PopMatters' Best Indie Pop Albums of 2011

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9.

The Bats - Free All the Monsters
October 25, 2011
Critic Score
71
4 reviews

8.

The Ladybug Transistor - Clutching Stems
June 7, 2011
Critic Score
68
9 reviews

7.

Seapony - Go With Me
May 31, 2011
Critic Score
61
7 reviews

6.

Amor de Días - Street of the Love of Days
May 17, 2011
Critic Score
68
7 reviews

Amor de Días can sometimes be too consistent in its tone, needing some more moments that stand out and shake up pretty songs that can fade into the background.

3.

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart - Belong
March 29, 2011
Critic Score
74
28 reviews

Belong is a concept album about the struggle to make eye contact with someone who you’re think is unaware of your existence.

2.

Girls - Father, Son, Holy Ghost
September 13, 2011
Critic Score
80
27 reviews

Father, Son, Holy Ghost is bracingly immediate, a collection of songs that don’t have to grow on you—songs that are fully realized and lovable at first blush.

1.

The Caribbean - Discontinued Perfume
February 22, 2011
Critic Score
73
4 reviews
Original Source: http://www.popmatters.com/pm/tools/full/151816
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