Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Metacritic 75 (best rated 2001 new albums)


Info:  «Metacritic is a website that aggregates reviews of music albums, games, movies, TV shows, DVDs, and formerly, books. For each product, a numerical score from each review is obtained and the total is averaged» (from Wikipedia). Metacritic 75 is a series of playlists collecting all new albums (no reissues, anthologies, live albums) that get a 75+ aggregated score generated by at least 15 reviews. On running years, the playlist is periodically updated and closed on January of the following year. This playlist collects new albums published in 2001.
Source: Metacritic
Date of publication: 2001
Spotify playlist latest update: 17th August 2016
Spotify direct links: URI / HTTP


Full list

Strikethrough albums (4/36) are not available on Spotify. Some albums may be not available in all countries.

Low - Thing We Lost On Fire (87)
Stephen Malkmus - Stephen Malkmus (82)
Tortoise - Standards (78)
Spoon - Girls Can Tell (85)
Arab Strap - The Red Thread (75)
Kristin Hersh - Sunny Border Blue (81)
Black Box Recorder - The Facts of Life (82)
Guided By Voices - Isolation Drills (83)
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds - No More Shall We Part (79)
Mogwai - Rock Action (76)
Tool - Lateralus (75)
R.E.M. - Reveal (76)
Missy Elliott - Miss E... So Addictive (89)
Radiohead - Amnesiac (75)
Rufus Wainwright - Poses (82)
Basement Jaxx - Rooty (82)
The White Stripes - White Blood Cells (86)
Tindersticks - Can Our Love... (81)
Built To Spill - Ancient Melodies of the Future (80)
Beta Band - Hot Shots II (77)
Björk - Vespertine (88)
Sparklehorse - It's a Wonderful Life (81)
The Charlatans - Wonderland (75)
Ben Folds - Rockin' the Suburbs (75)
Mercury Rev - All Is Dream (80)
Bob Dylan - Love and Theft (93)
Gorky's Zygotic Mynci - How I Long To Feel That Summer In My Heart (79)
Ryan Adams - Gold (78)
Death Cab For Cutie - The Photo Album (75)
Strokes - Is This It? (91)
Le Tigre - Feminist Sweepstakes (78)
Fugazi - The Argument (87)
Hope Sandoval & The Warm Intentions - Bavarian Fruit Bread (75)
The Avalanches - Since I Left You (89)
Jim O'Rourke - Insignificance (81)
De La Soul - AOI: Bionix (77)


Metacritic 75 (best rated 2002 new albums)


Info:  «Metacritic is a website that aggregates reviews of music albums, games, movies, TV shows, DVDs, and formerly, books. For each product, a numerical score from each review is obtained and the total is averaged» (from Wikipedia). Metacritic 75 is a series of playlists collecting all new albums (no reissues, anthologies, live albums) that get a 75+ aggregated score generated by at least 15 reviews. On running years, the playlist is periodically updated and closed on January of the following year. This playlist collects new albums published in 2002.
Source: Metacritic
Date of publication: 2002
Spotify playlist latest update: 17th August 2016
Spotify direct links: URI / HTTP


Full list

Strikethrough albums (4/54) are not available on Spotify. Some albums may be not available in all countries.

