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The Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2003

1. Café Tacvba - Cuatro Caminos

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

2. The Strokes - Room on Fire

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

3. The Twilight Singers - Blackberry Belle

The Twilight Singers - Blackberry Belle
October 14, 2003
Critic Score
82
6 reviews

4. Radiohead - Hail To The Thief

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

5. Brand New - Deja Entendu

Brand New - Deja Entendu
June 17, 2003
Critic Score
80
6 reviews

6. Blur - Think Tank

Blur - Think Tank
May 6, 2003
Critic Score
80
11 reviews

7. Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros - Streetcore

Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros - Streetcore
October 21, 2003
Critic Score
79
8 reviews

8. AFI - Sing the Sorrow

AFI - Sing the Sorrow
March 11, 2003
Critic Score
79
8 reviews

9. R.E.M. - In Time: The Best of R.E.M. 1988-2003

R.E.M. - In Time: The Best of R.E.M. 1988-2003
October 27, 2003
Critic Score
79
8 reviews

10. The Desert Sessions - Volumes 9 & 10

The Desert Sessions - Volumes 9 & 10
September 23, 2003
Critic Score
78
5 reviews

11. Muse - Absolution

Muse - Absolution
September 15, 2003
Critic Score
77
9 reviews

12. Throwing Muses - Throwing Muses

Throwing Muses - Throwing Muses
March 17, 2003
Critic Score
77
5 reviews

13. Pearl Jam - Lost Dogs

Pearl Jam - Lost Dogs
November 11, 2003
Critic Score
77
6 reviews

14. Evanescence - Fallen

Evanescence - Fallen
March 4, 2003
Critic Score
76
6 reviews

16. Jane's Addiction - Strays

Jane's Addiction - Strays
July 22, 2003
Critic Score
73
8 reviews

17. Snow Patrol - Final Straw

Snow Patrol - Final Straw
August 4, 2003
Critic Score
73
8 reviews

19. Zwan - Mary Star of the Sea

Zwan - Mary Star of the Sea
January 28, 2003
Critic Score
71
13 reviews

20. Pretty Girls Make Graves - The New Romance

Pretty Girls Make Graves - The New Romance
September 9, 2003
Critic Score
71
6 reviews

21. Ween - Quebec

Ween - Quebec
August 5, 2003
Critic Score
70
6 reviews

22. A Perfect Circle - Thirteenth Step

A Perfect Circle - Thirteenth Step
September 16, 2003
Critic Score
70
6 reviews

23. David Bowie - Reality

David Bowie - Reality
September 16, 2003
Critic Score
69
10 reviews

24. The Distillers - Coral Fang

The Distillers - Coral Fang
October 14, 2003
Critic Score
69
7 reviews

25. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Nocturama

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Nocturama
February 11, 2003
Critic Score
64
6 reviews
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