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Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Austin Town Hall (USA) - Top 50 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 29
Consequence of Sound (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 50
Creative Loafing (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 55.5
Delusions of Adequacy (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2010) 78
NPR (USA) - The 50 Most Important Recordings of the 2000s (2009) No Order
Paste (USA) - Top 50 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 22
PopMatters (USA) - The 100 Best Albums of the 2000s (2014) 86
Tom Moon (USA) - 1000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die (2008) Main entry
Treble (USA) - Top 150 Albums of the 2000s (2010) 73
Under the Radar (USA) - Top 200 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 94
Rock's Back Pages (UK) - Top 176 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 88
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 3.5 Stars
Robert Christgau (USA) - Consumer Guide Album Grade *
Metacritic (Metascore 0-100, Weighted Average of Reviews from USA and UK) 84
Music Story (France) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 4 Stars
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 6
End of Year Lists
A.V. Club (USA) - Albums of the Year 7
Amazon.com (USA) - Albums of the Year 3
Blender (USA) - Albums of the Year 31
Chartattack (Canada) - Albums of the Year 1
Eye Weekly Canadian Critics Poll - Albums of the Year 10
Glide (USA) - Albums of the Year No Order
HARP (USA) - Albums of the Year 12
HITS (USA) - Albums of the Year 5
Idolator (USA) - Albums of the Year (Jackin' Pop Poll) 16
LostAtSea (USA) - Albums of the Year 18
Pitchfork (USA) - Albums of the Year 41
PopMatters (USA) - Albums of the Year 19
Rolling Stone (USA) - Albums of the Year 23
Spin (USA) - Albums of the Year 11
Static Multimedia (USA) - Albums of the Year 5
Treble (USA) - Albums of the Year 3
Under the Radar (USA) - Albums of the Year 1
Village Voice (USA) - Albums of the Year 13
woxy.com (USA) - Albums of the Year 48
No Ripcord (UK) - Albums of the Year 31
Planet Sound (UK) - Top Albums of 2007 21
Q (UK) - Top Albums of 2007 28
Sound Generator (UK) - Albums of the Year 23
musicOMH (UK) - Top Albums of 2007 70.5
Dagsavisen (Norway) - Albums of the Year 27
Musikexpress (Germany) - Top Albums of 2007 35
Visions (Germany) - Top Albums of 2007 13
Kalporz (Italy) - Albums of the Year 8
Monitor (Croatia) - Albums of the Year 19
Screenagers (Poland) - Albums of the Year 12
WAN2 (Hungary) - Top Albums of 2007 17