Elbow - Asleep in the Back (82)
Felix Da Housecat - Kittenz and the Glitz (78)
Cornelius - Point (82)
Boards of Canada - Geogaddi (84)
Lambchop - Is a Woman (79)
... And You Will Know Us By The Trail of Dead - Source Tags & Codes (85)
Clinic - Walking With Thee (79)
N.E.R.D. - In Search Of... (Second Version) (80)
Super Furry Animals - Rings Around The World (86)
Cornershop - Handcream For A Generation (78)
Wilco - Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (87)
Paul Westerberg - Stereo (76)
Luna - Romantica (76)
Elvis Costello - When I Was Cruel (76)
Badly Drawn Boy - About A Boy (Soundtrack) (79)
Tom Waits - Blood Money (84)
Tom Waits - Alice (90)
Bryan Ferry - Frantic (77)
Eminem - The Eminem Show (75)
DJ Shadow - The Private Press (81)
Doves - The Last Broadcast (85)
Guided By Voices - Universal Truths and Cycles (76)
Sonic Youth - Murray Street (82)
The Flaming Lips - Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots (84)
Bruce Springsteen & The E-Street Band - The Rising (82)
Bright Eyes - Lifted Or The Story Is In The Soil, Keep Your Ear To The Ground (77)
Sleater-Kinney - One Beat (85)
Interpol - Turn On The Bright Lights (81)
Spoon - Kill The Moonlight (88)
Liars - They Threw Us In A Trench And Stuck A Monument On Top (77)
Neko Case - Blacklisted (82)
Pulp - We Love Life (84)
Coldplay - A Rush Of Blood To The Head (80)
Queens of the Stone Age - Songs For The Deaf (89)
Steve Earle - Jerusalem (78)
Beck - Sea Change (79)
The Soft Boys - Nextdoorland (79)
Jurassic 5 - Power In Numbers (76)
Röyksopp - Melody A.M. (81)
Amon Tobin - Out From Out Where (75)
The Streets - Original Pirate Material (90)
Foo Fighters - One By One (75)
Tori Amos - Scarlet's Walk (76)
Sigur Ros - () (82)
Godspeed You! Black Emperor - Yanqui U.X.O. (80)
Badly Drawn Boy - Have You Fed The Fish? (77)
Missy Elliott - Under Construction (81)
Talib Qweli - Quality (79)
FC/Kahuna - Machine Says Yes (77)
Out Hud - S.T.R.E.E.T. D.A.D. (84)
George Harrison - Brainwashed (77)
The Roots - Phrenology (87)
Common - Electric Circus (80)
Nas - God's Son (81)


Metacritic 75 (best rated 2003 new albums)


Info:  «Metacritic is a website that aggregates reviews of music albums, games, movies, TV shows, DVDs, and formerly, books. For each product, a numerical score from each review is obtained and the total is averaged» (from Wikipedia). Metacritic 75 is a series of playlists collecting all new albums (no reissues, anthologies, live albums) that get a 75+ aggregated score generated by at least 15 reviews. On running years, the playlist is periodically updated and closed on January of the following year. This playlist collects new albums published in 2003.
Source: Metacritic
Date of publication: 2003
Spotify playlist latest update: 17th August 2016
Spotify direct links: URI / HTTP


Full list

Strikethrough albums (12/97) are not available on Spotify. Some albums may be not available in all countries.

