Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2003

Genre:  Year:  

01
Kayo Dot
Choirs of the Eye

Rating: 4.44
835 votes
02
Bleach
Astronomy

Rating: 4.38
12 votes
03
The Weakerthans
Reconstruction Site

Rating: 4.27
891 votes
04
The Wrens
The Meadowlands

Rating: 4.22
318 votes
05
Oceansize
Effloresce

Rating: 4.22
463 votes
06
The Libertines
Don't Look Back Into the Sun

Rating: 4.21
14 votes
07
CapaRezza
Verita' supposte

Rating: 4.21
14 votes
08
High And Driving
High and Driving

Rating: 4.21
12 votes
09
Mew
Frengers

Rating: 4.2
602 votes
10
Coheed and Cambria
In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3

Rating: 4.19
2141 votes
11
The Twilight Singers
Blackberry Belle

Rating: 4.18
25 votes
12
Saosin
Translating the Name

Rating: 4.17
935 votes
13
Yann Tiersen
Good Bye Lenin! (Soundtrack)

Rating: 4.17
15 votes
14
Explosions in the Sky
The Earth is Not a Cold Dead Place

Rating: 4.16
2129 votes
15
Brand New
Deja Entendu

Rating: 4.15
6730 votes
16
Envy
A Dead Sinking Story

Rating: 4.14
503 votes
17
The Notwist
Neon Golden

Rating: 4.14
268 votes
18
The Mercury Program
Confines Of Heat Split

Rating: 4.14
11 votes
19
Sun Kil Moon
Ghosts of the Great Highway

Rating: 4.13
309 votes
20
Logh
The Raging Sun

Rating: 4.13
16 votes
21
Cursive
The Ugly Organ

Rating: 4.12
785 votes
22
Brave Saint Saturn
The Light of Things Hoped For...

Rating: 4.11
22 votes
23
Matthew Good
Avalanche

Rating: 4.11
140 votes
24
Death Cab for Cutie
Transatlanticism

Rating: 4.11
5166 votes
25
Sweet Trip
Velocity : Design : Comfort

Rating: 4.1
45 votes
26
Joe Strummer and The Mescaleros
Streetcore

Rating: 4.1
86 votes
27
Thrice
The Artist in the Ambulance

Rating: 4.1
2465 votes
28
Jakob
Cale:Drew

Rating: 4.09
79 votes
29
Rocky Votolato
Suicide Medicine

Rating: 4.09
38 votes
30
The Angelic Process
Coma Waering

Rating: 4.09
85 votes
31
Damien Rice
O

Rating: 4.08
1683 votes
32
Blue October
History for Sale

Rating: 4.08
90 votes
33
Okkervil River
Down the River of Golden Dreams

Rating: 4.08
226 votes
34
Pinback
Offcell

Rating: 4.08
39 votes
35
Murder by Death
Who Will Survive and What Will Be Left of Them?

Rating: 4.08
282 votes
36
Songs: Ohia
Magnolia Electric Co

Rating: 4.08
40 votes
37
Gnarkill
Gnarkill

Rating: 4.08
20 votes
38
Unjust
Glow

Rating: 4.07
14 votes
39
TV on the Radio
Young Liars

Rating: 4.07
114 votes
40
Criteria
En Garde

Rating: 4.06
16 votes
41
The Mayan Factor
In Lake 'CH

Rating: 4.05
318 votes
42
Kaizers Orchestra
Evig Pint

Rating: 4.05
40 votes
43
Watashi Wa
The Love Of Life

Rating: 4.05
20 votes
44
The Gathering
Souvenirs

Rating: 4.05
175 votes
45
Los Hermanos
Ventura

Rating: 4.05
22 votes
46
Klimt 1918
Undressed Momento

Rating: 4.05
22 votes
47
The Casket Lottery
Smoke And Mirrors

Rating: 4.05
11 votes
48
Rx Bandits
The Resignation

Rating: 4.04
318 votes
49
Steve Burns
Songs for Dustmites

Rating: 4.04
46 votes
50
ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION
Kimi Tsunagi Five M

