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The A.V. Club's Top 25 Albums Of 2011

The A.V. Club's Top 25 Albums Of 2011

The A.V. Club has posted up its top 25 albums of 2011, as voted by its staff, and there are some surprises on there. Saigon on any year-end list? That shit is surprising. A Britney Spears album I forgot existed on there? Yuck tying with Frank Ocean? The first appearance of Low in the top ten of any publication?

The biggest surprise? Wye Oak topping the whole thing. Interesting pick. Here's the list in order, go here to read the blurbs:

 

25. Florence & The Machine: Ceremonials

24. Washed Out: Within and Without

23. Britney Spears: Femme Fatale

22. Saigon: The Greatest Story Never Told

21. Iceage: New Brigade

20. Telekinesis: 12 Desperate Straight Lines

19. Cloud Nothings: Cloud Nothings

17. Destroyer: Kaputt

17. Wild Flag: Wild Flag

15. Yuck: Yuck

15. Frank Ocean: Nostalgia, Ultra

14. Paul Simon: So Beautiful Or So What

13. Drake: Take Care

12. Tom Waits: Bad As Me

11. TV on the Radio: Nine Types of Light

10. The Decemberists: The King is Dead

9. Jay-Z and Kanye West: Watch the Throne

8. St. Vincent: Strange Mercy

7. Real Estate: Days

6. The Weeknd: House of Balloons

5. Wilco: The Whole Love

4. Low: C'mon

3. Bon Iver: Bon Iver

2. Fucked Up: David Comes to Life

1. Wye Oak: Civilian 

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