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Parent genres: Alternative Rock, Pop, Rock



Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Beats Per Minute (USA) - The 130 Best Albums of the Last Five Years (2013) 10
Kitsap Sun (USA) - The Top 101 Albums of the 2000s (2010) 98
Rhapsody (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 97
Robert Dimery - 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (Updated 2013) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 100 Best Debut Albums of All Time (2013) 74
Spin (USA) - The 300 Best Albums of the Past 30 Years (2015) 114
Clash (UK) - The Top 100 Albums of Clash's Lifetime (2004-2014) 21
FACT (UK) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 53
NME (UK) - The 50 Greatest Debut Albums (2010) No Order
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (2013) 237
No Ripcord (UK) - Top 100 Debut Albums (2011) 19
No Ripcord (UK) - Top Albums 2000-2009 (2012) 35
The Sunday Times (UK) - Top 30 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 30
The Times (UK) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 77
Studio Brussels (Belgium) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time, Nominations (2015) No Order
Les Inrockuptibles (France) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2010) 30
Jenesaispop (Spain) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2010) 27
PlayGround (Spain) - Top 200 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 110
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 300 (+200) Best Albums from 1984-2014 (2014) 301
MusicServer (Czech Republic) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 51
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 4 Stars
Robert Christgau (USA) - Consumer Guide Album Grade A
Metacritic (Metascore 0-100, Weighted Average of Reviews from USA and UK) 86
Music Story (France) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 3.5 Stars
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 6.5
End of Year Lists
All Music (USA) - Top Albums of 2009 No Order
Amazon (USA) - Top Albums of 2009 78
Austin Town Hall (USA) - Top Albums of 2009 22
Blurt (USA) - Top Albums of 2009 45
Cokemachineglow (USA) - Top Albums of 2009 16
Consequence Of Sound (USA) - Top Albums of 2009 18
Eye Weekly Cross (Canada) - Top Albums of 2009 4
Lost at Sea (USA) - Top Albums of 2009 16
MSN.com (USA) - Top Albums of 2009 10
Magnet (USA) - Top Albums of 2009 12
OneThirtyBPM (USA) - Top Albums of 2009 41
Other Music (USA) - Top Albums of 2009 6
Pitchfork (USA) - Top Albums of 2009 3
Popmatters (USA) - Top Albums of 2009 12
Rolling Stone (USA) - Top Albums of 2009 9
Slant (USA) - Top Albums of 2009 11
Sputnikmusic (USA) - Top Albums of 2009 25
Tiny Mix Tapes (USA) - Top Albums of 2009 48
Treble (USA) - Top Albums of 2009 5
Village Voice (Pazz & Jop) (USA) - Top Albums of 2009 7
Woxy (USA) - Top Albums of 2009 7
eMusic (USA) - Top Albums of 2009 5
Artrocker (UK) - Top Albums of 2009 23
BBC (Rock&Indie) (UK) - Top Albums of 2009 2
Drowned In Sound (UK) - Top Albums of 2009 50
Fact Magazine (UK) - Top Albums of 2009 1
Gigwise (UK) - Top Albums of 2009 10
Hot Press (Ireland) - Top Albums of 2009 2
Mojo (UK) - Top Albums of 2009 22
Music OMH (UK) - Top Albums of 2009 3
Muso's Guide (UK) - Top Albums of 2009 2
New Musical Express (UK) - Top Albums of 2009 2
No Ripcord (UK) - Top Albums of 2009 25
Piccadilly Records (UK) - Top Albums of 2009 4
Rough Trade (UK) - Top Albums of 2009 1
State (Ireland) - Top Albums of 2009 3
The Fly (UK) - Top Albums of 2009 14
The Guardian (UK) - Top Albums of 2009 1
The Line Of Best Fit (UK) - Top Albums of 2009 4
The Quietus (UK) - Top Albums of 2009 3
The Sun (UK) - Top Albums of 2009 6
The Wire (UK) - Top Albums of 2009 21
Uncut (UK) - Top Albums of 2009 6
Aftenposten (Norway) - Top Albums of 2009 8
Gaffa (Denmark) - Top Albums of 2009 9
Nöjesguiden (Sweden) - Top Albums of 2009 1
Rumba (Finland) - Top Albums of 2009 1
Sonic (Sweden) - Top Albums of 2009 8
Soundi (Finland) - Top Albums of 2009 12
Digg (Belgium) - Top Albums of 2009 2
Humo (Belgium) - Top Albums of 2009 1
OOR (Netherlands) - Top Albums of 2009 1
Intro (Germany) - Top Albums of 2009 1
Musikexpress (Germany) - Top Albums of 2009 2
Plattentests (Germany) - Top Albums of 2009 6
Rolling Stone-Germany (Germany) - Top Albums of 2009 21
Zundfunk (Germany) - Top Albums of 2009 3
Indiepoprock.net (France) - Top Albums of 2009 5
Les Inrock (France) - Top Albums of 2009 1
Magic (France) - Top Albums of 2009 2
Top albums de bloggeurs (France) - Top Albums of 2009 17
fluctuat.net (France) - Top Albums of 2009 3
Blitz (Portugal) - Top Albums of 2009 1
El Periódico (Spain) - Top Albums of 2009 4
GoMag (Spain) - Top Albums of 2009 4
Heineken (Spain) - Top Albums of 2009 2
Jenesaispop (Spain) - Top Albums of 2009 1
Mondosonoro (Spain) - Top Albums of 2009 7
Muzikalia (Spain) - Top Albums of 2009 5
Playground (Spain) - Top Albums of 2009 6
Rockdelux (Spain) - Top Albums of 2009 5
ScannerFM (Spain) - Top Albums of 2009 3
Rumore (Italy) - Top Albums of 2009 9
Storia della Musica (Italy) - Top Albums of 2009 37
Popboks (Serbia) - Top Albums of 2009 43
Quart (Hungary) - Top Albums of 2009 18
Screenagers (Poland) - Top Albums of 2009 9
WAN2 (Hungary) - Top Albums of 2009 18


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2009
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2009
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2009
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Portishead
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