SPIN's 40 Best Albums of 2003

SPIN's 40 Best Albums of 2003

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40. Electric Six - Fire

Electric Six - Fire
May 20, 2003
Critic Score
52
7 reviews

39. The Jealous Sound - Kill Them with Kindness

The Jealous Sound - Kill Them with Kindness
June 3, 2003
Critic Score
83
3 reviews
Heartfelt guitar rock capable of punching you in the gut and patting you on the back.

38. Basement Jaxx - Kish Kash

Basement Jaxx - Kish Kash
October 20, 2003
Critic Score
70
8 reviews

37. The Raveonettes - Chain Gang of Love

The Raveonettes - Chain Gang of Love
August 25, 2003
Critic Score
66
9 reviews

35. Brand New - Deja Entendu

Brand New - Deja Entendu
June 17, 2003
Critic Score
80
6 reviews

34. My Morning Jacket - It Still Moves

My Morning Jacket - It Still Moves
September 9, 2003
Critic Score
82
9 reviews

32. Kings of Leon - Youth and Young Manhood

Kings of Leon - Youth and Young Manhood
August 19, 2003
Critic Score
78
9 reviews

31. Spiritualized - Amazing Grace

Spiritualized - Amazing Grace
September 9, 2003
Critic Score
72
9 reviews

30. Cat Power - You Are Free

Cat Power - You Are Free
February 18, 2003
Critic Score
87
10 reviews

29. Joe Budden - Joe Budden

Joe Budden - Joe Budden
June 10, 2003
Critic Score
80
1 review

27. Bubba Sparxxx - Deliverance

Bubba Sparxxx - Deliverance
September 16, 2003
Critic Score
70
8 reviews

26. The Postal Service - Give Up

The Postal Service - Give Up
February 18, 2003
Critic Score
82
12 reviews

25. The Darkness - Permission to Land

The Darkness - Permission to Land
July 7, 2003
Critic Score
78
10 reviews

24. The Rapture - Echoes

The Rapture - Echoes
October 21, 2003
Critic Score
72
8 reviews

23. Ms. Dynamite - A Little Deeper

Ms. Dynamite - A Little Deeper
June 10, 2002
Critic Score
72
6 reviews

21. The Mars Volta - De-Loused in the Comatorium

The Mars Volta - De-Loused in the Comatorium
June 24, 2003
Critic Score
73
9 reviews

20. The Libertines - Up The Bracket

The Libertines - Up The Bracket
October 14, 2002
Critic Score
85
6 reviews

19. Atmosphere - Seven's Travels

Atmosphere - Seven's Travels
September 23, 2003
Critic Score
74
4 reviews

18. Ryan Adams - Rock n Roll

Ryan Adams - Rock n Roll
November 4, 2003
Critic Score
59
12 reviews

16. Blur - Think Tank

Blur - Think Tank
May 6, 2003
Critic Score
80
11 reviews

15. AFI - Sing the Sorrow

AFI - Sing the Sorrow
March 11, 2003
Critic Score
79
8 reviews

12. Dizzee Rascal - Boy in da Corner

Dizzee Rascal - Boy in da Corner
July 21, 2003
Critic Score
91
14 reviews

11. Metallica - St. Anger

Metallica - St. Anger
June 5, 2003
Critic Score
72
8 reviews

10. Radiohead - Hail To The Thief

Radiohead - Hail To The Thief
June 10, 2003
Critic Score
82
12 reviews

9. Missy Elliott - This Is Not a Test!

Missy Elliott - This Is Not a Test!
November 25, 2003
Critic Score
75
10 reviews

7. Thursday - War All the Time

Thursday - War All the Time
September 16, 2003
Critic Score
74
6 reviews

6. Jay-Z - The Black Album

Jay-Z - The Black Album
November 14, 2003
Critic Score
78
10 reviews

5. Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Fever to Tell

Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Fever to Tell
April 29, 2003
Critic Score
79
11 reviews

4. 50 Cent - Get Rich or Die Tryin'

50 Cent - Get Rich or Die Tryin'
February 6, 2003
Critic Score
75
9 reviews

3. The Strokes - Room on Fire

The Strokes - Room on Fire
October 28, 2003
Critic Score
82
13 reviews

2. OutKast - Speakerboxxx/The Love Below

OutKast - Speakerboxxx/The Love Below
September 23, 2003
Critic Score
84
13 reviews

1. The White Stripes - Elephant

The White Stripes - Elephant
April 1, 2003
Critic Score
79
15 reviews

This is not garage rock; this is art rock. And that's a compliment.

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