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The Best Post-Punk Albums of All Time

1. Talking Heads - Remain in Light

Talking Heads - Remain in Light
October 8, 1980
Critic Score
98
5 reviews

2. Public Image Ltd. - Metal Box

Public Image Ltd. - Metal Box
November 23, 1979
Critic Score
96
5 reviews

3. Fontaines D.C. - Dogrel

Fontaines D.C. - Dogrel
April 12, 2019
Critic Score
91
19 reviews

4. Joy Division - Unknown Pleasures

Joy Division - Unknown Pleasures
June 14, 1979
Critic Score
90
6 reviews

5. Young Marble Giants - Colossal Youth

Young Marble Giants - Colossal Youth
February 1, 1980
Critic Score
90
9 reviews

6. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Let Love In

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Let Love In
April 18, 1994
Critic Score
89
5 reviews

8. Idles - Joy as an Act of Resistance

Idles - Joy as an Act of Resistance
August 31, 2018
Critic Score
89
26 reviews

9. Les Savy Fav - Inches

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

10. Interpol - Turn On The Bright Lights

Interpol - Turn On The Bright Lights
August 22, 2002
Critic Score
87
10 reviews

11. The Murder Capital - When I Have Fears

The Murder Capital - When I Have Fears
August 16, 2019
Critic Score
86
14 reviews

12. Orange Juice - Coals to Newcastle

Orange Juice - Coals to Newcastle
November 8, 2010
Critic Score
85
8 reviews

13. Algiers - The Underside of Power

Algiers - The Underside of Power
June 23, 2017
Critic Score
84
23 reviews

15. The Futureheads - The Futureheads

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

16. Idles - Brutalism

Idles - Brutalism
March 10, 2017
Critic Score
84
8 reviews

17. Franz Ferdinand - Franz Ferdinand

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

18. Art Brut - Bang Bang Rock & Roll

Art Brut - Bang Bang Rock & Roll
May 30, 2005
Critic Score
84
11 reviews

20. Protomartyr - Relatives in Descent

Protomartyr - Relatives in Descent
September 29, 2017
Critic Score
83
23 reviews

21. The Method Actors - This Is Still It

The Method Actors - This Is Still It
March 6, 2010
Critic Score
82
6 reviews

22. Flasher - Constant Image

Flasher - Constant Image
June 8, 2018
Critic Score
82
8 reviews

23. The Fall - The Real New Fall LP (Formerly Country on the Click)

The Fall - The Real New Fall LP (Formerly Country on the Click)
October 27, 2003
Critic Score
82
6 reviews

24. Shame - Songs of Praise

Shame - Songs of Praise
January 12, 2018
Critic Score
82
21 reviews

25. The Horrors - V

The Horrors - V
September 22, 2017
Critic Score
82
19 reviews
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