Rolling Stone's 50 Best Albums of 2011

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49.

Wavves - Life Sux
September 20, 2011
Critic Score
72
7 reviews

46.

May 23, 2011
Critic Score
75
18 reviews

45.

Tedeschi Trucks Band - Revelator
June 7, 2011
Critic Score
80
4 reviews

44.

May 10, 2011
Critic Score
77
11 reviews

42.

January 25, 2011
Critic Score
86
26 reviews

40.

Gary Clark Jr. - The Bright Lights EP
September 6, 2011
Critic Score
80
1 review

38.

September 27, 2011
Critic Score
79
25 reviews

37.

April 12, 2011
Critic Score
78
26 reviews

35.

June 7, 2011
Critic Score
71
11 reviews

34.

SuperHeavy - SuperHeavy
September 20, 2011
Critic Score
53
10 reviews

32.

March 22, 2011
Critic Score
80
9 reviews

29.

September 6, 2011
Critic Score
77
5 reviews

28.

September 13, 2011
Critic Score
72
14 reviews

26.

September 13, 2011
Critic Score
87
35 reviews

25.

June 28, 2011
Critic Score
71
29 reviews

24.

February 18, 2011
Critic Score
74
6 reviews

23.

October 25, 2011
Critic Score
86
36 reviews

22.

November 15, 2011
Critic Score
77
30 reviews
Mostly, Drake stretches out over languid, austerely plush tracks that blur hip-hop, R&B and downtempo dance music.

21.

June 21, 2011
Critic Score
84
35 reviews

The ideas on Bon Iver — Colin Stetson's shimmery horn parts, Rob Moose's elegant arrangements — are engaging even when they don't lead anywhere, and the music is beautiful, even when it veers into schmaltz.

19.

July 26, 2011
Critic Score
77
6 reviews

18.

October 4, 2011
Critic Score
77
28 reviews

13.

April 19, 2011
Critic Score
84
29 reviews

12.

December 6, 2011
Critic Score
78
32 reviews

9.

September 13, 2011
Critic Score
81
25 reviews

8.

September 27, 2011
Critic Score
81
32 reviews

6.

May 23, 2011
Critic Score
69
24 reviews

Gaga loves overheated cosmic statements for the same reason she loves dance pop and metal guitars – because she hears them as echoes of her twisted rock & roll heart. That's the achievement of Born This Way: The more excessive Gaga gets, the more honest she sounds.

5.

February 19, 2011
Critic Score
76
36 reviews

Limbs keeps the intensity at a low boil, working the body as it follows strange logic down alleys it has no interest in coming out of.

1.

February 22, 2011
Critic Score
77
22 reviews
Original Source: http://www.rollingstone.com/music/lists/50-best-albums-of-2011-20111207
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