Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2001

Genre:  Year:  

01
Curve
Gift

Rating: 4.46
28 votes
02
Tool
Lateralus

Rating: 4.45
4783 votes
03
Unwound
Leaves Turn Inside You

Rating: 4.43
430 votes
04
Typical Cats
Typical Cats

Rating: 4.33
59 votes
05
Yann Tiersen
Le fabuleux destin d'Amelie Poulain

Rating: 4.32
122 votes
06
The Microphones
The Glow Pt. 2

Rating: 4.3
1671 votes
07
Against Me!
Against Me!

Rating: 4.28
295 votes
08
Dilute
Grape Blueprints Pour Spinach Olive Grape

Rating: 4.28
20 votes
09
Madrugada
Nightly disease

Rating: 4.25
12 votes
10
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy
Ease Down The Road

Rating: 4.21
19 votes
11
Saves the Day
Stay What You Are

Rating: 4.19
475 votes
12
Envy
All the Footprints You've Ever Left...

Rating: 4.18
347 votes
13
The Strokes
Is This It

Rating: 4.17
3796 votes
14
S
Sadstyle

Rating: 4.17
18 votes
15
The Appleseed Cast
Low Level Owl, Volume I

Rating: 4.16
338 votes
16
Ozma
Rock and Roll Part Three

Rating: 4.14
70 votes
17
John Butler Trio
Three

Rating: 4.14
55 votes
18
Destroyer
Streethawk: A Seduction

Rating: 4.14
96 votes
19
Benton Falls
Fighting Starlight

Rating: 4.13
26 votes
20
Against Me!
Crime as Forgiven By

Rating: 4.13
171 votes
21
Sparklehorse
It's a Wonderful Life

Rating: 4.13
264 votes
22
The Get Up Kids
Red Letter Day/Woodson

Rating: 4.13
39 votes
23
System of a Down
Toxicity

Rating: 4.13
4325 votes
24
The Dismemberment Plan
Change

Rating: 4.13
262 votes
25
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
No More Shall We Part

Rating: 4.12
197 votes
26
Hood
Cold House

Rating: 4.12
52 votes
27
Radiohead
Pyramid Song

Rating: 4.11
83 votes
28
No-Man
Returning Jesus

Rating: 4.11
72 votes
29
Muse
Origin of Symmetry

Rating: 4.1
2662 votes
30
Thursday
Full Collapse

Rating: 4.09
1319 votes
31
Kevin Max
Stereotype Be

Rating: 4.09
11 votes
32
Shiner
The Egg

Rating: 4.08
25 votes
33
Bright Eyes
Don't Be Frightened Of Turning the Page

Rating: 4.07
68 votes
34
The Angels of Light
How I Loved You

Rating: 4.06
48 votes
35
Matthew Good Band
The Audio of Being

Rating: 4.06
200 votes
36
Radiohead
Knives Out

Rating: 4.05
65 votes
37
Starflyer 59
Leave Here A Stranger

Rating: 4.05
42 votes
38
Jeffrey Lewis & the Freight Trains
The Last Time I Did Acid I Went Insane

Rating: 4.04
13 votes
39
Thought Industry
Short Wave On A Cold Day

Rating: 4.04
28 votes
40
Poe
Haunted

Rating: 4.03
29 votes
41
Low
Things We Lost in the Fire

Rating: 4.03
426 votes
42
John Frusciante
Going Inside

Rating: 4.03
16 votes
43
The White Stripes
White Blood Cells

Rating: 4.02
1067 votes
44
The American Analog Set
Know By Heart

Rating: 4.02
22 votes
45
Carissa's Wierd
You Should Be At Home Here

Rating: 4.02
98 votes
46
Ted Leo And The Pharmacists
The Tyranny of Distance

Rating: 4
46 votes
47
Something For Kate
Echolalia

Rating: 4
25 votes
48
Tindersticks
Can Our Love

Rating: 4
20 votes
49
Billy Talent
Try Honesty

Rating: 4
15 votes
50
Justin King
Le Bleu

Rating: 4
13 votes
51
The Appleseed Cast
Low Level Owl, Vol. 2

Rating: 4
240 votes
52
Beulah
The Coast is Never Clear

Rating: 3.99
70 votes
53
John Frusciante
To Record Only Water for Ten Days

Rating: 3.98
251 votes
54
Incubus
Morning View

Rating: 3.98
1748 votes
55
Alkaline Trio
From Here To Infirmary

Rating: 3.98
572 votes
56
Arab Strap
The Red Thread

Rating: 3.98
20 votes
57
Noir Désir
des Visages des Figures

Rating: 3.96
25 votes
58
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
B.R.M.C.