The Sea and Cake - One Bedroom (79)
The Delgados - Hate (80)
The Sees - Sunshine Hit Me (78)
Zwan - Mary Star Of The Sea (79)
Loose Fur - Loose Fur (77)
Ted Leo & The Pharmacists - Hearts of Oak (84)
The Bad Plus - These Are The Vistas (81)
Massive Attack - 100th Window (75)
Cat Power - You Are Free (82)
Calexico - Feast of Wire (86)
The Go-Betweens - Bright Yellow Bright Orange (82)
The Postal Service - Give Up (79)
Dirty Three - She Has No Strings Apollo (79)
The Notwist - Neon Golden (89)
The Coral - The Coral (81)
Cursive - The Ugly Organ (85)
Throwing Muses - Throwing Muses (76)
Smog - Supper (79)
Ms. Dynamite - A Little Deeper (80)
The Libertines - Up The Bracket (78)
The Blood Brothers - Burn Piano Island, Burn (82)
Cave In - Antenna (78)
Stephen Malkmus - Pig Lib (80)
Idlewild - The Remote Part (83)
White Stripes - Elephant (92)
Manitoba - Up In Flames (88)
Lucinda Williams - World Without Tears (87)
Yo La Tengo - Summer Sun (77)
Arab Strap - Monday At The Hug & Pint (80)
Caitlin Cary - I'm Staying Out (78)
Wire - Send (84)
Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Fever To Tell (85)
Blur - Think Tank (83)
Prefuse 73 - One Word Extinguisher (86)
The New Pornographers - Electric Version (82)
Four Tet - Rounds (89)
Cex - Being Ridden (77)
Ed Harcourt - From Every Sphere (77)
Pernice Brothers - Yours, Mine & Ours (88)
Northern State - Dying in Stereo (77)
Broken Social Scene - You Forgot It In People (86)
Gillian Welch - Soul Journey (78)
Nina Nastasia - Run To Ruin (85)
Britta Phillips & Dean Wareham - L'Avventura (75)
Damien Rice - O (80)
Radiohead - Hail To The Thief (85)
Grandaddy - Sumday (78)
Fountains of Wayne - Welcome Interstate Managers (86)
Drive-By Truckers - Decoration Day (87)
Tindersticks - Waiting For The Moon (78)
Mogwai - Happy Songs For Happy People (85)
The Mars Volta - De-Loused in the Comatorium (82)
The Clientele - The Violet Hour (84)
Fannypack - So Stylistic (78)
Super Furry Animals - Phantom Power (87)
Jane's Addiction - Strays (75)
The Sleepy Jackson - Lovers (79)
Killing Joke - Killing Joke (79)
Junior Senior - D-D-Don't Don't Stop The Beat (79)
Dashboard Confessional - A Mark, A Mission, A Brand, A Scar (77)
Broadcast - Haha Sound (82)
Kings of Leon - Youth & Young Manhood (79)
The Constantines - Shine A Light (83)
Guided By Voices - Earthquake Glue (78)
Warren Zevon - The Wind (86)
The Raveonettes - Chain Gang of Love (77)
The National - Sad Songs For Dirty Lovers (78)
The Decemberists - Her Majesty The Decemberists (83)
My Morning Jacket - It Still Moves (83)
British Sea Power - The Decline of British Sea Power (86)
Quasi - Hot Shit (78)
The Darkness - Permission To Land (79)
Bubba Sparxxx - Deliverance (82)
stellastarr* - stellastarr* (78)
Outkast - Speakerboxxx/The Love Below (91)
The Fiery Furnaces - Gallowsbird's Bark (77)
Matmos - The Civil War (77)
Death Cab For Cutie - Transatlanticism (85)
Beth Gibbons & Rustin Man - Out Of Season (83)
Belle & Sebastian - Dear Catastrophe Waitress (79)
Kid Koala - Some Of My Best Friends Are DJs (78)
The Shins - Chutes Too Narrow (88)
The Rapture - Echoes (76)
The Unicorns - Who Will Cut Our Hair When We're Gone (77)
Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros - Streetcore (85)
Paul Westerberg - Come Feel Me Tremble (78)
The Stills - Logic Will Break Your Heart (79)
Clearlake - Cedars (80)
Basement Jaxx - Kish Kash (85)
Strokes - Room On Fire (77)
Explosions in the Sky - The Earth Is Not a Cold Dead Place (86)
Sun Kil Moon - Ghosts of the Great Highway (84)
Jay-Z - The Black Album (84)
Al Green - I Can't Stop (75)
Cex - Maryland Mansions (75)
Missy Elliott - This Is Not A Test! (79)
Kelis - Tasty (80)


Metacritic 75 (best rated 2004 new albums)


Info:  «Metacritic is a website that aggregates reviews of music albums, games, movies, TV shows, DVDs, and formerly, books. For each product, a numerical score from each review is obtained and the total is averaged» (from Wikipedia). Metacritic 75 is a series of playlists collecting all new albums (no reissues, anthologies, live albums) that get a 75+ aggregated score generated by at least 15 reviews. On running years, the playlist is periodically updated and closed on January of the following year. This playlist collects new albums published in 2004.
Source: Metacritic
Date of publication: 2004
Spotify playlist latest update: 17th August 2016
Spotify direct links: URI / HTTP


Full list

Strikethrough albums (8/93) are not available on Spotify. Some albums may be not available in all countries.

