Clash's Top 40 Albums of 2010

Clash's Top 40 Albums of 2010

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40. Grinderman - Grinderman 2

September 14, 2010
Critic Score
81
20 reviews

39. Mavis Staples - You Are Not Alone

September 14, 2010
Critic Score
80
10 reviews

38. El-P - Weareallgoingtoburninhell-megamixxx3

El-P - Weareallgoingtoburninhell-megamixxx3
August 3, 2010
Critic Score
74
11 reviews

36. Paul Weller - Wake Up the Nation

April 20, 2010
Critic Score
80
13 reviews

35. Chilly Gonzales - Ivory Tower

Chilly Gonzales - Ivory Tower
September 14, 2010
Critic Score
72
7 reviews

34. The Strange Boys - Be Brave

The Strange Boys - Be Brave
March 2, 2010
Critic Score
69
12 reviews

33. The National - High Violet

May 10, 2010
Critic Score
85
30 reviews

Despite a sincere lack of happy hardcore bangers or light-relief comedy skits, ‘High Violet’ is a tight, no-nonsense follow-up to 2007’s critically acclaimed ‘Boxer’.

32. Deerhunter - Halcyon Digest

September 28, 2010
Critic Score
83
31 reviews

31. Chrome Hoof - Crush Depth

Chrome Hoof - Crush Depth
May 3, 2010
Critic Score
74
6 reviews

30. Vampire Weekend - Contra

January 12, 2010
Critic Score
79
33 reviews

28. Avey Tare - Down There

October 26, 2010
Critic Score
73
21 reviews

24. Max Richter - Infra

July 20, 2010
Critic Score
80
14 reviews

23. Holy Fuck - Latin

Holy Fuck - Latin
May 11, 2010
Critic Score
74
14 reviews

22. Autechre - Oversteps

March 23, 2010
Critic Score
77
17 reviews

21. Gil Scott-Heron - I'm New Here

February 9, 2010
Critic Score
78
23 reviews

19. The Phantom Band - The Wants

October 25, 2010
Critic Score
79
12 reviews

18. Aloe Blacc - Good Things

September 28, 2010
Critic Score
80
9 reviews

17. Maps & Atlases - Perch Patchwork

Maps & Atlases - Perch Patchwork
June 29, 2010
Critic Score
71
9 reviews

14. No Age - Everything in Between

September 28, 2010
Critic Score
79
22 reviews

13. The Black Keys - Brothers

May 18, 2010
Critic Score
78
25 reviews

12. Efterklang - Magic Chairs

Efterklang - Magic Chairs
February 23, 2010
Critic Score
72
15 reviews

11. M.I.A. - /\/\/\Y/\

July 7, 2010
Critic Score
70
32 reviews

10. These New Puritans - Hidden

March 2, 2010
Critic Score
83
21 reviews

9. LCD Soundsystem - This Is Happening

May 18, 2010
Critic Score
85
30 reviews

As farewells go, this is proper fond. Sound of gold!

8. Matthew Dear - Black City

August 17, 2010
Critic Score
73
15 reviews

5. Beach House - Teen Dream

January 26, 2010
Critic Score
81
30 reviews

‘Teen Dream’ suggests that this is a band with the rarest of touches, familiar in their frailty yet fathomless in their depths.

3. Caribou - Swim

April 20, 2010
Critic Score
82
27 reviews

1. Arcade Fire - The Suburbs

August 3, 2010
Critic Score
89
35 reviews

Taking their perennial themes of loss, fear, control and time they’ve re-woven their epic art rock around their fascinating suburban theme that literally lies on our own doorstep.

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