The Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2011

1. PJ Harvey - Let England Shake

PJ Harvey - Let England Shake
February 15, 2011
Critic Score
89
32 reviews

3. Wilco - The Whole Love

Wilco - The Whole Love
September 27, 2011
Critic Score
82
29 reviews

4. Elbow - Build a Rocket Boys!

Elbow - Build a Rocket Boys!
April 12, 2011
Critic Score
80
19 reviews

5. Thursday - No Devolucion

Thursday - No Devolucion
April 12, 2011
Critic Score
76
7 reviews

7. J Mascis - Several Shades of Why

J Mascis - Several Shades of Why
March 15, 2011
Critic Score
74
21 reviews

8. Thurston Moore - Demolished Thoughts

Thurston Moore - Demolished Thoughts
May 24, 2011
Critic Score
74
19 reviews

9. Sonic Youth - Simon Werner A Disparu

Sonic Youth - Simon Werner A Disparu
February 15, 2011
Critic Score
74
6 reviews

10. Arctic Monkeys - Suck It and See

Arctic Monkeys - Suck It and See
June 7, 2011
Critic Score
73
29 reviews

11. Pearl Jam - Live on Ten Legs

Pearl Jam - Live on Ten Legs
January 18, 2011
Critic Score
73
7 reviews

12. Foo Fighters - Wasting Light

Foo Fighters - Wasting Light
April 12, 2011
Critic Score
73
27 reviews

13. R.E.M. - Collapse Into Now

R.E.M. - Collapse Into Now
March 8, 2011
Critic Score
72
25 reviews

14. Sloan - The Double Cross

Sloan - The Double Cross
May 10, 2011
Critic Score
72
9 reviews

15. The Cure - Bestival Live 2011

The Cure - Bestival Live 2011
December 5, 2011
Critic Score
71
7 reviews

16. The Twilight Singers - Dynamite Steps

The Twilight Singers - Dynamite Steps
February 15, 2011
Critic Score
71
13 reviews

17. Primus - Green Naugahyde

Primus - Green Naugahyde
September 12, 2011
Critic Score
70
7 reviews

18. They Might Be Giants - Join Us

They Might Be Giants - Join Us
July 19, 2011
Critic Score
70
13 reviews

19. Cake - Showroom of Compassion

Cake - Showroom of Compassion
January 11, 2011
Critic Score
70
10 reviews

21. The Strokes - Angles

The Strokes - Angles
March 22, 2011
Critic Score
68
33 reviews

22. Meat Puppets - Lollipop

Meat Puppets - Lollipop
April 12, 2011
Critic Score
67
5 reviews

23. Jack's Mannequin - People and Things

Jack's Mannequin - People and Things
October 4, 2011
Critic Score
67
6 reviews

25. The Duke Spirit - Bruiser

The Duke Spirit - Bruiser
September 19, 2011
Critic Score
66
10 reviews
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