Rating: 3.96
153 votes
59
Yann Tiersen
L'Absente

Rating: 3.95
11 votes
60
Spoon
Girls Can Tell

Rating: 3.95
159 votes
61
The Strokes
The Modern Age

Rating: 3.95
80 votes
62
Pressure 4-5
Burning The Process

Rating: 3.94
18 votes
63
Coaltar Of The Deepers
No Thank You

Rating: 3.94
18 votes
64
Pinback
Blue Screen Life

Rating: 3.93
154 votes
65
Cake
Comfort Eagle

Rating: 3.93
342 votes
66
Meanwhile, Back in Communist Russia
Indian Ink

Rating: 3.93
94 votes
67
Joe Strummer and The Mescaleros
Global A Go-Go

Rating: 3.92
39 votes
68
Ryan Adams
Gold

Rating: 3.92
121 votes
69
The Faint
Danse Macabre

Rating: 3.91
128 votes
70
Explosions in the Sky
Those Who Tell the Truth...

Rating: 3.91
1732 votes
71
Dashboard Confessional
The Places You Have Come To Fear The Most

Rating: 3.9
570 votes
72
The Shins
Oh, Inverted World

Rating: 3.9
2184 votes
73
Fantomas
The Director's Cut

Rating: 3.9
313 votes
74
Radiohead
Amnesiac

Rating: 3.9
3085 votes
75
My Morning Jacket
At Dawn

Rating: 3.9
83 votes
76
Stephen Malkmus
Stephen Malkmus

Rating: 3.89
74 votes
77
Owls
Owls

Rating: 3.89
95 votes
78
The Beta Band
Hot Shots II [U.S. release]

Rating: 3.89
27 votes
79
life without buildings
Any Other City

Rating: 3.89
18 votes
80
Jun Senoue
Sonic Adventure 2: Multi-Dimensional Soundtrack

Rating: 3.89
18 votes
81
Super Furry Animals
Rings Around the World

Rating: 3.88
47 votes
82
Mogwai
My Father My King

Rating: 3.88
72 votes
83
Jim O'Rourke
Insignificance

Rating: 3.88
21 votes
84
Elbow
Asleep In The Back

Rating: 3.88
88 votes
85
Thee Silver Mount Zion
Born Into Trouble As the Sparks Fly...

