Pitchfork Readers' Top 50 Albums of 2011

Pitchfork Readers' Top 50 Albums of 2011

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50. Frank Ocean - Nostalgia, Ultra.

Frank Ocean - Nostalgia, Ultra.
February 18, 2011
Critic Score
74
6 reviews

49. Oneohtrix Point Never - Replica

Oneohtrix Point Never - Replica
November 8, 2011
Critic Score
79
26 reviews

48. Nicolas Jaar - Space Is Only Noise

Nicolas Jaar - Space Is Only Noise
January 31, 2011
Critic Score
82
15 reviews

47. Battles - Gloss Drop

Battles - Gloss Drop
June 7, 2011
Critic Score
77
29 reviews

45. The Horrors - Skying

The Horrors - Skying
July 26, 2011
Critic Score
81
28 reviews

44. The Decemberists - The King is Dead

The Decemberists - The King is Dead
January 18, 2011
Critic Score
72
29 reviews

42. Toro y Moi - Underneath The Pine

Toro y Moi - Underneath The Pine
February 22, 2011
Critic Score
75
24 reviews

39. EMA - Past Life Martyred Saints

EMA - Past Life Martyred Saints
May 10, 2011
Critic Score
80
24 reviews

38. Smith Westerns - Dye It Blonde

Smith Westerns - Dye It Blonde
January 18, 2011
Critic Score
79
25 reviews

37. Lykke Li - Wounded Rhymes

Lykke Li - Wounded Rhymes
March 1, 2011
Critic Score
79
26 reviews

36. Beirut - The Rip Tide

Beirut - The Rip Tide
August 30, 2011
Critic Score
76
23 reviews

34. Tom Waits - Bad as Me

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

33. Wild Beasts - Smother

Wild Beasts - Smother
May 10, 2011
Critic Score
81
25 reviews

32. The War on Drugs - Slave Ambient

The War on Drugs - Slave Ambient
August 16, 2011
Critic Score
77
25 reviews

31. Feist - Metals

Feist - Metals
October 4, 2011
Critic Score
76
25 reviews

30. Tyler, the Creator - Goblin

Tyler, the Creator - Goblin
May 10, 2011
Critic Score
71
26 reviews

29. The Black Keys - El Camino

The Black Keys - El Camino
December 6, 2011
Critic Score
78
29 reviews

28. Cut Copy - Zonoscope

Cut Copy - Zonoscope
February 8, 2011
Critic Score
73
30 reviews

27. WU LYF - Go Tell Fire to the Mountain

WU LYF - Go Tell Fire to the Mountain
June 21, 2011
Critic Score
73
19 reviews

26. Cults - Cults

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

24. Wilco - The Whole Love

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

23. Washed Out - Within and Without

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

22. Shabazz Palaces - Black Up

Shabazz Palaces - Black Up
June 28, 2011
Critic Score
84
23 reviews

21. Atlas Sound - Parallax

Atlas Sound - Parallax
November 8, 2011
Critic Score
81
28 reviews

20. Yuck - Yuck

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

19. Youth Lagoon - The Year of Hibernation

Youth Lagoon - The Year of Hibernation
September 27, 2011
Critic Score
78
18 reviews

18. Childish Gambino - Camp

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

17. The Antlers - Burst Apart

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

16. Kurt Vile - Smoke Ring for My Halo

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

15. Drake - Take Care

Drake - Take Care
November 15, 2011
Critic Score
78
27 reviews

14. Panda Bear - Tomboy

Panda Bear - Tomboy
April 12, 2011
Critic Score
78
25 reviews

13. tUnE-yArDs - w h o k i l l

tUnE-yArDs - w h o k i l l
April 19, 2011
Critic Score
85
28 reviews

12. Real Estate - Days

Real Estate - Days
October 18, 2011
Critic Score
73
25 reviews

11. The Weeknd - House of Balloons

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

10. Destroyer - Kaputt

Destroyer - Kaputt
January 25, 2011
Critic Score
86
26 reviews

9. Kanye West & Jay-Z - Watch the Throne

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

8. PJ Harvey - Let England Shake

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

7. Radiohead - The King of Limbs

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

6. St. Vincent - Strange Mercy

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

5. Girls - Father, Son, Holy Ghost

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

4. James Blake - James Blake

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

3. M83 - Hurry Up, We're Dreaming

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

1. Bon Iver - Bon Iver, Bon Iver

Bon Iver - Bon Iver, Bon Iver
June 21, 2011
Critic Score
84
32 reviews
Original Source: http://pitchfork.com/features/staff-lists/8747-2011-pitchfork-readers-poll/
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