The Best Alt-Country Albums of the 2000s

1. Songs: Ohia - The Magnolia Electric Co.

Songs: Ohia - The Magnolia Electric Co.
March 4, 2003
Critic Score
91
6 reviews

2. Loretta Lynn - Van Lear Rose

Loretta Lynn - Van Lear Rose
April 27, 2004
Critic Score
86
14 reviews

3. Neko Case - Fox Confessor Brings the Flood

Neko Case - Fox Confessor Brings the Flood
March 7, 2006
Critic Score
86
15 reviews

4. Rosanne Cash - Black Cadillac

Rosanne Cash - Black Cadillac
January 24, 2006
Critic Score
82
6 reviews

5. Neko Case - Blacklisted

Neko Case - Blacklisted
August 20, 2002
Critic Score
82
5 reviews

6. Lambchop - Nixon

Lambchop - Nixon
February 8, 2000
Critic Score
82
7 reviews

8. Lucero - 1372 Overton Park

Lucero - 1372 Overton Park
October 6, 2009
Critic Score
80
7 reviews

9. American Music Club - The Golden Age

American Music Club - The Golden Age
February 19, 2008
Critic Score
80
12 reviews

10. Howe Gelb - 'Sno Angel Like You

Howe Gelb - 'Sno Angel Like You
March 21, 2006
Critic Score
80
7 reviews

11. Tift Merritt - Tambourine

Tift Merritt - Tambourine
August 24, 2004
Critic Score
80
5 reviews

12. Ryan Adams - Gold

Ryan Adams - Gold
September 25, 2001
Critic Score
80
8 reviews

13. Neko Case - Middle Cyclone

Neko Case - Middle Cyclone
March 3, 2009
Critic Score
79
24 reviews

14. Lucero - Rebels, Rogues & Sworn Brothers

Lucero - Rebels, Rogues & Sworn Brothers
September 26, 2006
Critic Score
79
6 reviews

15. Ryan Adams - Heartbreaker

Ryan Adams - Heartbreaker
September 5, 2000
Critic Score
79
6 reviews

16. Steve Earle - Transcendental Blues

Steve Earle - Transcendental Blues
June 6, 2000
Critic Score
79
6 reviews

17. Kathleen Edwards - Asking For Flowers

Kathleen Edwards - Asking For Flowers
March 4, 2008
Critic Score
79
9 reviews

18. Jason Isbell - Sirens of the Ditch

Jason Isbell - Sirens of the Ditch
July 10, 2007
Critic Score
79
7 reviews

19. Lucinda Williams - World Without Tears

Lucinda Williams - World Without Tears
April 8, 2003
Critic Score
79
6 reviews

21. Calexico - Feast of Wire

Calexico - Feast of Wire
February 18, 2003
Critic Score
78
8 reviews

22. Wilco - Sky Blue Sky

Wilco - Sky Blue Sky
May 15, 2007
Critic Score
78
17 reviews

24. Alejandro Escovedo - Real Animal

Alejandro Escovedo - Real Animal
June 24, 2008
Critic Score
77
8 reviews

25. The Handsome Family - Honey Moon

The Handsome Family - Honey Moon
April 14, 2009
Critic Score
77
5 reviews
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