American Songwriter's Top 50 Albums of 2011

American Songwriter's Top 50 Albums of 2011

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50.

Centro-matic - Candidate Waltz
June 21, 2011
Critic Score
69
6 reviews

49.

August 30, 2011
Critic Score
75
28 reviews

48.

Abigail Washburn - City of Refuge
January 11, 2011
Critic Score
77
11 reviews

47.

August 9, 2010
Critic Score
76
10 reviews

46.

October 4, 2011
Critic Score
69
14 reviews

43.

Jonny Corndawg - Down on the Bikini Line
August 29, 2011
Critic Score
69
3 reviews

38.

October 18, 2011
Critic Score
74
26 reviews

35.

KORT - Invariable Heartache
April 26, 2011
Critic Score
75
11 reviews

34.

October 11, 2011
Critic Score
73
8 reviews

In Reverie, Joe Henry and his group have created a raw, raucous and messy masterpiece.

33.

honeyhoney - Billy Jack
October 24, 2011
Critic Score
75
2 reviews

29.

September 13, 2011
Critic Score
80
14 reviews

28.

September 12, 2011
Critic Score
86
37 reviews

Experimental music never sounded like this though. Like St. Vincent’s previous work, Strange Mercy is fresh and punctuated with purpose. Its tangents never evade the listener but surprise and delight.

27.

October 25, 2011
Critic Score
67
16 reviews

26.

Pieta Brown - Mercury
September 27, 2011
Critic Score
70
3 reviews

25.

Sarah Jarosz - Follow Me Down
May 17, 2011
Critic Score
80
6 reviews

23.

February 1, 2011
Critic Score
78
10 reviews

22.

February 15, 2011
Critic Score
68
33 reviews

20.

September 13, 2011
Critic Score
82
27 reviews

19.

February 18, 2011
Critic Score
75
37 reviews

Despite Radiohead’s flashes of their usual self throughout The King of Limbs, the album pales in comparison to their previous LPs.

17.

Jessica Lea Mayfield - Tell Me
February 8, 2011
Critic Score
76
9 reviews

15.

June 21, 2011
Critic Score
85
38 reviews

Vernon’s taken the ingredients that made For Emma transcend its bedroom folkie origins and fly – the hushed, multi-tracked falsetto vocals, the indelible melodies, the evocative, heartbroken lyrics – and expanded upon them.

11.

October 25, 2011
Critic Score
87
38 reviews

10.

October 4, 2011
Critic Score
77
28 reviews

9.

December 6, 2011
Critic Score
78
34 reviews

8.

September 6, 2011
Critic Score
77
5 reviews

5.

June 7, 2011
Critic Score
72
12 reviews

3.

January 24, 2011
Critic Score
78
24 reviews

1.

September 27, 2011
Critic Score
81
32 reviews
Original Source: http://www.americansongwriter.com/2011/11/american-songwriters-top-50-albums-of-2011/6/
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