Dizzee Rascal - Boy In Da Corner (92)
Mekons - Punk Rock (77)
Oneida - Secret Wars (83)
Stereolab - Margerine Eclipse (77)
Elbow - Cast of Thousands (84)
Air - Talkie Walkie (75)
Savath & Savalas - Apropa't (75)
Danger Mouse - The Grey Album (79)
The Elected - Me First (80)
The Walkmen - Bows & Arrows (78)
The Mountain Goats - We Shall All Be Healed (77)
Electrelane - The Power Out (78)
Kanye West - College Dropout (87)
The Coral - Magic & Medicine (76)
Nellie McKay - Get Away From Me (79)
Lambchop - No, You C'Mon (79)
Lambchop - Aw C'Mon (80)
Xiu Xiu - Fabulous Muscles (80)
Cee Lo Green - Cee-Lo Green Is The Soul Machine (86)
Franz Ferdinand - Franz Ferdinand (87)
Sondre Lerche - Two Way Monologue (78)
TV on the Radio - Desperate Youth, Blood Thirsty Babes (79)
The Von Bondies - Pawn Shoppe Heart (80)
Sufjan Stevens - Seven Swans (87)
David Byrne - Grown Backwards (78)
Madvillain - Madvillainy (93)
Ambulance Ltd - Ambulance Ltd (78)
Iron & Wine - Our Endless Numbered Days (84)
Blonde Redhead - Misery Is A Butterfly (78)
Of Montreal - Satanic Panic In The Attic (78)
Ron Sexsmith - Retriever (79)
Modest Mouse - Good News For People Who Love Bad News (83)
Lali Puna - Faking The Books (83)
Loretta Lynn - Van Lear Rose (97)
Jolie Holland - Escondida (83)
The Divine Comedy - Absent Friends (78)
Mission of Burma - ONoffON (84)
Devendra Banhart - Rejoicing In The Hands (88)
Juana Molina - Tres Cosas (76)
The Icarus Line - Penance Soiree (81)
Magnetic Fields - i (79)
The Streets - A Grand Don't Come For Free (91)
Secret Machines - Now Here Is Nowhere (80)
RJD2 - Since We Last Spoke (80)
McLusky - The Difference Between Me And You Is That I'm Not On Fire (78)
Animal Collective - Sung Tongs (83)
!!! - Louden Up Now (75)
PJ Harvey - Uh Huh Her (79)
A.C. Newman - The Slow Wonder (80)
Jim White - Drill A Hole In That Substrate And Tell Me What You See (78)
Sonic Youth - Sonic Nurse (77)
The Fall - The Real New Fall L.P. (85)
Dungen - Ta Det Lugnt (88)
Wilco - a ghost is born (81)
The Concretes - The Concretes (75)
The Cure - The Cure (75)
Rogue Wave - Out Of The Shadow (79)
The Hives - Tyrannosaurus Hives (78)
Scissor Sisters - Scissor Sisters (81)
M83 - Dead Cities, Red Seas & Lost Ghosts (86)
Comets On Fire - Blue Cathedral (84)
Adem - Homesongs (83)
Mark Lanegan Band - Bubblegum (85)
Rilo Kiley - More Adventurous (75)
Drive-By Truckers - The Dirty South (87)
Mouse On Mars - Radical Connector (75)
Björk - Medulla (84)
The Libertines - The Libertines (80)
The Black Keys - Rubber Factory (81)
John Cale - Hobosapiens (89)
Arcade Fire - Funeral (90)
Dizzee Rascal - Showtime (87)
Giant Sand - Is All Over... The Map (79)
Devendra Banhart - Niño Rojo (82)
Green Day - American Idiot (79)
Junior Boys - Last Exit (79)
Brian Wilson - Smile (97)
Interpol - Antics (80)
The Delgados - Universal Audio (82)
Panda Bear - Young Prayer (76)
De La Soul - The Grind Date (80)
Tom Waits - Real Gone (78)
The Dears - No Cities Left (79)
American Music Club - Love Songs For Patriots (82)
Blood Brothers - Crimes (85)
Elliott Smith - From A Basement On The Hill (88)
Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds - Abattoir Blues / The Lyre of Orpheus (88)
Death From Above 1979 - You're A Woman, I'm a Machine (82)
Neko Case - The Tigers Have Spoken (80)
Rufus Wainwright - Want Two (78)
MF Doom - MM.. Food (81)
U2 - How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb (79)
Nas - Street's Disciple (80)


