Drowned In Sound's best albums of the 21st century - RESULTS

We’re also too far past tone’s poll now to scroll back, so if whoever posts the top 20 can repost the poll too that would be great thanks

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can you remind me who ‘tone’ is?

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Yes:
Radiohead x2
Joanna Newsom
Interpol
Boards of Canada
Yo La Tengo
The Strokes

Fine:
Kanye
Kendrick
Grandaddy

Not for me:
The National
Sufjan x2
Godspeed You Black Emporer
LCD
Frightened Rabbit
Idlewild
Madvillan

Hate:
Arcade Fire

This remains the case. Well done everyone, I should have more faith in you all x

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You know, the t-bone.

1 Funeral Arcade Fire 418
2 In Rainbows Radiohead 407
3 Kid A Radiohead 379
4 Turn on the Bright Lights Interpol 321
5 My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy Kanye West 298
6 To Pimp a Butterfly Kendrick Lamar 287
7 Boxer The National 217
8 Illinois Sufjan Stevens 198
9 Ys Joanna Newsom 188
10 Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas To Heaven Godspeed You! Black Emperor 186
11 Carrie and Lowell Sufjan Stevens 185
12 Sound of Silver LCD Soundsystem 171
13 The Midnight Organ Fight Frightened Rabbit 163
14 And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside Out Yo La Tengo 160
15 Geogaddi Boards of Canada 159
16 100 Broken Windows Idlewild 148
17 Let England Shake PJ Harvey 141
18 Madvillainy Madvillain 126
19 The Sophtware Slump Grandaddy 124
20 Is This It The Strokes 124
21 Good Kid, m.A.A.d City Kendrick Lamar 124
22 Yankee Hotel Foxtrot Wilco 120
23 Fourteen Autumns and Fifteen Winters The Twilight Sad 119
24 The Argument Fugzai 117
25 Original Pirate Material The Streets 115
26 Untru Burial 114
27 Have One on Me Joanna Newson 109
28 The Relationship of Command At the Drive-in 107
29 A Seat at the Table Solange 96
30 Silent Shout The Knife 95
31 Frank Ocean Blonde 92
32 Rounds Four Tet 91
33 White Pony Deftones 91
34 The Earth is Not a Cold Dead Place Explosions in the Sky 89
35 Double Negative Low 89
36 Blackstar David Bowie 88
37 Microcastles Deerhunter 87
38 Third Portishead 86
39 And Their Refinement of the Decline Stars of the Lid 86
40 Vespertine Bjork 85
41 Alligator The National 79
42 The Age of Ads Sufjan Stevens 77
43 Things we Lost in the Fire Low 77
44 The Woods Sleater-Kinney 76
45 Home, Like no Place is there The Hotelier 73
= Drums Not Dead Liars 73
47 Romance is Boring Los Campesinos! 72
48 Didn’t it Rain Songs: Ohia 72
49 The Decline of British Sea Power British Sea Power 71
50 The Meadowlands The Wrens 71
51 The Cold Vein Cannibal Ox 68
52 Broken Social Scene You Forgot It in People 67
53 Lorde Melodrama 66
54 Carly Rae Jepsen E.Mo.Tion 65
55 The Antlers Burst Apart 64
56 The Go! Team Thunder Lighting Strike 63
57 Bon Iver For Emma, Forever Ago 63
58 Sun Kil Moon Ghosts of the Great Highway 63
59 Wild Beasts Two Dancers 62
60 Why? Alopecia 62
= Julia Holter Have You In My Wilderness 62
62 Modest Mouse The Moon and Antarctica 61
63 Outkast Stankonia 59
64 Bright Eyes I’m Wide Awake It’s Morning 58
65 Titus Andronicus The Monitor 57
66 Converge Jane Doe 55
= 65daysofstatic The Fall Of Math 55
68 The Mars Volta De-Loused In The Comatorium 55
69 Ghostface Killah Supreme Clientele 54
= Elliott Smith From a Basement on the Hill 54
71 Glassjaw Worship and Tribute 53
= …And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead Source Tags and Codes 53
73 Scott Walker The Drift 53
74 St Vincent Strange Mercy 52
75 Cloud Nothings Here And Nowhere Else 52
76 Taylor Swift 1989 51
= Why? Elephant Eyelash 51
78 J Dilla Donuts 51
79 The Postal Service Give Up 50
80 The Field From Here We Go Sublime 50
= Japandroids Celebration Rock 50
82 Panda Bear Person Pitch 49
83 Mastodon Leviathan 49
84 The National High Violet 48
85 Fucked Up David Comes to Life 48
86 Primal Scream XTRMNTR 48
87 Sigur Ros () 47
88 Jimmy Eat World Bleed American 47
= Bloc Party Silent Alarm 47
= Big Thief Capacity 47
91 Lift to Experience The Texas-Jerusalem Crossroads 47
= Kanye West Yeezus 47
93 The Avalanches Since I Left You 45
= Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds Push the Sky Away 45
95 Jon Hopkins Immunity 44
= Calexico Feast Of Wire 44
97 kurt vile smoke ring for my halo 44
98 The Mountain Goats All Hail West Texas 43
99 Doves Lost Souls 43
100 mclusky The Difference Between Me and You Is That I’m Not on Fire 42
= Death Cab For Cutie Transatlanticism 42
= Antlers Burst Apart 42
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one of they poshos that likes to smash up plates?

What thread is this? I’ve forgotten

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they are a more interesting band than a lot in this poll I believe

Ten of them. I like ten of the top twenty.

They are the worst band there is.

I like 7 of the top 20

like: 5
have heard: 7

Listening to Funeral now and Tunnels is a fucking corker isn’t it?

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am I right in thinking Burst apart should have been 29th?

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that’s roughly 50%

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1975 are worse

I like how the artists and albums swap over at the 50 mark :star_struck:

(thanks for doing this CZ)

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I like thirty seven of the entire list.

  • Interpoo
  • interpals
  • Binterpol

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