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The Best Alternative Rock Albums of the 2000s

1.

Nirvana - Live at Reading
November 3, 2009
Critic Score
93
14 reviews

2.

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

4.

Radiohead - In Rainbows
October 10, 2007
Critic Score
88
27 reviews

5.

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

6.

Café Tacvba - Cuatro Caminos
July 1, 2003
Critic Score
87
8 reviews

9.

Beck - Sea Change
September 24, 2002
Critic Score
86
10 reviews

10.

The Smiths - The Sound of The Smiths
November 10, 2008
Critic Score
85
11 reviews

13.

Elbow - The Seldom Seen Kid
March 17, 2008
Critic Score
83
19 reviews

14.

The Strokes - Room on Fire
October 28, 2003
Critic Score
83
15 reviews

15.

Wilco - Kicking Television: Live in Chicago
November 15, 2005
Critic Score
82
8 reviews

16.

Sonic Youth - Murray Street
June 25, 2002
Critic Score
82
9 reviews

17.

Aereogramme - Seclusion
September 20, 2004
Critic Score
82
6 reviews

18.

Radiohead - Hail To The Thief
June 10, 2003
Critic Score
82
14 reviews

19.

Mark Lanegan Band - Bubblegum
August 10, 2004
Critic Score
81
7 reviews

21.

Jarvis Cocker - Jarvis
November 14, 2006
Critic Score
81
18 reviews

22.

Blur - Midlife: A Beginner's Guide to Blur
July 28, 2009
Critic Score
81
7 reviews

23.

Idlewild - The Remote Part
July 15, 2002
Critic Score
81
8 reviews

25.

The Smashing Pumpkins - Rotten Apples
November 20, 2001
Critic Score
80
6 reviews
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