Metacritic 75 (best rated 2005 new albums)


Info:  «Metacritic is a website that aggregates reviews of music albums, games, movies, TV shows, DVDs, and formerly, books. For each product, a numerical score from each review is obtained and the total is averaged» (from Wikipedia). Metacritic 75 is a series of playlists collecting all new albums (no reissues, anthologies, live albums) that get a 75+ aggregated score generated by at least 15 reviews. On running years, the playlist is periodically updated and closed on January of the following year. This playlist collects new albums published in 2005.
Source: Metacritic
Date of publication: 2005
Spotify playlist latest update: 17th August 2016
Spotify direct links: URI / HTTP


Full list

Strikethrough albums (13/130) are not available on Spotify. Some albums may be not available in all countries.

Six Organs Of Admittance - School of the Flower (83)
Jennifer Gentle - Valende (77)
Bonnie "Prince" Billy and Matt Sweeney - Superwolf (80)
Archer Prewitt - Wilderness (81)
M83 - Before The Dawn Heals Us (76)
Low - The Great Destroyer (82)
Bright Eyes - I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning (85)
Marianne Faithfull - Before The Poison (76)
Graham Coxon - Happiness In Magazines (77)
Antony and the Johnsons - I'm A Bird Now (88)
Andrew Bird - The Mysterious Production Of Eggs (85)
Sage Francis - A Healthy Distrust (78)
Hood - Outside Closer (80)
LCD Soundsystem - LCD Soundsystem (86)
Josh Rouse - Nashville (80)
Iron & Wine - Woman King (EP) (82)
Clem Snide - End Of Love (78)
M. Ward - Transistor Radio (78)
Crooked Fingers - Dignity and Shame (75)
The Mars Volta - Frances The Mute (75)
Sam Prekop - Who's Your New Professor (78)
Stars - Set Yourself On Fire (81)
The Kills - No Wow (78)
50 Foot Wave - Golden Ocean (76)
Boom Bip - Blue Eyed In The Red Room (75)
Ash - Meltdown (78)
Patrick Wolf - Wind in the Wires (80)
Kaiser Chiefs - Employment (78)
Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds - B-Sides & Rarities (75)
Queens Of The Stone Age - Lullabies To Paralyze (78)
Out Hud - Let Us Never Speak Of It Again (76)
The Decemberists - Picaresque (81)
Bloc Party - Silent Alarm (82)
Brendan Benson - The Alternative To Love (79)
M.I.A. - Arular (88)
Edan - Beauty And The Beat (85)
Beck - Guero (78)
Okkervil River - Black Sheep Boy (86)
Fantômas - Suspended Animation (76)
The Books - Lost and Safe (84)
British Sea Power - Open Season (76)
The National - Alligator (82)
Martha Wainwright - Martha Wainwright (80)
Of Montreal - The Sunlandic Twins (80)
Mary Timony - Ex Hex (77)
Roots Manuva - Awfully Deep (80)
The Mountain Goats - The Sunset Tree (83)
Bruce Springsteen - Devils & Dust (81)
Eels - Blinking Lights and Other Revelations (85)
Mice Parade - Bem-Vinda Vontade (78)
Quasimoto - The Further Adventures of Lord Quas (79)
The Ponys - Celebration Castle (77)
Oneida - The Wedding (80)
