SPIN's 20 Best Albums of 2001

SPIN's 20 Best Albums of 2001

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19. Craig David - Born to Do It

Craig David - Born to Do It
August 14, 2000
Critic Score
72
6 reviews

18. The Strokes - Is This It

The Strokes - Is This It
August 27, 2001
Critic Score
87
11 reviews

17. Macy Gray - The Id

Macy Gray - The Id
September 17, 2001
Critic Score
71
7 reviews

16. Tool - Lateralus

Tool - Lateralus
May 15, 2001
Critic Score
75
8 reviews

15. The Dismemberment Plan - Change

The Dismemberment Plan - Change
October 23, 2001
Critic Score
85
7 reviews

14. The Coup - Party Music

The Coup - Party Music
November 6, 2001
Critic Score
83
3 reviews

13. Lucinda Williams - Essence

Lucinda Williams - Essence
June 5, 2001
Critic Score
78
4 reviews

10. Tori Amos - Strange Little Girls

Tori Amos - Strange Little Girls
September 18, 2001
Critic Score
69
5 reviews

8. Daft Punk - Discovery

Daft Punk - Discovery
March 13, 2001
Critic Score
73
11 reviews
It feels like a concept album -in this case, the story of how wine-flow disco circumnavigated intellectual pretentions on all sides en route to a temporary utopia that may finally believe in nothing but the boogie but still has the infinite on its mind every minute.

7. Jay-Z - The Blueprint

Jay-Z - The Blueprint
September 11, 2001
Critic Score
81
7 reviews

6. Gorillaz - Gorillaz

Gorillaz - Gorillaz
June 19, 2001
Critic Score
78
10 reviews

5. Björk - Vespertine

Björk - Vespertine
August 28, 2001
Critic Score
86
11 reviews

4. Bob Dylan - Love and Theft

Bob Dylan - Love and Theft
September 11, 2001
Critic Score
83
7 reviews

3. Basement Jaxx - Rooty

Basement Jaxx - Rooty
June 26, 2001
Critic Score
76
5 reviews

2. Radiohead - Amnesiac

Radiohead - Amnesiac
June 5, 2001
Critic Score
77
12 reviews

Resonant, dusty somethings, not much on their own, line up and aggregate into something fluid and sweetly steady.

1. System of a Down - Toxicity

System of a Down - Toxicity
September 4, 2001
Critic Score
79
7 reviews
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