Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2003


01
The Weakerthans
Reconstruction Site

4.24
1173 votes
02
Oceansize
Effloresce

4.22
1062 votes
03
Coheed and Cambria
In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3

4.21
2493 votes
04
The Wrens
The Meadowlands

4.21
454 votes
05
Mew
Frengers

4.2
1550 votes
06
Saosin
Translating the Name

4.18
1125 votes
07
Sun Kil Moon
Ghosts of the Great Highway

4.16
443 votes
08
Explosions in the Sky
The Earth is Not a Cold Dead Place

4.15
4998 votes
09
Envy
A Dead Sinking Story

4.15
599 votes
10
Airiel
Winks & Kisses: Dizzy

4.15
20 votes
11
Brand New
Deja Entendu

4.15
8268 votes
12
Death Cab for Cutie
Transatlanticism

4.14
4072 votes
13
Nina Nastasia
Run to Ruin

4.14
14 votes
14
Brave Saint Saturn
The Light of Things Hoped For...

4.13
23 votes
15
Sweet Trip
Velocity : Design : Comfort

4.13
199 votes
16
Cursive
The Ugly Organ

4.13
900 votes
17
Relient K
Deck the Halls, Bruise Your Hand

4.13
16 votes
18
Logh
The Raging Sun

4.13
16 votes
19
Airiel
Winks & Kisses: Frosted

4.12
26 votes
20
Matthew Good
Avalanche

4.11
296 votes
21
Thrice
The Artist in the Ambulance

4.11
5658 votes
22
Rocky Votolato
Suicide Medicine

4.1
40 votes
23
Oceansize
Catalyst

4.1
20 votes
24
High And Driving
High and Driving

4.1
15 votes
25
Joe Strummer and The Mescaleros
Streetcore

4.1
96 votes
26
Jakob
Cale:Drew

4.1
105 votes
27
The Notwist
Neon Golden

4.1
354 votes
28
The Exploding Hearts
Guitar Romantic

4.09
116 votes
29
Klimt 1918
Undressed Momento

4.09
32 votes
30
Pinback
Offcell

4.09
147 votes
31
Murder by Death
Who Will Survive and What Will Be Left of Them?

4.09
304 votes
32
TV on the Radio
Young Liars

4.08
125 votes
33
Ween
Quebec

4.08
212 votes
34
The Gathering
Souvenirs

4.08
224 votes
35
The Mercury Program
Confines Of Heat Split

4.08
13 votes
36
CapaRezza
Verita' supposte

4.07
22 votes
37
Unjust
Glow

4.06
16 votes
38
Criteria
En Garde

4.06
16 votes
39
Nadja
Touched

4.06
107 votes
40
Okkervil River
Down the River of Golden Dreams

4.06
262 votes
41
Los Hermanos
Ventura

4.05
40 votes
42
Elliott
Song in the Air

4.04
46 votes
43
Biffy Clyro
The Vertigo of Bliss

4.04
315 votes
44
The Mayan Factor
In Lake 'CH

4.04
358 votes
45
The Microphones
Mount Eerie

4.04
520 votes
46
Gnarkill
Gnarkill

4.04
26 votes
47
31knots
It Was High Time To Escape

4.04
26 votes
48
Asian Kung-Fu Generation
Kimi Tsunagi Five M

4.04
82 votes
49
The Casket Lottery
Smoke And Mirrors

4.04
14 votes
50
The Angelic Process
Coma Waering

4.03
124 votes
51
A Perfect Circle
Thirteenth Step

4.03
2706 votes
52
Oceansize
Remember Where You Are

4.03
38 votes
53
O.A.R.
In Between Now And Then

4.03
38 votes
54
Starflyer 59
Old

4.03
38 votes
55
ASG
Amplification Of Self Gratification

4.03
19 votes
56
The Twilight Singers
Blackberry Belle

4.02
41 votes
57
Rise Against
Revolutions per Minute

4.02
1443 votes
58
Robert Randolph and the Family Band
Unclassified

4.02
25 votes
59
An Embrace of Angels
'Ere January Be Unwintered

4.02
25 votes
60
Muse
Absolution

4.01
3882 votes
61
Ted Leo and the Pharmacists
Hearts of Oak

4.01
68 votes
62
The Pineapple Thief
Variations on a Dream

4
94 votes
63
Ulrich Schnauss
A Strangely Isolated Place

4
54 votes
64
Watashi Wa
The Love Of Life

4
22 votes
65
Yann Tiersen
Good Bye Lenin! (Soundtrack)

4
22 votes
66
Low
Murderer

4
15 votes
67
Sufjan Stevens
Michigan

4
1680 votes
68
Bear vs. Shark
Right Now You're in the Best of Hands

4
334 votes
69
The Unicorns
Who Will Cut Our Hair When We're Gone?

