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The Highest Rated Albums of 2004

1. Brian Wilson - SMiLE

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

2. Arcade Fire - Funeral

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

3. Max Richter - The Blue Notebooks

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

4. Joanna Newsom - The Milk-Eyed Mender

Joanna Newsom - The Milk-Eyed Mender
March 23, 2004
Critic Score
88
7 reviews

5. Dungen - Ta Det Lugnt

Dungen - Ta Det Lugnt
June 21, 2004
Critic Score
88
8 reviews

6. Madvillain - Madvillainy

Madvillain - Madvillainy
March 23, 2004
Critic Score
87
10 reviews

9. Loretta Lynn - Van Lear Rose

Loretta Lynn - Van Lear Rose
April 27, 2004
Critic Score
85
16 reviews

10. Feist - Let It Die

Feist - Let It Die
May 18, 2004
Critic Score
85
8 reviews

12. Junior Boys - Last Exit

Junior Boys - Last Exit
September 21, 2004
Critic Score
85
11 reviews

13. DJ /rupture - Special Gunpowder

DJ /rupture - Special Gunpowder
October 5, 2004
Critic Score
85
5 reviews

14. Fennesz - Venice

Fennesz - Venice
March 23, 2004
Critic Score
84
6 reviews

15. Franz Ferdinand - Franz Ferdinand

Franz Ferdinand - Franz Ferdinand
March 9, 2004
Critic Score
84
15 reviews

17. Isis - Panopticon

Isis - Panopticon
October 19, 2004
Critic Score
84
7 reviews

18. A.C. Newman - The Slow Wonder

A.C. Newman - The Slow Wonder
June 8, 2004
Critic Score
84
11 reviews

21. Say Anything - ...Is a Real Boy

Say Anything - ...Is a Real Boy
August 3, 2004
Critic Score
83
5 reviews

22. Elliott Smith - From a Basement on the Hill

Elliott Smith - From a Basement on the Hill
October 19, 2004
Critic Score
83
17 reviews

23. The Go! Team - Thunder, Lightning, Strike

The Go! Team - Thunder, Lightning, Strike
September 13, 2004
Critic Score
83
10 reviews

24. Autolux - Future Perfect

Autolux - Future Perfect
November 26, 2004
Critic Score
83
5 reviews

25. Miss Kittin - I Com

Miss Kittin - I Com
May 31, 2004
Critic Score
83
5 reviews
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