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100 Greatest Albums of 2011

Criteria: These albums were chosen for their initial and lasting popularity and their influence and impact on rock music in general. Also considered is critical acclaim. The list includes rock and roll and related genres that were influential on rock music.
Edited By: - List Begun: 2014-07-18
Top 100 Albums by Year: (in progress)
  1. 21 - Adele
  2. Take Care - Drake
  3. Born This Way - Lady Gaga
  4. Watch the Throne - Jay-Z and Kanye West
  5. Bon Iver - Bon Iver
  6. 4 - Beyoncé
  7. Wasting Light - Foo Fighters
  8. Let England Shake - PJ Harvey
  9. Barton Hollow - The Civil Wars
10. 50 Words for Snow - Kate Bush
11. Talk That Talk - Rihanna
12. Undun - The Roots
13. James Blake - James Blake
14. Making Mirrors - Gotye
15. El Camino - The Black Keys
16. David Comes to Life - Fucked Up
17. W H O K I L L - tUnE-yArDs
18. Civilian - Wye Oak
19. + - Ed Sheeran
20. Helplessness Blues - Fleet Foxes
21. Ceremonials - Florence + The Machine
22. Hurry Up, We're Dreaming - M83
23. Tomboy - Panda Bear
24. Goblin - Tyler, the Creator
25. Nine Types of Light - TV on the Radio
26. Black Up - Shabazz Palaces
27. Past Life Martyred Saints - EMA
28. Mylo Xyloto - Coldplay
29. Torches - Foster the People
30. Collapse into Now - R.E.M.
31. The King is Dead - The Decemberists
32. Hot Sauce Committee Part Two - Beastie Boys
33. Kaputt - Destroyer
34. Bad as Me - Tom Waits
35. Biophilia - Bjork
36. Gloss Drop - Battles
37. Underneath the Pine - Toro y Moi
38. Strange Mercy - St. Vincent
39. Father, Son, Holy Ghost - Girls
40. Suck It And See - Arctic Monkeys
41. The King of Limbs - Radiohead
42. Smoke Ring for My Halo - Kurt Vile
43. So Beautiful or So What - Paul Simon
44. The Light of the Sun - Jill Scott
45. Arabia Mountain - Black Lips
46. Cole World: The Sideline Story - J. Cole
47. Wild Flag - Wild Flag
48. Tha Carter IV - Lil Wayne
49. Femme Fatale - Britney Spears
50. The Big Roar - The Joy Formidable
51. XXX - Danny Brown
52. The Whole Love - Wilco
53. Belong - The Pains of Being Pure at Heart
54. Up All Night - One Direction
55. Noel Gallagher's Flying Birds - Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
56. The R.E.D. Album - Game
57. Skying - The Horrors
58. Wounded Rhymes - Lykke Li
59. Blue Slide Park - Mac Miller
60. Cults - Cults
61. Days - Real Estate
62. Codes and Keys - Death Cab for Cutie
63. Section 80 - Kendrick Lamar
64. Only in Dreams - Dum Dum Girls
65. Never Trust a Happy Song - Grouplove
66. Wit's End - Cass McCombs
67. Stronger - Kelly Clarkson
68. The People's Key - Bright Eyes
69. Metals - Feist
70. Dye it Blonde - Smith Westerns
71. Zonoscope - Cut Copy
72. Yuck - Yuck
73. Slave Ambient - The War on Drugs
74. A Creature I Don't Know - Laura Marling
75. Cloud Nothings - Cloud Nothings
76. Fallen Empires - Snow Patrol
77. Lasers - Lupe Fiasco
78. Vows - Kimbra
79. Parallax - Atlas Sound
80. My Head is an Animal - Of Monsters and Men
81. Apollo Kids - Ghostface Killah
82. Join Us - They Might Be Giants
83. What Did You Expect from the Vaccines? - The Vaccines
84. Build a Rocket Boys! - Elbow
85. Camp - Childish Gambino
86. Different Gear, Still Speeding - Beady Eye
87. Burst Apart - The Antlers
88. Kiss Each Other Clean - Iron & Wine
89. Veronica Falls - Veronica Falls
90. Coastal Grooves - Blood Orange
91. England Keep My Bones - Frank Turner
92. The Papercut Chronicles II - Gym Class Heroes
93. Rolling Blackouts - The Go! Team
94. Blood Pressures - The Kills
95. A Different Kind of Fix - Bombay Bicycle Club
96. The English Riviera - Metronomy
97. Move Like This - The Cars
98. Go-Go Boots - Drive-By Truckers
99. Mirror Traffic - Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks
100. All Eternals Deck - The Mountain Goats

21 Adele album cover

Take Care Drake album cover

Born This Way Lady Gaga album cover

Watch the Throne Jay-Z and Kanye West album cover

Bon Iver album cover

4 Beyoncé album cover

Wasting Light Foo Fighters album cover
 DigitalDreamDoor Editor Picks for 2011
  Ryan's choice - An unheralded great album from 2011
 •  Hello Sadness - Los Campesinos!
  Lew's choice:
 •  Mission Bell - Amos Lee




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