4
472 votes
70
Mihai Edrisch
L'un Sans L'Autre

3.99
86 votes
71
My Morning Jacket
It Still Moves

3.99
254 votes
72
Funeral for a Friend
Four Ways to Scream Your Name

3.99
61 votes
73
M83
Dead Cities, Red Seas and Lost Ghosts

3.99
446 votes
74
The Postal Service
Give Up

3.99
1050 votes
75
Film School
alwaysnever

3.98
198 votes
76
Kaizers Orchestra
Evig Pint

3.98
25 votes
77
The Evpatoria Report
The Evpatoria Report

3.98
22 votes
78
Colossal
Brave The Elements

3.97
19 votes
79
Do Make Say Think
Winter Hymn Country Hymn Secret Hymn

3.97
226 votes
80
AFI
Sing the Sorrow

3.97
2008 votes
81
The Dresden Dolls
The Dresden Dolls

3.97
204 votes
82
Against Me!
As the Eternal Cowboy

3.96
636 votes
83
Blue October
History for Sale

3.96
102 votes
84
Guster
Keep It Together

3.96
192 votes
85
Kashmir
Zitilites

3.96
112 votes
86
Steve Burns
Songs for Dustmites

3.95
96 votes
87
The Libertines
Don't Look Back Into the Sun

3.95
42 votes
88
No-Man
Together We're Stranger

3.95
79 votes
89
Vaux
There Must Be Some Way To Stop Them

3.94
17 votes
90
doubleDrive
Blue In The Face

3.94
16 votes
91
Cire
Adrenological

3.93
45 votes
92
Mahumodo
Waves

3.93
51 votes
93
The White Stripes
Elephant

3.93
1812 votes
94
Josh Rouse
1972

3.93
14 votes
95
Kinesis
Handshakes For Bullets

3.92
13 votes
96
Elysian Fields
Dreams That Breathe Your Name

3.92
13 votes
97
Aereogramme
Sleep and Release

3.92
176 votes
98
Patrick Wolf
Lycanthropy

3.91
64 votes
99
Gregor Samsa
27:36

3.91
29 votes
100
Oceansize
One Day All This Could Be Yours

3.91
46 votes
101
Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra
This Is Our Punk-Rock, Thee Rusted Satellites Gather and Sing

3.91
161 votes
102
MUCC
Zekuu

3.91
33 votes
103
We Followed Tigers
And Then We Were Killed...

3.91
22 votes
104
Cafe Tacuba
Cuatro Caminos

3.9
21 votes
105
The Stills
Logic Will Break Your Heart

3.9
47 votes
106
Thursday
War All the Time

3.9
1256 votes
107
Kaki King
Everybody Loves You

3.9
86 votes
108
Something Corporate
Songs for Silent Movies

3.89
28 votes
109
Carpark North
Carpark North

3.89
14 votes
110
Tindersticks
Waiting for the Moon

3.89
18 votes
111
Tomahawk
Mit Gas

3.88
260 votes
112
The Appleseed Cast
Two Conversations

3.88
450 votes
113
The Shins
Chutes Too Narrow

3.88
2277 votes
114
The Early November
The Room's Too Cold

3.88
404 votes
115
House Of Heroes
What you Want is Now

3.88
32 votes
116
The Radio Dept.
Pulling Our Weight

3.88
16 votes
117
Mogwai
Happy Songs for Happy People

3.87
704 votes
118
Mark Lanegan
Here Comes That Weird Chill

3.87
62 votes
119
Jose Gonzalez
Veneer

3.87
508 votes
120
Clann Zu
Rua

3.87
38 votes
121
The Black Keys
Thickfreakness

3.87
501 votes
122
BUCK-TICK
Mona Lisa Overdrive

3.87
15 votes
123
The Fire Theft
The Fire Theft

3.86
59 votes
124
Radiohead
Hail to the Thief

3.86
4191 votes
125
Arab Strap
Monday at the Hug & Pint

3.86
66 votes
126
Slightly Stoopid
Everything You Need

3.86
113 votes
127
Copeland
Beneath Medicine Tree

3.86
434 votes
128
Funeral for a Friend
Casually Dressed & Deep in Conversation

3.86
780 votes
129
The Radio Dept.
Lesser Matters

3.86
176 votes
130
Califone
Quicksand/Cradlesnakes

3.86
28 votes
131
I Am Kloot
I Am Kloot

3.86
14 votes
132
Longwave
The Strangest Things

3.86
14 votes
133
Zoe
Rocanlover

3.86
14 votes
134
The Thrills
So Much For The City

3.85
27 votes
135
Pelican
Australasia

3.85
616 votes
136
John Murphy
28 Days Later Soundtrack

3.85
59 votes
137
The Cooper Temple Clause
Kick up the fire.....

