NPR Listeners' Favorite Albums of 2011

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50.

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

49.

The Weeknd - House of Balloons
March 21, 2011
Critic Score
79
17 reviews

48.

Danger Mouse and Daniele Luppi - Rome
May 17, 2011
Critic Score
74
25 reviews

46.

Kurt Vile - Smoke Ring for My Halo
March 8, 2011
Critic Score
77
23 reviews

45.

Real Estate - Days
October 18, 2011
Critic Score
74
26 reviews

44.

Washed Out - Within and Without
July 12, 2011
Critic Score
71
31 reviews

43.

Björk - Biophilia
October 11, 2011
Critic Score
81
31 reviews

42.

Yuck - Yuck
February 15, 2011
Critic Score
75
29 reviews

41.

Paul Simon - So Beautiful or So What
April 12, 2011
Critic Score
82
14 reviews

37.

The Roots - Undun
December 6, 2011
Critic Score
82
24 reviews

36.

Girls - Father, Son, Holy Ghost
September 13, 2011
Critic Score
80
27 reviews

35.

Wye Oak - Civilian
March 8, 2011
Critic Score
76
19 reviews

34.

The Strokes - Angles
March 22, 2011
Critic Score
69
36 reviews

33.

Ryan Adams - Ashes & Fire
October 11, 2011
Critic Score
74
26 reviews

31.

The Antlers - Burst Apart
May 10, 2011
Critic Score
81
26 reviews

30.

Childish Gambino - Camp
November 15, 2011
Critic Score
66
19 reviews

29.

Lykke Li - Wounded Rhymes
March 1, 2011
Critic Score
80
30 reviews

27.

Lady Gaga - Born This Way
May 23, 2011
Critic Score
69
24 reviews

26.

Gillian Welch - The Harrow & The Harvest
June 28, 2011
Critic Score
86
18 reviews

25.

James Blake - James Blake
February 8, 2011
Critic Score
81
32 reviews

24.

Cults - Cults
June 7, 2011
Critic Score
73
24 reviews

23.

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

22.

Coldplay - Mylo Xyloto
October 25, 2011
Critic Score
64
31 reviews

21.

Kanye West & Jay-Z - Watch the Throne
August 8, 2011
Critic Score
74
30 reviews

20.

Bright Eyes - The People's Key
February 15, 2011
Critic Score
67
30 reviews

19.

My Morning Jacket - Circuital
May 31, 2011
Critic Score
71
31 reviews

18.

Tom Waits - Bad as Me
October 25, 2011
Critic Score
86
36 reviews

16.

The Civil Wars - Barton Hollow
February 1, 2011
Critic Score
77
9 reviews

15.

St. Vincent - Strange Mercy
September 13, 2011
Critic Score
87
34 reviews

14.

tUnE-yArDs - w h o k i l l
April 19, 2011
Critic Score
84
29 reviews

13.

Iron & Wine - Kiss Each Other Clean
January 25, 2011
Critic Score
79
34 reviews

12.

Feist - Metals
October 4, 2011
Critic Score
77
28 reviews

11.

M83 - Hurry Up, We're Dreaming
October 18, 2011
Critic Score
76
35 reviews

10.

Foster the People - Torches
May 24, 2011
Critic Score
63
17 reviews

9.

Beirut - The Rip Tide
August 30, 2011
Critic Score
75
27 reviews

8.

Florence + The Machine - Ceremonials
November 1, 2011
Critic Score
76
31 reviews

7.

Wilco - The Whole Love
September 27, 2011
Critic Score
81
32 reviews

6.

The Black Keys - El Camino
December 6, 2011
Critic Score
77
30 reviews

5.

Radiohead - The King of Limbs
February 19, 2011
Critic Score
76
36 reviews

4.

The Decemberists - The King is Dead
January 18, 2011
Critic Score
73
31 reviews

3.

Adele - 21
February 22, 2011
Critic Score
77
21 reviews

1.

Bon Iver - Bon Iver, Bon Iver
June 21, 2011
Critic Score
84
35 reviews
Original Source: http://www.npr.org/2011/12/14/143717007/listeners-pick-their-favorite-albums-of-2011?ft=1&f=37&sc=tw
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