NME's Best Albums of 2010

NME's Best Albums of 2010

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73.

September 7, 2010
Critic Score
61
27 reviews

69.

Happy Birthday - Happy Birthday
March 16, 2010
Critic Score
73
7 reviews

68.

September 13, 2010
Critic Score
73
14 reviews

66.

March 3, 2010
Critic Score
81
37 reviews

65.

June 15, 2010
Critic Score
77
26 reviews

64.

Walls - Walls
April 26, 2010
Critic Score
73
6 reviews

63.

June 21, 2010
Critic Score
75
12 reviews

Within all the emotional turmoil, there’s a lot for the listener to love: Hadreas’ compelling, tremulous vocals for one, and the haunting nature of his plinky plonky piano skills. A fragile, fucked-up little wonder.

62.

February 9, 2010
Critic Score
79
28 reviews

61.

May 4, 2010
Critic Score
85
33 reviews

59.

March 1, 2010
Critic Score
78
10 reviews

58.

Crocodiles - Sleep Forever
September 14, 2010
Critic Score
70
17 reviews

57.

February 23, 2010
Critic Score
85
31 reviews

56.

September 14, 2010
Critic Score
80
13 reviews

54.

First Aid Kit - Big Black & the Blue
May 25, 2010
Critic Score
69
12 reviews

53.

July 6, 2010
Critic Score
72
14 reviews

52.

March 30, 2010
Critic Score
74
14 reviews

51.

Charlotte Gainsbourg - IRM
December 7, 2009
Critic Score
74
25 reviews

49.

January 19, 2010
Critic Score
75
20 reviews

48.

November 22, 2010
Critic Score
69
23 reviews
An epic, end-of-days drive, taking in '80s synths, mainstream metal and gleaming pop.

46.

April 20, 2010
Critic Score
81
15 reviews

42.

July 13, 2010
Critic Score
74
11 reviews

41.

June 22, 2010
Critic Score
77
15 reviews

40.

May 11, 2010
Critic Score
83
36 reviews
Drawing influence across the board, it’s a work that not so much mixes genres as smashes them into one visceral, jaw-dropping hybrid.

39.

October 11, 2010
Critic Score
69
18 reviews

37.

LoneLady - Nerve Up
February 22, 2010
Critic Score
79
9 reviews

36.

September 6, 2010
Critic Score
63
8 reviews

35.

September 28, 2010
Critic Score
75
22 reviews

34.

November 22, 2010
Critic Score
92
42 reviews

It’s the best thing he’s done since his game-changing debut, and heartening evidence to suggest the self-professed Louis Vuitton don is in a good place right now.

33.

February 15, 2010
Critic Score
69
19 reviews
Frankly, with a debut this astonishing, we think the time for Marina to stop worrying is here.

32.

Islet - Wimmy
November 10, 2010
Critic Score
82
5 reviews

31.

April 23, 2010
Critic Score
74
26 reviews
Radio playlisted, exploring their spiritual side – have the digipunk pinups gone soft? No fear...

30.

August 31, 2010
Critic Score
65
24 reviews

29.

September 28, 2010
Critic Score
80
25 reviews

28.

NYPC - The Optimist
May 4, 2010
Critic Score
62
11 reviews

27.

July 27, 2010
Critic Score
75
27 reviews

26.

September 14, 2010
Critic Score
75
18 reviews
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