarctica

Modest Mouse - The Moon & Antarctica
June 13, 2000
Critic Score
88
6 reviews

6. Idlewild - 100 Broken Windows

Idlewild - 100 Broken Windows
May 9, 2000
Critic Score
87
6 reviews

7. Les Savy Fav - Inches

Les Savy Fav - Inches
April 20, 2004
Critic Score
87
6 reviews

8. Interpol - Turn On The Bright Lights

Interpol - Turn On The Bright Lights
August 22, 2002
Critic Score
87
10 reviews

9. The Strokes - Is This It

The Strokes - Is This It
August 27, 2001
Critic Score
87
11 reviews

10. Sleater-Kinney - The Woods

Sleater-Kinney - The Woods
May 24, 2005
Critic Score
87
12 reviews

11. Destroyer - Destroyer's Rubies

Destroyer - Destroyer's Rubies
February 21, 2006
Critic Score
87
12 reviews

12. Café Tacvba - Cuatro Caminos

Café Tacvba - Cuatro Caminos
July 1, 2003
Critic Score
86
7 reviews

13. Broken Social Scene - You Forgot It In People

Broken Social Scene - You Forgot It In People
October 15, 2002
Critic Score
86
10 reviews

15. The Shins - Oh, Inverted World

The Shins - Oh, Inverted World
June 19, 2001
Critic Score
85
6 reviews

16. The New Pornographers - Mass Romantic

The New Pornographers - Mass Romantic
November 21, 2000
Critic Score
85
5 reviews

17. The Notwist - Neon Golden

The Notwist - Neon Golden
January 14, 2002
Critic Score
85
7 reviews

18. Wolf Parade - Apologies to the Queen Mary

Wolf Parade - Apologies to the Queen Mary
September 27, 2005
Critic Score
85
12 reviews

19. Spoon - Gimme Fiction

Spoon - Gimme Fiction
May 10, 2005
Critic Score
85
9 reviews

20. The Dismemberment Plan - Change

The Dismemberment Plan - Change
October 23, 2001
Critic Score
85
7 reviews

21. The Libertines - Up The Bracket

The Libertines - Up The Bracket
October 14, 2002
Critic Score
85
6 reviews

22. The National - Boxer

The National - Boxer
May 22, 2007
Critic Score
85
20 reviews

23. Deerhunter - Microcastle

Deerhunter - Microcastle
August 19, 2008
Critic Score
84
26 reviews

24. The Futureheads - The Futureheads

The Futureheads - The Futureheads
October 26, 2004
Critic Score
84
11 reviews

25. The American Analog Set - Know By Heart

The American Analog Set - Know By Heart
September 4, 2001
Critic Score
84
5 reviews
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