The Best Indie Rock Albums of 2004

1. Arcade Fire - Funeral

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

2. Les Savy Fav - Inches

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

3. The Futureheads - The Futureheads

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

4. Franz Ferdinand - Franz Ferdinand

Franz Ferdinand - Franz Ferdinand
March 9, 2004
Critic Score
84
13 reviews

5. The Icarus Line - Penance Soiree

The Icarus Line - Penance Soiree
May 2, 2004
Critic Score
84
7 reviews

6. The Go! Team - Thunder, Lightning, Strike

The Go! Team - Thunder, Lightning, Strike
September 13, 2004
Critic Score
83
9 reviews

7. Destroyer - Your Blues

Destroyer - Your Blues
March 9, 2004
Critic Score
82
6 reviews

9. American Music Club - Love Songs for Patriots

American Music Club - Love Songs for Patriots
October 12, 2004
Critic Score
80
10 reviews

10. Electrelane - The Power Out

Electrelane - The Power Out
January 26, 2004
Critic Score
80
7 reviews

11. John Vanderslice - Cellar Door

John Vanderslice - Cellar Door
January 20, 2004
Critic Score
79
6 reviews

12. The Hold Steady - Almost Killed Me

The Hold Steady - Almost Killed Me
March 16, 2004
Critic Score
79
7 reviews

14. Interpol - Antics

Interpol - Antics
September 28, 2004
Critic Score
79
13 reviews

15. The Dears - No Cities Left

The Dears - No Cities Left
October 12, 2004
Critic Score
79
9 reviews

17. Hope of The States - The Lost Riots

Hope of The States - The Lost Riots
June 7, 2004
Critic Score
77
6 reviews

18. Graham Coxon - Happiness in Magazines

Graham Coxon - Happiness in Magazines
May 17, 2004
Critic Score
76
10 reviews

19. Luna - Rendezvous

Luna - Rendezvous
October 26, 2004
Critic Score
75
9 reviews

20. The Delgados - Universal Audio

The Delgados - Universal Audio
September 20, 2004
Critic Score
75
7 reviews

21. French Kicks - The Trial of the Century

French Kicks - The Trial of the Century
May 4, 2004
Critic Score
75
7 reviews

23. The Walkmen - Bows + Arrows

The Walkmen - Bows + Arrows
February 3, 2004
Critic Score
74
11 reviews

24. The Zutons - Who Killed The Zutons?

The Zutons - Who Killed The Zutons?
April 19, 2004
Critic Score
74
9 reviews

25. The Beta Band - Heroes to Zeros

The Beta Band - Heroes to Zeros
April 26, 2004
Critic Score
73
8 reviews
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