Rating: 4.04
46 votes
51
31knots
It Was High Time To Escape

Rating: 4.04
24 votes
52
Sleeping at Last
Ghosts

Rating: 4.04
54 votes
53
Film School
alwaysnever

Rating: 4.04
171 votes
54
Rise Against
Revolutions Per Minute

Rating: 4.03
1247 votes
55
The Evpatoria Report
The Evpatoria Report

Rating: 4.03
16 votes
56
Starflyer 59
Old

Rating: 4.03
34 votes
57
Biffy Clyro
Vertigo Of Bliss

Rating: 4.03
251 votes
58
A Perfect Circle
Thirteenth Step

Rating: 4.03
2318 votes
59
Robert Randolph and the Family Band
Unclassified

Rating: 4.02
24 votes
60
Bear vs. Shark
Right Now You're in the Best of Hands

Rating: 4.02
291 votes
61
Ween
Quebec

Rating: 4.02
125 votes
62
Ted Leo And The Pharmacists
Hearts of Oak

Rating: 4.02
65 votes
63
The Unicorns
Who Will Cut Our Hair When We're Gone?

Rating: 4
392 votes
64
The Pineapple Thief
Variations on a Dream

Rating: 4
68 votes
65
Funeral for a Friend
Four Ways to Scream Your Name

Rating: 4
55 votes
66
We Followed Tigers
And Then We Were Killed...

Rating: 4
22 votes
67
Arab Strap
Monday at the Hug & Pint

Rating: 4
15 votes
68
My Morning Jacket
It Still Moves

Rating: 4
205 votes
69
The Dresden Dolls
The Dresden Dolls

Rating: 4
183 votes
70
Ulrich Schnauss
A Strangely Isolated Place

Rating: 4
42 votes
71
Muse
Absolution

Rating: 3.99
3279 votes
72
M83
Dead Cities, Red Seas and Lost Ghosts

Rating: 3.99
686 votes
73
Calexico
Feast of Wire

Rating: 3.98
55 votes
74
Kashmir
Zitilites

Rating: 3.98
96 votes
75
Something Corporate
Songs for Silent Movies

Rating: 3.98
24 votes
76
Sufjan Stevens
Michigan

Rating: 3.98
1114 votes
77
No-Man
Together We're Stranger

Rating: 3.97
118 votes
78
The Postal Service
Give Up

Rating: 3.96
867 votes
79
House Of Heroes
What you Want is Now

Rating: 3.96
14 votes
80
Against Me!
As the Eternal Cowboy

Rating: 3.96
514 votes
81
Mihai Edrisch
L’un Sans L’Autre

Rating: 3.96
72 votes
82
David Crowder Band
Illuminate

Rating: 3.96
12 votes
83
yodaka
yodaka

Rating: 3.96
12 votes
84
Guster
Keep It Together

Rating: 3.95
154 votes
85
AFI
Sing the Sorrow

Rating: 3.95
1761 votes
86
Do Make Say Think
Winter Hymn Country Hymn Secret Hymn

Rating: 3.95
384 votes
87
Mahumodo
Waves

Rating: 3.94
45 votes
88
Mark Lanegan
Here Comes That Weird Chill

Rating: 3.94
26 votes
89
Kaki King
Everybody Loves You

Rating: 3.94
40 votes
90
Cooper Temple Clause
Kick up the fire.....

Rating: 3.93
23 votes
91
The White Stripes
Elephant

Rating: 3.93
1528 votes
92
Carpark North
Carpark North

Rating: 3.93
14 votes
93
Cire
Adrenological

Rating: 3.93
41 votes
94
The Microphones
Mount Eerie

Rating: 3.92
411 votes
95
Kinesis
Handshakes For Bullets

Rating: 3.92
13 votes
96
Phantom Planet
The Guest

Rating: 3.92
44 votes
97
Beulah
Yoko

Rating: 3.92
36 votes
98
The Thrills
So Much For The City

Rating: 3.92
24 votes
99
Oceansize
Remember Where You Are

Rating: 3.91
17 votes
100
Vaux
There Must Be Some Way To Stop Them

Rating: 3.91
16 votes
101
The Black Keys
Thickfreakness

Rating: 3.91
824 votes
102
Gatsby's American Dream
Ribbons and Sugar

Rating: 3.9
120 votes
103
Anathema
A Natural Disaster

Rating: 3.9
534 votes
104
Black Moth Super Rainbow
Falling Through a Field

Rating: 3.9
52 votes
105
The Fire Theft
The Fire Theft

Rating: 3.9
41 votes
106
Thee Silver Mount Zion
This Is Our Punk-Rock, Thee Rusted Satellites Gather and Sing

