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Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Beats Per Minute (USA) - The 130 Best Albums of the Last Five Years (2013) 2
Consequence of Sound (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 13
Delusions of Adequacy (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2010) 18
LostAtSea (USA) - Top 50 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 29
NPR (USA) - The 50 Most Important Recordings of the 2000s (2009) No Order
OneThirtyBPM (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2010) 81
Paste (USA) - Top 50 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 35
Pitchfork (USA) - Top 200 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 14
Rhapsody (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 72
Robert Dimery - 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (Updated 2013) No Order
Slant (USA) - Top 250 Albums of the 2000s (2010) 62
Spin (USA) - The 125 Best Albums of the Past 25 Years (2010) 114
Spin (USA) - The 300 Best Albums of the Past 30 Years (2015) 139
Stylus Decade (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2010) 23
The Onion A.V. Club (USA) - Top 50 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 22
Tiny Mix Tapes (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2010) 12
Treble (USA) - Top 150 Albums of the 2000s (2010) 6
Under the Radar (USA) - Top 200 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 25
eMusic (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 28
Clash (UK) - The Top 100 Albums of Clash's Lifetime (2004-2014) 8
Gigwise (UK) - Top 50 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 12
Irish Times (Ireland) - Top 20 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 17
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (2013) 416
No Ripcord (UK) - Top Albums 2000-2009 (2012) 29
State (Ireland) - Top 50 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 29
The Clash (UK) - The 50 Greatest Albums of Our Lifetime (2004-2009) 10
The Line of Best Fit (UK) - Top 30 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 18
The Sun (UK) - Top 40 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 36
The Sunday Times (UK) - Top 30 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 22
Uncut (UK) - Top 150 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 33
Side 2-Nettavisen (Norway) - Top 25 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 11
Digg (Belgium) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 54
OOR (Netherlands) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 38
Groove (Germany) - The 100 Best Electronic Albums (2013) 53
Uwe Schütte (Germany) - Basis-Diskothek Rock und Pop (2011) No Order
Heineken (Spain) - Top 50 International Albums of the 2000s (2009) 9
Jenesaispop (Spain) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2010) 44
La Vanguardia (Spain) - Top 50 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 13
Mondosonoro (Spain) - Top 50 International Albums of the 2000s (2009) 9
Muzikalia (Spain) - Top 62 Albums of the 2000s (2009) No Order
PlayGround (Spain) - Top 200 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 34
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 300 (+200) Best Albums from 1984-2014 (2014) 51
Rock de Lux (Spain) - Top 100 International Albums of the 2000s (2009) 1
Indie for Bunnies (Italy) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 66
Kalporz (Italy) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 73
MusicServer (Czech Republic) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 34
POPBOKS (Serbia) - The 100 Best Albums of 2000-2010 (2011) 54
Screenagers (Poland) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2010) 6
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 4.5 Stars
Robert Christgau (USA) - Consumer Guide Album Grade *
Metacritic (Metascore 0-100, Weighted Average of Reviews from USA and UK) 89
Music Story (France) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 3.5 Stars
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 6
End of Year Lists
A.V. Club (USA) - Top Albums of 2009 3
