SPIN's 40 Best Albums of 2007

SPIN's 40 Best Albums of 2007

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40. Rilo Kiley - Under the Blacklight

Rilo Kiley - Under the Blacklight
August 21, 2007
Critic Score
67
20 reviews

39. Turbonegro - Retox

Turbonegro - Retox
June 11, 2007
Critic Score
65
5 reviews

38. Dizzee Rascal - Maths + English

Dizzee Rascal - Maths + English
June 5, 2007
Critic Score
77
18 reviews

36. Bonde Do Rolê - With Lasers

Bonde Do Rolê - With Lasers
June 5, 2007
Critic Score
64
9 reviews

35. Say Anything - In Defense of the Genre

Say Anything - In Defense of the Genre
October 23, 2007
Critic Score
81
8 reviews

34. Bat For Lashes - Fur and Gold

Bat For Lashes - Fur and Gold
July 31, 2007
Critic Score
79
10 reviews

33. The Wildhearts - The Wildhearts

The Wildhearts - The Wildhearts
April 23, 2007
Critic Score
70
1 review

32. Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - Baby 81

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - Baby 81
May 1, 2007
Critic Score
68
13 reviews

31. Handsome Furs - Plague Park

Handsome Furs - Plague Park
May 22, 2007
Critic Score
72
9 reviews

30. Brother Ali - The Undisputed Truth

Brother Ali - The Undisputed Truth
April 10, 2007
Critic Score
77
8 reviews

29. Panda Bear - Person Pitch

Panda Bear - Person Pitch
March 20, 2007
Critic Score
83
17 reviews

28. Iron & Wine - The Shepherd's Dog

Iron & Wine - The Shepherd's Dog
September 25, 2007
Critic Score
84
21 reviews

27. Band of Horses - Cease to Begin

Band of Horses - Cease to Begin
October 9, 2007
Critic Score
73
13 reviews

26. Bright Eyes - Cassadaga

Bright Eyes - Cassadaga
April 10, 2007
Critic Score
75
16 reviews

25. Queens of the Stone Age - Era Vulgaris

Queens of the Stone Age - Era Vulgaris
June 12, 2007
Critic Score
73
17 reviews

24. The Shins - Wincing The Night Away

The Shins - Wincing The Night Away
January 23, 2007
Critic Score
81
18 reviews

23. Peter Bjorn and John - Writer's Block

Peter Bjorn and John - Writer's Block
August 14, 2006
Critic Score
78
13 reviews

22. Elliott Smith - New Moon

Elliott Smith - New Moon
May 8, 2007
Critic Score
82
14 reviews

18. Feist - The Reminder

Feist - The Reminder
May 1, 2007
Critic Score
80
17 reviews

17. The National - Boxer

The National - Boxer
May 22, 2007
Critic Score
85
20 reviews

16. Lily Allen - Alright, Still

Lily Allen - Alright, Still
July 14, 2006
Critic Score
78
15 reviews

15. Justice - †

Justice - †
July 10, 2007
Critic Score
78
16 reviews

14. Bruce Springsteen - Magic

Bruce Springsteen - Magic
October 2, 2007
Critic Score
75
18 reviews

13. The Hives - The Black and White Album

The Hives - The Black and White Album
October 9, 2007
Critic Score
71
16 reviews

12. Prince - Planet Earth

Prince - Planet Earth
July 15, 2007
Critic Score
64
17 reviews

11. Lil Wayne - Da Drought 3

Lil Wayne - Da Drought 3
January 1, 2007
Critic Score
85
3 reviews

10. The White Stripes - Icky Thump

The White Stripes - Icky Thump
June 19, 2007
Critic Score
78
21 reviews

9. Spoon - Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga

Spoon - Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga
July 10, 2007
Critic Score
81
17 reviews

8. Jay-Z - American Gangster

Jay-Z - American Gangster
November 6, 2007
Critic Score
81
17 reviews

7. Amy Winehouse - Back to Black

Amy Winehouse - Back to Black
October 27, 2006
Critic Score
78
17 reviews

6. Radiohead - In Rainbows

Radiohead - In Rainbows
October 10, 2007
Critic Score
88
24 reviews

After a decade of taking apart rock songs to find out how they work, these technophobic gearheads are ready to start putting them back together again.

5. M.I.A. - Kala

M.I.A. - Kala
August 21, 2007
Critic Score
85
23 reviews

4. Kanye West - Graduation

Kanye West - Graduation
September 11, 2007
Critic Score
75
18 reviews

West’s third album is mesmerizing and alienating, like all the purest forms of pop culture.

3. LCD Soundsystem - Sound of Silver

LCD Soundsystem - Sound of Silver
March 20, 2007
Critic Score
85
24 reviews

2. Arcade Fire - Neon Bible

Arcade Fire - Neon Bible
March 6, 2007
Critic Score
84
22 reviews

Funeral provided context and impetus for the congregational experience; Neon Bible actually matches the live show's scope and emotion.

1. Against Me! - New Wave

Against Me! - New Wave
July 10, 2007
Critic Score
76
11 reviews
Original Source: http://www.spin.com/articles/40-best-albums-2007/
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