3.84
58 votes
138
Sam Roberts Band
We Were Born In A Flame

3.84
86 votes
139
Meanwhile, Back in Communist Russia
My Elixir; My Poison

3.84
38 votes
140
Super Furry Animals
Phantom Power

3.84
30 votes
141
Mando Diao
Bring 'Em In

3.84
74 votes
142
The Unicorns
Unicorns Are People Too

3.83
18 votes
143
Revis
Places For Breathing

3.83
118 votes
144
Cat Power
You Are Free

3.83
318 votes
145
Billy Talent
Billy Talent

3.82
954 votes
146
Sleeping at Last
Ghosts

3.82
62 votes
147
From Monument To Masses
The Impossible Leap in One Hundred Simple Steps

3.82
14 votes
148
Nadja
Skin Turns To Glass

3.81
35 votes
149
The Format
Interventions and Lullabies

3.81
227 votes
150
Plastic Tree
Shiro Chronicle

3.81
16 votes
151
Blink-182
blink-182

3.81
3025 votes
152
Five Minute Ride
- Bathroom Walls... Lipstick Secrets

3.81
13 votes
153
Adam Green
Friends of Mine

3.81
31 votes
154
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
...And This Is Our Music

3.8
33 votes
155
The Player Piano
Satellite

3.8
20 votes
156
The New Pornographers
Electric Version

3.8
298 votes
157
Placebo
Sleeping With Ghosts

3.79
456 votes
158
Wintersleep
Wintersleep

3.79
68 votes
159
Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Fever To Tell

3.79
1356 votes
160
Phantom Planet
The Guest

3.79
46 votes
161
Funeral for a Friend
Seven Ways To Scream Your Name

3.79
234 votes
162
Belle and Sebastian
Dear Catastrophe Waitress

3.79
876 votes
163
The Strokes
Room on Fire

3.79
3150 votes
164
Mae
Destination: Beautiful

3.79
229 votes
165
Ozma
Spending Time on the Borderline

3.79
42 votes
166
Pretty Girls Make Graves
The New Romance

3.78
58 votes
167
M. Ward
Transfiguration of Vincent

3.78
55 votes
168
Nothingface
Skeletons

3.77
127 votes
169
Jaga Jazzist
The Stix

3.77
73 votes
170
The Sounds
Living in America

3.77
62 votes
171
Skycamefalling
Skycamefalling

3.76
21 votes
172
The Angels of Light
Everything Is Good Here/ Please Come Home

3.75
46 votes
173
Hawksley Workman
Lover/Fighter

3.75
16 votes
174
TTNG
First Demo

3.75
14 votes
175
Lights Out Asia
Garmonia

3.75
57 votes
176
Ima Robot
Ima Robot

3.74
35 votes
177
Hymie's Basement
Hymie's Basement

3.74
31 votes
178
Cold
Year Of The Spider

3.74
324 votes
179
65daysofstatic
Stumble.Stop.Repeat

3.74
19 votes
180
Esmerine
If Only a Sweet Surrender to the Nights to Come Be

3.73
15 votes
181
Grandaddy
Sumday

3.73
88 votes
182
Alkaline Trio
Good Mourning

3.73
593 votes
183
Saxon Shore
Four Months of Darkness

3.73
50 votes
184
Primus
Animals Should Not Try To Act Like People

3.72
152 votes
185
Rufus Wainwright
Want One

3.72
60 votes
186
Kevin Devine
Make the Clocks Move

3.72
116 votes
187
British Sea Power
The Decline of British Sea Power

3.72
130 votes
188
The Sleepy Jackson
Lovers

3.71
42 votes
189
Beulah
Yoko

3.71
72 votes
190
Deerhoof
Apple O'

3.7
87 votes
191
Azure Ray
Hold On Love

3.7
21 votes
192
!!!
Me and Giuliani Down By the Schoolyard

3.69
16 votes
193
Nightmare
Ultimate Circus

3.69
16 votes
194
Austin Tv
La Ultima Noche Del Mundo

3.69
16 votes
195
Rachel's
Systems/Layers

3.69
27 votes
196
The Murder of Rosa Luxemburg
Everyone's in Love and Flowers Pick Them

3.68
19 votes
197
Deftones
Deftones

3.68
2776 votes
198
Kill Sadie
Experiments in Expectation

3.68
20 votes
199
Benton Falls
Guilt Beats Hate

3.67
26 votes
200
Nadja
Corrasion

3.67
29 votes



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