Rating: 3.88
214 votes
86
Rival Schools
United By Fate

Rating: 3.87
214 votes
87
Jakob
Subsets of Sets

Rating: 3.87
47 votes
88
Azure Ray
Azure Ray

Rating: 3.86
22 votes
89
Pretty Girls Make Graves
Pretty Girls Make Graves

Rating: 3.86
11 votes
90
Interpol
Precipitate

Rating: 3.86
18 votes
91
Constantines
Constantines

Rating: 3.86
14 votes
92
Ash
Free All Angels

Rating: 3.85
50 votes
93
Pete Yorn
musicforthemorningafter

Rating: 3.84
45 votes
94
Dashboard Confessional
So Impossible

Rating: 3.83
142 votes
95
Jaga Jazzist
A Livingroom Hush

Rating: 3.82
88 votes
96
Boy Hits Car
Boy Hits Car

Rating: 3.82
56 votes
97
Mark Lanegan
Field Songs

Rating: 3.82
39 votes
98
Cursive
Burst and Bloom

Rating: 3.81
127 votes
99
Tomahawk
Tomahawk

Rating: 3.81
247 votes
100
The Divine Comedy
Regeneration

Rating: 3.81
13 votes
101
Silver Jews
Bright Flight

Rating: 3.81
13 votes
102
Ulrich Schnauss
Far Away Trains Passing By

Rating: 3.81
36 votes
103
AFI
The Days of the Phoenix

Rating: 3.79
56 votes
104
Starsailor
Love Is Here

Rating: 3.79
36 votes
105
Stereolab
Sound-Dust

Rating: 3.79
38 votes
106
Bad Astronaut
Acrophobe

Rating: 3.79
42 votes
107
Travis
Invisible Band

Rating: 3.78
129 votes
108
Dog Fashion Disco
Anarchists of Good Taste

Rating: 3.78
57 votes
109
Vincent Gallo
When

Rating: 3.78
36 votes
110
Liars
They Threw Us All in a Trench and...

Rating: 3.77
86 votes
111
Something Corporate
Audioboxer

Rating: 3.77
15 votes
112
Rx Bandits
Progress

Rating: 3.76
211 votes
113
The Mercury Program
All the Suits Began to Fall Off

Rating: 3.76
21 votes
114
Modest Mouse
Everywhere And His Nasty Parlour Tricks

Rating: 3.76
627 votes
115
Regina Spektor
11:11

Rating: 3.76
108 votes
116
Hey Mercedes
Everynight Fireworks

Rating: 3.76
45 votes
117
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Bravery Repetition and Noise

Rating: 3.75
64 votes
118
Clem Snide
The Ghost of Fashion

Rating: 3.75
12 votes
119
Death Cab for Cutie
The Photo Album

Rating: 3.75
1608 votes
120
Set Fire to Flames
Sings Reign Rebuilder

Rating: 3.73
97 votes
121
Anathema
A Fine Day to Exit

Rating: 3.73
377 votes
122
Whiskeytown
Pneumonia

Rating: 3.73
20 votes
123
Midlake
Milkmaid Grand Army

Rating: 3.71
14 votes
124
Pelican
Pelican

Rating: 3.71
138 votes
125
Blink-182
Take Off Your Pants and Jacket

Rating: 3.7
2261 votes
126
Metric
Static Anonymity

Rating: 3.7
20 votes
127
Gorillaz
Gorillaz

Rating: 3.69
1307 votes
128
Tortoise
Standards

Rating: 3.69
98 votes
129
Aereogramme
A Story in White

Rating: 3.69
112 votes
130
Sloan
Pretty Together

Rating: 3.69
16 votes
131
Graham Coxon
Crow Sit On Blood Tree

Rating: 3.69
16 votes
132
Les Savy Fav
Go Forth

Rating: 3.68
11 votes
133
Mogwai
Rock Action

Rating: 3.68
319 votes
134
Kings of Convenience
Quiet is the New Loud

Rating: 3.68
50 votes
135
Of Montreal
Coquelicot Asleep In The Poppies

Rating: 3.68
56 votes
136
Unwed Sailor
The Faithful Anchor

Rating: 3.67
12 votes
137
Ani DiFranco
Revelling:Reckoning

Rating: 3.67
12 votes
138
Pulp
We Love Life

Rating: 3.66
59 votes
139
Eels
Souljacker

Rating: 3.65
237 votes
140
Onesidezero
Is This Room Getting Smaller?

Rating: 3.65
24 votes
141
Further Seems Forever
The Moon Is Down

Rating: 3.64
202 votes
142
Regurgitator
Eduardo and Rodriguez Wage War on T-Wrecks

Rating: 3.64
14 votes
143
Burst
Conquest: Writhe

Rating: 3.64
33 votes
144
Manu Chao
Proxima Estacion: Esperanza

Rating: 3.64
22 votes
145
Spiritualized
Let It Come Down

Rating: 3.64
48 votes
146
Mono
Under The Pipal Tree

Rating: 3.63
112 votes
147
Matthew Good Band
Loser Anthems

Rating: 3.63
30 votes
148
Minus the Bear
This is What I Know About Being Gigantic