Rating: 3.9
138 votes
107
Elysian Fields
Dreams That Breathe Your Name

Rating: 3.9
20 votes
108
Patrick Wolf
Lycanthropy

Rating: 3.89
60 votes
109
Aereogramme
Sleep and Release

Rating: 3.89
156 votes
110
Revis
Places For Breathing

Rating: 3.89
106 votes
111
Elliott
Song in the Air

Rating: 3.88
42 votes
112
The Early November
The Room's Too Cold

Rating: 3.88
342 votes
113
Sam Roberts Band
We Were Born In A Flame

Rating: 3.88
78 votes
114
Radiohead
Hail to the Thief

Rating: 3.87
3383 votes
115
The Stills
Logic Will Break Your Heart

Rating: 3.87
43 votes
116
The Shins
Chutes Too Narrow

Rating: 3.87
2034 votes
117
The Sleepy Jackson
Lovers

Rating: 3.86
11 votes
118
Five Minute Ride
- Bathroom Walls... Lipstick Secrets

Rating: 3.86
11 votes
119
Mogwai
Happy Songs for Happy People

Rating: 3.86
586 votes
120
The Appleseed Cast
Two Conversations

Rating: 3.86
354 votes
121
The Radio Dept.
Lesser Matters

Rating: 3.86
98 votes
122
Funeral Diner
Funeral Diner... Is Dead

Rating: 3.86
63 votes
123
The Player Piano
Satellite

Rating: 3.86
14 votes
124
The Unicorns
Unicorns Are People Too

Rating: 3.86
14 votes
125
Tomahawk
Mit Gas

Rating: 3.86
204 votes
126
Copeland
Beneath Medicine Tree

Rating: 3.85
570 votes
127
Pelican
Australasia

Rating: 3.85
532 votes
128
Funeral for a Friend
Casually Dressed & Deep in Conversation

Rating: 3.85
689 votes
129
Ozma
Spending Time on the Borderline

Rating: 3.84
32 votes
130
MUCC
Zekū

Rating: 3.84
22 votes
131
The Decemberists
Castaways and Cutouts

Rating: 3.84
670 votes
132
Billy Talent
Billy Talent

Rating: 3.84
838 votes
133
Cat Power
You Are Free

Rating: 3.83
268 votes
134
John Murphy
28 Days Later Soundtrack

Rating: 3.83
49 votes
135
Celldweller
Celldweller

Rating: 3.82
219 votes
136
Super Furry Animals
Phantom Power

Rating: 3.82
26 votes
137
The Format
Interventions and Lullabies

Rating: 3.81
194 votes
138
Tindersticks
Waiting for the Moon

Rating: 3.81
16 votes
139
Placebo
Sleeping With Ghosts

Rating: 3.81
364 votes
140
Hymie's Basement
Hymie's Basement

Rating: 3.81
13 votes
141
From Monument To Masses
The Impossible Leap in One Hundred Simple Steps

Rating: 3.81
13 votes
142
The Angels of Light
Everything Is Good Here/ Please Come Home

Rating: 3.8
28 votes
143
Slightly Stoopid
Everything You Need

Rating: 3.8
104 votes
144
Mae
Destination: Beautiful

Rating: 3.8
203 votes
145
Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Fever To Tell

