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The Best Rock Albums of 2002

1.

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

2.

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

3.

Queens of the Stone Age - Songs for the Deaf
August 27, 2002
Critic Score
87
8 reviews

4.

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

5.

Broken Social Scene - You Forgot It In People
October 15, 2002
Critic Score
86
10 reviews

6.

The Decemberists - Castaways and Cutouts
May 21, 2002
Critic Score
85
5 reviews

7.

The Libertines - Up The Bracket
October 14, 2002
Critic Score
85
6 reviews

8.

John Parish - How Animals Move
September 10, 2002
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

9.

mclusky - Mclusky Do Dallas
September 22, 2002
Critic Score
83
5 reviews

10.

Sleater-Kinney - One Beat
August 20, 2002
Critic Score
83
10 reviews

11.

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

12.

The Delgados - Hate
October 14, 2002
Critic Score
82
8 reviews

13.

Tom Waits - Blood Money
May 7, 2002
Critic Score
81
8 reviews

14.

90 Day Men - To Everybody
February 12, 2002
Critic Score
80
5 reviews

15.

Spoon - Kill The Moonlight
August 20, 2002
Critic Score
80
8 reviews

16.

Bruce Springsteen - The Rising
July 30, 2002
Critic Score
80
8 reviews

17.

Nirvana - Nirvana
October 29, 2002
Critic Score
80
10 reviews

18.

Rilo Kiley - The Execution of All Things
October 1, 2002
Critic Score
79
5 reviews

19.

Sigur Rós - ()
October 29, 2002
Critic Score
79
11 reviews

20.

N.E.R.D - In Search of...
March 12, 2002
Critic Score
79
8 reviews

21.

George Harrison - Brainwashed
November 18, 2002
Critic Score
79
5 reviews

22.

Xiu Xiu - Knife Play
February 19, 2002
Critic Score
79
5 reviews

23.

Paul Weller - Illumination
September 16, 2002
Critic Score
79
6 reviews

24.

Idlewild - The Remote Part
July 15, 2002
Critic Score
79
9 reviews

25.

Red Hot Chili Peppers - By The Way
July 9, 2002
Critic Score
79
8 reviews
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