The Best Indie Pop Albums of the 2000s

1. Sufjan Stevens - Illinois

Sufjan Stevens - Illinois
July 5, 2005
Critic Score
92
20 reviews

2. Grandaddy - The Sophtware Slump

Grandaddy - The Sophtware Slump
November 7, 2000
Critic Score
90
7 reviews

3. The New Pornographers - Twin Cinema

The New Pornographers - Twin Cinema
August 23, 2005
Critic Score
89
12 reviews

4. The Clean - Anthology

The Clean - Anthology
January 21, 2003
Critic Score
87
7 reviews

6. Feist - Let It Die

Feist - Let It Die
May 18, 2004
Critic Score
86
7 reviews

8. The Shins - Oh, Inverted World

The Shins - Oh, Inverted World
June 19, 2001
Critic Score
85
6 reviews

9. Dirty Projectors - Bitte Orca

Dirty Projectors - Bitte Orca
June 9, 2009
Critic Score
85
32 reviews

10. El Perro Del Mar - El Perro Del Mar

El Perro Del Mar - El Perro Del Mar
April 10, 2006
Critic Score
85
6 reviews

11. The Smiths - The Sound of The Smiths

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

12. The xx - xx

The xx - xx
October 6, 2009
Critic Score
85
23 reviews

13. A.C. Newman - The Slow Wonder

A.C. Newman - The Slow Wonder
June 8, 2004
Critic Score
84
9 reviews

14. The American Analog Set - Know By Heart

The American Analog Set - Know By Heart
September 4, 2001
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

15. Frightened Rabbit - The Midnight Organ Fight

Frightened Rabbit - The Midnight Organ Fight
April 14, 2008
Critic Score
84
12 reviews

16. Jens Lekman - Night Falls Over Kortedala

Jens Lekman - Night Falls Over Kortedala
October 9, 2007
Critic Score
83
12 reviews

17. Los Campesinos! - We are Beautiful, We Are Doomed

Los Campesinos! - We are Beautiful, We Are Doomed
November 25, 2008
Critic Score
83
17 reviews

18. Architecture in Helsinki - Fingers Crossed

Architecture in Helsinki - Fingers Crossed
February 9, 2003
Critic Score
83
5 reviews

19. Pernice Brothers - The World Won't End

Pernice Brothers - The World Won't End
June 19, 2001
Critic Score
82
6 reviews

20. The Postal Service - Give Up

The Postal Service - Give Up
February 18, 2003
Critic Score
82
12 reviews

21. The Shins - Chutes Too Narrow

The Shins - Chutes Too Narrow
October 21, 2003
Critic Score
82
12 reviews

22. Shugo Tokumaru - Exit

Shugo Tokumaru - Exit
September 2, 2008
Critic Score
82
6 reviews

23. The Vaselines - Enter The Vaselines

The Vaselines - Enter The Vaselines
May 5, 2009
Critic Score
82
8 reviews

24. Vampire Weekend - Vampire Weekend

Vampire Weekend - Vampire Weekend
January 29, 2008
Critic Score
82
24 reviews

25. Stars - Set Yourself on Fire

Stars - Set Yourself on Fire
March 8, 2005
Critic Score
82
11 reviews
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