The Best Indie Rock Albums of 2003

1. The Wrens - The Meadowlands

The Wrens - The Meadowlands
September 9, 2003
Critic Score
94
5 reviews

2. Café Tacvba - Cuatro Caminos

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

3. Constantines - Shine a Light

Constantines - Shine a Light
August 19, 2003
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

4. Jim Guthrie - Now, More Than Ever

Jim Guthrie - Now, More Than Ever
November 18, 2003
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

5. Cursive - The Ugly Organ

Cursive - The Ugly Organ
March 4, 2003
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

7. The Strokes - Room on Fire

The Strokes - Room on Fire
October 28, 2003
Critic Score
82
13 reviews

8. The Shins - Chutes Too Narrow

The Shins - Chutes Too Narrow
October 21, 2003
Critic Score
82
12 reviews

9. My Morning Jacket - It Still Moves

My Morning Jacket - It Still Moves
September 9, 2003
Critic Score
82
9 reviews

10. Super Furry Animals - Phantom Power

Super Furry Animals - Phantom Power
July 22, 2003
Critic Score
81
11 reviews

11. The Sleepy Jackson - Lovers

The Sleepy Jackson - Lovers
June 30, 2003
Critic Score
79
7 reviews

12. Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Fever to Tell

Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Fever to Tell
April 29, 2003
Critic Score
79
11 reviews

13. The Kills - Keep on Your Mean Side

The Kills - Keep on Your Mean Side
April 1, 2003
Critic Score
79
8 reviews

14. Ted Leo and the Pharmacists - Hearts of Oak

Ted Leo and the Pharmacists - Hearts of Oak
February 11, 2003
Critic Score
79
5 reviews

15. Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks - Pig Lib

Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks - Pig Lib
March 18, 2003
Critic Score
78
10 reviews

16. The Coral - The Coral

The Coral - The Coral
March 4, 2003
Critic Score
78
5 reviews

17. The Fiery Furnaces - Gallowsbird's Bark

The Fiery Furnaces - Gallowsbird's Bark
September 23, 2003
Critic Score
77
5 reviews

19. Death Cab For Cutie - Transatlanticism

Death Cab For Cutie - Transatlanticism
October 7, 2003
Critic Score
76
10 reviews

20. Grandaddy - Sumday

Grandaddy - Sumday
May 13, 2003
Critic Score
76
11 reviews

21. The National - Sad Songs for Dirty Lovers

The National - Sad Songs for Dirty Lovers
September 2, 2003
Critic Score
76
6 reviews

22. Clearlake - Cedars

Clearlake - Cedars
February 3, 2003
Critic Score
74
8 reviews

23. The Thermals - More Parts per Million

The Thermals - More Parts per Million
March 4, 2003
Critic Score
74
6 reviews

25. Kenna - New Sacred Cow

Kenna - New Sacred Cow
June 10, 2003
Critic Score
74
5 reviews
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