The Hold Steady - Separation Sunday (86)
The Go-Betweens - Oceans Apart (85)
Caribou - The Milk Of Human Kindness (81)
13 & God - 13 & God (80)
Spoon - Gimme Fiction (84)
System Of A Down - Mezmerize (85)
Mercury Rev - The Secret Migration (76)
Belle & Sebastian - Push Barman To Open Old Wounds (89)
Common - Be (83)
Stephen Malkmus - Face The Truth (78)
Sleater-Kinney - The Woods (88)
Gorillaz - Demon Days (82)
Maxïmo Park - A Certain Trigger (75)
Four Tet - Everything Ecstatic (77)
Smog - A River Ain't Too Much To Love (76)
The White Stripes - Get Behind Me Satan (81)
Teenage Fanclub - Man-Made (79)
Annie - Anniemal (81)
Pernice Brothers - Discover A Lovelier You (78)
Ry Cooder - Chavez Ravine (86)
Engineers - Engineers (81)
Laura Cantrell - Humming By The Flowered Vine (80)
Ying Yang Twins - USA (United States of Atlanta) (76)
Pajo - Pajo (80)
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - Clap Your Hands Say Yeah (84)
Jamie Lidell - Multiply (84)
Sufjan Stevens - Illinois (90)
Xiu Xiu - La Foret (82)
Richard Thompson - Front Parlour Ballads (75)
Sons And Daughters - The Repulsion Box (77)
Minotaur Shock - Maritime (76)
The Juan MacLean - Less Than Human (81)
Laura Veirs - Year Of Meteors (80)
Chad VanGaalen - Infiniheart (80)
Portastatic - Bright Ideas (83)
The New Pornographers - Twin Cinema (85)
Kanye West - Late Registration (85)
Richard Hawley - Coles Corner (85)
The Like - Are You Thinking What I'm Thinking? (77)
Super Furry Animals - Love Kraft (77)
Sigur Rós - Takk... (84)
Paul McCartney - Chaos And Creation In The Backyard (78)
Iron & Wine + Calexico - In The Reins (EP) (77)
Brakes - Give Blood (75)
Devendra Banhart - Cripple Crow (79)
Broadcast - Tender Buttons (76)
Calla - Collisions (78)
Wolf Parade - Apologies To The Queen Mary (83)
Blackalicious - The Craft (80)
Atmosphere - You Can't Imagine How Much Fun We're Having (77)
The Fall - Fall Heads Roll (80)
My Morning Jacket - Z (90)
Ladytron - Witching Hour (78)
Franz Ferdinand - You Could Have It So Much Better (83)
Broken Social Scene - Broken Social Scene (82)
Fiona Apple - Extraordinary Machine (84)
The Magic Numbers - The Magic Numbers (80)
The Go! Team - Thunder, Lightning, Strike (86)
Dirty Three - Cinder (79)
Deerhoof - The Runners Four (76)
DangerDoom - The Mouse And The Mask (81)
The Constantines - Tournament Of Hearts (80)
The Clientele - Strange Geometry (79)
Silver Jews - Tanglewood Numbers (81)
Lightning Bolt - Hypermagic Mountain (88)
Depeche Mode - Playing The Angel (78)
Boards Of Canada - The Campfire Headphase (79)
Animal Collective - Feels (84)
Vashti Bunyan - Lookaftering (85)
The Earlies - These Were The Earlies (84)
Neil Diamond - 12 Songs (81)
Kate Bush - Aerial (81)
Akron/Family & Angels Of Light (81)
Madonna - Confessions On A Dance Floor (80)
The Mendoza Line - Full Of Light And Full Of Fire (79)
System Of A Down - Hypnotize (78)
Mary J. Blige - The Breakthrough (76)