Rating: 3.63
276 votes
149
Mercury Rev
All Is Dream

Rating: 3.63
36 votes
150
Oleander
Unwind

Rating: 3.63
12 votes
151
Toadies
Hell Below Stars Above

Rating: 3.62
42 votes
152
Bedouin Soundclash
Root Fire

Rating: 3.62
17 votes
153
World's End Girlfriend
Farewell Kingdom

Rating: 3.61
27 votes
154
Owen
Owen

Rating: 3.61
78 votes
155
Mark Kozelek
Whats Next To The Moon

Rating: 3.61
14 votes
156
Breaking Benjamin
Breaking Benjamin

Rating: 3.6
58 votes
157
Andrew W.K.
I Get Wet

Rating: 3.6
345 votes
158
Lostprophets
The Fake Sound Of Progress

Rating: 3.6
522 votes
159
Audience Of One
EP

Rating: 3.59
11 votes
160
The Pineapple Thief
137

Rating: 3.58
19 votes
161
Belle and Sebastian
Jonathan David

Rating: 3.57
14 votes
162
Rise Against
The Unraveling

Rating: 3.56
591 votes
163
The Starting Line
With Hopes Of Starting Over EP

Rating: 3.54
34 votes
164
Abandoned Pools
Humanistic

Rating: 3.54
35 votes
165
311
From Chaos

Rating: 3.54
232 votes
166
Camera Obscura
Biggest Bluest Hi Fi

Rating: 3.53
19 votes
167
Stars
Nightsongs

Rating: 3.53
39 votes
168
Brand New
Your Favorite Weapon

Rating: 3.51
3548 votes
169
Sum 41
All Killer No Filler

Rating: 3.5
1123 votes
170
Arab on Radar
Yahweh or the Highway

Rating: 3.5
22 votes
171
Volta Do Mar
At The Speed Of Light Or Day

Rating: 3.5
20 votes
172
Eskimo Joe
Girl

Rating: 3.5
13 votes
173
The Angelic Process
...And Your Blood Is Full Of Honey

Rating: 3.47
26 votes
174
Days Of The New
Days of the New III

Rating: 3.47
29 votes
175
Finch
Falling Into Place

Rating: 3.46
136 votes
176
Rilo Kiley
Take-Offs & Landings

Rating: 3.46
63 votes
177
Hope Sandoval and the Warm Inventions
Bavarian Fruit Bread

Rating: 3.46
12 votes
178
Red House Painters
Old Ramon

Rating: 3.46
105 votes
179
Ladytron
604

Rating: 3.45
20 votes
180
M83
M83

Rating: 3.45
148 votes
181
Alien Ant Farm
ANThology

Rating: 3.44
441 votes
182
Astrobrite
Crush

Rating: 3.44
16 votes
183
Guided By Voices
Isolation Drills

Rating: 3.44
93 votes
184
New End Original
Thriller

Rating: 3.43
15 votes
185
The Album Leaf
One Day I'll Be On Time

Rating: 3.43
64 votes
186
Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Rating: 3.43
152 votes
187
Kings of Convenience
Versus

Rating: 3.42
18 votes
188
They Might Be Giants
Mink Car

Rating: 3.41
22 votes
189
Broken Social Scene
Feel Good Lost

Rating: 3.39
322 votes
190
Semisonic
All About Chemistry

Rating: 3.39
27 votes
191
Ghosts and Vodka
Precious Blood

Rating: 3.37
30 votes
192
Deerhoof
Halfbird

Rating: 3.36
11 votes
193
Hrsta
L'éclat du ciel était insoutenable

Rating: 3.36
11 votes
194
King's X
Manic Moonlight

Rating: 3.36
18 votes
195
Breaking Point
Coming of Age

Rating: 3.33
12 votes
196
Tantric
Tantric

Rating: 3.33
50 votes
197
Major Organ and the Adding Machine
Major Organ and the Adding Machine

Rating: 3.33
23 votes
198
The Cranberries
Wake Up and Smell the Coffee

Rating: 3.32
50 votes
199
The Rapture
Out of the Races and Onto the Tracks

Rating: 3.32
11 votes
200
the pillows
Smile

Rating: 3.3
20 votes



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