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The Highest Rated Albums of the 2000s

1. Brian Wilson - SMiLE

Brian Wilson - SMiLE
September 28, 2004
Critic Score
96
12 reviews

2. The Wrens - The Meadowlands

The Wrens - The Meadowlands
September 9, 2003
Critic Score
94
5 reviews

3. Burial - Untrue

Burial - Untrue
November 6, 2007
Critic Score
94
15 reviews

4. Arcade Fire - Funeral

Arcade Fire - Funeral
September 14, 2004
Critic Score
93
19 reviews

5. The Microphones - The Glow Pt. 2

The Microphones - The Glow Pt. 2
September 25, 2001
Critic Score
92
6 reviews

6. Sufjan Stevens - Illinois

Sufjan Stevens - Illinois
July 5, 2005
Critic Score
92
20 reviews

8. El-P - Fantastic Damage

El-P - Fantastic Damage
May 14, 2002
Critic Score
92
7 reviews

9. Wilco - Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

Wilco - Yankee Hotel Foxtrot
April 23, 2002
Critic Score
92
12 reviews

10. Viktor Vaughn - Vaudeville Villain

Viktor Vaughn - Vaudeville Villain
September 16, 2003
Critic Score
91
7 reviews

11. Dizzee Rascal - Boy in da Corner

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

12. Four Tet - Rounds

Four Tet - Rounds
May 6, 2003
Critic Score
91
8 reviews

14. Solomon Burke - Don't Give Up on Me

Solomon Burke - Don't Give Up on Me
July 23, 2002
Critic Score
90
5 reviews

15. Sunn O))) - Black One

Sunn O))) - Black One
October 18, 2005
Critic Score
90
6 reviews

16. Ali Farka Touré - Savane

Ali Farka Touré - Savane
July 25, 2006
Critic Score
90
7 reviews

17. OutKast - Stankonia

OutKast - Stankonia
October 31, 2000
Critic Score
90
9 reviews

18. Max Richter - The Blue Notebooks

Max Richter - The Blue Notebooks
February 26, 2004
Critic Score
90
7 reviews

19. Grandaddy - The Sophtware Slump

Grandaddy - The Sophtware Slump
November 7, 2000
Critic Score
90
7 reviews

20. Brother Ali - Shadows on the Sun

Brother Ali - Shadows on the Sun
May 2, 2003
Critic Score
90
5 reviews

22. The Streets - Original Pirate Material

The Streets - Original Pirate Material
October 22, 2002
Critic Score
89
9 reviews

24. Rokia Traoré - Tchamantché

Rokia Traoré - Tchamantché
May 19, 2008
Critic Score
89
5 reviews

25. Fennesz - Endless Summer

Fennesz - Endless Summer
July 3, 2001
Critic Score
89
5 reviews
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