The National
Alligator







Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Delusions of Adequacy (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2010) 25
LostAtSea (USA) - Top 50 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 46
OneThirtyBPM (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2010) 28
Pitchfork (USA) - Top 200 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 40
PopMatters (USA) - The 100 Best Albums of the 2000s (2014) 8
Slant (USA) - Top 250 Albums of the 2000s (2010) 86
Stylus Decade (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2010) 51
The Onion A.V. Club (USA) - Top 50 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 10
Treble (USA) - Top 150 Albums of the 2000s (2010) 52
Under the Radar (USA) - Top 200 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 165
eMusic (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 16
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (2013) 220
NME (UK) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 61
State (Ireland) - Top 50 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 13
The Line of Best Fit (UK) - Top 30 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 21
Uncut (UK) - Top 150 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 47
Adresseavisen (Norway) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 36
Digg (Belgium) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 19
Indie for Bunnies (Italy) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 54
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 4 Stars
Robert Christgau (USA) - Consumer Guide Album Grade Neither
Metacritic (Metascore 0-100, Weighted Average of Reviews from USA and UK) 81
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
Cokemachineglow.com (Canada) - Albums of the Year 13
Eonline (USA) - Albums of the Year 15
Junkmedia (USA) - Albums of the Year 2
LostAtSea (USA) - Albums of the Year 8
Magnet (USA) - Albums of the Year 10
PopMatters (USA) - Albums of the Year 44
Prefix (USA) - Albums of the Year 26
Treble (USA) - Albums of the Year 32
Village Voice (USA) - Albums of the Year 38
woxy.com (USA) - Albums of the Year 8
Classic Rock (UK) - Albums of the Year 43
Piccadilly Records (UK) - Albums of the Year 21
Planet Sound (UK) - Albums of the Year 2
Rough Trade (UK) - Albums of the Year 48
Uncut (UK) - Albums of the Year 5
Gaffa (Denmark) - Albums of the Year 15
Nöjesguiden (Sweden) - Albums of the Year 19
Popnews (France) - Albums of the Year 3
Screenagers (Poland) - Albums of the Year 17