Rating: 3.79
1176 votes
146
Grandaddy
Sumday

Rating: 3.79
64 votes
147
Kevin Devine
Make the Clocks Move

Rating: 3.79
90 votes
148
Gregor Samsa
27:36

Rating: 3.79
26 votes
149
Funeral for a Friend
Seven Ways To Scream Your Name

Rating: 3.79
217 votes
150
Oceansize
One Day All This Could Be Yours

Rating: 3.79
21 votes
151
The Album Leaf
Seal Beach

Rating: 3.79
14 votes
152
Belle and Sebastian
Dear Catastrophe Waitress

Rating: 3.78
452 votes
153
Cold
Year Of The Spider

Rating: 3.78
287 votes
154
Blink-182
Blink-182

Rating: 3.78
2517 votes
155
Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti
Worn Copy

Rating: 3.78
36 votes
156
Meanwhile, Back in Communist Russia
My Elixir; My Poison

Rating: 3.78
36 votes
157
The Strokes
Room on Fire

Rating: 3.78
2578 votes
158
The New Pornographers
Electric Version

Rating: 3.78
258 votes
159
Clann Zu
Rua

Rating: 3.77
31 votes
160
Jaga Jazzist
The Stix

Rating: 3.77
63 votes
161
M. Ward
Transfiguration of Vincent

Rating: 3.77
49 votes
162
Pretty Girls Make Graves
The New Romance

Rating: 3.76
45 votes
163
The Sounds
Living in America

Rating: 3.75
57 votes
164
Azure Ray
Hold On Love

Rating: 3.75
18 votes
165
Sum 41
Does This Look Infected Too?

Rating: 3.75
12 votes
166
Hey Mercedes
Loses Control

Rating: 3.74
27 votes
167
Broadcast
HaHa Sound

Rating: 3.74
34 votes
168
Mando Diao
Bring 'Em In

Rating: 3.73
64 votes
169
Hawksley Workman
Lover/Fighter

Rating: 3.73
15 votes
170
Alkaline Trio
Good Mourning

Rating: 3.73
492 votes
171
Elbow
Cast of Thousands

Rating: 3.73
80 votes
172
Adam Green
Friends of Mine

Rating: 3.72
27 votes
173
Wintersleep
Wintersleep

Rating: 3.72
64 votes
174
Lights Out Asia
Garmonia

Rating: 3.72
55 votes
175
Travis
12 Memories

Rating: 3.72
86 votes
176
u.n.p.o.c.
Fifth Column

Rating: 3.71
14 votes
177
Smog
Supper

Rating: 3.71
14 votes
178
Primus
Animals Should Not Try To Act Like People

Rating: 3.71
134 votes
179
Saxon Shore
Four Months of Darkness

Rating: 3.71
46 votes
180
Ima Robot
Ima Robot

Rating: 3.71
34 votes
181
Xiu Xiu
A Promise

Rating: 3.7
64 votes
182
Deerhoof
Apple O'

Rating: 3.69
63 votes
183
British Sea Power
The Decline of British Sea Power

Rating: 3.69
150 votes
184
The Murder of Rosa Luxemburg
Everyone's in Love and Flowers Pick Them

Rating: 3.68
19 votes
185
Kings of Leon
Holy Roller Novocaine EP

Rating: 3.68
44 votes
186
Radiohead
Go to Sleep

Rating: 3.68
80 votes
187
Great Lake Swimmers
Great Lake Swimmers

Rating: 3.68
34 votes
188
Deftones
Deftones

Rating: 3.67
2189 votes
189
65daysofstatic
Stumble.Stop.Repeat

Rating: 3.66
19 votes
190
!!!
Me and Giuliani Down By the Schoolyard

Rating: 3.65
13 votes
191
The Decemberists
5 Songs

Rating: 3.65
112 votes
192
Josh Ritter
Hello Starling

Rating: 3.65
20 votes
193
Something For Kate
The Official Fiction

Rating: 3.65
27 votes
194
Metric
Old World Underground, Where Are You Now

Rating: 3.65
434 votes
195
Saves the Day
In Reverie

Rating: 3.65
230 votes
196
Eve 6
It's All In Your Head

Rating: 3.64
69 votes
197
Further Seems Forever
How to Start a Fire

Rating: 3.64
194 votes
198
Stephen Malkmus
Pig Lib

Rating: 3.64
56 votes
199
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
...And This Is Our Music

Rating: 3.64
50 votes
200
The Libertines
I Get Along EP

Rating: 3.64
25 votes



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