Absolute Punk (USA) - Top Albums of 2009 15
All Music (USA) - Top Albums of 2009 No Order
Amazon (USA) - Top Albums of 2009 7
Austin Town Hall (USA) - Top Albums of 2009 35
Beat Crave (USA) - Top Albums of 2009 3
Billboard (USA) - Top Albums of 2009 3
Blurt (USA) - Top Albums of 2009 34
Cokemachineglow (USA) - Top Albums of 2009 4
Consequence Of Sound (USA) - Top Albums of 2009 1
Delusions of Adequacy (USA) - Top Albums of 2009 1
Eye Weekly Cross (Canada) - Top Albums of 2009 3
Filter (USA) - Top Albums of 2009 1
Lost at Sea (USA) - Top Albums of 2009 3
OneThirtyBPM (USA) - Top Albums of 2009 5
Other Music (USA) - Top Albums of 2009 2
Paste (USA) - Top Albums of 2009 2
Pitchfork (USA) - Top Albums of 2009 1
Popmatters (USA) - Top Albums of 2009 1
Relevant Magazine (USA) - Top Albums of 2009 2
Rolling Stone (USA) - Top Albums of 2009 14
Slant (USA) - Top Albums of 2009 1
Spin (USA) - Top Albums of 2009 1
Sputnikmusic (USA) - Top Albums of 2009 1
The Agit Reader (USA) - Top Albums of 2009 1
The Epoch Times (USA) - Top Albums of 2009 2
Tiny Mix Tapes (USA) - Top Albums of 2009 1
Treble (USA) - Top Albums of 2009 1
Under the Radar (USA) - Top Albums of 2009 2
Village Voice (Pazz & Jop) (USA) - Top Albums of 2009 1
Woxy (USA) - Top Albums of 2009 5
eMusic (USA) - Top Albums of 2009 9
BBC (Rocklista in ('HEAR_YA')) (UK) - Top Albums of 2009 1
Clash Magazine (UK) - Top Albums of 2009 1
Drowned In Sound (UK) - Top Albums of 2009 7
Fact Magazine (UK) - Top Albums of 2009 13
Gigwise (UK) - Top Albums of 2009 2
Hot Press (Ireland) - Top Albums of 2009 11
Mojo (UK) - Top Albums of 2009 1
Music OMH (UK) - Top Albums of 2009 1
Muso's Guide (UK) - Top Albums of 2009 3
NME (UK) - Top Albums of 2009 5
No Ripcord (UK) - Top Albums of 2009 1
Piccadilly Records (UK) - Top Albums of 2009 25
Q (UK) - Top Albums of 2009 4
Record Collector (UK) - Top Albums of 2009 No Order
Resident Advisor (UK) - Top Albums of 2009 6
Rough Trade (UK) - Top Albums of 2009 11
State (Ireland) - Top Albums of 2009 2
The Fly (UK) - Top Albums of 2009 27
The Guardian (UK) - Top Albums of 2009 5
The Line Of Best Fit (UK) - Top Albums of 2009 2
The Quietus (UK) - Top Albums of 2009 24
The Sun (UK) - Top Albums of 2009 2
The Wire (UK) - Top Albums of 2009 30
Uncut (UK) - Top Albums of 2009 1
Aftenposten (Norway) - Top Albums of 2009 12
Dagensskiva (Sweden) - Top Albums of 2009 15
Gaffa (Denmark) - Top Albums of 2009 4
Nettavisen (Norway) - Top Albums of 2009 1
Nöjesguiden (Sweden) - Top Albums of 2009 9
Rumba (Finland) - Top Albums of 2009 10
Sonic (Sweden) - Top Albums of 2009 1
Soundi (Finland) - Top Albums of 2009 16
Digg (Belgium) - Top Albums of 2009 3
Humo (Belgium) - Top Albums of 2009 8
OOR (Netherlands) - Top Albums of 2009 4
Intro (Germany) - Top Albums of 2009 15
Musikexpress (Germany) - Top Albums of 2009 14
Rolling Stone-Germany (Germany) - Top Albums of 2009 10
Spex (Germany) - Top Albums of 2009 7
Zündfunk (Germany) - Top Albums of 2009 2
Chronicart (France) - Top Albums of 2009 2
Indiepoprock.net (France) - Top Albums of 2009 1
Les Inrock (France) - Top Albums of 2009 4
Popnews (France) - Top Albums of 2009 7
Top albums de bloggeurs (France) - Top Albums of 2009 3
fluctuat.net (France) - Top Albums of 2009 1
Blitz (Portugal) - Top Albums of 2009 2
El Periódico (Spain) - Top Albums of 2009 2
GoMag (Spain) - Top Albums of 2009 2
Heineken (Spain) - Top Albums of 2009 1
Jenesaispop (Spain) - Top Albums of 2009 4
Mondosonoro (Spain) - Top Albums of 2009 1
Muzikalia (Spain) - Top Albums of 2009 1
Playground (Spain) - Top Albums of 2009 2
RockZone (Spain) - Top Albums of 2009 9
Rockdelux (Spain) - Top Albums of 2009 1
ScannerFM (Spain) - Top Albums of 2009 1
Music Australia Guide (Australia) - Top Albums of 2009 5
Ondarock (Italy ) - Top Albums of 2009 15
Rockerilla (Italy) - Top Albums of 2009 3
Rumore (Italy) - Top Albums of 2009 4
Storia della Musica (Italy) - Top Albums of 2009 2
Popboks (Serbia) - Top Albums of 2009 2
Porcy's (Poland) - Top Albums of 2009 4
Quart (Hungary) - Top Albums of 2009 10
Screenagers (Poland) - Top Albums of 2009 1
WAN2 (Hungary) - Top Albums of 2009 7
Rolling Stone - Argentina (Argentina) - Top Albums of 2009 19